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Cresta Lodge Gaborone

3.0 of 5 2 Km from City Center | Samora Machel Dr, Gaborone 00000, Botswana
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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St. Petersburg
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I still remember the hotel and restaurant in their African style which we liked so much and it used to be our favorite place in Gabs. Now is totally changed, contemporary style, nothing special, reminds me of a 2star hotel in Europe. Not worthy to visit again.

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Gaborone, Botswana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best service from reception to banqueting, had the best interactive experience at the restaurant, Chef Takaruza never ceases to amaze me, great after service & his interaction with clients is out of this world, his food tastes great too, I was lucky to dine on Tswana traditional cuisine day, I must say, I'll keep going back for more, the food... More 

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Lusaka, Zambia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used the Hotel for a conference this week. Exceptional service ethic - from the manager to Lobby staff. Room - nothing fancy, but clean & everything works. What let this down is the internet connectivity - Sorry - but ANY hotel that wants to cater for Business customers doesnt just need internet - it needs GOOD internet & an unreliable... More 

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Lodge Gaborone, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from Cresta Lodge Gaborone. Thank you for reviewing us on Tripadvisor. We are pleased that you had a good stay. Concerns relating to WiFi connectivity have been noted. I am pleased to advise that we are currently in the process of upgrading our connectivity platform - which will certainly take care of the wifi glitches we have... More 

Gaborone, Botswana
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have had the pleasure of using the Cresta Lodge Conference Facilities on at three occasions since their renovation a couple of years ago. Two things set this location apart. First, the "garden" setting is very pleasant and a bit of a retreat from the office. But the thing that stands out is the service; this is unusually good. No... More 

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Lodge Gaborone, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from Cresta Lodge Gaborone. Thank you for the positive feedback regarding our conferencing facilities. It is always our pleasure to be of service to you. The feedback relating to our staff being helpful and friendly is appreciated and very encouraging. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next conference. Yours sincerely Mr. B. Dass General... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Nice hotel,good sportsbar, quality food and beverages. Best services and value for money. Bad wi-fi inside the room bot good wi-fi in restaurant and sportsbar. Lack of Indian food. Should include few Indian dishes.

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Lodge Gaborone, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from Cresta Lodge Gaborone. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our hotel facilities were to your liking. We are currently upgrading our WiFi platform. By mid 2015 we expect glitches related to WiFi connectivity to have been resolved. We are also happy to assist guests with special food requests. May I... More 

Germiston, Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I personally enjoyed my experience of this lodge. We were in the country for a choir competition and resided here for the duration of the weekend and I must say,the treatment was exceptional (especially from a lady by the name of Gago). Facilities are on point,not to mention the cleanliness. The menu and the television channels could be improved upon... More 

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Lodge Gaborone, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for reviewing Cresta Lodge Gaborone on Tripadvisor. We are pleased to have been of service to you whilst you were in Gaborone for your choir competition. Thank you for pointing out that our accommodation and dining experience met your needs and you found our staff friendly and helpful. Our team is encouraged by your remarks including... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The Accommodation is good, nice standard rooms with adequate bathroom. Sleep was a bit of an issue with the Upstairs aircon unit right outside the wall of My room which droned on all night. After complaining about it, the situation was resolved. All was well till I enquired about whether the meat was Halaal/Kosher and I was told that ALL... More 

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Lodge Gaborone, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for reviewing Cresta Lodge Gaborone on Tripadvisor. I am glad to hear that the issue of noise emanating from the aircon compressor was brought under control and resolved to your satisfaction. I also had a meeting with my Executive Chef and we will induct and take through some of the new Kitchen hands on the concepts... More 

Windermere, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This place is overpriced and very impersonal. This is a travel lodge. The rooms are quite clean but very basic. The food is terrible and overpriced. The drinks are also overpriced. If you have a choice I am sure you will be able to find somewhere better to stay in Gaborone. Also this hotel is very noisy..

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CrestaManager, Manager at Cresta Lodge Gaborone, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from Cresta Lodge Gaborone. Thank you for making the time to rate our service on Tripadvisor. We appreciate your feedback. We are sorry that we did not meet your expectations on this visit. Yours sincerely Mr B. Dass, General Manager, Cresta Lodge Gaborone More 

Benoni, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Stayed at Cresta Lodge after being told Gabarone Sun want 1580 Phula (R1900) a night! Ideally situated not too far from city centre, but far enough away from the hussle & bussle as well as having safe secure parking facility within the property.Staff were very friendly & welcoming right through my 2 day stay. Another HUGE improvement was the wi-fi......way... More 

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CrestaHotels, Manager at Cresta Lodge Gaborone, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for making the time to rate our service on Tripadvisor. We are pleased to have been of service to you whilst you were on business in Gaborone. Thank you for pointing out that our accommodation and dining experience met your needs and you found our staff friendly and helpful. We have been improving our wifi over... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The bedroom was OK, although some noise - mine faced the main road. The bed comfortable and the bathroom quite OK. The breakfast is fine. The WiFi (as described by others) still needs to be addressed properly. The signal in my room was OK (there is what looks like a new wireless router mounted in the ceiling in the hallway).... More 

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CrestaManager, Manager at Cresta Lodge Gaborone, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thanks you you for taking time to review Cresta Lodge Gaborone on Tripadvisor. Your concerns have been duly noted. We are currently exploring different options for improved wifi connectivity with our local service provider. This project has taken longer than we had initially planned. In the interim, we are using the voucher system for our free internet facility... More 

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Address: 2 Km from City Center | Samora Machel Dr, Gaborone 00000, Botswana
Location: Botswana > South-East District > Gaborone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Cresta Lodge Gaborone 3*
Number of rooms: 160
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