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Peermont Walmont at The Grand Palm
Ranked #2 of 16 Hotels in Gaborone
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“Best hotel around - just be patient!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2006

The Grand Palm - now called the Walmont Ambassador - is certainly the best hotel within hundreds of miles. The rooms are comfortable, if a bit used. The grounds are beautifuly landscpaed and fit well with the surrounding bush. The Beef Baron (the hotel's ala carte restaurant) is probably the best restaurant in Gaborone, but there are other good options in the hotel, including the attractive outside restaunrant by the pool. Service is friendly and slow - bring time.

  • Stayed November 2006, travelled on business
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2006

The Grand Palm is a great hotel and certainly the best in Gaborone. The reception staff are very friendly and helpful, although they can be a bit slow at time. Check out took half an hour (we were the only ones checking out at that time) and they had lost the credit card number we gave them previously.

The livingstone restaurant at the hotel has delicious food. They have a huge buffett spread of breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Beef Baron grill has superb beef. Hotel bar is well stocked with a nice relaxing atmosphere.

Rooms are very clean, although the bathroom could use some upgrading/touch up. Free airport shuttle is a plus.

If you are visiting Gaborone, this is defenitely the place to stay.

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Property: Peermont Walmont at The Grand Palm
Address: Molepolole Road, Gaborone, Botswana
Region: Botswana > South-East District > Gaborone
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 16 Hotels in Gaborone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Peermont Walmont at The Grand Palm 4*
Number of rooms: 187
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Discover the ultimate business and leisure experience...The luxury Walmont hotel at The Grand Palm offers 187 rooms and suites. The distinctive character and charm of this elegant hotel blends efficiency, comfort, luxury and privacy into absolute harmony - perfect for both business and leisure travellers. It is equipped with all the facilities and modern conveniences that discerning travellers have come to expect. Breakfast can be enjoyed at Mokolwane Bistro offering a sumptuous international buffet. The Executive 5th floor, with the exclusive Executive Club Lounge, offers the travelling executive unsurpassed business services. Guests also have access to the casino, dining, and variety of recreation facilities, as well as the magnificent banquet and convention facilities of the Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC). Hotel features (188 rooms) 49 Deluxe twin rooms, 90 Deluxe queen rooms, 34 Executive rooms, 5 Premier suites, 8 Executive suites, 1 Presidential suite and 1 Special assistance room. Smoking and non-smoking rooms available. ... more   less 
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