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About Palapye Hotel

Palapye Hotel offers 20 comfortably furnished double rooms in the small town of Palapye. Situated at Palapye Railway Station, the hotel is one of the oldest in Botswana, and features a collection of photos of historic interest in the Charlie's Arms Cocktail Bar. Our rates include bed and breakfast.Each room is equipped with a private bathroom, air-conditioning and DSTV, and the hotel also has a large dining room where breakfast is served. The hotel has a classic feel, with many photos and décor to reflect the history of the buildings. The hotel is located near the railway line and from time to time, Rovos Rail trains pass by. The Khama Rhino Sanctuary is located only 15 km outside of neighbouring Serowe and offers game viewing, while the Tswapong Hills boasts historical significance. There is also the Ko Morakeng Public Bar where patrons often gather to watch soccer matches on the TV, as well as the Moremi Gorge, all in close proximity to Palapye.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Hotel
  • Sleeps: 36
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 19 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Parking on Premises
* Please enquire for further details.

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Rates include B & B

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  • Double Room Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 18 Comfortable en-suite room with a double bed or twin beds, DSTV and air-conditioning, available for single or double occu... see more Features:  Twin beds, Double beds, Local channels, Bath only, En-suite, Shower only see more Twin beds, Double beds, Local channels, Bath only, En-suite, Shower only, Air-Conditioning, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms
    from R832 For 2 guests
    • Rooms Adults

      Reviews for Palapye Hotel

      19 guest reviews Reviews of

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      Naasik Osman
      28 December 2017

      Friendly staff nice homely feel about the place. Simple but effective would recommend it as an ideal stop off driving towards Kasane/Zim driving from SA

      Philip Phitidis
      23 September 2017

      Old but everything works and is very comfortable with all facilities

      Andrew Harding, South Africa
      24 July 2016

      After a long drive down from Moremi and looking forward to a nice comfortable hotel room, my wife and I were surprised as our GPS took us through what seemed like the backwaters of Palapye.When we pulled into the car park my headlights passed over what looked like piles of rubble and rubbish, my wife and I found this disconcerting. We parked and walked into reception, there was nobody on the front desk and the reception area looked extremely tired and shabby. The supper options of spaghetti bolognaise and macaroni cheese written up on the chalk board also didn't particularly appeal. My wife...
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      Deidre Pluke, South Africa
      04 January 2016

      I somehow expected a hotel however when we arrived it seemed more like the (American style) motels.  Room was clean with aircon, ceiling fan, TV and coffee/tea/kettle.We arrived on a (Botswana) public holiday, so they establishment had 'skeleton' staff, but they managed to take care of us well.

      Jan Svoboda, South Africa
      28 November 2015

      Founded in 1900, it is a place to stay away from fancy and expensive new developments in the area close to the noisy main-road facilities. Although next to a historical (and quiet) railway station, it is a private place for a weary traveller.

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      Palapye Hotel Map

      Palapye Hotel is 1km from the centre of Palapye , the nearest airport 259.9km (Sir Seretse Khama International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling