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Windsor
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely facilities, good value Around a 10 minute drive into swako we found this lodge to be very peaceful with well kept grounds and a nice pool. Our chalet was massive with a lounge, bedroom and separate bathroom. Staff v nice & friendly. We drove into Swako for dinner each night. Breakfast was expensive at N$95 each for cereal, eggs,...

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Reviewed 6 June 2016

Gecko Lodge is a little way out of Swakopmund but the roads are good and the drive only takes about 15 minutes in traffic so it really is convenient. The self catering chalets are modern, really large and very well appointed in terms of furniture, linen, crockery etc. Private back garden with built in braai and outside furniture make it...

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Pretoria
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Nice self catering units in the middle of the desert. Beautiful house, lovely braai boma, something different! Take lovely walks in the desert, among beautiful countryside. View a million stars at night, after a breathtaking sunset!

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Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We enjoyed our night's stay at Gecko Ridge. They did accommodate us with breakfast early the morning (at 06:00) as we had to leave early. The rooms are very tidy and neat as well as the property. Thank you Gecko Ridge.

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Thank Michelle D
Drachten, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 March 2016

In the dessert of the Namib is this a oasis. We stay only one night on the campsite but it was very good. A nice atmosphere en very friendly staf. We recommend this place to every on who wants to stay near to Swakopmund.

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Thank jillardfaber
Swakopmund, Namibia
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We made use of the self-catering units and we had a very good time since we traveled with my medium size dog. We had a nice size garden to ourselves and safe parking and fully kitted out unit. It's only 10-15 min drive outside Swakopmund, and this ensures quiet and peacefulness.

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Gecko Ridge is about 12.5 km away from the hustle & bustle of Swakopmund. We were lucky to be directed to this guesthouse by a lady in the tourist office. It was high season & we had not pre-booked anywhere. The host (sorry, but we forgot his name) was most welcoming, he's approachable, amenable & conversational. The house is beautifully...

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Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Spent christmas there- away from the buzz in Swakopmund. It is a a beautiful place, very tasteful interior and a beautiful garden. Lovely pool, too. Breakfast was served next to this fantastic kitchen by very friendly and cheerful staff. Any question you had - there would be a helpful answer....

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Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 7 January 2016

The service was excellent, i liked the rooms they are in a very good conditions and your hotel is very clean and its location is good also its environment. Would like to revisit it with my family toward end of year. i give it five stars

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Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We stayed in one of the two self catering chalets at the guest house on two separate occasions during our Namibia trip. We found both good and bad features. The chalet has a lovely patio with braai at the back, which is well shielded from the wind. It is spacious and reasonably equipped for self catering. However, the shower was...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The ultimate oasis, 15 km from Swakopmund. Indulge in style and luxury in a peaceful and tranquil environment. The gym, outdoor lapa and spacious luxury rooms are the ultimate in terms of luxury and comfort. Wooden sun decks for a sundowner and amazing sunsets over the Namib desert and moon landscape. Just outside the fog line, Gecko Ridge enjoys beautiful sunny days. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gecko Ridge Guesthouse

Address: Plot 120 Swakop River, Swakopmund 9000, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Erongo Region > Swakopmund
Price Range: $15 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gecko Ridge Guesthouse 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“If you need help with things to do in town they are more than happy to recommend some.”
  • Our private bbq area from our chalet
 of 5 bubbles ItsAllBee, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Self catered rooms are huge and much better!”
 of 5 bubbles savask, 20 Sep 2014 | Read review
“The views from the upper rooms with their balconies are superb.”
 of 5 bubbles fothersScotland, 6 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Get one upstairs to enjoy the views”
 of 5 bubbles N1120A, 7 Jan 2014 | Read review
“I was booked into room No. 1 which was spacious and had a balcony with a great view of the surroundings.”
 of 5 bubbles JayJordan10, 5 Jul 2013 | Read review
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