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Skeleton Beach backpackers

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  • Terrible7%
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“beautiful walk”(3 reviews)
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All reviewsstayed herecommunal areas arebeautiful walkminute walk to townbasic breakfastfree breakfastdorm roomdecent wifibeds were very comfortableown bathroombook activitiesliving desert tourclose to shopsother guestsstayed longerthe location is perfectthree nights
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Skeleton Beach Backpackers is my home in Swakop. I spend many times there. Rooms are clean, service team is kind, open and helpful and the location is pretty good, very close to the beach and the city center. The kitchen and living room are cozy...More

Thank Jessica P
Response from Erika V, Owner at Skeleton Beach backpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks a for taking time to review us. It is always so good to have our guests keep coming back! this is the best part of what we do is have people keep coming back and hearing all their stories of what they have been...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Typical backpackers. Noisy! Not the kind of place you should use when you travel for business. The room was spacious but stuffy, and when you open the windows the noise from the outside dinning/sitting area is right in the room. Room 4. The toilet/bathroom smelled

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Great cozy homey atmosphere, lovely owner. She cares about each and every client’s wellbeing and happiness. Very accommodating. Excellent breakfast, overall a great place. Cannot complain about anything really. It was genuinely a nice stay. Close to the beach so anice morning walk to the...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

This is the best place to stay if you want to meet other travellers and do further travel. Comfy beds, good simple breakfasts, and nice staff that are helpful. Lovely chilled place, only a minute from the beach and a nice 15 minute walk to...More

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Response from Erika V, Owner at Skeleton Beach backpackersResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We really appreciate your feedback and it is great when it is positive.

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Stayed here several times. This time, unfortunately it was a lot less pleasant. Bathrooms were dirty and staff changed (less friendly except for one young man). The gate’s lock was also not working. There are now nicer alternatives in Swakopmund.More

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Response from Erika V, Owner at Skeleton Beach backpackersResponded 13 February 2018

Thanks for staying with us and I am sorry the experience was not what it was before! We clean rooms, bathrooms and communal areas on a daily basis and some places like the bathrooms are cleaned again during the day! The staff at the moment...More

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US$14 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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tsholo2017
23 March 2017|
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Response from Erika V | Property representative |
Hi we are about 200m from the sea. The different activities include sandboarding, quad biking, skydiving, dolphin boat trips, kayaking and more. Rgds Erika
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"Room 2 is a 4-bed dorm"
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"I was camping so anywhere in the garden was a good spot."
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"I think all the rooms are great for the price!"
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"Rooms closest to lounge are really convenient."
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