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Hotel Heinitzburg

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   22 Heinitzburg Street, Windhoek, Namibia
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Ranked #2 of 17 hotels in Windhoek
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel, situated above the town, has a gorgeous terrace. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. Really lovely. BUT be warned: don't eat here. This might have been the worst "upscale" (read faux gourmet) meal we've ever had. Impossible to eat.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located centrally, this hotel offers a nice setting and nice views on the city. Although the outside building looks a bit like a little “manor”, one should not expect much luxury or cosy feeling inside. The room we got (located on the ground floor near the reception area) was decorated very simply with old and rather cheap looking furniture. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Originally I tried to book into a boutique hotel in Windhoek but after a long series of flights we really appreciated arriving at this comfortable, competent hotel. It probably isn't the equivalent of other Relais&Chateaux outside of Namibia but neither is it too stuffy too cope with two teenagers, worn out after 24 hours travelling. We found the hotel and... More

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Big Rapids, Michigan, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This was our upteenth trip to Africa...but our first to Namibia. Our first night stay was at Hotel Heinitzburg....and the accomodations were exceptional. Count von Schweriin commissioned the castle for his fiance Margareth in 2014. As the legend says...love was his inspiration and elegance his achievement. And it still holds today. Gracious host...and dining supreme...with an VERY exceptional wine cellar.... More

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
32 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

After a long trip from the UK via Johannesburg, by the time we reached Windhoek we were weary but the warmth of our reception including a glass of fizz brought to our room which we took to the sundowner terrace dragged us back to life. Perched high up above the Namibian capital with great views, the outdoor terrace provided a... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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134 reviews 134 reviews
45 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Visits 5 and 6 to this hotel confirmed my earlier reviews: Good location, perfect terrasse for a sundowner and an ok restaurant, but very cold rooms in wintertime! Room 14 could not be heated with the airconditioner, room 13 which I got for the second night could be heated with the aircon. But the bathroom stayed cold! The restaurant is... More

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Wuppertal, Germany
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We stayed at the beginning and at the end of our self-driving tour at the Heinitzburg. This beautiful hotel combines the historical building of 1914 with elegant furniture and modern comfort. We stayed in two different rooms and each of it was cosy, with comfortable beds and a spacious shower. Before you go to bed one of the “angels” remake... More

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Guingamp, France
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We booked into the Heinitzburg for two nights at the start of our holiday. After a long flight it was the ideal place to relax. The setting is beautiful - especially the views over Windhoek. The hotel has all the amenities you would expect from a hotel of its class. We ate both nights in the restaurant and we were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We just returned from a 4 night stay here and fell in love with it. It is very nice! The castle has a very nice patio for enjoying wine as well as sitting out for breakfast. The rooms are very nice and the pool area was quite enjoyable and relaxing. Eat at Leo's, it's terrific!

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Brisbane, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

What an amazing experience to stay at this beautiful property. Our room was exceptional, very comfortable. Breakfast was amazing, staff were exceptional. Would have been great to spend more time there will be back. Loved the cat.

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Address: 22 Heinitzburg Street, Windhoek, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Heinitzburg 4.5*
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