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M51 Farm Otjimbondona, Khomas Region, Windhoek 9000 Namibia
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#19 of 123 Specialty lodging in Windhoek
Location
4.9
Cleanliness
5.0
Service
4.9
Value
4.5
Cradled amongst Camelthorn trees with vistas of undulating Kalahari landscape crusted in golden grass, Otjimbondona offers those seeking tranquillity, exclusivity and luxury the ideal African retreat. Otjimbondona is situated 120km south east of Windhoek, and 80km from Hosea Kutako International Airport, on a 3000 hectare Private Nature Reserve on the fringes of the Kalahari. This boutique lodge with four delicately decorated Villas is the perfect place to start or end your Namibian adventure, or it provides a haven for those who simply wish to relax and unwind.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Hiking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Business Center with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Spa
Full body massage
Massage
Neck massage
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
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Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
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Bridal suite
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English, Afrikaans, German

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M51 Farm Otjimbondona, Khomas Region, Windhoek 9000 Namibia
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Hosea Kutako Intl Airport40 miSee all flights
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Tom J. wrote a review Jul 2022
Hamburg, Germany140 contributions121 helpful votes
This place is a true marvel. You will find yourself in complete and beautiful wilderness just 1 hour away from Windhoek Airport. The design of the guest bungalows is cozy and stunning. When the owner Wilfried takes you for a game drive, you have a good chance to see some giraffes and other game - and maybe one of his surprise wild game. Otjimbondona is just the perfect place to start your journey through Namibia
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Fashfoosha wrote a review May 2022
3 contributions1 helpful vote
This hotel is beyond amazing, Ive never seen a clear night sky with Milky Way like this in my life, and the sunset is beautiful, I felt like I was on other planet, the food is unbelievably delicious! Rooms are huge, Anita and the staff were very friendly and kind, you don’t have to go far or travel to other area in Namibia to feel the Namibian experience, we saw different kind of animals in the game drive like rhino! But my favourite is sitting near Meerkats and observing their behaviour they are so funny. this hotel is just 1 hour 30 minutes from Windhoek international airport, I will definitely come back again
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Anita Slaney, General Manager at Otjimbondona Kalahari
Responded May 30, 2022
Thank you Fashfoosha for your very kind review. The Otjimbondona Team is always happy to have such happy guests! Indeed, our Meerkat project is doing so well with Lazarus, the Gurgurr whisperer, sharing his meerkat experiences with our guests. Looking forward to hosting you, friends or family soon.
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Ehsan B wrote a review Sep 2019
United States2 contributions
A little piece of heaven on earth. My family and I had the most incredible experience at Otjimbondona. The best of Namibia. Anita and her staff are the most gracious host. A must visit lodge for someone looking for luxury and hospitality at it’s best.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Anita S, Owner at Otjimbondona Kalahari
Responded Feb 11, 2020
Dear Ehsan and family, thank you for visiting Namibia and Otjimbondona Kalahari in August 2019 and giving us such a wonderful review. It was great having you as our guests and hope to have you or your family and friends as our guests at Otjimbondona in the near future. We are striving to keep up our personal attention to detail and a good service at all times.
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Michele S.B. wrote a review Aug 2019
Cassano Magnago, Italy2 contributions2 helpful votes
We just spent 5 nights at The Otjimbondona Kalahari Lodge and it was absolutely fantastic! From the beautiful accommodations to the outstanding food, the lodge exceeded all of our expectations! Anita, Wilfred and all thr staff were extremely knowledgeable every time we asked questions and always ready to feel us as at home. Really special people. We can’t speak highly enough about my experience there. We truly hope one day to return to your beautiful country and amazing lodge!
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Response from Anita S, Owner at Otjimbondona Kalahari
Responded Feb 11, 2020
Dear Celtic5, thank you so much for an amazing review. We are happy that you enjoyed your 6 day break at Otjimbondona and hope to be able to host you or your family and friends soon again at our boutique destination.
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RasaPr wrote a review Jan 2019
The Netherlands161 contributions54 helpful votes
With all my travels I have 4 places in the world where I had this feeling that I belong there. Otjimbondona Kalahari is one of them. Space, beautiful views, nature, a park with animals where you can walk or take a game drive, stunning sunsets and sunrises, night skies full of stars, attention to detail, elegance and kindness. You really feel the time to stop at Otjimbondona. Namibia is big and so beautiful but sometimes you don't have to go very far to look for this beautiful African experience. I am so happy we've discovered Otjimbondona. It's a place on our "come back" list! Thank you so much Anita for this little paradise! Can't wait to be back.
