Swakopmund & Walvis Bay

Our best 22 hotels and places to stay in Swakopmund & Walvis Bay

In this area various establishments are divided into hotels, pensions and bed and breakfasts, backpacker’s lodges, restcamps and camping.
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Cornerstone Guesthouse

Cornerstone Guesthouse

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Cornerstone Guest House is a small, owner-run bed and breakfast, situated in a residential area within easy walking distance ...More about Cornerstone Guesthouse

Excellent  95%
(216 reviews)

Apartment was clean and excellently presented. Check in was quick and painless. Outside area was great with sea and sunset views. Cornerstone Guesthouse reviews...

Sam's Giardino

Sam's Giardino

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The comfortable Sam's Giardino is set in an attractive garden, a few minutes' walk from the centre of Swakopmund. Run by its ...More about Sam's Giardino

Good  89%
(170 reviews)

The owner was no nonsense but thought of everything! He was very helpful and was always around when needed. Beethoven is a must and added a lot of character. Sam's Giardino reviews...

The Stiltz

The Stiltz

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Right on the edge of Swakopmund, The Stiltz overlooks the mouth of the Swakop River and has spectacular views over the dunes ...More about The Stiltz

Good  88%
(61 reviews)

Well sited at the southern end of town, but within easy walking distance. We liked the elevated site with views over the marshland and lagoon of the Swakop River, with ... The Stiltz reviews...

Beach Lodge

Beach Lodge

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Beach Lodge is a comfortable guesthouse located about 5km north of Swakopmund town centre, directly overlooking the beach. Its ...More about Beach Lodge

Good  90%
(53 reviews)

Modern, clean comfortable guest house located on the beach front with excellent and quite classy restaurant above, serving good breakfast and excellent dinner. There ... Beach Lodge reviews...

Villa Margherita

Villa Margherita

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Villa Margherita – also know as 'The Charming House' – is an upmarket colonial-style boutique guest house, set in the heart of ...More about Villa Margherita

Good  89%
(53 reviews)

Our view: 7-8/10. very good B&B. House is 1903 and renovated about 15 years ago. A comfortable guest house and reasonably priced. We stayed in the Lord Nelson room, en-suite ... Villa Margherita reviews...

Lagoon Lodge

Lagoon Lodge

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The bright yellow Lagoon Loge is located right next to Walvis Bay Lagoon, which attracts numerous species of birds. Run by Frenchman ...More about Lagoon Lodge

Excellent  91%
(45 reviews)

We chose to stay in Walvis Bay rather than Swakopmund because it was more convenient for kayaking with seals which 3 of us had pre-booked - they all thoroughly enjoyed this ... Lagoon Lodge reviews...

Strand Hotel

Strand Hotel

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The Strand is an exciting new development located on Swakopmund's historic 'Mole'. Built on the site of the old Strand Hotel, ...More about Strand Hotel

Good  90%
(42 reviews)

Comfortable spacious modern rooms and a good range of eating establishments attached to the hotel which channels a German vibe; we enjoyed very good seafood at the fish restau... Strand Hotel reviews...

Brigadoon

Brigadoon

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If you enjoy a bit of seclusion, then Brigadoon, set in the well-established gardens of the owner's house, is in a quiet residential ...More about Brigadoon

Good  80%
(21 reviews)

Back to city... interesting museum and walked around town and beach. Great Indian restaurant in town, able to walk to it. Brigadoon reviews...

Sandfields Guesthouse

Sandfields Guesthouse

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Just a few minutes' drive north of the centre of Swakopmund, Sandfields Guesthouse has only five rooms, giving it an intimate ...More about Sandfields Guesthouse

Excellent  92%
(19 reviews)

It's a very small lodge which gives it a very intimate feeling. It's nicely located in a quiet area of Swakopmund. The owners are very friendly, and all the tips we received ... Sandfields Guesthouse reviews...

Swakopmund Guesthouse

Swakopmund Guesthouse

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Swakopmund Guesthouse is set in Swakopmund's town centre, just a short walk from the beach and main shopping area. Formerly used ...More about Swakopmund G'house

Good  83%
(18 reviews)

Swakopmund was our least favourite place in Namibia, but that is not due to Swakopmund Guesthouse. The guesthouse is perfectly adequate, but perhaps a little sterile and ... Swakopmund G'house reviews...

