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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place. Lovely cabins in "the middle of nowhere". Great horses and guide. I did a sunset ride and it included a little break with snacks during sunset. As the title says, my first thought was "wow, one day I want to bring my kids here" and I've never wanted kids, so that was weird. But I guess it shows...

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear wwwanchi, Thank you for taking your time to evaluate our Lodge. We are happy to hear that you were delighted with your stay at Desert Homestead Lodge. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards, Your Desert Homestead Lodge Team

manchester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lodge that is upmarket on most ways. The food is good and the lodge is is a picturesque location with a great swimming pool The main issue was with loss of electricity meaning we were roasting at night in the not overly large rooms. But I would still stay here again so it did not bother me...

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear mmsaf, Thank you for taking your time to evaluate our Lodge. We are happy to hear that you were delighted with your stay at Desert Homestead Lodge. As you noticed certainly, our lodge is very ecologically orientated. All electricity and hot water preparation is generated by our own solar systems. Seeing that the Lodge only operate on solar, the...

Reviewed 2 January 2017

We stayed at desert homestead lodge as part of our honeymoon. We could not recommend this lodge enough! The landscape is stunning, the rooms are clean and comfortable, the staff is exemplary, the food is delicious, and the tour guides (we did a dune tour and a sunset horseback ride) were fantastic.

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Niki, Thank you for taking your time to evaluate our Lodge. We are happy to hear that you were delighted with your stay at Desert Homestead Lodge. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards, Your Desert Homestead Lodge Team

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived late afternoon from Windhoek as a family of 4 with 2 cars. Unfortunately a big stone had hit our windscreen of the rented Nissan and there was a large crack which expanded more and more. As we were not sure 🤔 if we could continue our journey with the broken glas, we asked the management for support. Edward,...

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, thank you very much for taking your time writing such a detailled and great review! We enjoyed reading your review and seeing you enjoying your time with us. We would like to thank you especially for your praise regarding our support with your vehicle. Our team will be happy to help you with all your needs! Thank you...

Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous setting w great food and warm, personal service. Use their desert buggy guided trip into the dunes....worth every penny. Recommend the house wine and sitting by the pool after dusk. If you're thinking of driving any of the namibian gravel roads without a 4x4, don't.

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Christopher, Thank you for taking your time to evaluate our Lodge. We are happy to hear that you were delighted with your stay at Desert Homestead Lodge. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards, Your Desert Homestead Lodge Team

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The 20 bungalows are amazing, located in the middle of nothing with incredible views to a plain. You can see oryx and springboks from your bed. Bungalows are really cute, clean well decorated and comfortable. 20minutes away from Sossusvlei gate entrance. Really nice dinner and staff.

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Meritxell, Thank you for taking your time to evaluate our Lodge. We are happy to hear that you were delighted with your stay at Desert Homestead Lodge. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards, Your Desert Homestead Lodge Team

Kansas City
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The views are spectacular from the lovely reception/dining room/bar location. There is a very nice pool area a few steps beyond. The food is good and nicely presented. Wifi only available in dining area and had a few times it was out altogether. The individual chalets were nice and have air conditioners. You can't drive up to the door of...

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dixie, Thank you for taking your time to evaluate our Lodge. We are happy to hear that you were delighted with your stay at Desert Homestead Lodge. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards, Your Desert Homestead Lodge Team

Newquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The lodge is in a stunning location if you like peace and quiet and want to watch the stars, go riding or just enjoy the solitude. We have stayed before, but the new management seem to have got their act together and the place runs much more efficiently now. The huts are well equipped and are now air conditioned. Food...

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kate, Thank you for your review. We are very pleased that you recognize and value of our continious improvements. Thank you for that! Our aim is to offer all our guests a relaxing, restful and simultaneously eventful stay. We are happy that we’ve succeeded. Thank you for your compliment regarding our equipment, food and service. We would like to...

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed three nights at this wonderful lodge. The welcome, accommodation and staff were excellent. A relaxing stay in a stunning location. Ideal base from which to visit the Sossusvlei sand dunes. Highly recommended.

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Phil, thank your for your short review. If you might not like to drive into the Sossusvlei by yourself, you can book one of our professional guided tours. After a small breakfast together with our guide, you will break up to explore the area. At the end you will enjoy a large breakfast underneath some acacia trees before we...

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Desert Homestead for two nights. What an amazing setting with views across to the nearby mountains, oryx and springbok close by at the waterhole beside the individual rondavels, and amazing starry skies at night. The rondavel itself was beautifully furnished with a spacious bathroom. Air conditioning was available with some limitation on hours of usage to assist...

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Florian R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Desert Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, thank you very much for taking your time writing such a detailled and great review! We enjoyed reading your review and seeing you enjoying your time with us. We would like to thank you especially for your praise regarding our kitchen. Prepairing such great menus sometimes becomes quite a challenge, if you keep in mind the location far...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Desert Homestead Lodge

Address: Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Namib-Naukluft Park
Price Range: €182 - €230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Desert Homestead Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
The Desert Homestead And Horse Trails Hotel Namib-Naukluft Park
Desert Homestead Lodge Namibia/Namib-Naukluft Park
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“Really every room is great and has the same view. During nighttime the wildlife will tend to walk more along the western houses.”
  • Private porch, Viewing wildlife passing by at night
  • Stylish rooms
 of 5 bubbles RalphUtrecht, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a good view towards the Namib mountains”
 of 5 bubbles TanitNimes_France, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“They were renovating a couple of the rooms to provide great sunset views.”
 of 5 bubbles Q1068PGadamr, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“They are all wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles ShelaghMcComiskey, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Wifi available in the central lodge building”
 of 5 bubbles Loafingalong, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
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