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Date of stay: December 2018
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Anita S, Owner at Otjimbondona Kalahari
Responded Feb 13, 2019
Dear RasaPr, thank you so much for your wonderful review. It was great having you as our guests in Dec / Jan. It is our aim and pleasure to have happy, satisfied guests and hope that they spread the word or come back to visit again. An absolut bonus is, when guests leave as friends! Hope to see you soon again.
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624pauline wrote a review Oct 2017
Helmond, The Netherlands1 contribution1 helpful vote
Wow! What a beautiful and quiet place. The staff is very friendly, the rooms are large and luxurious. The view from our room was fantastic, with lots of wild animals. Our room had large windows, so we could enjoy the view, but still the room felt is very private. We really enjoyed this fantastic place. It was a memorable holiday.
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Date of stay: August 2017
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tvon4s wrote a review Jun 2017
Arequipa, Peru2 contributions1 helpful vote
If you want to experience Namibia you can do it here! An amazing landscape and a large variety of different animals can be found here! The Lodge is really beautiful, the staff is incredibly nice and welcoming, the food is amazing and the owners Anita and Willi are great hosts! We stayed here a couple of days in May 2017 and enjoyed every minute of our stay! I can highly recommend this lodge to anyone! Thanks Anita and Willi, all the best, Timo
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Date of stay: May 2017
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Jaime S wrote a review Apr 2017
Windhoek, Namibia38 contributions11 helpful votes
This is such a beautiful tranquil place with the most amazing view from every place. The food is super good and very special and the service is top notch. The staff makes you feel right at home. I will definitely return anytime.
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Date of stay: April 2017Trip type: Traveled with family
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Annick L wrote a review Oct 2016
Herenthout, Belgium26 contributions33 helpful votes
Anita, Wilfried and their staff made us feel so incredibly welcome! We stayed a few nights in one of their beautiful villa's, had a wonderful time there, we enjoyed the outstanding food, we will be back!!!!
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Date of stay: October 2016Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Laetitia Holz (Roos) wrote a review Nov 2015
Windhoek, Namibia69 contributions10 helpful votes
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Being retired, in good health and living in Windhoek, my husband and I are in the privileged situation to travel widely and frequently in Namibia. We have visited MANY lovely lodges, situated in the most spectacular environments, serving good food, having really friendly staff and offering good to quite luxurious accommodation. Otjimbondona offers all of the above. What then sets it apart from the rest? The accommodation at Otjimbondona (only four exquisite villas) is absolutely stunning. In terms of privacy, space, lay-out, attention to detail, quality of linen/bathroom amenities/furniture and general fittings, Otjimbondona is second to none! We spent three glorious nights there and when we were offered another game drive (massage and game drives are part of the all-inclusive rate) on our last day, we turned it down, purely because we wanted to spend as much time possible in our lovely villa!! Because of the complete privacy and wonderful space of your villa, the term “home away from home” does come to mind. The sheer indulgence of real good quality, luxury and good service are constant reminders though, that you are not home! Otjimbondona cannot be described, it has to be lived, it has be experienced!! Be sure to book at least two nights, preferably three. For a special treat, a celebration of an important occasion, a time of utter rest and privacy or just to recharge our batteries, Otjimbondona will be our nr 1 choice in Namibia. Laetitia Holz Windhoek June 2015
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Date of stay: June 2015
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Room Tip: All villas have beautiful views. The east-facing ones are cooler in the afternoon though. Nr1...
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$536 - $1,078 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
NamibiaKhomas RegionWindhoek
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Otjimbondona Kalahari
What are some of the property amenities at Otjimbondona Kalahari?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Otjimbondona Kalahari?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Otjimbondona Kalahari?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Otjimbondona Kalahari?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Otjimbondona Kalahari have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Otjimbondona Kalahari offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Otjimbondona Kalahari have airport transportation?
Yes, Otjimbondona Kalahari offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Otjimbondona Kalahari offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business center and meeting rooms during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Otjimbondona Kalahari?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Afrikaans.
Is Otjimbondona Kalahari accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.