The Best Budget Hotels in Windhoek

The Best Budget Hotels in Windhoek
Windhoek Gardens Boutique Hotel. © Renata Arends

Windhoek is the capital city of Namibia, as well as its economic, social and cultural hub. A small lively city full of culture, and has a lot to offer the tourists arriving on a daily basis. A city full of hotels and luxury lodges, but isn’t always top choice for the budget traveler. Whether you want to explore the city’s legendary history, art or nightlife, there are plenty accommodation options that are easy on the wallet. Here are some of the best places travelers can stay on a budget. And enjoy themselves at the same time. The weather of Windhoek is always favourable, allowing guests to indulge in a wide variety of unique activities from safari to parachuting.

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Arebbusch Travel Lodge

Arebbusch Travel Lodge windhoek best budget hotels
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The Arebbusch Travel Lodge offer great accommodation options matching a different kind of traveller personality. From luxury accommodation to self-catering accommodation units. Located in a natural setting, minutes away from the capital’s shopping centers, attractions and best restaurants and bars. The rooms are modern with designer touches, and a breathtaking pool area. 

Address: Cnr of Golf & Auas Rd, Olympia, Windhoek, Namibia

African Kwela Guest House

African Kwela Guest House windhoek best budget hotels
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This African Kwela Guest House describes itself as home away from home. Simple and spacious accommodation with exceptional Namibian hospitality. The very nice quiet location is a free luxury. Wake up in the morning to a garden full or birds and flowers, a great way to get introduced to the beauty of Namibia. 

Address: Palm Street, Windhoek, Namibia

Butterfly B&B

The location is convenient but the early morning traffic on the busy outside could be disturbing if you want to sleep out. Butterfly B&B is located in Windhoek and 10 minutes’ drive from Eros Airport. Simple and modern bed and breakfast in Windhoek. They are a great bargain. 

Address: 58 Papageien Road, Hochland Park, Windhoek, Namibia

Faanbergh Accommodation 

Faanbergh Accommodation windhoek best budget hotels
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This budget hotel offers a unique accommodation options for both short and long-term stays. Large ad high quality units with balcony overseeing the Windhoek downtown for sun downer evenings. Great option to explore the popular restaurants, tourist attractions and local shopping markets.

Address: No 4 Merensky Street, Windhoek, Namibia

Windhoek Gardens Boutique Hotel

The Best Budget Hotels in Windhoek
Windhoek Gardens Boutique Hotel. © Renata Arends

This boutique hotel is located less than 10 minutes away from Windhoek’s city centre. The entire building is in its own compound. Modern facilities and well maintained, giving guest chic and stylish vibes with the art touches. The Windhoek Gardens Boutique Hotel promises great experience, and its all worth it for about $70 a night. 

Address: 31, Pasteur Street, Windhoek, Namibia

Urban Camp 

urban camp cheap accommodation in windhoek
Urban Camp Windhoek, Namibia. © This is the Wayne

If you’re looking for a slice of nature, you won’t find much better than the Urban Camp. Located in the heart of Windhoek, the Urban Camp is a funky and modern camping ground. Friendly staff, big shady trees, internet, everything you need. And it’s only a stone throw away from the city centre. Easily the one of the best campsites in Namibia. 

Address: No 2 Schanzen Street, Windhoek, Namibia

Hartmann Suites Serviced Apartments 

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A cool budget self-catering apartment in Windhoek offering short-term and long-term accommodation to guests. Bars and restaurants abound, Hartmann Suites Serviced Apartments is an easy walk to the city centre and close to its art galleries. A location second to none, opportunity to live like locals. 

Address: 22 Robert Mugabe Avenue, Crn Burg & Ballot St, P.O.BOX 86774, Windhoek, Namibia


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