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Hansa Hotel

Namibia Coast

Rating: Mid-range    

Hansa Hotel overview

Hansa is Namibia's oldest hotel and has been welcoming guests since 1905. Its name is well known and respected in Swakopmund and beyond. The rooms and suites, 58 in all, provide comfortable and thoughtfully designed accommodation. TV, radio, internet access and direct dial telephone come as standard, as does the underfloor heating. All rooms are en-suite with either a bath or shower.

Swakopmund, known as the adventure capital of Namibia, offers all manner of activities on land and water. The dunes provide great scope for sand boarding and quad biking, while boat trips let you get close to Cape fur seals and pelicans. The town centre lends itself to exploring on foot, with many interesting historical buildings, museums and shops, and there are beaches within walking distance where you can pass lazy hours.

Breakfast and dinner are served in the main restaurant, the latter featuring local seafood and game complimented by wine, and lunch is usually taken on the terrarce overlooking the garden. When you want to relax after a day's adventuring or sightseeing, the bar is the perfect place, and you'll also have the chance to meet fellow travellers. The open fire is lit on chilly evenings, making it feel even more cosy.   


Open: Hansa Hotel is open all year.

Location: The hotel is in the centre of Swakopmund. It is a 10 minute drive from Swakopmund airport.

Rooms: There are 49 twin/double rooms, 5 family rooms and 4 suites. All have underfloor heating, satellite TV, IDD phone, high speed internet access, tea and coffee maker, safe, hairdryer and en-suite bathroom or shower room. In addition suites are air conditioned and each has a lounge.

Activities: Swakopmund offers a host of activities. These include sea kayaking, boat trips to see seals, fishing trips, sand boarding, quad biking on the dunes and scenic flights, all of which you can try on a stay at Hans Hotel. In the town itself there are shops, craft markets, museums and historical buildings. You can spend time on the beach and go swimming in the ocean.

Facilities: There are 2 restaurants: the Equestrian Room is the main dining room and is used for breakfast and dinner, and The Terrace, used for lunch and private parties. The hotel also has a bar and a lounge. The hotel offers has a foreign exchange desk. There are laundry and dry cleaning services.

Dining: Meals are eaten at individual tables in the 2 restaurants (see above).

Children: Children of all ages are welcome. There are larger rooms for families. 

Health: Swakopmund is considered a low risk malaria area.

Communication: There is free Wi-Fi internet access in the main hotel areas and high speed internet in the guest rooms.

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