• 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 with 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
  • Wine cellar with top South African wines
  • All rooms uniquely decorated

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The Wine Cellar is the pride and joy of the castle, built into the mountain rock, and housing 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

    Swimming Pool
    Babysitting service available
    Beauty or wellness therapist
    Laundry service
    Wi-fi available


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.

Standard Deluxe Room

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.

Standard Deluxe Room AMENITIES

    Mini bar
    En-suite shower only


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  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015 $95 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 $95 Bed & Breakfast

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. Comfort Deluxe Room,Family Room,Superior Deluxe Room Request a quote for rate detail

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

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Liesel van Zyl

Liesel van Zyl

Product Manager

"This grand yet charming castle, converted into a boutique hotel is intimate with few rooms and spacious grounds; I love the summer dining on the terrace!"



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