Keetmanshoop - Southern Namibia
Bird's Mansion Hotel is nestled right in the centre of the southern Namibian town of Keetmanshoop. It offers a relaxing and safe atmosphere for overnight tourists, families and the business community heading to Luderitz or further south.
The hotel is also ideal to prepare for your adventure into Fish River Canyon, which is only 2hrs drive away. Many visitors also stopover here to visit some of the region's main attractions, many located on the Farm Spitskop Ost.
Bird's Mansion Hotel has a fully licensed 'a-la-carte' restaurant, Lapa, internet cafe, curio shop, tea/ beer garden, braai area, heated swimming pool and 2 conference rooms/facilities. A laundry and valet service is provided on request and valuables can be secured in the safe at reception.
The hotel has 23 en-suite air-conditioned rooms. They are beautifully appointed and decorated, with a tea/coffee station, telephone and TV (DSTV-5 channels). 6 of the rooms are equipped with fridges.
Bird's Mansion Hotel pride themselves on their high standards of personal service. It offers a personal and homely atmosphere, and is the place in Keetmanshoop where guests can enjoy traditional hospitality at its best.
Highlights of the area, include self-drive visits to the Naute Dam, the farm Spitskop Ost, with its mesoaurus fossils, the Giant's Playground, and the Kokerboom (Quiver-Tree) Forest, where visitors can view a rare cluster of the unique Aloe dichotoma.
The hotel has ample secure parking, and transport to and from the station or airport can be organized from reception. There is an information centre in the town.
Although Bird Mansion don't run any activities themselves, most self-drive tourists visit some of the regional highlights such as:
- Naute Dam
- This is the 3rd largest dam in Namibia after Hardap Dam. The dam's source is the L÷wen River, a tributary of the Fish River. The Naute Aqua Fish Farms Project, a government-owned fish farm is based at the dam, as is Naute Fruit Farm, which exports dates to Europe.
- Farm Spitskop Ost
- Mesosaurus fossils, the Giant's Playground, and the Kokerboom (Quiver-Tree) Forest are the main attractions.
80km west of Keetmanshoop, named after the large lime ovens found on the farms. Boasts the largest collection of lithops in Namibia
A popular establishment in the southern Namibian town of Keetmanshoop
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