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Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Centre

Address
2 Theo-Ben Gurirab Avenue
Swakopmund
Namibia
Southern Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
Family, Conference, Leisure
N$2120.00SINGLE RATE
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The Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Center is located on the magnificent Namibian coastline, in the quaint town of Swakopmund. Dating back to 1901, the historic Old Station Building is today this Victorian style hotel. The hotel rooms are all decorated in a Victorian style reminiscent of a bygone era of grace and civility. Visitors can find air conditioning, television, tea and coffee making facilities, bathrooms with bathtubs, showers and toilets, direct dial telephones, electronic safes, electric razor plugs, fully stocked mini-bars, and hair dryers in the hotels rooms.

Available services range from babysitting, laundry services and dry cleaning to valet service and concierge requests. Shops and cinemas, a hair salon, a children's games room, secure parking, Internet facilities, a casino, a curio shop, a swimming pool, and a gymnasium are all available to guests.  At the Casino, which forms part of the Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Center, visitors may enjoy exciting games of Blackjack, Roulette and Stud poker.

Facilities and Services

  • 89 hotel rooms
  • 1 wheelchair accessible room
  • 46 km from Walvis Bay Airport
  • Platform One Restaurant
  • 24-hour room service
  • DSTV
  • Mermaid Casino with tables and slot machines
  • 2 cinemas
  • 18-hole desert golf course nearby
  • Swimming pool
  • Conference facilities for up to 350 delegates
  • Wireless Internet connectivity
  • Valet service
  • Medical service on call
  • Foreign exchange
  • Gym facilities
  • Health Studio
  • Hair salon

Accommodation

The hotel rooms are bright and spacious, decorated in a Victorian style, and most have a pleasant view of the pool terrace. The rooms feature mini-bars, individual air conditioning, TVs, tea and coffee-making facilities, bathrooms with bath, shower and toilet, direct dialing telephones, electric razor plugs (100/200V), and hair dryers.

The hotel offers the following room types:

  • 43 Twin Rooms
  • 30 Family Rooms
  • 14 Luxury Rooms
  • 2 Luxury Suites
  • 1 Wheelchair Accessible Room

Dining

Whether it is dining in style or something more casual and laid-back, visitors have a choice of different dining venues at this entertainment center in Namibia. The Platform One Restaurant offers a more refined experience in true Victorian style.  This 160-seater restaurant has been carefully designed to take guests back to the old-world charm of a bygone era. Guests may choose between the gourmet à la carte menu or the renowned specialty buffet spread. The restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Casino

The hotel features the Mermaid Casino, which boasts a variety of games including American Roulette, Stud Poker, Blackjack, slot machines and the latest interactive video slot machines. The Mermaid Casino also offers a sack menu, as well as a full bar service.

Location

The city of Swakopmund is located on the B2 road and is also connected to the Trans-Namib Railway from Windhoek to Walvis Bay. The Airport is located 7 km away from the hotel and Walvis Bay Airport is 47 km away from the hotel.

Swakopmund is a city on the Atlantic coast of northwestern Namibia, 365 km west of Windhoek, Namibia's capital. Swakopmund is a beach resort and an excellently preserved example of German colonial architecture. This town in Namibia was founded in 1892 as the main harbor for German South-West Africa. It is one of the few places anywhere outside of Europe where a sizable minority of the population speaks German and has German roots.

Directions to Swakopmund:

  • Get onto the Kalahari Highway, travelling in a southerly direction
  • Drive over the bridge
  • You will find yourself on a highway with palm trees on the right hand side
  • You will come to the traffic lights (there is a BP behind you and a shopping centre diagonally across from you)
  • Keep straight ahead on Sam Najuuma Avenue
  • Pass the Engine service station
  • Travel further down the road until you get to the Total service station
  • Turn right into Nathaniel Maxuilili Street and drive for another 3 blocks, and you will be able to drive directly into the parking area

Directions from Walvis Bay:

  • Get on to the Kalahari Highway (the only road leading out of Walvis Bay in a northerly direction)
  • Drive for about 33 km
  • Enter Swakopmund driving in the Nathaniel Maxuilili Street and keep straight on that road
  • You will pass the Catholic Church on your left (a big orange-colored church) - keep straight
  • At the end of that block, you will see the hotel
  • You drive directly into the parking area
  • You will travel a total of 7 blocks from the time you cross the Swakop River Bridge

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  • Air Conditioning
  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • TV

