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Cresta Lodge Gaborone offers spacious conferencing facilities in Gaborone which can accommodate up to 400 delegates. Featuring 4 different venues which can be configured for small, mid-sized or large events, the lodge annually plays host to a range of business conferences, ranging from financial services companies to mining type indaba events and corporate getaways. Each of these conference venues can be configured in five different ways, making it flexible enough to cater for all types of business, corporate or social events.

Whether your executive team needs to break away into a private space for a think tank, or you’re looking for the ideal venue in Gaborone for an end of year event, Cresta can help you stage a truly memorable event.

A more detailed look at our conference venues can be seen below:

Marakanelo Conference Centre

The Marakanelo Conference Centre is the largest of our venues, accommodating up to 400 guests cinema style. The room can also be arranged banquet-style to seat 220, or cocktail style to host up to 300 people.  The Conference Centre has a raised dais and projection screen for use as well.

Kgotla Room

The Kgotla Room is the second biggest conference facility at Cresta Lodge Gaborone and comfortably seats 250 guests cinema style. The Kgotla Room can also be configured for 120 guests for a banquet and for 175 guests cocktail style. Traditionally, the room is set up for 95 delegates for conferences.

Kopano Room

The Kopano Rooms is the third biggest in the Cresta Gaborone Conference Centre. It is able to accommodate 150 guests cinema style, 100 guests banquet style and 125 guests cocktail style. It is most commonly configured for 90 delegates for conferences.

Hotel Boardroom

The Hotel Boardroom is the smallest venue at Cresta Gaborone and is ideal for smaller corporate events or break-away think tanks. It can accommodate up to 40 seated in cinema-style and 20 in a U-shape setting. The Hotel Boardroom is a flexible venue that can be set up in any way which best serves the type of event or meeting being held.


CONFERENCING Cinema Banquet Cocktail U-shape Conference
Kgotla Room 250 120 175 130 95
Kopano Room 150 100 125 120 90
Marakanelo Conference Centre 400 220 300 250 185
Hotel Boardroom 40 20


If you need more information on our conference facilities in Gaborone, or to simply discuss your conferencing needs, get in touch today on +267 397 5375, or email