• Location: Namibia, Windhoek
  • Type of Accommodation: Hotel
  • Comfort Level: Luxury


Located in the heart of Namibia’s capital – Windhoek – Hotel Heinitzburg is an elegant castle, originally built in 1914, and offers spectacular views over the city and Khomas Hochland Mountains. Originally built by a count for his fiancée, the hotel combines the unique cultural influences of Windhoek, reflecting the German colonial and traditional African heritage.

Explore Windhoek and the surrounding areas on a variety of day trips and excursions. Alternatively, relax beside the swimming pool and admire the breathtaking views of the city skyline and Khomas Hochland Mountains. Hotel Heinitzburg is known for its exceptional levels of service and superb dining.

Recent accolades & press

  •  Member of Relais & Chateaux


  • Skyline & mountain views
  • Gourmet dining at al la carte restaurant
  • Biggest walk-in / spacious wine cellar
  • All rooms uniquely decorated
  • Summer dining on the terrace

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The Wine Cellar is the pride and joy of the castle, built into the mountain rock, the cellar is the biggest in Windhoek and houses a variety of specially selected South African wines.

There are a range of optional services such as same-day laundry, Wifi, a baby-sitting service, and in-house massages.

General Facilities

    Babysitting service available
    Beauty or Wellness therapist
    Concierge service
    Laundry service
    Private balcony or deck
    Swimming pool
    Wi-fi available
    Wine cellar


A delicious breakfast is included in the rate at Hotel Heinitzburg.

Leo's at the Castle is a gourmet restaurant that overlooks the breathtaking skyline of Namibia's capital city, Windhoek. The elegant restaurant offers delicious local and international al la carte dishes, expertly prepared.

During the day, coffees, cakes and other light meals are served at the Garden Terrace, a beautiful spot with a spectacular view of Windhoek. Enjoy a snack and sundowner while watching the breathtaking sunset.

The Knight’s Room is a private dining room located in the original castle, and features original artwork from the past.

Room Description

Each of the 16 en suite rooms at Hotel Heinitzburg is uniquely styled and offers superb views over the city and distant mountains.

All rooms feature air conditioning, heating, a mini bar, and a flat screen TV with satellite channels. The hotel also has inter-leading rooms which are perfect for families.


  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Day tours

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Anja Naude

Anja Naude

Africa Safari Expert

"I find Hotel Heinitzburg a great start (or finish) to any Namibian Journey. This castle-like hotel is certainly one of the leading establishments in Windhoek!"

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