iGowati Country Hotel

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  • Description
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iGowati Country Hotel is the ideal stopover on your way to the wonders of Damaraland. Enjoy breathtaking desert landscapes where game such as black rhino, desert elephant, mountain zebra, kudu, springbuck roam freely. We are situated in the town of Khorixas on the main road.

We have 30 rooms with en-suite bathrooms and 10 Campsites with electricity points, running water and clean ablutions. Rooms are spacious, clean and attractively decorated under rustic thatch roofs.

A well designed swimming pool and open restaurant offer a relaxing place to enjoy an afternoon dip, good food and hospitality. Local beer and fine wines are on offer in the bar. The restaurant is open for all main meals, as well as light meals and snacks. A performance by the Damara people will entertain guests each evening.

A boma with braai facilities provides a relaxing atmosphere in which guests can enjoy the cool evening air and look at the stars while having a night cap or just watching the fire. A relaxing afternoon can be enjoyed in our Jacuzzi that can seat eight people. The curio shop offers some local African art and crafts, as well as necessities for the traveller. We also offer day trips to all of the sights in our area.
  • Type: Lodge, Camping and Caravanning
  • Sleeps: 113
  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 13
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

13 Reviews on iGowati Country Hotel

We camped for two nights at iGowati. Reception staff were friendly enough when we checked in. Camping was fun, but the ablution facilities are a bit dodgy. One particular bathroom that was equipped with a single shower, wash basin and toilet was nice to use except that the toilet leaked all over the floor. Not so nice. Also a lot of noise from the locals partying 'till the early hours of the morning. No other issues on our part. It is great that some fire wood is supplied to the campers. One inconvenience was that after a day of touring to Twyfelfontein we came back to discover "Das Rollende Hotel" parked right in front of our campsite and there goes the privacy out the window. The rest of the campsite was vacant with nobody to bother. Why park right in front of a clearly occupied campsite? Maybe it's a culture thing. On a side note... Maybe someone should check how much water is wasted on sprinkling the grass. Someone would switch on the sprinklers early in the morning and late afternoon and just forget about it for hours. We turned off the water after the sprinklers were running for about two hours. Anyway, thanks for the experience! Wir zelteten für zwei Nächte im iGowati . Personal an der Rezeption war freundlich genug, wenn wir eingecheckt Camping hat Spaß gemacht , aber die Waschräume sind ein wenig abgenutzt . Eine besondere Badezimmer, das mit einer einzigen Dusche, Waschbecken und WC ausgestattet wurde, war nett zu benutzen , außer , dass die Toilette zugespielt über den ganzen Boden . Nicht so schön . Auch ein viel Lärm von den Einheimischen feiern " bis in die frühen Morgenstunden . Keine andere Fragen unsererseits. Es ist großartig , dass einige Feuerholz ist mit den Campern geliefert. Ein Nachteil war, dass nach einem Tag auf Tour nach Twyfelfontein kamen wir zurück zu entdecken "Das Rollende Hotel" parkte direkt vor unserem Campingplatz und es geht die Privatsphäre aus dem Fenster. Der Rest der Campingplatz leer war mit niemand zu stören. Warum Park direkt vor einem eindeutig belegt Campingplatz ? Vielleicht ist es eine Kultur Sache. Vielleicht sollte jemand überprüfen, wie viel Wasser auf das Gras Beregnung verschwendet. Jemand würde auf den Sprinklern in den frühen Morgen und späten Nachmittag zu wechseln und einfach vergessen für Stunden. Wir drehte das Wasser ab , nachdem die Sprinkler für etwa zwei Stunden liefen. Trotzdem, vielen Dank für die Erfahrung !

Tolene Kruger, South Africa
08 January 2014

iGowati was less than we expected, being more run down than can be judged from the photographs, and the overall feel is that it needs refurbishing. There is not much else in Khorixas and alcohol consumption has a clear negative effect on the whole town. There are other options beyond the town - but iGowati was a good enough base for trips to the petrified forest, etchings and other sites. Meals were okay and the waitress was friendly but other staff seem bored and unmotivated.

Warren Parker, South Africa
03 January 2014

We enjoyed our stay at iGowati Country Hotel. Nice, clean and comfortable accommodation. Friendly and helpful staff.

Willie Du Toit, South Africa
16 July 2013

Food can be better.

Meira Rom
23 May 2013

Not bad but we've had better places.

Wim van der Wouden, Belgium
16 March 2013
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Price & Availability

ON REQUEST
Thursday 11th September
  • Per Person Sharing:
  • R450
  • Per Person:
  • R600
  • Per Unit:
  • R1350
  • Minimum Stay:
  • 2 Nights
 
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CampsiteX 10
Includes: Room Only
We have 10 Campsites under big, shady trees and on green grass. Each site has a braai with wood provided, electricity and running water. Ablutions consists of showers and toilets.
 
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Family RoomsX 6
Includes: Breakfast
Each room has a double bed located on the ground floor, twin beds in the loft and an en-suite bathroom.
Bathroom Facilities En-suite
Beds Twin beds, Double beds
Other Upstairs, Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms
Views Garden
 
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Self-catering UnitX 2
Includes: Self-catering
Each unit offers an en-suite bathroom, an open-plan kitchen, a patio, braai area, all crockery, cutlery, a fridge and a stove.
Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom
Beds Twin beds, Bunk beds
Other Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, No Smoking in Rooms, Self-catering
Views Garden
 
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Single RoomX 3
Includes: Breakfast
Each room offers a single bed and an en-suite bathroom.
Bathroom Facilities En-suite
Beds Single beds
Other Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities
Views Garden
 
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Twin RoomsX 19
Includes: Breakfast
Each room offers twin beds, an en-suite bathroom, telephone, fan and coffee and tea-making facilities.
Bathroom Facilities En-suite
Beds Twin beds
Other Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities
Views Garden
 
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* This data is a guide and is subject to change. Please confirm rates and availability by requesting a quote.

Campsite x 10

Includes: Room Only

We have 10 Campsites under big, shady trees and on green grass. Each site has a braai with wood provided, electricity and running water. Ablutions consists of showers and toilets.

Family Rooms x 6

Includes: B & B

Each room has a double bed located on the ground floor, twin beds in the loft and an en-suite bathroom.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities En-suite
Beds Twin beds, Double beds
Other Upstairs, Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms
Views Garden

Self-catering Unit x 2

Includes: Self-catering

Each unit offers an en-suite bathroom, an open-plan kitchen, a patio, braai area, all crockery, cutlery, a fridge and a stove.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom
Beds Bunk beds, Twin beds
Other Self-catering, Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, No Smoking in Rooms
Views Garden

Single Room x 3

Includes: B & B

Each room offers a single bed and an en-suite bathroom.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities En-suite
Beds Single beds
Other Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities
Views Garden

Twin Rooms x 19

Includes: B & B

Each room offers twin beds, an en-suite bathroom, telephone, fan and coffee and tea-making facilities.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities En-suite
Beds Twin beds
Other Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities
Views Garden

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