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    The Old Bridge Backpackers

    Matlapaneng, Maun, Botswana
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    • Excellent49%
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    • Average13%
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    “mokoro trip” (31 reviews)
    “the river” (86 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 252 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    It depends on what you're looking for. We were camping in Botswana. The campsite is really small and you share it with 3 cars. Showers etc are nice and good. There's also a kitchen you can use. You don't have a own fireplace/braai. But..... the...More

    Thank chicazondergrenzen
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Lovely setting, great food with excellent vegetarian options. Staff were friendly and helpful. We stayed in a tent overlooking the river, it was clean and well appointed. We also went on a mokoro trip with old bridge it was great. This was One of our...More

    Thank gvictory
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This is the first place we stayed in in Botswana, and it is great. Beautiful setting on the riverfront with bar/eating area with good wifi, nice tents, friendly staff and good tour options. Will stay here again.

    Thank Veronika M
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    The service is horrible and the staff is not friendly nor helpful. Very disappointing and disorganized. Its much better staying at River Lodge. There is no fan in the room. The atmosphere is nice and cool, but I wouldn't stay here again, only pop at...More

    Thank Piki P
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Absolutely amazing experience at the Old Bridge, topped off by the most amazing safari organised by them. From sitting in the bar listening to a wide variety of locals talking about their daily way of life, to looking over the river listening to the birds...More

    Thank Shannon B
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    19 September 2015|
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    Response from Tracey R | Reviewed this property |
    We did everything by email. I tried to post a link to their site but TripAdvisor wouldn't let me. If you google old bridge backpackers Maun, it should come up for you
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    olebile
    25 May 2015|
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    Response from GoldenRob | Reviewed this property |
    It is called The Old Bridge Backpackers. It is in Maun, Botswana. I have absolutely no idea where Staybridge Lodge is, but it certainly isn't this one.
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    oodle1
    4 March 2015|
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    Response from Roresand | Reviewed this property |
    As HeiriA suggested you should go to the website and email for details. We went by motorboat and then mokoros (dug out canoes) out to a separate island for an overnight and I believe could have gone from there farther into... More
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    "Go for a cabin with ensuite overlooking the river."
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    "We did a camping safari, so our comments apply to the campground experience. It was pretty posh for camping..."
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    "The tents with bathroom is a great value."
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    "Camping or chalets - all good."
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