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The hotel is under AVANI group now. It is now called Hotel Avani. All bar areas have been converted... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Windhoek, Namibia
Cozy and not too busy.

All the standard fare, but with very friendly staff. The casino feels safe and classy and the bar... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Paarl, South Africa
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14 Sep 2017
“Name change”
12 Jun 2017
“Cozy and not too busy.”
Windhoek, Namibia’s capital city, is described as a city with a ‘continental’ atmosphere and this can be ascribed to its architecture – historical buildings dating back to German colonial rule. Windhoek was initially known as Ai-gams a Nama word...more
129 Independence Ave | Gustav Voigts Centre, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
+264 61 280 0000
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

The hotel is under AVANI group now. It is now called Hotel Avani. All bar areas have been converted into casinos. For some of us who does not indulge in gambling activities, it poses a bit of a problem.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Manneckey
Reviewed 12 June 2017

All the standard fare, but with very friendly staff. The casino feels safe and classy and the bar area comfortable.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 471andrev
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Bad service, arrogant waitresses and frankly unmannered. Patrons that frequent the place seem like beggars, asking for money, taxi money, etc. Rubbish place.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Alfred-Heinz N
Reviewed 9 October 2016

What a pleasure to sit and walk around in a non smoking casino, with friendly and professional staff. Free coffee or tea available while playing.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 766zendab
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Overnight stay for business. Booking was messed up and eventually after about 90 minutes, a room was found. Rooms are spacious, but overall experience very average

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank GaryvE
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Decent enough hotel on Windhoek's main street, Independence Avenue. Was there for a week on a conference and the conference services were very good, professional business center with helpful staff and a floor set aside for meeting rooms with the 14th floor (with terrific views...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Pete F
Patricia P, Manager at Kalahari Sands Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2016

Good Day, Thank you for your review - we value all feedback given by our guests and continually strive to improve our products and services. We hope that you will again stay with us at your next stay regards

Reviewed 8 January 2016

Lots of machines, life TV in the Bar and good service,very well for friend to gather and the whole family for eating and having fun

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Torque-rob
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Stayed here a few times while on business and always a great stay with a nice restaurant, bar and great rooms. Great staff and excellent service and all this is above a mall which I enjoyed that moment you needed something from store. Its in...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Ashley S
Patricia P, Manager at Kalahari Sands Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2015

Good Day, Thank you for taking your time to review our property. Thank you for your positive feedback. It is important to us that the product and service that we offer our clients is of the highest quality. We look forward to hosting you again...More

Reviewed 16 November 2015

The hotel was very central located,cleanand comfortable rooms. staff were friendly and helpfull and there food was divine so delicious a will defnitly go back there again will recomended it to othersMore

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Sweetienoel
Patricia P, Manager at Kalahari Sands Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2015

Good Day, Thank you for taking time to review our hotel. We are pleased that you had such a pleasant stay with us, and we look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Kind Regards Patricia Pickering Marketing Manager AVANI Windhoek Hotel &...More

Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Great hotel with the entrance on the top floor of the mall. Great food options in the mall if you want to escape the hotels food. (I love wimpy lol). The service is great and the rooms are near perfect. I think very recently renovated....More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank dcharannia
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