Hotel Heinitzburg

5 star hotel


22 Heinitzburg Street WindhoekSee nearby area


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    This is Windhoek’s most royal B&B option – quite literally, as it’s located inside Heinitzburg Castle, which was commissioned in 1914 by Count von Schwerin for his fiancée, Margarethe von Heinitz. A member of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux hotel group, the Heinitzburg is far and beyond the most personable upmarket accommodation in Windhoek. Rooms have been updated for the 21st century with satellite TV and air-con, though the highlight of the hotel is the palatial dining room, which offers excellent gourmet cuisine and an extensive wine dungeon.

    Our independent authors have visited Hotel Heinitzburg and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Windhoek.

    Description provided by property

    Hotel Heinitzburg is a restored castle with a unique architecture, set on top of a hill in Windhoek. It features a pool in a manicured garden, a wine cellar and two restaurants.

    The rooms are gracefully decorated with classic finishes. Each room is air-conditioned and comes equipped with a minibar and flat-screen satellite TV. The private bathroom includes a shower and free toiletries.

    Heinitzburg’s gourmet restaurant, Leo’s at the Castle overlooks the skyline of the city and offers an à la carte menu. The Garden Terrace with views of the surrounding mountains serves snacks and refreshments.

    Guests can relax on sun loungers around the swimming pool. For those looking for a bit of adventure, the Daan Viljoen Game Reserve can be found 25 km away.

    Free Wi-Fi and private parking is available. Eros Airport is a 12-minute drive away and Windhoek Hosea Kutako International Airport is 40 km from the hotel.

    Services & facilities

    • Breakfast
      • Breakfast in the room
    • Non-smoking
      • Non-smoking throughout
      • Non-smoking rooms
    • Outdoor space
      • Terrace
      • Garden
    • Guest services
      • Room service
    • Restaurant/Café
      • Restaurant (à la carte)
    • Transport/transfers
      • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
    • Bureau de Change/ATM
      • Currency exchange
    • Wi-Fi/internet access
      • Free WiFi
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