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Rivendell Guest House

40 Beethoven Street, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
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Ranked #14 of 78 Windhoek B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
DPE2015 Kiel, Germany
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Kiel, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a great stay at the Rivendell. Everything was just right, close to town, very friendly helpful staff and a nice comfortable house with clean rooms and facilities. The pool and sitting areas were very enjoyable. Highly recommended.

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly for me was value for money. I had the small single room beside the pool - not ensuite but used the bathroom on the house. Stayed one night and booked via booking.com. For me it was excellent value at 180 - about £10 $15 and in a good location - 15 minutes walk to town. I stocked up at... More 

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David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We do try to offer value for money as well as friendly service with staff around who can assist with any questions. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Namibia! All the best from the Rivendell team. More 

Gaborone, South-East, Botswana
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great guesthouse in a nice area of Windhoek, loved the German composers street names surrounding it. Comfortable, great staff who organised breakfast packs for our early departure. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write your review, we're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! More 

Katano-shi, Osaka, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed there at home and had nice experience at the guesthouse! The number of rooms and the size are enough. Not only guests' rooms but also public room are clean. Bath room is also good and fashionable and hot water is available.

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David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and we hope that you enjoyed the rest of your time in Namibia! More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location to start your trip through Namibia and seeing Windhoek. Friendly staff (although they were not there anymore when we arrived in the evening), good breakfast. There was a very noisy and annoying fan in the room, which could not switched off due to the temperature. Nice garden. The guesthouse is a bit outdated. More suitable for young people... More 

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David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, we appreciate you taking the time to post it. I have asked our manager to find out which room you were in and check the fan so that we can fix or replace it. I assume you must have arrived after 10pm as our managers are on duty from 07h00 until 22h00, but hopefully our... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

A great place to stay. Peaceful and well maintained, efficient and comfortable. Nice pool to relax around, clean kitchen for self-catering. They can take care of most of your needs and deal with most concerns. There is not much in the way of restaurants or shops in the immediate vicinity, so you do have to think ahead. The area felt... More 

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Fort Dauphin, Madagascar
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We stayed one night in Rivendell during our trip to Namibia. The rooms were comfortable and clean and they provide a very nice breakfast. The biggest recommending point is their superb staff. I was very impressed by their knowledge and willingness to help. We needed to make a booking for an additional night in Windhoek and when Rivendell could not... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
50 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is a fantastic guesthouse. Don't be scared off by the 'backpacker' comments, as this guesthouse really caters to a wide range of guests! Staff- the manager is so friendly and helpful, we really felt the staff went out of their way Value -you receive more than you pay with the room and guesthouse Breakfast - a bit pricey, but... More 

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London
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46 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We stayed at Rivendell Guest House, Windhoek on the first night of our self-drive adventure to Namibia. We received a lovely welcome from the staff and enjoyed a drink and a swim in the substantial pool while waiting for our hire car to be delivered. Our room, Bagend, was basic but relatively comfortable, with a sweet garden at the front... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Hate to give even an average rating... But it was a little pricey and surprising to have only one shared bathroom, which was a fair distance from the nice pool area. The bathroom was very clean and modern, but only serves one at a time, although the bathroom and shower are separated. May have been totally different experience if an... More 

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David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write your review, and point taken regarding the shared bathroom facilities. It sounds as though you were in Room number 2 which is the only one with shared facilities outside the main house (4 rooms + 1 single guide room share that bathroom). We do only sell that room when everything else is... More 

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Address: 40 Beethoven Street, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
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Location: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
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Number of rooms: 10
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