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south africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

perfect stopover 6 km outside francistown ,away from dreary noisy city .in bush on river edge - take pathway down to river to enjoy a really pristine clean river bed walk in riverine valley with wilderness bush/trees on river edges .walk barefoot in really clean river sand amongst the trees - overseas tourists will really enjoy this mini wild Africa...

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Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Quiet and peaceful location offering clean and above average accommodation. The meals are a bonus avoiding the task of food preparation when on a long trip. The access road is but a minor set back once you have found it !

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Limpopo Province, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

will definitely recommend it to any one as a group of friends, family or business trip ect,. who is looking for a place that feels like home. Place is neat and clean and all things needed.. Great surrounding ,peace and quiet.

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AnneW278, Manager at Woodlands Stop Over and Lodge, responded to this review

Hello MalanP2017 Thank you so much for reviewing us. Glad you enjoyed “home away from home”. You will always find us that way, as that is what we strive for! Bush life so close to town offers the peace & quiet you speak of! We look forward to your return visit and highly appreciate all your recommendations and referrals. Kind...

Fife, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After another day on Botswana's horrendous roads, and the road to the lodge, we received a fantastic welcome from the staff. The room, with the huge veranda, was just what was required. Loved the well maintained room, the furnishings and all that was provided. The gardens are maintained to an exceptional standard. We made good use of the braai and...

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AnneW278, Manager at Woodlands Stop Over and Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Stretch and Michele. Thank you for taking the time to review us so positively and so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Our staff are so motivated by compliments such as yours and keeps us all striving for excellence in our areas. The night experience under the stars can be enjoyed much more when out of the busy...

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The breakfast is not worth getting. Great setting with very friendly staff. A bit out of the way though and you may need a 4x4 in the wet weather. I would recommend staying here if you had a bit of time in your hands.

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AnneW278, Owner at Woodlands Stop Over and Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 41brendanf, Thank you for taking the time to review us and we are so happy that you found the setting to be great and the staff friendly, all of which we hope makes for a memorable stay. We are a self-catering establishment so do not offer breakfasts. The small breakfast snack that you obviously ordered is certainly not a...

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Our fourth stay in six months & we always stay in The Deck. Two comments. One, the foliage in front of The Deck needs to be judiciously trimmed because the view of the river is now almost completely blocked. Two, not sure whose responsibility it is, but the road in badly needs to be graded. Once there, it's delightful, but...

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AnneW278, Owner at Woodlands Stop Over and Lodge, responded to this review

Dear BH K, Thank you so much for your most positive review of us and also for your loyal and frequent support. Both of which we appreciate very much. So happy for the comments about the foliage in front of the Deck Room and we will look at it very carefully after the rains have finished and clear where appropriate...

Zambia
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We have stayed here a few times over the years on our trips from Zambia to SA. Really friendly staff, well kept gardens and campsites. All the accommodation is of a very high standard with everything provided. A great bonus is the delicious ready made frozen meals available from reception. Excellent value for money. Safe and peaceful place to unwind...

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AnneW278, Owner at Woodlands Stop Over and Lodge, responded to this review

Dear ebensandie, Thank you so much for the lovely review and for taking valuable time to do so! We are so appreciative of your frequent support of us and glad that you find everything to your satisfaction. We do all work as a team to maintain a high standard here at Woodlands in all areas of the business and so...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I can gladly recommend this place! The ablution blocks are immaculate and it was such a welcoming place to stay. Staff are very friendly, the grounds are neat and tidy. The pool is clean, just a pleasant experience.

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AnneW278, Owner at Woodlands Stop Over and Lodge, responded to this review

Hello annamariep2017, Thank you for your lovely happy review. It makes us so glad when our guests enjoy everything that we work hard to put in place. All our staff participate, happily, to make the stay of our valued guests as comfortable and pleasant as possible and they too are motivated by reviews such as yours! Thank you and we...

Pandanmatenga
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I regularly use woodlands stop over as a midway stop from Chobe to Pretoria. There is excellent facilities and good value for money. The only criticism is that it is not that accessible from the main road.

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AnneW278, Owner at Woodlands Stop Over and Lodge, responded to this review

Dear jacoh2017, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and also for your most loyal support of us! We appreciate both the comments and the support. We do strive for excellence here at Woodlands and try to keep our guests comfort in the foreground of our business. We have held our prices for the last four...

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Such a beautiful peaceful place to stay, only a few km out of Francistown but you might as well be on another planet. The accommodation is perfect and the bird life just wonderful. The staff are friendly and helpful as are the ex Zimbo owners who's only wish is for you to relax and enjoy the superb surroundings. If you...

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AnneW278, Owner at Woodlands Stop Over and Lodge, responded to this review

Hello CookRE Thank you so much for your most positive review and we're so very happy that you were able to relax and soak in the ambiance of Woodlands! We're thrilled when out guests enjoy our little spot on this existing planet! Even getting to hear the little baby Woodlands Kingfishers as their mama & papa fly to the nest...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Woodlands Stop Over and Lodge is a self catering establishment situated just 10kms north of Francistown just off the A3 National road. We have three different types of accommodation suiting the pockets of all travellers. A lovely, well appointed, family cottage with two en-suite bedrooms and all the comfortable amentities of home. Fully furnished and equipped. Eight Riverview en-suite rooms with their own kitchenette, also fully equipped. Very spacious, clean and comfortable. Six quaint chalets in the campsite making use of the immaculately clean ablution facility. These rooms (campsite chalets) do not have en-suite facilities. Lovely lawned campsites with water and power points for customer convenience. For the tired traveller a sparkling swimming pool welcomes you on arrival. A tranquil setting awaits all our valued patrons! We are ready to give a warm Botswana welcome. Dumelang! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Woodlands Stop Over and Lodge

Address: Plot 9/10/11 NQ 24 Gerald Estates | Tati Town, Francistown 0000, Botswana (Formerly Mike and Anne West)
Region: Botswana > North-East District > Francistown
Price Range: $78 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Woodlands Stop Over and Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“All rooms are quiet and peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles Stretch-Michele, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“River views but all of the rooms and chalets are just wonderful - tranquil and safe.”
 of 5 bubbles CarrieC296, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Find another camping ground”
 of 5 bubbles dhw3, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Nice view closer to the River”
 of 5 bubbles 410Why, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Maybe the houses by the river would be more luxurious, but personally I wouldn't bother.”
 of 5 bubbles , 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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