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Ai Aiba - The Rockpainting Lodge

Star Rating
3 out of 5



4.8 / 5Exceptional
12 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Living Museum of the San
    1 min drive

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    About this area


    Ai Aiba - The Rockpainting Lodge is located in Omaruru. Local points of interest include Living Museum of the San.

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Living Museum of the San - 1 min drive

    About this property

    Ai Aiba - The Rockpainting Lodge

    3-star lodge with free breakfast and restaurant
    A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge are available at this lodge. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, concierge services, and laundry facilities. All 20 rooms offer premium bedding, electric kettles, and free bottled water. Other amenities available to guests include safes, showers, and free toiletries.
    Ai Aiba - The Rockpainting Lodge offers 20 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Beds feature premium bedding. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.
    The lodge offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.
    This Omaruru lodge also offers an outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Onsite self parking is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in January 2014.
    Ai Aiba - The Rockpainting Lodge has designated areas for smoking.
    Recreational amenities at the lodge include an outdoor pool.



    Check-in between 2 PM - 8 PM
    Late check-in subject to availability
    Express check-in

    Special check-in instructions

    The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
    If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


    Check-out before 10 AM

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.
    • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
    • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


    • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

    Property payment types


    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    We should mention

    Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

    Property is also known as

    • Ai Aiba Lodge Omaruru
    • Ai Aiba Omaruru
    • Ai Aiba
    • Ai Aiba Rockpainting Lodge Omaruru
    • Ai Aiba Rockpainting Omaruru
    • Ai Aiba Rockpainting
    • Ai Aiba The Rockpainting
    • Ai Aiba - The Rockpainting Lodge Lodge
    • Ai Aiba - The Rockpainting Lodge Omaruru
    • Ai Aiba - The Rockpainting Lodge Lodge Omaruru

    Property amenities


    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and transportation

    • Free self parking

    Food and drink

    • Free continental breakfast available daily
    • 1 restaurant
    • 1 bar
    • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

    Things to do

    • Outdoor pool

    Family friendly

    • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
    • Laundry facilities
    • Outdoor pool


    • Gift shop/newsstand

    Guest services

    • Concierge services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Front desk (limited hours)
    • Laundry facilities
    • Luggage storage
    • Tour/ticket assistance
    • Turndown service

    Languages spoken

    • English
    • German


    • Garden
    • Terrace


    • Designated smoking areas

    Room amenities


    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
    • Hypo-allergenic bedding
    • Linens
    • Premium bedding


    • Bathroom (partially open)
    • Free toiletries
    • Shower
    • Towels

    Food and drink

    • Electric kettle
    • Free bottled water


    • Safe
    • Turndown service

    Frequently asked questions



    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    We chose Ai Aiba to spend our 10th Anniversary during a two week trip to Namibia and we were not dissappointed. The food was excellent and location is just pure magic. We hiked over the rocks at the back of the lodge and saw San paintings.

    Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    High quality in a remote setting

    This lodge is in a great location and although the bush trips won't quicken your pulse, the knowledgeable guides make them a good experience.

    Pros: Location and staff. From the manager Louis to the gate man, everyone was so friendly and helpful

    Cons: Nothing at the lodge but the 'operators ' of the San Living Museum need to take a look at whether more could be done to improve the visitor experience

    Location: Great remote location but accessible. Fairly limited 'excursions' but the hotel guides are good and the bushman paintings make a visit worthwhile.

    Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2018


    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

    Nice hotel facilities 2hrs from Swakopmund

    Access by 2 wheel drive on gravel road. Not much wildlife, rock painting nice but not spectacular, staff and facilities good. Dinner was 3 course fixed menue. very peacful spot.

    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2017

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Chill out in the mountains

    Brilliant place just to stop and chill. We had been travelling for a while, visiting and driving ot was good just to have a pulse of days downtime in a very beautiful part of the country. Staff were really accommodating and very adaptable to what we wanted to do. Good was good but the evening meal was a little like European prices. Not a place that you would drop in to, you have to book and give yourself plenty of time drying through the conservation area

    Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2017

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort


    Ce lodge très fréquenté par les couples vaut surtout pour les environs et la piscine agréable (mais froide). Un repas correct. Pas d'eau chaude, mais le patron s'en excusé le lendemain (panne mécanique). On a eu du mal à trouver notre lodge car l'explication fut furtive et sommaire. Un accueil pas top mais cela arrive. Un coucher de soleil depuis une colline proche. Des singes qui passent au petit matin, mais pas grand chose d'autres. Mitigé en regard de nos attentes.

    Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

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