Galton House, Windhoek, Namibia
This lovely guesthouse is situated on a hillside in the upmarket neighbourhood of Eros. It has been decorated in a modern, stylish way, without being pretentious.
There are eight rooms, two of which are designed for families. All rooms have ensuite bathrooms as well as air-conditioning, a digital safe, satellite TV, hair-dryer, and international plug adaptors. The family rooms are vast, with twin beds and two additional beds - the ensuite bathroom in the family rooms is quite compact, which is worth being aware of. The main areas are open plan with plenty of sofas and areas to relax.
The facilities include an honesty bar, coffee station, swimming pool, WIFI internet, curio shop and secure off-street parking. For early check-ins or late check-outs, there is also a dayroom where you can freshen up. The food here is delicious, and lunches and dinners are available on request if you don't feel like venturing into the city.
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