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Bassoues, France
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This was the first of our really lovely Lodges – run by ‘Wilderness Safaris’ they have a model and it is a very good one. Our room was close to the Lodge a tent like structure with a thatched roof. It was very hot (45 degrees)but somehow the wind and fan managed to keep one cool, though we were aware...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gale L, We are delighted to read all your happy memories of your stay with us and glad to see the balloon ride was highlight of your stay. Thank you for bring the incident at the pool to our attention, we have taken this up with the Wilderness Safaris Customer Care department as well as the Namibia Operations Team...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We were there for 3 windy, hot (up to 118F degrees and survived--barely) days. There is no a/c, inadequate fans just in the bungalows; no fans in the main lodge. Dust from the sand everywhere. We spent most of our time prone on our beds , totally enervated by the heat. The food was marginal. That's the bad news. The...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Dear SaraRNic, We are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your time spent with Richel and look forward to pass along your fabulous praises. The Temperatures in Sossuvlei can get to some extremes during the summer months, we are sorry to hear this was an unpleasant factor of your trip but hope you were able to enjoy a cooling...

Rotterdam
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

After having booked at Kulala for its location, we found the view from room 10 somewhat dissapppointing, as it overlooked mainly a dry, rocky river bed. Also, we were recommended this lodge as the best place to experience the sunrise in the dunes, due to having its own private entrance to the dunes reserve. Guess what, that entrance only opens...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Dear EvdWRotterdam, We are sorry to hear you were misinformed about the Kulala gate to the Dunes and National park. Yes we do have a private gate, however, as is the rule for all National parks throughout Namibia this gate only opens at sunrise. We are unable to get to the dunes in time for the sunrise but being the...

Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Kulala Desert Summary: Exactly what you expect from Wilderness Safaris' camps. Well thought out lodging. Service beyond the norm. Food expertly prepared and unparalleled sights and experiences. Detail: Part of a small group tour, Dune to Desert our first night was spent here. If you have stayed with Wilderness in the past you know the drill. You are met by...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you DorothyMacaw for your beautiful review, we enjoyed having you stay with us and glad to see the feelings were mutual. We look forward to sharing your kind words with all our staff in camp especially our hard working chefs and kitchen staff. We are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed the wonders of the main attraction in...

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We stayed here for two nights and found the people very,very friendly and efficient. We enjoyed the lodges, the view, the quiet, the meals. On one of the nights, the staff performed some dancing and singing. I would have stayed longer if I could! We went on the trip to the Sand Dunes. Absolutely amazing. A lovely place!

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Thank you Bonnie for the fabulous review, we are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us as well as your time spent on activities and climbing the breathtaking sand dunes. Thank you again Wilderness Safaris

Reviewed 14 November 2016

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 9 November 2016

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2016

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

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Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

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With vistas directly onto majestic red dunes, Kulala Desert Lodge is the closest location to Sossusvlei, and perhaps the lodge with the most spectacular views. The lodge's accessibility, and its large, friendly lounge and dining area with wrap-around veranda make this oasis in the desert perfect for families and friends. Visits to the dunes and vleis of Sossusvlei are highlights, along with fascinating desert wildlife and the overwhelming magnitude, and sense of adventure on the Kulala Wilderness Reserve. • 23 kulalas (3 family) • nature drives and walks • Sossusvlei excursion (via private gate) • Sesriem visit • sleep out deck • horse riding • hot air balloon ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge

Address: Sossusvlei - Kulala Wilderness Reserve, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Namib-Naukluft Park > Sossusvlei
Price Range: £415 - £671 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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Kulala Desert Hotel Namib-Naukluft Park
Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge Namibia/Sossusvlei
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“All rooms have the same view.....”
 of 5 bubbles marinelage, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some Kulalas are a fair distance from the main lodge”
 of 5 bubbles doc2r12, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 12 & 13 are close to the Lodge but excellent views of the waterhole”
 of 5 bubbles ZororoRetreat, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are independant part canvas with permanent bathroom and a patio with views onto the dunes”
 of 5 bubbles radish20, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms closest to the main building have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles SandRKent, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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