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    Chameleon Backpackers Hostel

    5 7 Voight Street, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
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    • Excellent50%
    • Very good39%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “elephant room” (8 reviews)
    “friendly vibe” (7 reviews)
    “quiz night” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
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    Reviewed 27 August 2016

    After a three week journey in Namibia where staying in roof tents all the time it was great sleeping again in some real beds. We came a s family and had booked a four bed standard room. The rooms are clean and beds were really...More

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    Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

    The most important thing in any place is the people there. The staff at Chameleon is top grade; friendly and helpful. It's also good place to meet other packbackers. I spent only one night there, in a dorm room, yet it was really nice experience....More

    Thank WorldIsMySandbox
    Reviewed 20 August 2016

    Good location quite near the town centre. Nice and competent personal at the site, we made a mistake when booking a city tour and the staff tried hard to help us. We stayed one night only and everything was very ok. I liked the fancy...More

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    Thank johannb231
    Reviewed 15 August 2016

    A great, friendly place to stay. Centrally located and, in my opinion, the best value for money in Windhoek. I am a Namibian who has stayed in Chameleon backpackers on numerous occasions and have found a consistent standard, which has mad me a repeat customer.

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    Reviewed 15 August 2016

    The best place to start and end a trip in Namibia. Super chill, clean, cool, and attracts a really friendly mix of interesting people from around the world. The staff were incredibly accommodating and available via email, and I would totally recommend this spot to...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
    • Location
    • Namibia >
    • Khomas Region >
    • Windhoek
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    • Chameleon Backpackers Hotel Windhoek
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    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
    Viktor S
    9 August 2015|
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    Response from Claire G | Property representative |
    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
    Room Tips
    "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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    "The guest lodge rooms were fabulous! (I recommend the Love Bird room for couples)"
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