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“No complaints!”
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Villa Violet
Ranked #8 of 95 Windhoek B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Austin, Texas
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63 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“No complaints!”
Reviewed 8 February 2014

We stayed at Villa Violet on our first and last nights in Namibia. They welcomed us to their beautiful country and made us feel very welcome and at home. Very comfortable rooms, lovely breakfast, nice location - we didn't lack anything we needed at all! On our second stay after we spent 3 weeks driving around Namibia, we loved the quiet setting to rest up (and mourn) for our departure the next day. When we're back in the country - because we know we're going back at some point in time! - I'll gladly stay at Villa Violet again. Thanks so much!

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Management-at-VV, Owner at Villa Violet, responded to this review, 11 April 2014
Dear Kerichmelik

Thank you for your positive review,
We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and most important Namibia. Just to let you know that Blue is very fine and cant wait to see you and sit on your laps again(joke).
We also hope to see you very soon.
Best regards
Ben
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Nelspruit, South Africa
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 February 2014

Friendly Welcome,Really enjoyed it, Neat and tidy rooms Secure parking for motorcycles No dinner served so eat before arrival or order in from a local take away The guest house also provide a delivery service - just ask Our TV also didn't work, minor detail

Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Management-at-VV, Owner at Villa Violet, responded to this review, 11 April 2014
Dear Malcom511
Thank you for the positive review. Glad that you apreciated the services here provided. I am also Sorry for the TV that didn't worked that day, but you should asked me or the security guard during the night also whom can reset the Decoder.

Thank you again and hope to see you very soon...
Best regards
Ben
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 12 January 2014

Lovely place run by husband and wife team. Attention to details, enjoyed the breakfast, secure parking, clean rooms and central safe location.Might be a good idea to ask for mosquito spray at the office as there are no nets in the rooms and we had a few of the guys buzzing around. Our TV didnt work, minor detail.

Room Tip: Try get one with a garden view, or one that steps out directly into the garden.
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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Management-at-VV, Owner at Villa Violet, responded to this review, 11 April 2014
dear Blueduiker

thank you for the excellent review and sorry for the very late reply...i am really sorry for the TV that didn't work you should asked me or the security guard to assist. A Mosquito spray is provided in the cupboard if it was missing that day, i am sorry for that.
Thank you again for your stay and hope to see you again.
Best regards
Ben
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Chugiak, Alaska
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Reviewed 16 December 2013

This was our second stay at Villa Violet. We stayed a total of 3 nights on this trip, 2 on arrival in Namibia and one as we left. Heidi, Ben, Sigrid and their staff were wonderful. We had a little difficulty with our vehicle rental and they were supportive and helpful as we worked out the difficulties. The accommodations are comfortable, pleasant and secure. Breakfast is delicious. Heidi could you share the recipe for the bread? We will definitely return for future visits.

Room Tip: We have stayed in both rooms one and six, both were spacious, comfortable and quiet.
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Management-at-VV, Owner at Villa Violet, responded to this review, 11 April 2014
Dear Cachefortwo (Joe)
Thank you so much for your Positive review, and sorry for the very late reply...it was a real pleasure to see you again, Heidi will send you her Bread recipe which is kept in a safe far from everybody (joke)
Hope to see you in a near future again.

Best regards
Ben
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2013

it was just okay, good for one night stay before or after a flight. It was easy to find from the airport. The breakfast was good but our room was next to the lounge and can be noisy at times.
Owners were nice and helped with ordering in food for dinner.

Room Tip: stay away from the main lounge where breakfast is served unless you plan on getting up early
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Management-at-VV, Manager at Villa Violet, responded to this review, 15 December 2013
Thank you for sharing your view of Villa Violet. It is much appreciated and contributes to improvement of our services.
It is true that one room is adjacent to the breakfast area where the day starts early. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused, it was certainly not on purpose.
Kind regards
Sigrid
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Vermont
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2013

Would definitely stay here again when visiting Namibia. The Villa Violet is small B&B which we appreciated. Our room was detached from the other buildings and was quiet and very comfortable. Staff, particularly Sigrid, were exceedingly helpful with making dinner reservations and arranging transportation. The dipping pool was a welcome respite after a hot day of touring, and we loved the cookie jar available at all hours! The water for showers is solar heated, so guests should be advised that a morning shower will be cool and may want to wait for later. But this is a minor inconvenience for a place which is otherwise very welcoming and comfortable.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Management-at-VV, Manager at Villa Violet, responded to this review, 15 December 2013
Hi,
we are glad that you enjoyed your stay in Villa Violet and thank you for sharing your opinion about it.
sunny greetings from Windhoek
Sigrid
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Concord NC
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 December 2013 via mobile

Villa Violet is warm and beautiful place to stay. Our hosts Heidi and Egret were amazing. We were stuck there because our rental car didn't arrive, and our hosts happily accommodated our needs. They truly go above and beyond at Villa Violet.

Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Nita-Pita74
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Management-at-VV, Manager at Villa Violet, responded to this review, 15 December 2013
Dear Nita,
Thank you for your positive review. We hope that the rest of your journey was more relaxed than the start.
best regards
Sigrid
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Property: Villa Violet
Address: 48 Ziegler Street, Windhoek, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 95 B&Bs / Inns in Windhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villa Violet 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in the leafy suburb of Klein Windhoek, Villa Violet offers a sparkling new, fresh and modern accommodation option when visiting the city center. Five en-suite rooms front onto a grassy central area. Each room has an average of 20m² of size equipped with air-conditioner/heater, flat-screen TV and a safe. Wireless Internet, secure parking and a laundry service are also available to guests. The rooms open out onto a patio with tables and chairs, and a small turquoise-blue pool glistens invitingly at the bottom of the garden. The B&B is in close proximity to restaurants and shops, and a short drive away from the city center, making it not only an appealing place to stay but a convenient stop when entering or leaving the country. ... more   less 

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