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Francistown
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We stayed at Ancient city for one night on our honeymoon, it was my first time at this lodge, the rooms are spacious, neat and we had two big beds....the bathroom area was squeaky clean...loved the serene atmosphere and the view of the forest from our balcony, their breakfast was super delicious...loved the setup of the dining area...we really had...

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful spacious exquisite rooms. The architecture is amazing, looks just like the great Zimbabwe monument. The wifi is good and the breakfast buffet is excellent. Had a wonderful stay, keep up the great work.

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Reviewed 17 January 2016

spent some time in December at the lodge. fantastic spacious rooms, clean and fresh all the time. the tubs though needs to be changed and put up a bigger one you know honeymooners like to share bath all the times. the swimming pool best i have jumped to yet. The staff was so welcoming and made our stay comfortable Special...

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Florence, Italy
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

This is like an ancient village with wonderful very spacious bungalows African village style but with all the comfort of modern hotels. Spacious bedroom with sitting area. Enormous bathroom with two sinks, bath and separate shower. Food is good though not excellent. Lovely place to relax for a weekend. Service is excellent and with a smile

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2015

In this area it is the only lodge that is still in good condition although there are a few things the lodge could do especially in the rooms. The rooms looked really tired and could do with changing the carpets and the curtains. The rooms were very dark and could do with newer and lighter curtains. Food was good but...

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Thank Jackie P
Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Visited April 2013, had so much fun, i was back for more in May. The lodges are built incorporating the surrounding rocks, creating very intriguing designs. The rooms are clean and tidy and the African theme is potrayed throughout. The best part of the trip was the staff. Very accommodating and helpful. Did their best to make sure we were...

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2015

The Lodge at the Ancient City is definitely one of the better hotels in the Masvingo area. I stayed here on business for two nights in May and had a pleasant stay. At the time, we were the only guests and this make our stay even more peaceful. The lodge is set deep within the countryside just outside of Masvingo....

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Thank Germione
Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 5 April 2015

The hotel is modelled around the great zimbabwe theme, and the execution is impressive. Rooms are spacious, well designed and appointed. The restaurant was however a major letdown., the menu is overpriced and food bland. The establishment needs to invest in a more capable chef. I would strongly recommend this to anyone seeking an authentic zimbabwean theme in a serene...

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Thank Phillip K
Reviewed 16 March 2015

The lodges are excellent with really comfy double beds and excellent bathrooms, the whole complex reflects the architecture of Great Zimbabwe across the valley. The pool was closed for maintenance on our visit. The catering was poor compared to other places in Zim we had eaten, a T-bone steak was served without a t-bone in it and turned out to...

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Brisbane
Reviewed 23 February 2015

This is a lovely lodge. It has only 20 chalets so is perfect if you like a quieter place to stay. The chalets are beautifully decorated, spacious and comfortable. The mosaic on the floor is fantastic and the decorations superb - the stone work around the whole lodge is designed to look like a small-scale Great Zimbabwe. It is a...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Ancient City Lodge

Address: No 1 Shepherds Plot, Masvingo, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Masvingo Province > Masvingo
Price Range: $129 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ancient City Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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“all rooms have a nice nature view,”
 of 5 bubbles Kushtravels, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you stay a minimum of 2 nights. We only had 1 night and wished we had stayed 2 nights so we can explore the rest of Masvingo.”
 of 5 bubbles jackiep490, 29 May 2015 | Read review
“The lodges we saw were all superb.”
 of 5 bubbles davidhL7370PM, 9 Nov 2014 | Read review
“We had 2 family rooms which as about twice what we needed. the family rooms have a separate area with full size bunks, and 2 double beds in the main room. there is no door between, just a curtain, but if privacy is not a priority you could easily accommodate a family of 4 or 5 in one room (they are actually chalets), and that would make it much cheaper.”
 of 5 bubbles ThebestTRAVELfamily, 2 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The further you are from the pool area, the quieter it is. Especially on summer afternoons.”
 of 5 bubbles BIllMoyanne, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
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