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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a stunning place. Sybille and Frenus are excellent and welcoming hosts. Frenus built the place himself and it's truly something to experience... hidden rooms and places to explore. Not for the prude or easily embarrassed though, as naturism and a sense of the erotic abounds in the artwork and architecture and the place boasts an outdoor public shower should... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay here - quirky architect designed rooms, really welcoming hosts, 'do it yourself breakfast' with everything you want (except a non-stick pan for eggs). There is a bit of artistic nudity on the walls, but all very tasteful! We had an amazing room with a free-standing bath in the middle. Log fire, honesty bar ..... electric... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Thank you Sybillet & Frenus for your hospitality. We had a lovely time at Alternative Space - comfy rooms, beautiful decor, fantastic art displayed in every corner of the property. The breakfast was superb and the hosts were charming. I definitely recommend the Space for your in Swakopmund!

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North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

2 days was not enough at this incredible, unique property. Unlike anywhere I've ever stayed, in a very good way! My room was amazing: huge, shower and freestanding bathtub (with bubble bath included). Can you imagine anything more relaxing than a hot bubble bath after a day of adrenaline-filled activities in chilly Swakop? And the owners are true masters of... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

it is a very nice building owned by a very nice couple Rooms are simply incredible, Champions League breakfast (you can also cook and use your own products) and very interesting environment. 20 min walk to the center

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Alternative Space is an incredibly chilled out oasis of relaxation in Swakopmund. It is extremely cosy, has got spacious rooms, very generous and welcoming owners, 24/7 food and tea/coffee and an all-round great vibe. Highly recommended!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

The Alternative Space is not right in the center of Swakop but an awesome alterntative to all of the B&Bs and guesthouses there. Firstly, Sibylle and Frenus are the best hosts you could wish for. Everything worked out nicely for us: correspondence, chats, insight from locals. Secondly, the rooms are absolutely charming - all of them a bit different but... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

This is a fantastic guesthouse. It's clean and comfortable with interesting art and architecture. The room was absolutely beautiful, with high ceilings and lovely decor. Everything worked well and it seemed that everything was thought of -- there are plenty of towels, bubble bath for the wonderful bathtub, and even a little bottle of sparkling wine to welcome guests to... More 

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Ezulwini, Swaziland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Thank you for the wonderful stay my friend and I had at your place in April. We’ve talked about it and among the 10 or so places we stayed at during our trip, yours was the best by far. We particularly enjoyed the welcome to the room: wine and chocolate was really appreciated, as well as maps and info about... More 

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I really enjoyed staying at this property. The Space is full of quirks, like the outside toilet (which is more of a novelty than in full use), the artwork, bathroom fittings and the self-help breakfast. The owners are friendly, helpful and attentive. On the cold nights, a fire was made in the family room which was really cosy. It is... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Alternative Space B & B

Address: 167 Anton Lubowski Street, Swakopmund, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Erongo Region > Swakopmund
Price Range: $85 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“You will enjoy the little gardens and all the little cute nooks in the place”
 of 5 bubbles mldg82, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles EglePov, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“They all looked lovely”
 of 5 bubbles Perkins1984, 10 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The room right by the entrance has an outside bath tub set under a tree. Definitely the one to go for!”
 of 5 bubbles Nutty_Nige, 28 Sep 2014 | Read review
“there is no pool or fitness center but do that at home.”
 of 5 bubbles lula2242, 1 May 2014 | Read review
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