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Desert Homestead Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After a 3 hour drive from Windhoek on what are best described as gravel roads for the last 2 hours arriving at the Desert Homestead was a true arrival at an oasis in the desert. After a swift check in and a welcome drink we went to our private house overlooking pure desert as far as the eye could see....

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights during a trip round Namibia. Food was excellent, particularly enjoyed the savory tarts served with afternoon tea. Nice room with lovely decor and a big bathroom. Good base for Sossusvlei dunes -an easy drive. We ordered a breakfast package from the lodge and arrived at the dunes for 6am when the gates open. Small pool...

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tashaklk, Thank you for taking your time to evaluate our Lodge. We are happy to hear that you were delighted with your stay at Desert Homestead Lodge. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards, Your Desert Homestead Lodge Team

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great place literally in the desert. Good accommodation, clean and modern fittings. Staff very well trained, helpful and pleasant. Great food served at tables - not buffet. Lovely little plunge pool and various lounger options. Take their trip to Sossuvlei and Sesriem Canyon - not cheap but much better than driving yourself. Saw more than you would on your own...

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear drmary, Thank you for taking your time to evaluate our Lodge. We are happy to hear that you were delighted with your stay at Desert Homestead Lodge. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards, Your Desert Homestead Lodge Team

Shipston-on-Stour, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Desert Homestead has 20 rondevals set around the main restaurant and terrace area. There is also a very relaxing pool. The room was comfortable but rustic, as we expected. The food was fine but not brilliant. Everyone was friendly and the desert drive was amazing; a highlight of our holiday. We had room 20 which is the farthest out and...

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gill, Thank you for taking your time to evaluate our Lodge. We are happy to hear that you were delighted with your stay at Desert Homestead Lodge. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards, Your Desert Homestead Lodge Team

The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place. Lovely cabins in "the middle of nowhere". Great horses and guide. I did a sunset ride and it included a little break with snacks during sunset. As the title says, my first thought was "wow, one day I want to bring my kids here" and I've never wanted kids, so that was weird. But I guess it shows...

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear wwwanchi, Thank you for taking your time to evaluate our Lodge. We are happy to hear that you were delighted with your stay at Desert Homestead Lodge. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards, Your Desert Homestead Lodge Team

manchester
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This is a lodge that is upmarket on most ways. The food is good and the lodge is is a picturesque location with a great swimming pool The main issue was with loss of electricity meaning we were roasting at night in the not overly large rooms. But I would still stay here again so it did not bother me...

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear mmsaf, Thank you for taking your time to evaluate our Lodge. We are happy to hear that you were delighted with your stay at Desert Homestead Lodge. As you noticed certainly, our lodge is very ecologically orientated. All electricity and hot water preparation is generated by our own solar systems. Seeing that the Lodge only operate on solar, the...

Reviewed 2 January 2017

We stayed at desert homestead lodge as part of our honeymoon. We could not recommend this lodge enough! The landscape is stunning, the rooms are clean and comfortable, the staff is exemplary, the food is delicious, and the tour guides (we did a dune tour and a sunset horseback ride) were fantastic.

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Niki, Thank you for taking your time to evaluate our Lodge. We are happy to hear that you were delighted with your stay at Desert Homestead Lodge. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards, Your Desert Homestead Lodge Team

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived late afternoon from Windhoek as a family of 4 with 2 cars. Unfortunately a big stone had hit our windscreen of the rented Nissan and there was a large crack which expanded more and more. As we were not sure 🤔 if we could continue our journey with the broken glas, we asked the management for support. Edward,...

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, thank you very much for taking your time writing such a detailled and great review! We enjoyed reading your review and seeing you enjoying your time with us. We would like to thank you especially for your praise regarding our support with your vehicle. Our team will be happy to help you with all your needs! Thank you...

Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous setting w great food and warm, personal service. Use their desert buggy guided trip into the dunes....worth every penny. Recommend the house wine and sitting by the pool after dusk. If you're thinking of driving any of the namibian gravel roads without a 4x4, don't.

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Christopher, Thank you for taking your time to evaluate our Lodge. We are happy to hear that you were delighted with your stay at Desert Homestead Lodge. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards, Your Desert Homestead Lodge Team

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The 20 bungalows are amazing, located in the middle of nothing with incredible views to a plain. You can see oryx and springboks from your bed. Bungalows are really cute, clean well decorated and comfortable. 20minutes away from Sossusvlei gate entrance. Really nice dinner and staff.

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Meritxell, Thank you for taking your time to evaluate our Lodge. We are happy to hear that you were delighted with your stay at Desert Homestead Lodge. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards, Your Desert Homestead Lodge Team

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Desert Homestead Lodge

Address: Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Namib-Naukluft Park
Price Range: $356 - $389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
The Desert Homestead And Horse Trails Hotel Namib-Naukluft Park
Desert Homestead Lodge Namibia/Namib-Naukluft Park
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“all the rooms are spaced to allow uninteruppted views”
  • Morning breaking from our room
CHRISb1805, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Really every room is great and has the same view. During nighttime the wildlife will tend to walk more along the western houses.”
  • Private porch, Viewing wildlife passing by at night
  • Stylish rooms
RalphUtrecht, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a good view towards the Namib mountains”
TanitNimes_France, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“They were renovating a couple of the rooms to provide great sunset views.”
Q1068PGadamr, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“They are all wonderful.”
ShelaghMcComiskey, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
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