River Crossing

Reviews of River Crossing

Good(82%) From 23 travellers
Excellent
8
Good
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Average
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Poor
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Terrible
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Below are independent comments from 23 of our travellers who have visited River Crossing, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr & Ms S from Abingdon
Arrived on: 10-Sep-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Good
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Average
Average
Food:
Average
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Facilities:
Average
Average

Lovely views!

A good place to stop and repack at the end of a wonderful safari.

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Mr & Mrs P from Surrey
Arrived on: 6-Sep-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
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Location:
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Rooms:
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Food:
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River Crossing review

We liked this hotel. Good location from the airport and nice food offering.

Not sure that it would warrant more than an overnight stay, but was good for a first or last night option.

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Mr & Mrs R - Surrey
Arrived on: 4-Sep-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
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Service:
Excellent
Excellent
Food:
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Facilities:
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River Crossing was a great place to start

The view of grazing oryx from our veranda was stunning and we enjoyed the view of the sunset from the deck before dinner.

The welcome was warm and River Crossing made an ideal and comfortable place to get over the flight from London and prepare for our adventure in Namibia. The food was ok and we enjoyed our short overnight stay.

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Mr C. B and family - from St Albans
Arrived on: 23-Aug-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Average
Average
Service:
Average
Average
Food:
Good
Good

Lovely location River Crossing

Great location, 15mins from town, and 20 from airport. Beautiful views.
We like River Crossing but it had a feel of needing a bit more management. Various things didn't work in the room, and nobody could manage the lock on our door even though they all knew it was dodgy.
The pool wasn't cleaned even though it is central to bar and patio and so everybody sits round it .
Confusion about whether we were on full board. They thought we were but because our voucher said B & B we had already booked to go out.
The dining room was nice, breakfast good. The second dining room which contains the reception sofa needs more thought. Very cold and dismal. A couple had to dine in there on their own and they were really miserable.

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Mr and Mrs H from Sussex
Arrived on: 1-Aug-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Good
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Service:
Good
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Food:
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Pleasant enough for first night in Namibia

Welcome was good we were offered a juice drink straighaway. Very refreshing after the long journey from England!

Food of good standard and room spacious and comfortable. Did hear that this was part of a group and other Lodges in the group had been sold off. Would imagine River Crossing could be on the market as well.

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W family - birthday in Namibia
Arrived on: 9-Jul-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Average
Average
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Average
Average
Service:
Average
Average
Food:
Average
Average

Fine for last night stay

Convenient for the city and a lovely quiet location, but the place needs to be more professional in its service and general offering.

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Family G from Toronto
Arrived on: 6-Jul-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
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Location:
Good
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Rooms:
Good
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Service:
Good
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Food:
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Facilities:
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River Crossing review

Good spot for a stop-over on way in or out of Windhoek. Convenient to airport and we were happy to be there rather than in Windhoek. Neat to be out in the bush but near civilization.

The one surprising thing is that the website and marketing material suggest that there are activities and self-guided walks, but the attendant at the front desk gave a simple "No" when we asked if there were any activities that we could do.

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Ms O and friends from London
Arrived on: 5-Jan-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
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Service:
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Food:
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Facilities:
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River Crossing review

Beautiful views. Lovely location for the hotel and especially - due to it's proximity to the ariport it was perfect for us to catch the 6:30am flight.

Would recommend that as the best accommodation for the last night in Windhoek.

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Ms V from London
Arrived on: 30-Dec-2013 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Excellent
Service:
Average
Average
Food:
Average
Average
Activities:
Excellent
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Facilities:
Excellent
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River Crossing Spectacular

I loved this place. Wonderful, spectacular location. Super rooms, fabulous pool. stunning.

Only slight thing was the service was a little slow and the food whilst good was not excellent

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Dr M & Mrs S - Namibia in November
Arrived on: 3-Dec-2013 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
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Service:
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Food:
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River Crossing

Perfect for our final stop although I imagine some people might want to be actually in Windhoek to do some shopping at the last minute.

(We were lucky and were able to stop at Okahanja, but shopping wasn't on our list of priorities)

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