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Reviews of Strand Hotel

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56 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
Bromley

"Strand Hotel review"

3 nights Arrived 10 Oct 2022
"Great location, lovely hotel.

It was nice to have a couple of days relaxing in "Civilization" after early mornings & long days at the Desert Lodge.

Good restaurants, easy to walk into the town.

Although not directly related to the Strand Hotel, we did some fantastic trips in Swakop : Kayaking with Seals & Sandwich Harbour tour, both highly recommended" See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Mr & Mrs L
Birmingham

"Strand Hotel review"

2 nights Arrived 7 Oct 2022
"We were really lucky to find we had been upgraded to the presidential suite, which was fabulous with a really long balcony. The location is ideal, on the sea front and an easy walk to the local shops. We ate at their fish restaurant our first night and the food was excellent.

The breakfast was the biggest we came across variety-wise and good quality.

The hotel are happy to arrange trips for you and we went for a half-day dune driving which included checking out the flamingos at Walvis Bay. It was good fun with plenty of stops for the views." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr D.
East Lulworth

"Strand Hotel review"

3 nights Arrived 4 Oct 2022
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
PC Green
Schrassig

"Strand Hotel review"

2 nights Arrived 20 Sep 2022
"Rather ordinary hotel, but visit to Walvis Bay was exceptional." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Average
Service:
Average
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Average
Jonathan
Toulouse

"Strand Hotel review"

2 nights Arrived 28 Jul 2022
"A new hotel compared to all the previous ones so a bit of a shock to the system. However, location great, fish restaurant good, steak bar nice, staff unbelievably friendly and helpfull, rooms lovely with a great view over the ocean.

There was some work going on which meant that the other couple we were staying with had to exit the hotel and walk round the back to get to reception but no more than a small inconveniece.

Breakfast was unbelievable - everything from Oysters to cakes to cereals to cold platter to full cooked breakfast, as good as anywhere we've been." See all these reviews: 9n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mrs C
Barbados

"Strand Hotel review"

2 nights Arrived 17 Jul 2022
"We cheated and upgraded to a suite when we arrived so this review is a little biased….. we had booked a luxury room which whilst very tasteful was really quite small so we asked and paid for an upgrade.

Swakamund is a wonderful town and provides a fabulous break from the desert and lodge life.

The strand hotel is a “proper hotel” that is virtually brand new and very tastefully decorated….. with lots of nice touches! We ate in the fish restaurant one night and the food was excellent and the breakfasts were also varied and tatsy. There are three restaurants and all are highly rated with fab menus (we chose to eat at the Tug on our second night which was also excellent)

We took the opportunity to rest here after many early morning photographic starts and it was the perfect location and facilities for that.

The only thing that you might expect at this type of property is a swimming pool which they don’t have but as that is not something we would use ….. we didn’t miss it" See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs O
N Ireland

"Strand Hotel review"

2 nights Arrived 30 Apr 2022
"We had a very comfortable 2 night stay here with a good choice of food for breakfast.

We had dinner both evenings at the Ocean Cellar fish restaurant. Delicious local oysters." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mr K
New York

"Strand Hotel review"

1 night Arrived 2 Sep 2021
"Very good, international standard hotel.

Had a nice view of the parking lot. Didn't participate in any hotel activities.

Had a nice walk around town." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs P
New Jersey

"Strand Hotel review"

2 nights Arrived 21 Apr 2021
"Great stay to break up time in the bush.

Hotel has all the creature comforts and lightning fast wifi.

Staff were great, restaurants very good." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
safari lovers
UK

"Great stay at Strand Hotel"

2 nights Arrived 15 Mar 2020
"Excellent two night stay here. We were upgraded to a seaview room on request which we appreciated. Very comfortable, tastefully decorated and nicely equipped.

Spa was an unexpected surprise. Arranged a treatment at short notice, which was of good quality.

Ate at the seafood restaurant both nights and thoroughly enjoyed both meals. Delicious food and very nice welcoming staff.

Nice location, easy to find." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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