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Lion & Elephant Motel

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

A little down at heel, worn in parts but with an warm ambiance, this was a truly wonderful start to our Zimbabwe road safari. This was a trip down memory lane to rekindle our childhood and later experiences of many happy nights spent at Lion...More

1  Thank Michael A
Response from Chris L, Owner at Lion & Elephant MotelResponded 1 November 2017

Thanks for your kind words Michael....... we have owned the L&E for 34 years....these last few have been the hardest..... but like so many other Zimbo's..... we have to survive. Please tell your friends that intend coming to Zim., that the Zimbabwe Tourist Authority, who...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

OK, if your Merc is getting a bit dusty, or your DKNY's are getting too creased, PLEASE DONT STOP HERE! This is for travellers want who get through the border, and find a safe and spotless and comfortable place to overnight, without a detour. Right...More

1  Thank Maputojane
Response from Chris L, Owner at Lion & Elephant MotelResponded 1 November 2017

Dear Maputojane, So pleasing to hear some one talk of their happy experiences of travel between RSA and Zim. We thank you for your kind words and look forward to your next visit..... we are still holding the fort..... 24 hours a day. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

What was meant to be a short stop over ended up being a refreshing break. Despite heavy rains that were received in the past few weeks, both Bubi river and Lundi rivers which are on the way from Masvingo to Beitbridge exihibit serious siltation. A...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

The Lion and Elephant Motel holds many childhood memories of growing up and going on holidays to South Africa. This place is certainly a true Zimbabwean icon! Even now after having grown up and sadly left Zimbabwe, it is always a place to look forward...More

1  Thank Adiel F
Response from Chris L, Owner at Lion & Elephant MotelResponded 1 November 2017

Dear Adiel, Thank you for your kind words...it is not everyone who cares about us as much as you have shown...... it is truly an on going battle to stay open, and we value every customer we get..... for the loo...for a beer or tea,...or...More

Reviewed 26 October 2016

I stayed for a week while on a business trip in the area and really enjoyed the venue, service and catering. The first night was venison curry, second night the legendary eland steak, then bream fillets and finally a wildebeest bbq. Rooms are spacious and...More

3  Thank Johan L
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"ANything facing the Bubi Riverbed is so pretty."
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"Favourite rooms would have to be those along the river."
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