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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here after realizing our little 2 wheel drive car couldn't make it much farther before nightfall! (A common theme throughout our 2 week self drive!) This place was great, although a little expensive for what you get (although they really have you trapped by the location, so I guess they could be even more pricy and get away...

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Assistant at Canyon Roadhouse, responded to this review

Such a remarkable story! Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us; it will always be a pleasure welcoming you back. It is so great to hear that you had the greatest time of your life, we are honoured! The housekeeping staff and lodge management have reviewed your experience and thus ensured to keep up the good work....

Wetter, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really nice location close to the fish river Canyon. Lots of old cars are decorated on the ground and the restaurant looks like a petrol station.From our room we had a nice view and we could follow the sun rising...

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Assistant at Canyon Roadhouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your incredible words. We are super excited to hear that you have enjoyed our property. It is people like you who inspire us to continue doing our best. Your fantastic story has been shared with the housekeeping staff and hotel management and all hoping to welcome you back on your next visit to Namibia. Wherever...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The campsite is great with clean modern ablutions and good sites. The pool is a lifesaver! Here is some feedback from our stay: Lesley at the front desk, Merema in the restaurant and the staff in the kitchen are very pleasant. But some of the staff in the restaurant are indifferent and don't seem to care about good service. Having...

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GondwanaCollection, Content Development at Canyon Roadhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us, we are sorry that you did not enjoy your trip as much us you could have. We would also like to apologise for the inconveniences caused by the above mentioned issues. Thank you for bringing these to our attention, we will be sure to address the problem as quickly as possible. I...

Haga Haga
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very quirky, good for a look around and a drink before heading on. Rooms clean and spacious but very outdated and basic. Staff not very efficient and friendly, no manager in sight! Dinner not good but breakfast was okay. Sprinklers left on for hours! is there no water shortage in this area??

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GondwanaCollection, Content Development at Canyon Roadhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We would like to apologise for the above mentioned issues, we will be sure to address the problem. Regarding the sprinklers, the property makes use of a a waste-water recycling system. The gardens on the property only make use of this recycled water. This...

Red Hill
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The lack of options helps this hotel a lot. The rooms were clean but yet again the staff were disinterested and the food was not great. The ambience is quirky and fun and the airconditioning works well, which is all you really need in January.

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GondwanaCollection, Content Development at Canyon Roadhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We hope you enjoyed your stay and would like to apologise for the above mentioned issues. We will be sure to address the problem. We hope we can welcome you to another of our properties again soon. Kind regards, Jescey

Tongaat
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We totally loved the place. The old cars, decor, styling was really impressive. So diff from what u would expect at a lodge. If you have a flare for the old stuff or just interested in a blast from the past. This is a must do on the bucket list n u cant leave without a peek into pandoras box....

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GondwanaCollection, Content Development at Canyon Roadhouse, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the property. We will be sure to pass your compliments to the lodge staff and look forward to taking you back in time again soon. Kind regards, Jescey

Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Canyon Roadhouse is more memorable for its unusual restaurant and great food than it's accommodation. Personally if we had known we would have stayed at Gondwana's other two lodges closer to the Fish River Canyon, Canyon Village and Canyon Lodge. The rooms are adequate, the staff are very accommodating and helpful.

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Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We hope you enjoyed your stay and are sorry that it was not quite what you expected. Thank you for your feedback. We hope we can welcome you to another of our lodges in future. Kind regards, Jescey

Windhoek
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Place is really beautiful. Service at restaurant was not too friendly in the evening, but much better in the morning. Nuts were rancid in pudding and berries were off too . Otherwise food was great! Nice to be able to choose a la carte menu. Awesome to see the Oryx on the lawn !

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Thank you for sharing your experience with us, we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the feedback on your dining experience. We hope to welcome you to another of our properties in the future. Kind regards, Jescey

Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Very nice and refreshing budget stop for visiting the nearby Fish River Canyon. Very interesting interior, great vibe and cold beer. The pool was a great cooldown after a hot Namibian summers day. Great for a 1 nighter or a delicious lunch stop.

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Thank your for your awesome words about our property. We are truly pleased and will share this review with our staff and lodge management. We hope to welcome you again for a relaxing refuel or stopover. Warm regards, Koney.

Mumbai
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Staff was friendly and helpful. Room was very basic (something I like about all the Gondwana places we stay was that there was no TV), but clean. Breakfast here was very good. Menu for lunch and dinner was limited but reasonable. Just make sure to check your bill because my bill was double because they added tons of things that...

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Thank you for your nice words and review on our property. We are sharing the review with our staff and lodge management. We are truly sorry for the little inconvenience. We wish you all the best for your future travels. Warm regards, Koney.

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Due to its elaborate decor Canon Roadhouse has acquired a sort of cult status in Namibia: the good old days of the automobile are celebrated in the theme restaurant and bar. Enjoy a slice of our legendary Amarula cheesecake among coachwork arranged with loving care. The geology, flora, fauna and history of the area are explained on display boards at the Canyon Information Centre. Situated directly on the road to the Fish River Canyon, 14 km from the gate to the viewing points, Canon Roadhouse offers 24 immaculate en-suite rooms with air conditioning, a swimming pool and a petrol station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Canyon Roadhouse

Address: on the C 37; 20 km from the main lookout point at the Fish River, Fish River Canyon, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Karas Region > Fish River Canyon
Price Range: £136 - £149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Canyon Roadhouse 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Canon Roadhouse Hotel Fish River Canyon
Cañon Roadhouse Fish River Canyon
Canyon Roadhouse Namibia/Fish River Canyon
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