Central Lodge

Reviews of Central Lodge

Good(71%) From 49 travellers
Excellent
5
Good
20
Average
22
Poor
2
Terrible
0
Below are independent comments from 49 of our travellers who have visited Central Lodge, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr & Mrs C from Manchester
Arrived on: 30-May-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Poor
Poor
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Average
Average
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Good
Good
Facilities:
Poor
Poor

Central Lodge

The room was clean, the staff were helpful however there was no hot water in our room either in the evening or the following morning. On complaining to the management we were advised that it was a problem with the town mains and that she could not wash either, which as you can imagine was a great comfort to us after our drive from Windhoek. There was no offer to provide hot water from the kitchen.

That said the beer was cold the soup and pizza were great.

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Mr &Mrs P. from Staffordshire.
Arrived on: 9-May-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Average
Average
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Good
Good

Central Lodge review

Central Lodge provided a welcome stop over.

The hotel rooms are a little `tired` but the overall impression of the place with its court yard, restaurant ,and staff was very good.

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J & R
Arrived on: 8-Apr-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Average
Average
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Poor
Poor
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Poor
Poor

Keetmanshoop

Basic room, no toiletries! ok supper.

lovely staff

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The Ys from London
Arrived on: 8-Feb-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Average
Average
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Average
Average
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Average
Average

OK

Description of our room as "luxury" was presumably because there was a jacuzzi in the "suite" (which we didn't use). The hotel is centrally situated in Keetmanshoop, which doesn't have much to recommend it as a town.

There was a bit of a frantic air in the hotel, with presumed members of the management marching up and down through the restaurant area and barking a few instructions to staff. We wished we had eaten more calmly and comfortably in the garden, which is a very pleasant area.

We visited the Quiver Tree Forest on our way to the town - well worth the short diversion.

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Mr N & Mrs J - Namibia in February
Arrived on: 2-Feb-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Average
Average
Location:
Average
Average
Rooms:
Average
Average
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Average
Average
Facilities:
Poor
Poor

Central Lodge review

rooms very public - big sitting area outside each of the rooms.

Pool cloudy/unattractive.

Helpful people.

Keetmanskop not of much interest and dead after 7.00 p.m.

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Mr F & Ms E - USA
Arrived on: 4-Jul-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Average
Average
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Average
Average
Food:
Average
Average
Facilities:
Good
Good

Good place to stop over on the way south

Definitely the simplest accommodation of our trip in all regards, but perfectly adequate for what it is, as Keetmanshoop seems to be a stopover town.

The highlight is definitely the sunny central courtyard. Rooms are very basic, but clean and tidy. Easy drive to the Quivertree forest.

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Mr & Mrs F from Glastonbury
Arrived on: 7-Jun-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Excellent
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Good

Good stopover point

Location very good in centre of the town. Quiet and secure although very busy.

Food and restaurant excellent. Rooms a bit cramped but well equipped. Service and staff generally good although we had a bit of delay getting our bill on departure but management quickly stepped in.

We would recommend this as a stop over or for a longer stay.

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Mr & Mrs H from Cardiff
Arrived on: 3-Sep-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Average
Average
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Average
Average
Service:
Average
Average
Food:
Average
Average
Facilities:
Average
Average

Central Lodge review

This lodge requires a make over but we suspect offers the best option for a one night stop over.

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Taylor family holiday - a month in Namibia
Arrived on: 18-Jun-2014 Stayed for: 3 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Excellent

Central Lodge review

Delightful, cozy, guesthouse in Swakopmund.

We were fortunate enought to be allocated the garden rooms and they were lovely. So very clean and tidy with every comfort. Clean, crisp bed linen and nice toiletries to revive us after the long trip down the Skeleton coast. The staff were very pleasant and helped us arrange our activities and also resolve a problem with our hire car. They made the phone calls at no extra cost and offered sound advice. Very helpful.

The breakfast was lovely, freshly cooked to order and a nice selection...... and a jar or two of home cooked biscuits for munching on throughout the day! Central by name and Central by nature it was nice to leave the car parked securely and be able to wander the short distance to town. Central guest house also had the most reliable wi-fi we encountered in Namibia!

I can't think of anything they could improve upon. We had a lovely stay in Swakopmund and I would highly recommend the Central Guest House.

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Mr D & Ms E - Hertfordshire
Arrived on: 14-May-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Average
Average
Location:
Average
Average
Rooms:
Average
Average
Service:
Average
Average
Food:
Poor
Poor
Facilities:
Average
Average

Ok for one night

Food was not very good but a reasonable stay for one night.

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