The Old House

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The Old House is a small family owned and run guesthouse situated in Kasane northern Botswana, overlooking the Chobe River with all your needs in one place to explore the Chobe region.

The Old House Conveniently located within walking distance of all the shops and a 10 minute boat ride or game drive to the entrance of the Chobe National Park.

We offer single, double and family accommodation as well as a fully licensed restaurant. We offer a wide range of Chobe Activities and Safaris including: Morning and afternoon Boat cruise on the Chobe River. Early morning and afternoon Game Dives, as well as Full Day Safari into the Chobe National Park or a Day Trip across the border to Victoria Falls.


Enjoy a blazing Delta sunset as you sip on a refreshing drink before dinner. After dinner, share stories of the day’s sightings around the campfire. Dining at Footsteps Across the Delta is influenced by delicious African cuisine, prepared in the bush kitchen by a talented chef. Sit down to a mouth-watering meal next to a cosy campfire or in the comfort of your tent.

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Gonda Chadwick is our resident artist here at The Old House. 1959, born and educated in the Netherlands. 1976 to 1979 Moved to Windhoek, Namibia for the wild life and space, painting part time. 1979 to 1980 Spent a year in Victoria Falls and Wankie, Zimbabwe, to work as a translator and to be nearer the wild life.

1980 Moved to Kasane, Botswana to live with the game on her door step and started painting full time. She exhibited her work in Windhoek, Francistown and Gaborone.

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Bar and Restaurant

Open 7 days a week from 06:30am – 21:30pm.

Friendly atmosphere, À la carte dining meals from African cuisine to good pub meals, ice cold beers and delicious pizzas.

Gecko Gift Shop

Open from 08:00 – 17:00.

Situated at The Old House selling a variety of gifts found locally and from within the African continent including handbags, pashminas, jewelry, shoes, clothing and much more

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Victoria Falls Day Trip

As gazed upon by angels in their flight” David Livingstone, 1865.

Victoria Falls is mere 80km away and a trip to see the magnificent falls is definitely a must see when in the area as it is one of the 7 Natural wonders of the World. One can spend the afternoon enjoying the spectacular view of the falls and enjoy the African curio market or enjoy the Zambezi River white water rafting and other adrenalin experiences.

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The Old House Guest House Reviews

“The staff were really accommodating and friendly, nothing was too much trouble. Great value for money, clean and the food was surprisingly good. Best Old House pizza! ” – Jacqueline

“I was a bit hesitant about staying in a place called “The Old House”… However, I was pleasantly surprised. Not much “old” there… there was a lot of greenery… wildlife everywhere… on our last night, we got a somewhat scary/thrilling surprise to find an elephant roaming just outside! Additionally, they arranged most of the activities for you… Definitely a place I will stay in again ” – Uyapo

“The location and overall atmosphere of the place was fantastic. The rooms are clean and comfortable and very spacious. It didn’t have a hairdryer and no TV though but not a problem. Staff very helpful. I wouldn’t swap for a lodge stay. ” – Anna

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