Reviews of GocheGanas
Wildlife sightings and reviews
39 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited GocheGanas and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa
Took early morning game drive, great introduction to wildlife." See all these reviews: 21n in Namibia
I would probably opt for a hotel in Windhoek itself as a last night stopover." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Rooms were a little dated, but food was wonderful and setting is stunning." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
"Gocheganas is truly lovely"
We had a very short stay - from about 3pm to about 10am. The accommodation was great, the location was great, the spa was lovely as was the pool. Food fine.
All good and would go back for longer." See all these reviews: 5n in Namibia
"Relaxing end to holiday at Gocheganas"
The room was a little tired but we had wildlife come to our door (water buck, giraffe, warthogs) and lots of birds too.
The spa facilities were good and reasonably priced." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia
"Great First Stop"
It provided a really exciting first stop for our kids, which a boutique hotel in Windhoek may not have, and a taste of what was to come.
Our guide for the drive, Rocky, was excellent but the service could have been a little better, especially in the restaurant." See all these reviews: 7n in Namibia; 3n in Botswana
"a fleeting stop"
Rooms etc were all first class, pity we didnt have more time to enjoy it." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia; 5n in Zimbabwe; 2n in Botswana
"Gochegansa Lodge & Spa"
Gocheganas is beautifully located on a hilltop with panoramic views. You park your car partway and are taken to the lodge by their own vehicle. I would imagine that if you lived locally to Windhoek this is a very nice option for a weekend away.
Rooms and bathrooms are very spacious with the usual amenities, plus a television and a fridge. Wi-fi in our room was sporadic but useable in the communal areas. The outside room deck area was large and we were able to sit and watch giraffe wandering by in the distance. We did not take any game drives as this was at the end of our Namibia trip and we were happy to simply relax.
There was a great bar area with stunning views and the dining room was also nicely appointed. The food and wine selection was good, however the service was sporadic and rather indifferent.
Spa was good and the indoor warm pool especially tempting given that the outdoor one was too cold, but on a warmer day would be lovely to rest around with great views. Spa treatments are also given in individual treatment rooms and we enjoyed massages which were inexpensive compared to Europe and good quality.
This was a nice option for us, but on reflection we personally were glad to stay only one night and move closer to the City for our last evening." See all these reviews: 22n in Namibia
"A luxurious stay so close to the airport."
The food was good but the service was the worst we had experienced in the entire trip with waiting staff having a very different, aloof attitude to guests that we had not encountered before. This was the only negative point.
The massage therapy was inexpensive (compared with UK prices) and of a very high and professional standard.
This must be a wonderful place to spend a long weekend if you live locally or in S Africa itself." See all these reviews: 18n in Namibia
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