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The Alternative Space

Bed and Breakfast


Digital Nomad Hotspot


Five individually and spacious on-suite rooms.


Free 4G Wifi in all rooms and communal areas.

Courtyards and garden

All rooms have access to the communal courtyards and gardens.

Lounge and indoor fire place

Communal lounge with open fire place.


Modern self catering properly equipped kitchen with pots and pans, dishes and cutlery, stove, oven, fridge, kettle, toaster and coffee maker.

Breakfast and dining room.

Self help buffet breakfast enjoyed in prepared dining room. Guests can also use dining room and utensils for self catering meals.


Extensive library and reading room.


Free on-street parking and free lock-up car parking courtyard.


Free fire wood and fully equipped barbeque facilities.

Free transport to centre of town

Free lifts to the centre of town.

Amenities in bedrooms

Rooms all have door locks, hair dryers, electric blankets, hot water bottles, hangers, shampoo, soap, towels, hot water, toilet paper and sparkling clean white bed linen.

Washing machine

Laundry service or free washing machine use with drying lines in safe area. Upon request guests can be supplied with iron and ironing board in their rooms.

Dedicated work space

Upon special request, three rooms have desks and chairs with proper lighting, wifi and electricity for study or dedicated work. The library also has a proper desk and is used for dedicated work.

Room fridges

Upon request a room fridge can be provided. Communal fridge available in the kitchen.

Secure luggage drop-off

For guests convenience when arriving early or leaving late.

Travel advice and other problems

Owners personally always available to attend to any problems and to provide travel advice and assist with bookings.


Owners available 24 hours per day to let guests in. Room keys allow guests free movement in and out of premises.

Friendly policy

Children, interracial couples, all lovers and all diverse sexual orientations friendly 

Please note: The Alternative Space do not have:

TV,  as people now use their cell phones or laptops
Microwave,  as it is healthier to use the oven
Air conditioning or heating, as the Swakopmund climate is generally mild
Swimming pool, as sandstorms turns pools into mud baths.

The accommodation at the Alternative Space B&B is NOT RECOMMENDED for those that are miserable, or finds pictures of nudity and mixed race relationships, offensive.

Our guarantee is that if you are not cool with anything at the Alternative Space, then please ask for your 100% refund, and please rather book into one of the many other highly esteemed establishments in town. No hard feelings…. Only respect for each other’s way of seeing life and the world.

Rates for 2023:

Bed and Breakfast    
Single room with self help buffet breakfast N$ 800.00
Double room (per person sharing) with self help buffet breakfast N$ 600.00
Triple room (per person sharing) with self help buffet breakfast N$ 500.00
Child age 0-2 years sharing room with parents N$ free
Child age 3-11 years sharing room with parents  (per child) N$ 300.00

Digital Nomad Hotspot
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