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    Rivendell Guest House

    40 Beethoven Street, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    US$53
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    • Very good36%
    • Average10%
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    This place is old. You have to share a bathroom. The beds are terrible bad for your back and the bedding is old and worn. The staff tries but not even all the lights are working and the bathrooms makes noises. Even the couch is...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The self catering unit we booked was just fine. Not great value for money though. Check in was a disaster as they lost the booking, luckily the unit was still available. Also no breakfast included in the price.

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed in a private room with its own bathroom, so it was pretty much just like being in a hotel. The "honesty bar" was a nice feature. You just take what you need from the fridge and check it off on a list and...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I very much recommend the Rivendell. The accommodations were comfortable, and the service was helpful and friendly. All our needs were met. The location was excellent also. All told: highly recommended.

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    Reviewed 15 March 2017

    Very friendly ,welcoming place to stay and close to the city. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. Also a secure place to park your vehicle in a quite area of Windhoek Highly recommended to all travelers.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$33 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Avni S
    if we are 4 adults ,how much would the taxi cost from the airport to the guest house .And from here to Arebbusch lodge. would appreciate the rate in U.S$
    18 April 2015|
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    Response from Onno Z | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know, but would ask 'Rivendell'; they know or can daily find out
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    Hello, how far is the guest house from NHTC Windhoek?
    14 January 2015|
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    Response from David C | Property representative |
    Hi, Rivendell is around 2.5km from the NHTC, about a 5 minute drive. I would say it's a bit too far to walk, especially as the route crosses a few major roads.
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    Ros B
    Hi How close is the guest house from the international airport. Planning to arrive from Zambia and leave for Walvis Bay the following Morning? Thanks
    4 November 2014|
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    Response from David C | Property representative |
    Hi Ros, Rivendell is 44km from the International A/P, and as noted below, about a 45 minute drive. We work with a local airport transfer company who will charge you N$250 for a single person, or N$150 pp sharing. Ciska our... More
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    "All are excellent"
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    "Go for apartment or the first/last room along the pool"
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    "I think room #1 is the best, we even had a bathtub!"
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    "Don't stay here"
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