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dayton, ohio
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is an excellent small hotel/guest house. We had a very nice room-best in house with a great view of the lagoon. (Room 9) Good breakfasts. Virtually across the street is The Raft restaurant which is easy walk and very nice place to eat. Parking is super tight but they will help you get in and out. Recommend the dolphin...

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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent ambiance, good food, good service, friendly staff. They just need to put soap in the rooms is there is no soap in the room. If you use the hand lotion you and liquid handwash you get a charge on your credit card

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Portland, OR
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stayed two nights, at the conclusion of a week-long drive around Namibia. Staff was helpful, room comfortable. Just what we needed. Easy walk to nearby restaurants, although the Oyster Box does have its own restaurant.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Located with free seaview and near one of the best restsurants in toen (The Raft). Friendly and helpful staff. Wonderful decorated room. Flamingos and dolphins in front of lodge from time to time. Breakfast is good.

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London
Reviewed 25 August 2016

What a shame. Superbly located this should be a great success, but I can not recall having stayed anywhere where the concept of service is so lacking. The only meal served (apart from a limited day time light snack menu) is breakfast, but it is does so with aching slowness and inefficiency. Glasses, plates and cups run out all the...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I visited Walvis bay on a business trip and what a cosy quiet little town with beautiful surroundings. The guest house is cosy and arty, clean, comfortable and over all beautiful. Staff was very helpful and the breakfast was good. Will definitely be back in the future.

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Pleasant stay with friendly staff, amazing view of the bay from several views, safe parking, staff even washed out car for just N$150, free wifi, mediocre breakfast but again the view made up for it, and really cozy room. Best place we stayed at during our trip through Namibia!

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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This is still my favorite place to stay in Walvis bay. Small, friendly, neat and quiet. Although my last stay was more than acceptable, it seems that there is someone new in management as everything somehow seems cleaner, neater and more perfect, right down to the hot cup of coffee in the morning. Great morning sunrise for breakfast. Will be...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Lovely setting fronting the lagoon, not far from “everything”. A few things needed attention and they were all dealt with. Very helpful and welcoming staff. Our room had a great view of the lagoon, users of some rooms would need to use the generous lounge near reception for a full view. The upstairs breakfast area was a delight, sharing the...

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Reviewed 20 February 2016

This is definitely my favourite place to stay in Walvis Bay. Rooms are neat, functional and always clean. The breakfast room has an awesome view over the lagoon. So relaxing watching the pelicans and flamingos feeding, while you wake up drinking a fresh cup of coffee.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Oyster Box Guesthouse

Address: Esplanade & 2nd Street, Walvis Bay, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Erongo Region > Walvis Bay
Price Range: $133 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Oyster Box Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Avoid the rooms on the ground floor by the car park at the rear”
 of 5 bubbles Erskinemay, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the best view (if it is important to you)”
 of 5 bubbles MatthewL200, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Try and book upper floor to get views”
 of 5 bubbles Ricecracker58, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Would not recommend!”
 of 5 bubbles David71242, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Great views from the rooms upstairs”
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 of 5 bubbles GDTravelsMargateRSA, 9 Jul 2015 | Read review
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