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Duisburg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my second time at Sossusvlei Lodge and I have to say that it was again a fantastic stay! The stuff is so helpful and friendly, the food was fresh and delicous and our bungalow was clean and comfortable. The new year´s eve was celebrated perfectly and affectionately. A perfect start into the new year. This lodge and the...

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tina, We are delighted that you visited us again and would like to thank you for the excellent rating and review! Happy to hear you enjoyed the New Year's Eve celebrations, the beautiful surrounds and the friendly service you received! Looking forward to welcome you back again! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

Luxembourg
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Whereas the entry, reception area and restaurant still are amazing, the 'rooms' definitely could use some work and modernization. Great food! Walking through the Deadvlei, climbing Big Daddy, running down the highest dune straight...a must!!!

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Rerob, Thank you for the review! We are glad you enjoyed our location, the main areas and the great food! We are currently busy with major renovations on our units and it will have a brand new look within the next few months. We are looking forward to welcome you back to our refurbished Lodge! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei...

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Sossusvlei Lodge is a wonderful lodge in the middle of nowhere, proofing that being remotely located does not have an impact on wonderful food, great accommodation and friendly service. Arriving at the lodge after having challenges on the road and being extremely tired it was wonderful to relax. Checking in was easy, having assistance to carry our luggage to our...

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Adri, Thank you for the excellent rating and review! We appreciate your compliments very much. Happy to hear you enjoyed your relaxing stay, the service you received and of course the dinner experience. We are looking forward to welcome you back! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

Wettingen, Switzerland
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great food in the restaurant. the bar is also opened in the afternoon and evenings. Lodges with aircon are very cute. The place is clean, shower and everything is working. Great tour guide with perfect know how about animals and nature. Sossusvlei dunes we did by ourselves with the 4x4 truck. It was super nice! Wifi very week and often...

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Simone, Thanks for the fantastic rating and review! Glad you enjoyed the clean accommodation units, the bar and the great food service at our restaurant. Wifi is bit of a daunting task to provide in the middle of the Desert. Looking forward to welcome you back! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent accommodation close to park entrance with very friendly staff. We ordered a breakfast basket for our trip to the dunes and was really surprised with the treat that was packed. The dinner setting and and food surpassed all our expectations and the wine list is really good. Defintely worth a visit.

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Dear Dangro, Thank you for the excellent rating and review! Delighted that your enjoyed your stay, the breakfast basket for your dune trip and the dinner experience. Looking forward to welcome you back! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

Chur
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I stayed there during the 100km del Namib Race and the hospitality was exceptional! The staff was very friendly and helpful and the prices for drinks were very reasonable. The food was also very delicious and the bush dinner on our last evening was an unfortgetable experience.

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Dear Simona, Thank you so much for the excellent rating and review! We are delighted that you enjoyed the delicious food, the bush dinner on the last evening and the overall service you received from our staff at the lodge. We are looking forward to welcome you back for the next race! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 December 2016

In the middle of nowhere just close enough to the dunes you will find the Sossusvlei Lodge. People were helpfull, the room had great A/C and the buffet had tons of tasty food. We enjoyed a helicopter ride and the animals that lurk around the housing.

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear MJ Pontheroad, Thank you for the wonderful rating and review! Glad you enjoyed your stay, the roaming animals, the helicopter excursion as well as the dinner buffet. We are looking for ward to welcome you back! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

After visiting the dunes, we went for a drink and lunch to this lodge. It is in good shape and you can feel the friendly and very welcoming atmosphere from the staff. As we were unfortunately not staying here but at the Namib Desert Lodge, where we were totally dissatisfied with the food, we were so happy to have a...

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Patricio, Thank you for the excellent rating and nice pictures of the lunch spread! We are delighted that you enjoyed the lunch and your stay at Etosha Village. Looking forward to welcome you back for a stay-over during your next visit to Namibia! Best Wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel lacks class but charges over-the-top prices! On arrival, the receptionist was anything but welcoming. The place Is probably acceptable as a 3 star hotel, no more than that, but charges 4 star prices at least. The rooms are tired and lack simple facilities like a fridge (one would reasonably expect one in a desert area!) The bathrooms are...

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Happy B, Thank you for your review and valuable feedback. Glad you enjoyed our location! We are happy to advise that our Sossusvlei Lodge will be completely renovated during the first 6 months of next year to provide brand new and improved rooms and bathrooms. Best wishes and safe travels, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

Shaka's Rock, South Africa
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Sossusvlei Lodge is unfortunately resting on its laurels and maybe with a bit of competition, might improve the quality of their meals, spruce up their rooms and worn mattresses and just take a bit more attention to detail. The views from the tented rooms ONLY if you have the front rooms are amazing. This is not the case if you...

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Dear Stephne A, Thank you for your review and valuable feedback. We are happy to advise that our Sossusvlei Lodge will be completely renovated next year, so next time you visit we’ll have brand new and improved rooms. The wild cats are a bit of a problem mostly due to the fact that our guests feed them and then they...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated at the Entrance Gate to the Namib Naukluft Park, Sossusvlei Lodge offers direct access to the towering red sand dunes, the famous pan of Sossusvlei, the scorched black trees of Dead Vlei and the remarkable depths of the Sesriem Canyon. The 45 individual accommodation units at Sossusvlei Lodge are carefully laid out to perfectly blend in with the magnificent surrounding natural environment. Each luxury unit offers a fully air-conditioned bedroom, en-suite bathroom and a patio to enjoy the views of the roaming wildlife and incredible Desert landscapes. Experience the true art of Hospitality with the thoughtful touch of attentive staff to contribute to a truly memorable experience. Facilities include a sparkling pool, bar, beer garden and an al fresco terrace where one can enjoy exquisite food, award-winning wines and magnificent views of the floodlit waterhole. The Sossusvlei Lodge Adventure Centre provides a range of activities including Guided Excursions, Sun-downer Trips, Hot Air Ballooning, Scenic Flights and much more to explore the area's natural beauty. ... more   less 

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Address: Gate to Sossusvlei entrance Namib Desert, Sesriem 6900, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Sesriem
Price Range: €221 - €240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sossusvlei Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 45
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“Room 124 was excellent on the edge of the site. Uninterrupted views. Don't choose it if you want to be close to reception/wifi.”
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“Lower numbered rooms are closer to the lodge. Ask for a room that doesn't face west if you want to sit on the verandah in the afternoon.”
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“Ask for the front row tents where one could get close up view of the wild Oryxes”
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