|Classification|||||A.11.3.2. (Complexes of) Buildings, Private, Hotels|
|Place|||||Swakopmund, Cn Albertina Amathila Ave / Tobias Hainyeko St|
|Site Environment|||||Part of an ensemble of buildings of German colonial style.|
|Instangible Aspects|||||Most richly ornamented building in Namibia.|
|Previous Use|||||Hotel, administration, dwelling.|
|Refences|||||Official Gazette 4786, No. AG 109, 1983. Vogt, Andreas, "National Monuments in Namibia", Windhoek 2004, p.176-177.|
|Legal Status|||||Declared as National Monument on 15.06.1983 by the National Monuments Council of South Africa (NMC, National Monuments Act 1969, No. 28).|
Two-storeyed with a mansarde roof. Richly ornamented in neo-Barock style. Numerous bays, balconies and gables. Atlas figure on top of the corner gable. Other figurines such as angels, lions and masks. On a northern gable the initials "HD"..
Erected 1905-1906 by Hermann Dietz for his own use. Recently extended by two wings flanking the main part. Units were sold then.