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Reviews of River Crossing

Wildlife sightings and reviews

126 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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Dr and Mrs A
Surrey

"River Crossing review"

1 night Arrived 29 Jun 2019
"This was perfect stop after arriving - close to the airport but with lovely views.

The rooms were very comfortable and service was good." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Average
Family K
Florida

"River Crossing review"

1 night Arrived 10 Jun 2019
"This was the only place we didn't love. The shower didn't work properly and they tried to fix it but didn't succeed. Then my dinner was terrible--it was ridiculously salty (and I like salty food). I told the lady and she took it away and took off the bill. What we didn't love is that the way the menu read, it had no prices and looked like a pre-fix meal. They asked what we wanted for desert and we assumed by the way they presented, asked... it was part of the meal and so we each chose--not really needing or wanting and then came to find out that it was not part of meal. There were a few other minor things so absolutely not a big deal but was not our favorite and would not be dying to go back." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Poor
Facilities:
Average
Four poms
Somerset

"River Crossing review"

1 night Arrived 21 Feb 2019
"Reasonable place to stop over before flying out. Great views from a high point above Windhoek. Nice rooms. Public places a bit 'public'.

Spoilt after the seclusion of previous locations. Preferred Olive Grove." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia; 2n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Good
Mr A
Oxfordshire

"River Crossing review"

1 night Arrived 9 Feb 2019
"This was only an overnight stop after travelling from the UK.

Staff are the highlight and couldn't have been more helpful. Rooms are a bit tired but perfectly OK.

Food was excellent especially the breakfast omelette." See all these reviews: 11n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs D
E Sussex

"Convenient first stop close to the airport"

1 night Arrived 16 Jan 2019
"We were glad to have only a short drive to the Lodge after the overnight flight from UK.

The room had a slightly "tired" feel to it and the air conditioning unit somewhat inadequate for the very high temperature prevailing.
But the Lodge is ideal for an overnight stop to or from the airport." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Average
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Average
Mr & Mrs R
Syderstone

"River Crossing review"

1 night Arrived 21 Sep 2018
"We have previously only stayed in Windhoek itself, but will probably stay here in future. It is easy to find from the airport road and s in a lovely location in the mountains. the views were as good as any elsewhere on our holiday in Namibia.

Our room was dated, but clean and tidy, with all facilities working. This was the only place that we stayed at with a television!

The staff were helpful in allowing us to book in online and print tickets for our flight home.

We chose to eat in the restaurant here, although it would have been easy enough to go into Windhoek. The food was fine." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia; 4n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Good
Mr A
Somerset

"River Crossing review"

1 night Arrived 13 Sep 2018
"GOOD HOTEL WELL POSITIONED" See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
A and A
Cossington

"Good first stop"

1 night Arrived 30 Aug 2018
"Convenient first stop after a long trip." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Average
Samantha
London

"Did the job"

1 night Arrived 20 Aug 2018
"Was fine for one night on way back to airport. Rooms very tired, food not great. Some staff good, some clueless.

We booked horse riding but they didn't turn up and we wasted an hour finding them and got no apology for them not turning up." See all these reviews: 18n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Activities:
Terrible
Rooms:
Poor
Food:
Poor
Facilities:
Poor
Mr & Mrs S
St Albans

"Good over night stop"

1 night Arrived 15 Aug 2018
"Perfect place to rest up

Good dinner options in restaurant so no need to drive out" See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
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