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    Desert Sky Backpackers

    Lazarett Street | PO Box 2830, Swakopmund, Namibia
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    Skeleton Beach backpackers
    135 reviews
    #9 of 36 Speciality lodging in Swakopmund
     
    Cornerstone Guesthouse
    442 reviews
    #2 of 50 B&Bs / Inns in Swakopmund
     
    Gecko Ridge Guesthouse
    73 reviews
    #4 of 36 Speciality lodging in Swakopmund
     
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    258 reviews
    #6 of 19 hotels in Swakopmund
     
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    Reviewed 9 May 2017

    The location of the place is excellent, situated right between the beach and the desert. The facilities are clean and the rooms are decently priced. Only spent 1 night but it was pretty ok.The kitchen is well equipped and very clean They have two dogs,...More

    Thank Bash T
    Reviewed 28 April 2017

    I always camp here. There's grass! Grass is lovely to camp on and very unusual in Namibia. Great little hostel. A communal kitchen with free tea and coffee. Fab location - walk all around town. nice and safe. Friendly staff. Highly recommended.

    Thank Jenaand
    Reviewed 28 April 2017

    This backpackers is close to most of the areas where you need to be. Staff always friendly and very helpful. Ablution facilities is clean and perfect for that quick rest and getting ready before setting off on the next part of your travel through this...More

    Thank NamibDust
    Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

    Doesn't matter if you are a backpacker looking for a shared room, or someone wanting to camp: this is the best accommodation I've been in a while. It's very clean, with a spacious, comfortable living room. A big and well equipped kitchen. A lovely yard...More

    Thank LeidsHertje
    Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

    Fantastic backpackers in great location, easy to walk everywhere. Kitchens and bathrooms were well equipped and clean there's also plenty of space for socialising and the wifi was good. Had a great stay.

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    Room Tips
    "This place caters for everyone. From camping on lovely green grass to rooms to separate units at very..."
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    "Go with the 3 bed dorm room. The other dorm room was 6 or 8."
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    "Rooms close to the main road will have some traffic noise but it isn't going on all night"
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    "Get there early for a good camping spot."
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