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Out and about with Room50two

#BotswanaUnplugged’s star blogger, @MadisaFils recently checked into the newly built #Room50two hotel situated in the heart of Gaborone’s Central Business District (CBD) for some well-deserved rest, pampering and relaxation. With captivating smiles and a sense of destiny, Room50two staff ushered in our colleague together with other Botswana bloggers and lifestyle reporters this past Thursday for a richly deserved media treat atop Gaborone’s city skies.  

Room50two is located in the heart of the city’s most tourist friendly precinct – just a short walk from the Gaborone Station and Bus Rank. Stylish and inviting, the hotel provides comfortable and convenient accommodation for business and leisure travellers alike.

Room50two overlooks the city and features 54 beautifully-appointed, modern and stylish rooms including 36 standard rooms; 6 premium rooms as well as 12 premium-plus rooms with balconies opening to city view – with a host of amenities and services on offer.

Modern day technology has created gadgets such as drones, which allows one to have any view of any subject from the top; be it tall buildings or simply hovering around the city for that picturesque view. Thanks to this modern-day gadgets, an individual no longer has to wait to board an aircraft to indulge in the beauty of his or her environs.

Room50two does all this magic trick with ease, as guests are able to view Gaborone from the top with their naked eyes. The newly built phenomenon also comes with a name that could easily be mistaken for a blockbuster movie.

The stylish and fascinating Room50two situated in iTowers South – Botswana’s tallest building officially opened its doors to the public this month (May) with a courtesy media treat last week Thursday. With its fitting tagline, “A room with a view”- a befitting marketing tool to the hotel’s ability to give every room, be it standard or premium a conspicuous view of the ever evolving Gaborone landscape.

Quite interesting is its 28th floor restaurant – Table50Two that simply allows one to get a glimpse as far at the backyard of the State House, National Stadium and the Gaborone bus terminal among others. Room50two enjoys an excellent location in the city’s CBD, making it an ideal destination for business travellers.

The hotel is only a 20-minute drive from the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport and an easy commute to the city centre. Room50two Hotel is within a convenient distance to major business centres, government offices as well as shopping malls.

Holiday visitors are also surrounded by well-known attractions including the Three Chiefs Monument, and the National Museum is also a walking distance.
“At Room50 Two you will experience all the services you would expect from a premium hotel, whilst feeling completely at home in the well-appointed accommodation.”

“Room50two overlooks the city and features 54 modern and stylish rooms including 36 standard rooms; 6 premium rooms as well as 12 premium-plus rooms with balconies opening to city view. Each room carries a clean and sophisticated design inclusive of a kitchenette and contemporary furnishings with high-speed wireless internet (Wi-Fi) access. Dedicated business facilities such as 24hr concierge; car parking with valet parking facilities; and airport transfers are all available to guests of the hotel.”

Taking its pride of place at the very top of the hotel, is its restaurant – Table50Two – the highest dining venue in Botswana, which simply mimics the idea of guests having ‘Breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktails and meetings in the sky’.

“This restaurant is strategically placed on the 28th floor, giving you the best view of the city. It offers an outdoor setting with sofas offering breath-taking views of Gaborone including the mystical lights of CBD in the evenings – while the indoor setting is sophisticated and comfortable to offer guests the exquisite fine dining experience. The restaurant offers an exclusive, world-class menu complemented with a wide-ranging choice of wine and beverage. Table50Two is the ideal place to have your breakfast meeting,  corporate lunch or a quiet family dinner.”

When welcoming the media to a star-studded hotel experience complemented with a one-night only sleepover, dinner and breakfast, the General Manager, Shirley Tjirokohe said they are proud to open their doors to guests who will enjoy a harmonious and stylish environment combined with a unique lifestyle experience defined by the highest standard of hospitality.

“Room50two accommodates both leisure and business travellers alike,” said Tjirokohe.

You can also experience a great stay at Room50two. Form P1499-1799 per night including breakfast. There’s also a massive discount on weekends of P800 across all the rooms.

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Moagi Madisa

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