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Chameleon Backpackers Hostel

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  • 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
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
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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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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Excellent value for money, very good service, friendly reception and duty staff. Kitchen facilities could be cleaner and more supervision that users don't get away with murder ie. not cleaning up behind them.

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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Great value. The Staff very helpfull with our 'car-problem'. They made a phonecall to the Toyotagarage and gave me their phone to receive another call. Close to the Citycenter, a safe place. Clean rooms with fridge and a kitchen to share with other guests.

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Reviewed 29 July 2016

I stayed here for about 10 days in total on 2 separate visits. It’s an ideal place to chill out from a busy travel itinerary, as it’s one of those places that gets everything just right. The staff here are super friendly and helpful, especially...More

Thank dannymfoster
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Wonderful hostel allowing you to relax and enjoy Windhoek in a relaxed atmosphere. Inner courtyard lovely to spend time in. Conveniently located close to the centre, shops and the craft market ;-). Go for it!

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Certificate of Excellence
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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
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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
9 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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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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