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Rivendell Guest House

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“shared bathroom”(9 reviews)
“the main house”(11 reviews)
“own meals”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
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All reviewsshared bathroomthe main houseown mealskitchen facilitiesone nighthonesty barpleasant atmospherewalk into townnice poolswimming poolgreat place to stay in windhoekcommon areashome from homehot water bottlesother guestsquiet areafollowing morning
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Reviewed 10 October 2014

Very helpful reception staff, booked us a restaurant and (expensive) taxi. The room was a bit tired and it's actually a backpacker's hostel but it's perfectly fine for a night or two whether you're just arriving in or about to leave Windhoek.More

1  Thank Laup B
Response from David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest HouseResponded 13 October 2014

Many thanks for your review, we are checking to see if we can determine which room you stayed in so that we can see what we can do to improve and upgrade it. Maintenance is always an ongoing project with guest houses, and we have...More

Reviewed 2 October 2014

Very nice comfortable guesthouse near the centre of Windhoek. the owner told us the neighbourhood was not safe to walk, but we didn't notice any kind of mugging. Very nice continental breakfast can be ordered. Kitchen and lunch/dining room, terrace available for visitors. Overall much...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2014

We stayed this lovely place twice in July, both when arriving to Windhoek and after travelling around the country. We especially loved all the small things that were thought about - cake for coffee time, the hot water warmer for the night, I could buy...More

Thank futtrup
Response from David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest HouseResponded 3 October 2014

Many thanks for your review, we really appreciate (and thanks to your wife for prompting you to write!) We're very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. All the best from sunny Windhoek.

Reviewed 30 September 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in the Rivendell Guest House. Good location, easy to find. Quiet area, a few kilometers from the center of Windhoek. Self catering facilities. Very helpfull staff with providing information, assistance for sorting things out with agencies and planning/booking trips. Clean,...More

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Response from David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest HouseResponded 3 October 2014

Many thanks for taking the time to post a review, we do appreciate everyone's comments and we're very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us!

Reviewed 28 September 2014

Great location with relaxed atmosphere. Very friendly staff. Room was basic but had everything that was needed - everything was very clean. Lovely breakfast spread: choice between continental and English breakfast. We opted for the continental breakfast with fresh fruit, grains and muesli, yoghurt, toasted...More

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Response from David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest HouseResponded 3 October 2014

Thank you for posting your comments, and we're glad to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast buffet. Hopefully it was enough to keep you going through the day!

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$49 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$49 - US$84 (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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14 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
4 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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"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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"Go for apartment or the first/last room along the pool"
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