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The Elegant Farmstead

D2012 | Okahandjia, Okahandja, Namibia
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Swakopmund
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I had the fortunate opportunity to spend 3 nights at the Elegant Farmstead. It was amazing. The staff are all very friendly and you are made to feel at home from the minute you check in. The food is amazing and really delicious, I am going to miss the home baked bread. The swimming pool is stunning and I had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Having reached the last night of a fantastic trip, we were a little sad to check in to the Elegant Farmstead. It was pouring with rain but we received a very warm, cheerful welcome. Our room was comfortable and charmingly furnished. It was a little odd not having a bathroom door, but caused us no concern. The fruit on the... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My comments are similar to others. Really pleasant facility with some really thoughtful decorative touches. Food was excellent and the staff really attentive and helpful. We did the well signposted walking trail and the sundowner trip. The tea and cake in the afternoon was good and most welcome. Rooms were spacious and spotless.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The Elegant Farmstead is the sister hotel of The Elegant Guesthouse (Windhoek) but is very different in character. Okahandja is approx. 135 km from Windhoek Airport and is in a beautiful tranquil setting. We stayed on a half-board basis and both the choice and quality of the menu were exceptional. The whole facility is spotlessly clean, with smiling, friendly staff... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is a lovely place within 2 hours drive of the airport at Wyndhoek- very friendly owners and staff with great food , nice pool and gardens. Kids will enjoy the farm animals and organised drives/trips are available

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East Grinstead, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

What a delightful surprise - the essence of hospitality! It was already late when we left Windhoek, having had a delayed flight, a few issues with the rental car and a fair bit of traffic heading out of town. The last 27kms on the dirt road to the Farmstead were rather bumpy - but we did spot a honey badger!... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We were greeted with a cool iced tea and given a tour as part of our check in. There is a beautiful lounge area with tea and coffee station for guest use. Outside is a pool, bar, eating area, a huge deck for enjoying a sundowner and a fire pit with seating around it. The food was great with game... More 

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Tonyc32
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Wow what a place. So if you've just come off a long flight and you need somewhere nice to stay or if you are on the way home and you want a great place to spend the last night not too far from the airport (1.5 hours and in the direction of the Etosha National park) I can't recommend this... More 

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Windhoek, Namibia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I recently stayed at the Elegant Farmstead and had such a lovely time. Katja, Paul and the rest of the team is such an awesome team that really gives you excellent service and Anna Kapeng (hopefully spelt correctly) makes thee best milk tart I've ever tasted! We also went on a sundowner drive with Paul and was amazed by his... More 

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Rexburg, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

From the moment Katja greeted us with warm hand towels, we knew we were in for an exceptional experience. For the next three days we guested there, we were enveloped in one personal touch after another--meals to order, personal conversations with the staff, tours to order (everything from the farm to local schools and NGO projects, German military grave sites,... More 

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Address: D2012 | Okahandjia, Okahandja, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Otjozondjupa Region > Okahandja
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
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