Hotel Heinitzburg is one of the most famous hotels in Namibia, situated in the country’s capital Windhoek. It is housed in a beautiful castle that overlooks the city of Windhoek. The castle was commissioned in 1914 and is managed by the Raith family today. The family is known for excellence in hospitality and exquisite cuisine and that is exactly what you might expect at Heinitzburg Hotel. Located near the center of Windhoek, the hotel is the perfect base to explore Namibia’s capital. Windhoek is the social, economic, political, and cultural centre of the country and sights include the National Botanic Garden of Namibia, the Christuskirche, the The Old Breweries Craft Market, the Independence Memorial Museum, the Katutura Township and the nearby Daan Viljoen Game Reserve.
Windhoek is not one of the most famous highlights of Namiba, but it surely is a good place to spend a few days, stock up on supplies before hitting the Namibian roads, or end your trip in style. For the latter, Hotel Heinitzburg is the perfect choice.
The Heinitzburg castle is perched high above Windhoek and offers great views on the city from all communal areas and some of the rooms. It offers luxurious accommodation in romantic elegance, combined with excellent gastronomy.
Rooms And Suites
Hotel Heinitzburg features 16 spacious en-suite rooms, each individually decorated in a very romantic, luxurious style. The interior is classical, with lush fabrics, four-poster beds and hand-made wooden furniture.
Superior Rooms are fully equipped rooms with an en-suite bathroom, air-condition/heating units, telephone, electronic safe, mini-bar and television. Deluxe Rooms are located at the poolside and feature a shower and a bath. The Family Room has similar facilities to the Superior Room but features two rooms, two bathrooms and a connecting door. All rooms boast walk in showers and have all modern amenities.
Hotel Assets And Experiences
Hotel Heinitzburg features a lounge and bar, meeting and conference facilities, a great restaurant “Leo’s at the castle’, a garden terrace, a wine cellar and an outdoor swimming pool. In the Knight’s Room, situated in the original castle, guests can discover authentic historical artworks. There is also a lounge area and valet parking.
Restaurant Leo’s at the Castle is one of Namibia’s most famous fine dining restaurants. Besides great food and splendid wines, it offers spectacular views on the city below. The restaurant is claimed as one of the best in Namibia. The cuisine combines international flavours with a French base and Namibian ingredients. Great dishes include the carpaccio of Springbuck with parmesan, pesto and olive oil, or the Oryx antelope loin served with homemade Kalahari truffle dumplings. All dishes can be completed with excellent wines coming from the pride of the castle: the Wine Cellar. This cellars boasts the largest collection of carefully selected South African wines in Namibia and is built into the mountain rock.
At The Garden Terrace guests can enjoy casual meals, coffee, cakes, snacks and sundowner cocktails, topped with stunning views and spectacular sunsets.
The wonderful continental breakfast can be enjoyed either outdoors in the garden cafe overlooking the city and the mountains or in the old Castle in the Aschenborn Room.
Excellent luxurious accommodation inside a historic castle is combined with fine wining and dining at Hotel Heinitzburg in Namibia’s capital Windhoek. A place to spoil yourself in a romantic and relaxing setting.
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Written by Sven & Ellen