Fully describe the business's activities?
The main hotel consists of 64 rooms and the country hotel consisting of 16 rooms. The hotel & country hotel are separated by a municipal street between them. Both entities cater for the tourist, corporate and government sectors. There are 7 conference venues, the largest one being able to accommodate 160 pax banquet style. There are two A'la Carte restaurants with bars. The restaurants are popular not just with travelers, but with the local community as well. The Hotel accommodation consists of 21 thatched roof rooms and 43 hotel style rooms. The country hotel guests can be accommodated in 16 rooms, where 13 rooms are standard, 2 rooms have kitchenettes and a 1 is a bedroom flat. All rooms have on-suite bathrooms, DSTV, hot and cold air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and a small fridge. The guests can relax at the swimming pool, at the bar or in the two smaller lapa areas. There is a in-house butchery and bakery to cater for the restaurant needs. This business was awarded Trip Advisor's Certificate of Excellence in 2018 and a 8,7 rating from Booking.com in 2017. Both hotels have a 3 star rating.
How long has the business been established?
The hotel was built in 2000. The current owner took over in 2007 and the business has seen immense growth in that time. The new restaurant opened its doors in May 2014. The 16 rooms and 7 conference rooms came into operation in June 2015.
How does the business operate on a daily basis?
Excellent management controlled systems have been established in this business. These are complimented by computer systems.
How are the clients attracted to the business?
There are various direction boards all over town directing visitors to the hotels. Printed advertising is published in the two most popular brochures of the Namibian tourism industry. Alternative advertising is carried out over the internet and various travel & holiday internet sites. Both entities have their own active web sites.
What competition exists?
There is one more hotel in town, however a good relationship exists between the opposition and this business.
What are the seasonal trends?
January is a weaker month, otherwise there are no seasonal trends.
Is the business VAT Registered?
Yes, the business is VAT registered.
What VAT documentation is on file?
All the required VAT documents are up to date and available on file for serious buyers in the due diligence stage.
Are there up-to-date Management Accounts available?
Yes, all management accounts are up-to-date and available on file for serious buyers in the due diligence stage.
What Balance Sheet and Income Statements are available?
All Balance Sheets and Income Statements are available for the last five years for serious buyers in the due diligence stage.
What is the total staff complement?
Both entities currently employ approximately 97 staff. Staff are trained on a daily basis to ensure a high standard of service to their guests.
Give a breakdown of staff/ functions/ length of service?
Staff breakdown, functions and length of service are available to serious buyers during the due diligence stage.
Do any have management potential?
Both entities have the necessary management teams in place to operate on their own. A more than capable accounting team is also in place. The management currently in place ensures that all operations continue normally in the owner's absence.
How involved is the Owner in running the business?
The owner only supervises the businesses and puts policies in place.
What is the square meters of the business?
The hotel is 9,274 mÂ² in total and the country hotel is 3,795 mÂ² in total.
Who is the Owner/Landlord?
These two Hotels sell with the properties. The current owner owns all properties .
Are any items not included in the sale?
The owner's own vehicles are not included in the sale of the business.
Do any require repairing?
Repairs and maintenance are carried out on a regular basis.
Is a full asset list on file?
An asset list will be made available to serious buyers.
This is a well run business with excellent systems in place as well as devoted, trained staff. Large portions of the buildings are new and or newly renovated. Both restaurants are very popular with the locals and with guests from alternative accommodation in town. These two hotels compliment each other in the way of conference facilities in the one hotel and extra accommodation to support the conference side with the opposite hotel. A butchery and bakery supplying both restaurants.
There are no weaknesses perceived.
Municipal approval has been obtained for further expansions of the hotel as the demand for further rooms is on the increase. The expansion for additions to the hotel will add a further 150 rooms and a casino license.
What is the reason for the sale?
The seller wants to change industries and has already purchased a hardware franchise.
Why is this a good business?
The owner has put much of his profit back into the hotels with the result that it is neat and well maintained. They are established and popular hotels which are situated in a quaint town en-route to many popular tourist destinations.
What is the final price and nett profit?
Both hotels and properties are on the market for N$ 61,8 million. Valuations for over N$ 60 million are in place for the properties and buildings. The annual net profit for both hotels is N$ 5,5 million
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