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Punta Uva, Costa Rica
Reviewed 13 March 2016

The building is absolutely amazing! When asking Frenus how he designed it, he said, "I didn't design it, I built it. When you design things they tend to turn into boxes." This is perfectly exemplified in his use of soft curves, interesting angles and unique aesthetic appeals. It results in a place that is not only open and inviting, but...

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Lithuania
Reviewed 6 February 2016

one of the best stays during our trip in Namibia. Special feeling while being there: eating plenty breakfast or sitting with glass of wine in the courtyard. Unusual design of rooms justifies the name of the place Alternative and reminds us that lot of staff we are used to use can be different even ourselves:) Special thank for Frenus and...

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2Thank EglePov
Reviewed 16 January 2016

We spent a couple of nights at Alternative Space. Very very different. And very nice. The atmosphere, the friendliness and care. The bath in the inner yard. Frenus and Sibylle coming every morming and wondering how things were and talking a bit. So who likes not the standard hotel but something different, a big recommendation.

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Lugano, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Great B&B in a quite and residential area of Swakopsmund. The nice couple of Sybille and Frenus make sure that the stay is comfortable. With all their knowledge they have been very helpful in the organisation of our excursions. We also had many interesting and enriching discussions about the area and Namibia in general. The room are quite large and...

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Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

After roughing it in Northern Namibia for a week and a half when we arrived in Swakopmund it felt like we had reached the center of human civilization. And staying in The Alternative Space certainly added to that experience. The owners are very friendly and open people. It was nice to talk to them and get a feel for living...

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Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 7 July 2015

After 10 days of camping we came to Alternative Space and we really fall in love with this place! It's not a typical B&B --> it has a soul! Every room, space a interestingly arranged and I loved being surrounded by art. Furthermore, Frenus and Sybille are just super nice couple and we extremely enjoyed talking with them. They were...

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

This B&B is one of the coolest places i have ever stayed. Interesting art everywhere, lovely rooms, a pretty interior courtyard, super comfy beds and duvets with crisp cotton sheets, electric blankets and hot water bottles, a welcome mini bottle of bubbly, a cosy sitting room with fire from sunset onwards, fully stocked make it yourself breakfast (everything is there...

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Arizona
Reviewed 1 June 2015

After a long drive in the desert it was nice to arrive to the cool town of Sossusvlei. We had booked this hotel thru Allison at the Carboard Box. This was a very delightful place to stay. Upon arrival the owner Sibylle gave us a tour of the property and our room. We were impressed with the layout of the...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 29 April 2015

We stayed one night here as part of our trip around Namibia. Sibylle met us on arrival and showed us to our rooms and around the the place. We could not have asked for a nicer welcome. Frenus joined us later and we had a great chat with him about the history of the Alternative Space and his love of...

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Reviewed 10 November 2014

We have just returned from a 2 week trip touring Namibia which included one night staying at Alternative Space and it was one of the nicest places we stayed on our trip we could not have enjoyed our stay more. Sibylle and Frenus made us feel really welcome from the moment we arrived, organising an activity for us the following...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Alternative Space B & B

Address: 167 Anton Lubowski Street, Swakopmund, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Erongo Region > Swakopmund
Price Range: $80 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“You will enjoy the little gardens and all the little cute nooks in the place”
 of 5 bubbles mldg82, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles EglePov, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“They all looked lovely”
 of 5 bubbles Perkins1984, 10 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The room right by the entrance has an outside bath tub set under a tree. Definitely the one to go for!”
 of 5 bubbles Nutty_Nige, 28 Sep 2014 | Read review
“there is no pool or fitness center but do that at home.”
 of 5 bubbles lula2242, 1 May 2014 | Read review
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