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Toulouse, France
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

very nice welcome and very central place in swakopmund. really cosy atmosphere where all is explained. good breakfast. at any moment, it is checked if nothing is missing. secured parking and efficient wifi.

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Franeker, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we loved the Secret Garden Guesthouse. We had the hexagonal room in the garden wich was excellent. Bright, very clean and comfortable with even cookies added to the coffe/tea facilties. Welcoming chocolate on the cushion. The GH is beautiful decorated and everything is done so well. Very tasteful. Great art everywhere and we discovered new things all the time. The... More 

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Drammen, Norway
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

was received by a friendly lady. Maybe a bit pushy on the sales pitch for excursions to my taste, but she was certainly doing her job. Ended up booking a boat trip for me and my wife and the "kids" booked a bike trip. My wife noted on the trip leaflet that we were to be picked up at 08:10,... More 

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Alicante, Spain
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59 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a comfortable guest house,well run and as the name suggests with a charming garden/courtyard in which to unwind after a day out. We had a desert tour and saw all the 'little five' creatures with an expert guide and also a tour to Wallis bay to see Flamingoes and Pelicans and a harbour trip to see seals dolphins... More 

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Sestri Levante
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The room was clean but very cold, just a little better the following day. Good the breakfast. The old owner was very rude difficult to manage with.. Don't forget to leave the key and don't ask for a better wifi!!!! We don't think to make the same choice the next time.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Although the accommodation is fair, the pricing is a tad on the expensive side for what you get. (Very old cathode ray TV set and dated furnishings) The owner/management were extremely rude as a result of which my family and I checked-out after 1 night of a 5 night stay. I could not believe how they spoke to their guests... More 

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Windhoek, Namibia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I have never in my life and all the places all over the world that I have stayed in , met a ruder host. He has no idea of the hospitality industry. He Is absolutely condecending and thinks he is doing you a favor. A person feels as though you are a total inconvenience to them. I have no idea... More 

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AdrianBrett
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

We had a thoroughly enjoyable stay at this Guesthouse when we stayed for 2 nights. The room was lovely, large and clean.There were many nice little touches around the place, both in the rooms and in the garden outside and the common areas. The breakfast was good too. Our hosts were helpful to us on several occasions, recommending places to... More 

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Gaborone, Botswana
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

The first impression of the Secret Garden Guesthouse belies what is behind the door. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The hosts are sometimes give the impression you are in the way, although the receptionist upon arrival was very helpful. The Bistro attached to the guesthouse is well worth a visit. the location is fantastic as it is within walking... More 

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Largo, Florida
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 August 2015

where friendly and sometimes they gave the impression that you are an inconvenience to them. The location is a positive point as it is close (easy walking distance) to central downtown and restaurants and attractions - Tug, The Pier, Museum, Crystal Gallery etc. Rooms have heated bathroom floors only. Since we are frequent travelers to the coast during Namibia's "winter... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about The Secret Garden Guesthouse

Address: 36 Bismarck Street | P.O.Box 2609, Swakopmund 9000, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Erongo Region > Swakopmund
Price Range: ₹ 4,079 - ₹ 5,828 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Secret Garden Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“the hexagonal room in the garden was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles meacrea, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The wifi is best in common areas. As with a lot of places in Africa it wasn't the fasted wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles AdrianBrett, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the garden so all equal .”
 of 5 bubbles BugsCleghorn, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“If you travel by car choose room number 5 or 6 next to the parking lot. Easier to carry luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles Leehaas, 20 Oct 2014 | Read review
“We liked the flat upstairs, S2. There is a good view of the garden and rooftops and it is spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles FrancophileJane, 26 Jan 2014 | Read review
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