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Namib Guesthouse

Our rating

6/10

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Highlights

- Modest, contemporary guesthouse
- 14 spacious, en-suite rooms
- Hearty breakfasts and honesty bar
- Quiet location near amenities and seafront

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Overview

Namib Guesthouse is a modest, privately-owned contemporary B&B in the attractive seaside town of Swakopmund on the Atlantic coast of western Namibia. This smart, modern guesthouse offers friendly hosting along with 14 spacious bedrooms, a dining room and honesty bar, and a pleasant courtyard garden. The property enjoys a peaceful, yet central, location just a ten-minute walk away from shops and restaurants, and is well placed for excursions to the Namib Desert and the renowned Skeleton Coast. It offers a good value, comfortable stay for travellers seeking to explore the town and surrounding areas.

Communal spaces include a reception area leading to a modern dining room complete with honesty bar, where hearty English and continental breakfasts are served each morning. Outside, there’s a sunny courtyard garden with comfy seating. Secure parking is available onsite, and there’s a laundry service too.

The guesthouse is situated on a quiet road in the centre of the old town, a short walk from shops and eateries, and a 10 minute stroll away from the town jetty and beach. Visitor attractions including craft markets, Swakopmund Museum, and the National Aquarium, are also within easy walking distance. A range of available activities includes fishing, kayaking, horse riding, sandboarding, quad biking, and camel riding.

The accommodation comprises 14 spacious, airy bedrooms with contemporary décor and furnishings. All rooms have a double or twin beds, and ensuite bathrooms featuring WC, basin, shower, and some come with a bathtub as well. Each room has satellite TV, hot drink facilities, and a safe, and complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.

Children of all ages are warmly welcome. Guests age six and under stay free of charge, with discounts offered to children up to 12 years of age. There’s a two-room family suite with a king size bed and two singles, plus an optional sofa bed in the lounge area. The ensuite bathroom is equipped with WC, basin, and shower.

What customers are saying after travelling with Tourdust

Average Rating

based on 500 reviews

(5.00/5)

  • It was FANTASTIC! Beautifully organised, everything worked like clockwork. We agreed that we had the best support team ever (and we have experience) - all delightful, very professional and nothing was too much bother.

    It clearly couldn't have been a better route, such a wonderful mix of landscapes. And plenty of acclimatisation time. Nonetheless, I was glad of my summit oxygen.

    Kit excellent. Double good mattresses made for most comfortable trek camping ever. Tents v good. Mess tent pretty windproof, which was vital for enjoyment. Best camp loo ever!

    My favourite day was Shira Cathedral. Amazing.

    MissingWilliam M reviewing Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route on 15 April 2020

  • Hi Lisa,

    The safari trip was excellent! The stay, the food and the people were all very nice. We were happy to have Ryan and Stanley as our game drive guides they brought us up close to the animals and Ryan gave very good information throughout.

    Would definitely recommend to friends who are interested in safaris :)

    Also, thanks much for your help, particularly keeping the room for my Brother and his wife they’ve enjoyed the safari very much too!

    Best regards,
    Woan Chyi

    MissingWoan Chyi L reviewing Cape Town & Kruger Safari on 16 October 2019

  • We had a fantastic time and all the arrangements worked perfectly.
    We were very impressed with the quality and service levels of all 4 locations visited and it was truly a holiday of a lifetime.
    Thank you to you and to Lisa for giving us this experience.
    Particular highlights for us – really the whole experience, but of particular impact:
    Breathtaking scenery at Cathedral Peak Hotel
    Rhino Ridge game drives incredible, thanks to guide (we had their head guide, Hala, who’s knowledge, enthusiasm, kindness, interaction, ability to spot wildlife was out of this world)
    Luxury of Rhino Ridge (shower, food, views, service)
    Immersion in nature, torch lit meal on last night and beach trip at Kosi Forest Lodge
    Level of service, quality of food throughout

    MissingCatherine F reviewing South Africa Safari, Beach and Wetlands on 04 September 2019

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