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Corner of Luderitz & Leutwein Street | P.O. Box: 129, Swakopmund 9000, Namibia
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Central Guest House
Ranked #11 of 43 Swakopmund B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Tonyc32
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100 reviews 100 reviews
40 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We stayed here for two nights before our safari began. It's a lovely place - spotlessly clean and well run. The breakfast was really good. Eggs any way you want them (including poached!) and a good mix of bacon and mushrooms. Lovely food. Overall a great experience, very good location, can't fault them at all.

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Lviv, Ukraine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Lovely place to stay in Swakopmund: 1) Very good location with few minutes’ walk to town center; 2) Simplicity and perfection in every detail of interior; 3) Atmosphere of old fashion house and passionate love in the building; 4) Very nice personnel who supplement the spirit of the house.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Central Guest House is just that. It is well situated to be able to walk around Swakopmund easily. Rooms are comfortable, although quite small and tastefully furnished. The lounge area provides internet access and therefore a meeting place for guests. Breakfast is fabulous and beautifully laid out. Service is friendly and helpful. There was no problem in giving us an... More

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Knowle, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Spent three nights here before travelling onwards to Etosha Park. Lovely comfortable guest house in a quiet street but within walking distance to the main roads , restaurants, beach front and "sights". We had the spacious corner bedroom at the front, with a large comfortable bed and clean, modern shower room with all the necessary toiletries. The breakfasts were amazing-... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
34 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This was our second visit to Central Guesthouse in Swakopmund having visited in 2012. Breakfast is still great! I had the cinnamon pancakes both mornings - having remembered how nice they were from our previous trip. Our room was nice and comfy and having tv was a nice luxury after a while travelling with no telly. The staff are very... More

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Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We really enjoyed the stay at this guesthouse the staff was really helpful so friendly and the breakfast amaizing especially the pancakes!!!! They will always remember us by ordering so many pNcakes😀! The rooms are nice and spCious an clean the only thing that was a bit irritating was the traffic during night mabey it was just then because it... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Central guest house is a very comfortable b&b, but you do very much feel like you are in someone's house. The rooms were large and clean. The cooked breakfasts were really tasty. Make sure you order when there and not just stick with the continental breakfast. Swakopmund is tiny, therefore pretty much anywhere you stay, you'll be really central. It's... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

This is a small bed and breakfast on a quiet street in swakopmund on a corner allowing good views. It's a short walk from the Main Street making it easy to stroll in and out to the main town centre. The staff are very helpful and friendly. They use nice african toiletries which we ended up buying up a few... More

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mgruettemeyer, Manager at Central Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Samuel65, thank you for taking the time to review our guesthouse. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our local toiletries so much and hope that the items which you bought will continue to remind you of us. It brings a smile to our faces knowing that our B&B felt like a home. Thank you very much for... More

England
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131 reviews 131 reviews
69 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Very conveniently situated just a few minutes walk from the main street of the attractive town of Swakopmund. Friendly and efficient staff ensure Central runs like clockwork. Smart and clean, there is a guest lounge with comfortable furniture and complimentary sherry in the evening. Free wi-fi in the public areas. Breakfast is excellent. There is a complimentary drinks station on... More

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mgruettemeyer, Manager at Central Guest House, responded to this review

Dear TonyNorwich, thank you for writing a review. We are glad to hear that the service provided by our staff was friendly and efficient and that our Sherry, as well as breakfast was enjoyed. We do have reasons why our mini bars are not located inside the rooms, but will look into what you have mentioned and try and find... More

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

The room was beautiful, clean, spacious and comfortable. The bathroom had a huge shower which was really powerful and very nice African toiletries. The staff were extemely helpful and arranged a desert trip at short notice which wasn't easy as it was the height of their season. The lounge area was comfortable and inviting with good wi -fi access. Breakfast... More

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mgruettemeyer, Manager at Central Guest House, responded to this review

Dear carey326, thank you very much for your lovely review about our guesthouse. We are ecstatic that staying with us felt "just like home". It is our aim to make guests feel as comfortable as possible and when this is achieved, we are happy. Yes, during the higher seasons it can be somewhat of a challenge to book certain trips... More

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Address: Corner of Luderitz & Leutwein Street | P.O. Box: 129, Swakopmund 9000, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Erongo Region > Swakopmund
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