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Lekkerkerk
Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a full inclusive package, lunch 12.30 big buffet, not bad, nothing special, 14.00 key to your room, top, 15.45 tea, okay not the best cakes, BUT 16.30 safari, 10 people in a car, no possibilities for moving, waiting in line for a lion vieuwing,suggestion book a hotel in holland and go to the beekse bergen why pay 7580...

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Anja, Thank you for your feedback. The all-inclusive package is a good option to book. Most guests enjoy the buffet-style meals because it provides a wide range of dishes. Our staff try to ensure that game drives are full so that vehicles are not sent out unnecessarily. If you were wanting a bit more space and privacy, the private...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a night there with my mother who is in a wheelchair. Thanks to the very welcoming staff and the driver, my mother participated in a game drive and had the time of her life!!!! Rooms are very spacious and suitable for wheelchairs.

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your 5-star review of Old Traders Lodge. We appreciate the kind words. We are thrilled that both you and your mother had an excellent stay with us. We are glad we could make her experience easy and enjoyable. Please visit us again. Kind regards, Erindi TripAdvisor Team.

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 1 week ago

+ Rare wild dogs spotting (among other animals) + Comfortable rooms + Friendly and well organised staff in the restaurant - This place is more like a zoological garden than a wild game reserve - Game drives are heading to sites where animals are regularly fed - The water hole by the restaurant looks very artificial - We asked for...

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Tomas, Thank you for your review of Old Traders Lodge. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your suite and that our hospitality was organized and welcoming. Seeing wild dogs is a rare sighting because they are an endangered species. We are sorry that you feel the camp is like a "zoological garden". We have to enclose the...

tervuren
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant view on water hole with hypo's, crocs, ... from the restaurant. Good quality dood, buffet, not special but OK. Small but Nice cool swimming pool. Nice room with large comfortable beds, and luxurous bathroom. Game drives in beautifull park wit lot of animals.

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for reviewing Old Traders Lodge. We are pleased that the view of the waterhole from the Viewing Deck was brilliant for you, and we are glad that you felt comfortable in your suite. Our game drives are spectacular, and this is mainly due to Erindi's knowledgeable guides. They are well trained in identifying wildlife, birdlife, and plantlife...

Zirndorf, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good and easily accessible from Windhoek. Very well organized at Camp Elephant and excellent staff when it comes to game drives. Various sightings of Elephants and Lions and Hippos even from the camp.

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Ralph, Thank you for your 5-star review of Camp Elephant. It sounds like you enjoyed incredible sightings of the animals around the camp and on game drives. We are thrilled to hear you had a good time and enjoyed Erindi's hospitality. We hope to welcome you back again. Kind regards, Erindi TripAdvisor Team.

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family drove up to the reserve for a two day safari. It was the perfect amount of time. We were able to see all the animals we wanted and also able to take some family time a relax. Having the watering hole right outside the room was a nice bonus. Our only complaint was that we were not able...

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review of Old Traders Lodge. We are delighted that your family had a wonderful stay with us, and saw all the animals on your wishlist. Erindi is relaxing and we want people to be in touch with nature. This is partly why we don't allow telephones in the suites. Any requests can be made in...

Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the first stop of our Africa trip. It was definitely a great experience. The main restaurant is located in front of a water hole. There is a constant stream of animals visiting the hole night and day. We saw hippos, elephants, hyenas, crocodiles, giraffes... Even during an extreme drought year, we still saw plenty of wildlife. We did...

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review of Old Traders Lodge. We appreciate the feedback. We are thrilled to hear that Erindi was the first stop on your African tour. It sounds like you had an incredible stay with us. We hope to welcome you back again. Kind regards, Erindi TripAdvisor Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

when looking at reviews we thought it would be a good place to be, we wanted to experience a nice place in just 2 days and see most wild animals you would like to spot in such a short interval, so we were ready to pay the price for it... as we arrive we needed a quick diner (late arrival)...

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Laurent, Thank you for your review of Old Traders Lodge. In a country with high unemployment rates, Erindi employs 250 staff members, which indirectly affects the lives of more than 2000 people. Erindi gives back to the community through paid salaries, employment opportunities, training and education. These efforts contribute towards the upliftment of the Namibian economy, which has always...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We recently stayed for 3 nights at the main camp, The Old Traders Lodge. The accommodation was world class. The rooms are really big and extremely well equipped. We walked through the beautiful camp and it is difficult to see any lodges that are not very good positioned. There are 2 dams, all under lights night time, and all the...

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your amazing 5-star review of Old Traders Lodge. We really appreciate the kind words. We put the most effort into ensuring our guests are comfortable in their suites and that they have a good time. We are pleased you had excellent sightings at the waterholes. It really is special hearing the sounds of the wildlife at...

Dresden, Germany
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

First of all I have to say "Thank very much!" to the Erindi staff. They made us the most enjoyable stay in Namibia. We had not just a visit to do some game drives but more a very individual and wonderful organized private wedding ceremony. They made everything possible to make this day to a very special one. Spacious, lovely...

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Falk, Thank you for your 5-star review of Old Traders Lodge, and we are delighted that you asked us to be the host of your private wedding ceremony! We strive to maintain world-class facilities and service, so it is always a pleasure to hear when guests have enjoyed their stay. Our game drives are special as there is so...

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After an exhilarating nature experience, enjoy the space and comfort of our luxury suites. Guests can spot various game species on their way to one of two watering holes within the Old Traders Camp. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge

Address: Erindi Game Reserve, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Erongo Region > Erindi Game Reserve
Hotel Class:4 star — Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 47
Also Known As:
Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Hotel Okahandja
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