This four-star resort is conveniently situated at the gateway to the Namibian Skeleton Coast Park, earned its stars within months of opening. The hotel was designed to complement the architecture of the historic railway station building (commissioned in 1902) which today forms part of the hotel’s public areas. The Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre is located in the historic holiday town of Swakopmund. The renovated and restored station was reopened on 10 December 1994.
The exclusive hotel offers the perfect balance between charming, old world tradition and the thrill and excitement of modern day entertainment. With the vast options of activities and leisure, The Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre offers the perfect holiday experience for everyone, from businessmen to travelling families.
Within weeks of opening, the Hotel earned the highest accolade in the hospitality industry when it was voted the "Best Hotel In Namibia for 1994/1995". True to the standard set by the management and staff during the first year, the Swakopmund Hotel was again voted the "Best Hotel in Namibia for 1995/1996". This achievement is a front runner in Namibia as this is the first time the same Hotel claims the award for two consecutive years.
The Hotel hosted, among others, 85 of the world's most beautiful women in the lead up to the 1995 Miss Universe Pageant held in Namibia in May. Presidents, Prime Minister, Business Leaders, Royalty, Celebrities, Local and International Television Crews, World-wide product launches and Major International Conferences, have all had a part to play in this enfolding charter.
The Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre caters for all your needs. The Hotel combines traditional Namibian hospitality with service excellence from the 90 spacious rooms and two sumptuous Presidential suite to the warm and inviting Platform One Restaurant.
Namibia's premier resort offers the best seafood in town at the Captain's Tavern and world class gambling in the state-of-the-art Mermaid Casino with tempting progressive jackpots. This resort also has an Entertainment Centre, complete with a gym, two cinemas, a video-arcade with the latest games specialty shopping and fast food outlet.