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Okavango River Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Cape Town
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for supper here half way through our safari. It is a backpackers/casual kind of place and a lot of fun. The service is good and the food is pub grub kind of stuff. It is right on the river so very picturesque. Its the 'local' for expats who work from Maun. Neil who runs ORL was also a...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We camped. Bar area is awesome, so good that it's used as a locals / expats hangout. Great view over the river. Cheap to camp - electricity at each site. Try get a pitch under the trees towards the river. Some pitches had a table. The lodge can arrange tours - We did the full day tour into the delta,...

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Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I don;t know about the hotel so much, but if you need a cold beer, a nice view of the river, a place to socialize, let the kids run free while you relax - perhaps watch a game of Rugby or Soccer on tv? This is your local place! Plenty of seating, a bar, tv and kids play area. Enjoy!

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Every time we stay here, we just love it. This time we were in a per setup tent. After a week in the bush this is a great place to clean off the dust, relax and just enjoy the peace and quiet. Even the party on the public river spot didn't last past 8pm

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Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The stay at the above ' Lodge " was most unpleasant ! This is not a Lodge but def more suitable for 19 year old back packers . We stayed in a 'room ' with tin roof , no ceiling in 44 !! The bathroom had not been properly cleaned for years . I had no hot water for the...

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Francistown
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I travelled to Maun on a Business trip staying one night at ORL! It's always popular and friendly and they know us as we stay there often! The Chalets are great with Ceiling fans and beds comfy ! Nice big showers also! We had a lovely dinner ! The breakfast was great also the next day !...

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Reviewed 22 November 2016

the lodge is along a river, lovely, has a nice pool, a good bar the personnel is friendly, helpful we got a very nice chalet with view on the river, absolutely topview. The chalet is complete, there are 4 beds with all you need (bathroom - good shower....) we like the place

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Fair enough this place is listed as 'Budget' accommodation, and in retrospect we should have forked out the extra money and booked somewhere else. Granted, the setting is lovely, but litter downstream was disappointing. The place is grubby and falling apart. It is inconceivable that the owner could rent out rooms in a climate like Maun's, with corrugated iron roofs...

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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The setting is lovely but the litter downstream was disappointing. Granted, this place is listed as 'budget' accommodation but more honest advertising would call it a basic backpackers. It is beyond belief that the owner could hire out rooms with corrugated iron roofs and no ceilings!! The sweltering 42 degree C heat made sleep impossible and not providing a loose...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Man, I read so many complaints before booking; I actually was a little bit concerned. However, this place is absolutely lovely and the staff very helpful and friendly. We did book one of those slightly bigger rooms and have no complains whatsoever. Yes, the place could get an upgrade but if you have been informed about it during the booking...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Low budget lodging with chalets and bedded tents with shared ablutions. Large campsite. Located on the river. Bar and Kitchen serving meals all day. Mokoro and boating excursions and Moremi day trips also offered. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Okavango River Lodge

Address: on the river, Maun, Botswana
Region: Botswana > North-West District > Maun
Price Range: €41 - €47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Okavango River Lodge 1*
Number of rooms: 8
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“The rump was good.”
LikeFully, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a camp pitch under the trees close to the river.”
haigb2014, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Not sure about the rooms, I've only enjoyed the bar.”
SParkerJr, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“tent 6 is on the river”
raymonds370, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are old and dirty . Upgrade required”
ChazelleLBruno, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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