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Bush Pillow Guest House

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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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Dunn Loring, Virginia
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice guesthouse in Otjiwarongo. Owners are very nice folks who run a clean and comfortable lodging. The hosts are very knowledgable about the area. Great breakfast and good conversation. Great place to stop on the way back from Etosha to Windhoek....

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

Thank you for the very helpful review. We are happy to hear that we could make your stay an enjoyable one and that our information was of help. We try to keep up to date with the kind of information that would be helpful to our guests such as road conditions, weather, sightings in Etosha and many more. We also... More 

Grootfontein, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I was so much impressed by your welcome, hospitality, cleanliness, humbleness and respect. I didn't know about your business, but throughyour hospitality, I will inform my friends to make use of your facility. Thank you very much

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

Thank you for the great review. We really try and maintain the standard that you have experienced. And we are proud that our staff are committed to this. We would like to ensure all our guests that we would be extremely happy to assist with your specific needs. Please let us know in advance what you would require and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Lovely guest house with spacious rooms and various living areas. Great garden area with a braai room. The hosts were really welcoming and went the extra mile to offer us impromptu use of their conference center and projector, screens etc. Ideal for business and pleasure stays

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

Dear Janice We really do try and provide for our guests in terms of their needs and we were very happy to oblige with the requirements you had. It certainly makes your life easier and we are happy to be of service. Bush Pillow does offer a really good setting for small meetings and for undisturbed management meetings. Do remember... More 

Baldivis, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We stayed here for the one night on our way back to Windhoek. We found the service here was very helpful and accomodating. The room itself was nothing flash but it was comfortable. The cooked breakfast in the morning was wonderful. Overall this was a pleasant stay.

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

Thank you for the very helpful review. Glad to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast. Our guests may also remember that we understand vegetarian and vegan and offer a unique and pretty awesome breakfast for these special guests. We are happy to oblige if we know what your needs are. We also offer a really great little town tour. Two... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

A brief overnight stay as we headed north towards Etosha National Park. This is a lovely little family run B&B with secure off-street parking. We had the room closest to the reception area and were the only guests that night. We hadn't arranged a meal but that is an option if you are organised and let them know. We were... More 

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

Thank you for the very helpful review. We are always thankful to hear from our guests and we are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Our breakfasts are a delight and offer freshness and specifically prepared meals. Apart from the Dinner we also offer a great afternoon tea time package. Make sure to reserve yours if you know that... More 

Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This is a beautiful family-run guest house in Otjiwarongo, and it makes the perfect stopover for any trip to / from Etosha. It was clean and comfortable and the breakfast served in the morning was very delicious. The hosts were very accommodating and I enjoyed my morning conservations with them. It's quiet here, so no need to worry about noise.... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind review. We really do try and provide a value for money experience and we are very happy if we succeed in that. As you have mentioned the Africat and CCF it is noteworthy to know that we gladly arrange and take our visitors on these excursions. You can reserve them with Bush Pillow... More 

Windhoek, Namibia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

what a lovely stay I had at this wonderful guesthouse. the staff were friendly and overall the service was fantastic. I would recommend anyone to stay here a few nights while travelling in the Otjiwarongo district.

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

We are so pleased that you had a "lovely stay" at Bush Pillow. Our staff appreciate your feedback too and their response is that they are happy at Bush Pillow so it really makes it easy to be friendly to the guests. From our point of view we are happy that they are doing a splendid job. Looking forward to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Very friendly and helpfull hosts who are also the owners. Facilities very good and everything works. Ample safe parking. A very good English breakfast was served. Wil recommend it for sure for people travelling in Namibia

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

Thank you so much for your encouragement. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Bush Pillow and that you would recommend us to travellers coming to Otjiwarongo. We are constantly trying to improve our facilities while at the same time remaining responsible providers of accommodation. To this end we are very glad that we are the... More 

Windhoek, Namibia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Great value. Good service. Very helpful in trying to find a restaurant that was open over the easter weekend. It's a shame that they do not offer dinner. However, it would be nice to have wireless on the weekend. The owners should not switch it off when they leave the premises.

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

Dear Petra: We generally do offer dinner, but it must be pre-booked. Our dinners are very special and preparation is anything from 3 to 5 hours. We do not do the hastily prepared restaurant variety of food. And we do it personally. So next time please make sure to book on a Dinner, BEd and Breakfast basis. We would be... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

It is located in a quiet part of the town. The rooms are very comfortable and clean and the wifi is working quite well. The reception and the dining area are nice decorated and the breakfast is very good. We just stayed for a night and our stay was very pleasant.

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

Dear George We are very happy that you liked your stay at Bush Pillow. Our staff are well trained and they enjoy hearing that their efforts are recognised to ensure that our guests have a spotlessly clean environment. Also with regard to our food - we are happy you enjoyed breakfast. Next time do remember that we also prepare dinner.... More 

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