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Umkumbe Safari Lodge

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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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AMENITIES
Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed May 21, 2017

Been bringing clients to Umkumbe for many years now and they never fail to deliver on their service standards. You can never guarantee the wildlife sightings because this is not a zoo but the guides here go the extra mile to try and make it...More

1  Thank Michael J
Reviewed May 20, 2017

The service and friendly staff were amazing at this camp. This includes everyone from guides to cooks to room staff. The cook to order eggs were a pleasant surprise. Views of the river and mischievous monkeys in camp were quite entertaining. Guides were outstanding.

1  Thank BobBrojo
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

This lodge is the best place to stay! The staff are super friendly, rooms are great, food is very nice and plenty of it. Our guide, Johann was superb. His knowledge of all of the animals and their habits was astounding. We couldn't have asked...More

1  Thank harleyboyd
Reviewed May 17, 2017

My wife and I have staying several lodges in the area, about 7, and although this lodge is by no means horrible it represents comparably very bad value for money. Below is a comparison to a lodge we stayed in, also inside Sabi Sands and...More

11  Thank Gavinbrz
Reviewed April 4, 2017

As you know, it is all about the guides and drivers and their knowledge that make the biggest difference on a safari. It was our first trip to Africa and our first safari. The guides were well-educated and able to predict animal behavior (very important)...More

3  Thank Dawn H
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$525 - US$848 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$525 - US$848 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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November 3, 2017|
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Hi - yes there is. Regards
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Marie T
October 9, 2017|
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Response from 674brettt | Property representative |
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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