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Shinde - Ker & Downey Botswana

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Private Balcony
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

At the start of our 4 week safari experience, we had an amazing stay at Shinde - on so many levels. The whole team were fantastic hosts, the glamping tents were superb, great food and sundowners, our guide Kenny was passionate about the animals, and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Okavango Delta region is wonderful and we were pleased to chose Shinde Lodge for our stay. The rooms are very good despite the lack of air conditioning as we are in a wild and remote region. However, the fans are satisfactory. The Lodge Team...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from two weeks in Southern Africa and were fortunate enough to spend three nights at Shinde. The team (management, staff and guides) are all fantastic and we can only echo some of the other reviews below about how enthusiastic and knowledgeable...More

Thank Allimachk
Reviewed 14 September 2018

great place for a safari. offers a canvas tent type of set up with screens which allows you to hear the great African night time. completely safe. the staff: Kenny, Opie, Bee, Pulana, etc are all incredibly bright, fun, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic. went on three...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Botswana has done an excellent job at investing in ecotourism with fly in Safari camps. Shinde is a great example of making this comfortable for travelers who can enjoy sleeping in a luxurious well appointed spacious tent with full bath facilities. Immersed in a private...More

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Nestled on a lush palm island in the heart of the northern Okavango Delta, Shinde is an intimate, classic camp located on the edge of Shinde Lagoon, which simply teems with animal and birdlife. The camps More unique main area comprises of a multi-tiered dining room and lounge which is set under canvas under the shade of ebony and mangosteen trees. Shinde was refurbished in 2015. The elegance and historical charm of the iconic Shinde camp has been enhanced by enlarging the eight classic safari guest tents to incorporate a spacious bathroom with a large walk in shower and luxurious fittings. The larger bedroom with new linen and furniture in tasteful colours provides the perfect retreat. Wide sliding doors leading onto the extended front decks afford breath-taking views over the open grasslands or windswept papyrus reed beds. Each tent is strategically positioned to offer splendid views, whether across the Okavango Delta's mysterious waterways or open grasslands. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$495 - US$950 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shinde Island Camp Hotel Okavango Delta
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Shinde - Ker & Downey Botswana Okavango Delta
Location
Botswana > North-West District > Okavango Delta
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$495 - US$950 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shinde Island Camp Hotel Okavango Delta
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Shinde - Ker & Downey Botswana Okavango Delta
Location
Botswana > North-West District > Okavango Delta
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Room & Suite (39)
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Diann T
30 August 2018|
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Response from Ker_Downey_Botswana | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your question. No we do not have any WiFi in camp, we do have a guest laptop with limited internet. We encourage our guests to unplug and unwind.
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alladesertrose
2 January 2017|
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Response from Lora G | Reviewed this property |
Definitely worth doing! I wore a good pair of walking shoes... didn't use hiking boots. The walk was about 3 hours in total but not strenuous. Some driving, some walking. We did ours in the morning and followed a male... More
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AskaBP
28 December 2016|
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Thank you. It is very helpful. Looking forward to our trip in October.
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"All of the rooms are wonderful"
Allimachk
4 weeks ago
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"ask for a front facing room; you can wake up to the african plains with herds of antelope, wildebeast and..."
tdugoni
14 Sep 2018
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"Most luxurious "tent" ever! You can hear the animals roar at night!"
georgegP1506PB
24 Aug 2018
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"We prefer our tent being close to the main dining and activity area."
jrb3rd
25 Jul 2018
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