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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 10 September 2016

It was an unforgettable time with G.L staff, more new friends and companions than staff hands. The trip was expensive, but surely worthwhile and maybe an experience to repeat in the future, who knows?

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Perfect small hotel next to the river with wonderful welcoming management (thank you Emily & Mark) & staff who can't do enough to help you make this the best place to stay in Kasane. Comfortable rooms with decks facing the garden & river, excellent European food (warning - you may gain weight it's so good & there's so much of...

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Kasane
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed my three day stay at the Garden Lodge, Chobe National Park and Victoria Falls. Everything was well organized with a friendly knowledgeable staff in a very comfortable lodge setting. Participated in two excellent game drives, one memorable sunset boat ride, and enjoyed the family atmosphere at breakfast and dinner. The day trip to Victoria Falls went without a...

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hexham
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stated for 3 nights in August and had a family room .The room was cosy with a lovely veranda overlooking the gorgeous garden . We especially loved watching the resident owl family from the public area upstairs. Staying here really does feel like staying with friends making it easy to relax. The meals were good and we all enjoyed...

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Oxfordshire, UK
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The Garden Lodge provides a lodge experience, with friendly welcome, home-cooked meals and easy access to Chobe NP, whilst also having the facilities of Kasane on the doorstep. We stayed in a family room, with a lovely large verandah overlooking the garden (complete with hippo and warthogs) and river beyond. If you don't have your own 4wd vehicle, Garden Lodge...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 21 August 2016

the staff is professional, room was very well prepared before our coming, all meal had very high quality, hotel helped us to organize all trips and said us about other options we didn't know before coming

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Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is a really great place for the mid-range travellers. Service is excellent, staff are friendly, welcoming and extremely helpful. Some may say the rooms are small but I love the showers and overall I would highly recommend this hotel to visitors of Kasane.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This lodge is managed on a very social and personal level. The staff will provide you all the help you need, and if that means they have to make some arrangements, they will do so. All in order to make your stay as pleasant as possible. It isvery rare that you come along a lodge where there is such a...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Overall, the stay was great. The service was great. The boat cruises were a lot of fun. The lodging was beautiful. The staff was incredibly helpful. The dinners were delicious. Would recommend! They also have 2 cute cats roaming the property, friendly dogs, and a hippo ("Margaret") comes and dines on the grass just about every evening near the property...

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Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is one of the places we loved the most during our three weeks in Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. It is rather small with it's 7 (or 8) rooms, some double, some quadruple. Each room has either a nice porch or a balcony. The lot has direct access to the river, so that the river excursions start directly from the...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We built The Garden Lodge with the specific intention of offering personal service to a small number of guests. There are many fine lodges in the area, however most have over 100 beds, we have 22. The lodge has eight bedrooms (4 standard double/twin bed rooms, 3 family rooms with 4 beds each and 1 smaller double/twin room. ). All rooms with own bathrooms and private verandahs overlooking the Chobe River.We are truly a garden lodge. The combination of unlimited water and constant sunshine allows hibiscus, frangipani, bougainvillea, banana and paw paw to grow in profusion. Guests love the garden and the prolific birds attracted to the flowers and fruits. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Garden Lodge

Address: Plot 174 President Avenue, Kasane K48, Botswana
Region: Botswana > North-West District > Kasane
Number of rooms: 8
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“All rooms face river and are equally good.”
 of 5 bubbles christinebJ3249QX, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor rooms have a better view of the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Tomwilliamsen, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“View of the river would be nice, but the garden room was just as good.”
 of 5 bubbles Andrea2963, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We recommend the upper floor.”
 of 5 bubbles OnlyFeatherbooks, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“garden view”
 of 5 bubbles 599annie, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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