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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Are you looking for a lovely tranquil place to stay in Harare? Armadale Lodge is one of the gems of this city. Great amenity with lovely grounds, nice pool, wonderful staff, comfy beds and unique decor make this truly a wonderful place to hang out. I was lucky to have been placed there while on work assignments, but it's the... More 

Thank Steven G
NIKKI B, Owner at Armadale Boutique Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Steven, Thank you sincerely for the taking the time to write a review. We loved having you stay and are really happy that you will be visiting often ! Our very best to you. More 

Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
38 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I stayed at the Armadale Lodge for a week a few years back for work, and I thoroughly enjoyed my trip. On a previous trip, I was sent to Pretoria and disliked every minute I was there, so i approached this trip with a fair amount of trepidation. I was wrong to. The lodge is very quaint and even a... More 

Thank Justin G
NIKKI B, Manager at Armadale Boutique Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Justin, We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at Armadale! Thank you for your review. We hope that you can visit us again. Happy travels! More 

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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I stayed at Armadale Boutique Lodge for a week and used it as a base travelling around Harare and Zimbabwe with my wife and some friends - and the place is perfect for that! In a somewhat hectic city Armadale is an oasis of tranquility and style. The atmosphere at the lodge is really good, the staff is very friendly... More 

Thank Christian B
NIKKI B, Owner at Armadale Boutique Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you sincerely for taking the time to write a review on Armadale. We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully you will visit again! More 

Bern, Switzerland
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Armadale Boutique Lodge for one night (last day of a 3 week journey) and it was perfect; the rooms and the lodge are very nice decorated and you don't miss anything there. We were very welcome and the staff is also helpful and nice, so give it a try.

Thank Dominic S
NIKKI B, Owner at Armadale Boutique Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dominic, Thank you for your review! It was a pleasure having you stay. Hopefully you will visit again! Happy travels. More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Owner Nicola Blythe-Wood and her team at Armadale ensure you are comfortable and well looked after. I have stayed in 3 different rooms and each were more than adequate in cleanliness and comfort. The food is great as well. Probably the best place to stay when in Harare for business or pleasure.

Thank devonc439
NIKKI B, Owner at Armadale Boutique Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay at Armadale. We love having you and look forward to your return! More 

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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed here whilst on business and can say this has to be one of the best places I've stayed in whilst travelling around the world! The food was magnificent and the quality of care was second to none! Lovely to sit out in the evening and have a beer with the owners and guests. Would recommend to anyone!!

Thank Dan O
NIKKI B, General Manager at Armadale Boutique Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dan, Thank you sincerely for taking the time to write about your experience at Armadale. We loved having you and look forward to your next visit!! Happy travels. From all at Armadale! More 

Tenby, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

This is a superb boutique lodge.High quality appointment in all areas,much thought and care has gone into this establishment.My room,(no.3), was unique and so comfortable,lovely comfortable bed,no A/C but large fan which was more than adequate,desk,nice sofa tv etc.good bathroom.Ecellent breakfast served in wonderful surroundings.Wifi free ,honesty bar,reasonable prices,dinner available,if required. Lovely swimming pool and beautiful gardens.Staff throughout are friendly... More 

Thank Janet T
NIKKI B, Owner at Armadale Boutique Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Janet, Thank you for choosing Armadale! We are so happy that you enjoyed the tranquility and service at Armadale and appreciated its uniqueness. We do have a/c in some rooms. We had a particular survey done on which rooms require a/c and installed accordingly. Room 3 has a particular natural coolness to it which required slight cooling in the... More 

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48 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

My first visit to Harare but my husband has stayed at this lovely lodge several times now. Nicki's welcome on arrival is like one you get when visiting friends. A full breakfast was included in the fee but other meals are also available 7 days per week. Im sure Victor the chef makes the best mushroom soup I've ever had... More 

Thank HolidayACT
NIKKI B, Owner at Armadale Boutique Lodge, responded to this review

We loved having you!! Thank you for taking time to share your experience staying at Armadale. Victor is overjoyed that you enjoyed his special mushroom soup! Hopefully you will return to Zimbabwe and Armadale will be waiting to welcome you back! Our very best wishes. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

My colleague and I stayed here for a work trip and we loved it. The service is fantastic, the food is delicious and the whole property is beautiful. The rooms were unique and the beds comfortable.The only suggestion I have was adding mosquito nets to the beds.

Thank NoraFT
NIKKI B, Owner at Armadale Boutique Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Nora, Thank you for choosing Armadale and for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our services and appreciated the beauty of the property and its surroundings. We love feedback. We do hve electronic mosquito plugs in every room which we turn on in the summer months. We will now also offer... More 

Calgary, Canada
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146 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Spent 2 nights here between safari in northern Serengeti Tanzania and our visit to Mana Pools National Park in northern Zimbabwe. Our room (#1) was lovely - spacious with a large bathroom with double sinks and a roomy shower. Lots of antiques and eclectic design. Beautifully laid out with gardens and a great pool area. Honour bar and snacks. Very... More 

Thank Carol K
NIKKI B, Director of Sales at Armadale Boutique Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Carol, We thank you sincerely for taking the time to write a review on Armadale. It is at times like this that we feel rewarded and that we are achieving our mission which is dedication to service and comfort for our guests.It was a pleasure having you stay at Armadale and we hope that you will visit us and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Armadale Boutique Lodge, a graded 4 star luxury lodge, is centrally located in the leafy northern suburb of Borrowdale, close to Sam Levy Borrowdale Village where you will find shops, gyms, spas, restaurants and pubs! Armadale has a luxurious residential feel with established gardens, sprawling lawns and ten well appointed suites, including 2 self catering suites for long stays. Private gardens offer guests total privacy and total relaxation. Meals can be taken in the garden, on the verandas, by the poolside, in the privacy of your suite or in the main dining room. Spa treatments and private gym instructors can be arranged. Our kitchen is open daily from 6am-9pm and our chef is in attendance. Our 24 hour management team will ensure that your stay with us is personalised, comfortable and most enjoyable. Our service is customised and personal. Superfast and efficient wifi, meeting rooms and a business center.We are totally dedicated to customer service. Be our guest - anytime! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Armadale Boutique Lodge

Address: 9 Armadale Road | Borrowdale, Harare Mashonaland, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Harare Province > Harare
Price Range: $280 - $306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Armadale Boutique Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“There isn't a bad room. All are unique and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles StevenG188, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“My room was no.3. Excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles 418janett, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a room but cottages are also available. The Lodge is located in a quiet safe area.”
 of 5 bubbles HolidayACT, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are on the ground level with easy access to the garden and the patios”
 of 5 bubbles ThomasBP, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Each room is uniquely decorated. I stayed in two different ones, they are clean and I had a great nights sleep. Each has a limited private space outside and all have easy access to the wonderful lawns etc. outside, so it's whichever room you stay in will be comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles ShelleyM775, 8 Feb 2015 | Read review
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