The 5 Best Luxury Hotels
At Butterfield & Robinson, our hotels aren’t prosaic—they’re pure poetry.
From castles and riads to ryokans and monasteries, we source lodgings that aren’t just places to crash, but one-of-a-kind spots as intimate, authentic and sublime as the rest of your journey—and packed with personal touches from our hotelier friends.
Below we’ve rounded up a few of the best luxury hotels in Botswana, where you can do so much more than simply rest your head.
But be warned: there may be tears when it’s time to say goodbye!
Located on the banks of a lagoon, this modern and spacious camp still maintains the feeling of the old, untouched Africa.
It comprises six, Meru-style tents built on raised decking, with open views of the lagoon and 180-degree views of the bush. The camp preserves the romance of yesteryear and a simpler life in harmony with nature.
A remote camp overlooking the iconic marsh and floodplains of the Linyanti Concession, Linyanti Tented Camp is a wild escape.
Built on a slightly raised deck, the airy en-suite tents are perfectly positioned for you to watch the passing parade of wildlife as you sip your morning coffee.
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Part of our Spectacular Stays collection, Jack’s Camp will whisk you back to the authentic feel of East Africa with its 1940s safari-luxe style. Set amongst the salt pans and the Kalahari Desert of Botswana, walk with San bushmen and connect back to the land, the wilderness, and a timeless way of life.LEARN MORE
Built using an eco-conscious design, Thorntree River Lodge is set in Zambia’s Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, nearby the famous Victoria Falls.
Drawing inspiration from local customs and culture, it features tented roof structures to maintain the feel of authentic Africa. One of its finest additions is the private, temperature-controlled wine cellar, stocked with the area’s finest wines.
Chief’s Camp is located on Chief’s Island in the world-renowned Moremi Game Reserve, an area also known as the “Predator Capital of Africa.”
Twelve luxury bush pavilions are nestled in a jackalberry and sausage tree woodland and boasts an indoor and outdoor shower, a spacious seating area and a private game viewing deck overlooking the surrounding floodplains of the Okavango Delta.
Mobile Safari Expeditions provides guests with all the necessary comforts and conveniences as well as offering a few unexpected extras. Private camps, private vehicles and private guides take you into the remote wilderness for a luxurious and unforgettable experience.
Travel through wilderness teeming with game, to the remotest corners of the Kalahari desert, or to an isolated settlement in the Western Kalahari.