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Kwalape Safari Lodge

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Went for one night to go in safari in Chobe from Zimbabwe. About 30mins from the Botswana border and set in pretty gardens. Work was being done on the restaurant's upper veranda but that will be lovely when done. Dinner was good (had orange chicken) but portion was small so friend and I shared a second portion! Waiter Thato was...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lodge does not look like much when you enter it. Do not be fooled the rooms are really very good and value for money. The rooms are all new. The breakfast and dinner are fairly good. If you get to this lodge you have a car and can also visit some of the attractions in this area.

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thanks for your feedback we really appreciate it, we look forward to host you again in future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I start .... when we arrived our room was still not ready. My husband had to carry all our baggage to the room nobody even helped us. There is always something not available on their 15 item menu. My room was not swept and the bath and basin were not cleaned. When I phoned for someone to collect...

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thanks for your feedback, we apologize for the inconvenience we caused to you, we will surely work on our service quality, next time when you visit us we will definitely satisfy you. we will come up with strategies that will address all the negative point that you pinpointed here, taking the point of the menu for instance we will seat...

Kasane, Botswana
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There was only one person who cared receptionists Owner & Kelebogile. All the others did not even care to know how our rooms were. Waiter Thato, Mompoloki, Lame and little Nametsi were amazing. The manager who said she was Hr and Finance Mrs D as they call her was the one controlling food and housekeeping we were bot presented with...

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thanks for the feedback, we will surely work on our service quality, and we are apologizing for the problems we caused to you. Apart from service quality we will address our behaviors so as to suite our working environment, next time when you visit us we will take you by surprise. looking forward to host you again in our little...

Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Where to start, the only good thing about this place is the pap, the scenery, and the friendly security/gatesmen. When we entered the reception, the woman was not friendly or welcoming when we asked to see the accommodation available. We hoped to book a campsite but were told that it was closed for 'tree-planting', which we found bizarre and suspicious....

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Dover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I have to say anyone who could moan about this place for the price is indeed spoilt. We visited all the big hotels they are nice but offer little more than the kwalape in terms of amenities. Yes they are nice inside but are triple sometime quadruple the price. If you want a place 5 mins taxi drive from the...

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thanks for the review, we really appreciate

Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed in a tent. We didn't want anything fancy but we wanted a cheap place. The options were camping, tent or room. We stayed in the tent. 2 single beds, fan, light and ablutions near to tent. 37 dollars for 2 people. Had a decent meal at the restaurant. Friendly staff and we left early to get to border.

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thanks for the feedback, we appreciate it, we are looking forward to host you again in our little paradise.

Zedelgem, Belgium
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This was ever the most terrible stay ! Terrible rooms, terrible service !our toilet didn't had a plate to seat but they could not fix it ! So no toilet ! Restaurant was impossible ! 2h30 to get a COLD steak ! Rice was old re cook and re cook ! They were arrogant no excuse and we didn't eat...

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Francistown, Botswana
Reviewed 10 October 2016

A very nice place that gives you a feel of home, town and wilderness in one. stayed just for one night and enjoyed the spacious rooms with the spacious bathrooms. it is very clean and accommodating as well with the ever smiling staff especially at the reception area.

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Braintree, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We were staying 2 nights in tented part of the lodge. Place was clean and quite. Staff at the bar and in the restaurant very friendly and helpful which I cant tell about about reception. Lodge is located away from Kasane, So car or taxi transfer is needed. Restaurant offered good quality food but was a bit pricey. Better to...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated between Botswana’s northern towns of Kazungula and Kasane, Kwalape Safari Lodge offers the perfect base to discover the wonders of Chobe National Park and River, with its vast elephant herds and wildlife populations. Kwalape is only an hour away from the magnificent Victoria Falls and 1 km away from where four great African countries meet (Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana) making Kwalape an ideal location to explore from. Kwalape means ‘at home’ in Setswana and it is our management philosophy for all guests to feel welcome, relaxed and at home during their stay and to leave us as friends. We offer value for money accommodation with excellent service. Constructed of canvas, wood and thatch, in harmony with its luscious and naturally landscaped surroundings, Kwalape Lodge comprises 12 chalets each with spacious living areas, en-suite bathroom facilities and a private veranda; 12 safari tents and camping facilities for overland and private tours. The main restaurant and bar are thatched and nestled into the surrounding bush with the restaurant bar offering a stunning elevated deck, ideal for sun downers and sharing the day’s experience with other guests. Other facilities include a swimming pool, conference facility and Boma for starlight meals. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kwalape Safari Lodge

Address: Main Road | Situated between Kazungula and Kasane, Chobe National Park, Botswana
Region: Botswana > North-West District > Chobe National Park
Price Range: $27 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kwalape Safari Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Rooms at the far end are quieter..”
thunthuk, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room close to Reception.”
Nannytanny, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Tent 6 is the best as it is accessible, morespecially when you come from the reception and the pub”
kgotsoe, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Wide choice - chalets, standard rooms, safari tents or camping sites.”
Wangary, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the main road are quiet at night.”
fidelisblue, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
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