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Okavango River Lodge

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  • Poor7%
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“lively bar”(3 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have last stayed here three years ago and it hasn't changed. It was shabby then and still is. It is a budget lodge so I guess you get what you pay for. We enjoy the lively bar and the food is good pub food....More

Thank Emma F
Response from Okavango River ... M, Manager at Okavango River LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Yes - we are well aware it needs an upgrade.... but until the owner comes to the table, its a loosing battle between us, the letting agent.. and the owner. We have just done a paint job.. but we know it is not enough. Until...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Camped one night here and ate twice at the restaurant ! Nice pub food. Site was clean as were the facilities - it seems to be normal for the campers to have bad ablution habits and the lovely staff have to try to keep things...More

Thank astropig
Reviewed 12 February 2018

The lodge is good value for money, it is better than the lodge we stayed at earlier during our visit. You'll find basic needs for a family. The staff is friendly and the food is ok. However, the menu can be updated it was too...More

Thank TshenoloR
Reviewed 2 January 2018

When asking the locals in Maun for a place to stay for one night 70% recommended this place. It was Friday night and all the locals were there. Great atmosphere and good food. very busy and festive. service was great considering the power failures that...More

Thank Johan379
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for one night. We were camping in a roof top tent. The campsite itself is pretty average. Not huge pitches without much shade. It's all very open. Overnight there was a lot of noise from the main road. Cars, stray dogs and donkeys....More

Thank Daniel T
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Dalene P
31 August 2016|
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Response from AMacAfrica | Reviewed this property |
Yes, campers can use the swimming pool and restaurant. I am not sure about camp site size, didn't have a close look, but they seemed fairly spacious.
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pieter900
29 March 2016|
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Response from Christopher P | Reviewed this property |
If the ablution facilities are important for you (they are not for me) then they were quite poor. Electricity was, as far as I can recall, fine. But other aspects make this my top choice for the Maun area - see my review
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Botlhale R
4 June 2015|
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Response from Christopher P | Reviewed this property |
We booked around 5 months in advance and this seems to be well advised, as some desired dates were already not available. This seems to be the norm for Botswana.
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"Good place to spend your time at the Delta, away from crowdy Maun"
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"The rump was good."
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"Get a camp pitch under the trees close to the river."
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"Not sure about the rooms, I've only enjoyed the bar."
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