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Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino

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Exterior
Outdoor pool
Terrace/patio
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
Avani Superior Room | Minibar, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace

Overview of Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino

Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Windhoek with 3 restaurants and 3 bars/lounges

8,0/10 Very good

124 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
The price is R2 287
Price available on 2023/03/10
Map
Gustav Voigts Centre, 129 Independence Avenue, Windhoek, Khomas, 9000

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Windhoek

Getting around

  • Windhoek (ERS-Eros) - 12 min drive
  • Windhoek (WDH-Hosea Kutako) - 37 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • Restaurant Gathemann - 3 min walk
  • Skybar - 5 min walk
  • Sicilia - 5 min walk
  • Craft Café - 6 min walk
  • Nimms - 7 min walk

About this property

Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino

Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino is just 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle (available 24 hours) for NAD 350 per person one-way. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool or grab a bite to eat at The Dunes Restaurant, which is one of 3 restaurants and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other highlights at this upscale hotel include 3 bars/lounges, a casino, and a 24-hour fitness center. Fellow travelers say good things about the pool and central location.

Languages

Afrikaans, English, German

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of AvaniSHIELD (Avani)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 173 rooms
  • Arranged over 16 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2 PM - midnight
  • Express check-out available
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Children

  • One child (12 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Offsite

  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:00 AM–10:30 AM
  • 3 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)

What to do

  • Golfing nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • On-site car rental
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Built in 1973
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • An outdoor pool
  • Casino
  • 7 casino gaming tables
  • 132 casino slot machines
  • Casino VIP room

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Grab bar near toilet

Languages

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • German

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Plasma television
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Pillow menu
  • Turndown service
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

The Dunes Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Oasis - Onsite bar. Open select days.
Pantry at Avani - This café serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.
Stratos at Avani - Overlooking the pool, this fine-dining restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NAD 245 for adults and NAD 125 for children
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NAD 350 per person (one-way)
  • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of AvaniSHIELD (Avani).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).

Policies

<p>Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site. </p><p>The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. </p><p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

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Frequently asked questions

Does Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?
As of 07 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino on 26 February 2023 start from R1 790, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is NAD 350 per person one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?
You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 10 AM. Express check-out and contactless check-in are available.
Is there an onsite casino at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?
Yes, the 9881 square-foot casino features 132 slot machines and 7 gaming tables.
What is there to do at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino and nearby?
Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino has 3 bars and a casino, as well as an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.
Are there restaurants at or near Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?
Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants, featuring pool views. Nearby restaurants include Skybar (5-min walk), Sicilia (5-min walk), and Craft Café (6-min walk).
What's the area around Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino like?
Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino is in the heart of Windhoek, a short 7-minute walk from Christ Church and 12 minutes' walk from NamibRand Nature Reserve. The local area is considered walkable as well as being good for shopping.

Reviews

8,0

Very good

8,9/10

Cleanliness

8,0/10

Staff & service

9,2/10

Amenities

8,0/10

Property conditions & facilities

9,3/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Steven, 6-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great!
Leonardina, 2-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Geoffrey, 7-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Property was close to things. Easy to get to the road to head to the airport. The cafe seemed to be the only place to eat. The top bar/cafe was not open
David, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Very decent place. Area nice and clean. The pool area was nice very small pool. But the view was great
Chemise Michelle, 2-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Tyler, 3-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very modern hotel with excellent staff and facilities in the center of town
paul, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

The rooms are okay. The food was not. They didn’t have anything I wanted to order from the menu. “They we’re out of stock “ for most staffs. Annoying
Hannes, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Nice hotel at a good price
Juan, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic stay!
Ramohudi Simon, 1-night business trip
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