Vibrant, ever-changing Windhoek is home to some incredible accommodations with uniquely Namibian sensibilities. Windhoek, Namibia’s capital city, has so much german colonial influence as it was once colonized by German. You get to see this from the architecture within the city. If you’re passing through on your way to a safari adventure, Windhoek is a fascinating place to stop and explore. These are my ten picks of very affordable places to stay in the city.


1. Chameleon Backpackers 

Chameleon is a modern, fun, and cosmopolitan Backpackers for all travelers, regardless of their budget and level of comfort.

Offers: Dorms & budget rooms, Standard rooms, Luxury rooms, Executive 1-bedroom Apartments, Long-term accommodations, Day-trips and Activities

Address: 5 Voight Street, Windhoek

Contact:   081 128 4624


2. Kate’s Nest Guesthouse 

Set In Windhoek, Kate’s Nest Guesthouse offers accommodation 2 km from Eros Airport. It boasts air-conditioned rooms and free WiFi. Free private parking is available on-site. Each room at Kate’s Nest is warmly decorated with a rustic feel and features a seating area where you can relax. Some of the rooms offer a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and private bathrooms

Offers: Single Bedroom with Private Bathroom, Budget Double or Twin Rooms, Budget Single Rooms, and Day visits.

Address: 4 Aristotles Street, Academia, Windhoek

Contact: 061 227 170


3. Avani Hotel 

Stay in the heart of Namibia’s capital city with access to all the action, culture and wildlife; perfect for business or pleasure.

Offers: Avani room, Avani mountain view room, Avani superior room, Avani business room, Avani suite, Avani presidential suite, restaurant, casino, and rooftop bar.

Address: Gustav Voigts Centre, 129 Independence Ave, Windhoek

Contact: 061 280 000


4. Ardeco Self-Catering Apartments 

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Ardeco Self Catering s apartment is situated in Windhoek, 5 miles from Eros airport. This venue with 1 bedroom also offers an equipped kitchenette area.

Offers: 1 Bedroom Apartment

Address: Bassingthwaighte Street, Nelson Mandela Ave, Windhoek

Contact: 061 248 300


5. Sand Rose Bed & Breakfast

Easy access from the International Airport Sandrose B&B is closely positioned to the centre of town. From the creative mind of Paolo Bassi, this most impressive property will come as a pleasant surprise to the visitor. The mixture of East African & Latiin Architecture sits comfortable in the creative City of Windhoek. Beautifully appointed rooms will offer you the tranquility you need and the swimming pool offers welcome relief from the ruthless Namibian heat.


Offers: Double, Single & Twin en-suite rooms.

Address: 13 Brits Street, Klein Windhoek, Windhoek

Contact: 081 448 1222


6. AIR SPACE Apartments

Air Space Apartments was established with a sole purpose of offering stunning, modern affordable apartments to corporate, families and individual travelers in Johannesburg and Windhoek.

Offers: Freedom Plaza 1 Bedroom & 2 Bedroom Apartments

Address: Freedom Plaza, Windhoek, Namibia

Contact: +264 81 3769419


7. Urban Camp 

UrbanCamp is a centrally located comfortable camping ground situated in the heart of Windhoek. It is the perfect get away with all the convenience of being in town. Big shady trees, a Beergarden, Wi-Fi internet, on-site ATM, nice bathrooms and a sparkling pool – will get you WINDHOOKED.

Offers: Camping ground

Address: No 2 Schanzen Street, Windhoek

Contact: 081 162 0761


8. The Olive Exclusive – Boutique Hotel 

The Olive Exclusive – the first ultra-luxurious sanctuary of its kind in the Namibian capital – is cool, contemporary and stylish but with a warm heart and authentic African soul. Its sleek, modern lines are complemented by organic textures, natural furnishings, an eco-friendly approach and dedicated personal service.

Offers: Senior suites, junior suites, self-catering apartments and restaurant.

Address: 22 Promenaden Rd, Windhoek

Contact: 061 383 890


9. Voigtland Guesthouse

Voigtland Guesthouse is delightfully different and combines an atmosphere of old world charm with a unique modern style. Meet Namibia’s cutest giraffes during your stay with us.

Offers: Rooms and Giraffe interactions.

Address: Voigtland Windhoek, Rural

Contact: 062 540 419


10. GocheGanas – Luxury lodge & Wellness centre 

Situated a mere 29 kilometres South East from Windhoek on a hilltop overlooking a spectacular landscape, GocheGanas is a Luxury Lodge offering a unique combination of Wildlife, Nature and Wellness experiences.

Offers: Family suite, Elegant Private Chalets, Wellness Village, Conferences, and Activities

Address: Portion 7 Farm Gocheganas 26, Windhoek

Contact: 061 224 909


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