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Windhoek
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice and friendly staff, a delicious local dinner - first time we didn't get the usal greek salad plus chips or pizza! This was great! The rooms are nice, clean and we felt well. The garden and property was realy welcoming and close to the river.

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Tambuti, Owner at Tambuti Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Joergs we love you for the great compliments on our services! thank you, thank you, thank you "- first time we didn't get the usual greek salad plus chips or pizza!" Halleluja Amen, you are very right! something different and its local, I love your honest word! thank you and love you all. Take good care, until then Lizza

Windhoek
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Clean, quiet, beautiful. All what we needed. And the food was delicious. Breakfast with river view of Angola. Staff was friendly too. First time in Rundu and we loved Tambuti. Will definitely make it my first choice when I am in the area.

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Tambuti, Owner at Tambuti Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, We are very, very happy about your compliments. thank you for choosing Tambuti lodge during your stay in Rundu and since its your first time to visit the town. Next time you are in Rundu at Tambuti lodge, please ask for the manager, we have a special Kavango dish to welcome you back to Tambuti lodge again. we love...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay was pleasant. We enjoyed and the food was devine. The only issue was the water from the taps were brown not clean. I think that is something that can be improved or looked at. Thank you very much.

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Tambuti, Owner at Tambuti Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Thank you very much for your time to respond on regarding your stay at Tambuti lodge we deeply appreciated it. thank you for the good compliments. On the water issue, our water is supplied by the local authorities which is purified, its only during the rain season when we experience the brown colour of the water, otherwise its save...

Rocklin, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here overnight on our way south. The lodge itself is nice, rooms are clean, spacious, hot water, AC and TV. We had nice dinner and breakfast. No problems. Service was good, pool was great! Only issue was road but thats not lodge's fault.

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Tambuti, Owner at Tambuti Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, thank you, thank you, for your good compliments deeply appreciated. with love Lizza

Tsumeb
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The one thing that stood out for me was thatI had a true experience of the Kavango traditional culture. It have me ideas about incorporating some items in my home like the dishes and decor. Didn't like the noise at the beach. And the cats....

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Tambuti, Owner at Tambuti Lodge, responded to this review

Good morning Angie Thank you very much for your honest comments, deeply appreciated. Yes we are trying our best to promote the traditional culture of Kavango region, am glad we touch your heart on that, hehehe. We are sorry about the cats, sure some clients like cats and dogs and some clients don't like cats and dogs, but otherwise they...

Reviewed 6 October 2016

Can only say something about the food, as we had lunch here on our way. the menu is really nice, and gives plenty options. Unfortunately some things were finished, but I ate a croc salad and my wife a quiche, they were both delicious. It takes around 30min for them to prepare. Baobab ice was also finished:(. overall: recommended!

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Tambuti, Owner at Tambuti Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Harm, we love you for stopping by and test our delicious food prepared the Tambuti way. We love you for your good and honest comments. thank you, thank you, thank you. God bless you all. In love and Light Lizza

Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 1 September 2016

My Namibian colleague recommended this place. The food alone (grilled tilapia with pap!) is worth staying here. Their menus provide an amazing education on local ingredients and traditional foods. Very unique. Other bonuses: green oasis, scent of gardenia, proximity to the 'beach'. Not so great: wifi only available in 3 meter square area adjacent to reception. You're by the river...

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Tambuti, Owner at Tambuti Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Rotagirl2 thank you, thank you, thank you including your Namibian friends who recommended you to come to Tambuti lodge, please pass on our gratitude to them, well done. We love you for highly praising our local traditional food, thank you. Am sure that you will visit us again in future. we do have a 2 in 1 containers of...

Leiderdorp, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Standard room was clean and spacious with a good and large bed. Bathroom with bath and separate shower was very big although was poorly lit. There is a restaurant with good and local African food, the setting not so romantic as there were large television screens with TV shows on it.

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Tambuti, Owner at Tambuti Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Sanenwen We love you for visiting us at Tambuti lodge, we are happy to hear that you like our clean rooms. Thank you for the compliment of our local African food. Good to know, you arrive safely back home. God bless you forever. In-Spirit Lizza

Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Tambuti Lodge in Rundu is a very fine place to stay when visiting Rundu. The lodge has a beautiful garden and very luxurious and spacious cottages to stay in. Staff was really friendly and helpful and they decorated our room upon arrival, since we told them it was our honeymoon. However, we do recommend to have dinner somewhere else, since...

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Tambuti, Owner at Tambuti Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Jeroen I am so happy to hear from the couple that you are safely back home. I am wishing you all the best in your marriage. Thank you for choosing Tambuti lodge for your honeymoon, we apologize for the too much garlic in your food and the water pipe which bursted during your stay with us. Maybe you should...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 17 June 2016

The location was stunning, just by the beach. The basic rooms are pretty simple but the little terraces in front of them attractive and some of the bigger rooms are quite special. I am a coffee drinker and although there was a couple of complimentary instant coffee available in the rooms, these were not refilled along with the cleaning of...

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Tambuti, Owner at Tambuti Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Mianana Thank you very much for your compliments and recommending Tambuti lodge, we deeply appreciated. We apologize for the cats, our house keepers for forgetting to refill the coffee and the slightly slow service and the dishes problems. with love Lizza

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tambuti Lodge has 8 clean whitewashed en-suite chalets perched above the Okavango River 50m from the floodplain and a traditional African restaurant. Never flooded and easy access, conveniently located on a small road leading down to the river from the center of Rundu town. The ideal stop before heading to the deeper Kavango and Caprivi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tambuti Lodge

Address: Rundu Beach | PO Box 1826, Rundu 9000, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Kavango Region > Rundu
Price Range: RM219 - RM299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tambuti Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Guessing that rooms closest to reception (e.g., #5) have strongest wifi signal”
  • Room 8 on the end
 of 5 bubbles Rotagirl2, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in front of the pool have amazing views. Rooms south east to the restaurant are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 612danielledd, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Cottage no. 1 is the best!”
 of 5 bubbles erikm260, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Great view of the okavango river.”
 of 5 bubbles 379maxwelln, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
“You can choose rooms on higher ground not close to the river”
 of 5 bubbles M0abi, 4 Feb 2015 | Read review
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