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River Crossing Lodge

3.5 of 5 Lodge   |   P O Box 97448, Windhoek, Namibia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mbabane, Swaziland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a place to stay reasonably close to the airport it was fine - the rooms have beautiful views and were spacious and nicely decorated. We fitted 2 adults and 2 children in easily. The public areas however leave a little to be desired, the (breakfast) food was ok but not great, the lounge area was spacious but soulless, the... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights before our flight back to the UK - had a chalet overlooking the mountains, wonderful view - fantastic service, but food not brilliant. Easy access to Windhoek (5 mins by car) and a different place to stay rather than a hotel in town. Great for getting to the airport - loved being here, and... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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33 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I stayed 2 nights on business in Windhoek. Located outside Windhoek it may be the best choice but I like smaller intimate lodges that offer something special. What is special about the River Crossing is first its scenery and second its staff. The view is incredible looking across the valley and Mountain range. I was specifically in Cabin 12 which... More 

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Rome, Italy
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225 reviews 225 reviews
50 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We had not problem at all with this lodge, apart from getting there! It is on the outskirts of Windoek, on B6 to the airport, right after (coming from downtown) the old railway bridge, where you have to take a sharp right exit crossing the highway to dive into a gravel road with no sign advertising the hotel. You climb... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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96 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My husband and I are quite fussy but we liked this lodge. It isn’t fancy but the rooms were good, the staff friendly and the food just fine. The main attraction, from our point of view, was the wonderful deck to enjoy our sundowners while looking at the view. We did have a slight hiccup in as much as there... More 

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Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Nice Bungalows situated at the top of the mountain with a nice view over the mountain area.- surrounding silent. Breakfast and dinner average. Staff on the one hand very friendly in giving information and map for Windhoek on the other side it was a BIG problem to get the late check out which was booked by our travel agency. As... More 

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Windhoek
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

River Crossing Lodge is on the outskirts of Windhoek on the Airport road. It is situated on a hill overlooking Windhoek from the eastern side. The setting is beautiful and the atmosphere relaxed, unfortunately the staff is also very relaxed and the service are lacking big time. It seems if the staff is not properly trained. The food was good... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This was our very last stay in wonderful Namibia after a few special weeks in the country. Very disappointing! Overall a complete lack of hospitality. Breakfasts - as part of the deal - were (very) poor. Reception on arrival took place over a bar counter by staff paging through dilapidated books for our reservation. Had only one dinner (only group... More 

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NEW YORK NY
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Rooms are just ok. Heater does not do nearly enough to warm the room on a freezing August night. Wifi in the main area but not in the rooms. Staff in the dining room was nice and the food was reasonable (better than at any of the Wilderness Lodges). But not a great experience. And definitely not in winter.

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Suffolk
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21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I would agree it is a most beautiful setting, but we did not enjoy our stay one bit. In fact we couldn't wait to get away. The staff are badly or not trained at all, they just seemed to hang about. Service was non-existent. The room did not have a hair dryer, shaver socket, or glasses in the bathroom. No... More 

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Address: P O Box 97448, Windhoek, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — River Crossing Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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