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Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino

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Outdoor pool
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

8.0/10 Very Good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
Gustav Voigts Centre, 129 Independence Avenue, Windhoek, Khomas, 9000

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationOld Magistrates’ Court5 min walk
  • Popular LocationNamibRand Nature Reserve12 min walk
  • Popular LocationSchwerinsburg Castle13 min walk
  • AirportWindhoek (WDH-Hosea Kutako)37 min drive

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About this area


In the city center, Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino is in a walkable area with good shopping. Alte Feste and Trans-Namib Transport Museum are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Post Street Mall and Wernhil Park. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Independence Stadium or Sam Nujoma Stadium. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Zoo Park - 2 min walk
  • Old Magistrates’ Court - 5 min walk
  • Kaiserliche Realschule - 5 min walk
  • NamibRand Nature Reserve - 12 min walk
  • Schwerinsburg Castle - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Windhoek (WDH-Hosea Kutako) - 36 min drive


  • Cafe Schneider - 5 min walk
  • Steers - 15 min walk
  • The Brewer's Market - 5 min walk
  • KFC - 7 min walk
  • Sicilia Restaurant - 5 min walk

About this property

Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino

4-star hotel in the business district
A casino, a roundtrip airport shuttle, and a terrace are just a few of the amenities provided at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino. Hit the jackpot at this hotel with amenities such as 7 casino gaming tables, 132 slot machines, and a casino VIP room. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 3 onsite restaurants, which feature brunch and happy hour. In addition to a coffee shop/cafe and a hair salon, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Other perks include:
  • An outdoor pool
  • Free self parking
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), an area shuttle, and express check-out
  • Tour/ticket assistance, an elevator, and ATM/banking services
  • Guest reviews speak well of the pool and central location
Room features
All 173 rooms boast comforts such as 24-hour room service and pillow menus, as well as perks like laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning. Guests reviews give good marks for the spacious rooms at the property.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and free toiletries
  • Plasma TVs with premium channels
  • Refrigerators, coffee/tea makers, and daily housekeeping


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 Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

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.

Property amenities


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

Parking and transportation

  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle on request for a surcharge
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Food and drink

  • Daily full breakfast available 6:00 AM–10:30 AM for a fee: NAD 245 for adults and NAD 125 for children
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • 3 restaurants
  • A coffee shop/cafe
  • Snack bar/deli

Restaurants on site

  • Oasis
  • Pantry at Avani
  • Stratos at Avani
  • The Dunes Restaurant

Things to do

  • 132 slot machines
  • 24-hour gym
  • 7 gaming tables
  • Casino (9,881 square feet of space)
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • In-room refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli


  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour and ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms


  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Elevator
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible gym
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking


  • Banquet hall
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided
  • Pillow menu


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


  • Plasma TV with premium cable/satellite channels

Food and drink

  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator


  • Air conditioning
  • Desk
  • Laptop workspace
  • Safe

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


Check-out before 10 AM
Express check-out available

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
1 child, up to the age of 12 years, can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for full breakfast: approximately NAD 245 for adults and NAD 125 for children
  • Airport shuttle fee: NAD 350 per person (one-way)

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 may be 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
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

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

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool access is from 10:00 AM–7:00 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?

As of Mar 31, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino on Apr 16, 2023 start from $89.21, excluding 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.

Is Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?

Check-in is from 2 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?

Check-out is at 10 AM.

Does Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of NAD 350 per person applies.

Where is Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino located?

Located in the heart of Windhoek, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Zoo Park, Post Street Mall, and Gathemann’s Complex. Old Magistrates’ Court and Kaiserliche Realschule are also within 10 minutes.



Very Good

Rating 10 - Excellent. 45 out of 127 reviews" "
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Rating 6 - Okay. 19 out of 127 reviews" "
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Rating 4 - Poor. 5 out of 127 reviews" "
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Rating 2 - Terrible. 6 out of 127 reviews" "
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Good


Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved the accommodation, friendliness of staff, delicious breakfast and options, cleanliness of bedroom generally and bathroom specifically.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2022

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 7 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
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
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

8/10 Good

Chemise Michelle

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very decent place. Area nice and clean. The pool area was nice very small pool. But the view was great
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022

8/10 Good


Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

10/10 Excellent

paul, new freedom

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very modern hotel with excellent staff and facilities in the center of town
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

8/10 Good


Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Property conditions & facilities
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
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice hotel at a good price
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

10/10 Excellent

Ramohudi Simon

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Fantastic stay!
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

General hotel information

Highly Rated Amenities
Great Facilities & Outdoor Pool
Star Rating
Nearest Airport
Windhoek (WDH-Hosea Kutako)
Gustav Voigts Centre, 129 Independence Avenue, Windhoek, Khomas