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“Wonderful experience”
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Sossusvlei Lodge
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4 reviews
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“Wonderful experience”
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Sossusvlei Lodge is a wonderful lodge in the middle of nowhere, proofing that being remotely located does not have an impact on wonderful food, great accommodation and friendly service. Arriving at the lodge after having challenges on the road and being extremely tired it was wonderful to relax. Checking in was easy, having assistance to carry our luggage to our room. Dinning at Sossusvlei Lodge is a experience not likely to be forgotten. The food was excellent and the waiters very friendly.

  • Stayed December 2016, travelled as a couple
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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review, 5 January 2017
Dear Adri,
Thank you for the excellent rating and review! We appreciate your compliments very much. Happy to hear you enjoyed your relaxing stay, the service you received and of course the dinner experience.
We are looking forward to welcome you back!
Best wishes,
The Sossusvlei Lodge Team
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great food in the restaurant. the bar is also opened in the afternoon and evenings. Lodges with aircon are very cute. The place is clean, shower and everything is working. Great tour guide with perfect know how about animals and nature. Sossusvlei dunes we did by ourselves with the 4x4 truck. It was super nice! Wifi very week and often not working at the bar, only at reception area.

Stayed December 2016, travelled as a couple
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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review, 5 January 2017
Dear Simone,
Thanks for the fantastic rating and review! Glad you enjoyed the clean accommodation units, the bar and the great food service at our restaurant. Wifi is bit of a daunting task to provide in the middle of the Desert.
Looking forward to welcome you back!
Best wishes,
The Sossusvlei Lodge Team
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Nelspruit, South Africa
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent accommodation close to park entrance with very friendly staff. We ordered a breakfast basket for our trip to the dunes and was really surprised with the treat that was packed. The dinner setting and and food surpassed all our expectations and the wine list is really good. Defintely worth a visit.

Stayed December 2016, travelled as a couple
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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review, 5 January 2017
Dear Dangro,
Thank you for the excellent rating and review! Delighted that your enjoyed your stay, the breakfast basket for your dune trip and the dinner experience.
Looking forward to welcome you back!
Best wishes,
The Sossusvlei Lodge Team
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Chur
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

I stayed there during the 100km del Namib Race and the hospitality was exceptional! The staff was very friendly and helpful and the prices for drinks were very reasonable. The food was also very delicious and the bush dinner on our last evening was an unfortgetable experience.

  • Stayed December 2016, travelled with friends
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Thank Simona80
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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review, 5 January 2017
Dear Simona,
Thank you so much for the excellent rating and review! We are delighted that you enjoyed the delicious food, the bush dinner on the last evening and the overall service you received from our staff at the lodge.
We are looking forward to welcome you back for the next race!
Best wishes,
The Sossusvlei Lodge Team
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

In the middle of nowhere just close enough to the dunes you will find the Sossusvlei Lodge. People were helpfull, the room had great A/C and the buffet had tons of tasty food. We enjoyed a helicopter ride and the animals that lurk around the housing.

  • Stayed November 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thank MJPontheroad
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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review, 5 January 2017
Dear MJ Pontheroad,
Thank you for the wonderful rating and review! Glad you enjoyed your stay, the roaming animals, the helicopter excursion as well as the dinner buffet.
We are looking for ward to welcome you back!
Best wishes,
The Sossusvlei Lodge Team
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Additional Information about Sossusvlei Lodge

Property: Sossusvlei Lodge
Address: Gate to Sossusvlei entrance Namib Desert, Sesriem 6900, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Sesriem
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 8 Speciality Lodging in Sesriem
Price range (per night): R3 054 - R4 852
Hotel Class:4 star — Sossusvlei Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 45
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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