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Flobecq, Belgium
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Yvonne was a fantastic and very friendly host. She even helped us book our car for our long drive. We really felt at home and were very enthusiastic with the wonderful breakfast we had in the morning The pool and the rooms were much larger than expected from the pictures

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Vondelhof, Owner at Vondelhof Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive and enthusiastic review. It's good to hear that you felt at home and enjoyed your stay; that means that we achieved our goal.

Esch-sur-Sure, Luxembourg
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Nice, lovely room with fridge in the center of Windhoek. Rooms are with breakfast. Every room has his own bathroom. Only one point of improvement: airconditioning would be nice as it can be very hot in Windhoek. Now there is only a fan.

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Vondelhof, Owner at Vondelhof Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback.

Washington, DC
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Vondelhof guesthouse is a small hotel and neat little place. Nice looking rooms, neat modern bathroom and a little outdoor patio area. The breakfast was included which was great. We arrived late on Christmas eve and Yvonne was friendly and showed us around. We also had to make some changes to the reservation and Yvonne and Penny were very accommodating...

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Vondelhof, Owner at Vondelhof Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. Although none of the Namibian insects are harmful and it is perfectly safe to leave the patio doors open, screen doors are a good suggestion. I will certainly look into that.

Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were informed that the buffet breakfast was included in the price and only after leaving and inspecting the bill did we realize we had been charged for the buffet breakfast plus the charge for the extra eggs we had ordered..

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Vondelhof, Owner at Vondelhof Guesthouse, responded to this review

The continental breakfast buffet is indeed included in the standard room rate. Only for bookkeeping and reporting purposes is it specified on your account. When you add the charges for accommodation, tourism levy and continental breakfast on your invoice, you will find that this adds up to the rate that you were quoted. I apologise for the confusion, but am...

Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Clean rooms, friendly people, close to the centre of Windhoek and a great swimmingpool. The staff made our stay very comfortable and were very helpful with tips, tricks, and booking a nice restaurant in the evening. As we were on honeymoon, the hotel gave us a nice present upon arrival.

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Vondelhof, Owner at Vondelhof Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind feedback. It's always good to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay and appreciate our efforts to make their stay memorable. I hope you had a good remainder of your honeymoon and we look forward to welcoming you back for your first wedding anniversary!

Walvisbaai
Reviewed 12 December 2016

If not fully booked Vondelhof is my standard address for a business trip to Windhoek. Strategically located and good value for money. Only downside is the wifi. I don't mind to pas N$25 per day as long it is working in the room and properly fast. Unfortunately both isn't. Otherwise you will see me here more often.

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Vondelhof, Owner at Vondelhof Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Returning customers is the best advertising we can ask for and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. We have installed boosters to improve the WiFi, but the speed is not always what we would like it to be. From our side we have invested in the necessary hardware to...

Uberlingen, Germany
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The warm welcome to the guest house was just the thing to be comfortable and to relax after a long flight. The room was nice, spacious and very clean. The ideal place to prepare our trip through Namibia and Botswana with the four wheel drive by the pool. The guesthouse has a quiet location just outside the center of Windhoek,...

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Vondelhof, Owner at Vondelhof Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind feedback. I'm glad you enjoyed staying with us and that you felt at home, that is exactly what we are trying to achieve!

Reviewed 1 December 2016

We arrived late the evening after flying in and were met by the owner who helps us to settle into our room. The room had two single beds and had enough space for us to set up our baby daughters cot inside the room. Breakfast was very good and the rooms were serviced daily. My only complaint is that the...

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Vondelhof, Owner at Vondelhof Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry that the ceiling fan didn't provide enough relief. It's been unusually hot the past few weeks and we're desperately waiting for the rain to come and bring the temperature down. Although there is no malaria risk in Windhoek, mosquitos can be a nuisance in summer, but the mosquito nets in combination with the...

Leusden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We started and ended our holiday in Namibia in this guesthouse. Good location, friendly staff, nice size rooms, nice size swimming pool. I can recommend this guesthouse to people want to stay one or two nights in Windhoek

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Vondelhof, Owner at Vondelhof Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm always pleased to receive feedback and hear that our guests enjoyed their stay.

Durbanville, South Africa
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We have been to Vondelhof 3 times this year. Its always a lovely experience. Staff is friendly and always willing to help were they can. There is always a wide variety for breakfast. A lovely pool to swim in for those hot days.

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Vondelhof, Owner at Vondelhof Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind feedback. Guests who are returning time and again are the best advertisement we can ask for, and we look forward to your next visit.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vondelhof is a small and informal retreat where host Yvonne and her staff will go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable. Vondelhof is located in a quiet street at the edge of Windhoek's city centre. The spacious rooms are individually styled and decorated with an African touch whereby the focus is on elegant simplicity. All rooms are en-suite and have a coffee & tea station, safe, refrigerator, telephone, ceiling fan and flat screen TV. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vondelhof Guesthouse

Address: 2 Puccini Street, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Price Range: $76 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Vondelhof Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Airconditioning would be nice.”
 of 5 bubbles 978ingev, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are rather small and beds are very basic”
 of 5 bubbles thaliad757, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The room just needs an aircon. It gets extremely hot and the fan just blows the hot air around. ”
 of 5 bubbles 771candicev, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Good room but I have seen match better for that price! ”
 of 5 bubbles , 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“room nr. 8 is a double room on the first floor with a nice and large private terrace facing the garden/pool. ”
 of 5 bubbles 271astridf, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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