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Chameleon Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

We stayed 3 nights at the beginning of our trip and two days at the end in Chameleon Backpackers. We loved our stay. Chameleon has dormitories and private rooms (with shared bath or en suite). We had en-suite rooms both times which where both good....More

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here twice as it was centrally located and very reasonably priced. If you're heading off on one of the tours then this is a great base to have. The rooms were comfortable & contained everything you needed. Staff were all very helpful. Happy to...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2016

I had a great time. The staff was very helpful with information and connecting me to fellow travelers who we're heading the same way. The dinner served was delicious and I enjoyed my stay. Thank you very much!

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Hands down this is by far the best value for money you'll get in Windhoek. I've stayed at a couple other places but nowhere were location, cleanliness and service more in line with the price tag. Very friendly staff, excellent food, good vibe plus quiz...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed in this Hostel at the start and end of the trip on B&B terms. I think it's part of the Chamelion Holiday Company. It's a friendly Hostel; you wash up the plates you use and cook your own food in the communal kitchen. Small...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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