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Swakopmund Sands Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3 Strand Street South | P.O. Box 290, Swakopmund, Namibia (Formerly Adler Garni Hotel)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014
Vicky225 Wallington, Surrey
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wallington, Surrey
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We were allocated the Royal Ruby Suite, which may have been the best room in the hotel. It has its own balcony, together with a 'secret' bathroom which you find at the behind a wardrobe door. The lighting in the bathroom was like something out of a film set - surreal. We had the use of a kitchen as well,... More

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Johannesburg
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Beautiful hotel on the beach front in Swakopmund, only 5 minutes walk to the tug restuarant and the Jetty 1905 restaurant. Very friendly staff very welcoming when we arrived, room 5 is a great room as it has a wonderful balcony which you can see the view of the sea. Very clean and tidy roon with nice crisp white linnen... More

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Windhoek, Namibia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

My husband, 1.9 month old daughter had a lovely time. The stairs to the eating hall was a bit challenging with a toddler however breakfast was delicious. The staff were friendly. The beds are bit worn out and towels too. It's a beautiful hotel, and walking distance to the beach and central town. It was ideal for us. Thank you!

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Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

lovely room, great breakfast... staff was extremely friendly and helpful..across from the Aquarium.....by the ocean..... i enjoyed my stay.. i recommend this place if you want a bit of luxury at a good price

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We held a 50 pax conference at the Swakopmund Sands Hotel in March 2014. As a conference venue it was fantastic - the room, equipment and service were perfect - and the food (tea breaks and lunch) was the best we have ever had at a conference. Honestly ... a fabulous venue for a conference. Definitely recommended.

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Windhoek, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

We had our wedding in Swakopmund, and I stayed here for 2 nights as bride to be. Dewet and his team were great, accommodating us in any way possible and we appreciate it. From slippers and robes in the rooms(room was luxurious and spacious, wow!), to the view from my balcony, everything was stunning. Thanks for everything, will surely recommend!

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Sandton, South Africa
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay at this place. The rooms came out really nice, the breakfast had an excellent variety and the staff was very friendly. On arrival and on departure they were very helpful with the luggage.

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London
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101 reviews 101 reviews
18 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We stayed for 3 nights at the recently refurbished Swakopmund Sands. Located almost opposite the beach, you are a few moments stroll away from the Jetty & the Tug restaurants although a slightly longer walk into town. Having arrived from a Wilderness Camp in Damaraland the retro décor was a slight assault on the senses as was the open plan... More

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Brisbane
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113 reviews 113 reviews
101 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We stayed here for two nights on a small group tour. We were lucky to get a large, recently refurbished suite which was superb. Stanford, who was on reception, was amazing. He organised everything we wanted, restaurant bookings, taxis, drinks, etc., and always with a happy smile. The good breakfast was served in a bright airy room, a good way... More

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Sydney
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77 reviews 77 reviews
22 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We stayed two nights at the Sands Hotel whilst on safari. The staff were pleasant and accommodating to our group who had a few difficult members. I was able to organise a pile of washing to be taken off and returned the next day prior to our hitting the road again. It is a well positioned hotel with secure parking... More

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Address: 3 Strand Street South | P.O. Box 290, Swakopmund, Namibia (Formerly Adler Garni Hotel)
Location: Namibia > Erongo Region > Swakopmund
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Hotel Class:3 star — Swakopmund Sands Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
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Swakopmund Sands Hotel is where warmth, true hospitality and personalized service shine through. Swakopmund Sands Hotel offers 21 rooms ranging from superior, luxury, to standard double, twin and single rooms as. We now pride ourselves that we in a position to also accommodate handicapped guests. Each of our rooms is equipped with a flat-screen TV, safe, under-floor heating, fridge and tea-and-coffee-making facilities. Bathrooms have hairdryer and shaving facilities built in, and all international power points can be used. Wi-Fi Connection is available throughout the hotel.A laundry service with same-day service is available. Guests would be able to enjoy a sumptuous buffet breakfast in our tranquil dining area on the first floor from where they can view the ocean. The outside patio is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy a drink or a sundowner. Our conference facilities is state of the art and we can host up 50 guest maximum We offer secure parking for al vehicles and during the night we have a guard on duty.The hotel is walking distance from most popular restaurants like the Jetty, The Tugg and the famous Tiger Reef. The centre of town is a mere 10 minute stroll along the board walk ... more   less 
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