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Reviews of River Crossing

Wildlife sightings and reviews

122 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited River Crossing and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

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Mr M
Stockport

"River Crossing review"

1 night Arrived 3 Nov 2022
"Our room was down a slope, which had missing flag stones so luggage had to be carried over sand! Health and safety disaster for anyone with walking challenges especially in the dark.

Room itself was fine. Dinner actually was good a carribean version of gammon with cheese sauce.

Service poor. No breakfast as they were not starting until 7am. Take out breakfast average. Directions good!

Looks like a bypass is being built beneath the property so crossing may be interesting when that is built." See all these reviews: 7n in Namibia; 5n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Average
Food:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Mr & Mrs R
Syderstone

"River Crossing review"

1 night Arrived 21 Sep 2022
"The access road to the lodge has changed because there is a new airport road being built through their land. The entrance off the current B6 remains the same but thereafter the road winds around the construction area. There are no problems with this, it just looks a bit disconcerting.

The rooms here have beautiful views of the mountains or the city and are comfortable, if a bit tired and in need of some basic maintenance.

We ate a good, if basic, evening meal here; we were initially told that it was a set three course menu, but we chose not to eat three courses and were charged accordingly. Breakfast was fine. Service is good, and guests seem to be kept separately from those just coming for a meal.

River Crossing seems to be developing a lodge style, in that they are offering wildlife drives around their land and guided tours of Windhoek. It may well be that it is worthy of a longer stay, rather than being just an overnight stop near the airport. I think we would be interested in doing so." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia; 7n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Mr G.
Wantage

"River Crossing review"

1 night Arrived 11 Sep 2022
"Handy for the airport, and the views from the room and particularly the dining area are quite something, over the hills around Windhoek.

We were hoping to be able to go on a game drive on their land but apparently there weren't running, possibly due to it being hunting season (the explanation was unclear).

The water supply to our room ran out in the morning but was soon sorted it when we mentioned it.

Staff as friendly as they have been everywhere else (the slightly surly park staff at Okaukuejo being the only exception!)." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Richard & Caroline
GB

"River Crossing review"

1 night Arrived 6 Sep 2022
"Just used as a stop over before an onward flight. The lodge is being renovated and so is not in the best of shape, but this should improve. Cabins are basic, clean and functional with good views across the valley.

We had booked a nature drive, which upon arrival were informed had been cancelled due to the need for a game control exercise.

We were not pre-warned of this which was a disappointment as we could have extended a morning/afternoon stay at previous lodge and had an additional game drive there." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia; 6n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Average
Service:
Average
Activities:
Poor
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Average
Ms L.
Monmouth

"River Crossing review"

1 night Arrived 26 Aug 2022
"Ideal quick first stop.

Helpful staff, good food, a bit difficult to find in the dark !" See all these reviews: 10n in South Africa; 7n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Mr & Mrs H
Herne Bay

"River Crossing review"

1 night Arrived 9 Aug 2022
"River Crossing was a lovely place to spend our last night in Namibia with its excellent setting looking out at the mountains and over Windhoek.

The view of the light of Windhoek at night with the spectacular sunset was amazing." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Jonathan
Toulouse

"River Crossing review"

1 night Arrived 17 Jul 2022
"Check-in very friendly, rooms spacious and functional, view from deck bar superb, evening meal ok, breakfast good, location great for a first night stop after arriving." See all these reviews: 9n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Mr and Mrs O.
Indiana

"River Crossing review"

1 night Arrived 10 Jun 2022
"The staff was very welcoming!" See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Average
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Mr K-Prof V
Michigan

"River Crossing review"

1 night Arrived 3 Jan 2020
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Mr & Mrs SH
Seattle

"River Crossing review"

1 night Arrived 6 Dec 2019
"We stayed here overnight before our 2 week Namibia self drive tour.

We arrived late d/t plane delays and left early the next morning after breakfast and did not get to enjoy the area. At first we were a bit confused why we had an upscale lodge/room when moving on the next day. However, after spending the morning in Windhoek getting money exchanged, picking up food, we realized how great it was to be outside of the city, not deal with traffic, people, beggars, and having a quiet space after a day of travel." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia; 3n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
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