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Desert Sky Backpackers

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Lazarett Street PO Box 2830, Swakopmund Namibia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
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All reviews sand boarding staff was very friendly and helpful beautiful garden free wifi a great place to stay hostel grass tents sandboarding gate campers
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

This is a quiet, relaxed hostel with comfortable rooms and spacious common areas (big kitchen and dining room, courtyard/garden with palm trees). The staff was very friendly and helpful, also when it came to booking activities like sandboarding in Swakopmund. We had a really nice...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Freddy10249
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We stayed at Desert Sky Backpackers with out tents and we were very pleased with all the offerings DSB had to offer: grass lawn camping ground, good showers/bathrooms, a common room with TV and a lot of reading material, free wifi, a very helpful and...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank schroedah
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at this Backpackers. It's close to everything, clean and tidy. The staff is very helpful. My only suggestion would be to install an electric gate for parking as it will be easier for guests to enter and exit the premisses.

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Lyla03
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have come to the end of my leave and it would be wrong of me to not rave about your place. Absolutely amazing. Even though it doesn't have a backpacker vibe but it's in a quite area so you create your own. The travelers...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Zeeyanda
Reviewed 26 January 2018

This hostel, in the center of Swakopmund, is very nice, quite and clean. The staff is very very friendly. We camped here. The facilities are great. The grass areas are really nice to chill and they have an inside lounge area as well. The backpackers...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Max M
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Description
Finding an ideal family-friendly hostel in Swakopmund does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Desert Sky Backpackers, a nice option for travellers like you. More For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Swakopmund, Desert Sky Backpackers is located a short distance from Woermannhaus (0.4 km) and Swakopmund Jetty (0.7 km). Guest rooms include many amenities such as a kitchenette. If you are driving, free parking is available, and while at Desert Sky Backpackers, guests can go online with free internet access. When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Let's Taco Bout It, which is a Mexican restaurant that is popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. Should time allow, Namibia Tours & Safaris (0.4 km), Living Desert Adventures (1.4 km), and Charly's Desert Tours (0.4 km) are some popular attractions that are within walking distance. Desert Sky Backpackers looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Swakopmund. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Room types
Kitchenette
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
13
Location
Namibia > Erongo Region > Swakopmund
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
13
Location
Namibia > Erongo Region > Swakopmund
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Traveller (33)
Room & Suite (9)
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"This place caters for everyone. From camping on lovely green grass to rooms to separate units at very..."
ronels409
14 Feb 2017
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"Go with the 3 bed dorm room. The other dorm room was 6 or 8."
pinchetravels
26 Oct 2016
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"Rooms close to the main road will have some traffic noise but it isn't going on all night"
BarbaraS94
26 Apr 2016
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"Get there early for a good camping spot."
lisasF8391YY
13 Nov 2015
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