Reviews of Nest Hotel
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57 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Nest Hotel and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa
"The place to stay in Luderitz"
Situated at the very tip of a peninsula over the water of the bay, it has fantastic views on the ocean and the city from almost every room. The pool area looked very inviting, but we didn't check it out, it was too cold during our stay. The restaurant has an outdoor patio which is perfect during the day for lunch or a drink, and dinner was delicious; lots of options and very attentive service. They did lose our reservation the first night, but accommodated us anyway.
Reservations are definitely recommended, as they seem to be sticklers about having a reservation for dinner. Nest's location also makes it an easy starting point for exploring Luderitz on foot, or starting a drive of the area. The concierge was happy to spend the time to explain all our tour options to us, and make suggestions for things to see." See all these reviews: 8n in Namibia
"A good base for Luderitz"
We were in Luderitz during high winds and sand storms, so we were bunkered down to some extent here. We would have liked to dine at other places in town but the weather prevented us on Saturday and The Nest seems to be the only restaurant open on Sunday.
Generally the hotel was of a good international standard." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia
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"Buffet on Saturday night"
Sunday night was a la carte and much improved." See all these reviews: 19n in Namibia
The restaurant is expensive by Namibian standards and the service is incredibly slow. The food was quite nice though. Breakfast buffet was good. Wifi was free and reasonable.
I would recommend having dinner in the Bay View Hotel instead, although they don't take walk ins so you need to reserve a table in advance (the service here was also very slow but the food was better and the prices were much lower)" See all these reviews: 8n in Namibia; 7n in South Africa
"A pleasant hotel in an attractive location"
Although this was quite different from the much smaller places we used for the rest of our trip - the restaurant one night had a busload of guests which was almost a culture shock for us - the staff were friendly and helpful upholding the high standards we had already come to expect in Namibia.
We gave the room a rating of "good" as it was genuinely good, but not excellent if compared with some of the other safari lodge accommodation we had experienced." See all these reviews: 25n in Namibia; 3n in Botswana
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No malt whisky in the bar !" See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
We specifically asked in advance for a room on the top floor with full sea view and balcony and I'm sure that added to our enjoyment. Waking up to the sound of the waves was very pleasant after days in the desert and the view splendid. Breakfast was very good and dinner at the a la carte Penguin restaurant was probably as good as anything in town.
The manager was notable in being visible at each mealtime and taking the trouble to speak to everyone - always a good sign. Free wi-fi. Overall I would have no hesitation in recommending." See all these reviews: 22n in Namibia
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