South African Hotels

AVANI Gaborone Resort & Casino

Chuma Drive
Southern Africa
Hotel Type

The four-star AVANI Gaborone Resort & Casino in Botswana, Southern Africa, provides excellent service and convenient facilities making it an attractive city hotel for both leisure and corporate guests. The hotel forms part of the Avani hotel group, and it is managed by them. The modern entertainment centre is set adjacent to the hotel where many entertainment options, as well as restaurants and bars, await the visitor. Voted the Best Hotel in Botswana, this accommodation option is a conference, corporate, leisure as well as a family hotel.

The hotel features inviting and comfortable hotel rooms. The hotel was built in 1972 the guest rooms have been extensively refurbished. The 196 hotel rooms include a lavish Presidential Suite, Luxury Rooms as well as 155 Standard Rooms.

Hotel room amenities:

  • Air-conditioning and heating
  • Bath and shower
  • International satellite television
  • Telephone and voice mail
  • Electric shaver plugs 220 volts
  • In-room safe
  • Minibars
  • Hairdryers.


  • Two air-conditioned squash courts
  • Two all weather floodlit tennis courts
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Fully equipped gym.


The Conference Center has two venues, both with its welcome and lobby area and with both carpeted, offering independently controlled lights with dimmer switches and air conditioning. Additional conference features include black-out facilities, PA Systems, telephone jacks and discussion aids.


The hotel is in a central area of Gaborone from where attractions, offices, and businesses can easily be reached, such as:

  • Gaborone Town Hall
  • Gaborone City Center
  • National Stadium
  • University of Botswana
  • National Assembly.

The Gaborone Country Club golf course which is next to the hotel offers complimentary membership to hotel guests. Additionally, access can be arranged for guests to the Phakalane Golf Estate.

Below detailed information about the AVANI Gaborone Resort & Casino is available.
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Mini bar
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone


Mahogany's Restaurant

At the Mahogany's Restaurant in the Gaborone Sun Hotel, a sophisticated ambiance coupled with intimate elegance awaits the diner. The dress code is smart casual. The Mahogany Restaurant is bathed in rich Mahogany wood giving the room a cozy intimate atmosphere. The walls are pasted with historical sepia toned pictures of Africa past. Guests are entertained throughout the evening with the pleasurable music of our resident entertainer, Momo playing a selection of classical and old favorites on his Grand piano. A true dining experience not to be missed during your stay at Gaborone Sun.

Savuti Grill

At the Gaborone Sun Hotel's Savuti Grill, breakfast, lunch and dinner are served.  This restaurant has a total seating capacity of 155 guests, the dress code is casual. The Savuti Grill is a quick service restaurant offering an extensive buffet carvery for lunch and dinner.Enjoy some truly African cuisine or sample some spicy Indian curry and end it off with a selection of deserts or a smorgasbord of cheese and biscuits. This is also the venue for an extravagant English Breakfast or if you prefer, a Continental Breakfast lavishly served with baguettes, croissants and a variety of jams and cheeses.


Slots Cocktail Lounge

The Slots Casino Lounge Bar at the Gaborone Sun Hotel is a hive of activity and guests can enjoy live entertainment.

Pool Bar

Set in the tranquil gardens, the pool bar serves cocktails and cool drinks.

Casino Bar

The Casino Bar is located adjacent to the slots, offering live entertainment.

Casino Walkup Bar

The Casino Walkup Bar is situated in the smoking section of the casino.  This bar is exclusive to Tables and Slots players and is open 24 hours a day.


This Hotel provides its guests with access to the outdoor swimming pool. At the pool bar, refreshing beverages can be ordered.

This Hotel & Casino offers world travelers and business people a conference and meeting place with the added advantage of a premium casino. The Casino has 10 tables and a variety of progressive slot machines with the slot machines open for 24 hours and lots table play from 13h00 till late.
The gym is available for Hotel residents and is located above the squash courts.
Two air-conditioned squash courts are available for the use of hotel residents.

Conference centre

The hotel features sophisticated conference facilities which appeal to incentive and conference organisers mainly because of the superiority of the venues, the modern equipment & professional service from the banqueting team. The Avani Gaborone Conference Center consists of a main conference room, which may be divided into three separate rooms.  In addition there are five seminar rooms for use as meeting rooms. The centre has a reception & lobby area and pre-assembly that includes a bar.

All rooms are equipped with:

  • Floor Carpeting
  • Air Conditioning
  • Controlled lights with dimmer switches
  • Audio Systems
  • Black Out Curtains
  • Telephone system.
  • The venue can host up to 550 delegates.

