Hotel Heinitzburg

Location: Windhoek and Central Highlands | Namibia

A former 19th century castle; Hotel Heinitzberg is an elegant boutique lodging overlooking Windhoek and the Khomas Highland. Built in 1914 by Count Von Schwerin for his fiancé, Margarethe Von Heinitz, this attractive hotel retains the castle’s original character, blending a hint of contemporary luxury into its design, and stands as one of Windhoek’s top boutique accommodations.
Perfect forCouples seeking extravagant luxury.
In the knowKick back with a sundowner on the terrace as you watch the sinking sun illuminate the horizon.

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  • City Hotel
  • Family-friendly
  • Food & Wine
  • Guesthouse or Inn

Hotel Overview


Windhoek: Namibia’s capital.

Rooms at Hotel Heinitzburg

16 spacious rooms are lavishly styled with an elegant theme and silver and gold furnishings. Each individual in their design, no two rooms are the same, offering a unique experience for every guest.

Food and Facilities

Popular for its fine dining experience, the attractive restaurant is set within a chandelier-clad dining hall that overlooks the magnificent scenery from the castle’s hill-top location. On warmer days, dine alfresco on the outside patio to soak up the dazzling panoramas, and be sure to accompany your meal with a wine from the brilliantly stocked wine cellar, choosing from a bible-thick wine menu.

Activities at Hotel Heinitzburg

Discover the Germanic colonial history of Windhoek, visiting its period buildings and historic monuments, or venture into the scenic surroundings, exploring Khomas Hochland, Daan Viljoen Game Park or the Von François Fort. Alternatively, simply relax in the hotel palm garden and the heated pool, which overlooks the magnificent landscape.

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