Sams Giardino is a small, intimate guesthouse located in Swakopmund, on Namibia’s central Skeleton Coast. It is characterised by its numerous thoughtful presented yet unpretentious guest amenities and services usually only found in more costly hotels and lodges. True to our motto hospitality with a touch of heart the Giardino embraces the best in Swiss hospitality traditions and Mediterranean life-style enriched by its unique African surroundings.
An experienced hotelier by trade, its founder and owner-manager, Samuel Egger, his dedicated team of local staff and his ever present PR Manager-on-four-paws, a Bernese Mountain Dog, ensure that each individual guest will keep fond memories of the Giardino Experience. From healthy breakfasts and stylish gourmet dinners accompanied by an exquisite selection of Cape wines, to relaxing stimulation to be found in the Giardino’s lush gardens and libraries of books and videos as well as in cosy bedrooms featuring many natural materials and conveniences, Sam’s Giardino is a tranquil oasis for the active holiday traveller designed to nurture body, mind and soul.
We cater for guests of all ages who will find accommodation in 8 twin- or double-bedded rooms en suite looking out onto the garden and taking a 3rd bed on request. There is safe on-site parking, internet access and coffee/tea/water for self-service available at no extra charge, and our reception assists with activity and restaurant bookings around our coastal home area as much as with travel advice for around Namibia and office support requirements. Our location in the quiet eastern residential area of Kramersdorf is only 10 minutes walk from Swakopmunds town centre and main beaches, and has got the additional advantage of enjoying more sunshine due to its likewise close proximity to the Namib Desert.
Whether you prefer to communicate in German, English or French, whether you have special dietary requirements or whether you would like to make use of our special offers for long-term stays, you can rest assured that the Giardino team will be there to make you feel comfortable and at home-away-from-home. By prior arrangement, our Mr. Beethoven might even welcome your small canine companion for a visit or join you on walks. Come and enjoy the best things life has got to offer at Sams Giardino!