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    Okavango River Lodge

    On The River, Maun, Botswana
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    24/12/2017 25/12/2017
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    “simple food” (2 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
    Airport Transportation
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    1.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 111 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We didn't stay at the Okavango River Lodge but we booked a couple of trips with them. They were fantastic! The first was a full day Mokoro trip which was amazing. Our guide, Tibso, was really knowledgeable and got us out of some tricky elephant...More

    Thank LakshmiW19
    Response from Okavango River ... M, General Manager at Okavango River LodgeResponded 6 days ago

    Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Guides name is Voice! :)

    Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

    We had a fabulous experience staying at Okavango River Lodge. Staff are friendly and everything is well organized. We camped and enjoy our site next to the river with wonderful views. They have a super restaurant with good food. Met other friendly travelers. All together...More

    Thank T2571VHmaryb
    Response from Okavango River ... M, Manager at Okavango River LodgeResponded 19 October 2017

    Thank you so much for your review! Really happy you appreciated our product.

    Reviewed 29 September 2017

    The venue is rustic but friendly and welcoming. The accommodation basic but clean and all one needs for a overnight stay. The situation on the river is wonderful and the bar / restaurant has a real 'local flavor' with good service and great meals at...More

    Thank Sandy W
    Response from Okavango River ... M, Manager at Okavango River LodgeResponded 4 October 2017

    Thank you Sandy, glad you enjoyed your stay with us!

    Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for 2 nights in the "tented chalet" on a 4x4 safari. The tent overlooked the river with a stunning view. The tent is new, but the ablutions not that greatest. Not always hot water and very low pressure if there is. It...More

    2  Thank Johannes v
    Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for one night after maun rest camp messed up our booking. In my opinion this is a cheaper, better value alternative to maun rest camp and old bridge backpackers and would recommend other backpackers to stay here instead! Nice food, tents were cosy,...More

    Thank Gráinne L
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$47 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 8
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    • Botswana >
    • North-West District >
    • Maun
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    Dining (6)
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    Bathroom (7)
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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.
    29 March 2016|
    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
    Botlhale R
    4 June 2015|
    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.
    Room Tips
    "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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