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London
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Olive Leaves and return often - its a real leafy sanctuary tucked away in central Gaborone. Very comfortable. All of the staff are wonderful and so friendly. Why on earth would you want to stay in an impersonal hotel??

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Thank MTurriff
Botswana
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67 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We were warmly welcomed and looked after well at Olive Leaves. The rooms are comfortable and the location is quiet and restful. The manager Phayth welcomed us and we enjoyed good breakfasts prepared by Christine who was extremely efficient. A few things I do need to mention: - The beds are comfortable but the pillows are lumpy and could do... More 

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Thank liquidgiraffe
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The guesthouse has nice and comfortable rooms for a good price. The rooms and the common area are very clean and the pool offers nice places to sit and relax in a little green paradise within the city.

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Thank NadoryS
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Crisp white linen and clean room. The owner and staff is always friendly and courteous. I am a regular client and the staff cater to my specific dietary requirements. I fell ill at the guesthouse and the manager went to the pharmacy to get medication and took care of me with great attention. I was unable to drive to the... More 

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Thank Yoli G
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Olives Leaves Guesthouse house is the perfect little stop over when travelling through Gaborone. The rooms were cosy and clean and the staff were friendly. The room was equipped with a bar fridge which was perfect for us as we were travelling quite far into Botswana and had a few things which we wanted to keep cold. If you are... More 

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Thank 757michellev
Cape Town, South Africa
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75 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

I discovered this place in December 2015. This time I came back with friends on holiday. We used it as a stop over. We book 5 double rooms. We all enjoyed swimming till late at night. The breakfast the next morning was again top notch. The secure parking for our 4x4 was a big plus. It is centrally located with... More 

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Thank holidaylover55
Centurion, South Africa
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Very seldom do you get what is advertised. The manager was friendly and efficient on arrival. The room was clean and all well stocked with all the necessary equipment. Breakfast was well presented and sufficient.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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75 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed at this great little place on my recent visit for two nights. It has a fanatic homely atmosphere. Great security with high wall so your cars are parked inside. Perfect if you on a 4x4 trip. The design is totally unique with a mix of African, urban chic with a mix of farmyard. The service was excellent. The rooms... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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144 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

I spent four weeks here for business. Olive Leaves is a small place (about 6 rooms) with a very nice hands-off attitude to management. I saw that criticised in other reviews, but I have to say for a long-termer like me it is fantastic. The deal is B&B, with a lot of privacy, simple but well furnished rooms, nice outside... More 

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Thank Volker H
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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68 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We spent a night at Olive Leaves with friends on our way home from a trip through Botswana. The staff could not do enough for us: suggestions for dinner, arranging extra sleeping space and then coming in extra early in the morning to make breakfast so we could get off early. The location is a little noisy - there is... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Olive Leaves is a charming guesthouse ideally situated in the heart of Gaborone. We offer a one of a kind experience ensuring our valued guests have a comfortable and memorable stay. Our friendly staff and homely environment have made us a favourite amongst frequent business travellers and first time tourists alike.At Olive Leaves you will find uniquely decorated rooms, tranquil gardens, a refreshing swimming pool and the best in Botswana hospitality, to but name a few . The Olive Leaves team look forward to welcoming you at our beloved guesthouse soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Olive Leaves Guesthouse

Address: Dassie, Gaborone, Botswana
Region: Botswana > South-East District > Gaborone
Price Range: $94 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms 3 and 4 I are best, on the first floor overlooking the garden / pool, with a landing to sit on Room 4 is at the end of the landing.”
 of 5 bubbles VolkerHuls, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Nice, spacious rooms though I couldn't find a switch for the ceiling fan.”
 of 5 bubbles OlmovonMeijenfeldt, 1 Apr 2015 | Read review
“You might need to sort out the WIFI with the help of the staff, we did.”
 of 5 bubbles WilmaWood, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Choose room towards the back”
 of 5 bubbles PauloDA_38, 17 May 2014 | Read review
“bigger rooms are 1 and 2 with lockable bathrooms however they have a always locked door connecting which could get loud if you have a noisy neighbour. Rooms 3 to 8 have 'open-plan' bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles AnnetteS880, 3 Feb 2014 | Read review
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