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2 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Maun, Ngamiland East, North-West District
Otto is an off the grid, Rammed Earth house on the banks of the Thamalakane River outside Maun, the gateway to the Okavango Delta. The house is architecturally designed with the main emphasis on the natural building techniques. Detail consideration is achieved to compliment the environment. The house is open planned. A double bedroom has an en suite bathroom with outdoor shower and luxury bath overlooking the river. The main area entertains a modern kitchen and living area with a guest toilet. The entire front of the house open up to fantastic river views. A moat runs around the left side of the house offering a natural pool and acting as a natural air conditioner. The outhouse affectionately know as 'The Shack' is attached to the house on a decked walkway and accommodates a double or single occupancy with en suite shower.... Read more
Listing #HL6792384
About the Owner
Darryl F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I will meet you with the keys and I am available at all time during your stay to assist with any queries. The two dogs Metsi and Gatsby are the resident guards and they love guests. I have a list of recommended activities and restaurants in the area.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This elegant, eco-friendly abode could have been situated in New York, the Kruger National Park or any capital or bush metropole in the world. One feels completely removed from the rustle and bustle from usual life. The house is impressively designed, built and furnished with...More

1  Thank Kardoesie
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review I'm so pleased you appreciated your time at Otto.

Reviewed 19 January 2018

We had a great stay at Otto house! Located just outside Maun. Stayed for two nights, but would definetly recommend a longer stay. Loved the house and the interior complements it perfectly. Very relaxing stay, just sitting outside watching all the beautiful birds (and squirrels)...More

Thank LetsGoAfrica
Management response:Responded 19 January 2018

Thank you Riana for the great review. I am so pleased you relaxed and took in the bird life as it is one of my favourite places to connect with these beautiful creatures.

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Darryl was a great host from organizing the driver Atlas to collect us to arranging some goodies in the frig for our first night. The resident dogs became our pets and were hard to leave. The cottage is beautifully designed and well appointed. Not much...More

2  Thank felixMelbourne
Management response:Responded 29 July 2017

Thank you Mary. It was a pleasure having you and Denise to stay. Metsi and Gatsby send their love.

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Half bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Queens
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About the neighbourhood
Maun is the gateway to the Okavango Delta.
Getting around
There are numerous taxi operators in Maun but it is preferable to have your own transport.
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How to get there
Otto is twenty minutes outside Maun centre. It is easily accessible by car. I can provide details of a reliable taxi driver who will be able to assist you throughout your stay. Airport transfers can also be arranged.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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