Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Gaborone, Botswana - Updated 2021

airbnb Gaborone, Botswana

Gaborone is the capital city of Botswana, and also the largest. They speak a handful of languages here, including English, and you’ll find people of many different religions here. It’s a city buzzing with culture, and history both ancient and modern. There are a lot of delightful places to stay in this city that’s continually growing. And, a lot of them have pools or access to one – which is a plus considering how hot it is in Africa. Here are 10 Airbnb rentals in Gaborone for those ready to experience the wonders of Botswana.

1. The White Room (from USD 70)

Very aptly named by the host, this “room” is actually an apartment rental in the heart of Gaborone. The black-and-white color scheme covers the kitchen, living room, bedroom, bathroom, and the balcony. There’s also access to a gym and pool, internet, and parking. The neighborhood has some nice local restaurants and coffee shops and is near The Three Dikgosi (Three Chiefs) Monument, the three-statue monument to the three men who helped secure Botswana’s independence.

The White Room
Gaborone, South-East District, Botswana
66 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent location superb apartment and amenities and great value for money
first of all the apartment is probably one of the most beautiful apartments you might find in gaborone
very clean and cosy
the apartment is clean and paul responds in a timely manner
very clean which is highly valued parking also excellent
great conveniently situated very clean apartment
well located clean apartment larger than what the pictures may depict
paul is also a wonderful host
great host and a beautiful place
all as expected added by the fact that paul is a great host
wonderful place with modern interior design stunning clan and friendly host easy check in and check out procedures
thanks paul for being a great host lovely location and spacious apartment indeed
great apartment centrally located within walking distance of restaurants and shops
nice apartment in a great location
great place to stay very conveniently located with restaurants and shops nearby
great location in the cbd of gabs easy to get to around town
great apartment great guy great location overall great experience
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2. Space in the city (from USD 163)

This apartment has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen and living space, internet, parking, and a pool. For nearby things to do, you can check out the National Museum and Art Gallery, the Botswana Botanic Garden, the Main Mall, or the Masa Square mall.

Ms O Abode
 Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

3. The Cozy Palms Guest House (from USD 240)

Cozy is right. This gorgeous bed and breakfast has five different suites available for rent. A room comes with a double bed (unless you pick the one with two single beds), a desk space, a private bathroom, amenities like internet, parking, and breakfast, and access to the garden and backyard pool. It’s right near the Molapo Crossing Shopping Mall. There’s also the Gaborone Golf Club golf course nearby.

Cosy Palms Guest House
2 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 6 Beds 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

4. A classy highrise (from USD 120)

You can have this chic, modern apartment all to yourself. It has one bedroom, a bathroom, a big kitchen and a living room with big windows. There’s access to internet, parking, and the building’s gym and pool. It’s located in the Central Business District, so you’d be close to local restaurants like Bull & Bush and Maharaja, and nightlife bars and clubs like the Sky Lounge.

The Docs
Gaborone, South-East District, Botswana
8 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment with great views
would recommend to anyone looking to have a comfortable and enjoyable time in gabs
the apartment was sparkling clean and serviced daily
an excellent and clean home with friendly and responsive host
beautiful clean central and safe apartment with great views
really enjoyed our stay here very clean and modern
tendani is an excellent host: good communication and great hospitality
would definitely stay there again tendani is a great host and responded to my inquiries promptly
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5. A luxury rental (from USD 100)

This apartment rental in town has one bedroom, a bathroom, a large kitchen and living room. Amenities include internet, laundry, and parking. It’s suitable for one to two people, for business or pleasure. If there’s anything you need, including groceries, you can stop by the nearby Square Mart. If you’re in the mood for some more laid-back touring, you can check out the Natural History Museum, or head over to Lion Park Resort, a nearby waterpark.

Gaborone, South-East District, Botswana
1 review  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

6. The Tower Bliss (from USD 110)

Bliss is a pretty accurate word for this bright studio apartment rental. There’s a nice galley kitchen, a cozy queen-size bed, a modern bathroom, and a living space with views from the 20th floor of Gaborone’s tallest building. There’s also internet, parking, access to an outdoor lounge, and breakfast available. There are a couple more interesting attractions about half an hour’s drive outside Gaborone. The first is Matsieng’s Footprints, an interesting landmark of rocks and water that contains footprints, indented when the rocks used to be soft. Reviewers claim the guide tells some great entertaining stories about them. Near the footprints is the Phuthadikobo Museum, a type of history museum that doubles as a cultural center. It also has an African silkscreen printing workshop.

