A Zambian guest house is usually found in urban areas, quality varies but this type of accommodation is usually of a mid to high standard. It is not unusual to find guest house accommodation exceptionally high standard. Rooms vary in size but are usually on the large side with high-quality interior design and en-suite facilities. A Zambian guest house will typically have sprawling grounds with landscaped gardens, a swimming pool, and a restaurant and bar area making them great places to stay while in Zambia. Most guesthouses have up-to-date security systems and highly trained security personnel to ensure the safety of guests is guaranteed. In addition, they provide complimentary parking to its guests.
Guesthouses in Zambia
Guesthouses are a type of inexpensive hotel-like lodging. In Zambia, guest houses are private homes which have been converted for the exclusive use of guest accommodation. Guesthouses tend to be owner-managed, but with the owner living entirely separately. Most guesthouses do not maintain full-time staff at night, this gives you a more private night.
Guesthouses are ideal for business travellers and tourists alike, they also provide an alternative to staying at a lodge or hotel. In addition, they also offer an extensive range of services and facilities and most of them are known for their personalised and professional service provided by highly trained staff.
Guesthouse accommodation presents some major benefits such as:
The quality of guest houses in Zambia varies greatly with some being traditionally Western, while others are owned by Zambian’s, offering comfortable cheap rooms for the local market; which are also quite adequate for tourists on a budget. In many ways, these can be a good choice and an opportunity to engage with local people.
Guesthouses often have few rooms, with a choice of executive rooms, family rooms, deluxe rooms, standard as well as double rooms. Most of the rooms are incorporated with en-suite facilities in addition rooms are usually spacious and provide modern designs. The rooms are supplied with clean beddings, towels, coat hangers and basics like soap and tissue.
In addition to accommodation, the guest house provides conference facilities and outside catering all at very reasonable rates. Meals are prepared on request if preferred, visitors are welcome to prepare their own meals in the kitchens on request. Guests can enjoy their stay with the following benefits:
This takes place 7 days a week (this includes linen/towel change, removal of rubbish and cleaning).
In Zambia most guest houses follow the rule of check-in time is 10: 30 am and check-out time is 10: 00 am. Early check-in can be requested, and may only be granted when associated rooms become available.
Zambia's reputation for being a peaceful and safe country has not made guest house owners compromise on the security of their guests. Most guesthouses have up-to-date security systems and highly trained security personnel to ensure the safety of guests is guaranteed. In addition, most guesthouses offer complimentary parking to their guests.
If your looking for a home away from home experience in Zambia, be sure to check in and enjoy staying at one of Zambia's affordable guesthouses. Staff are friendly and ready to assist to ensure when you leave, you will be back wanting more!