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Fig Tree Guesthouse

11 Robert Mugabe Ave, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The guesthouse is located in a quiet and safe part of the city. Most of the rooms are big with DSTV and a small fridge. My room had a little dampness on the wall and no door for the shower so water spilt out during a shower. Otherwise it was great.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I use to enjoy the questhouse, but admit the quality of service has gone down. I could not sleep later than 6h30 as the noise the kitchen staff make is unasked for. No consideration for sleeping guests. Was met at the gate by a sweaty security guard who stood with a few other men at the gate in the dark... More 

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Christians
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

A well located place with absolutely friendly people to have a relaxing, quiet stopover. Walking distance to the mall. Fireplace helps during cold winter evenings. Breakfast is enough. Would stay definitely again.

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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

High standards of cleanliness - sheets very clean and well ironed. Bed comfy. Nice to have choice of DSTV channels. Nice outside area. Breakfasts a bit limited. Friendly staff. Rooms can be a bit noisy if there are guests dining. Staff sometimes make a lot of noise too. Overall a good stay but not as good as last time. Need... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

Quiet, comfortable clean and safe. Fantastic VIP room or business room, we were well looked after.

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Seattle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2011

I stayed at the Fig Tree for a month. During that time Erich the property manager and Ceila the chef made me feel completely at home and were very accommodating -- even helped me coordinate and plan weekend excursions. The guest house looks just like the pictures -- is very modern, clean, safe and conveniently located -- only about 5... More 

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Tokyo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

Good things: Very clean Quiet Comfortable bed Secure Breakfast is OK Drawbacks: Location is too far from town, and transport arrangements are lacking Reception closes at 6 pm (earlier at weekends) after which nobody is on duty Room heater (which you need in July) is inefficient and noisy The place has a rather forlorn, deserted feel to it Given the... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2011

Our only complaint about the Fig Tree is a complaint we had throughout Namibia; the beds are hard by American standards. Having said that, this is a great place to stay in Windhoek. Our room was spacious and dominated by a jacuzzi tub and a king-size bed. There were double sinks and a large mirror, a great feature of the... More 

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2011

I was very pleasantly surprised by Fig Tree, which turned out to be a fantastic choice. The common areas and rooms are all stylish, modern, comfortable and peaceful. The staff is extremely helpful and friendly. The small guesthouse is relatively close to town and a good value. I'd definitely stay here again on my next visit to Windhoek!

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2010

We spent only 1 night in Fig Tree Guesthouse and had a wonderful stay. It was a perfect choice after few days of travelling through Namib Dessert and Skelleton Coast. The hotel design has a calming modern ambiance. It's petite, cozy and crisp with a nice pool, small gym and cool deck for lazying around. On our arrival we were... More 

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