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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The room and location are okay, but our overall experience was terrible. First of all, the pictures do not represent the guesthouse. The pool was not available (and will not be for a while) which was a disappointment, because this was the main reason why we booked it as a final destination of our trip. Windhoek is a dry and...

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Reviewed 15 December 2016

My only regret is that I didn't book more nights in that place. It is a beautiful house conducted by experienced and adorable people (a originally German family). I felt like home and had a very good night. Breakfast was amazing. I hope I'll be back soon.

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Rehoboth, Namibia
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We arrived late in the afternoon at the guesthouse and were welcomed by the hostess. My husband complained that he felt that the welcome wasn't as warm as he was expecting and especially because we were not given a wifi password. The second complaint was the breakfast... My husband thought that it was luckluster, it was just cereals, bread and...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a great budget option in Windhoek. Olaf was kind, incredibly reactive and welcoming. The place was secure, the rooms simple but perfectly adequate. The location is just off centre but calm, safe and at a pleasant elevation. They have a super terrace with a view over Windhoek, visited by lovebirds, mousebirds, bulbul and honey birds. I cannot comment...

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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I strongly do not reccomend this place. First of all its location is in Windhoek West well known to be one of the less safe suburbs in town. The place offers a very limited breakfast. No eggs are available. If you ask why is that they answer they do not have a kitchen. Isn't it their problem and not the...

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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Tamboti twice either end of our trip to Namibia. We got different rooms each time and both had issues. Both rooms very tired and nothing like the pictures which was disappointing. Very tired and basic. Tiles missing from bathroom with an a4 piece of paper used to cover them up. And in second room, a broken toilet! Pool...

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New York
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Room was super basic but clean. Great dogs running around. Wifi usage was discouraged by owner due to excessive costs for downloads. Owner also asked to keep showers short due to water shortages. We felt bad and didn't use the wifi or the shower. Minor suggestion is putting up a sign in the bathroom stating that there's a water shortage...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I love the architecture of Southern Africa, and Tamboti is a prime example with its white washed walls, thatched roofs, colourful bougainvilleas, and traditional carved wooden furnishings. The staff are lovely and very helpful. Breakfast was delicious! Bread and pastries delivered fresh from the bakery, freshly brewed coffee served to me at the table, a beautiful spread of jams. I...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Olaf and his mom were gracious, accommodating, and gave a great recommendation for dinner.The room, both times, was clean, comfortable, and well appointed. They both made us feel welcome and chatted with us about places to see and things to do.

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Columbus Ohio
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We arrived in Windhoek February 6, 2016 and our guide, Philip, of Wild Wind Safaris brought us to this charming guest house. We stayed just one night but loved it there. It is a quiet oasis in Windhoek. We were treated so well and our hostess was totally charming. We had a wonderful breakfast before leaving, the opportunity to store...

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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Additional Information about Tamboti Guest House

Address: 9 Kerby St. | P O Box 40377, Windhoek, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Number of rooms: 8
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Closest to the lobby (very) for a wifi to work”
WandaSer, 12 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Room 11 has a very large bathroom with walk in shower & separate bath.”
holiday504128, 17 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Most rooms are basic and a little dated.”
pollywallyd, 4 Jun 2014 | Read review
“We stayed two times and both were excellent and large.”
KerryandMary, 27 Nov 2013 | Read review
“If you are travelling with kids ask for a family room (I saw the room of our neighbours, it was much bigger than ours, it had a sleeping area and a living area, so there is much more space). But for a single person or a couple a double room is more than enough!”
Enjoytraveltheworld, 17 Sep 2013 | Read review
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