Anandi mariental guesthouse

Anandi Guest House offers a value-for-money stopover complemented by friendly and efficient service. The facilities are ideal for individual travellers, families and the business community alike. Located in the Namibian southern central town of Mariental many guests stay here to visit Hardap Dam or on to the Kalahari Desert. The town is also a convenient place to refuel and restock for your onward journey.

Mariental stands on the edge of the Kalahari Desert. The area has long been a centre for the Nama people, who are of mainly Khoi-Khoi descent. Hardap Dam attracts it's fair share of birders and small boats enthusiasts. Town facilities include a garage/tyre repair, banks, ATM, supermarket and a number of restaurants.

Amenities at Anandi Guest House include a restaurant, swimming pool, Wi-Fi Internet facility, braai and a function room that can double up as a conference centre for up to 60 delegates. Breakfast, a light lunch and dinner are served and lunch packs can be ordered the previous evening.

There are 10 tastefully furnished rooms including a honeymoon suite and luxury rooms. En-suite bathrooms, single and double beds, air-conditioning, tea/coffee station, fridge and satellite TV are standard. The luxury rooms have a spa-bath which leads out onto a private patio. All rooms lead out onto the garden. Families are welcome.

There are 10 tastefully furnished rooms all leading out onto the garden. Families are welcome as extra beds can be arranged:

Budget Rooms: 2 Budget Rooms have an en-suite bathroom with a shower, air-conditioning, single or double beds, a tea/coffee station, fridge and satellite TV.

Standard Rooms: 2 Standard Rooms have an en-suite bathroom with a shower and a bath with similar facilities to the Budget Rooms.

Luxury Rooms: 6 Luxury Rooms have air-conditioning, shower and spa bath, which leads out to a private patio. The facilities are similar to the Budget Rooms.

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Traveller Reviews

These are honest reviews, both good and bad, from our travellers who visited this property.

Sweet, Jim

13 Dec 2011

Pleasant B&B with friendly management but some very loud noise from heavy lorries on the nearby main road.

Grassi, Gabriele

12 Sep 2015

The room was big and clean (both shower and tub in the bathroom), the fridge proved useful. Nice reception.

White, Jennie & John

15 Oct 2013

Friendly, basic stopover, prob mainly for travelling workers, nothing to do but suited our need on long journey

Alves,thelma

22 Feb 2014

We loved it! This guesthouse is simpler than other but the room was big, very comfortable and clean as was the bathroom. The staff was extremely friendly. We totally recommend it!

Verstraete, Kris

25 Jul 2012

We think this was the best hotel in whole our trip...wonderful room with bubble bath, nice garden where our little boy played football! Little private patio at the room, internet,...You had everyhting what you could ask!

Dana, Pelisa

1 Jul 2013

The reception I received from the Manager was very warm and friendly, made me feel at home. This helped me a lot psychologically as it was my first over-night stop as it gave me a peek to the kind of reception I could expect from my other over-night stops.

Beeckman, Roger

19 Oct 2016

VERY, VERY, VERY GOOD Guesthouse!!! Especially the woman at the desk (Mrs. ELSA VAN ZYL), I think she is the manager: she is SUPER FRIENDLY !!! Very good spacious room, good working airco, nice swimming pool, super breakfast... We would definitely go back here!

Directions

Situated in  Mariental  across the road from the Engen 1-Stop / Wimpy Take-Away. In Riverstreet next to B1 Main road: 

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