Central Guesthouse is a bed and breakfast establishment situated in the heart of old Swakopmund. It is within easy walking distance of the towns restaurants, shops, museums, beaches and all other main amenities. It is very popular with individual travellers, families and especially members of the business community. Until recently this property was called 'Cental Guesthouse' due to it location close to the Swakopmund town center.
Business facilities include a computer available in the lounge, as well as a room desk and Wi-fi facilities in the main building as well as the rooms. Both floors of the house have an 'honesty' mini-bar and 24hr tea/coffee station. In the late afternoons, coffee and/or biscuits/cake can be ordered and in winter the fireplace is lit to ward off that winter chill. There is a smoking area outside in the garden.
A continental or cooked breakfast of bacon and eggs can be ordered in the breakfast room. The management are happy to recommend one of the many bars and restaurants in the town for lunch or dinner. Breakfast and lunch packs can be ordered by guests who may be away for the day on business or on a day trip in Swakopmund or Walvis Bay.
Accommodation is in double rooms stylishly furnished with dark mahogany furniture. An en-suite bathroom, flat screen TV and a hair-dryer are standard. Rest assured in extra length beds, orthopaedic mattresses and top quality white linen. A heater can be requested on those colder, winter nights.
Children are most welcome at Central Guesthouse and a cot is available for the very youngest member of the family. There are a wide variety of day trips and activities that can be arranged in Swakopmund and Walvis Bay
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.
Fishing: 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.
Sandboarding: 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.
Skydiving: 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.
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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These are honest reviews, both good and bad, from our travellers who visited this property.
A WONDERFUL place. The owner was so very much kind. I loved the place, and would recomend it with enthusiasm.
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