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Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Centre

Swakopmund, Namibia

The Swakopmund Hotel is built in the beautifully restored Old Station Building dating to 1901
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The Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Centre is located in Namibia's premier coastal resort townProbably the most unique feature about Namibia is its space. Incessant deserts stretch for miles to meet the most dramatic sunsets you can imagine. This country, with its strong German influence, has a magnificent coastline speckled with charming little towns rich in history.

One such town is Swakopmund, Namibia's premier coastal resort. Built in and around its beautifully restored Old Station Building, dating back to 1901, is the Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre. The hotel combines renowned Namibian hospitality with impeccable service and stylish comfort.

Swakopmund is also known as Namibia's "doorway to the Skeleton Coast" and the town is also only a short distance from the gorgeous dunes of Sossusvlei. Where better to start exploring Namibia's inimitable desert landscape and culture and get far, far away from it all?

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The Swakopmund Hotel includes 90 spacious rooms and two sumptuous Presidential Suites overlooking a charming courtyard and swimming pool, all with satellite TV.

The 43 twin rooms, 30 family rooms, 14 luxury rooms, 2 luxury suites, and 1 paraplegic room are all decorated in a Victorian style reminiscent of a bygone era of grace and civility.

Rooms have individual aircon, television, tea/coffee making facilities, bathroom with bath, shower and toilet, direct dial phones, electronic safes, electric razor plugs, fully stocked mini bars, hair dryers, eight channel TV including a German channel and MNet.

There is a 24-hour room service snack menu.

You can be so far from everything and still have anything you may need at your beck and call. The hotel offers the following amenities and services on the premises:
• House doctor on call
• Cottage hospital
• Babysitting & cots
• Car rental
• Credit cards and foreign exchange
• Same day laundry
• Dry cleaning
• Shops and cinema
• Valet Service
• Hair salon
• Children's games room
• Two in-house tour operators
• Parking
• Internet and e-mail facility
• Casino
• Curio shop
• Reflexologist
• Gym

Casino and Entertainment Centre
The Mermaid Casino offers world class gambling with favorites such as Break the Bank and Double Fortunes, poker, blackjack and roulette tables.

The Entertainment Centre is complete with a gymnasium, hair salon, car hire and business centre.

The Spitzkoppe Conference Centre can accommodate any function from a conference to a banquet. Up to 350 people can be seated in a variety of configurations. It's the ideal venue for weddings and parties and a good choice for speciality functions when you are looking to offer something unusual. There is a dance floor and fashion ramps can be assembled.

Facilities include a 35 mm slide projector, projection screens, a flipchart, an overhead projector, lecterns, a VCR, TV monitor and a proxima (data projector).

The Swakopmund Hotel offers two restaurants, the Platform One, built in elegant Victorian style, offers exquisite cuisine combined with first class service, and the Captain's Tavern, where you can feast on Namibia's bountiful sea harvest of rock lobster, calamari, kabeljou and many more seafood delicacies, all prepared and served to perfection. Both restaurants have a selection of the finest wines that southern Africa has to offer.

Platform One
Befitting its Victorian theme, dinner at the Platform One Restaurant is a slightly ostentatious affair. Here you can choose the à la carte menu or a speciality buffet. Platform One also serves breakfast, lunch and light meals through the day.

Captain's Tavern
Alternatively, you can opt for the Captain's Tavern restaurant, next to the Mermaid Casino. A catch of fresh line fish, shellfish and other seafood is served straight from the Namibian waters. And nobody's better to prepare this feast than chef Louis Anuszkiewiez.

The hotel offers fun and entertainment for the young and the youthful:
• Children's games room
• Outdoor pool
• Casino
• The Entertainment Centre - cinema, speciality shops and fully equipped gym.

Nearby Attractions
You can easily fill your itinerary with more events and excursions than the amount of hours in your day. These are but a number of suggestions:
• Golfing
• Local art galleries
• Tannery
• Karakula Carpet Factory
• Camel farm
• Rossing Uranium Mine
• Martin Luther Locomotive
• Arts and craft shops
• Hansa Breweries
• Angora Rabbit Farm
• Aquarium
• Dolphin Beach and dunes
• Sandwich Harbour
• Spitzkoppe, Kuiseb Delta
• Cape Cross
• Sossusvlei
• Skeleton Coast
• Walvis Bay Lagoon
• The German School
• Prison
• The Old Post Office
• War Memorial
• Woermann Haus
• Canyons or minerals
• Public library

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