A grand old dame that has been part of Harare’s history and social scene since 1959 – that’s the Jameson Hotel (S17 49 69 E31 02 59). The hotel has been refurbished and enlarged in 1995, but still offers elegant and luxurious accommodation reminding you of bygone days. The rooms are all air-conditioned and en suite rooms and are equipped with a safe, mini-bar, satellite TV, radio, direct dial telephone, tea/coffee-making facilities, hairdryer, plus 24-hour room service. You’ll not go hungry courtesy of Tiffany’s Restaurant, the Sandawana Coffee Shop, as well as the Cocktail and Terrace Bars.
From Harare Jameson Hotel you will need to travel West to reach the city of Francistown. On your way from Harare Jameson Hotel to Francistown you can overnight in either Gweta lodge and hotels or Nata Lodge on the edge of the Makgadigadi Pans 6 hours from the Harare Jameson Hotel. If you take the Southern route via Serowe to Francistown, you can overnight at Khama Rhino Sanctuary. In Francistown your choice would be Woodlands self-catering. Woodlands self-catering (self-contained) and camping is the best for families and people on self-drive holidays near Francistown in Botswana. Woodlands is also known as Woodlands 4x4 but the camp is accessible with any vehicle.
Harare Jameson Hotel is Kalahari country. Once you experience the Kalahari Arms Hotel in Botswana you may want to visit Upington in the Kalahari in South Africa. Here you will be able to choose accommodation such as self-catering (self-contained) accommodation at the Kalahari Monate Lodge or the Upington Country Lodge. If you prefer more luxury than the Kalahari Arms Hotel in Harare Jameson Hotel than the Kalahari Sun River Lodge a boutique hotel in Upington might be your answer.
Large parts of the Kalahari are in Namibia. Within easy reach from the Kalahari Arms Hotel lies Windhoek the capital, where you can choose from hotels and self-catering (self-contained) accommodation such a Arebbusch self-catering (self-contained) just South of the city and 7 hours from the Kalahari Arms hotel. From Windhoek it will take you another 3 hours to Mariental River Chalets
The coastal town Swakopmund lies 9 hours from Harare Jameson Hotel in the Namib Desert. South of Swakopmund in Namibia is Solitaire and Sossusvlei. At Sesriem near Sossusvlei there are two excellent hotels. Sossusvlei Lodge is luxurious whilst Sossusvlei Desert Lodge offers self-catering (self-contained) accommodation at Sesriem 11 hours from the Kalahari Arms in Harare Jameson Hotel. Further south is the Fish River Canyon where the Caňon Lodge offers excellent accommodation.
To the North West of Harare Jameson Hotel in neighbouring Namibia lies DAMARALAND where you can stay in excellent lodges such as Twyfelfontein, Ugab Terrace Lodge, Vingerklip Lodge and the flagship Palmwag. The roads in this area is gravel and we recommend that you hire a car or 4x4 to visit the area
Etosha National Park is Namibia's best game park and to the North West of Harare Jameson Hotel and the Kalahari Arms Hotel. In the Etosha National Park you can simply stay in Temba Etosha Lodge a self-catering (self-contained) lodge just outside the Etosha National Park.
If you drive South West from the Kalahari Arms Hotel you will end up in Grunau in Namibia. In Grunau you can overnight in Grunau Lodge self-catering (self-contained) accommodation. Still in Grunau two day's drive from the Harare Jameson Hotel is Grunau Country House bed and breakfast accommodation in the old Grunau Hotel in Grunua in between Noordoewer and Keetmanshoop in Namibia or Orange River Lodge self-catering (self-contained) accommodation in Noordoewer near the South African border. Mariental River Chalets offers self-catering accommodation also known as Mariental River Lodge.
If you want to visit South Africa after your stay in Harare Jameson Hotel, why not consider the Drakensberg Mountains. Near Underberg in the Drakensberg Mountains is a very romantic lodge, the Amazian Mountain River Lodge. The locals believe that every night is a honeymoon at Amazian. The rooms with their spa's make Amazian a perfect honeymoon destination but remember it is very far from the Kalahari Arms Hotel in Harare Jameson Hotel Botswana. Other accommodation that you might consider is The Regent Hotel and the new King David Hotel in East London.
Shakawe in the north-west of Botswana on the western panhandle of the Okavango Delta is very well known for lodges such as Drotsky's Cabins and Nguma Island Lodge.
Gweta Lodge on the Makgadikgadi Pans is a very unique destination. Here in the town of Gweta you can experience how the rural people live or you can overnight under the stars on the pans in luxury.
