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Private Room in the Bush

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Private Room in the Bush

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

En-suite double room with separate entrance situated 10 km south of Gaborone on a leafy smallholding, bordering on the Mokolodi nature reserve. During the rainy season, the pond in front of the house is filled with water lilies and full of bird life. Relax on the veranda and watch the sun go down!


Free parking on premises
Private entrance

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 8PM


7 Reviews

Andrea User Profile
July 2018
Derrick's "room in the bush" is an excellent entry or exit point to Botswana. The room overlooks a natural dam that is home to a wealth of birdlife and is a great place to stay if you're looking for a comfortable overnight spot close to Gaborone. Derrick is also a very thoughtful…
Frank User Profile
June 2018
Derrick was a wonderful, thoughtful and polite host. He is extremely knowledgeable about birds. We had a wonderful breakfast with Derrick pointing out the birds. My only concern is the A1 Rd from Gaberone to the homestead is undergoing roadworks. I would not drive this route at n…
Alexandra User Profile
January 2018
My stay at Derrick's place was (once again) comfortable and satisfying. It was lovely waking to a bird paradise and looking over the little dam as the sun rose (a nice cup of coffee in hand ). Even though Derrick's place is out of town, most places were easily accessible. Game …
Jana User Profile
December 2017
An ideal place to break the trip up North. Large, secure parking space. Close to Game City or Mokolodi for dinner. It was especially nice to stay at this tranquil place, while being rather close to town in case I forgot some important pieces for my trip forward.
Jan User Profile
December 2017
I had a wonderful time! Derrick is a warm, welcoming host and was always around for coffee on the porch - which, with the dam as a backdrop, was more beautiful than many of the pricy nature reserves. It was definitely a hard parting and I'll miss the tranquil moments watching the…
Etienne User Profile
March 2017
If you are looking for a quite place outside of town, this is ideal. If you are a birdwatcher, you'll love it.
Alexandra User Profile
February 2017
A beautiful secluded location not too far from Gaborone. Derrick is a great host as he is approachable and insures your stay is nice and comfortable. It was very nice to have a view of a lovely pond and green vegetation while having breakfast on the porch. Over all I had a great…

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