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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Four stays here over the years and hopefully many more. Guest house owners that became friends, I dare say family. You want to get away from your hectic life, book yourself in and relax. Best breakfast in town by the way. Clean and cozy, an oasis of peace. MY secret garden whenever I need to recover:) Ich war vier Mal... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Room was so-so. Not very private, walls are thin and sound travels. Hosts very, very involved. They require you to leave your key at reception every time u leave the premises (even if you're going out the other way). They even scolded us for not using the touring company they recommended. Toilet didnt always flush properly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Myself and my business partner stayed here for 2 weeks . We found Peter and Adelaide to be wonderful hosts and I would recommend their establishment . we found Swakopmund to be a fabulous place and is now on my list of places to revisit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I stayed at this Guesthouse that has simple but clean rooms. Near to the shops and to the sea. Nice helpful staff. breakfast was good and their pizzas are excellent. I have nothing to complain about. I forgot my credit card there and the owner was very nice to call me and warn me sending the card the following day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in the Secret Garden. We got an free upgrade to the comfort room because of our honeymoon, very attentive! The room was clean and spacious. The entire guesthouse was decorated in a very cozy way, which made us feel at home. Also the garden is a very nice place to sit and relax, even at night... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Stayed at the Secret Garden Guesthouse for a couple of nights. The place is well-functioning. Rooms are small and basic, but clean. Breakfast is good. The staff is generally helpful. As other reviewers have noted, the host is somewhat grumpy. However, if you do not react negatively on his dry remarks, he is actually quite helpful. The only really negative... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

we found that place and liked it from the first second. the room was beautyfull and neat. everything was satisfying. breakfast was rich and very good.the owners were interested and took care of all the needs. i really recommend that place to stay. and the pizza was one of the best we ever had outside of italy!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Secret Garden and found the rooms, breakfast etc. very pleasant - HOWEVER - the manager is incredibly rude and arrogant. We came away feeling really disappointed that such a lovely little place is ruined by the presence of this man. Our door was 'rattled' by him in the morning presumably because he thought we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We spent three nights at this charming little guesthouse in Swakopmund - it is walking distance to the town centre and staff were very helpful and we got lots of Information on what to see and do. Great breakfast buffet and a nice garden setting. The rooms are equipped with everything you might need - very spacious bathroom. Fantastic hosts... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Congenial and helpful hosts. Good german style buffet breakfast. Excellent location and attractive garden setting, especially when lit at night - place overall looks better than it does from the outside. Rooms are ok but bit old fashioned and could do with some updating, particularly the bathroom. Also bit musty smelling, although appreciate Swakopmund is a humid area.Was pretty cold... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about The Secret Garden Guesthouse

Address: 36 Bismarck Street | P.O.Box 2609, Swakopmund 9000, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Erongo Region > Swakopmund
Price Range: $63 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Secret Garden Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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