Kalahari Sands

Web Ref #: 390
Price: N$ 1705 per room, incl. Breakfast
Location: Windhoek

Windhoek, Namibia's capital city, is described as a city with a 'continental' atmosphere and this can be ascribed to its architecture -historical buildings dating back to German colonial rule.


Windhoek was initially known as Ai-gams, a Nama word meaning 'firewater', 'steam' or 'smoke' because of the areas plentiful hot springs.




The Kalahari Sands Hotel has a total of 173 rooms, incorporating: 151 Twin rooms, 16 Luxury rooms, 5 Deluxe Suites, and 1 Presidential Suite.


All rooms are air-conditioned, equipped with satellite TV, radio, telephone, bath / shower (Luxury rooms only), electric shaver plug (220 volts AC, 50 cycles), hairdryer, min-bar, a butler tray for tea and coffee. Email connection and international adaptor. 24-Hour room service.


Check-in time is at 14h00. Luggage storage facilities are available.


Check-out time is 10h00. Luggage can be stored for guests who have checked-out but wish to stay at the resort until later.


Visa Requirements:


Foreign nationals must be in possession of a passport that is valid for at least six months after date of entry. A visa is required from all visitors except nationals of countries with which Namibia has the necessary visa abolition agreement. No visas are required for South African passport holders travelling as bona fide tourists. All other South African citizens require visas, for instance when travelling to Namibia for business reasons.


Both Namibian Dollar (N$) and South African Rand (ZAR) are legal tender. 1 N$ = 1 ZAR.


15% VAT is added to most items bought in shops.


Dunes Restaurant:


Excellent yet informal buffet-style restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner and enhanced with an a la carte menu. A section of the restaurant has been reserved for non-smokers. The terrace, shaded by an awning, overlooks Independence Avenue.


Oasis Bar Lounge:


Vis-a-vis the reception and lobby. Open 7 days a week, it is a rendezvous spot for hotel residents and the downtown Windhoek business community alike.


Casino Bar:


A club-style bar providing excellent and very personal service. Open daily from 10h00 to 04h00.


Hotel Amenities and Services:


  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Banking services
  • Bars
  • Bureau de Change
  • Business centre
  • Casino
  • Conference facilities
  • Craft market
  • Dry-cleaning and valet
  • Golf on request
  • Group welcome lounge
  • Guest service desk
  • Lion feeding tour on request
  • Office facilities
  • Postal facilities
  • Quad biking on request
  • Rooftop swimming pool
  • Sundowner drives on request
  • Wake-up service
  • Wellness & Health Spa Centre
  • Nearby cinema
  • Nearby gym (Virgin Active), transport not included
Listing TypeHotels
# of Single Bedrooms 0
# of Double Bedrooms173
Bathrooms 173
En Suite173
Wheelchair FriendlyYes
Sea ViewNo
Mountain ViewNo
City ViewNo
Off Street Parking173 cars
Garage Parking0 cars
Swimming PoolYes
Entertainment AreaYes