Protea Hotel Lusaka

Connected to the vibrant Arcades Complex and entertainment complex, this hotel boasts retail therapy, bars, restaurants and nightclubs on its doorstep. Stylish modern rooms are air-conditioned and feature polished wooden floors, and an enclosed terrace on the second floor offers a small refreshing pool. A pre-dinner drink and a hearty meal can be savoured at the hotel’s buffet restaurant, or guests can opt for a local meal in one of the many restaurants within the Arcades Complex or head into the city center, a short drive away.

Why we recommend the Protea Hotel Lusaka

  • Adjoins the Arcades Complex
  • Rooms with contemporary styling
  • Close to attractions, dining and entertainment
  • Second-floor terrace and pool
  • Casual buffet restaurant and bar

Attractions near the Protea Hotel Lusaka

An afternoon at the Arcades

Thanks to the hotel’s excellent location adjoining the Arcades Complex, you don’t need any excuse to pop over next door for some retail therapy. Boasting a wide range of shops and eateries, the Arcades is popular amongst locals and tourists alike. You can find unique fashion items, accessories and artisan mementos, before taking a seat and savouring the local cuisine at one of the many restaurants.

If you’re in Lusaka on a Sunday, visit the Arcades to wander through the Pataki Sunday Market, which sprawls across the car park. It's the perfect spot to purchase authentic handicrafts and to try your hand at haggling.

Crocs away at Kalimba Reptile Park

Kalimba Reptile Park is the place to go if you want to get away from the city for a few hours. As the name suggests, the Park is teeming with native and exotic reptiles including impressive crocodiles, slithery snakes and large tortoises.

Once you’ve checked out the animals and learnt a little more about the breeding programs at the Park, you might want to treat yourself to some of the local favourites at the Park's cafe. You can also take a refreshing dip in a swimming pool (crocodile free) and there are plenty of activities for the little ones including crazy golf and table tennis. 

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