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Guesthouse Terra Africa

6 Kenneth McArthur Street | Olympia, Windhoek, Namibia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Worcester, England
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108 reviews 108 reviews
66 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2009

This hotel was well located just a couple of miles from the centre of Windhoek, and in close proximity to a shopping mall and eating places. It was easily accessible from the airport, which made it a convenient starting/finshing point for our holiday. The rooms were comfortable, practical and clean. The pool area was lovely, and relaxing. The breakfasts were... More 

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Terra-Africa, Owner at Guesthouse Terra Africa, responded to this review

Dear Pauli77 Thank you for your valuable comments. We always take note of both Positive and Negative feedback and see how we can use it to our advantage and that our of guests in future. Thank you for the lovely feedback on the rooms and garden/pool area and given a year passed since your stay, I can confirm the breakfast... More 

Hertford, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2009

My son and I stayed at Terra Africa for three nights - one night on arrival and before our tour and two on our return. I chose it because of Trip Advisor reviews, it was not previously used by our tour agent. Hopefully beuase of my suggestions it will be. Terra Africa is very clean and well appointed. Breakfast was... More 

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Terra-Africa, Owner at Guesthouse Terra Africa, responded to this review

I remember your stay so well and still have fond memories thereof, as this was when we launched the Namibian representative choir and you supported, congratulated and sang with us in celebration when the choir visited Terra Africa! You are truly a Namibian by heart and a member of the Terra Africa family and I hope that one day your... More 

Masterton, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2009

I have just stayed at Terra Africa in Windhoek - two nights on arrival in Namibia and one night prior to departure. I would rate this guesthouse very highly. Very clean, excellent quality of room fittings, bed linen etc. Everything one needs provided, including free access to a computer for email access etc. Also a lovely outdoor area and swimming... More 

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Terra-Africa, Owner at Guesthouse Terra Africa, responded to this review

We value and treasure the wonderful experience of meeting guests from all over the world - a true blessing! Thank you for your feedback and confirming you also enjoyed your time with us! Our philosophy is that Namibian hospitality is personal, fussy and memorable, even with high standards that one should always aspire to! Your comments warm our hearts and... More 

Wellfleet, Mass
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2009

Terra Africa is a remarkable place. We have stayed in many places in Windhoek, including, at one end of the price scale, the Windhoek Country Club and at the other end, Backpackers Unite. Hands down, Terra Africa is the best. Not at all expensive, but with all of the amenities, comfort, and beauty one can expect. Rolf is the nicest... More 

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Terra-Africa, Co-Owner & Manager at Guesthouse Terra Africa, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. It's heart-warming to hear that travellers from across the globe come home to Terra Africa and really feel at home with us. We look forward to having you back with us and I promise to have room 5 ready for you on your next return ;-) Warmest Spring Regards, Rolf More 

uk
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2009

a wonderfully warm welcome and very enticing lounge and outside areas , pool small but welcome after a day wandering the streets of windhoek - our room was very small and the bathroom was tiny and quite dated - our bedroom windows overlooked the carpark which meant the car lights came straight into our room and as we bordered the... More 

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Terra-Africa, Co-owner & Manager at Guesthouse Terra Africa, responded to this review

Dear Moorhen, Thank you for your feedback. We always value both pro- and con's as this can only be beneficial for the future. Regretably the same factors that has made Guesthouse Terra Africa a smashing success may sometimes be to our detriment, in that as our house was originally designed as a family house, so we have smaller rooms, largers... More 

Dortmund
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2009

on the hills, overlooking Windhuek, just opposite the presidential grounds. Very nice staff, very nice garden - just a little bit too close to a busy street. But nevertheless a perfect place to stay.

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Terra-Africa, Co-owner & Manager at Guesthouse Terra Africa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback on your stay with us. We remain humbled by the lovely guests we receive and how much you enjoy staying with us, as we do hosting you. Unfortunately cities will remain cities, with street noise and being situated on prominent location opposite State House and off one of the main artery ways for... More 

berlin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2008

We visited Terra Africa at the beginning of our trip and came back at the end. The hosts are wonderful, friendly, funny and very relaxed. Very entertaining. Very nice, big quiet clean rooms. Several areas to relax. Good breakfast. The best B&B we had in Namibia. Highly recommended.

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Terra-Africa, Rolf Hansen, co-owner & manager at Guesthouse Terra Africa, responded to this review

How brilliant to hear these comments from you! I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, as this contributes to a good memory of your visit to Namibia and means that hopefully you will be returning soon again to our lovely country! Thank you for the comments - we will use them and cherish them to continue in... More 

Perth
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2008

We spent four nights at Terra Africa. From the moment we arrived, we felt welcome. Rolf came out to greet us with welcome drinks and knew exactly who we were, took us to our comfortable rooms and invited us to settle in before coming out for a coffee in the garden. The place feels inviting, the rooms are private and... More 

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Terra-Africa, Rolf Hansen, co-owner & manager at Guesthouse Terra Africa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your warm-hearted feedback! It was indeed lovely to have your family with us! At Terra Africa we always strive to give our best as this reflects on Namibia as much as our Terra Africa-style of accommodation and we look forward to welcoming you back to Terra Africa when hopefully returning to Namibia. I once again... More 

England
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2008

We stayed at Terra Africa 2 days before safari and it was an ideal start to our holiday, Rolf is the perfect host, you feel like a friend more than a visitor, we returned after our 10 days safari and it was the perfect wind down place, we stayed 6 more nights and Rolf and his family and staff did... More 

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2008

Our travel agent booked us into Terra Africa for our first night in Namibia. Loved it! We wanted something quiet as we had just traveled over 20 hours. Upon arriving we were given cold drinks, a warm smile, and a very comfortable room. The manager took it upon himself to make sure we had everything we needed. It was so... More 

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Terra-Africa, Rolf Hansen - Manager & Co-Owner at Guesthouse Terra Africa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind feedback! It was lovely having you with us and we look forward to a possible future return! I trust you enjoyed the rest of you holiday in our beautiful country! More 

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