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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 January 2016

No complimentary water in your room which I found strange as you in the desert. I was not going to risk it with the tap water. I have not figured out exactly which bungalows have a bath in the bathroom but my bungalow (#15) did not have one like the family room in the pictures on the website. Animal droppings...

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We are glad that we were able to assist you with any dietary requirements you needed and that your stay at the lodge was pleasant. We hope to be able to welcome you back at the lodge again in the future. Kind regards, Katrin

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 January 2016

An excellent location for exploring the Canyon and surrounds. The setting against granite koppies is magnificent and makes for excellent landscapes. The rooms are neat and spotless with great views. The staff were welcoming and very friendly. Breakfast and dinner were excellent with a decent selection of wines available, and wind permitting, dinner on the patio is a must as...

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We thank you for taking the time to write us a lovely review about your time spent at the lodge. We appreciate the feedback very much and are happy that your stay was so enjoyable. Kind regards, Katrin

Hong Kong
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We stopped here after a long drive fron sousselvi along dirt tracks so were pleased to arrive at a well maintained place. Lush greens areas in the old converted farm house where you could have coffee and use wifi. The rooms were small chalets and were beautifully equipped with strong shower, lovely products (however in glass bottles - which I...

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We thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay at the lodge. We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed the food and the chalets. Kind regards, Katrin

Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 26 December 2015

This lodge is a real beauty, the pearl in the neighbourhood of the Fish River Canyon. The Canyon Lodge is located between massive rounded granite boulders. The different houses are really nice and have a very clean bathroom. The food is really delicious and the hospitality is excellent. One member of our group had his birthday when we were in...

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We are thrilled to hear that you have had such an enjoyable stay at the Canyon Lodge and we thank you for taking the time to share this experience with us. We hope that this was not the last visit and that we will be able to welcome you back at the lodge again in the future! Kind regards, Katrin

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Found the chalets very comfortable and set in spectacular scenery. Swimming pool is also set in a peaceful situation but wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. Staff most helpful and attentive.

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We would like to thank you for sharing your experience at the Canyon Lodge with us. We are thankful for the compliments towards the staff and will make sure to forward these accordingly! Kind regards, Katrin

Weiningen, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Very nice surrounding after a long day out in the Fish River Canyon region. The pool site invites you to a nice sunset moment. At night you should not be afraid, having some Oryxes just arround your house/room.

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We thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review about your stay at the Canyon Lodge. It gives us great pleasure to hear that you were able to enjoy your stay very much. Kind regards, Katrin

Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Staying only 1 night wasn't enough and it was unfortunately that in certain places we couldn't stay longer. This is set against a backdrop of boulders and though is quite large, we were there with only a few guests. The room was fine and the pool area really good. The manager was very helpful and though there were a couple...

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Thank you for taking the time to write us a review about your stay at the lodge. We appreciate your feedback greatly and look forward to welcoming you back at the lodge again in the future. Kind regards, Katrin

Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 19 November 2015

One night stay review. Marvelous location. The surroundings were as beautiful as the Giant's playground park that we visited later on ! Main building with reception desk and restaurant and separate lodges in the large and beautiful garden. Cabin was much smaller than expected but did the job. Good airco, good shower, many amenities in bathroom and also coffee-tea making...

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We thank you for taking the time to write us a review and your suggestions. We look forward to hopefully welcoming you back at the lodge again in the future. Kind regards, Katrin

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 November 2015

I can highly recommend this lodge to anyone who likes to enjoy a couple of days in peaceful quietness. Setting, staff, animals, rooms, quality of food - EXCELLENT!!! Make sure you stay at least 2 nights in order to enjoy to the fullest. You won't regret!

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We are very pleased to hear that you were able to enjoy your experience at the Canyon Lodge so much. Thank you for taking the time to share it with us. We hope to be able to welcome you back at the lodge again in the future. Kind regards, Katrin

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Really enjoyed the swimming pool. It's quite a long walk to it but what a superb position and views. There is also an honesty bar there. It's definitely worth a walk to see it. The water was quite cold when we were there. We also enjoyed the sundowner walk that the staff arrange most evenings. It's not a long walk,...

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We thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review about your experience at the lodge. We are very pleased to hear that you were able to enjoy the pool and the sundowner deck so much and we look forward to welcoming you back at the lodge again in the future. Kind regards, Katrin

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The harsh rocky desert region at the southern tip of Namibia has made many a traveller think that God has forgotten this land. Not so, just 20 kilometres from the main viewpoint of the Fish River Canyon, leading off the dusty D324, you’ll find the Canon Lodge, an oasis seemingly in the middle of nowhere. The Canon Lodge is one of two existing accommodation centres in the expanse of the 530 km² Gondwana Canon Park. Tall weather-beaten granite boulders mark the location of the lodge and forms an integral part of the overall design. The 20 thatch stone bungalows are dotted among the kopies and are beautifully designed, with the walls shaped around the hills so that boulders protrude into your room, cool to the touch and smoothly rounded by an eternity of erosion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Canyon Lodge

Address: | 20 KM East of the Fish River Canyon, Gondwana Canon Park, Fish River Canyon, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Karas Region > Fish River Canyon
Price Range: $224 - $342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Canyon Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Canon Hotel Fish River Canyon
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“Some bungalows are raised, offereing a better view”
 of 5 bubbles ChristoW2013, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a hut slightly closer to the main Lodge if you don't want an adventurous walk in the dark.”
 of 5 bubbles JackyL79, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There all good.”
 of 5 bubbles 411garym411, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the perimeter overlooking the plain”
 of 5 bubbles lulu008, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a room away from the lawns and on the edge of the desert plains”
 of 5 bubbles Fiona2905, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
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