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Shropshire
Reviewed 1 November 2015

As we were staying 3 nights as part of a long tour, we'd hoped to unpack and relax a little in Swakopmund. Sadly, our room had no furniture to unpack into and nothing comfortable to sit on! There was a kettle to make hot drinks, but no spare power points, so kept having to unplug things to charge up phone,...

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Taplow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Beautiful area surrounded by weaver birds' nests and a spectacular view of the border between the oasis of Swakopmund, the desert and the South Atlantic Ocean. The whole complex was on stilts and it was a really authentic African Style. It is pristinely clean and everything to even the wooden toilet lock was made with a lot of effort. It...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 October 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights as one stop on a longer Namibia holiday and we loved it! Our trip was geared toward wildlife, so it was great to be in a city, but also in the midst of a lovely lagoon with lots of birds and grazing camels!! The camels were a bit of a surprise, but a pleasant...

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TheStiltz, Manager at The Stiltz, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and glad to hear that you enjoyed it. We will have a look at the electrical outlets in the bungalows.

Potchefstroom, North-West, South Africa
Reviewed 2 October 2015

The Stiltz is a unique venue close to the Swakop River. The wood cabins have a rustic atmosphere with great views of the ocean, pelicans and flamingos close by. The town of Swakop is within easy walking distance and breakfast is a delight.

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TheStiltz, Manager at The Stiltz, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Glad to hear that you enjoyed it and that the breakfast was a delight, we will pass your message on to the kitchen staff.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Beautiful setting in Swakopmund with great views of the ocean and lagoon. You are totally in nature, although only a few minutes drive from the central part of town. The rooms are very spacious with interesting finishes and decorations. The staff are very friendly and offered great service. The breakfast room also offer a great view and the food was...

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TheStiltz, Manager at The Stiltz, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Glad that you guys enjoyed it.

Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Since I visit Stiltz for first time near 12 years ago - I return here again and again, year by year, ocean and bay view, pelicans wreck ship (prev) close to town and....SO quite!! You dont need a car just. Walk around and enjoy pure modern african style! Thanx to Danie and Margaret!,

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TheStiltz, Manager at The Stiltz, responded to this review

Thank you that you took the time to write a very nice review about The Stiltz. Looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

We had one of the family villa's. An amazing architecure, it blew me roght out my shoes! When the opportunity arrises to build/buy one of those of my one, I sure will. Location and food are great and a very friendly staff. The lady at the reception is very helpfull and speaks fluent english. I wish I could have stayed...

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TheStiltz, Manager at The Stiltz, responded to this review

We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the villa. Next time you should come for a longer stay at The Stiltz.

Kungalv, Sweden
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We were delighted to find that we had got the bungalow with the view over the lagoon, a perfect place to do some birdwatching in comfort. This year the pelican wasn’t there, but we had flamingos. Nothing terribly rare this year, last year in March we saw Purple gallinule, and also Orange River white-eye in the garden. Another thing to...

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TheStiltz, Manager at The Stiltz, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive feedback and we hope that we will see you for a third time. Hopefully all the birds will then be here.

Swakopmund, Namibia
Reviewed 4 August 2015

It was a great experience to stay over at the Stiltz: The smell of the thatched roof, sound of the ocean, the quietness and being right in the center of Swakopmund town. The view towards the dunes, bird filled lagoon and ocean was wonderful. The breakfast room has a great atmosphere and the best view combined with a great breakfast....

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TheStiltz, Manager at The Stiltz, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and glad to hear that you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again.

Kirchlindach, Switzerland
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Very spacious and beautifully furnished and maintained thatched cabins on stelts, connected with a walkway. Bathroom en suite with hairdryer. The ultimate luxury: electric blankets! The sea view is wonderful and an observation deck is a real treat for birders. Excellent breakfast served by attentive and very kind staff.

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TheStiltz, Manager at The Stiltz, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback. Glad that you enjoyed the bird watching and the breakfast.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Unique in every aspect, staying at The Stiltz offers the most spectacular views in Swakopmund overlooking either the Atlantic Ocean, the river-bed, the sand dunes and the bird rich lagoon at the river mouth ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Stiltz

Address: P O Box 4045, Swakopmund, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Erongo Region > Swakopmund
Price Range: RM459 - RM677 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Stiltz 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Book one of the cottages with sea view (6, 7 and 8)”
 of 5 bubbles Zebrasnoetje, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“rooms 1-2 do not have a great view -room 6 had an awesome view”
 of 5 bubbles Leftmid9, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room no. 7 and 6”
 of 5 bubbles kevindI6010KD, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for nice view”
 of 5 bubbles momsuptoolate, 27 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Avoid rooms 1 & 2.”
 of 5 bubbles Stottytravellers, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
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