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Marang Gardens Hotel - Francistown

Old Gaborone Rd. Francistown, Botswana

Tel: +27 (0) 21 855 0395


About Cresta Marang Hotel - Francistown, Botswana

Affordable high quality hotel with beautiful gardens in Francistown, Botswana.

The Cresta Marang Hotel  in Francistown, Botswana, is on the banks of the Tati River, and is a charming country hotel popular with tourists and business executives.

The Location


At Cresta Marang Hotel in Francistown, Botswana, there are 54 air-conditioned rooms. All accommodation (except campsites) are en-suite and equipped with tea/coffee-making facilites and satellite TV (except budget rooms). A maximum of 1 child under 12 can stay for free if a family room is available and they share with their parents.

There are 54 standard rooms, all air-conditioned and en suite. Forty of the standard rooms have double beds, while the remaining 14 executive rooms have two twin beds each. The bathroom in each room has a toilet and shower. Other facilities in the executive rooms include tea/coffee-making hospitality trays, satellite TV with 9 channels, writing desk, daily cleaning service and direct telephone. Non-smoking executive rooms are available. Each room has French doors opening on to a balcony with patio furniture, overlooking a central pool courtyard.

Cresta Marang - Francistown - Room
Cresta Marang - Francistown - Room


The 12 thatched rondavels with their slate floors have king size beds, and are all air-conditioned with an en suite bathroom (with toilet and shower). Other facilities in the rondavels include tea/coffee-making hospitality trays, satellite TV with 9 channels, daily cleaning service and direct telephone.


The thatched chalets at the Cresta Marang Hotel are built on stilts, creating an authentic “safari” atmosphere.

There are four executive double chalets, as well as 10 chalets – these are ideal for travelling families since they are equipped with variations of 1 double bed, 1 single bed and 2 pull-out beds (the latter in the form of a sleeper couch).

All the chalets are air-conditioned and have en suite bathrooms (with toilet, bath and shower above the bath). Other facilities in the chalets include tea/coffee-making hospitality trays, plenty of cupboards, place to put down your suitcase, satellite TV with 9 channels, daily cleaning service and direct telephone.

The chalets have rather steep steps leading up to the front door, so keep this in mind if somebody in your travelling party is movement impaired.

Cresta Marang - Francistown - Chalets
Cresta Marang - Francistown - Wedding


The cottage offers two bedrooms, one with a double bed and the second one with a ¾-bed. The cottage is air-conditioned and the bathroom has a toilet, bath and shower. The cottage also has a small lounge and kitchenette, making it ideal for travellers who need self-catering (self-contained) facilities. Other facilities in the cottage include satellite TV with 9 channels, daily cleaning service and direct telephone.

Twin Room Block

The rooms in the twin block at the Marang Gardens Hotel offer an affordable, clean, accommodation without the need to sacrifice basic luxuries such as air-conditioning and multi-channel DSTV. The rooms are very popular amongst those who are not necessarily a couple but who don’t want to break the bank in order to book separate single rooms.

For those who stay on their own there is the luxury of an extra single bed where you can place some of your belongings. This make the rooms of the twin block very spacious single rooms for those who prefer to stay on their own.

Cresta Marang - Francistown - Twin Block
Cresta Marang - Francistown - Bar

Our Food

The Cresta Marang Hotel is surrounded by beautiful gardens that attract many birds. Guests have the use of the swimming pool with its pool bar (offering light snacks) on the banks of the Tati River. The restaurant can accommodate up to 100 guests and serves a buffet breakfast and lunch, as well as an a la carte dinner. The quaint Fox and Hound Cocktail Bar is open till late and offers light snacks. There is also a popular casino in the Cresta Marang Hotel in Francistown, Botswana, with the latest in casino slot machines.

Cresta Marang - Francistown - View from dining room
Cresta Marang - Francistown - Dining room


The Cresta Marang Hotel is also a popular and well-equipped conference venue. Legotla, the main conference room, can house 50 to 100 guests, while 5 to 15 guests can be accommodated in the board room. All conference rooms are equipped with the latest in conference equipment, including LCD projector, flip chart, video, whiteboard and TV. If you need any other conference equipment, the staff at the Cresta Marang Hotel in Francistown, Botswana, will happily oblige.

Cresta Marang - Francistown - Amenities
Cresta Marang - Francistown - Amenities