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Accommodation in Swakopmund

Swakopmund is one of the must-see destinations during your trip to Namibia. This seaside town is a year-round hive of adventure activities, cultural sites and seaside fun.

There’s no shortage of places to stay in this popular coastal town either, Swakopmund is a hit with both local and international tourists and has a thriving tourist infrastructure. The Hospitality Association of Namibia has identified several accommodation options in Swakopmund.

Swakopmund Hotels

Hotels in Swakopmund subscribe to high standards of service and hospitality. Many of them are situated in old-style German colonial buildings, while a few offer modern construction and design.

Sea views are a common feature of Swakopmund hotels regardless of the level of luxury you choose. Most offer easy access to all of the town’s attractions, swimming pools, restaurants and a warm local welcome.

Room configurations include suites and family rooms with a range of amenities to suit varying needs and budgets. Air-conditioning, television, en-suite bathrooms and tea and coffee making facilities are standard options at Swakopmund hotels while some offer extras like Wi-Fi, wellness spas and a choice of dining preferences.

Swakopmund Bed & Breakfast Accommodation and Guest Houses

There are many guest houses to choose from both in and around Swakopmund. These range from one or two rooms in a private home, to boutique establishments catering solely to guests.
Usually, breakfast is included in the room rate when you stay at a guest house or B&B. This could be a full cooked breakfast or a continental option. You are free to enjoy one of Swakopmund’s many restaurants for your other meals.

Swimming pools are a common feature of guest houses and air conditioning, en-suite bathrooms and tea and coffee making facilities are usually included.

Swakopmund Lodges

Lodges are found on the outskirts of the town, offering respite from the town’s activities and bustling nightlife but still within reach of all that’s good about Swakopmund.

Accommodation takes the form of free-standing or semi-detached apartments, chalets or suites. Lodges usually have a few onsite activities such as swimming pools, restaurants and children’s playgrounds. Rossmund Lodge, near Swakopmund, has a golf course.

Most lodges have onsite restaurants, and many have conference facilities.

Swakopmund Apartments

Self-catering apartments occur throughout Swakopmund and are a convenient lock-up-and-go way to explore the town.

With no set meals and meal times, you have the opportunity to explore at your leisure and sample some of the local delicacies or enjoy an evening braai.

Apartments are especially suited to families with small children.

Swakopmund Camping and Others

There are a few accommodation choices in Swakopmund that are in a league of their own. These include campsites and backpackers offering an immense variety of accommodation options.

You can choose from comfortable, grassed campsites to no-frills off-the-grid places close to Windhoek. Likewise, backpackers’ sleeping arrangements are configured dorm-style of in private rooms.

This low-budget type of accommodation allows visitors a chance to immerse themselves in Swakopmund more thoroughly without the trappings of modern luxuries.

Spend Some Time in Swakopmund

To make the most of Swakopmund takes some planning. There are so many things to see and do in this tourist hub. Some of the don’t miss activities during your stay here include:

  • Desert tours
  • Guided historical and cultural walks
  • Dolphin cruises
  • Extreme adventures

We would love to help you plan your trip. For more information or to book your accommodation in Swakopmund, get in touch with Destination Namibia via our contact us page. We will gladly assist you.

View our list of Swakopmund accommodation options here.

Please Note: The details shared herein were correct at the time of publishing. However, with time some of this information may change. We recommend confirming information with suppliers prior to making final travel arrangements. If you do happen to find an issue with any information we’ve shared here, please feel free to contact us so that we can make the relevant changes.

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