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Hotel europaHof

Swakopmund - Namibia

The Hotel Europa Hof is ideally situated away from Swakopmund's traffic or noise although it is still conveniently located within 3min walking distance from the beach and the city centre. Modern shops, banking and medical facilities and wide range of restaurants and bars and never too far away either. Self-drive tourists in Namibia and families often use the hotel as a base before and after a guided safari or activity / day trip.

There is a distinctive German flair about the architecture and food on offer and subsequently, European and Namibian qualities have been combined, typical for this coastal town. Facilities at the hotel include a restaurant and a bar, a guest lounge, an internet connection, laundry service, disabled access and secure parking.

The Europa Hof's restaurant is a fully-licensed, and has a large 'a la carte' menu of both Namibian and German specialties. A set menu is on offer for large groups and vegetarians are catered for. The chef's specialty is 'Oysters on ice,' and other favourites include a 'Coastal Platter,' a variation of kingklip, monkfish and swordfish, decorated with a prawn, and served with potatoes, and salad. The 'Seafood Platter,' has a selection of fish as above, but with hake, oysters, sole, crayfish and calamari, with salad. The 'Venison Platter, has a selection of game meat, ostrich and crocodile with a mushroom sauce, croquettes and red cabbage! A fine selection of local beers and South African wines can be ordered to compliment meals.

All of the rooms are non-smoking at Hotel Europahof and are either Double or Triple Rooms.

  • Standard Rooms: All of the Double Rooms have twin beds, enabling single occupation. An en-suite bathroom with either a bath or a shower, satellite DSTV, (with German and English channels) a heater, tea & coffee station, an in-room safe and a small desk and work space are standard.
  • Family Rooms: Ideal for a small family of 2 adults and either 1 or 2 children with similar facilities to the Double Rooms.

The Hotel Europa Hof. Part of the Swakopmund town picture, since the beginning of the 20th Century!

Accommodation in Namibia

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Activities from Swakopmund
Ballooning in Swakopmund

A hot air balloon ride over the Namib Desert

Bird Watching Day Trips

Full & half day trips from Swakopmund to various birding hotspots in the Namib Desert

Cape Cross Tour

A half day tour (with morning and afternoon departures) to the seal colony at Cape Cross

Cape Cross & Messum Crater Tour

Visits the seal colony at Cape Cross and the Messum Crater which is best known for it's desert adapted plants such as the Welwitschia Mirabilis


Everything from sharks to pilchards

Living Desert Tour

A half day tour into the Namib Desert

Namib Desert Day Trip

A day trip from Swakopmund into the Namib Desert

Namib Desert Night Walks

Explore the Namib Desert at night on foot - a great way to learn about the nocturnal creatures which inhabit this part of Namibia.

Quad Biking

2 hour guided trip into the dune belt near Swakopmund (50km) - you enter an area where you cannot get to by car or foot. No experience necessary...


Skitter down the slip faces of a tall star dune near Swakopmund at 80km/h on a lie-down board, or enjoy the style and grace of a stand-up board. No experience necessary.

Sandwich Harbour Tour

A day trip from Swakopmund down the Skeleton Coast to Sandwich Harbour


Leave the safety of the aircraft and join a tandem skydive. No experience required!

Spitzkoppe Day Tour

Full day tour to the Spitzkoppe Mountains - you will meet the Damara people and be introduced to the Bushman rock art of the area.

Swakopmund Sightseeing

This tour is an exploration into the past, present & future of the town of Swakopmund

activities from Walvis Bay
Catamaran Cruise

view the lagoon from the comfort of a catamaran

Dolphin Cruise

A dolphin cruise around the Walvis Bay Lagoon

Historian Quad Bike Edu-Desert Tour

Quad biking in the coastal dunes with a difference. These tours concentrate on the fauna, flora & people who inhabit the dune belt, excellent guiding and stunning scenery make this an experience not to be missed

Kayaking & Sandwich Harbour Combo

An eventful day trip combining kayaking on the lagoon with a 4x4 trip through the Namib Desert dunes ending in Sandwich Harbour

Marine & Dune Day Trip

A morning of cruising on the Walvis Bay lagoon is followed by the spectacular and thrilling drive to the natural harbour & splendid birdlife of Sandwich Harbour

Sea Kayaking

Kayaking on the Walvis Bay Lagoon

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Directions to the lodge

The Europa Hof Hotel is situated at 39 Bismarck Street, Swakopmund

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