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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2015

We stayed here for one night having decided that, since we would probably not be coming here again, we would pay the extortionate amount for a room so that we could be at the sand dunes at sunrise. Having been woken at 4.15am and told that we would be leaving promptly at 5.00am we then waited until nearly 5.30 for... More 

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Manchester
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47 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2015

I agree with all the previous comments, it is the only place to stay. Although we had a 4x4 vehicle, we were sensibly booked on a small group tour. It is the luck of the draw with the guides and like previous comments, ours pointed to Big Daddy and told us to climb it! We also took the wrong route... More 

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2 Thank Bella008
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2015

The NWR owned Dune Lodge is the only lodge within the park. This means you can head off to the dunes well before the park gates open and beat the crowds. We took advantage of the group tour from the Lodge which meant we didn't have to drive the final off-road section which takes you to Big Daddy and Dead... More 

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New York City, New York
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Eco Lodge. Most beautiful setting in the Sesriem area within the gates of the park, giving you the advantage of reaching the Dunes before sunrise, since the gates won't open till sunrise and from there it's a 45 minute drive. the hotel has no Wifi. Food was good. the outdoor deck for dinner is really great, beautiful sunset spot! The... More 

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2 Thank NYCkeepmoving
Angelholm, Sweden
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105 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2015

This is one of the best NWR lodges. The "houses" on stilts are comfortable and with fantastic views over the desert. Staff is nice, breakfast and dinner good. Best of all is however the location inside the park. It allows you to take off early and return late. By that you can reach the Sossusvlei area before sunrise, climb the... More 

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Sweden
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56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

We loved our rooms and the layout of the Sossus Dune Lodge. Here the system of the carpark away from the chalets and the golfcart service worked very well (we did experience other places that didn't). The staff always noted when we arrived. We loved the possibility of self driving all the way to big daddy before sunrise (only possible... More 

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Windhoek, Namibia
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57 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Rooms are spacious and clean and you have a beautiful view right from your balcony. Dinner was ok, breakfast was really good (they had croissants! yummy!), staff was also nice. What is kind of annoying is that you can't get to the hotel with your own car. You must park some hundred meters away and then take their truck to... More 

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Pickering, United Kingdom
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582 reviews
146 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2014

Its inside the park so you can get to the Dunes before the gates open so its the only place to stay if you want to do sunrise at Deadvlei. We were pleasantly surprised about the quality of the rooms and that we even had a fridge in the room. The accommodation had a bedroom area and a bathroom area... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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56 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2014

It's funny reading the reviews of this lodge. Clearly, some people appreciate going to an astonishing location and staying in a lovely lodge. Some people are tougher critics. I stayed here 4 days (maybe the only person ever) and I noticed that most people stay one day, as part of a tour where they are constantly on the move. I... More 

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Glasgow
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90 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2014

This place is in the Namib-Nakluft NP close to Sossussvlei and being inside the park means that you can get to the dunes before sunrise. Each 'villa' is seperate and access by a walkway. It comprise two circular rooms one for the sleping area and the other a bathroom. There is a safe a deck, plenty of hot water, views... More 

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Sossus Dune Lodges

Address: | Namib-Naukluft Park, Sesriem, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Sesriem
Price Range: $246 - $466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Sossus Dune Hotel Sesriem
Sossus Dune Lodges Namibia/Sesriem
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“No privacy at all as you can hear your neighbors and passers by. No views in certain rooms as they are completely blocked by a rock.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelTruths10, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“do not chose this lodgement..way too expensive compare their services”
 of 5 bubbles Notaylor, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room closer to the main building otherwise it can be a rather long walk down the wooden walkway to your room.”
 of 5 bubbles ninnes, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you have any difficulty walking, ask for a room near the restaurant/reception.”
 of 5 bubbles elpee182, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 13 is the only room with a clear waterhole view”
 of 5 bubbles jakehyr, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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