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    AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino

    129 Independent Ave, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
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    Overview
    • Excellent17%
    • Very good52%
    • Average23%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
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    “kalahari sands” (33 reviews)
    “shopping mall” (20 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
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    1 - 5 of 302 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Fix your elevators. have in-house technician to nip these problems before they impact customers. Your managers should learn to take ownership and apologise to the poor service provided not defend the inevitable.

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Great location in the centre of town. As it’s easy to drive in Windhoek we picked up our hire car at the airport and went for the free hotel car parking option. However, with all the refurbishment work to the hotel and the multi-storey car...More

    Thank purplemyrtles
    Response from Christille F, Manager at AVANI Windhoek Hotel & CasinoResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review on your recent stay at AVANI Windhoek Hotel and Casino. Unfortunately and contrary to our DNA of service excellence, the process has to include construction and the disruptions which that brings along for the next 12 months....More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Excellent service, I have enjoyed my stay. Keep up the good work. The service I have received from reception, security, parking, restaurant and in the room was superb. However there is a need to repair the lifts.More

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    Thank marthamR3817JU
    Response from Christille F, Manager at AVANI Windhoek Hotel & CasinoResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review on your recent stay at AVANI Windhoek Hotel and Casino. We are currently busy with refurbishment and our lifts are part of this process. We do apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for your feedback, we are...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Really nice hotel especially after 2 flights from London. The room was very spacious (I think we got a free upgrade). Lovely bathroom and they had a mixture of international sockets to recharge ahead of our tour - a bonus! The breakfast was really good...a...More

    Thank ripsporter
    Response from Christille F, Manager at AVANI Windhoek Hotel & CasinoResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review on your recent stay at AVANI Windhoek Hotel and Casino. We appreciate your feedback and mentions of our buffet and surroundings. thank you so much for a lovely review, we only want the best for our guest....More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The hotel is centrally located with shops and restaurants nearby. The rooms are large and comfortable with a large bathroom and effective a/c, tv. fried etc. There is a problem in that the reception is one floor up from the street and the downward escalator...More

    Thank Bob K
    Response from Christille F, Manager at AVANI Windhoek Hotel & CasinoResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay at AVANI Windhoek Hotel and Casino. We appreciate your business and for reviewing our hotel. We only want the best for our guests, as such it has become par of our DNA to...More

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    About
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    • Free Parking
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Spa
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$130 - US$247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Windhoek
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Windhoek
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 173
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    • Location
    • Namibia >
    • Khomas Region >
    • Windhoek
    • Also Known As
    • Kalahari Sands Hotel And Casino ,
    • Kalahari Sands Hotel Windhoek
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    Lewis B
    3 October 2014|
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    Response from Alan R | Reviewed this property |
    HI I am not from teh hotel - jsut a traveller. Teh airport is 50kms outside fo teh city so best to arrange a transfer. cost is about $US30. The River Crossing lodge is jsut outisde teh city on the same raod to teh... More
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    "Go across the street to the Hilton"
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    "Higher up floors give better window views"
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    "Rooms on lower floors get up and down in the elevator faster."
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    "Great sunset views over the Khomas Hochland from the west facing, higher rooms."
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