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Our Accomodation

 

accommodation-huab-lodgeThe main building of Huab Lodge is an enormous thatch roof with open sides so you feel as though you are in the middle of Namibias Damaraland while staying well in the shade.   The lodge's reception area offers a cosy seating arrangement with a well-assorted reference library as well as photographs of all the guests who have come to stay over the years. A permanent coffee and tea bar is laid out. The long dining table and other convenient tables and chairs are made of heavy Rhodesian teak sleepers and the easy chairs have colourful handmade cushions. Natural rock islands protrude into the area and are decorated with curious details. A small curio shop and the bar fill the spaces.

 

At Huab Lodge there are eight stone and thatch bungalows accommodating a maximum of 16 guests. Meals are enjoyed with the hosts at the family table, where in the lodge's friendly atmosphere guests can make friends and exchange opinions and learn more about Namibia. In Huab Lodge tradition a variety of less well-known South African wines are presented ceremoniously each evening for guests to appreciate and enjoy.

 

accommodation-huab-lodge-2The spacious bungalows at Huab Lodge have a large private patio and are tastefully and practically furnished. They all include a separate en-suite toilet, two hand-wash basins and mirrors and even the shower has a view.   The airy room with two king size beds has large windows giving lots of light and a view across the Huab.  Tea and coffee making facilities are set out. Mosquito nets, a ceiling fan, and a torch as well as biologically degradable soaps and shampoo are provided.   24 hour 220 volt power comes from the silent solar energy plant concealed on the hill. The chemically untreated water has a neutral pH value.   There is no need to close the curtains, instead you can watch the stars and listen to the calls of owls and barking geckos as you drift off to sleep.  In the morning as you look out from the comfort of your extra long bed you can enjoy the soft light as the sun catches the mountains and a new day of your holiday in Namibia begins. The dawn chorus gives voice to grey hornbills, fork tailed drongos and white-browed sparrow-weavers in particular. The “heart-attack” call of the red-billed francolin ensures a rush of adrenaline first thing in the morning and the Hartlaub Spurfowl shrieks his “machu pichu” call somewhere in the granite. Extremely fast free WiFi is available in all the bungalows all the time and no password is required.   Huab Lodge also offers a bungalow with limited facilities for physically disabled guests.

 

Towards the end of 2013 all the bungalows were refurbished with new linen and curtaining as well as new porcelain in the bathrooms.

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