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Michigan
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Old House for a couple nights last fall. Staff was friendly, room was clean, and bar had good food. The game drives and boat rides we booked through the lodge were fantastic. Basic but nice accommodations, would recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The accommodation was nice, with good sized rooms, each with a small verandah. The rooms and hotel were very clean. There was wifi in reception area. The hotel has a small curio shop and a good restaurant. There is a pool area, and access to river. Game drives and boat trips available (from the jetty at the hotel). Centrally located...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this lodge is ideally located in Kasane near to the action of the area ie: the wildlife, the restaurant offers a good range of meals and reasonable prices, it overlooks the rivers and at breakfast there was a warthog sitting in the fenced of garden area, it is right next to the river, the rooms are clean and in a...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Old House was our home base during our visit in the region. It is an extremely convenient location and has decent facilities and a great staff. The grounds are really cozy with lots of plants and even a wild animal or two wandering around. Our room was #3 that had two twin beds as all the rooms with larger...

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Turin, Italy
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Centrally located, close to supermarkets, and overlooking the river, with its own pier, beautiful at sunset. 850 BWP. Bars with thatched roof, very cosy atmosphere. Very nice room, but a little bit expensive. Great breakfast, including homemade cakes. friendly staff, but a little clumsy and slow to serve the dinner. They did a mess with my final bill (always better...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 29 December 2016

What a lovely feeling this place has! From the lovely paths and gardens leading to each room, to the lovely staff, the open but cozy lounge, dining area, to the open vista on the beautiful Chobe River, especially beautiful at sunset or with approaching thunderstorms. The breakfasts were delicious--even when the soul-drenching rains started, I found my room (and outside...

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Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We stayed for 4 nights. Comfortable rooms in a refreshing, friendly, pleasant hotel. Lots of interesting corners. Warthogs, bushbuck and mongoose wandering around. Wi-fi poor everywhere except for outside the office - but it's good to be able to avoid incessant emails! Within easy walking distance of everything in Kasane. The hotel can organise boat trips into Chobe or game...

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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The old house isnt old, the name refers to some recyled bricks in the footings. we arrived in the rain which meant the foliage around the buildings rather than providing shade meant there was water everywhere. the office is a full curio shop, have to leave packs outside. the rooms likewise have knick knacks through out they are smallish with...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Loved The Old House, it has a very warm, homely feel, the staff are so friendly and nothing is too much to ask. It is a unique old house, each room is different, we stayed in the attic which was huge and really comfy including sofa and sloped roof. Sunset on the river is beautiful. The restaurant has a great...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at the Old House in Kasane and can highly recommend it to any travelers! Even before I arrived, the staff turned out to be extremely friendly and helpful – they were very reactive to my e-mails and helped me answer all my questions. Also, once I was there, they were very helpful organizing tours to...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
THE OLD HOUSE is a small family owned and run Bed and Breakfast situated in Kasane, overlooking the Chobe River. Conviniently located within walking distance to all shops and a 10 minute boat ride to the entrance of the Chobe National Park. We offer accommodation, boat cruises, game drives, fishing and canoe trips. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old House

Address: President Avenue | Between Hunters Mall and the Golf course, Kasane, Botswana
Region: Botswana > North-West District > Kasane
Price Range: $192 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old House 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Each room is very individual and what works best would very by guests' needs. I was in #5 and loved it.”
 of 5 bubbles rebekah_jorgensen, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“don't stay in the "loft"”
 of 5 bubbles laurenwill88, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all rooms seem to be good.”
 of 5 bubbles vernons542, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ground level 2, 3, 4 and, I think 5 (which is corner room) are all nice.”
 of 5 bubbles CharlesM187, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the road are considered to be quiet by staff, but we found them extremely noisy due to loud music across the road.”
 of 5 bubbles survdale, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
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