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Belmond Khwai River Lodge

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

More basic than its sister camp, Eagle Island Lodge, this Khwai River Lodge offers a rustic and relaxing camp. The food is fresh, the rooms comfortable (though, thankfully, not overly so) and grounds well kept. Overlooking the river, the lodge receives frequent visitors - hippos,...More

Thank Alex M
Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Khwai River LodgeResponded 27 July 2017

Dear Alex M, Thank you for your wonderful review of your stay with us, and one of the unique aspects of a safari at our lodges is the diverse experience each lodge offer in terms or location, eco system and wildlife sightings, and we are...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

This is an experience I would do again and again. The rooms are very comfortable. Everything you need. Sit out in front of you room and watch the wildlife and the river go by. Two jeep safaris each day. We saw every animal imaginable with...More

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Khwai River Lodge is an excellent place to stay in Botswana. We saw so much wildlife just from the main lodge area and from our room! Elephants, hippos, impala, warthogs, birds, etc. just from the lodge! We stayed in tent 15, which we were told...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

We would never go here again nor recommend it to anyone…ever. While this was probably the most luxurious of the 4 camps we went to during this our first trip to Africa, & the food, accommodation, staff (with 1 exception) were excellent, the game drives...More

5  Thank GudGollyMsMolly
Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Khwai River LodgeResponded 13 July 2017

Dear GudGollyMsMolly, Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us, and we apologize for this terrible experience you had at the lodge. We are investigating this incident and will hold the guide accountable for his behaviour, and will contact our neighbours too...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

We can't say enough about our stay here. It was only two nights, but what a place! The tent cabins are beautifully appointed and luxuriously comfortable. The food was excellent. The "camp" looks out over the Khwai River, and we saw hippos, elephants, antelopes and...More

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Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Khwai River LodgeResponded 26 June 2017

Dear ilovebirdsky, Thank you the most beautiful review of Belmond Khwai River Lodge! The sightings all year round are magnificent and we are delighted that you had such a fantastic experience. One never knows what is around the next corner on a game drive... that's...More

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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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