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Kapps Hotel

Lodge 5.0 Rating
Price 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 USD
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Kapps Hotel
is located in the Luderitz area in the Southern region of Namibia.

Dating back to the earliest years of the colony, this hotel was originally built in 1907, was then owned by the Luderitz family and played a central part in the drama of the great diamond rush.

Major renovations in 2010 certainly tarted the old place up a good deal and from the outside it really does look pretty good. Once inside, however, there is disappointingly little of the old atmosphere, the the bar and restaurant feeling more like a creation from the 1970's than the place where diamond miners paid their bar bills in uncut stones, won and lost fortunes on the card tables. The 22 rooms arranged around an internal courtyard are similarly uninspiring.

Kapps Hotel seems to us to be a missed opportunity. We think it needs to be returned to more a rough-and-ready, centre-of-the-action kind of place ... where people are drawn because of the deep history and authenticity of the place. As things stand it just like any other standard budget hotel.
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