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Dortmund
Reviewed 6 March 2009

on the hills, overlooking Windhuek, just opposite the presidential grounds. Very nice staff, very nice garden - just a little bit too close to a busy street. But nevertheless a perfect place to stay.

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Terra-Africa, Co-owner & Manager at Guesthouse Terra Africa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback on your stay with us. We remain humbled by the lovely guests we receive and how much you enjoy staying with us, as we do hosting you. Unfortunately cities will remain cities, with street noise and being situated on prominent location opposite State House and off one of the main artery ways for...

berlin
Reviewed 2 September 2008

We visited Terra Africa at the beginning of our trip and came back at the end. The hosts are wonderful, friendly, funny and very relaxed. Very entertaining. Very nice, big quiet clean rooms. Several areas to relax. Good breakfast. The best B&B we had in Namibia. Highly recommended.

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Terra-Africa, Rolf Hansen, co-owner & manager at Guesthouse Terra Africa, responded to this review

How brilliant to hear these comments from you! I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, as this contributes to a good memory of your visit to Namibia and means that hopefully you will be returning soon again to our lovely country! Thank you for the comments - we will use them and cherish them to continue in...

Perth
Reviewed 27 August 2008

We spent four nights at Terra Africa. From the moment we arrived, we felt welcome. Rolf came out to greet us with welcome drinks and knew exactly who we were, took us to our comfortable rooms and invited us to settle in before coming out for a coffee in the garden. The place feels inviting, the rooms are private and...

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Terra-Africa, Rolf Hansen, co-owner & manager at Guesthouse Terra Africa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your warm-hearted feedback! It was indeed lovely to have your family with us! At Terra Africa we always strive to give our best as this reflects on Namibia as much as our Terra Africa-style of accommodation and we look forward to welcoming you back to Terra Africa when hopefully returning to Namibia. I once again...

England
Reviewed 24 July 2008

We stayed at Terra Africa 2 days before safari and it was an ideal start to our holiday, Rolf is the perfect host, you feel like a friend more than a visitor, we returned after our 10 days safari and it was the perfect wind down place, we stayed 6 more nights and Rolf and his family and staff did...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 14 July 2008

Our travel agent booked us into Terra Africa for our first night in Namibia. Loved it! We wanted something quiet as we had just traveled over 20 hours. Upon arriving we were given cold drinks, a warm smile, and a very comfortable room. The manager took it upon himself to make sure we had everything we needed. It was so...

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Terra-Africa, Rolf Hansen - Manager & Co-Owner at Guesthouse Terra Africa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind feedback! It was lovely having you with us and we look forward to a possible future return! I trust you enjoyed the rest of you holiday in our beautiful country!

Dublin
Reviewed 29 June 2008

I stayed at Guesthouse Terra Africa for 2 nights in June 2008. It was between 2 trips, the 1st being a 10 day camping trip in Southern Namibia. From the moment I arrived (hot, dusty and tired!!) Rolf and his team really looked after me. It felt like nothing was too much trouble, and they have got the balance right...

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Terra-Africa, Owner & Manager: Rolf Hansen at Guesthouse Terra Africa, responded to this review

Dear JAYBDublin, Thank you very much for your response and wondwerful feedback. It's alwyas good to know that the energy we put in at Terra Africa is appreciated and shared! Reading such reviews to the team makes everyone more enthuisiastic to just give some more and make every guest's stay with us more memorable and fun! We look forward to...

London, UK
Reviewed 3 June 2008

During our Namibian holiday we had the pleasure of a three night stay at Terra Africa. We were very impressed by the genuine hospitality and helpfulness of Rolf and his team. Like many arriving at Windhoek airport, our luggage was lost. Rolf was extremely helpful in assisting us and other guests with the process of reuniting with our bags. In...

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Terra-Africa, Owner & Manager: Rolf Hansen at Guesthouse Terra Africa, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your feedback and lovely response to Terra Africa! It's always good to hear the good, the bad and the brilliant - and it's hearing that the extra little things we try and do to make a stay more welcoming, are appreciated and valued, that inspires us to just give some more! I am so...

Hong Kong
Reviewed 12 January 2008

This place has enough good points, but I think tripadvisor travellers should hesitate before making it their first choice. Windhoek is a strange city. It is really just a base from which to use Namibia's excellent road network to explore the country's stunning landscape. In fact, much the same could probably be said of most of Namibia's urban areas. The...

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Spuddie_jetsets, Owner & Senior Manager at Guesthouse Terra Africa, responded to this review

Dear OJ_Hong Kong, Thank you for your views on Guesthouse Terra Africa and in more general, Windhoek. We always value feedback from our guests, as this will guide us on the correct direction to apporoach changes, upgrades and ideas for future renovations and additions to our Terra Africa House. Guesthouse Terra Africa remains a guesthouse, focussing on personal interaction and...

Maryland
Reviewed 31 October 2007

I stayed at Terra Africa for 1 night. While you could technically use a taxi, having your own transportation is a major plus. A mall is nearby (2 km) that has a nice selection of stores, some banks, movie theatre, and restaurants. Our room was clean, comfortable with sliding glass door that opened up into the garden. The room comprised...

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Terra-Africa, Owner & Senior Manager at Guesthouse Terra Africa, responded to this review

Dear mjabdy, Thank you for your feedback on your stay with Guesthouse Terra Africa. It's my decision to log on to TripAdvisor at least every 3 month in order to view reviews posted on this site, as opposed to only getting the feedback verbally at the Terra Africa House or in our guestbook. This, I hope, will broaden our vision...

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  • Breakfast included
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The Hansen & Locher family welcome you to the Terra Africa House. We hope you will relax before or after a trip through our magical Namibia - OR for the business person, a home away from home! Guesthouse Terra Africa has welcomed guests for over a decade to Windhoek and we look forward to seeing you at the Terra Africa House too! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Guesthouse Terra Africa

Address: 6 Kenneth McArthur Street | Olympia, Windhoek, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Price Range: ₹ 4,365 - ₹ 7,776 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Guesthouse Terra Africa 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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 of 5 bubbles GhislaineCordier, 10 Nov 2014 | Read review
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