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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 9 March 2015

I spent only one night and enjoyed. Staff was friendly and helpful. Having to share the bathroom is a bit of a bother, but not a big issue for men. I guess solo female travellers may be uneasy with it. Location is good, but do not walk alone at night, it is not a safe area

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David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review! I'm very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We also have en-suite rooms which are more expensive than the ones with the shared bathroom facilities, so those would be better for people who would prefer not to share. Thanks again and best wishes from the Rivendell team.

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 March 2015

I have chosen the Rivendell GH because of its location close to the city centre. The location was good as was the breakfast and the service. All the reception ladies were friendly and helpful. Our room, however, was not more than average. The bed was to small and too soft. There was no room service in view of the tight...

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David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write your review of Rivendell, we do appreciate it. We're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed our service and breakfast, and we will check the reservations book to see which room you were in so that we can double check the mattress. All our mattresses were replaced around 18 months ago and...

Kiel, Germany
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Had a great stay at the Rivendell. Everything was just right, close to town, very friendly helpful staff and a nice comfortable house with clean rooms and facilities. The pool and sitting areas were very enjoyable. Highly recommended.

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David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review Rivendell, we appreciate it! Very pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us.

Falkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Firstly for me was value for money. I had the small single room beside the pool - not ensuite but used the bathroom on the house. Stayed one night and booked via booking.com. For me it was excellent value at 180 - about £10 $15 and in a good location - 15 minutes walk to town. I stocked up at...

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David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We do try to offer value for money as well as friendly service with staff around who can assist with any questions. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Namibia! All the best from the Rivendell team.

Gaborone, South-East, Botswana
Reviewed 17 February 2015

This is a great guesthouse in a nice area of Windhoek, loved the German composers street names surrounding it. Comfortable, great staff who organised breakfast packs for our early departure. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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David C, Owner at Rivendell Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write your review, we're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us!

Katano-shi, Osaka, Japan
Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

I stayed there at home and had nice experience at the guesthouse! The number of rooms and the size are enough. Not only guests' rooms but also public room are clean. Bath room is also good and fashionable and hot water is available.

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Thank you for your review, and we hope that you enjoyed the rest of your time in Namibia!

Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

Good location to start your trip through Namibia and seeing Windhoek. Friendly staff (although they were not there anymore when we arrived in the evening), good breakfast. There was a very noisy and annoying fan in the room, which could not switched off due to the temperature. Nice garden. The guesthouse is a bit outdated. More suitable for young people...

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Many thanks for your review, we appreciate you taking the time to post it. I have asked our manager to find out which room you were in and check the fan so that we can fix or replace it. I assume you must have arrived after 10pm as our managers are on duty from 07h00 until 22h00, but hopefully our...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 15 January 2015

A great place to stay. Peaceful and well maintained, efficient and comfortable. Nice pool to relax around, clean kitchen for self-catering. They can take care of most of your needs and deal with most concerns. There is not much in the way of restaurants or shops in the immediate vicinity, so you do have to think ahead. The area felt...

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Fort Dauphin, Madagascar
Reviewed 14 January 2015

We stayed one night in Rivendell during our trip to Namibia. The rooms were comfortable and clean and they provide a very nice breakfast. The biggest recommending point is their superb staff. I was very impressed by their knowledge and willingness to help. We needed to make a booking for an additional night in Windhoek and when Rivendell could not...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 December 2014

This is a fantastic guesthouse. Don't be scared off by the 'backpacker' comments, as this guesthouse really caters to a wide range of guests! Staff- the manager is so friendly and helpful, we really felt the staff went out of their way Value -you receive more than you pay with the room and guesthouse Breakfast - a bit pricey, but...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rivendell is a small, old style house located in a quiet neighbourhood. We offer our guests a real home from home with friendly managers on site from 7am until 10pm, a night security guard, and knowledgeable travel company staff on hand to help you to plan your holiday in Namibia, or neighbouring countries. We offer our guests fully equipped self-catering facilities or the option of bed & breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rivendell Guest House

Address: 40 Beethoven Street, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Price Range: $47 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Room with pool view the nicest.”
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“Budget prices for luxury rooms, so you can afford to go nice with en suite in room ;)”
 of 5 bubbles dominiquer605, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Double rooms with en suites facilities on the patio facing the pool are the best!”
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“Good location, just a block away from the city centre and business district”
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