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Cardboard Box Reviews

15 Johann Albrecht St, Windhoek West, Windhoek, Namibia

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72 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 60%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 100%Staff
  • 100%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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Not the place to go if you want somewhere quiet! But it was fun.


Located within walking distance to Independence Ave (main shops and restaurants), and a great atmosphere! However, I took the Intercape in and had to wait outside in the cold for an hour before someone was there to open the gate -- confirm with them that someone will be there early in the morning! Also, not the cleanest hostel in Namibia. Bathrooms/kitchen space gets sparse when the hostel is at capacity, and the internet/wifi had issues while I was there. But if you're backpacking, it's great!


I very much enjoyed my stay at Cardboard Box, so much so that I stayed there 4 times for a total of 10 nights whilst in Namibia. Great vibe, very helpful staff, pancakes included, and a very shirt walk to the main part of the city. Highly reccomended.


I liked this place. When I wanted to do safari and they couldn't get enough people to it, they arranged it with another company. The WIFI is good. Walking distance to the city center, or take a taxi for 10 namibian dollar. I got my own key to the dorm and there was also lockers in the dorm. Some of the toilets and shovers could have been a bit cleaner, but I don't mind. The free breakfirst is nice. 2 pancakes and a cup of coffe.


The common are is good atmosphere but security is very poor, many thieves at this hostel.

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