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Umkumbe Safari Lodge

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  • Excellent68%
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  • Average7%
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Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed October 31, 2017

Umkumbe is not a 5 star luxury lodge, but it is very comfortable and more than met my needs. We were a group of 14. This is my experience: The lodging has a lovely deck overlooking a riverbed (winter season) which had some busy days...More

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Reviewed October 13, 2017

First, the room. Huge bedroom, no decoration. No place for the suitcases and clothes. The bathroom was completely flooded one night after a thunderstorm and no electricity, no generator The worst is the privacy. You can t lock your room. The sliding doors can t...More

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Response from 674brettt, Marketing at Umkumbe Safari LodgeResponded November 1, 2017

Hi There Thank you for your feedback. We've addressed each issue below. 1. The Bedroom : We are unsure what you meant by "no decoration". Each of rooms is authentic and decorated with images, scatter cushions and more. There is plenty of space for luggage....More

Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our 5 day stay very much. The staff was wonderful - very friendly and attentive. We had a lovely and very spacious room. I was worried about what the food would be like at a safari lodge, but surprisingly, the food was amazing....More

1  Thank PatriciaT917
Reviewed September 25, 2017

Friendly, knowledgeable and fun staff and guides. Our room was nice, clean and comfortable and the grounds were tidy. There is very limited complimentary wi-fi available (not a huge deal for us but maybe for others) and the power in our room went out on...More

Thank Chrism612
Reviewed August 20, 2017

This was our second visit to Umkumbe. The previous was in 2008. We found the accommodation excellent and comfortable. Herman & Celeste, owners & managers, have made dramatic improvements to this Lodge and accommodation over the years. We found the staff very friendly and enjoyed...More

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Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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US$523 - US$862 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$523 - US$862 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Bridget H
April 14, 2018|
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Response from 674brettt | Property representative |
Hi Bridget Yes all meals are included in the rate. You will have a light breakfast before morning game drive, then a brunch when you return and then a light lunch later in the day, followed by dinner in the evening after... More
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Hi - yes there is. Regards
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Marie T
October 9, 2017|
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Hi Marie Please see the cost of beers at Umkumbe below: BEERS Black Label Cans R 25.00 Castle Lager Cans R 25.00 Castle Light Cans R 25.00 Heineken Cans R 25.00 Windhoek Lager Cans R 25.00 Windoek Draught Cans R... More
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"Close to the main lounge"
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"The price was part of the tour. Hard to judge overall expense on that basis."
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"River view"
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"Some cabins face the river which we thought was nicer than those that face the bush."
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