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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having stayed in a few lodges in the area we thought Flatdogs provided great value for money while maintaining very high standards. It's very easy to get to and very close to the entrance to the park. Great views of the river from the tents....More

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Response from Adrian C, Owner at Flatdogs CampResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the very nice review. We are glad you found us to be great value whilst maintaining high standards. this is something we have concentrated hard on achieving over the years. And being here on a day to day basis helps us maintain...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolute heaven. I stayed in a stunning tent on the river. The tent was massive and beautiful. The food was fantastic and the staff incredible. Everyone knew my name which made me feel valued and at home. It is right near the park gate. The...More

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Response from Adrian C, Owner at Flatdogs CampResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you KRI001, We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you very much for the fantastic review. The food and the staff are the two things we concentrate most on. The Park looks after itself (with a bit of...More

Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is the second time we’ve been to Flatdogs (following advice from Expert Africa), but it won’t be the last. Having been to several other camps now in Botwsana, all a lot more expensive, I can safely say it is the best. Both times we’ve...More

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Response from Adrian C, Owner at Flatdogs CampResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Georgia and Nick, Thanks for the great review and lovely to hear we compare very favourably with the camps in Botswana and elsewhere. We are very proud of the team that looked after you so well and hope to be able to continue offering...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018

After reading all the reviews before booking Flatdogs, we weren't sure this was the place for us. However, we LOVED it! Zambia is a very special place and we loved the casual eating at Flatdogs. It sometimes took a while to get our food once...More

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Response from Adrian C, Owner at Flatdogs CampResponded 17 January 2018

Dear luvcruzin2, Thanks for the wonderful review and the helpful tips about what we re not quite getting right. We are very pleased that you liked Flatdogs, and that this was a pleasant surprise. We have had a couple of reviews mentioning the length of...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018

Flatdogs is well located near the Luangwa river and the gate to South Luangwa National park. The staff gave a very good briefing on our arrival. My wife and I stayed in a chalet (No 3) with two units. It also had kitchen common to...More

Thank Jon B
Response from Adrian C, Owner at Flatdogs CampResponded 12 January 2018

Dear Jon, Thank you for the nice review. I am sorry that you were disappointed with some of the courses you had in our restaurant. We pride ourselves on the quality of the food we serve and can only apologise if some of the food...More

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TSTLEO
7 February 2018|
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Response from Flatdogfood | Property representative |
Dear Leo and Elaine, Thanks very much for your message, there's quite a range of options available in each area - it depends if you are happy with more rustic/simple camps or if you need a certain level of accommodation... More
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SaffieLexi
24 April 2017|
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Response from Dewar D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. The airport local to Flatdogs is Mfuwe International Airport. The only international flights are to Malawi! Flatdogs is just the other side of Mfuwe from the airport, around 30mins by jeep and yes... More
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NYSam88
31 March 2017|
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Hi NY Sam, This is Adrian here from Flatdogs. I hope some guests will answer as well but as the owner I can tell you that the walks are not strenuous really. you need to be physically able obviously, but it is really a walk... More
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"I prefer the tents on the river, but the waterhole is good too"
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"Choose rooms 1-4 - closer to the main camp. Room 5 - quite warm due to no shade in PM. Rooms 9-12 long..."
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"The tents near the river have a lot of wildlife activity. Have the laundry service - you'd be amazed how..."
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"The cottages offer 2 self contained bedrooms and additional beds in the upstairs lounge from where one can..."
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