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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

My wife booked in on Wednesday afternoon with an elderly gent taking the booking , saying we had to get there before 10 pm for a meal - I arrived later - on entering Ngoma we went to the lodge via the rear entrance which was horn dogs in itself. Unkept . On arrival we met the elderly guy and...

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Liebwindhoek, Manager at Camp Chobe, responded to this review

Dear Dave, the younger guy was me (the owner) and my father was the elderly guy. As per the sign the lodge is and was close due to renovations and only open again on the 16th of February. My father said we can help, but you should be at the lodge before 20:00 for dinner. At 21:00 I told the...

Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We visited camp chobe on the namibia side over Christmas. Excellent accommodation. Is quiet if you want time out. Really relaxing. Cuts you off totally from hustle and bustle. Nature conscious - recycled water - solar powered energy. Sometime animals can be seen drinking from the river. Great for camping or chalet type (camp) accommodation. If there's rain - you...

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We stayed at Camp Chobe in late September 2016, for 3 fabulous memorable nights. The position of our elevated spacious, tastefully decorated tent (no 10) was just great to watch the sunrise & sunset over the mighty Chobe River, a wonderful start & end to each day. Gordon, the manager, was most helpful if needed as were all the staff....

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Nice campground with a beautiful view over the river bed. As we arrived we saw about 25 elefants going past the camp towards the water. The toilets and the water in the shower have a funny smell. Nice bar area with very slow Internet, depending on size of people online. Someone either from inside or the nearby village was in...

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Liebwindhoek, Owner at Camp Chobe, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed Camp Chobe. The campsite belong to the conservancy and because of problems we decided to help and to up lift the campsite. I am sorry about the stealing it is a problem lately, but lucky with the help of the conservancy and the police they caught the thieves and they are now behind bars.

Mbabane
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Situated meters from the Chobe river. Otters swimming every morning. Thousands of zebras eating on the plains in front of us. Wild dog, hyena, elephant buffalo walking the plains. Bird life that will blow your mind. Thousands of pelicans, open bills, jacanas, sandpipers and more. It is paradise. Extremely hospitable hosts. Fantastic bar and restaurant. Camp facilities are spotless with...

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I have to say in advance that our standards dropped a bit when we arrived here because we just came from Zimbabwe. That been said, we really loved it here! The campsite is separate from the camp and really spacious with private ablutions. We also did a sunset boat safari which was great as well. Well organized, lovely scenery and...

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Florence, Italy
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I really did enjoy my overnight stay in this permanent tent on stilts with eco chic decor. The shower had good pressure and piping hot. The sunrise was simply stunning. The bar is also very welcoming. I highly recommend this place

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Thought this would be a good way to see Chobe, but we were disappointed on many fronts. There were all kinds of pesky issues that detracted from our stay--the solar lights in the units that provide minimal illumination, the lack of power outlets, the wifty wifi, the safe without batteries, the wobbly pool deck boards, the varying food temperatures. The...

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Liebwindhoek, Owner at Camp Chobe, responded to this review

Dear Jeannine, again as said to you in my mail, I am sorry. About the issue at the border again as I said before this was a new border official looking for easy cash. About the wifi, TIA and it is very expensive for us to have wifi in the bush. Did you visit Africa to spend all your time...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stayed 2 nights at Camp Chobe and totally enjoyed the stunning location along the river bank with great views of game and sights towards Botswana. The tents are lovely with a wooden floor, great shower, very comfy bed with mosquito net and a nice terrace overlooking the river banks. Water was very low and we probably enjoyed one of...

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Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 2 August 2016

My husband and I camped at Camp Chobe for 4 nights and it was fantastic! Norman, the manager and Lucy, who works at reception, are two of the nicest young people you will ever meet. The campsite is right on the river and you can see Elephants coming down for a drink from the Botswana side. The camp is managed...

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Liebwindhoek, Owner at Camp Chobe, responded to this review

Dear Yvonne Thank you for your review, I am glad you enjoyed Camp Chobe and the campsite and the staff. I am very sorry to hear about the hunters, but I am glad you have brought this to my attention. I will print this and show it to Ministry of Tourism and the local Conservancy. If you have more to...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Camp Chobe enjoys luxurious solitude on the banks of the Chobe river.It is a delightful camp carefully designed and located for privacy, combining the natural beauty of the breathtaking setting.You’ll find twelve light and airy tented suites combining canvas and the indigenous mopanie timber.All the tents have sweeping views across the channels looking outonto the spectacular Chobe scenery. Each tent has a romantic deck offering views onto the river, indoor en-suite bathroom and refreshing shower. Lull your senses with the quiet serenity of nearby waters as you recline in your deck chair or get a different perspective on life, watching the waters of the Chobe from the cooling comfort of your deck. While night time noises filter through the canvaswalls at night. Chalets have solar lights and solar geysers. There is no electricity available as this is an eco-lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Camp Chobe

Address: Ngoma Area | Eastern Caprivi, Katima Mulilo 9000, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Caprivi Region > Katima Mulilo
Price Range: €621 - €1,211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Camp Chobe 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Tent 10 had uninterrupted views of the river to the left.”
  • Chalet 10
  • Sunset over the Chobe River
  • Sunset on the Chobe canoe trip
 of 5 bubbles J0hn_Shar0n, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a Room overlooking the plains.”
 of 5 bubbles barryt779, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Tent with glass front overlooking the river bank”
  • tent on stilts
 of 5 bubbles Judy60_01, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had Chalet 10 which seemed to have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles survdale, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All have views of the river.”
 of 5 bubbles David71242, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
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