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Gaborone
Reviewed 11 April 2016

The staff are extremely helpful and the service is great, the rooms are clean and are made up promptly, there is variety of the food on the menu, and the lawn was well cut and neat. I did not like tthe physical keys o the rooms. The location is a walking distance from all amenities.

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

We at Chobe Marina Lodge appreciate your feedback, and are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We are looking at ways to change from keys to key cards, this is being debated at present. We are ideally situated and we pride ourselves in keeping our gardens neat and lush.

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This was the most wonderful lodge. The accommodations were great. The hospitality & food were also fantastic. I would highly recommend everyone to stay there. I even received a Birthday duet by the staff & Malcolm that made me so..ooo happy. I could have stayed longer.

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

It was great hosting your group and we loved sharing your special birthday with us at Chobe Marina Lodge, thank you for the wonderful feedback, we re delighted you enjoyed your stay with us.

Toronto
Reviewed 22 March 2016

We stayed at the Marina Lodge for two nights as part of a tour of Africa. The lodge was our last stay, and unfortunately was disappointing compared to the other places we stayed. Pros: beautiful swimming pool nice, spacious accommodations some staff were friendly and helpful Cons: - food and dining service was average at best ( and I am...

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr & Mrs Smith, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online guest survey, it is much appreciated. Any comments good or bad assist us in bettering our product and service levels. Thank you for the constructive criticism, i have taken note of all your suggestions and will ensure these are attended to, so that we can...

Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 15 March 2016

i loved the soft refreshing towel and welcome drink! sighs! i didn't see that coming,so i was just astounded by the welcome. i felt like a princess for a minute. when my luggage was taken to my room by one of the workers. Oh Lord,my heart melted. The beds are so huge and spacious. The view through the balcony,my little...

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your stay with us, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your feedback, it is so rewarding, thank you.

Maun, Botswana
Reviewed 5 March 2016

This is a lovely place situated along the Chobe river. A spectacular place. beautiful and a perfect place to overnight and go on a day trip to the falls plus they provide lots and lots of day trips and activities. Boat cruises, game drives, to mention but a few. Lovely staff and very helpfull.

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for you report posted on Trip-Advisor, it is much appreciated. Our lodge is ideally situated, and all the main attractions are conveniently close for the best guest experience.

Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 26 February 2016

The place is amazing, the food is delicious, the staff is so welcoming, the environment was so interesting. i recommend anyone to visit and see the other side of the world and Botswana. The prices are great.

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Malcolm R, Chiel Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr Koketso, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us like so many other guests before you. Thank you for the great feedback it is most rewarding when our guests enjoyed their stay so much. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back again in the not to distant future.

Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 16 February 2016

all is good there is nothing much that l can say should be improved. the food is excellent, the waiters are freindly, the internet is super fast and the rooms are up to standard, the view of the chobe river excellent

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the amazing feedback and report on your stay, it is always rewarding when our guest stay with us is so positively good, thank you.

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We stayed at the Chobe Marina Lodge as part of a 5 day Victoria Falls/Chobe package through a travel agent. Little did we know that the 3 day/2 nights with 2 activities (game drive/river cruise) would cost around $800 per night. The suite was great, the pool was perfect and the staff was super friendly, the food was mediocre and...

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Good day, thank you for the review on your stay with us, this assists us in improving our service levels. Your comments regarding specific items missing from the menu will be addressed with the chef to improve on these, however we are always happy to accommodate any specific requests of our guests when it comes to meals and i am...

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This was a beautiful setting right on the river bank, however our service was not the best from management. Staff were amazingly friendly but management spoilt this experience for us. The room was great when we finally got one with a view of the river and not spoilt with vegetation. Amazing bathroom. Huge shower. We were a long way from...

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to rate your stay with us on Trip Advisor it is much appreciated. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and rate our rooms, food and service so highly. We will ensure management give the same service you expect. We do hope that you will visit us again in the near future.

Francistown, Botswana
Reviewed 4 February 2016

The service I received from the hotel was outstanding and I will always people to lodge at Chobe Marina Lodge. The hotel is easy to locate and the signage is visible from a distance. The rooms and bedding are very clean. Friendly staff from the gate to the office. Best Regards

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Good Day, it is wonderful getting such positive feedback from our guests and even more rewarding is that your stay with us was so good, thank you for taking the time to rate your stay with us on Trip Advisor, we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Chobe Marina Lodge

Address: Chobe River, Kasane, Botswana
Region: Botswana > North-West District > Kasane
Price Range: €64 - €1,046 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Chobe Marina Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 66
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