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Rivendell Guest House

40 Beethoven Street, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
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Ranked #9 of 72 Windhoek B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very helpful reception staff, booked us a restaurant and (expensive) taxi. The room was a bit tired and it's actually a backpacker's hostel but it's perfectly fine for a night or two whether you're just arriving in or about to leave Windhoek.

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

Many thanks for your review, we are checking to see if we can determine which room you stayed in so that we can see what we can do to improve and upgrade it. Maintenance is always an ongoing project with guest houses, and we have been so busy this peak season that it's sometimes difficult to block time off for... More

Leuv
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice comfortable guesthouse near the centre of Windhoek. the owner told us the neighbourhood was not safe to walk, but we didn't notice any kind of mugging. Very nice continental breakfast can be ordered. Kitchen and lunch/dining room, terrace available for visitors. Overall much apreciated guesthouse, our first experience in Namibia was very good.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed this lovely place twice in July, both when arriving to Windhoek and after travelling around the country. We especially loved all the small things that were thought about - cake for coffee time, the hot water warmer for the night, I could buy a red wine for my food, the staff were always helpful with helping us order... More

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

Many thanks for your review, we really appreciate (and thanks to your wife for prompting you to write!) We're very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. All the best from sunny Windhoek. More

Hoogland, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights in the Rivendell Guest House. Good location, easy to find. Quiet area, a few kilometers from the center of Windhoek. Self catering facilities. Very helpfull staff with providing information, assistance for sorting things out with agencies and planning/booking trips. Clean, nice spacy rooms.

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

Many thanks for taking the time to post a review, we do appreciate everyone's comments and we're very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! More

Paris, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location with relaxed atmosphere. Very friendly staff. Room was basic but had everything that was needed - everything was very clean. Lovely breakfast spread: choice between continental and English breakfast. We opted for the continental breakfast with fresh fruit, grains and muesli, yoghurt, toasted bread and all kinds of fresh jam. Great value for money!

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

Thank you for posting your comments, and we're glad to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast buffet. Hopefully it was enough to keep you going through the day! More

Maidstone, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A slight mix up on arrival on rooms was soon rectified and compensated with provision of an apartment on our last day with all amenities. The staff here were excellent attentive and supportive and every morning an excellent breakfast was provided. Laundry and amenities were good. This is very much the place you want to stay before embarking on a... More

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Windhoek, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fantastic first place to stay when I got off the plane in Windhoek. Friendly, thoughtful and talkative staff, and a lovely, clean and quiet place to collect myself for a few days before moving on. It's worth bearing in mind that for the outside room I had I shared a bathroom with the others, but it didn't prove a... More

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

Thanks so much for your review, and to everyone who takes the time to post! We really appreciate it, and we're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best, The Rivendell Team More

Calgary
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24 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little oasis in Windhoek. We stayed here when travelling in and out of Windhoek. We were there to do a three week drive around Namibia organized through ATI. It is very nice, clean, with a nice pool, and a delicious breakfast. Highly recommend.

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Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The staff was very friendly and accommodating, I was appointed a beautiful room just opposite the swimming pool and also enjoyed the breakfast. The only small limitation was that the shared bathroom was located in the main house and had to be shared by many people the night I stayed.

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Walvis Bay, Namibia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Did ask for a quiet room but had room 7 which was next to the shared toilet and bathroom so not too quiet. Could also hear all the guests having an earlier breakfast. Apart from that and the largest cockroach I have ever seen the place is quite lovely and welcoming. Bit of a walk to town but Ok although... More

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

Many thanks for your review! Sorry to hear that your room was a bit noisy. The rooms inside the house are the cheaper, shared facility ones and we only have one such room outside by the pool (the rest are all en-suite and a little bit more expensive). It's a busy time for us as well, so we probably didn't... More

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Address: 40 Beethoven Street, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
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Location: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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