also known as Puccini International Hostel (47 dorm beds, 9 double rooms) 4 Puccini St; PO Box 31396, Windhoek; tel/fax: 061 236355; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Between Sam Nujoma and Hosea Kutako drives, just beyond the railway, Puccini St is less than ten minutes' walk from town. A very popular backpackers' lodge, this has a pool, sauna, secure parking, and a well-equipped kitchen, including a pizza oven. Rates include bed linen and a light breakfast, though more substantial fare can be provided at extra cost. The owner, Christabella, together with her Jack Russells, provide a relaxed atmosphere and can help with booking trips or hire cars.