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Rivendell Guest House

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  • Excellent49%
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  • Average11%
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

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...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via 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....More

Thank Rosa L
Reviewed 22 May 2017

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...More

Thank LOFT12
Response from David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest HouseResponded 20 June 2017

Many thanks for your review, and I'm very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the guest house. Please accept our apologies for the room, we are indeed supposed to take some of the furniture out as it can get quite crowded with two beds in...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

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...More

Thank KCF1189
Reviewed 24 April 2017

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...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
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Pool
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Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 53 - US$ 80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$ 53 - US$ 80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Avni S
18 April 2015|
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Response from Onno Z | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but would ask 'Rivendell'; they know or can daily find out
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15 January 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.
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Ros B
4 November 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
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"Visit the guest house website for excellent pictures of the different rooms"
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"Best rooms are rooms 1-4 by the pool"
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"Our room was near reception so dont know if the wifi reached to the other rooms"
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"Do not take the self catering unit if you are a family - it gets way too cramped"
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