Elegant Farmstead

Reviews of Elegant Farmstead

Excellent(93%) From 32 travellers
Excellent
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Below are independent comments from 32 of our travellers who have visited Elegant Farmstead, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr G & Mrs S - Nottinghamshire
Arrived on: 7-Oct-2014 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Great walking

WE enjoyed it here very much some good walking and birding food very good made to feel very welcome

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Ms W & Mr C - Dorset
Arrived on: 6-Sep-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Great stopover on way to Etosha

Pleasant facility with helpful staff. Some very tasteful decoration and touches. Food was really good and excellent choice of wine.

We did the walking trail which was a good way of stretching our legs after the long flight. The sundowner was worthwhile with a good location to see our first sunset of our trip.

Afternoon tea and cake a nice touch.

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Dr J & Ms G - the best of Namibia
Arrived on: 24-Jul-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Elegant Farmstead review

A wonderful introduction to Namibian accommodation - and we were sorry to have spent such a short time there.

Lovely gardens, a great restaurant, friendly and welcoming staff.

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Mr R & Mrs E - anniversary and birthday trip
Arrived on: 22-Jun-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Elegant Farmstead

An excellent stopover on the way back to Windhoek.

Our room was decorated in honour of our 35th wedding anniversary and we had a private dinner in the wine cellar! A delightful surprise.

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Mr. & Mrs. CW - Channel Islands
Arrived on: 13-Apr-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Elegant Farmstead review

The wonderful scenic detour along the D2102 was worthwhile as the welcome we received could not have been more so!

The triple room was large, well equipped and clean. Both dinner and breakfast were delicious, well presented and served with a smile. Our packed lunch, which we ordered at relatively short notice, was excellent value and again beautifully presented. It was useful to have internet and mobile phone reception as we needed to sort out the problem with the hire car company.

To sum up, we were most impressed with this first overnight stop in this idyllic setting.

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Kathryn
Arrived on: 4-Feb-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Elegant Elegant Farmstead

Elegant Farmstead was a lovely place to stay and the service was excellent.

However, I question the need to drive so far off the road to stay at a place just for one night on our way to Mundulea. Is there not a more convenient place that we could have stayed for this stopover?

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Mr & Mrs P - Glasgow
Arrived on: 20-Jan-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Lovely last night at Elegant Farmstead

Very friendly staff and because it was quiet they had plenty of time to speak with us. Cooking was lovely.

Room spacious and comfortable. Charming place.

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Mr M & family - Cheshire
Arrived on: 2-Nov-2013 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Average
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Friendly

A little disappointing for our last night in Namibia . Accommodation not as good standard felt our rooms and general decor throughout needed updating . However staff were pleasant friendly and helpful it made up for the accommodation , food was also of good standard and getting to the airport the following morning was easy .

Small gestures from the staff , such as childrens stories were appreciated .

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Mr O & Ms S from Middlesex
Arrived on: 22-Oct-2013 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Elegant Farmstead review

enjoyed our brief visit here - would recommend a min of two night stay for all clients as the 29k gravel road is subject to delays due to major road works. staff and management at lodge very engaged and informative.

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Ms. V family trip - Namibia holiday
Arrived on: 6-Aug-2013 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Location:
Poor
Poor
Rooms:
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Disappointing stay at Elegant Farmstead

An inconvenient place to get to - 27km down a dirt road, and disappointing when we arrived. Unattractive decor and we weren't charmed by the staff. We also couldn't eat the food, which was not nice. Breakfast wasn't good either.

The most disappointing place we stayed - although it made it easier for us to leave Namibia, as otherwise we wouldn't have wanted to depart!!

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Expert Africa comments

Jorn, the owner of the Elegant Farmstead, was very unhappy and upset about these comments when we sent them to him. He clearly took this complaint very seriously, clearly he feels passionately about the efforts that the Farmsteads team makes for their visitors.

He asked us immediately to ask these travellers to tell us more about the issues, so he could investigate them. Our travellers replied with barely a few lines, commenting that perhaps the Farmstead 'just wasn't to [their] liking' and that there was 'Not much more to say'.

We feel sorry that our travellers couldnt say more, as this could have given Jorn some precise feedback. As it is he feels the comments are very unfair, and out of step with most of the comments that he received from travellers staying at the farmstead.