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Rivendell Guest House

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40 Beethoven Street, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
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Ranked #19 of 79 Windhoek B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We started and ended our trip here. Warm welcome, nice rooms, quiet and very friendly stay. Home made carrot cake was delicious! They had answers to all our questions and gave enough information. Thank you!

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Lissewege, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here at the beginning of our roadtrip and also at the end. The staff is very friendly, we were lucky that the lady at the reception decided to wait a bit longer for us than 10 pm because it took quite a while in the airport. The first night we got a room in the building next to... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here before going home.It is more like a hostel than a guest lodge.Breakfast is served in a communal area - full of noisy teenagers.The cooked breakfast was very good however.The staff are friendly and accommodating.The rooms are grotty mould in the showers and damaged furniture - in definite need of a makeover

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had chalet G just for the one night after arriving from the airport and prior to setting off south. The place was conveniently located, the staff very friendly and helpful. The chalet had a dining/cooking area, a bedroom, bathroom and a lounging area outside. I would guess this was probably their best room and it was fine for us.... More 

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Hengelo, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We only stayed 1 night at this address but our impression was good and they were also very willing in organizing a taxi from the airport and to and from Joe's Beerhouse (Restaurant). Good starting address for our holidays!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We were a group of six and booked the 3 bed apartment. It was very clean, ideal size communal rooms and great for self catering. Great location for beautiful walk along the coast to the centre of town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The Rivendell Guesthouse was a perfect place to start and finish our 2 week to Namibia. The staff were friendly and helpful. The rooms were big and very clean. There is a great shared kitchen, with (for once) everything you need to actually cook. The breakfast was fantastic. Honestly, a great place all round.

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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Rivendell boasts nice rooms, a pleasant setting, friendly staff and well-working wifi close to central Windhoek. The breakfast system (you have to order your eggs the night before) is a bit awkward, but I can fully recommend staying here.

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Merimbula, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

A bit out of the way. My room was cosy with self catering facilities. The black cat was a real character and probably the most friendly person there. Dosent quite live up to the Lord of the Rings.....dosent have that african friendliness you find in a locally run establishment.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Friendly, helpful staff, good location, communal atmosphere, nice pool and clean, tidy rooms are the pros, and I would definitely recommend it for someone on holiday, who is looking to interact with other travelers. For a business traveler though some aspects are inconvenient, such as having to get out of your car to open and close the driveway gate, no... More 

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