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The Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre is a centrally positioned four-star hotel. It is built in and around the old Station Building in Swakopmund and dates back to 1901. After extensive renovations, it has been restored to its former Victorian glory, and has been opened as one of the towns premier hotel's since the end of 1994.

Accommodation is in either 44 twin, 30 family, 14 luxury rooms or 2 luxury suites. They are all decorated and fashioned in a Victorian style, reminiscent of a civilized and graceful bygone era. All of the rooms have an en-suite bathroom, (with bath, shower and toilet), individual air-conditioning, a television, tea/coffee station, direct dial telephones, electronic safes, electric razor plugs, a fully-stocked mini-bar, hair-dryer, and an 8 channel satellite TV system. (Including a German channel and MNet).

As one would expect in such a large hotel, there is an extremely wide range of amenities and services available here. There is an outdoor pool, a house doctor on call, cottage hospital, babysitting/cots, same day laundry and dry cleaning services, valet service, hair salon, secure parking, Internet and e-mail connection, Casino, curio shop, reflexologist and gym. The Entertainment Centre has a cinema, children's games room, specialty shops and a fully equipped gym.

Breakfast, lunch and light meals are served throughout the day. Dinner is served in the Platform One restaurant, and guests can choose from the 'a la carte' menu or from the specialty buffet. Alternatively, they may prefer to opt for the Station Grill restaurant, next to the Mermaid Casino. Fresh line fish, shellfish and other delicious seafood dishes, are served here.

The Spitzkoppe Conference Centre can accommodate any function, from a conference to a banquet. Up to 350 people can be seated in a variety of configurations. It is the ideal venue for weddings and parties, not to mention a superb choice for that unusual specialty function. There is also a dance floor, and ramps can be assembled for fashion show cat-walks.

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