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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Comfortable rooms but in need of a minor refurbishment. Nice cafe overlooking the pool area. Pool is very old and could do with enlarging. Evening meals were good and plentiful. Location is very close to town centre but the rooms are quiet.

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Riley's, responded to this review

MilsteadUmpire Thank you for staying at Cresta Riley's. We were honoured to have you as our guests. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Ferdinand Sebinyane | GM, Cresta Riley's | Maun

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in Maun, which I think is enough time. This city is the start/end point to go to the Delta. Hotel was nice... a bit run down but ok. Their travel service however, was superb! We booked the delta tour last minute (next day departure) and the girl did a great job booking flights, camps.... suggesting alternatives......

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Riley's, responded to this review

Dear Csvr2015 Thank you for staying at Cresta Riley's. We were honoured to have you staying with us. We hope to see you again. Kind regards Ferdinand Sebinyane | GM, Cresta Riley's | Maun

Sedbergh
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This hotel has a pool and a garden, yet is close to shops. it was easy to relax. The rooms are pleasant. Food was really good. Service was attentive. We were part of a large group (17) and quickly felt at home.

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Riley's, responded to this review

Dear Helen V. Warm greetings from Cresta Riley's. We are delighted that you enjoyed our food offering during your stay. We enjoyed being of service to you. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Ferdinand Sebinyane | GM, Cresta Riley's | Maun

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

we arrived here about 6am after the night bus from Kasane. Greeted warmly given a room went to sleep got woken by next doors tv room changed immediatly to i think executive cabins. stayed here 4 times between safaris everytime treated with professionalism and friendliness. rooms are lovely, beds comfortable, tvs good, have table and chairs. Everything is clean Breakfasts...

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Riley's, responded to this review

Dear Friedchickenandchips It is always an honour to have you staying at Cresta Riley's. Thank you for your continued support. We appreciate the full marks you have awarded us on Tripadvisor. We wish you the very best in your travels in 2017. Kind regards Ferdinand Sebinyane | GM, Cresta Riley's | Maun

London
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a night on a room only basis. The room was comfortable, the bathroom was little small and air con a little noisy but perfectly pleasant for a stop over for one night. The staff where helpful and a good location to nearby shops, services and only a couple of km from Maun airport.

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Dear Nailbiter1 Thank you for staying at Cresta Riley's. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Ferdinand Sebinyane | GM, Cresta Riley's | Maun

Kansas City
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights here in a deluxe room on the back side of the property. It is very clean and comfortable. All staff were very friendly. The restaurant was good. Pool was pretty although we did not use it. Wifi service was not reliable; both nights it went off at dinner time and no wifi service was available until...

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Dear Dixiepeach Greetings from Cresta Riley's. We are happy to note that you had a good stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Ferdinand Sebinyane | GM, Cresta Riley's | Maun

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The superior room was lovely, worth paying more for than the standard. The pool was filthy and no where to sunbathe/ chill in the sun. Dinner menu was great. This would be a good place for a stop over between flights/ activities. Do not under any circumstances use their travel agent. We booked a day trip (or last day in...

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Riley's, responded to this review

Dear PadawanTraveller Thank you for staying at Cresta Riley's. We appreciate your feedback on areas where we can do better. We are sorry to note that your planned activities were not fulfilled by the independent agent operating from our hotel. We have brought your complaint to their attention and corrective action is being taken to avoid recurrence. We wish you...

Bristol UK
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I stayed at Cresta Riley's for one night after camping safari in Okavango and before flying up to Kasane to go to Vic Falls. The hotel was clean and staff helpful (my transport to airport didn't turn up and reception staff quickly arranged taxi to take me). It was good to be able to have running water to wash off...

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Dear Mazzie Greetings from Cresta Riley's. Thank you for stopping over at Cresta Riley's on your way from the Okavango. We were honoured to have you as our guest. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Ferdinand Sebinyane | GM, Cresta Riley's | Maun

Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Hotel excellent, room very clean and well appointed. Restaurant had good food and breakfast buffet was outstanding. Internet good especially out by pool and bar. Stayed only two nights but was a very good choice.

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Riley's, responded to this review

Dear Deb05452 Thank you for staying at Cresta Riley's. We are delighted that our hotel was a good choice for you. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Ferdinand Sebinyane | GM, Cresta Riley's | Maun

Ivybridge, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Well presented Hotel , reception staff were great. The rooms were excellent , slightly let down by a tired bathroom but perfectly usable. Excellent value restaurant and bar on site. Secure Parking which is an advantage.

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Dear MarcWain Thank you for reviewing Cresta Riley's on Tripadvisor. We were honoured to have you as our guest. Wishing you happy travels and hope to see you again. Kind regards Ferdinand Sebinyane | GM, Cresta Riley's | Maun

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the banks of the Thamakalane River, Cresta Riley’s offers any visitor to Maun a warm welcome in true African style. Facilities include modern conference rooms, comfortably stylish accommodation and a feast of fine dining. Situated at the gateway to the Okavango Delta, there are also several tours and safaris available to Savuti, Moremi or the Chobe National Park. Made for the traveller who loves nature and adventure as much as unparalleled comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cresta Riley's

Address: Tsheko Tsheko Road (Riverside Road) | P.O. Box 1, Maun, Botswana
Region: Botswana > North-West District > Maun
Price Range: ₹ 9,687 - ₹ 10,407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cresta Riley's 2*
Number of rooms: 51
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“Superior rooms are worth the upgrade if wanting more space and a view”
 of 5 bubbles PadawanTraveller, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think most of the rooms were pretty much the same, this is an older hotel in a Maun, Good access to the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Deb05452, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The updated rooms are supposed to be nicer than the original part of the property. Our room, #40 was not clean.”
 of 5 bubbles vikitorisedona, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“A room away from the pool and bar area could be useful at busy times”
 of 5 bubbles Wangary, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I was in the way back of the property, which I believe is the most updated.”
 of 5 bubbles C4905VIamyb, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
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