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The Delight
The Delight
The Delight
The Delight

Reviews of The Delight

Wildlife sightings and reviews

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

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Arrival date
Mr & Mrs B.
Richmond

"A Delightful stay in Swakopmund"

2 nights Arrived 12 Sep 2019
"The Delight hotel is situated in a convenient central location in the town, opposite the old railway station and close by the Kristall Gallery, both places being recommended to visit.It is also a relatively short walk from the waterfront area and some historic monuments. The hotel has a pleasant landscaped central courtyard with rooms overlooking it that are very comfortable and well equipped. Front desk and service staff were very welcoming and helpful and parking was no problem. One of their font desk staff, Denise, was extremely helpful in recommending an excellent restaurant for dinner in one of the other hotels and was able to book us a table on a busy night. The hotels small lounge area was a pleasant place to relax.
The breakfast quality was good, although some of the made to order breakfast items were slow in being served and some were forgotten." See all these reviews: 22n in Namibia; 6n in Botswana; 2n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Mike
Oxford

"A good base in Swakopmund"

3 nights Arrived 27 Aug 2019
"A modern hotel with well appointed rooms and within easy reach of the town centre, restaurants and coast. We stayed for 3 nights to give ourselves the opportunity to make the most of the activities available locally.

Heading out to Pelican Point from Walvis Bay and kayaking with the young seals was great fun. We saw loads of flamingos, pelicans and other sea birds as well as a Jackal.

Day 2 was a trip out for the Sandwich Harbour Experience along the beach and through the coastal dunes. Lots of sea birds, jackals enjoying a seal carcass, ostrich, springbok etc. Rudi from Turnstone Tours was excellent - very informative. and interesting. We also had a wonderful lasagna for lunch among the dunes.

Lots of secure parking at the hotel and a delightful young lady on reception who helped us to sort out some confusion over one of our activities. The hotel only serves breakfast, but there are plenty of places to eat within reach." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs BW
The Sands

"Funky and functional"

2 nights Arrived 29 Jul 2019
"Fun place to stay as a base in Swakopmund.

Funky modern hotel with good rooms, service and food." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia; 3n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Ludocie
Sheen

"A real halfway tonic. "

2 nights Arrived 18 May 2019
"Only does the B'nB and does it all really, really well.

Great rooms, service, facilities and oysters for breakfast." See all these reviews: 19n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs A
Hants

"The Delight review"

3 nights Arrived 19 Dec 2018
"Reception very helpful suggesting and booking restaurants and excursions.

Designer pillows on bed uncomfortable.

Youngsters would have appreciated pool." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs L
Norwich

"delightful"

2 nights Arrived 5 Oct 2018
"great boutique hotel with superb service v well located" See all these reviews: 11n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
J and M
Ightham

"Pack your warm clothes"

2 nights Arrived 24 Sep 2018
"On our first night we were freezing cold and asked to be moved. It as full so they moved us the next day. Remember to take warm clothes with you - it can be really cold. No dinner available but breakfast was excellent and dining out was easy and inexpensive." See all these reviews: 10n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Average
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Excellent
A and A
Cossington

"Great Swakopmund stop"

2 nights Arrived 8 Sep 2018
"Unusual to stay in a 100 room hotel in Namibia, but we liked it a lot.

Well designed public areas, good room, great location, friendly efficient staff." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs F
California

"Nice. Interesting decor. "

2 nights Arrived 30 Aug 2018
"Hot water bottle leaked in our bed." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia; 6n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr I P
Uk

"The Delight review"

2 nights Arrived 10 Apr 2018
"What a brilliant place to stay in Swakopmund. Very easy to find and in a central location which allowed us to explore Swakop very easily.

The rooms were perfect (we were lucky to have a room backing onto the secure car park), the staff were very helpful (especially Steven and his friend who did not hesitate to help us to change a tyre in the hotel's secure car park at 7am!!!)

The breakfast was excellent.

No complaints at all and we would definitely stay here again!!" See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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