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Essence of Africa Guesthouse

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Front of property
Desk, soundproofing, free WiFi, bed sheets
Budget Double Room | Bathroom
Front of property
Standard Double room

Overview of Essence of Africa Guesthouse

Essence of Africa Guesthouse

3.0 star property
3-star Windhoek guesthouse with bar/lounge
8.0 out of 10 Very good
8.0/10 Very good

Property highlights

  • Airport transfer
  • Pet-friendly
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
9 Goudsnip Street, Windhoek, Khomas, 9000
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • Meeting rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Barbecue grills
Feel at home
  • Fridge
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate sitting area
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

Budget Double Room

  • 15 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed OR 1 Double Bed

Delux Family room

  • 40 sq m
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Queen Bed

Delux Double Room

  • 25 sq m
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

Getting around

  • Windhoek (ERS-Eros) - 7 min drive
  • Windhoek (WDH-Hosea Kutako) - 44 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Jonnos Bistro - 5 min drive
  • KFC - 4 min drive
  • Mugg & Bean Town Square - 5 min drive
  • Sicilia Restaurant - 4 min drive
  • Seattle Coffee Company - 5 min drive

About this property

Essence of Africa Guesthouse

Essence of Africa Guesthouse is only 3.7 mi (6 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle. You can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge, and cooked-to-order breakfast is available daily.


Afrikaans, English

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 7 rooms


  • Check-in time from 11:00 AM until 10:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (1 total, up to 11 lb per pet)*


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–10 AM
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Working away

  • Meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Fridge


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NAD 80 per person
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge


  • Pet deposit: NAD 100.00 per stay
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of NAD 100 per pet, per night


This property accepts cash.

Also known as

Essence Africa Guesthouse Windhoek
Essence Africa Guesthouse
Essence Africa Windhoek
Essence Of Africa
Essence of Africa Guesthouse Windhoek
Essence of Africa Guesthouse Guesthouse
Essence of Africa Guesthouse Guesthouse Windhoek

Frequently asked questions

Are pets allowed at Essence of Africa Guesthouse?
Yes, pets are welcome, with a limit of 1 total and maximum weight of 11 lb per pet. There's a charge of NAD 100 per pet, per night, and there's also a deposit of NAD 100.00 per stay.
Is parking offered on site at Essence of Africa Guesthouse?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Essence of Africa Guesthouse?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Essence of Africa Guesthouse?
You can check in from 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
Is there an on-site casino at Essence of Africa Guesthouse?
No, this guest house doesn't have a casino, but Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino (5-min drive) and Plaza Casino (5-min drive) are both nearby.



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8/10 Very good

Very quiet
I like the guest house and can recomend it. It's not really at the city town but close to Windhoek town center. Suitable for couple band Honey moon .Taximan struggled to find the location but easily find it when picked me to the airport. It's close to the shops.
Nelito, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

1-night trip
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