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Cornerstone Guesthouse
Cornerstone Guesthouse
Cornerstone Guesthouse
Cornerstone Guesthouse
Cornerstone Guesthouse
Cornerstone Guesthouse
Cornerstone Guesthouse
Cornerstone Guesthouse
Cornerstone Guesthouse

Cornerstone Guesthouse


22°40’55.9"S 14°31’38.4"E

Reviews of Cornerstone Guesthouse

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279 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Cornerstone Guesthouse and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

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Mr & Mrs B
Berkeley

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

2 nights Arrived 22 Jun 2024
"Very comfortable stay here and conveniently located.

Owner Hoby very kind, well informed. Generous delicious breakfast. Would recommend, and go back.

Our room was a former storage room and was without much ventilation, making it chilly and damp -- fortunately they provided a heater, which kept us comfortable." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs B
Wiltshire

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

2 nights Arrived 22 May 2024
"Well located for exploring the attractive town of Swakopmund on foot. There was lovely central garden area with a well visited bird table and some attractive planting.

Our room was not especially large but was very well appointed with a nice terrace. The owner was very helpful and contacted Turnstone Tours to confirm our booking for the coastal and Sandwich Harbour tour the next day. This tour was brilliant with a superb and incredibly knowledgeable guide.

Breakfast was good and served in a smarty decorated room.

It was an easy walk to the restaurants we used for dinner - The Jetty and The Tug - both excellent." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mrs C
N Ireland

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

2 nights Arrived 19 May 2024
"We were welcomed by the owner, who at very short notice was able to arrange an activity for one of our party. At least one of the owners was available at all times and they went out of their way to help, when we left an iPad in our room.

The location was excellent, we could walk to the seafront in minutes and the area was very quiet. We spent two nights here, in a room that was a little cramped, but only because we had requested a third bed in a room more suited to two. The room was very clean, lovely bedding and had a kettle plus a fridge. There was little natural light, but we shared an outside sitting area beside the car parking, with another room. There were other rooms on the other side of the premises that seemed to look out onto a pleasant garden, that had lots of visiting birds.

The breakfast was excellent and was taken in a beautifully presented room. We had booked an evening meal at The Jetty 1905, which is only a short walk away from the guesthouse. A table by the window, watching the sunset, was the perfect ending to a day in Swakopmund." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia; 4n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Mr M.
Ramsgate

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

3 nights Arrived 13 May 2024
"Cornerstone Guesthouse is in a really good location in a quiet residential area only a few minutes from the seafront and very close to restaurants, bars and shops.

We were able to ark within the Cornerstone compound so luggage wrangling was easy and the vehicle was secure. It also got washed for us which was great.

Our room was only a few steps through the garden from the main building. The room and bathroom were spacious and very clean and comfortable with lots of storage, a fridge, hot drink making facilities. We had a nice outside terrace overlooking the lovely gardens which was lovely to have a quiet cup of tea watching the birds coming and going to the feeders.

Breakfast was in the main building and was one of the nicest we had on this trip. There was an extensive buffet designed to appeal to the various different breakfast tastes and hot items cooked to order.

We had dinner in a restaurant about 2 minutes from the guesthouse - the Alstadt Restaurant, which was as German as it sounds and ok for a quick simple meal at the end of a long day.

Swakopmund is a pretty town especially in the afternoon once the sea-fog had been driven off by the sun. We had a free day to explore it but unfortunately the aquarium was closed for refurbishment so we walked to the museum which was a bit dated but had some interesting exhibitions. The centre of the town is quite compact so we walked along the sea front and had lunch in a sea-food restaurant, Ocean Cellar, part of the Strand Hotel - very smart with great views and food - and then walked to the jetty, along the promenade and through the gardens.

We were lucky to be able to get a table at the Tug for dinner and this is highly recommended. Great food, cocktails and atmosphere. Service is good and they offer a drop off service to take you back to your hotel when you finish, with the reasonable charge being added to your table bill, so no handing money to the driver and escort. Security is taken very seriously in Swakopmund with CCTV in the more popular tourist areas.

We can also recommend the Village Cafe for a coffee and cake stop while browsing the many gift and curio shops. Lovely cakes and good coffee in a quirky setting." See all these reviews: 19n in Namibia; 3n in Botswana; 2n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs Y
Suffolk

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

2 nights Arrived 12 May 2024
"A really comfortable place with friendly staff. They helped us book the Walvis Bay boat trip and dune drive which were great experiences." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs N
Cheshire

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

1 night Arrived 11 May 2024
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
D&L
New Zealand

"Great location, great staff, great breakfast!"

2 nights Arrived 4 May 2024
"Enjoyed our stay here very much. Comfortable bed, nice shower, mini bar and tea/coffee facilities. Lovely outdoor seating with all the birds! Great location.. Easy to walk to the beach and town. Bonus with the secure parking and super helpful staff. Breakfast was great and we loved that they had a menu for the hot breakfast that was more extensive than most. Would definitely recommend!" See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia; 7n in Botswana; 2n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Ms R
N. Yorkshire

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

1 night Arrived 21 Jan 2024
"Nice place for a stopover, with friendly, helpful owners and staff." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Mrs & Mrs A
London

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

2 nights Arrived 28 Nov 2023
"Great budget guesthouse with very helpful and accommodating hosts.

The guesthouse is in a central location with easy access to shops and the beach.

We had a brilliant trip to Sandwich Harbour and would thoroughly recommend." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr and Mrs M
Scotland

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

3 nights Arrived 24 Nov 2023
"Cornerstone Guesthouse is a very welcoming and comfortable B&B within walking distance of all Swakopmund attractions.

Staff, including the owner, were all very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was 1st class.

The B&B helped organise a brilliant trip to Sandwich harbour south of Walvis Bay.

Would definitely recommend a stay here when visiting Swakopmund.

For dinner, "The Tug" down by the jetty is a great option, as is the little Doughnut Bar on the jetty for a fun coffee stop." See all these reviews: 23n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Average
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
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