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Lusaka Province, Zambia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a mouth watering experience at chobe marina lodge. My family members were over the moon to see and experience am amazing ambience .The visit was during Easter period. We went to the national park to have communion with nature .

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

"MR" what great feedback, thank you, this is why we do what we do, to get our guests to experience what we have to offer and truly enjoy their stay and experience.

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a great stay. The food was especially good with great flavours and choices and the game drives and boat excursions generated all the animals. Staff were happy and helpful. I have no problems recommending this hotel

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review it is much appreciated. It gives us all so much pleasure reading such positive comments from our guests as we have achieved our goal to ensure our guests experience with us is a great one. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcome you back again in the near...

Francistown, Botswana
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of this facility is indeed prime. Despite being located almost at the heart of the township and giving visitors/guests easy access in to the township and its different services and activities, the serenity that prevails there, one cannot ask for more.

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Indeed we are situated on the river and as you say the location is prime. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us.

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location but not much of a customer experience. Mosquitoes aplenty with nothing done at restaurant to manage this problem. Food was mediocre to say the least. Staff were fairly helpful but overall not enough for me to go back to Chobe Marina Lodge again. When the afternoon activity, river cruise was rained out nothing was done to help with...

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to rate your stay with us on Trip Advisor. There has been some challenges regarding insects, during this time of the year after all the rains and between the changing of the seasons, this is not normally an issue. We are looking at eco friendly was to keep the insects at bay and already...

Barry's Bay, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our overall feeling of the Lodge is that it could use a sprucing up. The network of cabins is quite nicely placed along the Chobe river's edge and they look quaint, however upon arriving at our cabin we could not open the sliding door to enter our cabin as it was off its gliders. Although someone arrived quickly to look...

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review it is much appreciated. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for mentioning a few concerns so that we can attend to these. We are replacing all the sliding doors, so the doors will no longer ne an issue, and are waiting for our new mosquito nets to arrive, to be...

Lancaster, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights in March and had a great experience. The lodge is nice with ample rooms, but spotty Wifi. The restaurant is above average, but beware of the insects at night. That was a bit of a problem our second night and the hotel's response did not solve the problem. We did have a beautiful boat ride...

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. You will be happy to know we have upgraded our WIFI and the issues have been addressed and it is very reliable now, considering the challenges in the remote area we are in. The safari experience and boat cruises are a delight as you have mentioned.

Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't actually make our reservation at this hotel, but were switched from our original choice without prior knowledge. We discovered on arrival that our first choice hotel had moved us to Chobe Marina Lodge due to reasons that we felt were questionable. However, we believe that this change worked wonderfully for us. The rooms were spacious with every possible...

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

It is always such a pleasure looking after our guests and I am happy you were well looked after and that you did enjoy your stay with us. I am indeed happy that we could host you after your booking was changed to us, perfect.

Sittingbourne, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 4 days/3nights at Chobe Marina and it exceeded our expectations. Our lodge was a suite giving us space to relax as well as sleep. It was clean and comfortable, with mesh shutters as well as windows allowing you to have the windows ajar during the day. The location is outstanding with views over the Chobe River. The monkeys,...

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

We are happy your expectations were met and exceeded that is our aim with all our guests. Thank you for the review and look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future.

Wootton Wawen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ideal location for a wonderful game experience. The food is OK but the service in the top resaurant could have been better. Overall though, I enjoyed staying there as the staff were particularly friendly and attentive.

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and that you experienced our friendly staff. We are always looking at ways to better our service levels and will continue to do so.

Sundern, Germany
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

A nice hotel at the Chobe river, offering plenty of activities. For some - e.g. day trip to Vic-Falls - it's worth while checking alternatives for cost reasons. Nice suite, friendly staff, good service. Very fast laundry.

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to rate your visit with us on Trip Advisor it is much appreciated. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and that you experienced some of our friendly staff and service standards.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Chobe Marina Lodge

Address: Chobe River, Kasane, Botswana
Region: Botswana > North-West District > Kasane
Price Range: $755 - $1,235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Chobe Marina Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 66
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