Ilala lodge offers luxury rooms and suites near the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.
Maun Lodge in Maun offers luxury accommodation on the banks of the Thamalakane River. Maun Lodge is the perfect gateway to the Okavango Delta of Botswana.
Rundu is the most northern big town in Namibia. Here you can book lodges through Temba Lodges such as Kaisosi Lodge and Hakusembe Lodge.
Namutoni Rest Camp is built around a fort in the east of Etosha National Park. Namutoni is a luxury destination in Etosha National Park.
Etosha Lodges offers a selection of lodges, luxury accommodation and self-catering accommodation in and around Etosha National Park in Namibia.
Okahandja Country Hotel in Okahandja is the perfect place to overnight between Windhoek and the north of Namibia and between Windhoek and the coast.
The Beach Hotel in Swakopmund is one of the newest and most modern hotels on the beach at Swakopmund. For those who value a beach view and good service, the beach hotel will be the answer.
The Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre is built in and around the colonial railway station. The Swakopmund Hotel offers superb luxury accommodation in this popular resort along the Namibian coast.
Temba Lodges offers a wide selection of hotel and self-contained accommodation in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. The five star Windhoek Country Club is the city's most luxurious hotel while the Safari Hotel offers three and four star rooms. If you prefer self-catering accommodation, Monteiro Lodge and Arebbusch Lodge will be your answer.
Helmeringhausen Hotel is in a small town with the same name south of Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert. This is a farming community influenced by the German colonial era.
Zelda Guest Farm is very close to the Botswana border and 90 km from Gobabis in the east of Namibia.
The Southern Region of Namibia refers to the area from Mariental in the north to Noordoewer in the south and it includes towns such as Grunau and Keetmanshoop.
The Fish River Canyon in Namibia is the world's second widest and deepest canyon after the Great Canyon in Arizona. Here Temba lodges offer accommodation such as Canyon Lodge, Ais-Ais, Canyon Roadhouse and Canyon Village on the eastern side of the Fish River Canyon, and The Fish River Lodge on the western rim of the Canyon.
Namibia Botswana Tour starts in Swakopmund and ends in Kasane in Botswana. This is a luxury tour but will be tailormade to suit your needs. This Temba Tour is a private tour and can be a guided tour or a self-drive tour and is as such, fully flexible. It includes all the highlights of northern Namibia such as Palmwag, Etosha National Park, the Caprivi and Chobe Game Reserve in Botswana.
If you can't beat them, join them. On a Lion Walk Safari you will be accompanied by lions on a walking safari in big game territory. Fair enough, you might not see too many antelope, but you will be very well protected against anything that might want to attack you.
Bungi Jumping is not for the faint-hearted. The Bungi Jump at Victoria Falls between Zimbabwe and Zambia is even more challenging. The bridge is 110 m high and the view from the Bungi to the Falls is magnificent.
Nyanga Mountains in the eastern highlands of Zimbabwe offers breathtaking scenery and some of Zimbabwe's best hotels such as the Pine Tree Inn, Inn on Rupurara and The Troutbeck Inn Resort.
Nossob Rest Camp is in the area where you are most likely to see lions in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
Mata Mata is a traditional rest camp at the South African and Namibian border post.
The Masonic Hotel in Springbok in the Northern Cape of South Africa is the town's only three star and most luxurious hotel.
Vanrhynsdorp in southern Namaqualand is just within the Western Cape Province of South Africa. During the flower season it becomes a very popular town with accommodation such as Gifberg Holiday Farm and La Rochelle self-catering accommodation.
Augrabies National Park surrounds the Augrabies Falls, the largest waterfall in South Africa. Augrabies is in the northern Cape region of Namaqualand.
Graskop is on the escarpment in Mpumalanga. From Graskop you can visit all the nearby attractions such as Pilgrims Rest. Blyde River Canyon and Mac Waterfalls.
Sani Pass Chalets are at the border between South Africa and Lesotho, but on top of the Drakensberg Mountains at Sani Pass.
The Wildcoast is perhaps South Africa's most beautiful coast and Temba Lodges offer many hotels and lodges along this beautiful coast.
The Kei River in the Eastern Cape was one of the most important rivers along the East Coast of South Africa in the development of the history of the country. Today it is a beautiful region with numerous perfect resort and hotels such as Morgan Bay Hotel, The Trennery and Haga Haga Hotel.
The Garden Court in East London is the business people's choice in East London on the East Coast of South Africa.
Jeffrey's Bay is just south-west of Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. In Jeffrey's Bay, the surfing capital of Africa, we proudly recommend the Beach Cabanas and Sea Shells self-catering accommodation.