Tower Bliss Studio Apartment
5 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ref's apartment has everything you need to self-cater or just live in very comfortably
the location is perfect for anyone traveling for work and the views from the apartment were amazing
ref and her family were exceptionally kind and highly responsive hosts
the apartment is perfectly located if work brings you to the central business district
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7. An upscale apartment with views

Right in the Central Business District of Gaborone, this apartment is ideal for those who want to be near all the shops, restaurants, events, and nightlife. The rental is ideal, too, with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen, and a living room that opens up to an epic balcony offering awesome views. You also get internet and private parking. Nearby are attractions like the National Stadium (a soccer stadium), and the Gaborone Game Reserve, which is a nature reserve open to visitors.

24th Floor Luxury Apartment with Majestic Views
Gaborone, South-East District, Botswana
27 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
perfect location incredible view super comfortable
stunning apartment and julia was an awesome hostess
lovely apartment with a great view which is conveniently located in the center of town
not only is the apartment central safe modern and super clean it also offers majestic views of gaborone city
the apartment is well equipped and kept clean by an excellent maid
great apartment the space is clean and modern and the location is great as well
juila was beyond helpful
julia has been a great host for one more time
julia is a great host
julia is a great host and willing to help with anything
once more julia has been a great host the flat was as good as expected and communication was immediate
beautiful apartment in a terrific location
i stayed at julia's place and it's nice apartment in itower which is very good location for business people
communication was easy and the location is perfect
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8. A room in Kgale Cottage

This cozy cottage is sure to get you settled in. Guests get a private room, a private bathroom, a private entrance, and a mini-fridge, microwave, and other supplies. Guests also have access to the private garden and patio, the rest of the cottage, internet, breakfast, laundry, parking, and if pre-arranged, the swimming pool. The neighborhood is quiet and in a prime location. It’s also near Kgale Hill Public Park, a popular site for hiking, biking, and relaxing.

Kgale Cottage
Gaborone, South-East District, Botswana
96 reviews
Entire guest suite 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is neat and nicely kitted and has everything
the wi-fi is fast which was a real bonus
the garden was also very pleasant to work in and the wifi was reliable
fully equipped with a nice big bathroom and private veranda
the cottage is comfortable and just what we were in need of
the room is neat and cleaned daily
the accommodation is sparkling clean light and airy
the space was sparkling clean
very clean neat and tidy place with everything working 100%
the cottage was serviced daily clean towels provided
the host is very responsive to any requests
friendly and helpful hosts
our hosts were friendly and helpful
she is a wonderful host who definitely goes the extra mile
thank you for being a gracious and thoughtful host
the neighbourhood is safe and close to a major shopping mall with restaurants
the location was perfect
great neighborhood and very secure location 3 minutes away from game city shopping mall
the location is convenient and we'd definitely recommend
great location near a big shopping centre nice kitchen and the breakfast was all i needed
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9. A private group villa

This bright, homey villa has space for up to eight people. There are three bedrooms, three bathrooms and a half bathroom, a kitchen and living space, a garden and outdoor pool, internet, and parking. It’s ideally located in the city, but if you’re looking to get out of town for a little bit, why not go on safari? The Mokolodi Nature Reserve is about a half hour away, and they offer interactive tours and drives, cycling, events, and more. You can bet you’d see some giraffes, rhinos, and even a cheetah.

A-LIT Villa
Entire villa 6 Beds

10. An executive apartment

Good for business/solo travelers or couples, this upscale apartment has one bedroom, a bathroom, and a kitchen and living space. There’s also access to the internet, parking, a swimming pool, a fitness center, laundry, and breakfast. It’s a full-service apartment. If you’re looking to do some relaxing, you can visit a local spa such as Camelot Spa or Pure Beauty Spa. Or, you can take a drive about an hour outside town to see the Mogonye Gorge, a great spot for nature lovers to hike or camp.

Masa Square Hotel Executive Apartments
Gaborone, South-East District, Botswana
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Off the beaten path

Many might not think of countries like Botswana when planning a trip, but these 10 Airbnb rentals show that Gaborone has a lot to offer. The area is surrounded by interesting history and stunning examples of nature. It might be a little off the beaten path, but really, sometimes those are the places that offer the best travel moments.

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