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Helmeringhausen Hotel

Southern Namibia

The Helmeringhausen Hotel lies in the tiny settlement of Helmeringhausen in southern Namibia. It is an ideal stopover on the long drive between Lüderitz and theNamib-Naukluft Park, Sossusvlei or Fish River Canyon. Guests can expect a typical German hospitality from the attentive owners & managers.

The Hotel is part of the historic 10,000 ha Farm Helmeringhausen and was founded during the German colonial era as a farm by a member of the Schutztruppe or German Colonial Infantry. Later it became famous for its Karakul sheep breeding and presently cattle, sheep and goats are farmed here.

Hotel Helmeringhausen boasts a fully licensed restaurant and a swimming pool (for hotel guest use). Enjoy a cold beer or glass of Cape Wine in their well-stocked bar, whilst you catch up on all the local news or exchange travel information with fellow guests. There is also have a cozy lounge with comfortable sofas and a fireplace.

A hearty buffet breakfast, fresh farm produce for lunch, or a 3-course, set dinner menu are all served in the restaurant.

After a long day's desert driving, many guests enjoy a dip in the crystal clear swimming pool. There is also an outdoor beer and coffee garden, set amongst the hotels lush garden.

There are 22 well-appointed rooms:

  • Single: 1 Single Room is fitted with an en-suite bathroom & mosquito nets.
  • Double: 19 Double Rooms have an en-suite bathroom, twin beds, bedside table/lamp and mosquito nets.
  • Family Rooms: 2 Family Rooms are equipped with similar facilities to the Double Rooms. 1 of the rooms is for 2 adults and 1 child and the other is for 2 adults and 2 children.

Nature drives and hiking trails are available in and around the premises. Helmeringhausen Hotel also has an airstrip, with pre-arranged transfers to and from the lodge for their guests.

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  • Helmeringhausen Hotel: Entrance To The Hotel
  • Helmeringhausen Hotel: Restaurant
  • Helmeringhausen Hotel: Hotel Gardens
  • Helmeringhausen Hotel: What To Expect
  • Helmeringhausen Hotel: Pool Area
  • Helmeringhausen Hotel: Bedroom
  • Helmeringhausen Hotel: Setting Out On A Farm Drive
  • Helmeringhausen Hotel: Sociable Weavers Nest
  • Helmeringhausen Hotel: The Agricultural Museum
  • Helmeringhausen Hotel: The Garden Ducks
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Nature Drives
The hotel is part of the historic 10,000ha Farm Helmeringhausen. Drives are usually conducted in the late afternoon for around 2.5hrs. Interesting explanations on flora and fauna are supplied along the way.
Walking
There is a short walking route of only around 5mins duration, but it is suitable for all ages. It takes you up to the nearby hill where some chairs and tables are provided. Take a bottle of something with you and enjoy the beautiful sunset as well.
Birding
From the beer garden is a popular pastime. The weavers' nests are a source of constant enjoyment and activity.
National Monument
The old German Police Station at Chamies is around a 20km away. Trips can be arranged or self-drive yourselves there. The graves are well-maintained.
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Directions to the lodge

Situated in the hamlet of Helmeringhausen

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