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Desert Sky Backpackers

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Reviewed 15 June 2016

Spent 3 nights at Desert Sky Backpackers in Swakopmund. The place is clean, organized and nicely designed. The hostel does extremely well on things I usually look for: the wifi is relatively good (one of the better wifi connections I've had in Southern Africa); the...More

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I stayed in the big dorm - it was clean and comfortable with enough space for about 8 people. The staff was very friendly and accommodating, answering all questions and assisting in any way they could. The location of the hostel was perfect as it...More

Thank Shayna L
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The place is easy to find, and the location near attractions and town center is superb. Staff are really friendly and helpful, they want you to have a good time. We stayed in the family room which had two bedrooms with a door that closed...More

1  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 15 April 2016

we had planned this trip since last year and couldn't wait to be in swakopmund,Namibia.deciding on where to stay was easy because we had read other guests reviews and chose this lodge.It is in perfect location as it is a walking distance to everything,internet,friendly staff.Betsy...More

1  Thank Tyro M
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stay a night or two. Has campsite also. Place is clean, silent. The staff is great ... Super friendly. Price is ok. It's close to supermarkets, has private parking and the rooms are big and comfortable.

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"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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