Overview of Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino

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3.9 / 5Good
78 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Airport Shuttle
  • Air Conditioning


What's nearby

Popular LocationBotswana National Stadium13 min walk
Popular LocationNational Museum19 min walk
Popular LocationUniversity of Botswana4 min drive
AirportGaborone (GBE-Sir Seretse Khama Intl.)18 min drive

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  • AVANI Superior Room

    AVANI Superior Room

    Room amenities

    • 248 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed OR 1 Twin Bed
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  • AVANI Room

    AVANI Room

    Room amenities

    • 183 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 1 Twin Bed
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  • AVANI Presidential Suite

    AVANI Presidential Suite

    Room amenities

    • 666 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • AVANI Suite

    AVANI Suite

    Room amenities

    • 495 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • AVANI Garden View Room

    AVANI Garden View Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed OR 1 King Bed
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  • Club Room

    Club Room

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area


Located in Gaborone, Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino is in the city center and next to a golf course. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Madikwe Game Reserve and Gaborone Dam, while National Museum and Gaborone Natural History Museum are cultural highlights. National Botanical Garden and ISKCON Gaborone are also worth visiting.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Botswana National Stadium - 13 min walk
  • National Museum - 19 min walk
  • Nogatsaa and Tchinga - 3 min drive
  • Serondela Reserve - 3 min drive
  • University of Botswana - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Gaborone (GBE-Sir Seretse Khama Intl.) - 18 min drive

About this property

Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino

4-star hotel with 2 restaurants and casino
This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, a casino, and an outdoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a poolside bar are onsite. All 203 rooms provide free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and flat-screen TVs. Other amenities available to guests include minibars, rainfall showerheads, and coffee makers.
Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino offers 203 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Flat-screen televisions come with pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Limited parking spaces
Free 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle
Airport shuttle at scheduled times

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:00 AM: BWP 210 for adults and BWP 105 for children
2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
1 poolside bar and 1 bar
24-hour room service

Things to do

24-hour fitness center
18 holes of golf
2 outdoor tennis courts
Outdoor pool
Spa services

Family friendly

Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Dry cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Outdoor pool


Banquet hall
No elevators

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Golf caddy
Golf clubhouse
Golf lessons
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tennis lessons
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken


Business services

Business center
Computer station
Meeting rooms
Conference center


Free pool cabanas
Pool sun loungers


Massage - deep-tissue
Massage - hot stone
Massage - prenatal
Massage - Swedish


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


10 casino gaming tables
148 casino slot machines
2 casino VIP rooms
Casino (2691 square feet of space)
Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Air conditioning


Free toiletries
Hair dryer
Rainfall showerhead
Shower/tub combination


Cable/satellite channels
Flat-screen TV
Pay movies
Premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker


Laptop-friendly workspace



Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • 24-hour airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


  • No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Payment types accepted at this property

American Express
Diners Club

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: BWP 210 for adults and BWP 105 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Avani was a very pleasant stay. Comfortable, clean and friendly staff. Was perfect location for my trip home after so many years.

Stayed 6 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Great Hotel

Lovely Hotel. Will stay again

Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019


  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities
  • Disliked: Staff & service

I did not have hot water for my shower, asked for room service and it did not arrived . The street level room was very noisy - at 330 am people were outside speaking loudly right by our window

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort


It is always a pleasure staying at the AVANI on business. Great food, service, staff and a lovely room to stay in with excellent AC. 5*.

Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019