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The Olive Exclusive

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22 Promenaden Road | Eros, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Eco friendly boutique hotel in a quite corner of Windhoek with dedicated personal service and exelent food to match . We booked one of the premier suites and enjoyed the complete private outside area with a plunge pool. Here every suite refects a different region in NAMIBIA. They are extremely spacious and individually decorated in a cool contemporary style but... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in room 4- an enormous suite delightfully decorated in an eclectic mix of driftwood, modern glass, steel, solid marble... The decor almost defies description but the result is wonderful. The bathroom is huge and delightful while the bed is almost as big and absolutely sumptuous! This is 5 star unique African city comfort and style at its peak.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We spent a night here on our way into Namibia and then again on the way out. It was a fabulous experience, great hotel staff, amazing room. One of the nicest hotels to stay. The service was excellent and the food in restaurant was really good and better than trying to find somewhere to eat in Windhoek. We should have... More 

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Swakopmund, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The rooms detail and decor blew me away. Friendly and helpful staff and with an amazing restaurant and stunning evening view of Windhoek City Lights. Even the Breakfast & Coffee was memorable. Over all, I can't wait for my next visit.

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Versailles, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

You are close to the center of Windhoek in a quiet area. The 3 suites are very nice on the Olive Garden. The suite is great with on one side the bedroom and bathroom On the other side you have a living room with a computer, a small kitchen 2 terraces and in the middle a small pool unfortunately with... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Windhoek is a bit small for a capital city to speak of its suburbs, but this excellent boutique hotel has a very relaxed, leafy and classy suburban feel to it, located in the rolling hills of Eros neighbourhood (still within walking distance of the city center). It's very well designed and kept, with much eye for detail. The suites are... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Having flown for two nights from Canada - I had no expectations of this hotel. But once it's comforts, style and quality were revealed - I knew I was in the right place. The rooms - or suites - are each uniquely and tastefully designed. The view from the restaurant could either be Umbria or Namibia. The food was lovely;... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We stayed at the hotel before and after a seven-day safari in Namibia. The rooms are wonderful, the staff warm and welcoming, and the restaurant top-notch. The hotel is clearly five-star anywhere it would be located; for Namibia it is well beyond 5-star. Can't express enough how perfect the product is. The rooms are very nicely appointed, with African overtones... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We stayed here at the start and at the end of our trip around Namibia and we were very happy on both occasions. The rooms are very spacious, the beds comfortable and there are lots of special little touches in the rooms that made our times here special. The bathrooms had everything that you could need. Each room has an... More 

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rochester, ny
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We started our travels in Namibia with three nights at Olive Exclusive. It is expensive. However we were more than satisfied with our room, the restaurant and the excellent service of the staff. What a great start to our special trip in Namibia. This is a hands-on hotel at which everyone, including the manager, is ready to help the traveler... More 

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