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Swakopmund Guesthouse
Ranked #12 of 50 Swakopmund B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Level 4 Contributor
47 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Good location”
Reviewed 15 July 2012

The guesthouse has a good location from which to explore Swakopmund by foot. That was a nice change from all the driving around Namibia. They also recommended very good restaurants to spend our evening. The guesthouse rooms are well equiped and nicely decorated. A rather cosy atmosphere. Breakfast was well taken care off and plenty of choice. All in all: a good place to stay one or two nights to enjoy the surroundings. We also saw business people stay over there, so both a holiday and business spot.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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batam Indonesia
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2012

We had just come from staying at all the wonderful Safari lodges so it might have influenced my opinion on this place, but for my taste this guest house was like a concrete cell. Everything was concrete, painted white and sparse.
The staff was also a little chilly.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
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Winnipeg
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2012

Lovely, clean and very comfortable. Hospitality warm and generous. Breakfast is sumptuous and the breakfast room is a jewel -- an always beautiful start to the day. Location is perfect, quiet, and withing walking distance of good restaurants, shopping and banking. Hosts very helpful with information and advice, and Sylvia especially kind when one of us got sick. Great choice for a very pleasant stay in Swakopmund. Highly recommend.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Oslo, Norway
Level 6 Contributor
115 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2012

This one is a nice,clean,comfy guest house. I liked their all white interior. Their location is great. Every possible place you can go is just within walking distance.
They serve good breakfast. Hosts were also very nice and friendly.

I loved their flowers.

Room Tip: Rooms are nice,but not as big as it looks in the photos.
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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with friends
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Munich, Germany
Level 5 Contributor
96 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2012

We loved this little guesthouse - everything is white and decorated Long Island Style. There are rocking chairs all over the veranda, and it felt great to be in such a clean chique place after the desert! The guesthouse is right in town, you can walk all over. Service is very friendly, and breakfast nice. A great place to stay! There is only one thing to consider: there is only one chair in the room and no lounge area - so after dark there is ni real place to sit, if it's cold out. Didn't bother us, but if yiubwant to soend time in the room, it's nit ideal.

Room Tip: Rooms 13-16 are in an extra building, situated ariund a very nice courtyard, they are more private t...
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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2012

The establishment is clean and comfortable with a good breakfast and in a reasonable location, but the rooms are really basic and we didnt get our room cleaned properly. When compared to all our other properties we thought it was out of alignment in terms of price.
To be fair I would give it 3.5 out of 5 not 3

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Basalt, Colorado
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2012

We loved our stay at the Swakopmund Guesthouse. It has a casual elegance about it. It is extremely comfortable, great staff, wonderful breakfast and very helpful hosts. It's also a great location. Would stay again. Loved it. We did the Seal Kayaking with Jan at Eco Marine Kayak Tours and it was amazing. Highly recommend it.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Swakopmund Guesthouse
Address: 35 Hendrik Witbooi, Swakopmund, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Erongo Region > Swakopmund
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Ranked #12 of 50 B&Bs / Inns in Swakopmund
Hotel Class:4 star — Swakopmund Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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