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    Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge

    Sossusvlei - Kulala Wilderness Reserve, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
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    Overview
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good36%
    • Average6%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
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    “private gate” (21 reviews)
    “sand dunes” (24 reviews)
    “big daddy” (22 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Breakfast Buffet
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Kulala desert lodge feels like it's in the middle of nowhere. You're in the middle of the Sossusvlei desert with nothing else around. The lodge is very nice and the individual bungalows are very nice - it's like being in a private tent. If you're...More

    Thank opalkramer
    Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert LodgeResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Opalkramer, We are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and how many great adventures you had with us. The world-famous Sossusvlei is both the name for the area in general as well as an enormous clay pan, flanked by...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This lodge has its own entrance into the park, making it the closest lodge to Sossusvlei and the huge sand dunes. Having seen dunes in several other countries, these seemed the most spectacular. The rooms allow roof-top sleeping. However, wish the pre-arranged tour had started...More

    Thank LaPaj
    Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear LaPaj, Thank you for the fabulous review. We are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the beautiful dunes of Sossusvlei. Sossusvlei is a perfect specimen of Nambia’s unspoilt desert beauty. It is a salt and clay...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    This place is simply magic ! best location ever ! Service and staff are extremely kind and you can really enjoy your days and relax yourself without any kind of disturb and thought both in your room or in common spaces ! Rooms are cozy...More

    Thank fparoundtheworld
    Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear fparoundtheworld, Thank you for the amazing feedback, we are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us. It can be quite a drive to the dunes if you are driving your own vehicle. However, our guides are permitted "special" entrance in...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    What a beautiful place. The rooms are excellent and the opportunity to sleep on the roof and gaze at the stars is not to be missed! The staff even put a hot water bottle in too to make it really comfortable. The surrounding scenery is...More

    Thank MJB111
    Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear MJB111, Thank you for the brilliant feedback and high praises. We are thrilled to read all your happy memories and glad to see the addition of the hot water bottle helped make the cool winter's evening more bearable. We will be sure to pass...More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    A peaceful unspoilt location with vast starry skies ideally sited with it's own convenient private gate to the Sossusvlei dunes. The option of sleeping on the roof 'platform' is not to be missed - with a bird's eye view of shooting stars, magnificent African sunrise...More

    Thank Emma K
    Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you Emma for your beautiful words and high praises - we will be sure to share these with all our great staff in camp especially the rarely seen kitchen team. We hope Castro also helped you get some wonderful photos in between all his...More

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    • Price range
    • US$181 - US$1,558 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
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    • Namibia >
    • Khomas Region >
    • Namib-Naukluft Park >
    • Sossusvlei
    • Also Known As
    • Kulala Desert Hotel Namib-Naukluft Park
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    angelarn11
    20 December 2016|
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    Response from WildernessSafaris | Property representative |
    Hi there, These extra activities are: scheduled morning and afternoon nature drives, scheduled nature walks and an excursion to the dunes at Sossusvlei. As indication of price difference, in our high season (June to... More
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    SammyK5
    24 November 2016|
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    Response from WildernessSafaris | Property representative |
    Hello Sammy K, Thank you for your question, and as others have mentioned yes you can drive to our Lodge with a 2x4 - we would simply need to emphasise that in this case the last portion of your drive will need to be taken... More
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    bobdec7
    26 July 2016|
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    Response from WildernessSafaris | Property representative |
    Hello Bobdec7, The Hot air ballooning over Kulala is definitely not to be missed. You can pre-book and pay for this activity through your Travel Agent or in camp when you arrive. As this service is dependent on weather... More
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    "Torches and lighting are provided, but request a room near the communal area if you're a bit unsteady in..."
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    "If you have a lot of luggage request a room near reception."
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    "I should have insisted on an individual guide to get me on the dune before midday heat."
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    "Rooms closer to the main lodge area shorter walk in the heat. No A/C in the rooms so opt to sleep on the roof."
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