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Belmond Khwai River Lodge

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Moremi Wildlife Reserve, Moremi Game Reserve Botswana See on map
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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4.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We lived in Tanzania for just short of a decade and have been on about 30 safaris. This was among the best. For those complaining about the facilities : THIS IS AFRICA. I understand they are going to refurb the place but you are missing...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Terence M
Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Khwai River LodgeResponded 5 days ago

Dear Terence M, Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us, and what a complement to be among the best you've stayed at over your years of enjoying African safaris! Your sightings were extraordinary! Obie and our all the guides at our...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018

The location of Khwai River Lodge, between the Moremi and Chobe game preserves, is the primary reason to stay here. The lodge and cottages directly overlook the river, enabling incredible wildlife viewing without ever leaving the property -- though of course the game drives are...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank BrynMawrBK
Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Khwai River LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear BrynMawrBK, Thank you again for another super review and highlighting all the marvelous experiences you had at the lodge. We look forward to your return, and this time we hope to a newly refurbished lodge. Warm regards Louise

Reviewed 17 October 2018

Went here with a Tauck tour and it was nothing short of wonderful. Excellent local guides who knew their stuff and truly wanted to share. You truly live among the animals--and need to exercise some care! Once in a lifetime!

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Khwai River LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear CMSCLS, Thank you for such a special review, thank you very much for recognizing the staff and the wildlife that make this lodge so special. Warm regards, Louise

Reviewed 12 October 2018

We recently stayed at the Khwai River Lodge for our honeymoon, and what a treat it was! After 4 flights we finally arrived at the Khwai airstrip, and were then greeted upon arrival by a choir of singers - a nice touch! The host staff...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Alexander K
Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Khwai River LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Alexander K, Thank you for celebrating your honeymoon with us in Botswana, and we are so pleased that you left with lasting memories of your time spent with us. We will be sure to pass your compliments to all the staff you mentioned, thank...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018

Belmond is worldwide renowned for high luxury standards and perfect services. I must say that this lodge was the only one i wish we would not have been to. First, the camp ground is ok, but not the usual luxury standards. The Bungalows are like...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Alice_the_wonderland
Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Khwai River LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Alice_the_wonderland, We are truly sorry that you had such a disappointing stay with us. The African sun and the roaming wildlife does take it's toll on the lodge, and since the marvelous refurbishment of out other two lodges, Khwai is due for a refurbishment...More

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Nestled on the edge of a leadwood and fig tree forest, overlooking the vast Khwai River floodplains and beyond into the Moremi Wildlife Reserve, sits the luxurious Belmond Khwai River Lodge. Khwai is renowned More for its large concentrations of mammals and it is not unusual to see many different types of wildlife from the comfort of your own private deck. As a year round destination for wildlife, predators can regularly be seen in the area, rated as one of the most prolific in Botswana for viewing wildlife. The exceptional location of Khwai makes it a regular host to Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard, Cheetah and Wild Dogs. Birdlife can also be viewed in abundance with exceptional sightings of wildfowl and raptors near the lodge. At Khwai River Lodge, you are close to Africa's heartbeat and at the centre of a world that has not altered since life began. You can sense this from the moment you arrive. Less
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Number of rooms
15
Price range
US$1,971 - US$4,250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Khwai River Lodge By Orient-Express Hotel Moremi Game Reserve
Location
Botswana > North-West District > Okavango Delta > Moremi Game Reserve
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Suites
Number of rooms
15
Price range
US$1,971 - US$4,250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Khwai River Lodge By Orient-Express Hotel Moremi Game Reserve
Location
Botswana > North-West District > Okavango Delta > Moremi Game Reserve
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TacomaAnna
7 February 2017|
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Response from LouisePheiffer | Property representative |
Dear TacomaAnna, We do turn the power off at night in general, but we do keep it on at request and we will be sure to accommodate you. Kindly advise the reservations team at time of booking and it will be taken care... More
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TacomaAnna
5 September 2016|
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Dear TacomaAnn, These rare species are more prevalent at our Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge in the Savute area of the Chobe National Park. Unfortunately their behaviour isn't predicable and we are restricted to stay on the... More
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GrandmaAudrey
19 August 2016|
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Response from LouisePheiffer | Property representative |
Dear GrandmaAudrey, No, the best water activities is at our Belmond Eagle Island Lodge, and these include a Mokoro excursion, barge cruises, speed boats on the delta, catch and release fishing, and with the high water... More
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"ask for a room further away from the power station"
Alice_the_wonderland
12 Oct 2018
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"Rooms 1 to 7 are closer to the river - you will hear the hippos and see the elephants from your veranda"
Win_V2013
30 Jun 2018
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"rooms 1 to 7 seem to have the best river views"
886tinal
28 Jun 2018
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"All the suites are the same so you can not go wrong"
327CliveL
19 Mar 2018
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