Conference equipment & services:

  • Portable screens
  • Overhead projector
  • Carousel slide magazines
  • Projector stand
  • Microphones and stands
  • Portable PA system
  • Portable dance floor
  • Portable lecterns
  • Cassette player
  • Portable stage units/Fashion ramps
  • TV, DVD machines
  • 3 Phase power
  • Whiteboards
  • Multimedia projector
  • 35 mm slide projector
  • Flipchart easels

  • Business Centre
  • Children's playground
  • Cocktail Bar
  • Conference venue
  • Gym
  • Hotel Bar
  • Kid's Club
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Squash court(s)
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis court
  • Terrace
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Hotel Wi-Fi
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • 24 Hour room service
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Internet connection
  • Kid's entertainment
  • Porters
  • Voicemail
  • Wake-up call
Children Policy
  • Children accommodation

    Families with children are welcome at the hotel. The Family Rooms cater for suitable family accommodation, and baby cots can be requested.

    Childcare and Kid's Activities

    A kiddies' playground is on the lawns adjacent to the tennis courts of the hotel.  Weekends and public holidays are also catered for by our dedicated Kamp Kwena team, and individual programmes are available during holiday periods.  

    Babysitting facilities are also offered and can be arranged.

Available Rooms

Avani Room

# Rooms:

This Hotel features 152 Executive Rooms of which 73 have a shower only and 79 with bath and shower.

Executive Room types:

  • 75 Twin beds alongside each other
  • 40 Double beds
  • 38 king size beds (including 1 paraplegic room)
  • En-suite bathroom with a bath and hand-shower.

Executive Room amenities:

  • Adjustable air-conditioning and heating
  • Color satellite television and remote control
  • Telephone with voice mail
  • Bath and shower(74 room's bath only)
  • Electric shaver plug (220 volts AC, 50 cycles)
  • Personal safety deposit boxes
  • Mini Bars
  • Hairdryers
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • WiFi
  • Tea/coffee facilities

Avani Superior Room

# Rooms:

Luxury Room types:

  • 28 x King beds
  • 10 x Twin beds

Luxury Room amenities:

  • En-suite bathroom and shower
  • Standard In Room Facilities
  • Adjustable air-conditioning and heating
  • Color satellite television and remote control
  • Telephone with voice mail
  • Bath and shower(74 room's bath only)
  • Electric shaver plug (220 volts AC, 50 cycles)
  • Personal safety deposit boxes
  • Mini Bars
  • Hairdryers
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • WiFi
  • Tea/coffee facilities

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Everything was nice at the Gaborone Sun Hotel.

thanks Tania



GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -24.652012

Longitude: 25.929322


Driving directions to Gabarone Sun suggested routes 18 mins Airport Rd and Nelson Mandela 15.8 km

Gaborone International Ariport,Gaborone, Botswana
1. Head southeast 160 m
2. Take the 1st left toward Airport Rd 400 m
3. Turn left onto Airport Rd 6.6 km
4. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Nelson Mandela 4.7 km
5. Turn left onto Julius Nyerere Dr 1.6 km
6. Turn right onto Chuma/Julius Nyerere Dr 1.5 km
7. At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Chuma

Destination will be on the right 800 m
Gabarone Sun, Chuma

Driving directions from South Africa O.R. Tambo International Airport
(Kempton Park 1627, South Africa)

1. Head northeast on To Freight Complex toward Voortrekker Rd 1.2 km
2. Continue onto Voortrekker Rd 650 m
3. Turn right to merge onto R21 toward Pretoria 33.5 km
4. Take exit 134 for N1 N toward Polokwane 350 m
5. Continue on the ramp and merge onto N1 Rd Partial toll road 22.2 km
6. Take exit 156 to merge onto N4 toward Rustenburg Partial toll road 239 km
7. Turn right to stay on N4 Entering Botswana 50.1 km
8. Continue onto Unknown road 700 m
9. Turn left toward A 1 9.9 km
10. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto A 1 Go through 1 roundabout 71.1 km
11. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Kgobaseretse 1.6 km
12. Kgobaseretse turns slightly left and becomes Old Lobatse 2.1 km
13. Turn right onto Samora Machel Dr 2.3 km
14. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Mobuto Dr 1.5 km
15. Sharp left to stay on Mobuto Dr 100 m
16. Sharp right to stay on Mobuto Dr 450 m
17. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Chuma Destination will be on the right 800 m

Gaborone Sun Hotel


On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

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