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AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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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 6 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 3 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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Patricia P, Manager at AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

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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Frinton on Sea
Reviewed 11 December 2015

My wife and I stayed here on 2 occasions in October. The hotel is well appointed and the rooms have all the amenities one might expect in a high class hotel. We were lucky to be staying on a Friday night when the restaurant provides a superb seafood buffet. The casino is an added bonus as a short visit on...

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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. We are happy that you enjoyed your staff with us, and look forward to hosting you again in the future. Regards

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

It's not the newest and swankiest hotel in Windhoek but I always land up in Avani Kalahari (that's the new name of the hotel) because of the friendly staff. They exude a warmth which makes you feel like you're coming back to family. The buffet is one of the betters ones in the city too.

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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 important to us. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, and look forward to hosting you again in the future. Regards

Banbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2015

I recently stayed at the Avani during a business trip to Namibia. The hotel as clean comfortable and well laid out. The staff were polite and courteous and went out of their way to assist. The food was very reasonably priced and very good. We mainly ate from the buffet but it was a good standard of food and very...

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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. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future Kind regards

Saugatuck, Michigan
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Safe central location within a few blocks of everything in downtown Windhoek. Would be good for both tourists and business guests. Above indoor mall so convenient shopping, banking. Room was very comfortable. Service was adequate, a little slow but friendly. Small rooftop pool with disappointing views. Would recommend to start or end a trip to Namibia, but also look at...

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

Good Day, Thank you for your review. We value your comments, so that we can continuously improve our product. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future Regards

Voorburg, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 November 2015

The Hotel is according International Standard, with comfortable rooms and beds, view on the city and inside a shopping centre. What it lacks is a garden. The roof top pool has little greenery and was even in hot November cold. I had a few problems, such as not working of the safe and the door that did not lock. Although...

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

Good Day, Thank you for your review. We apologise for any small glitches you experienced during your stay with us, but are happy that there will promptly resolved. We hope that you will stay with us again in the near future. Kind regards

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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: RM503 - RM1,418 (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 Spa Hotel in Windhoek
#3 Luxury Hotel in Windhoek
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“rooms on top floor have a great view”
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“Enjoyed the Namibian sunrise and sunsets - get a room with an East or West view.”
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“Higher up in the hotel: better view - east (or North) facing rooms have the best views of city architecture.”
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”
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“Great place for Business..”
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