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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fantastic hotel that I stayed at November, 2016 for business. I would without hesitation recommend this location if you want a unique place to stay with beautiful views. The rooms are excellent, but you need to look at them with an African lens, not an American or European lens. I've stayed several places in town and this... More 

Thank Ben S
Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is located high up a hill above Windhoek and has a nice view overlooking the city. Reception and service could be friendlier. Everything goes slow. We had a buffet lunch here with a choice of fish and meat and some vegetables. Although a limited choice, the food was good. The rooms at check-in time were not ready but... More 

Thank Maurits V
Nikita G, Personal Assistant at Hotel Thule, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your review of Hotel Thule. With regards to the check-in time, please do take note that check-out times are 10:00 and check-in is only at 14:00. Freeing rooms up for early check-in is not always possible, even if we try our best to get rooms clean as soon as possible. The safe was also checked... More 

Windhoek, Namibia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there only for sundowner/dinner. Meeting with friend for a sundowner on the terrace with a great view over Windhoek. Very caretaking and friendly staff which made comfort zone out of it. Some delicious snacks, cold beer, what do you want more? Will come back

Thank MaxWindhoek
Johannesburg, South Africa
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for a business meeting/dinner with colleagues. We had a beautiful and breathtaking view of the city sunset - a must see for travellers. The food portions are quite small so it may help to have a 3 course meal. They do serve complimentary salads in between meals though. Great service from the waiter, thank you Immanuel!

Thank Mamodise M
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Stayed here for one night earlier this week on business and was very pleased with the agent's choice of hotel. The hotel is well-located - within 4 minutes drive of the city centre and the room was comfortable - much needed aircon [was 35 degrees Celsius when we landed]; free fast WiFi; all necessary body gels, shampoos, hairdryer, etc. Only... More 

Thank MonetaR
Oudtshoorn Sa
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stayed at the Thule for a pre-booked one night recently, and were so impressed that we returned there a week later for another night. Our room was superb, with a dressing room and enormous, well-equipped bathroom. The situation of the hotel atop a hill overlooking Windhoek is fabulous. We had dinner there on both occasions, and breakfast on the... More 

Thank Alan And Jean T
Swakopmund, Namibia
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Stayed twice within a few weeks, both times very happy. Friendly and personal service, clean and spacious rooms, lovely setting with great views over the city and nice and quiet at night. Bonus is the very good restaurant and sundowner deck!

Thank namibi2016
Haugesund, Norway
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

After a week of hunting and adventures ar Aru Game Lodge, we stayed a weekend at Hotel Thule. My wife and I had a great, big room at first floor (there are only 2). My son had a room at the ground floor. Everything was clean and nice. View is spectacular from the restaurant and from the terrace. It is... More 

Thank OleHartvik
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Thule must have the most panoramic views of Windhoek and is a great place for a sundowner. It is a short, steep drive from the City centre. Unless you are fairly fit it’s not a great walk! Our room was huge and was clean and well appointed. After a sundowner at the bar we decided to eat at the... More 

Thank Alanthebairn
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The food is just awesome and the hill top ambience is so special my wife asked me to keep this our secret and I will the service the friendly staff and the food is all excelent we will make this a monthly treat and compared to other top redtaurants their prices are very good for what you get

Thank RobertCdeV

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Thule was originally a one-time luxury home built by the late Edmund Lafrenz in 1960 as a sumptuous home for himself and his late wife, Liselotte. It was purchased by Windhoek businessman and entrepreneur, Wolfgang Egerer just before the turn of the century, who then reconstructed it into the beautiful up-market 25 bedroom hotel it is today. The outstanding panoramic views over Windhoek are a unique and unparalleled feature of this pearl of Namibia. Hotel Thule offers first class accommodation, quality service, tranquillity and style to ensure customer satisfaction. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Thule

Address: 1 Gorges Street, Windhoek, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Price Range: $142 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Thule 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“A room with a double bed!!”
 of 5 bubbles MonetaR, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 1. It is closest to everything and has a pleasant outlook”
 of 5 bubbles alanandjeant2014, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good....”
 of 5 bubbles namibi2016, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want a late night drink get them to stock the mini bar which is onlt filled on request”
 of 5 bubbles Alanthebairn, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from where the cleaning trolley stands”
 of 5 bubbles Dani_F007, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
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