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Rivendell Guest House

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 26 April 2015

I stayed in this guesthouse one night before starting a self-drive safari around Namibia. My 3 friends and I stayed in 2 rooms--I was in a lower level room with a sliding glass door (which meant you had to pull the curtain for privacy). The room was pretty ragged and the furnishings not the nicest. There was a strange musty...

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Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Great place + great staff + great value = happy customer that has/will be returning many times. I have stayed at Rivendell on three occasions now and I have left smiling each time. Comfortable beds, very friendly staff and delicious breakfast. Lounge area has many interesting books and magazines especially about Namibia. Within walking distance of Wernhill Mall. Fridge is...

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 April 2015

As a tourist one stays in windhoek on one's way to … So did we. Rivendell is not in the very centre of the town but (by light) on walking distance to the center of town. Personnel is nice and very friendly, rooms are around a nice court (and swimmingpool). Rooms themselves are not super (and no air-conditioning). We would...

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David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, and we're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Air conditioning is something that we are thinking of for the future, we probably need to upgrade our electrical system first so that is a medium term plan. We hope to welcome you back the nest time you are in Windhoek! All...

Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 6 April 2015

I've stayed at Rivendell for extended periods of time for the past 3 years. Wonderful, friendly and helpful staff. Lovely grounds and a good location. The self-use kitchen is also a nice addition for those staying for longer periods who don't want to eat out every night. I will be staying again for sure.

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David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we look forward to seeing you again when you next come through Windhoek!

Luanda, Angola
Reviewed 3 April 2015

I spent with my two kids, two nights here before to leave Namibia. Our room was outside of the house and just when we enter to the room the bed sheets were clean but really old, the pillows so used and flat. They just have one A/C in the kitchen room and in the master room. They renewed the bathroom...

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David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and I am very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. I have spoken to the manager on duty at the time you stayed with us and she has checked the pillows and sheets in the flat you stayed in, she thinks they are all fine but we will double...

Salzburg Region, Austria
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Professional and friendly stuff. This place is very well organized! Everything is clean and tidy. Great self catering kitchen, which is always clean. The rooms are very nice. This place is great for relaxing. I have met people at this place who are in Windhoek for business or holiday... Everybody was very happy to stay there.

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David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, we appreciate it! We're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. All the best from the Rivendell team

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 9 March 2015

I spent only one night and enjoyed. Staff was friendly and helpful. Having to share the bathroom is a bit of a bother, but not a big issue for men. I guess solo female travellers may be uneasy with it. Location is good, but do not walk alone at night, it is not a safe area

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David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review! I'm very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We also have en-suite rooms which are more expensive than the ones with the shared bathroom facilities, so those would be better for people who would prefer not to share. Thanks again and best wishes from the Rivendell team.

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 March 2015

I have chosen the Rivendell GH because of its location close to the city centre. The location was good as was the breakfast and the service. All the reception ladies were friendly and helpful. Our room, however, was not more than average. The bed was to small and too soft. There was no room service in view of the tight...

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David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write your review of Rivendell, we do appreciate it. We're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed our service and breakfast, and we will check the reservations book to see which room you were in so that we can double check the mattress. All our mattresses were replaced around 18 months ago and...

Kiel, Germany
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Had a great stay at the Rivendell. Everything was just right, close to town, very friendly helpful staff and a nice comfortable house with clean rooms and facilities. The pool and sitting areas were very enjoyable. Highly recommended.

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David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review Rivendell, we appreciate it! Very pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us.

Falkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Firstly for me was value for money. I had the small single room beside the pool - not ensuite but used the bathroom on the house. Stayed one night and booked via booking.com. For me it was excellent value at 180 - about £10 $15 and in a good location - 15 minutes walk to town. I stocked up at...

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David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We do try to offer value for money as well as friendly service with staff around who can assist with any questions. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Namibia! All the best from the Rivendell team.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rivendell is a small, old style house located in a quiet neighbourhood. We offer our guests a real home from home with friendly managers on site from 7am until 10pm, a night security guard, and knowledgeable travel company staff on hand to help you to plan your holiday in Namibia, or neighbouring countries. We offer our guests fully equipped self-catering facilities or the option of bed & breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rivendell Guest House

Address: 40 Beethoven Street, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Price Range: RM145 - RM396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“All are excellent”
andreasa966, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go for apartment or the first/last room along the pool”
simoneg334, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I think room #1 is the best, we even had a bathtub!”
, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
worldview2016, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room with pool view the nicest.”
DaraghC479, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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