Hotel Heinitzburg sits on a hill overlooking Windhoek, and combines old world charm with modern comfort. With spacious, generously appointed suites, Hotel Heinitzburg is well equipped for the modern luxury traveler, and is the perfect bookend to any safari experience in Namibia.

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It was the year 1914 when Count von Schwerin commissioned Castle Heinitzburg for his fiancée, Margarethe von Heinitz. The Hotel Heinitzburg of today reflects this romantic history throughout each of the individual suites, 16 in all. Each elegantly appointed suite features fresh and understated color schemes, gilded accents, tufted detailing, and sumptuous linens that drape invitingly over the head of the plush bed or frame the sunny windows. No two suites are styled alike, but each offer guests a private en-suite bath, independent air conditioning controls, a private minibar and electronic safe, and a comfortable sanctuary within Windhoek.

If the castle accommodations didn’t evoke enough of a royal air of exclusivity, the elevated culinary options found at Hotel Heinitzburg will certainly delight the discerning luxury traveler. The gourmet restaurant Leo’s at the Castle presents dishes a la carte from their curated menu of local and international flavors. Sample South African vintages from the well-stocked wine cellar, ingeniously integrated into the mountain rock of the hillside. From a cozy table at the Garden Terrace, diners can admire the beautiful Namibian sunsets over the twinkling lights of the city. Hosts Beate and Tibor Raith head a skilled team of staff with the singular goal of making each guest feel warmly welcomed. A testament to their commitment to excellence, Hotel Heinitzburg is a proud member of the Relais & Chateaux Southern African & Indian Ocean delegation. For over 50 years, this association has represented everything the discerning traveler expects, namely the five C’s of excellence: Courtesy, Charm, Character, Calm, and Cuisine. The Hotel Heinitzburg represents each of these characteristics beautifully.

Hotel Heinitzburg is the ideal destination to complement any Namibian safari adventure. The famous coastal town of Swakopmund, the red dunes and lunar landscapes of the Namib Desert, Etosha National Park, and Fish River Canyon are just a few of the sites that are easily accessed from Windhoek. Whether beginning or ending a journey here, guests can expect a relaxing, peaceful stay.

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