Galton House

Reviews of Galton House

Good(89%) From 53 travellers
Excellent
26
Good
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Average
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Below are independent comments from 53 of our travellers who have visited Galton House, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr and Mrs S. from London
Arrived on: 26-May-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent

We've done this one already!

See previous comments

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Mr Y & Dr C - Essex
Arrived on: 5-May-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Excellent
Excellent
Food:
Good
Good
Facilities:
Good
Good

Friendly and comfortable Guesthouse

Very comfortable and convenient guesthouse with good secure parking. Friendly efficient service delivered two cold beers within minutes of our arrival.

Good food - we enjoyed the smell of the squash soup cooking during the afternoon and it tasted as good as it smelled.

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Mr and Mrs S. from London
Arrived on: 2-May-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Average
Average
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Excellent
Excellent
Facilities:
Average
Average

Lovely room, good service, good food

Location a bit far from the centre but close enough to the bush to get interesting birds and wildlife.

All other things being equal, somewhere within walking distance of the centre, museums etc would be preferable.

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Mr R & Ms L - a month in Namibia
Arrived on: 28-Jan-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Excellent
Excellent
Food:
Good
Good

Galton House review

This was our stop-off on our route out of Namibia - this time we knew our way in to Windhoek, we felt more familiar with our situation, our room was a little larger and besides sorting out our slightly oryx dented car (see previous comments) it all felt easier.

Our previous comments about possibly preferring to be in a downtown location hold good, though this is no reflection on Galton House or its staff.

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Mr A - Namibia trip with friends
Arrived on: 19-Jan-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Average
Average
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Good
Good

Galton House good alternative

We were accommodated here because the Elegant Guest House had got into a muddle with our booking. The guest house is very comfortable and clean but the rooms are fairly basic. The outside space is a great place to relax with a swimming pool and this is very much a plus. The breakfast was good.

It is on the edge of Windhoek, a bit far out and therefore a taxi is needed or you need to drive into Windhoek. It is convenient for travelling out to the north.

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Mr. B - Welwyn
Arrived on: 21-Dec-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Excellent
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Good
Facilities:
Good
Good

Excellent choice

This is a very well managed guest house which is obviously very popular with visitors. Situated in a residential area with private (gated) parking. Pool area.

Staff very helpful with restaurant suggestions and taxi service. We needed an early breakfast which they provided outside of their usual time. Free Wi-fi. Close to supermarket and petrol station. Highly recommended.

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Ms P - Clayton
Arrived on: 18-Dec-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Average
Average
Food:
Excellent
Excellent
Facilities:
Average
Average

Galton House comfortable stay in Windhoek

We had a little difficulty finding the Galton House, but this was our first night in Namibia.

The breakfast was excellent and the common rooms very pleasant. We had three rooms, and one of the rooms did not have hot water.

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Mr and Mrs E from Cornwall
Arrived on: 16-Nov-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent

Galton House review

As before [Ed: see below]

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Mrs & Mr W - Dorset
Arrived on: 7-Nov-2014 Stayed for: 2 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Good
Good

A Good Stopover

Light, airy, comfortable accommodation. Friendly staff.

Not very exciting surroundings.

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Ms R & Ms M - New York
Arrived on: 6-Nov-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Average
Average
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Good
Good
Facilities:
Good
Good

A pleasant stop over

This was the last stop on our trip. We had a tough time navigating from the north through Windhoek's rush hour and hilly streets to get here. But we were greeted by friendly staff who showed us to our room, offered us a glass of wine, and recommended a nice restaurant for dinner. They also booked the taxi for us.

The room was small but worked well for our last night in Namibia - WiFi, TV, etc. Breakfast was good - typical of all the breakfasts we had during out trip.

The only minor snafu occurred during checkout. It turns out they charged us for the wine, but needed exact change for it which we didn't have. So that took a little running around to resolve. The easiest solution would have been to waive the charge but that didn't seem like an option.

We preferred Elegant Guesthouse (where we stayed our first night) over Galton, though we did enjoy our brief stay here.

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