Windhoek

Hotels & places to stay in Windhoek

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Olive Grove

Olive Grove

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The Olive Grove is a stylish guesthouse in Windhoek's Klein Windhoek suburb. Taking its name from the neighbouring grove of olive ...More about Olive Grove

Good  88%
(231 reviews)

Nice spot but we were there less than 24 hours, so I haven't any comments. reviews...

Elegant Guesthouse

Elegant Guesthouse

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The Elegant Guesthouse is a relatively simple but stylish owner-run guesthouse situated in the residential area of Klein Windhoek...More about Elegant Guesthouse

Good  86%
(106 reviews)

Only a small guesthouse, but just what we needed. Matilda looked after all our needs and cooked a fine breakfast as well. a taxi was arranged to take us to Joe's Beerhouse ... reviews...

Haus Sonneneck

Haus Sonneneck

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Located in the suburb of Eros Park, Haus Sonneneck is rapidly gaining a reputation as one of Windhoek's best pensions. It is ...More about Haus Sonneneck

Good  87%
(90 reviews)

We felt sorry for the owners as the next door property had jack hammers working on building site all day long, even on Saturday. Basic rooms, hard bed. Meagre breakfast... reviews...

Galton House

Galton House

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Galton House, named after the early explorer Sir Francis Galton, opened in Windhoek's residential suburb of Eros in December 2011...More about Galton House

Good  90%
(64 reviews)

We stayed here for one night at start of trip. Good accommodation and reasonable food reviews...

Villa Violet

Villa Violet

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Villa Violet is a small guesthouse run by helpful owners, Ben and Heidi Dassac. Situated in the suburb of Klein Windhoek, just ...More about Villa Violet

Good  88%
(55 reviews)

see day 1 [Ed: see below!] reviews...

River Crossing

River Crossing

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Just 3km from the centre of Windhoek, towards the airport, River Crossing is set in a 6,500 hectare game reserve. Although it ...More about River Crossing

Good  82%
(49 reviews)

This was a quick stop before catching an early morning flight out. The pool and deck areas were very nice. The staff was friendly too. reviews...

Heinitzburg Hotel

Heinitzburg Hotel

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Affording superb views of Windhoek from its location on top of a hill, the Heinitzburg Hotel is a small converted castle that ...More about Heinitzburg Hotel

Good  83%
(30 reviews)

The room is small and comfortable, but nothing very special despite being a castle. We were given an adjoining room, and we could hear everything that was going on in the ... reviews...

Terra Africa

Terra Africa

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Terra Africa is a guesthouse in Windhoek. Expert Africa sent travellers here from about 2007 to 2009, and as you'll see from ...More about Terra Africa

Good  86%
(29 reviews)

comments already given. [Ed: See the review below that these travellers wrote at the start of their trip. They commented: "Easy to find prominent location. Comfort... reviews...

Gocheganas Lodge & Spa

Gocheganas Lodge & Spa

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Situated on a hilltop overlooking spectacular landscapes Gocheganas Lodge & Spa is only 29km south east of Windhoek. The name ...More about Gocheganas Lodge & Spa

Excellent  96%
(17 reviews)

Gocheganas was a great place for us to start our holiday, not too far from Windhoek after our flights. The accommodation was huge and luxurious, with beautiful views - our ... reviews...

Rivendell Guesthouse

Rivendell Guesthouse

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Rivendell Guesthouse is situated in one of Windhoek's many suburbs. The guesthouse's charm is in its simplicity and homeliness ...More about Rivendell Guesthouse

Good  90%
(16 reviews)

Rivendell was comfortable and pleasant, however we only stayed overnight reviews...

Etango Ranch Guest Farm

Etango Ranch Guest Farm

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Own by the Grellmann family, Etango Ranch Guest Farm is ideally placed for travellers who wish to be close to Windhoek International ...More about Etango Ranch G. Farm

Excellent  93%
(11 reviews)

Very conveniently situated 5 mins from the airport but on a farm in the bush with a lovely garden and interesting succulent plants. reviews...

Olive Exclusive

Olive Exclusive

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Overlooking a neighbouring olive grove, The Olive Exclusive is a small boutique hotel situated in the quiet suburb of Klein Windhoek, ...More about Olive Exclusive

Excellent  96%
(9 reviews)

This is, in our opinion, the best place to stay in Windhoek either at the start or end of your holiday. It is only 35 mins from the airport, relatively easy to find. Being ... reviews...