Hansa Hotel

Hansa Hotel

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The oldest hotel in Swakopmund, opened over a century ago, the four-star Hansa Hotel has a good central location in the town centre...More about Hansa Hotel

Good  87%
(15 reviews)

Very nice European style hotel, quite fancy. We ate at their upscale restaurant, and were quite disappointed. Meat was overdone, very salty, and had a heavy, not very tasty sauce... Hansa Hotel reviews...

Secret Garden Guesthouse

Secret Garden Guesthouse

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Secret Garden Guesthouse has a convenient location in the centre of Swakopmund. Simple and comfortable, its rooms are brightly ...More about Secret Garden

Good  86%
(14 reviews)

We enjoyed our time at the Secret Garden Guesthouse. It is very well located in the centre of Swakopmund and we found the owners very helpful and accommodating. Would definitely ... Secret Garden reviews...

The Delight

The Delight

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The Delight, more formally known as 'The Delight Swakopmund', is a relatively large modern hotel on the north side of the town centre...More about The Delight

Excellent  96%
(14 reviews)

Only does the B'nB and does it all really, really well. Great rooms, service, facilities and oysters for breakfast. The Delight reviews...

Sea Breeze Guesthouse

Sea Breeze Guesthouse

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Sea Breeze Guesthouse is situated near to the beach, in the north of Swakopmund. It’s a peaceful and comfortable place to stay ...More about Sea Breeze

Good  83%
(12 reviews)

Perhaps a little bit far out of twon - either a drive or taxi ride away Sea Breeze reviews...

Organic Square

Organic Square

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Centrally located in Swakopmund, Organic Square opened in 2011. It is a small, modern and comfortable guesthouse, now spread ...More about Organic Square

Good  80%
(10 reviews)

A good base in Swakop, quite near everything. Helpful management, recommending a place to eat ( Fish Deli ). We had booked The Tug from England for our first night - seemed ... Organic Square reviews...

Pelican Bay Hotel

Pelican Bay Hotel

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Part of the Protea Hotels chain, the Pelican Bay Hotel overlooks the lagoon in Walvis Bay. It's a rather large hotel but is conven...More about Pelican Bay

Average  67%
(6 reviews)

This is a standard Protea hotel, part of a chain. Room was clean but tired (broken shelf, in need of decoration) but we chose this for the location rather than anything else... Pelican Bay reviews...

Desert Breeze Lodge

Desert Breeze Lodge

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Located just outside Swakopmund on the banks of the Swakop River, Desert Breeze Lodge has spectacular views of the Namib Desert’s ...More about Desert Breeze

Good  85%
(4 reviews)

Perfect place for us - we had a chalet for us all. Great view of the dunes. We liked being out of town. Friendly staff. Desert Breeze reviews...

Intermezzo Guesthouse

Intermezzo Guesthouse

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Intermezzo Guesthouse is a small bed and breakfast located in a quiet residential area of Swakopmund, about 25 minutes walk from ...More about Intermezzo

Good  90%
(4 reviews)

Great suggestion and experience. Nice rooms. Clean. Nice location - close to water, but not "in" town. Wish we could have stayed longer. Nice breakfast and ... Intermezzo reviews...

Pelican Point Lodge

Pelican Point Lodge

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Pelican Point Lodge stands near the end of a long, flat peninsula of sand (known as Pelican Point) which stretches into the South ...More about Pelican Point Lodge

Excellent  100%
(4 reviews)

we arrive by taxi and we organized with them a halfday to sandwich harbour at a specific price. At the hotel, they want to charge a far much more price...without any reason!! we ... Pelican Point Lodge reviews...

Namib Guesthouse

Namib Guesthouse

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Located in a quiet, residential area of Swakopmund, Namib Guesthouse is a small, eco-friendly bed and breakfast. It is conveniently ...More about Namib Guesthouse

Good  70%
(2 reviews)

An adequate stop over. Namib Guesthouse reviews...

Oyster Box Guesthouse

Oyster Box Guesthouse

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Re-opened under new ownership in 2011 after an extensive revamp and rebrand, Oyster Box Guesthouse is a small bed and breakfast, ...More about Oyster Box Guesthouse

Good  80%
(2 reviews)

Good location overlooking the lagoon and a short walk from the Raft. Compact room with no tea and coffee facilities although this was remedied immediately when queried ... Oyster Box Guesthouse reviews...

Hotel Zum Kaiser

Hotel Zum Kaiser

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Just a few metres back from the beach, the Hotel Zum Kaiser (formerly Swakopmund Boutique Hotel) is a modern and stylish building ...More about Zum Kaiser Hotel

Good  70%
(2 reviews)

Average hotel. Not so much to say. Zum Kaiser Hotel reviews...

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