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Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino

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Outdoor pool, free cabanas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, free cabanas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, free cabanas, sun loungers
AVANI Garden View Room | Minibar, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace

Overview of Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino

Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino

4-star property
4-star hotel in Gaborone with casino and outdoor pool

7,8/10 Good

88 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
The price is R2 312
Price available on 2023/02/10
Nyerere Drive North, Gaborone

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Gaborone

Getting around

  • Gaborone (GBE-Sir Seretse Khama Intl.) - 31 min drive
  • Free airport shuttle


  • The Daily Grind - 18 min walk
  • Main Deck - 3 min drive
  • Pavilion Restaurant - 5 min drive
  • Embassy - 5 min drive
  • Fego - 5 min drive

About this property

Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino

A great choice for a stay in Gaborone, Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino features a free airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a casino. Guests can indulge in deep-tissue massages, then grab a bite to eat at one of the 2 restaurants. An outdoor pool, a poolside bar, and a 24-hour fitness center are other highlights at this upscale hotel. Fellow travelers like the room service and helpful staff.



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 industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
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
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 203 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - midnight
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • 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; to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

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


  • No cribs (infant beds)
  • Babysitting*


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Secured onsite self parking (BWP 1 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited


  • Free airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast each morning (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service

Traveling with children

  • Playground
  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • Tennis lessons
  • Racquetball/squash
  • Golf lessons

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference center


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Golf caddy on site
  • Pool loungers


  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 18 holes of golf
  • An outdoor pool
  • Casino
  • Spa services
  • Golf clubhouse on site
  • 10 casino gaming tables
  • 148 casino slot machines
  • 2 casino VIP rooms
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium cable/satellite channels
  • Pay movies

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

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

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and Swedish massages.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of BWP 210 for adults and BWP 105 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge


  • Secured self parking costs BWP 1 per day

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.

Contactless check-in is available.

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

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).


Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

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Frequently asked questions

Does Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Avani Gaborone Resort & 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 Gaborone Resort & Casino?
As of 27 January 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino on 26 February 2023 start from R2 055, 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 Gaborone Resort & 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 Gaborone Resort & Casino?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino?
Yes. Self parking costs BWP 1 per day. Parking spots may be limited.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino?
Yes, a free airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino?
You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-in is available.
Is there an onsite casino at Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino?
Yes, the 2691 square-foot casino features 148 slot machines and 10 gaming tables.
What is there to do at Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino and nearby?
Practice your swing on the tennis courts. Additional recreation onsite includes racquetball/squash. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a casino and a 24-hour fitness center. Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino also has spa services and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include Pavilion Restaurant (2.2 mi), Embassy (2.5 mi), and Bull & Bush (2.6 mi).
What's the area around Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino like?
Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino is in the heart of Gaborone, a short 10-minute walk from University of Botswana and 13 minutes' walk from Botswana National Stadium. Travelers love the hotel's prime location.







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8/10 Very good

Very busy hotel so a lot of noise. Our room had a door to the next room and whilst locked, we could hear our neighbors movements very easily
brendan, 5-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Pleasant building and amenities. Room was good sized and comfortable. Staff are pleasant and efficient.
Anne, 9-night romance trip
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6/10 Good

jean claude, 1-night business trip
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6/10 Good

I really had very good stay and the room was very clean but i had a problem with the breakfast it was not up to the standard expected. i had asked for treat since it was on my birthday and i didn't receive it like in other hotels they do sing and give a small piece of Cake for the treat.
1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

George, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Yrneh, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Good stay
It was a nice stay, the staff was friendly and the breakfast great. The room was clean and comfortable.
Ronny, 5-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Avani was a very pleasant stay. Comfortable, clean and friendly staff. Was perfect location for my trip home after so many years.
Elise, 6-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Lovely hotel but the service can be a bit slow.
2-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great Hotel
Lovely Hotel. Will stay again
2-night business trip
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