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Windhoek, Namibia
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143 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked this place as it was convenient location. We were welcomed friendly with a refreshing cold juice. Poor receptionist however was juggling multiple things at once, telephone constantly ringing and trying to check us in etc. The rooms were neat and tidy. We got ice blocks (tea/coffee station) every day. Only drawback is that the aircon is really loud,... More 

Thank Annette S
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016

strategically located,in the middle of the city,no need to hire a transport from the bus station.The rooms are of high quality class with air conditioner,en suited bathroom and toilets,wifi with a gym room.

Thank Themba J
Shropshire Uk
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89 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stayed for several days in September. This is a very comfortable hotel with excellent, friendly staff. The food, too, is excellent with tasty local dishes. Its central position, overlooking the Main Mall is perfect and sitting on the balcony and watching the bustle of the stalls is a great pleasure - as fans of the No1 Lady Detective will... More 

Thank Shropshire-Lad10
Maun, Botswana
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70 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I stayed at the Cresta President for two nights during a business trip to Gaborone. I chose this place due to its prime location in Main Mall with close proximity to government agencies. I made the booking even without checking reviews from other travellers as I was reasonable confident with the chain as I have stayed with tem before. Airport... More 

Thank ProHospitalityCons
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7 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We travelled from South Africa on the bus for a weekend away and booked in at this hotel. Having been to Botswana a few times I was very impressed with this hotel. It's a 2 minute walk from the bus stop in Queen street so no cab needed , the staff were friendly and helpful on arrival. The room was... More 

Thank Marion S
Sandton, South Africa
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This was the second time I'd stayed (with colleagues) at the Cresta President. It's celebrating its 50th birthday along with Botswana, which is celebrating its 50th year of independence. The hotel is located near government offices in a central part of town (not the new CBD). The area is a bit run down, but the hotel maintains its dignity. Each... More 

Thank Linseyjfd
Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta President Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Linseyjfd Greetings from Cresta President in Gaborone. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the Tripadvisor travel community. We were honoured to have you staying with us again. We are very encouraged by your feedback and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Agripa Mbulawa | GM, Cresta President, Gaborone More 

Harare, Zimbabwe
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Spent 2 nights here and got a large clean room. The food took too long to come after ordering but the staff were very pleasant . Wifi was up and down but it worked very well when it was up. The parking is open to the public but since it is close to the central police station it is quite... More 

Thank MrB-wa-G
Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta President Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MrB-wa-G Thank you for staying at Cresta President. We are pleased that the central location of our hotel worked well for you. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Agripa Mbulawa | GM, Cresta President, Gaborone More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Spent 2 nights at this hotel. Spacious, comfortable room overlooking the mall. WiFi also worked well. Friendly staff throughout the hotel. Nice restaurant with small but comprehensive menu - meals were enjoyable. Parking during the day is a problem due to it also being used by the general public. Would stay again especially because of it's central location.

Thank MaxLoe
Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta President Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MaxLoe Thank you for staying at Cresta President. We are pleased to note that your stay with us was comfortable and that the central location of our hotel worked well. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Agripa Mbulawa | GM, Cresta President, Gaborone More 

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55 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Gabarone was a nice place to be. People were quite nice. The hotel was well maintained and the staff were quite polite and helpful. While we were there, the staff were on strike, however there were a few who decided not to be on strike and they took good care of the guests.

Thank Jim G
Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta President Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jim G. Thank you for your 2009 Tripadvisor review. A lot has changed over the years in Gaborone and at Cresta President. Please be assured that there has been no interruption to service and no staff have been on strike in 2015. We have a beautiful hotel with a dedicated team and full service. We hope to see you... More 

Gaborone, Botswana
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2015

The staff have been supportive and available to help the @ActionAid delegation, the hotel has made progress in the efficient preparation of meals as well as cleanliness of the rooms. Thanks to management - next time i am in Gabs will head straight to the Cresta President Hotel

Thank malumo2015
Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta President Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Malumo2015 Thank you for choosing Cresta President as your conference hotel in Gaborone. It has been our pleasure to be of service to you and all delegates. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Best regards Agripa Mbulawa - Cresta President GM More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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Additional Information about Cresta President Hotel

Address: Botswana Road | PO Box 200, Gaborone, Botswana
Region: Botswana > South-East District > Gaborone
Price Range: $91 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cresta President Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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“Rooms at the front give a good view of the market. It's better to be in the middle of the front to avoid noisy air-con from next door.”
 of 5 bubbles Shropshire-Lad10, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Be aware that they have very old A/C units which are VERY noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles ProHospitalityCons, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an even-numbered room if you want a quieter night, and a room near the lift or at the end of the hall for better wi-fi reception.”
 of 5 bubbles Linseyjfd, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay on the top floor if possible, it has it's own separate WiFi link.”
 of 5 bubbles MaxLoe, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“4th floor has the best view”
 of 5 bubbles malumo2015, 8 Aug 2015 | Read review
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