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Penrith, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stayed 1 for the first night of our Namibia Holiday. The room was spacious and clean and the staff very helpful and friendly. The fodd in the restaurant was very good, but there was a very limited choice. The only issue we had was that the standard of maintenance in the room. While not a problem it did impact...

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RogerWindhoek, Owner at The Olive Exclusive, responded to this review

Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review on your stay and I'm glad you enjoyed your time with us. I would really like to get some more information on the maintenance concerns that you have so that we can rectify these. If you could pass these concerns directly onto us at the Hotel i would be...

Kent
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We had one of the premier suites which were just 'wow!' Beautifully furnished and spacious with views across the olive grove and valley below. Really comfortable, we had best nights sleep after our long journey from the UK. Dinner in the restaurant was superb, great food, beautifully presented and good choice of wines, excellent service. Breakfast too was excellent. Staff...

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Boston, MA
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I stayed for one night only, arranged as a stopover during a agent planned trip. The hotel is about 40 mins from the airport (as is all of the city). It seems to be in a nice neighborhood, but as all of South Africa you’ll notice high walls and security is prominent. I did feel safe. The suite was very...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I am sure there are other good places to stay in Windhoek but I wouldn’t think about trying to find them, I would just stay here again. It is just such a pity that we only had only one afternoon and evening before flying out. It isn't well signed, we first went to The Olive Guesthouse, which is next door,...

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Rockville, MD
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were treated like royalty - which is a good idea after I've traveled 30+ hours to get here. The rooms are lovely, the staff is fantastic - and the breakfasts are to die for. We highly recommend this hotel - this is a great stopover place in Windhoek. We walked to town center, walked to Joe's and enjoyed ourselves...

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Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 23 August 2016

With it's beautiful view from their restaurant balcony, Olive Exclusive is such a warm welcoming, Rooms are quite big and amazing, such a touch of real Truly Namibian Luxury, easy to find, I've enjoyed their food and their service delivery is really on another level, it was the best time spent with my friends, it's inside restaurant great ambiance got...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Great little hotel in a good location. We are a family of 4 that stayed 2 nights and enjoyed it. We went out to eat at Joe's Beerhouse nearby, but breakfast was good. Rooms were spacious and views decent since it is on a hill. Definitely recommended.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Excellent welcome once we found it! - look for the number rather than the name. There are two entrances, the lower one is the car park, the other, to drop off cases. We loved the junior suite, really liked the decor. Some have a hot tub - maybe next time! It was so well equipped and the selection of wines...

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Ogden, Utah
Reviewed 3 August 2016

After being on safari for two weeks, it was really nice to be able to get a nice hot shower, Internet, and the tv. The bed was very comfortable. There is an air conditioner in the room. We were in a junior suite and it was very nice. The breakfast was included and it was really nice.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We really enjoyed our brief stay - the hotel design was great, the room was beautiful and we had a great meal. All the staff were very helpful - they helped to arrange a tour of the city and guided us to a fun bar / restaurant around the corner.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This intimate boutique hotel in a tranquil corner of Windhoek embodies the very essence of chic comfort.The Olive Exclusive – the first ultra-luxurious sanctuary of its kind in the Namibian capital – is cool, contemporary and stylish but with a warm heart and authentic African soul. Its sleek, modern lines are complemented by organic textures, natural furnishings, an eco-friendly approach and dedicated personal service.Simple elegance is key, from the organic rough-hewn wooden benches and side tables, through the sculpted chunk of granite that serves as a coffee table in the guest lounge, to walls clad in abstract Namibian landscapes by well-known South African photographer Micky Hoyle.The seven suites are individually decorated so each reflects a different region in Namibia, and each has its own lounge area with fireplace and dining room, for private dining. Wide glass doors open onto spacious decks where you can relax on a shady daybed, enjoy al fresco lunches or, if yours is a premium suite, take a dip in your own private plunge pool.Such are the creature comforts that you may find it hard to leave: sink into an extra-length bed dressed in crisp, pure-cotton linen, or indulge in a bubble bath in a freestanding tub with sweeping mountain views. Air-conditioning, satellite TV and iPod docking stations are standard, as is a computer with WiFi access. Then there's a fully stocked mini bar, complete with a premium wine selection, so you can toast the setting sun in fine style.The Olive Exclusive boasts a quality restaurant featuring a seasonal menu, with inventive signature dishes. The fully stocked bar also features a classic selection of fine whisky. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Olive Exclusive

Address: 22 Promenaden Road | Eros, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Price Range: €112 - €472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Olive Exclusive 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Try and book room near to reception as other rooms are down some steps. (the hotel is on a hillside). However this is not a great issue.”
 of 5 bubbles allanm254, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 is exquisite, if the pools reopen someday”
 of 5 bubbles gerdi92, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any of the lower area Suites or the Honeymoon Suite”
 of 5 bubbles MarkandSteph2014, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the lower levels require that a steep staircase be negotiated”
 of 5 bubbles defzanel, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Suites have plunge pools”
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  • The details within each room are absolutely spectacular
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  • The details within each room are absolutely spectacular
 of 5 bubbles C4299MUpeterh, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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