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Hotel Botanika

Boulevard de l'Uprona no 11, Bujumbura, Burundi
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Hotel Botanika
Ranked #2 of 18 hotels in Bujumbura
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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183 reviews 183 reviews
182 hotel reviews
390 helpful votes 390 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

About as good as it gets if you want to be in the center of this town. Botanika one of those rare places found in Africa only in the Francophone (and Belgique) lands. Hotel is small, rooms on second floor -- 5 or so on side corridor (all the same), two rooms in front adjacent to office and facing street... More

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Kigali, Rwanda
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Botanika is what you want from an hotel when visiting Bujumbura for work or holidays: it is affordable, very clean, with very very good food and friendly & helpful staff. There are only a few rooms and a lovely garden/restaurant area. The only downside is the night club on the other side of the road that may keep you awake... More

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san jose
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Hotel Botanika has everything a traveler in Africa needs or desires: comfortable spacious room, free WI-FI, good selection of news and movie channels on nice flat screen TV, in room fridge, laundry service, cappuccino or espresso, and croissants for breakfast, good shower, A/C, plenty of closet space, mosquito net, friendly and accommodating staff, sensational restaurant in an attractive setting, good... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I ended up eating there five times in one week. Food excellent every time. And the prices are very reasonable -- 16000-18000BIF for mains. You can buy wine by the glass, which admittedly isn't cheap but not is it extortionate. The one dud was the 'Tarte du jour'; avoid it, it is shockingly bad. An uninspiring pastry base with your... More

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Munich, Germany
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We stayed here two nights as individual travellers after some shopping around and weighing central location vs. value-for money. After all, Buj is relatively expensive given the local price and income levels. Very balanced offer overall. You will get cheaper in Buj, but not in this location and not in this quality level. And you will get more (much more)... More

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Anglet, France
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Strategically placed small family-managed hotel in central Bujumbura. Excellent restaurant with a broad selection of quality dishes. Rooms on the small size but sufficient for a 2-3 week business stay (room comprises separate sleeping room, office/lobby and shower/wc. On the downside, no hot water (can cope with that with the ambient temperature) but the next-door nightclub can disturb early sleepers... More

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Waxahachie, Texas, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

You walk in through a tunnel like entrance and all the chaos and noise stops as you enter into a refreshing garden. I loved this place. The rooms were basic and standard - nothing to brag about - but the food was exquisite and the atmosphere enchanting. I was alone, but oh, how I wished my wife was there to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

The rooms were clean and inviting, with powerful AC and a 4 poster bed with mosquito net attached. Hot and powerful showers and beautiful gardens. The food was sublime, so much so that after eating at one other place, we decided to have all of our meals here! This hotel is in the absolute center of town with free wifi.... More

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Excellent food and really friendly. Will recommend it to everyone who needs to go there. Was there also on a Friday night and did not notice the "noisy nightclubs". I was a bit tired though. What more can I say?

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Durban
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
36 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Rooms are clean, comfortable and practical and everything works. The restaurant has to be one of the best in Bujumbura so even if you don't stay here, you should definitely visit the restaurant. Rooms are all air conditioned and have hot water and a mini bar and very reasonably priced, breakfast is continental only so don't expect a full English... More

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Address: Boulevard de l'Uprona no 11, Bujumbura, Burundi
Location: Burundi > Bujumbura Mairie Province > Bujumbura
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Ranked #2 of 18 hotels in Bujumbura

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