Olive Grove

Reviews of Olive Grove

Good(89%) From 190 travellers
Excellent
98
Good
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Average
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Poor
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Below are independent comments from 190 of our travellers who have visited Olive Grove, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
The Bitterns from Twickenham
Arrived on: 26-Jun-2008 Stayed for: 1 nights
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First and last nights at Olive Grove

A great start to the holiday. Very helpful staff and good food.

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Ms. Z - Ford
Arrived on: 23-Jun-2008 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Olive Grove review

The accommodation was delightful. The room was very contemporary so we wouldn't say it was for everyone but if one likes a minimalistic style (as we do), it was great.

The staff were really helpful with directions etc and breakfast in the morning was delicious. We also requested pack lunches for the drive between the Olive Grove and our next stop, which were good value and came in handy.

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Sitatunga family from Sterling - Scotland
Arrived on: 20-Jun-2008 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Olive Grove review

We could not fault this establishment. We were welcomed immediately we came from the airport mid-morning; offered refreshment and our rooms were made available within an hour. We ate one dinner there which was fully enjoyed.

Their recommendation for a different dinner vnue was helpful and led us to NICE - an interesting experience. Our car was kept secure. The location was easy to find and convenient for the city centre. The best possible introduction to a holiday in Namibia.

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Royal Albatross - Enfield
Arrived on: 8-Jun-2008 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Overnight at Olive Grove

Olive Grove was easy to find and is out of the main Windhoek centre, so was quiet during our visit.

The staff were very welcoming and helpful - it was a lovely start to our vacation. The dinner was very good and there is a nice lounge area to relax in, as well are restful outdoor area.

We found our room a little spartan and stubbed our toes and knees on the concrete bed frames more than once during our overnight stay!

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Artist from Connecticut
Arrived on: 28-Mar-2008 Stayed for: 1 nights
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very pleasant place and delicious kudu stake

noisy room [number one] no mosquito net and some of them.....very good food
inspite of no mosquito nets very recommendable place / rooms upstairs are less noisy

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Mr. I - Combs
Arrived on: 4-Jan-2008 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Wouldn't stay anywhere else in Windhoek.

Excellent food, great rooms, good service, convenient location, wonderful hosts with charming staff.

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Mr. T & Ms. M - West Molesey
Arrived on: 28-Dec-2007 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Olive Grove review

Pleasant place to adjust to traffic and crowds.

The manager was able to let us keep our room until noon which meant we could do some last minute shopping in Windhoek.

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Mr. J - Rose
Arrived on: 13-Dec-2007 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Olive Grove review

FANTASTIC.., We will return to start and end another adventure. Rooms and staff great. Food the best.
Thank you

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Mr & Mrs J and Mr & Mrs L
Arrived on: 26-Oct-2007 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Olive Grove review

This was a bigger setup than we had realised and for some reason we weren't too taken with it. Nothing specific as the rooms were good so I can't really explain why we felt slightly unhappy here. Perhaps it was because it was the end of the holiday!

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Ms H and Family - Surrey
Arrived on: 7-Oct-2007 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Elegant and realxed start to our holiday

Lindy and Roger were lovely hosts, and we really liked the quiet elegance of the Olive Grove with the Morooccan feel to the rooms and decking. We did not have dinner there but thoroughly enjoyed a meal at Joe's, which was recommended by Lindy.

I also thought it really sensible that the soaps and lotions came in big bottles rather than many hotels which give little amounts in small plastic bottles which clutter up washbags and are not environmentally sound at all. Having a his and her basin was a lovely luxury and a jar of cookies with the tea and coffee a nice touch!

Thanks for a really enjoyable start to our adventure in Namibia.

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