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Bush Pillow Guest House

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Cape Town
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We originally booked when it stated we had the entire guest house 17 beds but all we needed was 8 beds. We chatted to Neville and his wife and they were extremely hospitable and made a plan to assist us with all our requirements. We had a lovely dinner in the outside dinning / lounge area. I would recommend this... More 

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Thank renes968
NamTourismCritique, Manager at Bush Pillow Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much. Yes the listing on Air BnB was originally wrong and it did cause some embarassment, but we are glad we could make a plan. And we are extremely happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We enjoy guests like yourselves because your positive attitude is so refreshing and I am sure it always ensures that... More 

Kloof
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great facilities with swimming pool and lapa. Owners not terribly friendly - were quite put out when we requested breakfast. The breakfast , however , was good. German Reich club offered delicious , well presented food and beer.

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Thank suekL7256KY
NamTourismCritique, Manager at Bush Pillow Guest House, responded to this review

I am not quite sure about this review. We are never put out when anyone requests breakfast as we include breakfast in our rates. It is automatically included and at no cost. So we are not sure what you mean by this. I am also not quite sure about not being friendly as we gave you the options of Casa... More 

Swakopmund
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the family room for one night. The room was spacious and welcoming. Staff was friendly and willing to please. Breakfast was sufficient and included both continental as well as english breakfast options. Will definitely recommend.

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

Thank you for your kind review. We are happy that you enjoyed staying with us. Do remeber that we also offer the best town tour where you get to meet the basket weavers, taste local food and visit the Crocodile Ranch. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We arrived mid afternoon and were shown to the 'family suite' we had booked, hoping for a bit of extra space. Our host showed us one bedroom and a bathroom but when we asked to see the other he told us the door was locked and we didn't need it. I would have thought that, as we had booked it,... More 

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

It is always difficult to respond to unfair reviews. This happens to be the wife of the previous review. And it is clear that they are set to try and harm a very good reputation due to their own fault. So I will basically answer this review with the same answer that we posted to the husband. As management we... More 

Bristol, UK
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We did not stay here as we arrived and were shown a horrible room - the "Family Suite" which we had booked, thinking that meant a bit more space and a standard of comfort in line with the other rooms that are shown online. The main bedroom was cramped, the bathroom was really horrible with a huge damp patch on... More 

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

It is always difficult to respond to unfair reviews. This is one of them. As management we will focus the attention on one simple sentance within this so called review: "thinking that meant a bit more space and a standard of comfort." This clerly shows that these folk had an expectation that a family unit was synonomous with "space" and... More 

Windhoek, Namibia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

a very nice and private little guesthouse with a relaxing lounge at the swimming pool - nice little garden and a great breakfast buffet - close to the CeCi Bon Conference Centre with a restaurant - we definitly can recommend this little guesthouse

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

Thank you for your kind review. We always strive to do the best we can - we also serve the best dinners in town by the way. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights on the way to Etosha. I was self driving and found it fairly easily because it is well sign posted from the main road in town. It is a safe and secure property with an intercom system to get in. The room was a good size and had air-conditioning. Breakfast was included.

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

Thank you for the review. Weare happy to hear that you found us easily, that you were happy with our safety and security and you enjoyed our air conditioning. By the way we also have awesome excursions that you can book directly with us - for instance we can take you on a cheetah and leopard excursion which we are... More 

Schopfheim, Germany
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Bush Pillows is a nice and quiet place. rooms are ground Floor, with a place to sit in front of the room. rooms are spacious with a very big bathroom. the decoration is very lovely and African way. We hadn't booked in advance, as we just passed Otjiwarongo and needed a place to stay the night. We had a hearty... More 

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

Thank you for your kind comments. At Bush Pillow we always try to do our best. More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

We stayed here for a few weeks on order to wait out the rains before travelling on. We had the family room which was very spacious with a large double bed and a separate twin bedded room. Good sized bathroom with a large shower. Only negative here was that the shower leaked and regularly flooded the bathroom. The garden and... More 

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

Dear Margaret: Thank you we also enjoyed having you as guests. We were also happy to make breakfast available to you on a complimentary basis as you had an extended stay with us. We really like to add extra little things that would make your stay comfortable. We are sorry to hear about the shower and would have liked to... More 

Fish River Canyon
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Comfortable room,lovely garden where we enjoyed a relaxing afternoon. Excellent breakfast. Family feel to the accommodation. We enjoyed chatting to our hostess about family. Very convenient stop on the way to Etosha.

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

We are very happy you enjoyed our garden and that you found it relaxing. Do remember that we also have the latest and best information with regard to north central Namibia as well as Zambia and Botswana. You are always welcome to make use of our free advice. Neville More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
BEST VALUE FOR MONEY OPTION IN OTJIWARONGO. Only Eco Friendly Establishment in town. Rated by Namibia Eco Awards. Centrally situated to visit the Etosha National Park, Waterberg Plateau and Cheetah Conservation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bush Pillow Guest House

Address: 47 Son Road, Otjiwarongo 9000, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Otjozondjupa Region > Otjiwarongo
Price Range: $56 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bush Pillow Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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