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Reviews of Strand Hotel

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

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Mr & Mrs H
Cambridge

"Strand Hotel review"

2 nights Arrived 26 Apr 2024
"On the road:
Little Kulala to Swakopmund C27-C19-C14
C14 was undoubtedly the worst road of the trip. Dust blowing over the car even without other cars on the road. Visibility very poor and the gravel road is in terrible condition. Very dangerous overtaking when you can’t see what’s ahead or behind. Forced to approach the brow of the hill on the left which is always the patch of road in the worst condition. Anyway survived it!

Kuiseb Pass - scene of the accident on 24th April in which 2 people died
Gaub Pass to Walvis Bay - very flat, desolate expanse, very bleak
Walvis Bay - a low point, not much to recommend it. Drove through the wrong end of town and felt quite hustled. All a bit aggressive and nasty. Missing the lovely desert.

Strand Hotel, Swakopmund
Upsides:
V pleasant staff at the hotel.
Ate at the hotel’s Farmhouse Deli where they serve really good giant pizzas (one is enough for 2)
Breakfast at the Strand is superb.
2nd night ate at The Tug - it had been recommended by friends but we found it a bit of a tourist trap with prices to match. But it was very convenient and we walked to/from the hotel.

Downsides: Being in a town (!)
Sudden plummet in temperature, had to wear every item of clothing we had" See all these reviews: 20n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr. & Mrs. E
UK

"Strand Hotel review"

2 nights Arrived 23 Oct 2023
"A lovely, modern, hotel in a very good central location.

Well-appointed and staff helpful and friendly. Excellent restaurants, and a superb buffet breakfast.

Our room had a sea view which gave the opportunity to experience a different view of how the residents, as opposed to visitors, enjoyed their fantastic location.

Overall, excellent accommodation for experiencing the town." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia; 2n in Botswana; 1n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Tom and Amanda
US

"Great hotel and location "

2 nights Arrived 21 Sep 2023
"Great hotel, clean, well run, efficient, great restaurants, great views, probably our least favorite stop but still worthwhile, trip down coastline with guide very good for day trip." See all these reviews: 11n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Mr & Ms W
Manchester

"Strand Hotel review"

2 nights Arrived 17 Sep 2023
"Nice modern hotel to use as a base in Swakopmund.

Room was very pleasant and we had a lovely view over the sea.

Close to shops and restaurants." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mrs B.
Chicago

"Strand Hotel review"

3 nights Arrived 12 Sep 2023
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr N.
Teignmouth

"Strand Hotel review"

2 nights Arrived 5 Sep 2023
"The Strand Hotel had rather a corporate feel to it. There was actually a business conference taking place there during our brief stay.

The room was good, however, some of the power points did not work and we were unable to book into one of the hotel restaurant of our choice on one night, even though we were guests.

At breakfast, we ordered eggs with mushroom and tomatoes. The latter were both served cold as we hadn't asked for them to be heated. Most strange !" See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Poor
Facilities:
Good
Jorge
Oporto

"Strand Hotel review"

2 nights Arrived 2 Sep 2023
"The hotel is beautiful, rooms too and very well located.

All the rest was terrible, bathroom water without pressure. The water is very difficult to put on the right temperature. All the hotel and especially the restaurant (breakfast one) was simply cold (we need to be inside the restaurant with polar clothes). The manager of the restaurant was very unpolite and to get any information about the country is impossible.

Simply horrible.

I told all this in the check out." See all these reviews: 10n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Terrible

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Terrible
Rooms:
Poor
Food:
Poor
Ms J.
Mijas

"Strand Hotel review"

2 nights Arrived 1 Sep 2023
"Perfect location and a great view." See all these reviews: 20n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Service:
Good
The S Family
Plymouth

"Strand Hotel review"

3 nights Arrived 9 Aug 2023
"Strand Hotel is a well located 130 room hotel on the seafront and close to amenities of central Swakopmund. It is pleasant place to stay whilst exploring the area." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Stefano
New York

"Strand Hotel review"

2 nights Arrived 24 May 2023
"Great hotel . The hotel is new, so it's very clean and comfortable.

We stayed in the Luxury room sea facing, it was very comfortable and well appointed, only criticism was sea view was mainly of the car park.

Location is perfect next to the ocean, very easy to get to, with very easy parking and walking distance to shopping and restaurants." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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