From our tented lodge by the river bed, dried up though, we could see wild Oryxes strolling right in front of our tent.
There was no TV or wifi in the tent, but we had everything we needed for our 2 night stay, tea and coffee, a safe, a spacious bathroom with hot water shower. We were surprised to have turn down service when we returned to our room after dinner. There was a swimming pool, quite small, but we didn't get to use it.
Wifi connection in the reception was not steady. Connection was very slow when there were too many people trying to get online but it seemed to be a common problem in many of the hotels in Namibia.
Locationwise, its very close to the entrance of the national park.
Most impressive was the quality of the food whether it was breakfast, lunch or dinner. They were all served in buffet style with lots of choices of salad, fruits and cheese. For two nights in a row, grilled zebra, oryx, springbok, kudu meat were available.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated at the Entrance Gate to the Namib Naukluft Park, Sossusvlei Lodge offers direct access to the towering red sand dunes, the famous pan of Sossusvlei, the scorched black trees of Dead Vlei and the remarkable depths of the Sesriem Canyon. The 45 individual accommodation units at Sossusvlei Lodge are carefully laid out to perfectly blend in with the magnificent surrounding natural environment. Each luxury unit offers a fully air-conditioned bedroom, en-suite bathroom and a patio to enjoy the views of the roaming wildlife and incredible Desert landscapes. Experience the true art of Hospitality with the thoughtful touch of attentive staff to contribute to a truly memorable experience. Facilities include a sparkling pool, bar, beer garden and an al fresco terrace where one can enjoy exquisite food, award-winning wines and magnificent views of the floodlit waterhole. The Sossusvlei Lodge Adventure Centre provides a range of activities including Guided Excursions, Sun-downer Trips, Hot Air Ballooning, Scenic Flights and much more to explore the area's natural beauty. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Sossusvlei Hotel Sesriem