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Oyster Box Guesthouse

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Aszod, Hungary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a perfectly fine hotel in Wallis Bay with a great location. Rooms are clean and the design is nice. There was no hairdryer in the room which was pretty odd for a place like this. It's close to the waterfront restaurant which was also a good point.

1Thank kicsiplussz
Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Worst place ever. Will never recommend it to anyone, business or pleasure. Unfriendly and uneducated staff. Worst food. Not even breakfast is commendable. Unbelievably highly priced for dirty room and fowl bathroom. Disappointed and will never go there again. Disgusted in the owner!

2Thank whktraveller
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We came in from JHB ten hour travel Windhoek and the drive to Walvisbay to find we did not have sea front view were told that we could move the next day, what's concerning was the fact the room was not prep for three guests, the room had one glass only in the bathroom, no kettle or tea , we...

Thank fayranas
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Had a good stay here. Been on a road trip for 3 weeks so had a lot of accommodation to compare it with. It was good but rooms quite small. Breakfast was adequate. But lacked that special touch. Stayed at Oyster Box in SA and guess was expecting something similar to that.

Thank sidney228
Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 16 December 2016

My wife and spent a day in Walvis Bay after having been to Windhoek to attend a family wedding After having read the favourable reviews on this guest house on Tripadvisor we decided to have our sleep over there. This turned out to be a good choice as it is conveniently situated adjacent to a lovely lagoon and within a...

Thank LeonKay
dayton, ohio
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is an excellent small hotel/guest house. We had a very nice room-best in house with a great view of the lagoon. (Room 9) Good breakfasts. Virtually across the street is The Raft restaurant which is easy walk and very nice place to eat. Parking is super tight but they will help you get in and out. Recommend the dolphin...

Thank buckeye-dude
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent ambiance, good food, good service, friendly staff. They just need to put soap in the rooms is there is no soap in the room. If you use the hand lotion you and liquid handwash you get a charge on your credit card

1Thank Nomad C
Portland, OR
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stayed two nights, at the conclusion of a week-long drive around Namibia. Staff was helpful, room comfortable. Just what we needed. Easy walk to nearby restaurants, although the Oyster Box does have its own restaurant.

Thank blavine
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Located with free seaview and near one of the best restsurants in toen (The Raft). Friendly and helpful staff. Wonderful decorated room. Flamingos and dolphins in front of lodge from time to time. Breakfast is good.

Thank robertasd
Reviewed 25 August 2016

What a shame. Superbly located this should be a great success, but I can not recall having stayed anywhere where the concept of service is so lacking. The only meal served (apart from a limited day time light snack menu) is breakfast, but it is does so with aching slowness and inefficiency. Glasses, plates and cups run out all the...

Thank Erskinemay

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Oyster Box Guesthouse

Address: Esplanade & 2nd Street, Walvis Bay, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Erongo Region > Walvis Bay
Price Range: €104 - €124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Oyster Box Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Avoid the rooms on the ground floor by the car park at the rear”
Erskinemay, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the best view (if it is important to you)”
MatthewL200, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Try and book upper floor to get views”
Ricecracker58, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Would not recommend!”
David71242, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Great views from the rooms upstairs”
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GDTravelsMargateRSA, 9 Jul 2015 | Read review
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