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Rivendell Guest House

40 Beethoven Street, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
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Ranked #11 of 72 Windhoek B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Windhoek, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rivendell Guest House proved a great place for our first and last nights in Africa. It was easy to find, has attractive rooms and pool with the added bonus of having a shared kitchen for those who want to self cater, or like ourselves, have food delivered the last night. The rooms were spacious and clean and the staff attentive.... More

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Thanks so much for your review, and we're really glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! More

Billericay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was great to be staying somewhere like the Rivendell when we arrived in Windhoek, a bit jaded after the flights from London. The staff were so friendly, helpful and attentive. As other reviewers mentioned, the proffered hot water bottles were a real bonus for the cold nights when the temperatures dropped steeply after sunset. A separate large kitchen, well... More

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

So pleased to hear that you enjoyed staying with us, and thank you for taking the time to write your review. We're lucky that the weather is getting much warmer now - no need for hot water bottles - and maybe next time you visit us you can also enjoy a swim in the pool! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My nephew and I stayed at this lovely place before, during and after doing week-long camping tours and it was really good. Cold nights were leavened by getting hot water bottles! There is a very friendly cat, Frodo, and self-catering facilities. It is a bit of a distance from the town centre which is a bit of a problem only... More

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

Many thanks for your review, and I'm really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Apologies that you were in the only shared facility room which is outside the main house. I guess we must have been fully booked that night, in winter it does take a brave soul to venture outside! I hope the hot water... More

Maun, Botswana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

It is a very nice and clean lodge with amazing staff and exellent service all the time.it makes you feel at home you use the kitchen like at your own house and the mini bar amazing !!!!!my number one lodge in Namibia.The hot bottle made me sleep like a baby,free wifi and a clean pool...

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

Thanks so much for your positive review, this will make the day of our staff, they'll be very pleased that you enjoyed your stay! All the best from Windhoek. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This was the first stay in this lovely Guesthouse. Its a house with very clean rooms, the beds are so comfortable and the warm bottle in the bed was fantastic. The staff are very friendly and the breakfast was delicious.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Amazing guesthouse with great value for money. Very helpful staff. Clean and nice rooms. You get a warm water bottle every night during winter as the rooms are not heated. But no worries about the cold, there are extra blankets in the closet. 15min walk away from city center. We met a lot of nice people during our stay. Great... 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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