This affordable hotel resides a mere five-minute wander from the city centre’s leafy Zoo Park, Independence Avenue’s cafes, restaurants and boutiques, and a few steps further to the iconic and historic Christ Church. A small and refreshing outdoor swimming pool, intimate light-filled bar and quality restaurant serving authentic Namibian cuisine await guests, as does its outdoor terrace, a perfect setting for an alfresco meal. Rooms are simple, yet tastefully furnished and provide a welcome comfortable air-conditioned retreat.
Why we recommend the Protea Hotel Furstenhof
- Affordable hotel close to Zoo Park
- Comfortable air-conditioned rooms
- Restaurant serving authentic Namibian cuisine
- Stroll to cafés, restaurants and shopping
- Easy access to historic and cultural sites
Attractions near the Protea Hotel Furstenhof
Tour the landscape on horseback
Explore the vast African wilderness in a unique way with a horse riding tour. Located just 15 kilometres outside of Windhoek, Equitrails Namibia offer rides for all experience levels, from beginner to advanced. Suitable for both children and adults, visitors can take part in riding lessons as well as private and group rides.
Popular rides, which allow you to experience the true magnitude of the Namibian desert, include the champagne breakfast ride, the daylong picnic ride, and the exquisite three-hour sunset ride. Equitrails Namibia also offers multi-day excursions for those who want to go further afield. Horse riding is an excellent alternative to hiking and four-wheel drive exploring, and is a truly memorable way to discover Windhoek.
Discover the history of Katutura
The local government developed the Windhoek region of Katutura in the 1950s as an apartheid township. Apartheid towns were created throughout southern Africa as communities where the black population was separated from the white. The majority of black Namibians lived in a different area until the creation of Katutura, and the move was met with great opposition.
Today Katatura is home to 60 per cent of Windhoek’s population and is a spirited hub of culture and vivacity. A guided tour to this part of town is highly recommended for those wishing to learn about the history of Namibia’s cultural divide. There are also a number of organisations to visit in this area that provide insight into the current social situation.
|Laundry service||Wheel chair access in hotel|
|Swimming pool||Swimming pool|
|Health club or gym||Day spa|
|Tea and coffee making facilities||Internet (common wireless)|