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Sam's Giardino

Reviews of Sam's Giardino

Wildlife sightings and reviews

173 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Sam's Giardino and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

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CathyO
Glasgow

"relaxed atmosphere. Helps if you like dogs."

2 nights Arrived 30 Jun 2018
"Sam is a genial and informative host.

Food was excellent" See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs C
Cambridge

"Sam's Giardino review"

2 nights Arrived 20 Oct 2017
"Nice place to stay in Swakopmund - although a bit far to walk to the downtown area.

Quirky owner who is happy to chat and help in any way possible." See all these reviews: 19n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Mr D
Cambridge

"Sam's Giardino"

1 night Arrived 1 Oct 2017
"Sam's was a good stay and walking distance in to town. The room was a little dated, but very nice other than that. Sam was a wonderful host and made us feel very welcome." See all these reviews: 10n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Average
Mr A
Horsham

"Sams gardinio"

3 nights Arrived 25 Sep 2017
"Getting a bit tired. Don’t go there if you don’t like dogs!

Sam has a big dog who barked a lot and woke us up a couple of times. The garden was lovely to sit in.

Breakfast was good and we went out to eat in the evening which was good." See all these reviews: 21n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Average
J & PJ
Reading

"Comfortable room with lovely garden & birds"

2 nights Arrived 19 May 2017
"Sam was very helpful and went out of his way to speak to all guests. He also remembered our personal details which was appreciated. He allowed us to use his phone at no cost to us.

We enjoyed eating our evening meals at his restaurant." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs J
Kent

"Homely Bed & Breakfast"

3 nights Arrived 7 May 2017
"Sam's was too far out of the town for us. We were advised not to walk back although it is only 20minutes, but the locals do not walk.

The room was okay, breakfast was very good.

We had a great experience kayaking with the seals, truly memorable.

The drive to Sandwich harbour was disappointing." See all these reviews: 18n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Poor
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Average
Mrs CH
Wimbledon

"Pleasant hotel in Swakopmund"

2 nights Arrived 10 Apr 2017
"Well appointed rooms in Swiss style in handy hotel within walking distance of town centre.

Warm welcome from the host who likes to talk and helpfully gave us local advice.

Good food and excellent wine list. Breakfast a particular treat." See all these reviews: 26n in Namibia; 2n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Mr & Mrs K
Kitchener

"Clean and friendly spot! "

2 nights Arrived 1 Jan 2017
"Sam's Giardino is a great place to stay! Sam is extremely friendly and helpful. When we arrived, he asked what we would like to do and helped us plan our time there! He arranged tours for us and made sure we felt taken care of.
The rooms was big and comfortable and very clean!
We used the laundry service and it was quick and very well-priced!
A wonderful place to stay!" See all these reviews: 7n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Mrs M
Egham

"Convenient place to stay in Swakopmund"

2 nights Arrived 12 Nov 2016
"Sams Giardino is located an easy 10 minute walk from the waterfront.

The rooms are good - clean and comfortable and the garden very pretty. However, we were a bit disappointed with the 5 course dinner which was billed as 'a wonderful 5 course dinner in a romantic candlelit setting'. The dining room is very nice, but we wouldn't call it romantic and the food while fine, wasn't very imaginative all.

All in all, fine for a one night stay, the look is a bit 80's and could do with some updating." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Good
buckets
UK

"Sam's Giardino review"

2 nights Arrived 31 Oct 2016
"Lovely owner - Sam.

Sam was the perfect host. He spent time with us telling us all about the area, where to go etc.." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
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