Cornerstone Guesthouse: Our View
Our first impression of Cornerstone Guesthouse was one of charm and tranquillity. This is true of much of Namibia, but that impression was particularly noticeable here. Our welcome at the front desk was warm and professional, yet unhurried and personal.
From the front desk, the Cornerstone Guesthouse space expands to their bright dining and lounge area, which is breezy and spacious. The rooms here are modern, well designed, and sparking clean. Throughout Cornerstone Guesthouse, all spaces let in the warm Namibian sun, to the extent possible.
Cornerstone Guesthouse is a small, private, peaceful bed and breakfast establishment in Swakopmund’s old town. From here it is an easy walk to the seafront and the town centre of Swakopmund. The area seemed very safe to us as we walked around. Indeed, the whole town struck us as remarkably safe to explore on foot.
Occupying a quiet corner of Swakopmund near The Marine Museum and The Old Brewery, Cornerstone Guesthouse offers the intimacy of a family-run B&B combined with the modern amenities of a luxury hotel.
Within a few minutes from Cornerstone Guesthouse, you can walk to Swakopmund’s beaches, cafés, restaurants, and lively pubs. Swakopmund’s other attractions, including a variety of interesting shops and markets in the town, are within walking distance too.
Cornerstone Guesthouse also offers a self-catering apartment that is fitted to the highest standards, with modern appliances and luxury furnishings.
Cornerstone Guesthouse: Quick Facts
- Satellite TV
- Mini fridge
- Kettle with complimentary tea and coffee
- Outside entrance with private patio
- En suite with shower
- Digital safe
- International wall sockets
- Airport transfers
- Same day laundry service
- Hair dryer and iron available on request
- Lounge area with satellite TV
- Private garden
- Secure off-street parking
- Activities and dining booking service
Cornerstone Guesthouse: The Details
All the rooms at Cornerstone Guesthouse have an en-suite bathroom with a large solar-assisted shower and modern fittings. Room facilities include a wall-mounted LCD flat-screen satellite TV, mini fridge, kettle with complimentary tea-and-coffee, outside entrance and private patio, digital safe, hairdryer, iron and ironing board on request, international wall sockets, and free wireless Internet access.
The breakfast room at Cornerstone Guesthouse is large, light, and airy. Guests can sit on the veranda on warm days or inside at individual tables. An inclusive breakfast is offered with a fresh selection of fruits, juices, yoghurts, breads, preserves, and eggs and bacon cooked to order. Freshly brewed coffee and a variety of teas are available at breakfast too.
Facilities and services include same-day laundry service, airport transfers, a lounge area with satellite TV, private garden, secure off-street parking, activities and dining booking service, and wireless Internet throughout the guest house.
Cornerstone Guesthouse provides bed and breakfast accommodation in seven rooms, five of which are double/twin rooms and two are family rooms which can sleep four each. The rooms all have private entrances and patios with table and chairs. Inside, the rooms are light, spacious and neat with tile and wood floors, beach house colours and your choice of double or twin beds.
Swakopmund is a small town with charming neo-Gothic German architecture located on the Skeleton Coast. The town is 30 km north of the port city of Walvis Bay and 70 km south of the fishing village of Henties Bay. It is a highly recommended stopover en route north or south between Etosha and Sossusvlei.