We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Villa Wiese Backpackers Lodge

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Villa Wiese Backpackers Lodge
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Villa Wiese Backpackers Lodge
See the most recent reviews
Showing 42: English reviews
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Decent value in a town where it's hard to come by. Decent clean rooms, very hot showers, and friendly management. Breakfast included in the morning is good. Also a nice bar/communal area inside the main building. A short walk away from the front - maybe 20 mins. Secure parking.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Ed R
Swieqi, Malta
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Villa Wiese is a good hostel and had everything we needed. The room was clean and included a good breakfast. Not far from the seafront and most of the action in Swakop. Wifi was a little bit poor in the rooms but worked well in the reception and the bar area.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank psailasavona
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 14 April 2013

nice hostel in Swakopmund! Dorms were clean and staff were all nice and friendly. The free wireless internet in the lobby is also useful to organise your trip. It's a shame, though, that this hostel doesn't have a garden to hang out in. Unfortunately we arrived on the same day than a huge crowd of overland-truck tourists, who were very...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank HelgaSt
Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 24 February 2013

We stayed here in September 2011 but to provide additional info we still publish the review now. Villa Wiese is a good guesthouse to stay in Swakopmund...nothing more, nothing less. The places is a 5-10 minute walk from the seafront and city center. The room was clean but also a bit worn at the time. Let's say that the photos...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Ellen_and_Pedro
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Reviewed 22 January 2013

Nice hostel within walking distance of the beach and town centre. The rooms were basic but clean and there was a locker for your valuables. The guys at reception are really helpful and will book everything from tours to the bus for you. WIFI here is free and pretty good. The breakfast was a good start to the day!

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank emsmul
London
Reviewed 26 September 2012

Small hostel around a 10 minute walk from the centre of Swakopmund. Very popular with the overland crowd. Rooms are compact, but comfortable, with a small security locker for small bags, wallets, passports etc. Most dorms sleep four people. Unfortunately, the rooms do not have charging points, which can be an issue if you carry a lot of gadgets! Bathrooms...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank TheIntrepidExp
Cobham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2012

I stayed at Villa Wiese in a dorm room on and off for 5 weeks as I travelled around Namibia, but I always came back. I can't fault them for value for money. Noise from the local club Paradise can be annoying sometimes on loud nights though. But for your money you get free WiFi and breakfast included, the rooms...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Gem249
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 August 2012

I stayed here for a bit and was very happy with it. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the location is not too far from the centre of Swakop. There is at times some noise coming from the local nightclub nearby but not really a problem. The staff are fine, and the breakfast provided is enough to get the...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank jlukea
Vancouver
Reviewed 14 August 2012

This fantastic character building could potentially be an excellent hostel, but I found Villa Wiese's major drawback was that it is boring. The building itself is awesome — giant wooden beams and columns, funky furniture, lush courtyard, and cool boardwalks from the bar to the rooms. Maybe I just visited at the wrong time, but for me it wasn't a...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Canabro
Lusaka
Reviewed 17 June 2012

Villa Wiese has a very distinct look and feel when entering this skihut minded place. I felt comfortable from the first moment on. Good dorms and all the required facilities including FREE wireless internet. And what about the FREE breakfast which is not just dry bread but you even have a choice between eggs, cereal or fruit! If you need...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Travelwithjorg

8 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (8)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Other (5)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Swakopmund hotels
0.1 km away
Dunedin Star Guest House
Dunedin Star Guest House
#39 of 48 in Swakopmund
70 reviews
1.1 km away
Skeleton Beach backpackers
Skeleton Beach backpackers
#7 of 35 in Swakopmund
112 reviews
0.4 km away
Meike's Guesthouse
Meike's Guesthouse
#2 of 48 in Swakopmund
270 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.6 km away
Namib Guesthouse
Namib Guesthouse
#6 of 48 in Swakopmund
220 reviews
1.4 km away
Alternative Space B & B
Alternative Space B & B
#13 of 48 in Swakopmund
94 reviews
0.7 km away
Sam's Giardino
Sam's Giardino
#10 of 48 in Swakopmund
171 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Villa Wiese Backpackers Lodge

Address: Corner Theo-Ben Gurirab and Windhoeker Str | PO Box 2460, Swakopmund, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Erongo Region > Swakopmund
Price Range: €51 - €76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Agoda and Priceline so you can book your Villa Wiese Backpackers Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Villa Wiese Backpackers Lodge staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Villa Wiese Backpackers Lodge staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ok for a budget bed.”
SuzanneB57, 6 May 2015 | Read review
“It's best to call and ask and describe how big your party is or what kind of a room you'd like. They have a lot of different rooms on two floors, so calling to talk can help them select the best room to meet your needs and budget.”
PettersenKJ, 16 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Dorm rooms were very good value, however friends who were in single rooms said they didn't regret paying the extra.”
Gem249, 17 Sep 2012 | Read review
3 of 3