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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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272 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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Wallington
UK

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

3 nights Arrived 19 Apr 2023
"A pleasant guest house, conveniently situated to stroll into town.
Very helpful (new) owners." See all these reviews: 30n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
David and Sammy
SF

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

1 night Arrived 5 Apr 2023
"Staff was friendly and helpful. Always smiling.

Breakfast was delicious.

Location was very close to downtown.

Rooms were clean and comfortable." See all these reviews: 6n in Botswana; 5n in Namibia; 1n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
J n S
Yorkshire

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

2 nights Arrived 10 Mar 2023
"Friendly, well thought out and efficient. Well set up rooms and friendly staff.

Guesthouse location is pretty central although it did feel a bit lonely at night when walking back (quite pleased to be given a mobile phone to be used in case of problems).

Enjoyed Swakopmund as a change from the aridity of the interior and a chance to cool off (Namibia was unseasonably hot for our visit - 8 to 10 degree C above long term averages - so this was really good in those terms).

Breakfast was OK but bread a let down - and this in a town with some good bakeries (understandable in places where things may be difficult to source but here we hoped for better).

Some great local eateries: The Tug, Kuckis and Bojos were all great." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
HarlowJones
Oxted

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

2 nights Arrived 9 Feb 2023
"Lovely guest house, very clean, bright and welcoming with good breakfast and central location." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Facilities:
Average
Mrs S
Bedfordshire

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

3 nights Arrived 4 Feb 2023
"Great to have an apartment for a few days.

Very helpful staff." See all these reviews: 20n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
VicJ
Perth Scotland

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

2 nights Arrived 29 Jan 2023
"Very good B and B - possibly a little 'tired' - not as stylish as some of the other stopovers, but clean, spacious and comfortable room.

Excellent breakfast.

Friendly and helpful staff (owners)." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Ms U
Idaho

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

2 nights Arrived 28 Jan 2023
"We arrived at 8 am during their breakfast rush asking if we could park our vehicle for several hours while we got national park passes and shopped (it was Saturday am and the only time we anticipated being in Swakopmund while things were open.

Not only was the proprietor helpful with parking he told us the correct place to go for passes and gave us a map to Welwitschia Drive with interpretations all while managing an overflowing breakfast room. The breakfast was wonderful and the rooms very comfortable with good internet and showers.

We climber Dune 7 outside of Walvis Bay. The government has just started charging but there is confusion as to amount non residents pay and where they pay. Fortunately everyone was interested in our climbing. I think we were the only non residents there." See all these reviews: 10n in Namibia; 3n in Botswana; 1n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs B
Fortrose

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

2 nights Arrived 24 Oct 2022
"Cornerstone was comfortable set in beautiful gardens, in a good location within walking distance of the town.

The owners were friendly and very helpful, breakfast was great." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Mrs B
North Yorkshire

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

2 nights Arrived 24 Sep 2022
"Good location, great breakfast, but rooms a little tired.

Could have done without the 80's disco blasting out from a local restaurant for the best part of 12 hours on our first day though!" See all these reviews: 18n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Good
Mr & Mrs N
Portsmouth

"Cornerstone Guesthouse review"

3 nights Arrived 13 Sep 2022
"Nice large room and very helpful owner and receptionist who are keen to help with any issue connected with a stay in Swakopmund. Only downside is the poor inter room sound proofing. Fridge in the room. Lovely breakfast served in a cosy dining room.

Can easily buy a permit in town for the Welwitschia Drive if doing that." See all these reviews: 21n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

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