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Belmond Khwai River Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second time we have been to this lodge and a very different experience as last time was the winter and this time summer. The accommodation, food and service was still of an extremely high standard. The safari experience was unbelievable, 7 wild...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time during our stay . I must note that the lodge is worn off . For myself the worst part was the bathroom . Very old , stained and discolored . After checking in , I complained to one of the...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

When the opportunity presented itself via Bush Breaks for me to spend six nights in Botswana at both Khwai River Lodge and Eagle Island Lodge, I was quick to accept. Well I am so glad I did. This trip was on my bucket list and...More

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Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Khwai River LodgeResponded 11 January 2018

Dear Bronwen1958, Thank you for sharing your experiences at both the lodges with us, so wonderful to read about your excellent experiences and wildlife encounters that Khwai is known for. We hope to welcome you back again soon and you are welcome to keep up...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

I was sold the Belmond Khwai River Lodge as a luxury Safari expereince which cost me €4600/USD5600 for 3 nights, for one person including return flights in economy from Capetown to Maun and a small plane transfer from Maun to the lodge with other passengers....More

Thank Mostafa E
Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Khwai River LodgeResponded 12 January 2018

Dear Mostafa E, We are so sorry for your terribly disappointing safari experience, indeed unforgettable in the wrong way, as you say in your review. We cannot apologize enough for your unpleasant stay and can assure you that this is not our service standard, but...More

Reviewed 16 December 2017

My husband and I spent three idyllic nights here to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary and a milestone birthday. The staff and management could not do enough to make sure our celebrations were super special. After one night we were moved to the "Honeymoon Suite",...More

Thank Christine K
Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Khwai River LodgeResponded 12 January 2018

Dear Christine K, Congratulations on your wedding anniversary, and thank you for celebrating your 'ruby jubilee' with us! Your review is so lovely, thank you for making us feel special following your special occasion by sharing your wonderful experiences and memories with us. We had...More

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US$1,971 - US$4,250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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TacomaAnna
7 February 2017|
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Response from LouisePheiffer | Property representative |
Dear TacomaAnna, We do turn the power off at night in general, but we do keep it on at request and we will be sure to accommodate you. Kindly advise the reservations team at time of booking and it will be taken care... More
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TacomaAnna
5 September 2016|
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Dear TacomaAnn, These rare species are more prevalent at our Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge in the Savute area of the Chobe National Park. Unfortunately their behaviour isn't predicable and we are restricted to stay on the... More
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GrandmaAudrey
19 August 2016|
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Dear GrandmaAudrey, No, the best water activities is at our Belmond Eagle Island Lodge, and these include a Mokoro excursion, barge cruises, speed boats on the delta, catch and release fishing, and with the high water... More
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"All rooms look onto the river"
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"They are all amazing with great views"
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"Wifi barely functioning throughout the lodge"
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"If it's available, Room #1 is the Honeymoon suite."
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