Restaurants

Platform One Restaurant

Whether it is dining in style or something more casual and laid back, visitors have a choice of different dining venues at the Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Centre in Namibia. The Platform One Restaurant offers a more refined experience in true Victorian style. This 160-seater restaurant has been carefully designed to take guests back to the old-world charm of a bygone era. Guests may choose between the gourmet à la carte menu or renowned specialty buffet spread. The restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Nearby activities & attractions

Sightseeing places in and around Swakopmund, which are easily accessible for guests staying at the Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Centre, are:

  • Local art galleries
  • the Karakula Carpet factory
  • the Camel farm
  • the Rossing Uranium Mine
  • Martin Luther Locomotive
  • arts and craft shops
  • Hansa Breweries
  • Angora rabbit farm
  • Aquarium
  • Dolphin beach and dunes
  • Sandwich Harbour
  • Spitzkoppe
  • Kuiseb Delta
  • Cape Cross
  • Sossusvlei
  • Skeleton Coast
  • Walvis Bay Lagoon area
  • the Old Post Office in Swakopmund
  • War Memorial
  • Woermann Haus
  • Canyons
  • Walvis Bay
Casino at the Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Centre

The Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre features the Mermaid Casino, which boasts a variety of games including American Roulette, Stud Poker, Blackjack, slot machines and the latest interactive video slot machines. The Mermaid Casino also offers a snack menu as well as a full bar service.

Conference Venues
  • Spitzkoppe One and Two (for up 460 people)
  • Spitzkoppe One or Two (for up to 200 people each)
  • Boardroom One or Two (for up to 30 people each)

Other available venues and themed functions:

  • The Courtyard: an ideal venue for various action-packed outdoor activities, such as open-air concerts, sports events and market days. A tent can also be erected in this area to convert it to an indoor arena
  • Pool/Garden Braai (minimum 20 people): meat or seafood braai around the pool or in the garden
  • German Pub Evening (minimum 30 people): German-style buffet (Kassler ribs, bockwurst, bratwurst, eisbein, salami, sauerkraut, a variety of salads and a choice of desserts)
  • Pubs of the World (minimum 30 people):experience wholesome international food from around the world
  • Winter Ball Evening (minimum 30 people)
  • Casino Lucky 7s Evening (minimum 30 people):be captured by the magic of the Strip, and dive into the night of neon

Full-Day Conference Package:

  • Welcome drinks on arrival
  • Overhead projector
  • Flipchart or whiteboard with pens and paper
  • TV with VCR
  • Full English breakfast
  • Mid-morning tea, coffee, juice and pastries
  • Lunch
  • Mid-afternoon tea, coffee, juice and biscuits
  • Main venue hire

Optional extras for hire at a daily rate (prices upon request and subject to availability):

  • TV monitor
  • VCR
  • 35mm slide projector
  • Data projector
  • Overhead projector
  • Microphone (cord)
  • Lapel microphone
  • PA system
  • Laser pointer
  • Flip chart with paper and pens

Half-Day Conference Package:

  • Overhead projector
  • Whiteboard or flipchart with paper and pens
  • TV with VCR
  • Mid-morning tea, coffee, juice and pastries
  • Lunch
  • Main venue hire

Optional extras for hire at a daily rate:

  • TV monitor
  • VCR
  • 35mm slide projector
  • Data projector
  • Overhead projector
  • Microphone (cord)
  • Lapel microphone
  • PA system
  • Laser pointer
  • Flip chart with paper and pens

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Casino
  • Conference venue
  • Games Room
  • Garden
  • Hair salon
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor patio
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • 24 - hour room service
  • Concierge services
  • Doctor on call
  • Housekeeping service
  • Luggage storage
  • Porters

Available Rooms

Standard Room

# Rooms:
89

The hotel rooms at the Swakopmund Hotel in Namibia are bright and spacious, decorated in a Victorian style, and most have a pleasant view of the pool terrace.

Hotel room amenities and services:

  • Mini-bars
  • Individual air-conditioning
  • TVs
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities
  • Bathrooms with bath, shower and toilet
  • Direct-dialling telephones
  • Electric razor plugs (100/200V)
  • Hairdryers
  • Housekeeping
  • 24 - hour room service

Room types:

  • 43 Twin Rooms
  • 30 Family Rooms
  • 14 Luxury Rooms
  • 2 Luxury Suites
  • 1 Wheelchair accessible Room
Single Room N$2120
Double Room N$3210

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -22.674070

Longitude: 14.528798

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