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Camp Gecko Tented Camp

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Wuxi, China
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This is certainly a unique place to stay. I loved the open air toilets and shower. It was great to lay in bed at night and look at the stars. You have to make a fire in order to have a warm shower and the lighting is limited. The lady was very friendly and helped us plan a scenic drive....

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Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We had one of the chalets. Wonderfull views at the waterwhole from the chalets. Nature as nature comes. Simple but very beautiful chalets with the best Namibia views. In the night we put our matrass on the roof and felt a sleep under billions of stars and the noise and sights of drinking Zebras and Oryx's. Definately will come back!

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2Thank Thijmen77
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The staff of Camp Gecko came to the rescue when my hotel reservations were cancelled in Solitaire. I wanted to avoid the drive back to Rehoboth in the late afternoon after visiting Sossusvlei and kept looking for any lodging sites that were available. I was fortunate to find this camp site and found it to be so peaceful and FUN!...

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2Thank Michael A
Hoorn, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were at Camp Gecko for two nights. It was cold at night, but the beautiful starry nights and stunning view from the dining tent made us forget it. The lodge is run by a former couple from Switzerland. They ate dinner with us and they were great company with interesting stories. We had a great time staying here.

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2Thank balex2014
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Very nice and relaxing place to stay, in the Namib desert. Excellent breakfast and dinner. Wonderful immersion in the nature. We have slept in the Bush tent, very cozy and nice, illuminated by lanterns, with hot water in the bathroom from the outside wooden boiler.The host Heidi and Renè are very pleased to give suggestions and helpful in finding solutions...

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2Thank Francesca R
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Amazing view in the middle of the desert. Great food and stories. It not to far from the city and you already feel on lunar landscapes. Our guide Felix introduced us to the friendly and brave owner. I would recommand.

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3Thank Matthieu W
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

All was fine with accommodation but the morning we woke up to no water. I saw owner and walked over to his car. He fixed water quickly. I noted a hunting rifle with him and there were a few more people on car with cameras. After they left we sat on front of tent and had coffee. They drove in...

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2Thank Leonpotgieter
Johannesburg
Reviewed 1 November 2014

We stayed here for two nights a couple of weeks ago, and were totally taken in by the remoteness and silence of the place. Heidi has set up some beautifully situated tented accommodation, and the view from the dining room/pub lapa is superb. We birded on the nearby Spreetshoogte Pass, and founf "our" bird, the endemic Herero Chat. A gad...

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3Thank PeterSharland
Polokwane, South Africa
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Camp Gecko is fantastic, possibly the most relaxing break I've had in a long time; Heidi and Rene are fantastic hosts, they are such lovely welcoming people. We had the most amazing views from the tents and I must say it's breath-taking. Wholesome home cooked meals, exceptionally friendly staff and overall a wonderful experience for us. You are just 28...

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Casino, Australia
Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

This camp was very cute, however the tents were quite open and full of bugs. Mosquito nets were available, however it was a bit uncomfortable during the night. Also not a lot of activities to do during the day, so I wouldn't recommend spending too much time there.

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Address: Solitaire | P O Box 31277, Windhoek, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Number of rooms: 6
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“Don't be expecting 5 star luxury hotel rooms, these are fantastic well equipped tents that offer you slightly more luxury than normal tents, the fact that we could have a hot shower and flush toilet we were very grateful. If you want a hot shower, I would recommend taking your own wood with, the wood supplied is just enough to make the water lukewarm if you like me and need a hot shower to wake up, then take your own wood for the donkey.”
 of 5 bubbles 258cheriek, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
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