Lonrho Hotels will open a new 5-star hotel in July in Gaborone, Botswana’s fast-growing capital.

The Lonrho Lansmore Masa Square will be Gaborone’s only 5-star hotel, offering 153 luxury guest bedrooms and superior Lans more Club bedrooms.

The hotel includes a purpose-built conference centre for up to 350 delegates, a rooftop pool and cocktail bar, a Lonrho business lounge, Espretto coffee shop and gourmet restaurant, Le Touché de Provence.

Gaborone is developing rapidly in the leisure and business markets. The new hotel is located in Masa Square, the heart of Gaborone’s new CBD and the Lonrho Lansmore will be the first hotel to service this developing market.

Added David Lenigas, executive chairman of Lonrho said: “There is no better place to stay in Gaborone.”

Says Lonrho Hotels chief executive Ewan Cameron: “Lansmore places our guests where they want to be – in the continent’s high growth destinations.”

Lansmore guests can enjoy arrival concierge, shirt pressed on arrival, complementary high-speed Wi-Fi powered by a designated satellite link, Lonrho’s business lounge, an tray of African teas, coffees and local fruit in your bedroom and 24/7 guest service team a button away. – Saturday Star