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South Africa
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Good aircon! Reaturant has good, plain food and a good breakfast! Great sleep, quiet rooms with braai area. Very safe. The staff are friendly and efficient, the beer is cold and the pool is clean! This is THE stop over when driving through Botswana. Some rooms have a bath, others a shower. We have stayed here many times, and will...

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Pretoria
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Genuine oasis after a very long drive in an area with very few alternatives. We were delighted to find a chalet available and from the start were welcomed warmly and enthusiastically! From the lady at reception, to Stephen who was on hand immediately to assist in any way, to the chef and restaurant staff...all played a part in making us...

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Disappointing. My boyfriend and I stayed here in April and were truly impressed by Kalahari Rest. This time around, 8 months later and it seems things have fallen to the wayside. 1) Last time upon arrival, the proof of payment was printed out and ready for us. This time around, the man working at reception asked if I had paid,...

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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night enroute to a wedding in the Caprivi and one night on the way back. We chose to stay in a chalet rather than to camp which was a pricey option, but I also have heard from other people that Botswana's accommodation is notoriously expensive. The chalets were basic but had enough to satisfy. The service...

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Lephalale, South Africa
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Tis place is nice just because you really camp in the bush. You must be prepared to share the ablution , hot water were supplied through a "donkey" which make it more interesting. The dinner and breakfast in the restaurant was good.

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

We used this as a stop over whilst crossing the Kalahari on a trip between Windhoek and Pretoria. Each campsite has its own ablution. The sites are reasonably spread out and ours had a beautiful large thorn tree. The staff was friendly and helpful. It was a wonderful last stop before moving back into civilisation. The last campfire was very...

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Camped over for one night between jhb and Windhoek sites large.power to the site bathrooms pretty clean hot water,friendly and helpful staff .wifi.nice bar try the local beer.not sure about the restaurant .

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Winterton, South Africa
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Despite booking two chalets in January through Booking.com and reconfirming directly with the resort two weeks before arrival, when we arrived at Kalahari Rest, we were informed by Eva in reception that our chalets had been allocated to other guests and no accommodation was available. Our first night in Botswana!! After remonstrating with the owner, we were allocated two "family"...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Although the pap & oxtail in the restaurant was delicious this was most propably one of the most disappointing stays during our 3 week Botswana trip. When you get allocated "meerkat" campsite be aware that you are expected to share ablution with your formal accommodation neighbours (not sure if they are aware of this...we opt to drive ti the bigger...

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Bicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We initially planned to stay a night here and spent 3. The pitches are huge, with electricity and braai facilities on each. They are spaced out so noise is minimal. Facilities are nice, hot water and decent showers! The bar area overlooks a watering hole, the drinks are reasonably priced. We didn't eat there. The majority of the staff are...

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Address: North of Kang On the Trans Kalahari Highway 25km, Kang, Botswana
Region: Botswana > Kgalagadi District > Kang
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“Pre-arrange for boiling water for a cuppa!”
 of 5 bubbles LukaGeertsema, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are nice.”
 of 5 bubbles CRobbertse, 14 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Stay away from rooms 1, 2 and 3 the other rooms are further away from the generator and are possibly a lot quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles vci333, 5 May 2015 | Read review
“didnt stay in chalets, only camped and they were all nice”
 of 5 bubbles Vanessa_Pearce, 29 Sep 2014 | Read review
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