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Chameleon Backpackers Hostel

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“elephant room”(8 reviews)
“friendly vibe”(7 reviews)
“quiz night”(7 reviews)
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Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The most important thing in any place is the people there. The staff at Chameleon is top grade; friendly and helpful. It's also good place to meet other packbackers. I spent only one night there, in a dorm room, yet it was really nice experience....More

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Good location quite near the town centre. Nice and competent personal at the site, we made a mistake when booking a city tour and the staff tried hard to help us. We stayed one night only and everything was very ok. I liked the fancy...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2016

A great, friendly place to stay. Centrally located and, in my opinion, the best value for money in Windhoek. I am a Namibian who has stayed in Chameleon backpackers on numerous occasions and have found a consistent standard, which has mad me a repeat customer.

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Reviewed 15 August 2016

The best place to start and end a trip in Namibia. Super chill, clean, cool, and attracts a really friendly mix of interesting people from around the world. The staff were incredibly accommodating and available via email, and I would totally recommend this spot to...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Excellent value for money, very good service, friendly reception and duty staff. Kitchen facilities could be cleaner and more supervision that users don't get away with murder ie. not cleaning up behind them.

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Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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redrose12K
6 July 2017|
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Response from onelastwish | Reviewed this property |
I bought at their travel agency 2 day trips in Windhoek. Whole day to Naankuse - 1800 NAD including a wonderful lunch (feed carnivores in the morning and meet the San people in the afternoon). Then afternoon trip to Katutura... More
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Viktor S
9 August 2015|
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Hi Viktor, Namibia is traditionally a tough country to travel independently if you are used to relying on public transport and budget accommodation however with 4 weeks you could probably get around to some of the sights if... More
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"The ground floor single rooms are excellent,"
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"Book the elephant room if you want a private and quiet space!"
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"The guest lodge rooms were fabulous! (I recommend the Love Bird room for couples)"
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"Ask for a room with air conditioning, although all the rooms have fans..."
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