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loomis ca
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food is fine, but what a nice place to hang out for a few hours using the free wifi, having a cold one, and nice views and comfy seating. Park inside the security gate. Guests not staying there are welcome as long as you are prepared to buy a meal.

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Seattle
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent three nights here and greatly enjoyed it. The grounds are beautiful and the pool and bar awesome. Our room was large and had a great view of the river. We saw warthogs and crocodiles right from our deck! Staff is efficient and very friendly. The onsite restaurant is excellent with many choices at the buffet.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything started from the day we arrived at the check-in account that by mistake of my Mexican Bank had made a deposit in USD Dollars as if it were the amount of money in local currency, which means that it was a deposit far above what I should To pay, this was from October 13, 2016 I have exchanged emails...

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Alberta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two nights at the lodge, took in two river cruises and two drive safaris. The river cruises were enjoyable with a knowledgable crew, biggest drawback was the number of vessels out, you could have tied a very short rope between them and had the lead boat pull you all. Made for a difficult time getting pictures without other...

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Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Kasane on a business trip and i was staying at Chobe Marina Lodge. Chobe Marina Lodge is perfectly situated along Chobe river. The room was so clean. The people at front desk were very friendly and also extremely helpful. The cleaner ensured that my room was clean on a daily basis. Wow the room was very comfortable....

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to rate your stay with us at Chobe Marina Lodge on Trip Advisor, it is much appreciated. It is always great receiving such positive feedback, thank you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed 2 great days in Chobe Marina Lodge and Chobe National Park. The highlight of our stay were the 3 game drives that we did which were included in our stay and we were able to arrange from the hotel reception. We saw lots of animals including lions, elephants and buffalos. Emmanuel, our guide for all the drives was...

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Dear David, thank you for your review on your stay. WE are delighted you enjoyed your stay and that the safari experience was so good. It is always rewarding when our guests enjoy their stay with us and we get such positive feedback, thank you.

Colorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms were adequate. The outstanding offering was the location, the quality of the game drive vehicles and the drivers/spotters. The restaurant was a bit hectic with several tour groups, but our group had it's own reserved tables which helped tremendously.

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Malcolm R, Chief Operting Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on your stay with us at Chobe Marina Lodge it is much appreciated. We are very popular and have been busy, but as you mentioned we still look after all our guests. We hope that you will visit us again soon in the near future.

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Well, what can I say. This is a fantastic place to stay in Botswana right on the banks of the Chobe river with lots of wildlife very near. Baboons and warthogs running round the lodges which are very entertaining. You must go on early morning game drives and evening river cruises here- they are a must! The variety of wildlife...

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Good Day Vicky, it is such a delight knowing your visit to us was so good, thank you for the review it is much appreciated, we can not wait to until you visit us again and we hope that will be in the near future.

Gaborone
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Excellent Wi-Fi experience I have ever had in Botswana hotels. Good innovation. very User friendly I did not have opportunity to have dinner at the hotel due to work but the buffet breakfast was exceptional.

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Malcolm R, COO at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Itumeleng, thank you for rating your stay with us on Trip Advisor, it is much appreciated. We are delighted about your comment regarding our WIFI being the best you have ever experienced in Botswana. There is still work to do with our internet and I am sure this will get even better. Next time you visit please ensure you...

Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 24 October 2016

all in all ,all is average most of the poor quality and customer saisfaction was with the kichen personnel,they borught drinks and water late,to extende that they forget you,ask for boiled agg of loaf bread ,wyou will finish eating and go without them providing that.hope this changes the situation.

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Malcolm R, Chief Operating Officer at Chobe Marina Lodge, responded to this review

Good Day Thabiso, thank you for bringing your concerns to our attention it is much appreciated as these help us better our service levels. We will certainly address these concerns and ensure all our guests are treated equally.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Chobe Marina Lodge

Address: Chobe River, Kasane, Botswana
Region: Botswana > North-West District > Kasane
Price Range: £54 - £888 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Chobe Marina Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 66
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“room 61 on second floor was great”
 of 5 bubbles catherinedS8201TQ, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Riverside rooms have beautiful view”
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“You might request a room closer to the middle, not so far to walk for meals.”
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“Most of the rooms have sitting rooms attached! Make sure you get a bigger room!”
 of 5 bubbles Seniortraveler123, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Request river view unit”
  • Safari drive during sunset - magical!
  • Sunset cruise with Namibia in the background
  • Having cofee on your private stoep (balcony) with a view over the river
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