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Fig Tree Guesthouse

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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Although the staff is attentive and kind when present, with limited hours at reception and a broad physical layout, it can be somewhat difficult to find someone working. That often gives the guesthouse a somewhat sleepy feel -- and perhaps even a bit abandoned. However, we had a very comfortable and enjoyable stay here and would recommend it for people...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We were very disappointed with this guesthouse. We arrived late afternoon after a long trip. The gate was closed and so we rang the bell. I rang at least twenty times and there was no answer so I rang the landline and also a mobile number for the guesthouse. Both phones were constantly engaged for at least 20 minutes (...

Thank Susan2292015
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

The guesthouse is located in a quiet and safe part of the city. Most of the rooms are big with DSTV and a small fridge. My room had a little dampness on the wall and no door for the shower so water spilt out during a shower. Otherwise it was great.

1Thank kodza
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 16 November 2014

I use to enjoy the questhouse, but admit the quality of service has gone down. I could not sleep later than 6h30 as the noise the kitchen staff make is unasked for. No consideration for sleeping guests. Was met at the gate by a sweaty security guard who stood with a few other men at the gate in the dark...

1Thank normallyhappy2014
Reviewed 21 July 2014

A well located place with absolutely friendly people to have a relaxing, quiet stopover. Walking distance to the mall. Fireplace helps during cold winter evenings. Breakfast is enough. Would stay definitely again.

Thank KMN2012
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 27 November 2013

High standards of cleanliness - sheets very clean and well ironed. Bed comfy. Nice to have choice of DSTV channels. Nice outside area. Breakfasts a bit limited. Friendly staff. Rooms can be a bit noisy if there are guests dining. Staff sometimes make a lot of noise too. Overall a good stay but not as good as last time. Need...

1Thank LeeKZN
Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2012

Quiet, comfortable clean and safe. Fantastic VIP room or business room, we were well looked after.

1Thank diana k
Reviewed 1 September 2011

I stayed at the Fig Tree for a month. During that time Erich the property manager and Ceila the chef made me feel completely at home and were very accommodating -- even helped me coordinate and plan weekend excursions. The guest house looks just like the pictures -- is very modern, clean, safe and conveniently located -- only about 5...

Thank Michelle B
Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 31 July 2011

Good things: Very clean Quiet Comfortable bed Secure Breakfast is OK Drawbacks: Location is too far from town, and transport arrangements are lacking Reception closes at 6 pm (earlier at weekends) after which nobody is on duty Room heater (which you need in July) is inefficient and noisy The place has a rather forlorn, deserted feel to it Given the...

Thank tnbms162016
New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 June 2011

Our only complaint about the Fig Tree is a complaint we had throughout Namibia; the beds are hard by American standards. Having said that, this is a great place to stay in Windhoek. Our room was spacious and dominated by a jacuzzi tub and a king-size bed. There were double sinks and a large mirror, a great feature of the...

1Thank NewYorkCityStickler

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally situated in the heart of Windhoek CBD, Fig Tree Guesthouse operating in Bed & Breakfast Style, offers boutique accommodation to business executives and elegant tourists. This timelessly stylish guesthouse offers you comfortable accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere, with that extra personal touch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fig Tree Guesthouse

Address: 11 Robert Mugabe Ave, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Price Range: RM345 - RM646 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fig Tree Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“I cannot recommend the guest house.”
Susan2292015, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I like room 4, but they never book me in there. Once off experience.”
normallyhappy2014, 15 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Some of the rooms are a lot smaller than others - rooms 4 and 5 are quite small. You can ask for a better rate and the management are open to this.”
LeeKZN, 27 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Very comfortable and quiet hotel where we started and ended our Namibian holiday. Just a short walk from a large mall with supermarkets shops for camping/safari and sev eral decent bars restaurants.”
dianak346, 22 Feb 2012 | Read review
“I stayed in a business room which was private and off of the main house. Very quiet.”
mizmrb, 1 Sep 2011 | Read review
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