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Rivendell Guest House

Hostelworld.comUS$ 35*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were two nights, one at the begining the other at the end of the trip. It is an old house with beautiful furniture and in a quiet place. Very comfortable room and good breakfast. We arrived one night later and were not charged for the reservation. gooood!!

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We stayed at Rivendell in the beginning of our Namibia trip and came back at the end. The rooms are very nice and clean just make sure to check if you have booked with en-suite bathroom or not. We did and it was very good. The staff is very friendly and help you out and give you information about windhoek...

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Lilongwe, Malawi
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spend two nights at Rivendell one in the beginning of our trip and the other at the end. Both nights were booked in advance. Being a family of four they gave us the self catering unit/family room in which they had put two more beds (in addition to the double bed). This meant that the room was cramped with...

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Thank LOFT12
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were originally meant to stay here for only one night, but when our passports were stolen in Walvis Bay and we had to make an emergency trip back to Windhoek we were happy to return to Rivendell! The Staff are really friendly and helpful - they even went out of their way to help us file a report with...

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Thank KCF1189
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is old. You have to share a bathroom. The beds are terrible bad for your back and the bedding is old and worn. The staff tries but not even all the lights are working and the bathrooms makes noises. Even the couch is dirty.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The self catering unit we booked was just fine. Not great value for money though. Check in was a disaster as they lost the booking, luckily the unit was still available. Also no breakfast included in the price.

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Thank Ettienne R
Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We stayed in a private room with its own bathroom, so it was pretty much just like being in a hotel. The "honesty bar" was a nice feature. You just take what you need from the fridge and check it off on a list and you pay up on your way out. Secure parking, pool, and relaxing common areas.

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Thank Christopher D
New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I very much recommend the Rivendell. The accommodations were comfortable, and the service was helpful and friendly. All our needs were met. The location was excellent also. All told: highly recommended.

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Thank Jon W
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Very friendly ,welcoming place to stay and close to the city. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. Also a secure place to park your vehicle in a quite area of Windhoek Highly recommended to all travelers.

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Thank Andreas A
Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The guesthouse was clean, had a pool with water (!), a kitchen with enough storage, freindly and helpful staff. The room we had booked via booking.com was small, smaller and cheaper then the other rooms they offer, but good for a night. The bathroom was big the bed not the best.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rivendell is a small, old style house located in a quiet neighbourhood. We offer our guests a real home from home with friendly managers on site from 7am until 10pm, a night security guard, and knowledgeable travel company staff on hand to help you to plan your holiday in Namibia, or neighbouring countries. We offer our guests fully equipped self-catering facilities or the option of bed & breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rivendell Guest House

Address: 40 Beethoven Street, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Price Range: ₹ 2,132 - ₹ 5,878 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Do not take the self catering unit if you are a family - it gets way too cramped”
LOFT12, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“All are excellent”
andreasa966, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go for apartment or the first/last room along the pool”
simoneg334, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I think room #1 is the best, we even had a bathtub!”
, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
worldview2016, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
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