The Olive Exclusive

Windhoek, Namibia

At a Glance

  • A boutique hotel in a quiet corner of Windhoek

  • Dedicated personal service

  • Eco-friendly

  • The perfect luxury base in Windhoek

  • Contemporary in style with a simple elegance

  • Each of the seven suites is individually designed and comes complete with its own lounge, fireplace and dining room

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Best time to Visit

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The best time to visit Windhoek is between May and September, when it's cool and dry. Summer (November to March) is hot with heavy rains that sometimes make the gravel roads to the Namib completely impassable.

December and January see the main school holidays: much of the populace heads to the coast, so if you visit during this time you may find some shops and restaurants closed.

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Insider's View

Seven unique suites all decorated to reflect a different region of Namibia

Indulge in a bubble bath with sweeping views of the Windhoek Mountains.

Enjoy traditional cuisine with a modern twist at the Olive Restaurant.

Have a delicious dinner on the terrace over looking the lights of Windhoek

Each of the four Premier Suites has its own private plunge pool

Modern, contemporary interiors designed by renowned photographer and decorator Micky Hoyle

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The Olive Exclusive Boutique Hotel is a contemporary and luxurious boutique hotel with seven uniquely designed suites, in a quiet residential area of Windhoek. It is the perfect place to spend a night while in Windhoek.

The Olive Exclusive Boutique Hotel is the sister property to the already well established Olive Grove Guest House. The hotel has been designed to be elegant yet contemporary. Each suite has been individually designed to reflect a different area of Namibia and each suite has its own lounge area with a fireplace and dining room for private dining. There is also a private deck where guests can relax on the shaded day beds or enjoy an al fresco lunch in privacy. The premium suite also comes with its own private plunge pool. All of the rooms have all the modern conveniences you would expect, air-conditioning, high definition satellite TV, Wi-Fi access and a fully stocked mini bar, complete with a premium wine selection. There is also a laptop in every suite for guests to check the internet.

The welcome received here is friendly, attentive and very professional. The Olive Restaurant is a true delight with the head chef creating tantalizing menus, lunch and dinner are served à la carte and guests can request to dine in their private dining room or on their private deck if they wish.

Simple elegance is what defines The Olive Exclusive from the rough-hewn benches and granite surfaces. The walls are all beautifully decorated with photographs of the spectacular Namibian landscapes all taken by South African designer and photographer Mick Hoyle. The Olive Exclusive is an ideal spot for anyone looking to explore Windhoek.

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The Olive Grove Exclusive has seven uniquely decorated suites, four Premier Suites and three Junior Suites. Each of the Premier Suites has its own private terrace and private pool and all the rooms have air conditioning, iPod docking stations, satellite television and a laptop with Wi-Fi. Then there's a fully stocked mini bar, complete with a premium wine selection.


Children of all ages are very welcome at The Olive Exclusive and children 6 years and under stay free of charge when sharing with two full paying adults.


The Olive Exclusive is situated on a serene hillside location in Windhoek with lovely views from every room. The beautifully decorated lounge and bar area is perfect for relaxing in the evenings with a drink and there is also a swimming pool and tranquil, terraced garden area. The Olive restaurant is open all day and serves to all dietary requirements.


The Olive Exclusive is situated in Windhoek and is a perfect base from which to explore the city. There is also a Wellness Room where guests can enjoy a range from treatments including massages and facials as well as a range of other treatments.



Meg Shepro (Staff)

The chic and comfortable Olive Exclusive made for the perfect respite after my long travel to Namibia and before I began exploring the country. This intimate hotel offers exquisite service and quiet accommodation in beautifully appointed rooms, ideal for a relaxing afternoon and evening. The Olive Restaurant is one of the top restaurants in Windhoek and I really enjoyed the various choices of local influence. With an easily accessible location to both the international and domestic airport this is my top choice for a quick stay in Windhoek.


Miles McConnell (Staff)

The Olive Exclusive is unquestionably Windhoek's most luxurious hotel with stylish and very spacious modern bedrooms with large windows that take advantage of the sun resulting in bright airy rooms.

The in house restaurant is one of the best in town and is ideal for those arriving of an international flight. The service was also extemporary and the reception team are always willing to make suggestions and reservations for dinner in town for those there on a longer stay.


Rose Gemmell (Staff)

A beautiful boutique hotel in the heart of Windhoek. All of the rooms are uniquely decorated and really spacious each with their own private balcony's to soak up the sun. The hotel serves a daily breakfast and also has an in house dinner menu, perfect for guests arriving that day who just want a quiet night in and a light supper. This is the perfect place to stay for an overnight stop over in Windhoek whether its at the beginning or end of your holiday.


Louisa Verney (Staff)

The Olive Exclusive is a wonderful and stylish small boutique hotel. It was a fabulous and tranquil place to spend my first night in Namibia after an overnight flight. I loved the way each suite has it's own theme and colour scheme each based on a different region in Namibia. The staff were very helpful and you can either dine here or they can make some great recommendations of places to dine in Windhoek.

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Windhoek, Namibia

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