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Rivendell Guest House

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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
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Offers & Announcements: 50% discount on Breakfast
Offers from Rivendell Guest House
Offers & Announcements: 50% discount on Breakfast
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All reviewsguest houseshared bathroomthe main housekitchen facilitiesone nightown mealshonesty barpleasant atmospherenice poolgreat place to stay in windhoekswimming poolcommon areashome from homehot water bottlesother guestsquiet areaspacious room
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

A beautiful house with lovely rooms. Very well organized (self service bar, self service kitchen, all explained by the host at check in) and the best breakfast in Namibia! The place has a parking and a swimming pool. The only cons is that transportation to...More

Thank plicetploc
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Reasonably priced at $450 ND/person for en suite bathroom with 2 double beds. Breakfast is a bargain at an additional $80 ND/ person for yogurt, cereal, eggs, sausage, tomatoes, hash browns, etc. Rivendell is a 20 min walk from the city center. There is only...More

Thank krawner
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We stayed at Rivendell over a month ago, and are still talking about what a pleasant stay it was. It was cozy, clean, affordable, nicely decorated, and had everything we needed. We enjoyed the fantastic breakfast, the lovely pool area, the daily homemade cake, and...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Windhoek town is horrible, but Rivendell Guest House made our stay in Namibia so much better. Ciska, who is very well travelled herself, went out of her way to make our time enjoyable, helping us to organize trips. Rivendell was very comfortable, almost like being...More

Thank Cleovix
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

this place was part of a self drive tour and the first night upon arrival into Namibia. the room was quite spacious, complete with mosquitos nets and all. they have wifi in the common areas and breakfast is nicely customized. there's a community kitchen stocked...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 58 - US$ 84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 58 - US$ 84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Dining (5)
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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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"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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"All are excellent"
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"Go for apartment or the first/last room along the pool"
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