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Galton House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   72 Amasonite Street, Windhoek, Namibia
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Ranked #13 of 72 Windhoek B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Galton House on our first and last nights in Namibia, either side of our two-week safari. The staff were friendly and very helpful (they kindly stored two of our bags during our trip) and the two dinners we ate there were delicious. We had to leave very early in the morning before breakfast was served, but picnics... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We stayed for one night in July. This was our second stay. We were made very welcome. The room was comfortable and the food was gorgeous. The pool area was very relaxing. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The bed was comfortable.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A group of 7 of us stayed at the Galton House our first night in Namibia before departing on our safari with Ultimate Safaris. I had looked at the pictures and reviews of Galton House for many months in anticipation of our stay and was anxious to see if the reality matched my expectations. It certainly did. The facility was... More

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This hotel is very nice and comfortable. Allthough not in walking distance of the city center of Windhoek I do not think location matters in this case. Taxis are not expensive and the hotel also offers a (paid) transfer service. It is nice to have such a quiet hotel in a city. The staff is very friendly and helpful. We... More

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109 reviews 109 reviews
23 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed at Galton House on our first and fourteenth nights in Namibia. As others have noted, the staff is welcoming and eager to be of service. As it turned out, we were put in the same room, Number 3, both times so it did feel like home when we came back from twelve nights on safari. Home-baked bread was... More

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Doha, Qatar
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stayed at the Galton House one night before returning home from an amazing trip around northern Namibia. We were assigned room 1 which seemed to have been recently painted - the smell of paint in the room gave us headaches when waking up the following morning. We arrived in time for the world cup football, however, the staff was... More

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NamibiaDirect, Owner at Galton House, responded to this review

Dear Soren, Thank you very much for your review and alerting us to your disappointment. Our guesthouse has been in operation since 2011, but as with most hotels, running repairs are a reality of such an establishment. We would like to take the opportunity to give you some feedback on this: Dinner Our sincerest apology about this, as it was... More

West Cork Ireland
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79 reviews 79 reviews
54 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Stayed one night after flying overnight. Our early arrival was no problem for them. We spent the rest of the day relaxing by the small pool. The food in the restaurant was excellent and thoroughly enjoyed. The staff were friendly and helpful. The perfect start to our holiday in Namibia.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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232 reviews 232 reviews
65 hotel reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Very nice place, excellent management - extremely helpful. The hotel/B&B is very nicely located on the rim of a hill. Little far from from the town so you need a car to get around. However, hotel can organize taxi service at reasonable price. Hotel is very modern and nicely decorated, rooms are little small through for the price but all... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Stayed here 2nights before a trip around Namibia. We were booked in for b&b but had a lunch and evening meals as well. The food was very good, game steak slightly over cooked, and of a modern style trying to move away from traditional african fare. The staff were always friendly and helpful, there are some great artistic photos of... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

This proved to be a perfect first accommodation for us. Forty five minute drive from airport and situated in a quiet residential area of Windhoek. We stayed 2 nights. Staff were helpful about everything and was even driven by manager to nearest ATM for cash(Thanks Jimmy!!). Room was spotless and adequate for purpose. No time to watch the big flat... More

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Address: 72 Amasonite Street, Windhoek, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Galton House 4*
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