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Hwange Safari Lodge

Jumia TravelUS$110*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Loved the place. the staff was pleasant and quite helpful. The hotel is well kept and I especially loved the view of the waterhole from my room and from the gardens. The dinner and breakfast was freshly made and very filling and nice!!!!

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Nigel N, General Manager at Hwange Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Trishm555. Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and look forward to hosting you again in the future!

Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Heard Legacy had taken over and stopped in for a bite to eat and some drinks Monday lunch......we were the only people at the hotel and the management refused to let our 2 kids cool off in the pool despite us ordering hefty lunch....needless to say we cancelled the order and departed with a very sour taste in our mouths....

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Nigel N, General Manager at Hwange Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I would like to apologize on behalf of Hwange Safari Lodge for our communication breakdown, which resulted in you being given the wrong information regarding our non-resident policy. We do allow non hotel residents to use the swimming pool if they are dining with us. I have contacted you via your Facebook account so that...

Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The lodge is located close to the entry of the Hwange National Park. A particular feature is the large park nearby, facing a waterhole where elephants and many other animals come all day long to drink. The lodge's garden features a platform from where guests can see the animals. You can even watch them while you are in the swimming...

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights and whilst the hotel was basically empty we enjoyed the quiet and the accommodating staff . We were lucky enough to be upgraded to a suite - which gave us space to enjoy our time in Hwange even tho the aircon didn't work In the lounge area. The animals at the water hole were amazing, so...

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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

First day, on arrival immediately spotted a herd of elephants. Great atmosphere! Great welcome service from the team. Waiting to post more details of the trip. Was also told that just before we arrived a herd of buffalo had left the viewing area.

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Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Experienced the dream of living in harmony with nature. The close-by water hole attracts several species including the largest mammals. The national park arguably has the highest elephant density per square kilometer. Other species including buffaloes and lions can be viewed on a game drive at Ganda Pan located within 2km of the hotel. Enjoyed the chef's cuisine of game...

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights while we visited Hwange. The staff are just so friendly and helpful - they really stand out. The hotel is undergoing renovations in a lot of the rooms currently. The main hotel area is very well maintained. It would be nice to have greener grass but possibly this is deliberate to discourage warthog etc...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I stayed at the Safari Lodge with my husband and family at the start of August. His family had visited the Lodge every year when they lived in Zimbabwe and have very fond memories of it. It seems to have lived beyond its glory a little, as they were a little saddened at how empty it was and it seemed...

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Connecticut
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I didn't come to Africa to stay in a 5-star hotel. There are plenty of places in the world for that. I came to Hwange Safari Lodge for a natural experience and a safe place to stay. It was that an so much more. You can tell it is well past its glory days (and given that Zimbabwe has had...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I visited the Safari Lodge every year from 1990 - 2001 in my childhood and returned for the first time in 15 years in August 2016. I had mixed emotions on returning having heard mixed reviews, but immediately felt at home when I walked out from reception to gaze down to the waterhole and after a complimentary room upgrade. The...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hwange Safari Lodge is an oasis of luxury in the heart of the African savannah. Surrounded by untouched wilderness our guests have access to all the modern amenities required to make their stay truly comfortable. The hotel has two restaurants, one which is located outside with views of the watering hole. The swimming pool is a popular oasis for cooling down each day and the bar is the ideal place to relax after a safari. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hwange Safari Lodge

Address: Farm 39, Hwange National Park 5792, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Hwange National Park
Price Range: $176 - $303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hwange Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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“Ask for a room upstairs, at the direction for pool area view”
ostapp2013, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Didn't leave in the rooms but gave the receptionist for nicely receiving us. ”
n2mbizodwan, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Am not sure what I am supposed to write here!!!”
341lewism, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Best views from the executive rooms on the top floor directly facing the water hole.”
N657MTjohnc, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms overlook the waterhole”
kk1981vet, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
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