My wife and I had planned in advance to stay one night in this very small town more as a one night stop and not for any other particular reason, on arrival we found our rooms very pleasant and clean. Food for dinner was a set menu whilst eatable was very bland and unappealing. Bar and waiting staff very pleasant. We were met on arrival by we think the assistant manageress/owner? Totally ignored by the new manager/owner who we tried to greet in the bar, but later were advised that he only wants foreigners, and locals are not welcome which is very narrow sighted presume as South Africans we may be considered locals.
The next morning we had no hot water and neither did four other guests, when we mentioned this to the assistant manager no appologies were forthcoming from any one. Then we had account problems but luckily I had taken with me proof of full payment and their confirmation of receipt of same. They stated that the current change of ownership to themselves has been the problem for these error as they are running to bank accounts. In the morning the assistant manageress sits in the bar it appeared to me to watch all rooms to make sure, I presume, that no one does a bunk without paying, this was the first time I experenced this in Namibia. All in all after having 29 wonderful days in various places in Namibia this really was the most unwelcoming one. Would not waste my time going back there even though the accomdation was fine, should have driven a little further onto Stampriet and stayed at the Histroical Guest House where we previously had received and warm welcome.
- Also Known As:
- Stoney's Country Hotel Namibia/Gochas