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Gaborone Sun

Plot 4727 | Chuma Drive, Gaborone 016, Botswana
+267 361 6000
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it was distasteful

there was no hot water in winter and the staff customer service is just horrific. I took pictures... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tummiem2018
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Gaborone, Botswana
Great service!

Absolutely lovely place, visited there several times. No place could win it where I have been... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maailmanpyora
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Espoo, Finland
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Botswana is where the white-hot Kalahari Desert meets the wild Okavango River delta in an explosion of green that shelters and feeds some of the continent's most prolific wildlife. And hidden in the searing sand is one of the world's richest sources of diamonds.Sun International's luxury Hotel, Casino and Conference Centre in Botswana is another glittering diamond. The Gaborone Sun located in the capital City of Gaborone, offers world travellers and business people a sophisticated conference centre and meeting place with the added advantage of a premium casino.Travellers are drawn by the promise of high adventure; to a place that exposes all who visit the extremes of the African interior. Africa is the most alluring continent on earth and Botswana is the sorcerer.The Gaborone Sun's hotel rooms provide a home-from-home feel where you can relax or catch up quietly on some after hours work. The beautiful rooms in their soft African-hued furnishings offer a serene escape from the bustle of the boardroom or the excitement of the casino.The hotel dates back to the seventies and has been extensively refurbished and refined. Accommodation includes a total of 196 rooms including 1 Standard paraplegic room, 1 luxury paraplegic room, a palatial Presidential Suite, 3 suites, 38 luxury rooms and 152 Executive Rooms.Take a tour of our property and see what we can offer you. No matter if you visit us for business or pleasure, if you stay for a month or just stop over for a night on your way into Botswana, we would love to welcome you home. It will be our pleasure to have you as our guest.
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  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
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“pool bar” (4 reviews)
“golf course” (4 reviews)
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Plot 4727 | Chuma Drive, Gaborone 016, Botswana
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+267 361 6000
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"value for money"
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"pool bar"
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"golf course"
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"rooms are spacious"
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"room service is"
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"nice hotel"
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"buffet lunch and dinner"
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"grand palm"
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"nice place to eat"
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"the kitchen"
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"top class"
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"restaurant serves"
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"avani"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

there was no hot water in winter and the staff customer service is just horrific. I took pictures of an uncovered ironing board that was dirty

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely lovely place, visited there several times. No place could win it where I have been visiting.

Thank Maailmanpyora
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Actually it is no longer Gaborone Sun it is AVANI hotel resort and casino. It is a very good place in the heart of Gaborone.Previously as it was a part of Sun group of Sun city even now they helo you to assist in checking...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2018

I had a wonderful time at Grand Palm as i celebrated my birthday there, Bai Sheng Restaurant food was Scrumptious i enjoyed the fried rice and stir fry chicken plus the welcome green tea. How ever the room service lady who assisted me for breakfast...More

Thank Yvone C
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Kind staff, wonderful location. I'd travel there again if given the opportunity. Be sure to pack snacks.

Thank kristina b
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

We visited with the family after having been there a few years earlier and were not disappointed. The Service, food and accommodation were top class.

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Reviewed January 5, 2018

The food was ordinary, and the service at Botswana standard. The kitchen need to improve significantly if it wants to be highly regarded. The dining room was not full, which was also indicative.

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Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

Please take note the name has changed to Avani Gaborone Hotel & Casino Refurbishing done. Beautiful, peaceful ambience. Attentive and friendly staff who will go out of their way to assist and accommodate your needs. Come visit The Pantry for sinful nibbles and drinks. The...More

Thank famvanrooyen
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

Great central location, the refurbishment was well worth the expense! The waiters at the pool terrace restaurant are a little slow on the uptake. They take ages to bring orders even when the place is not busy. The buffet in the restaurant has a great...More

Thank Emily R
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

The hotel provide value for money for the business traveler and good food at the restaurant. Wifi reception needs improvement

Thank Gboyega O
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