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About Xere Motel

Xere Motel is located in the Rakops Village in Botswana, along the Rakops-Maun road. Xere Motel offers eleven comfortably furnished en-suite thatched chalets. The units are air-conditioned and furnished with double beds and satellite TVs are provided. The motel also has a cocktail bar and an a la cart restaurant, and lunch and dinner are available on request. Conference facilities are also available for use.

When staying at the motel, guests can enjoy activities like fishing at the Boteti River, which flows through the village. Cultural activities and traditional dancing can be organized on request.

Xere Motel is a good stopover for guests on their way to the central Kalahari Game Reserve and also ideal for tourists who would like to visit Makgadikgadi Game Reserve. The Makgadikgadi Game Reserve incorporates Ntwetwe Pan, Makgadigadi Pans, Nxai Pan, Baines' Baobabs and Kudiakam Pan and visitors will have pay park fees at either the Xhumaga or Nxai Pan Game Scout Camp. Four-wheel drive is recommended throughout this area, throughout the year.

We have 4x4 vehicles providing game drives in the following tourist areas: Central Kalahari game Reserve, Nxai National Park, Makgadikgadi Game Reserve and Lekhubu Island.

The rates are for Package A; one night accommodation at Xere Motel and half day game drive per person at P1600. Package B is two nights’ accommodation at Xere Motel and half day game drive per person to any of the above P2100. Package C is one night accommodation at Xere Motel and full day game drive per person to any of the above P1900. Package D is two nights’ accommodation at Xere Motel and full day game drive per person to any of the above P2400.

Please note a trip should have a minimum of three people and a maximum of 10. The will be a discounted prices for accommodation for couples sharing a room.

  • Response Rate: 91%
  • Response Time: 6 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Hotel
  • Sleeps: 22
  • Check-in: 01:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 9 Reviews


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      Reviews for Xere Motel

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      Saskia Veldhuis, South Africa
      05 May 2015

      The only good thing about Xere Motel was that the people were friendly, the bed was comfortable and the air conditioning worked. Otherwise the so called cocktail bar was a dark room with plastic tables and chairs with a fridge behind a bar, the outside "relax" area some rusty metal chairs next to the car park and no place to sit outside your chalet other than in some dust.We had to wait more than 2 hours to get our food (which was tasty), so I recommend you order it when you check in. The general upkeep of the room was bad (curtains falling off railings, bath cracked) and it smelt like mould....
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      David Roy Crampton, South Africa
      06 June 2014

      We stayed at the Motel twice on our trip through Botswana. Our first stay was good in respect of the accommodation. The dinner we had left a great deal to be desired. On our second stop, the accommodation was once again good. The staff are all very friendly and helpful. There were a few little things that can be done which will go a long way to improving Xere Motel, because you have a very nice place and a good location.Firstly, your cook needs to be given training. She does not understand English very well, and we found it very difficult to make ourselves understood. The food presentation...
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      Andre Pienaar, South Africa
      20 May 2014

      We had a one night stay and enjoyed it very much. Good, clean place to stay, and fabulous food. Thanks.

      Wilhelm Strydom, South Africa
      29 April 2014

      Xere Motel is a perfect stop over spot driving from Maun to RSA and vice versa. The staff were polite and the bedding was clean. The units need some attention though, especially the bathrooms. Otherwise there were no other issues.

      Kateryna Tsekhmistrenko, Belgium
      30 July 2013

      First impression of the Xere motel was not very nice as the staff at reception did not want to respect the rate on our confirmation - 500 rands. Instead they asked for 500 Pulas, which was more expensive! The room was fine, but the shower head was broken and local staff was not very eager to fix it. All in all it was the least pleasant stay during our trip in Botswana.

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      Xere Motel Map

      Xere Motel is 9.2km from the centre of Rakops , the nearest airport 365.9km (Victoria Falls International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling