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Cardboard Box Hostel

15 Johann Albrecht St | West, Windhoek, Namibia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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36 reviews 36 reviews
33 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great stay at the Box! Came back twice and did not regret. Also looked around at the Chameleon Backpackers, but they are more expensive, less local people to have a beer with, have no free wifi 24/7 and is located near a big road. Staff at the Box is super friendly and helpful. Camping is cheap compared to... More

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Luderitz, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I stayed at The Cardboard Box this past weekend and had an incredible time. The staff are very friendly and I met lots of other travelers and locals alike. The atmosphere in general is very open and fun, the bar is nice, and it has everything you need. Relatively short walk to banks, grocery stores, restaurants, etc. If you need... More

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Vienna, Austria
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I stayed at the cardboard box for four weeks and my trash can was emptied exactly twice after repeatedly telling the staff to empty it. In the mornings you always had to wait ages until you shower because there are not enough bathrooms. In the rooms there is not enough storage room or cupboards. As I was there in winter... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We, my son and I, visited this place on our bikes. We camped in our own tent on the comfortable camping site. Enjoyed the pancake breakfast with tea which is included and the bar and braai in the afternoon. The prices are very reasonable and the atmosphere is great.

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Plusses: Offers a free shuttle to the bus station. Free wifi Bar Friendly staff Cheapish Minuses: Rooms are very basic (to be expected at the price) Window onto street would not close Broken lights Bar was dead

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

The box is the best place to interact with locals. By far the best bar. The vibe overall is very good. I have been coming here for the last 4 years and will not go to any other place. For myself as a namibian I can recommend the box to anyone planning a vissit to Windhoek

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Windhoek, Namibia, Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

Awesome place bar thats open till midnight big crowd everybody people from all around the world easy way to interact, I can here alone and have met the great staff and tourist here at the cardboard box

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Sandefjord, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Rooms can be stuffy and stagnant... value is decent, but has gone up signifgently in past year... lots of friendly people/locals at bar... Very nice location and great sunsets... would recommend it.. Kitchen need tio be upgraded

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Ronneby, Sweden
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221 reviews 221 reviews
28 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I liked this place. When I wanted to do safari and they couldn't get enough people to it, they arranged it with another company. The WIFI is good. Walking distance to the city center, or take a taxi for 10 namibian dollar. I got my own key to the dorm and there was also lockers in the dorm. Some of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

A fairly decent place stay if one is not picky. We stayed in a twin room worth although aged furnishings, the rooms are very clean and tidied. The Stevie on the other hand left a lot to be desired. The hostesses were ate more interested in what was happening on social networks of their phones. We tried to get information... More

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Address: 15 Johann Albrecht St | West, Windhoek, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 26
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