My wife and I stayed here on a brief overnight stop in mid-September 2012. It was a good choice for a quick visit, and we would've enjoyed a longer stay.
Our travel agent (Bonita @ go2africa.com) had suggested this hotel as a good waypoint between Windhoek and Sossusvlei; we did return to Windhoek a week later, at the end of our Namibia adventures, and stayed in a more central location (Olive Grove Guest House).
We arrived at night, after flying into WDH, renting a car, and driving 45 minutes towards Windhoek. We were worried about driving at night in Namibia, but traffic was light and it was easy to find the hotel from the map on their website. Onganga is on the eastern outskirts of Windhoek (the airport side), and it would've been trickier for us to find hotels in the city center at night, so this turned out to be an ideal choice.
Our room was basic, clean, and bright. One minor problem: we couldn't find a spare electric outlet to recharge things, so we ended up unplugging a couple lamps. The breakfast was fine; there was a continental spread, and the friendly cook prepared eggs for us. We explored the property a bit before checking out. The pool looked nice (no time to try it out), and the upper half of the hotel grounds has views over the surrounding hills. I liked the many iron sculptures scattered around, and there is plenty of Onganga imagery (Onganga translates to "Guinea Fowl"). Blooming bottlebrush near the pool were attracting many colorful local birds…in five minutes a saw a couple species here I didn't see the rest of our trip in Namibia!
Just before we left, the manager was extremely helpful in suggesting an incredibly scenic route to drive to Sossusvlei – different than we had planned – which we really enjoyed. Onganga was also well placed for us to pick up a week's worth of road-trip supplies (water, snacks), as there was a supermarket conveniently nearby, on the way towards downtown Windhoek.
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