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Kilchberg, Switzerland
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stayed for one night at Sams Giardino and enjoyed Sam's lovely hotel in the family room and his good food and great wine selection. We recommend the hotel for families / couples who enjoy Swiss flavor in Namibia. In addition to the hotel stay we clearly recommend the Little Five tour in the dunes of Swakopmund - Living Desert... More 

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Lechlade, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic stop over in the heart of Swakamund . Sam a Swiss Gentleman offers you all the home comforts Clean , comfortable bedrooms over looking a great garden Excellent menu for both breakfast and set dinner Highly recommend and would certainly return

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Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

From offering to put the food we had in our car in their fridge during our stay, to friendly Beethoven (Sam's massive dog), to giving us very early breakfast when we had to leave early one day, to the lovely garden, I cannot recommend this hotel highly enough. Breakfast was delicious, wifi quick and the staff were wonderful.

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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights while exploring the area. Had a great time, with a very European feel in the heart of Namibia's coast and dunes! Sam was a great host, regularly checking up on us as well as introducing us to his (massive) dog Beethoven. This was without doubt one of the best breakfast sets we had... More 

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Reviewed 28 April 2016

A real oasis in the town, a beautiful garden to relax. The meals were absolutely delicious, the restaurant very beautifully decorated. The Service and the room were very good. The owner provided many interesting information about the country and the people. He was also very helpful to book the interesting tours available in the Swakopmund region.

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Evian
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Reviewed 15 April 2016

With typical Swiss hospitality, we were made to feel extremely welcome by Sam and his staff. The accommodation was well placed to walk into town. The gourmet meals were enjoyed by all the guests and we would recommend Sam's Giardino to everyone

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Bremen, Germany
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

Sam is an excellent host and we appreciated the location with good food, fine wines and many information about Namibia. the location is a bit outside of Skakopmunds center, but in walking distance to all central locations

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 9 January 2016

We missed nothing. Nice rooms, good beds, no mosquitos. Good breakfast, friendly staff. A lovely garden with beautiful birds and a fish pond. Could have been a little closer to the city centre, but the exercise of walking was goos for us.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 26 December 2015

My mother and I stayed at Sam's place for 3 nights. The place is absolutely amazing, and classic in style. The work that Sam's has made for creating a european class level of accommodation in the middle of Namibia is inspiring and worth a visit. Listening to classical music, drinking a glass of top quality wine from Sam's cellar, chatting... More 

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Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

We booked a 10 day self drive Safari to Namibia thru a South African tour company in Johannesburg. We had chosen the hotels we wanted to stay at but tour operators could not get a booking for all the places the had chosen. Luckily they managed to get a booking at Sam Giardino which was on our list of choices... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the Giardino Experience surrounded by an intimate atmosphere and creative spirit - from the wine cellar filled with the Cape`s finest and candle-light gourmet dinners to libraries of books and travel info. Our tranquil gardens invite you to relax over sundowners, after exhilarating excursions, while our comfort rooms decorated in mostly natural materials ensure that you feel pampered even in your sleep. The Giardino is a haven to those who love all the good things in life ... and Bernese Mountain Dogs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sam's Giardino

Address: 89 Lubowski Ave., Swakopmund 0000, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Erongo Region > Swakopmund
Price Range: $149 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sam's Giardino 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“upstairs has good views”
 of 5 bubbles JandSEvian, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“rooms leading to garden”
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“We were upstairs which was very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles CKSage, 5 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Down stairs rooms have a lovely little garden”
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“Ground floor rooms open straight onto the garden and have lovely views”
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