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Rivendell Guest House

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  • Excellent49%
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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Parking
Breakfast Available
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

The room was spacious and clean, overlooking the pool. It had two single beds. The bathroom was big too. Good shower, firm beds. We slept very well until construction started at the building site next door. The workers leave the site around 4pm. Breakfast is...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

I mainly met travelers that use the place as a stop-in base before or after they tour the country. Rooms are functional with a big glassed window front as an entrance. Cosy little garden and kind service at reception.

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

We stayed at Rivendell on arrival and departure,and had 2 different rooms. The first had a shared bathroom and toilet,wich was perfectly fine...even the squeaky floor had it's charms.:-) Clean and big enough room. Second room had private bath and toilet... totaly nothing wrong there....More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Rivendell guest house our first and last night in Namibia in late January. The first night we had a larger apartment style room which, while not luxurious, was very nice. It was quite spacious and nicely appointment with a good bed and...More

Thank Andrea B
Response from David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest HouseResponded 27 July 2017

Many thanks for your review, and we're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thankfully the building next door should be finished by the end of August, it has definitely been a disturbance but they have now finished the majority of...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

Rivendell guest house is a beautiful relaxing place near Windhoek city center. The structure is beautiful, clean, with a nice swimming pool and a relaxing patio. There are many facilities, especially in the kitchen that you can use to prepare your own meals. Breakfast is...More

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Response from David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest HouseResponded 20 June 2017

Many thanks for your review, and I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the guesthouse and atmosphere. Yes, our small room is located quite a way from the shared bathroom and we're sorry that this was an inconvenience to you. Sadly there's not really anywhere...More

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Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
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Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$57 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$57 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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
5 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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"Best rooms are rooms 1-4 by the pool"
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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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