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Bush Pillow Guest House

4.0 of 5 47 Sonn Road, Otjiwarongo 9000, Namibia
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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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Stuttgart
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5 of 5 stars NEW

We had a wonderful time at Bush Pillow guest House. Breakfast was very delicious and we got really helpful tipps for our Tour through namibia from the owner of the guesthouse. we are looking forward to visit it again. A perfect stopover for visiting ccf or waterberg. I really recommend it.

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NamTourismCritique, Owner at Bush Pillow Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Jessica: We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you would want to visit us again. When making a booking again, please remind us that you have been here and we would gladly host you for dinner as a special treat. We are also glad that you found our tips helpful. We really try to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Good room (unfortunately the shower was cold, but otherwise good), lots of space, nice chill-out outside, small swimming pool, good breakfast. Very secured with a large wall and fence. Parking within the walls and for free. Good restaurant closeby, but due to safety issues only reachable by car.

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Thank you for the good review. We are sorry that you only had cold water though as it does just take a little while longer to get hot water to that room. It is the furthest away from the boiler. Otjiwarongo is actually a very safe little town and we also have a very active neighbourhood watch patrolling the town... More 

Meckenbeuren
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Bush Pillow 'Guest House is a very nice, peaceful place in Otjiwarango.They have nice garden with pool, safe parking place and a very good breakfast. Good restaurants close by. It is very good place on the way to and from the Etosha park. We really can recommend the guest house.

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Thank you so much for your kind review and recommendation. We really do strive to do our best for our guests and if we succeed it makes us very happy. We are also glad that you enjoyed the restaurants in the area. Neville Neveling More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We as a family have stayed in a lot of these type accommodations before, and Bush Pillow definitely rates as one of the best ! The owners was friendly and hands-on, rooms was clean and well decorated, and breakfast was delicious. Will see us again if going past on our next trip.

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Dear Henry C: It was great having you at our Guesthouse. We are glad you enjoyed it and that we could be helpful. Looking forward to your next visit. Neville Neveling More 

San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

After landing in Windhoek, we decided to stay at the Bush Pillow Guest House on our way to Etosha. We had a great stay - the guest house is very cute (pool, yard, home-like living room, etc.) - service was exceptional (Neil provided great tips for Etosha and offered us two bottles wine as the shops nearby were closed) -... More 

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Thank you so much for your kind report. We are really happy that you enjoyed your stay, especially after the long flights. It was great having you visit our Guesthouse. We are also happy you enjoyed the wine - although it is non-alcoholic and organic - we know they are fantastic. We go to a lot of trouble to source... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We booked this room with a voucher from a well known tour operator, which is supposed to be accommodation only. The owner gave us a room that was below standards. The bathroom was a hole in the wall, the shower was not functional, we could hardly get the soap of our skin, let alone wash our hair. The garden and... More 

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Thank you for your review. I do think it would be good to state that the voucher purchased at Tourvest - Sense of Africa makes it clear that the accommodation is without breakfast or meals. I think it would be fair to state that you had a choice of a family room for the three persons, whilst the voucher was... More 

Windhoek
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The staff were very helpful. They exchanged some money for us which we desperately needed to continue our trip. We didn't have any transport and it was a public holiday so they dropped us off in town. We originally booked for dinner there but when we arrived they said that wouldn't be an option but they gave us directions to... More 

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Thank you so much for the review. We are always happy to oblige if at all possible and it was thus our pleasure to exchange your money for you, offer you transport to the bus station and to let you use our facilities while waiting. We like to make your stay an exceptional one that caters for your needs. Thanks... More 

Jackson, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is by far the best place that I have stayed at in Namibia and I have been there many times for extended stays. Best ever rooms, location, parking, grounds, meals and staff. It took me a minute to realize that the check-in girl at the front desk and the breakfast girl are two different people and are indentical twins!

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Dear Amythyst King We really appreciate your great review especially since you have been a regular traveller to Namibia. We do try and make it as good as possible for our guests and if we succeed we are extremely happy. We are also happy that you appreciated the service our girls provided. They are great the twins and we appreciate... More 

Lubeck, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Everything was fine like visiting the family at home. Helping hands and all questions answered. Relaxing area after driving the route. nice garden . very romantic dinner. very good advices . tv in the room!

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Dear J. Lubeck Thank you for your kind review. It is much appreciated. And we do like it that you enjoyed the romantic dinner. Looking forward to seeing you soon More 

Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We have stayed there only one night but I think that it is a very good option to stay. Excellent facilities and a very good breakfast. We had only one problem. The hot water had finished before all family have taken a shower. We must wait a few hours to sleep clean. Maybe a bigger tank it would be a... More 

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Thank you so much for the great review. We are indeed happy that you found our facilities great and our breakfast excellent. This is what we strive for. Looking forward to your next visit with us Neville Neveling More 

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Address: 47 Sonn Road, Otjiwarongo 9000, Namibia
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Location: Namibia > Otjozondjupa Region > Otjiwarongo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Bush Pillow Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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