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Chameleon Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

This is the 4th or 5th time I've stayed overnight at Chameleon between 2007 and 2018. Satisfied customers become repeat customers! The people are always friendly, the rooms clean and the breakfast is an added bonus. The pool and bar area create a relaxing atmosphere...More

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Response from Jackie B, Owner at Chameleon Backpackers HostelResponded 14 February 2018

Thanks for the review, we love it when our guests keep coming back and still love us. See you again soon Safe travels Jackie

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed in a private room at Chameleon for 6 days before a week long Namibia tour and then for 2 nights after. The private rooms are really nice and give you the best of both worlds (comfort and privacy but with a backpacker vibe...More

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Response from Jackie B, Owner at Chameleon Backpackers HostelResponded 14 February 2018

Hi Em, Many thanks for taking the time to review Chameleon. It sounds like you had a great time and that makes us very happy. We try to make our home as welcoming as possible and we will be adding cold meat, cheese and fruit...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018

We stayed at Chameleon for one night before we headed off to Etosha. It's in Windhoek town, so you can get to places easily, but not at night. Chameleon has a secure gate/parking spaces for bigger vehicles. Late check in was also possible but your...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Wonderful hostel almost in the town. Walking distance to all sightseeings. Friendly staff and great food. Kitchen with good equipments is perfect for cooking and baking. Luxury double room was perfect. Pool area is great for sunbathing but be careful with the sun.

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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

I visited Chameleon in November as I was exploring Namibia and truly felt at home there. The facilities are well kept, the beds, comfortable, and the staff friendly. However, my favorite part was the kitchen. It was very well equipped, spacious, and clean. I cooked...More

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redrose12K
6 July 2017|
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Response from onelastwish | Reviewed this property |
I bought at their travel agency 2 day trips in Windhoek. Whole day to Naankuse - 1800 NAD including a wonderful lunch (feed carnivores in the morning and meet the San people in the afternoon). Then afternoon trip to Katutura... More
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Viktor S
8 August 2015|
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Hi Viktor, Namibia is traditionally a tough country to travel independently if you are used to relying on public transport and budget accommodation however with 4 weeks you could probably get around to some of the sights if... More
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"There're aunts in my bed and they bit me."
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"Cheetah room with aircon is good; Rhino room also fine. Both rooms surprisingly quiet given you are in the..."
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"The ground floor single rooms are excellent,"
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"Book the elephant room if you want a private and quiet space!"
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