Sun Karros Daan Viljoen

Sun Karros Daan Viljoen

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‘Daan Viljoen National Park’ has always been one of the smallest of Namibia’s national parks; covering just 40km², it’s smaller ...More about Sun Karros Daan Viljoen

Good  78%
(9 reviews)

Sun Karros was unfortunately a major disappointment. From the moment we arrived at reception to find the staff arguing with multiple people who had turned up from Windhoek ... reviews...

Pension Palmquell

Pension Palmquell

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In a quiet setting amongst some palm trees, Pension Palmquell is slightly out of Windhoek town centre. It is a bit to far to ...More about Pension Palmquell

Good  88%
(8 reviews)

A perfect location for a first night stop, in a quiet residential area, with easy access from the airport. A bonus, was the excellent evening meals they offer 6 days a ... reviews...

Vertigo Boutique Hotel

Vertigo Boutique Hotel

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STOP PRESS! Sadly, Vertigo Boutique Hotel has now closed and is no longer accepting bookings. Please take a look at our alternative ...More about Vertigo Boutique Hotel

Good  77%
(7 reviews)

The staff were pleasant and helpful. One very kindly drove us to and from Joe's Beer Keller for our dinner. However the hotel is located well outside of the centre of ... reviews...

Hotel Pension Thule

Hotel Pension Thule

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Hotel Pension Thule has similarly stunning views across the city and a sense of chic, with twelve large, air-conditioned rooms, ...More about Hotel Pension Thule

Excellent  97%
(6 reviews)

see earlier comments reviews...

Villa Verdi

Villa Verdi

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In many ways the small guesthouse of Villa Verdi, off John Meinert Street, set the standards for small hotels in Windhoek in ...More about Villa Verdi

Average  67%
(6 reviews)

This is the downside of our otherwise great holiday. Tracy had booked a superior room for us what we got was a tatty 'apartment' no 3. On complaining to the disinterested ... reviews...

Avani Windhoek Hotel

Avani Windhoek Hotel

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In the heart of Windhoek’s CBD the Avani Windhoek Hotel and Casino (formerly known as the Kalahari Sands Hotel) has a convenient ...More about Avani Windhoek Hotel

Good  80%
(4 reviews)

the reception desk was very helpfulvry helpful reviews...

Immanuel Wilderness Lodge

Immanuel Wilderness Lodge

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Situated only about twenty minutes north of Windhoek, Immanuel Wilderness Lodge is a very good option for your first or last ...More about Immanuel Wild'ss Lodge

Good  85%
(4 reviews)

Directions to the lodge could have been better. Very pleasant for an overnight stay close to Windhoek after a longish journey. The Namibian cheese was wonderful! reviews...

Monte Bello Guesthouse

Monte Bello Guesthouse

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None of the team at Expert Africa has visited Monte Bello Guesthouse, but this is what we know about it... Monte Bello Guesthouse ...More about Monte Bello Guesthouse

Excellent  100%
(3 reviews)

Highly recommended reviews...

Casa Blanca Boutique Hotel

Casa Blanca Boutique Hotel

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In a quiet residential area on the edge of Windhoek lies Casa Blanca Boutique Hotel, just under 10 minutes drive from the city centre...More about Casa Blanca Boutique

Good  80%
(1 reviews)

Clean rooms, but rather out-dated style-wise. Nice communal areas with lovely gardens and pool area. Some slighltly off-the-wall food combinations at dinner, but not bad... reviews...

Desert Express

Desert Express

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Want an alternative way to travel between Windhoek and Swakopmund? The Desert Express is a train that travels through the desert, ...More about Desert Express

Good  80%
(1 reviews)

Two hours delayed departure because of the generator not working properly - not really a huge problem for us who had no appointments! Everything got a bit delayed, though ... reviews...

Hilltop Guesthouse

Hilltop Guesthouse

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Hilltop Guesthouse (aka Hilltop Guest House) is a Bavarian-style house situated in a cul-de-sac in a quiet residential area on the north side of Windhoek, in a suburb called Klein Windhoek. It was built in the 1950s as an art studio, making it quite old by Windhoek's standards. As its name implies, ...More about Hilltop Guesthouse