Botswana hotels come in a great variety. They're located throughout the country and provide comfortable rooms, excellent guest services, and numerous amenities no matter what budget you are traveling on. Although there are larger concentrations of hotels and other accommodation options in the major urban areas, visitors will find a variety of lodges and guest houses scattered throughout the countryside and in the nature or wildlife reserves. Depending on which area of Botswana you are visiting, you will find different options with the majority being moderately priced. If you are heading to the capital of Gaborone, visitors will find a slew of luxury and mid-range Botswana hotels, but if you are traveling to the Okavango Delta region, you're likely to find far more lodges and camps.
The beautiful Ngamiland Region is blessed with lush landscape, a variety of wildlife and plenty of Botswana lodges, depending on where you are planning to tour. The Okavango Delta, one of the most famous and popular areas of the region, is home to a variety of comfortable (albeit expensive) tent-style lodges that provide all a traveler needs. The Kwetsani Camp is one of the most remote options, and it houses guests in tree-house chalets. Each chalet has a private bathroom and viewing deck, and the lounge/pool area provides guests with magnificent views of the Delta and the wildlife found there. The Eagle Island Camp, another one of the great Botswana lodges, is located in the Xaxaba area of the Delta. They offer fully air-conditioned tents, a helicopter game-viewing flight, and safari walks year-round. If you fancy a more rugged accommodation in the heart of nature, then one of these camps in the Okavango Delta will surely suit you.
The Abu Camp is a marvelous safari lodge in Botswana, located in the heart of the Okavango Delta. It is situated in a riverine forest overlooking a lagoon and offers six en suite tents so guests truly experience all that nature has to offer. This safari lodge offers the unique experience of bonding with the elephant herd that lives on the private reserve. Guests can ride and walk with them through the bush, learn about their habits, and interact with them on a daily basis. Abu Camp also provides guided drives and nature walks to explore the variety of animals, flora and fauna around the area. If you are looking for a true wilderness experience among the Botswana lodges, and you have the budget for expensive accommodation, then Abu Camp is the right place for you.
If you are traveling to the Central Region of Botswana, you will find the majority of decent lodges concentrated in the area of Tuli Block. Lodges are the ideal accommodation for this area as the staff provide knowledge and expertise on the surrounding flora and fauna. The majority of travelers to this region make the trip to discover what nature has to offer, and that is exactly what these lodges provide. The Mashatu Main Camp, Nitani Lodge (pictured), and Tuli Lodge all offer luxury accommodation situated in the midst of woodlands and animal reserves. They offer modern amenities, comfortable lodgings (mostly tents and cottages), and guided tours to complete your stay.
Those traveling to the capital city will find an overwhelming list of hotels in Gaborone. The urban area around the capital city has the densest population and the largest variety of accommodation options. The majority of the hotels in Gaborone can be extremely affordable depending on the area, and all options offer modern amenities. The Gaborone Sun Hotel and the Walmont Ambassador at the Great Palm are two luxury Botswana hotels that offer everything from spacious rooms and air conditioning to casinos and swimming pools. If you are looking for a more moderate option, the Metcourt Inn and Cresta President Hotel both offer comfortable rooms, affordable rates and great location.
No matter where you are traveling to during your stay in Botswana, you will be sure to find suitable accommodation. The variety of luxury lodges in the Okavango Delta, safari lodges scattered around the country, and urban hotels in Gaborone ensure that there is something to for every traveler and every budget.