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River Crossing Lodge

P O Box 97448, Windhoek, Namibia
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Durban, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is perfect for arriving in Namibia, just 37 km from Hosea Kutako aiport. We utilised it as a stop over on arrival in Namibia and were dissappointed when they were fully booked for our outward journey. The lodge has amazing sunset views over windhoek and the staff are friendly and very efficient. They accommodated our requests to have... More 

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Swakopmund, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

In addition to the exceptionally friendly staff, exquisite food, and breathtaking views of mountains and city, this is the prefect place for those visiting Windhoek or Namibia that want the benefits of a bush escape with easy access to the capital. The owners even take the time to greet and converse with their guests.

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Mbabane, Swaziland
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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

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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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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111 helpful votes 111 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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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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5 helpful votes 5 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
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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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