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Rivendell Guest House

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40 Beethoven Street, Windhoek 9000 Namibia See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews guest house shared bathroom communal kitchen one night own meals a hot water bottle honesty bar pleasant atmosphere first night great place to stay in windhoek nice pool swimming pool common areas living room other guests tour company home away from home
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rivendell is a special guesthouse. You walk in and they give you all the rules and most information they can. Then you learn the wifi is turned off between 10pm and 7am. The facilities are really good, we stayed in room 1 and were not...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank carolinaparaujo
Response from David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest HouseResponded 5 days ago

Good day Carolina Thank you for your review and we are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. As to the note about the Wifi I'd like to elaborate. Unfortunately we have a fair use policy in Namibia even on unlimited internet...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

The perfect place to stay overnight in Windhoek- the place was clean and the facilities plenty. Great communal spaces which make it feel more like a home than a guest house. Great local and environmental initiatives too. Friendly staff and good recommendations. A peaceful and...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Lucie V
Reviewed October 19, 2018

I was booked into the Rivendell Guesthouse by my tour company for one night, and boy was I surprised by the quality of the guesthouse! Not only were the staff competent and friendly who showed me around, the kitchen was well-stocked with complimentary drinks and...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank funkycherrycola
Response from David C, Manager at Rivendell Guest HouseResponded October 24, 2018

Thank you for your review and we are glad to hear you had such a good time staying with us. We hope to welcome you and your friends again sometime in the future. Kind Regards Ciska & the team

Reviewed October 6, 2018

I had a very nice time staying at the Rivendell Guest House. It was very clean and quiet, great accommodations and atmosphere. The staff were always ready to help and assist with any request including arranging day trips for me. Walking distance to downtown Windhoek...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Rok S
Response from David C, Manager at Rivendell Guest HouseResponded October 24, 2018

Good day Evan Thank you for you review and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us so much. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Kind Regards Ciska & the team

Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Rivendelle in August in a family room with 2 kids. We found the staff to be very friendly and helpful. It has a relaxed homely feel and sitting to breakfast and chatting with other travellers was a nice experience as well as...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Airport Transportation
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Outdoor pool
Price range
$41 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
$41 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (87)
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Avni S
April 18, 2015|
Response from Onno Z | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but would ask 'Rivendell'; they know or can daily find out
January 14, 2015|
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Response from David C | Property representative |
Hi, Rivendell is around 2.5km from the NHTC, about a 5 minute drive. I would say it's a bit too far to walk, especially as the route crosses a few major roads.
Ros B
November 4, 2014|
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Response from David C | Property representative |
Hi Ros, Rivendell is 44km from the International A/P, and as noted below, about a 45 minute drive. We work with a local airport transfer company who will charge you N$250 for a single person, or N$150 pp sharing. Ciska our... More
Room Tips
"Visit the guest house website for excellent pictures of the different rooms"
Jun 3, 2018
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"Best rooms are rooms 1-4 by the pool"
May 9, 2018
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"Our room was near reception so dont know if the wifi reached to the other rooms"
May 24, 2017
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"Do not take the self catering unit if you are a family - it gets way too cramped"
May 22, 2017
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