Olive Grove

Reviews of Olive Grove

Good(89%) From 188 travellers
Excellent
96
Good
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Average
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Poor
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Below are independent comments from 188 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.
Dr R & Mrs. C - France
Arrived on: 4-Nov-2012 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Lovely Guest House

We loved this place.

We arrived very early in the morning, due to the time of our flight. They were very welcoming, immediately served us an excellent breakfast and the room was very quickly made ready for us. It was beautiful, with an amazing shower.

The evening meal was good too.

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Mr W & Mrs R - Shropshire
Arrived on: 20-Oct-2012 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Olive Grove

Lovely place to stay for a night on the way through Windhoek.

Nadia seemed to be on duty 24 hours a day and was most helpful and charming, serving us a delicious breakfast at the ridiculously early hour we needed.

We ate at their sister restaurant next door which was excellent, if a little grand. The food was first class but the portions were enormous - warning to fellow travellers, skip some of the courses or die !

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Dr D & Dr B - Suffolk
Arrived on: 12-Oct-2012 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Excellent
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Excellent
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Good, convenient guest house

Our second stay at this guest house was as good as the first one. We will stay here again.

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Mr & Mrs M - Suffolk
Arrived on: 7-Oct-2012 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Excellent welcome at the OliveGrove

The jacarandas were in full bloom as we arrived at The Olive Grove after the short drive from the airport. Our large fully equipped room was very comfortable though the colour scheme, olive, took a little getting used you.

We were made very welcome here with nothing too much trouble. We decided to eat in and sitting in the courtyard in the warmth of the evening after the cold of the English autumn was a delight. The menu was not large but had sufficient choice. I opted for the kudu steak which though tasty was not the tenderest piece of meat I had eaten, kudu can be a bit like that, but full of flavour.

Breakfast as in nearly all the places we stayed in really set us up for the day with loads of fresh fruit, breads, rolls, cold meats, cheeses as well as a variety of cooked items.

We returned to The Olive Grove at the end of our Namibian tour and this time we were given a room with a bath, the first we had had for three weeks so we both had a very welcome soak!!!!!

A ten minute walk took us into the centre of Windhoek where we were able to do some last minute shopping for gifts though it is not a very touristy town and one can do far better in the craft markets in Okahandja if you don't mind the hassling.
We can certainly recommend The Olive Grove as an ideal location to start and finish a Namibian holiday.

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Dr's Spear - Washington DC
Arrived on: 2-Oct-2012 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Olive Grove review

The location is farther from town than anticipated (and using a pre-arranged car isn't cheap), but Olive Grove's peaceful garden setting is a solid trade off.

Our room was very spacious and, like the public spaces, handsomely appointed.

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The Leemings - Kent
Arrived on: 24-Sep-2012 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Olive Grove review

Overall we would say that the rooms were getting a little tired. We did stay there 10 yrs ago & their furnishings seemed little changed in style at least.

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Dr D & Dr B - Suffolk
Arrived on: 21-Sep-2012 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Excellent
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Location:
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Olive Grove is a good convenient guest house

A very good, easy to find guest house. Ideal for the first and last night of trips. Warm welcome, good food, comfortable rooms.

Rooms could benefit from upgrading safes to electronic digital locks.

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Mr D - New York
Arrived on: 16-Aug-2012 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good

Olive Grove review

as above

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Mrs F and family - London
Arrived on: 14-Aug-2012 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Location:
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Lovely welcome at Olive Grove

We liked Olive Grove very much. The staff were extremely helpful and courteous, the rooms were good, clean and spacious (we had Rooms 10 and 11).

The shower was excellent, and much appreciated after a long journey. It was a cold night, and hot water bottles were a welcome touch.

We ate dinner and breakfast there, and thought the food was of a very high standard and great value. We stayed again at the end of our holiday, in more expensive rooms (5 and 6) which were huge but not worth the extra as the other rooms are great.

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Mr D - New York
Arrived on: 10-Aug-2012 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good

Olive Grove review

As above

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