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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 31 January 2016

The Avani is well located within a shopping centre and a couple of upmarket shops are close by. It is also within walking distance of the banking business district. The room was large, clean and spacious, with a very nice bathroom. The breakfast buffet was good. This hotel has what it takes to be very nice, but a lot of...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 31 January 2016

It was second time at this hotel. Location of the hotel is too good about 2-3 Km from city center but has many tourist attractions at walking distance. The hotel building itself has a shopping mall and checker's supermarket. Only problem is that it closes at 5.30 pm. You will also get too many currency conversion counter withing the building....

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Patricia P, Manager at AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Vishalnc, Thank you for posting your comment on TripAdvisor. We were very happy to read your review, and are glad that we could contribute to making your trip to AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino a great experience. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future Sincerely, Patricia Pickering Marketing Manager AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino

Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We were placed here when bad weather disrupted our travel plans. A lovely and luxurious hotel. Great food, excellent room, quiet on the 9th floor just right for an unexpected stopover. Thank you Air Namibia.

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Patricia P, Manager at AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Paul.M Thank you for posting your comment on Tripadvisor. We were very happy to read your review, and are glad that we could contribute to making your unexpected trip to our hotel a good experience. We hope that your next visit to us will be planned, and look forward to hosting you. Kind regards Patricia Pickering AVANI Windhoek Hotel...

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Big and clean rooms, friendly staff, good breakfast and very good value for money. Some hiccups existed like ordering a breakfast box the previous day only to find out that it was not prepared and had to be prepared when asked for it and that the wifi speed was not very good. The location is very central and there are...

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Patricia P, Manager at AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Good Day, Thank you for taking time to review our hotel - your feedback is very important to us in order for us to continuously improve our product. We will seriously look into the areas of concern. Kind regards Patricia Pickering

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

This location has a large open air feel. The casino is modern and updated. The staff if helpful and Friendly. There are lots of machines to try your luck on and the floor has various tables to keep you spending. Make friends with the waitress and tip her well for free drinks, food, smokes etc.

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Patricia P, Manager at AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Jeffhail, Thank you for posting your comment on Tripadvisor. We were very happy to read your review, and are glad that we could contribute to making your trip to the AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino a great experience. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Regards Patricia Pickering Marketing Manager AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 January 2016

For anyone who doesn’t want to go far to enjoy shopping and a bit of gambling; this would be the prefect recently refurbished hotel. The hotel forms part of a shopping mall with local market just across the road. And the rooftop pool is a haven for just relaxing.

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Patricia P, Manager at AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Dear LuxuryEscapesSA, Thank you for taking time to review our hotel. Our guests feedback is very important to us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us Regards Patricia Pickering Marketing Manager AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino

Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I know Avani took over from previous owners. But they need to invest in new furniture and carpeting and towels. The furniture is chipped the carpeting is stained the towels are stained. I don't believe they deserve the four stars. A pity.

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Patricia P, Manager at AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Traveller8611, Thank you for posting your comment on Tripadvisor We were very happy to read your review, and are glad that we could contribute to making your trip to AVANI Windhoek a great experience. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Kind regards Patricia Pickering Marketing Manager AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Comfortable and better than fair sized room with a good bathroom and nice detached shower unit. Hotel was clean and complimentary buffet breakfast beyond what I expected. A bit of a delay checking-in as only one person on duty at reception but nothing too trying. I popped into the casino for a bit. Usual assortment of mainly oriental gamblers. I...

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Patricia P, Manager at AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Dear David S. Thank you for posting your comment on Tripadvisor. We were very happy to read your review, and are glad that we could contribute to making your trip a good experience. We look forward to staying with us again in the future. Patricia Pickering Marketing Manager AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino

Reviewed 23 December 2015

Set within a mixed use block which includes a retail shopping center in the city of Windhoek, the hotel is uniquely sited to cater for different interests. Busy and popular with easy and tourist - friendly check in front desk officers. Tasty and rich buffet menu, environmentally friendly sensor controlled lighting system in the rooms and lobby. It is a...

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Dear Akin O, Thank you for posting your comment on Tripadvisor. Thank you for your positive feedback, we value the opinions of all our guests. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Kind regards Patricia Pickering Marketing Manager AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino

Johannesburg
Reviewed 18 December 2015

I have been staying at the Avani hotel on a weekly basis, on and off, since August until December. It is a great hotel with superb breakfasts, excellent room service and very clean and modern. I would highly recommend anyone to stay here. The wifi is reasonably fast and stable compared to other hotels and the service is quick and...

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Centrally located in the hub of the city center. The newly re-branded AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino offers you a place to pursue both business and pleasure. All rooms are decorated to blend into their earthy surroundings and there's only one aspiration: to give you an unparalleled hospitality experience. So wherever you're coming from and wherever you're going, let the AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino in Windhoek be your first port of call. ... more   less 

Additional Information about AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino

Address: 129 Independent Ave, Windhoek 9000, Namibia (Formerly Kalahari Sands Hotel & Casino)
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Price Range: $159 - $420 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino 4*
Number of rooms: 173
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Also Known As:
Kalahari Sands Hotel Windhoek
Kalahari Sands Hotel And Casino
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Windhoek
#2 Spa Hotel in Windhoek
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“rooms on top floor have a great view”
 of 5 bubbles marcellg2017, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Enjoyed the Namibian sunrise and sunsets - get a room with an East or West view.”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher up in the hotel: better view - east (or North) facing rooms have the best views of city architecture.”
 of 5 bubbles GustavGous, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I had best views of Windhoek, Hilton Hotel and the Namibian Supreme Court.from 14th floor rooms facing East & S. East”
 of 5 bubbles elizabethlS146TE, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Great place for Business..”
 of 5 bubbles augustusg2017, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
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