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Hotel Description

At The Big Five Lodge, you'll be 27.6 km (17.2 mi) from Madikwe Game Reserve. Highlights at this lodge include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and a nightclub.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and all 62 rooms feature free WiFi, furnished patios, and phones. Room service, premium bedding, and desks are also available.

The lodge's own lounge bar is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a garden, and barbecue grills. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of a free airport shuttle.

Sights within a 20-minute drive of this 3.5-star Gaborone lodge include ISKCON Gaborone and Game City Mall.

Family Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Tent (No tents or beds provided)

Bed Count 10 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 10 Max

Family Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Basic Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Twin Room

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.TwinXLBed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available 24 hours). An outdoor pool, a nightclub, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly The Big Five Lodge. Self parking is free. This 3.5-star Gaborone lodge is smoke free.

  • 62 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Nightclub
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Kasane (BBK) (1,091.2 km / 678 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle; area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Big Five Lodge offers 62 accommodations with air conditioning. Rooms open to furnished patios. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include showers. This Gaborone lodge provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private patio (furnished)
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Electric kettle
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

The Big Five Lodge has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 6:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 48 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 10:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in information and an access code. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for BWP 250.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: BWP 70 per person, per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

This property is located in Chobe National Park. The destination fee (per person) covers entrance to the national park.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: BWP 130 for adults and BWP 90 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Big Five Lodge Gaborone
  • Big Five Gaborone
  • Gaborone The Big Five Lodge Lodge
  • Lodge The Big Five Lodge
  • The Big Five Lodge Gaborone
  • Big Five Lodge
  • Lodge The Big Five Lodge Gaborone
  • Big Five
  • The Big Five Lodge Lodge
  • The Big Five Lodge Gaborone
  • The Big Five Lodge Lodge Gaborone

You should know

  • The Big Five Lodge offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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