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Namakwari Lodge is a four star resort and is set in the beautiful area in one of the most breathtaking Camel-thorn Woods in the world. This gracious thatched lodge will rejoice in the peace and tranquility. Let our stunning view, elegant rooms and excellent food set the tone for an unforgettable stay. With the emphasis on service and guest satisfaction. Have a sumptuous cup of tea/coffee in the enchanting tea garden.

We have built up a fine reputation for service and hospitality, providing an excellent breakfast with our comfortable accommodation in one of the prime spots in South Africa. Namakwari Lodge is a Luxury Estate in the heart of the Kalahari where wildlife moves before ones own door, tranquility awaits, and where you are always welcome.

The interior is a delight, furnished with a unique sense of style. Namakwari Lodge is the place where reconnecting with the environment is second nature. After a great nights sleep, we will dazzle you with a delicious breakfast and when Kathu is your destination, please dont hesitate to come and revive in comfort and style with us!

Accommodation at Namakwari Lodge:
A selection from family suites to single suites, all stylishly furnished with cloud nine queen size beds, en suite bathrooms, personal workstations, spectacular views and secure parking.

En Suite Bedrooms
Namakwari has 30 individually decorated, spacious, stylish and luxury en suite rooms, and safe covered parking. Rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, bath & or shower, satellite television with 17 channels to view, safe and coffee/tea making facilities and an honesty bar/fridge. Sliding doors open onto the patio and each room has a private entrance.

Bridal Suite
A luxurious, spacious and stylish en suite room. Air-conditioned, spa bath and shower, satellite television. Comfortable for any bride to be, with crisp white duvet accessorized in warm tones.

Included in all Rooms:
- Air Conditioning
- Heater
- Bar Fridge
- Satellite television
- Safe
- Tea and Coffee
- Bed Linen
- Towels

Restaurant at Namakwari Lodge:
The restaurant, wrapped in original art by local artists, is modern and hip, yet warm and inviting. Exposed bricks are encountered by richly painted walls. The rich wooden bar top stretches the length of the bar. Great for meeting friends after work or before a golf match.

Its the perfect spot for a glass of wine or one of our bartenders speciality cocktails.

The menu is led by our renowned head chef, Hein Kirstein and his team, where features are only the very best. From wild caught fish to South African Karan beef.

Conference facilities at Namakwari Lodge:
The relaxed atmosphere of the Kalahari combined with a successful venue provides the ideal environment for corporate decision-making!

The conference facilities are put together by three venues.

The first venue will easily seat up to 120 guests, great for that large conference, a selection of menus will give the guest a variety of food and drink from canopies to buffets.

The second venue will seat up to 40 guests, great as a medium conference facility.

The third venue will easily seat up to 8 guests, great for that small intimate conference, meeting, brainstorming and interview room. A selection of the menu will give the guest a variety of food and drink from canopies to buffets.

All conference venues are equipped with:
- Flip charts and colour pens
- Overhead projector
- Fixed screen
- Ice water
- Assorted sweets and mints
- A photocopier, e-mail and facsimile services are available at reception

Wedding facilities at Namakwari Lodge:
Our beautifully decorated venue is perfect for both day and night wedding functions and can seat comfortably up to 120 guests. Allow our friendly and well trained staff to indulge you and your guests with our superb service.

Our Posh Bar offers the visitor that convivial atmosphere which distinguishes Namakwari from a traditional Hotel Bar. Not only is it well stocked with some of the finest Scotch Malt Whiskies and the biggest selection of South African Brandies we also stock a range of South African estate wines.

Bridal Pamper Party
From a hens party for 20 to a pampering for mother and bride because a bride to be deserves it all. From invitations to flowers, from the planning to the wedding reception Namakwari does it all. Lets face it, there is not a girl out there who does not love being pampered! Namakwari is all about pampering the bride-to-be and her special guests! Have a facial, manicure and pedicure while sipping on a delicious cocktailwhat more could you want.......

Bridal Suite
The bridal suite will be prepared especially for the honeymoon couple.
- Rose petals on the bed
- Bath robes
- Foam in a Jacuzzi bath with dozens of candles
- Ice cold champagne
- Selected snack platter for two

After a great night sleep, we will dazzle you with a delicious breakfast.

When Kathu is your destination, please do not hesitate to come and revive in comfort and style.


Namakwari Lodge is within walking distance sports facilities, including: tennis court, swimming pool, bush jogging trail, beautiful golf course - ranked as one of the top 20 golf courses in South Africa.

Namakwari Lodge is perfectly situated for the business-, sport- and family person! All children welcome!

Rooms and Units Available:

Standard Rooms
Namakwari has 30 spacious, stylish and luxurious en suite rooms, and safe covered parking.Rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, bath
Amount of similar units: 30
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
Laundry Service
Limited Room Service
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Parking (off-street - covered)

Cancellation Policy:

- Cancellation of a booking must be done more than 48 hours before arrival.
- Less than 48 hours or a no show - 100% cancellation fee.


1 Frikkie Meyer Rd, Kathu

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