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Inn on Ruparara

PO Box 337 | Juliasdale, Juliasdale, Zimbabwe
Inn on Ruparara

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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
28 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in to Inn on Ruparara for an extra couple of nights following a wedding nearby. The Inn is hidden along a 4x4 suitable road but once you arrive is truly a great little hotel. We enjoyed the service, the rooms, the food and the activities. Like many places in the Eastern Highlands there would always be a case... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

My family and I had a wonderful weekend getaway to Inn on the Ruparara. Very reasonably priced, beautiful location, lovely rooms, food, and outstanding service. The roads were quite rough to get there but it was definitely worth it. Horse riding there is very good and definitely worth a try. The wifi doesn't have the best range there and there... More 

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

It was a lovely surprise to arrive at such a beautiful spot. Tucked away about 10 minutes off the main road. The staff were very friendly, helpful and attentive. The rooms clean, spacious, great views (saw a zebra from my balcony) and very comfortable. The best bed I had slept in during the whole of my trip! The food was... More 

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Brisbane
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105 reviews 105 reviews
38 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a lovely Inn. The rooms are beautifully furnished, well-maintained and clean. The food is delicious (three course dinner) and a silver-service experience. The staff are friendly and helpful and Charles the manager is friendly, knowledgeable and informative. And don't forget to talk to Tom the cat - he's usually hanging around the reception area. Some activities are available... More 

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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68 reviews 68 reviews
37 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I haven't stayed at Ruparara for about 15 years, and was pleasantly surprised to find during my stay mid October, that it is as good as it ever has been. Furnishings in good order and the whole place spotlessly clean. The staff are warm and friendly, and the manager, Charles, extremely informative and helpful. Food was excellent and very reasonably... More 

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Brisbane
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We stayed for night mid week at the Inn on Ruparara, it was a real treat, they were relatively quiet though understand that the weekends get busy. Our room was well appointed and very comfortable. Sundowners on the veranda and the Msasa trees changing colour at this time of the year were highlights for us. A great venue with open... More 

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Harare Province, Zimbabwe
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I say the BEST because every aspect of this hotel was 5 star! Reasonably priced, comfortable and clean accommodation, delicious food, excellent service, gorgeous surroundings, fun activities and most importantly the friendliest staff one could ask for! Staying at Inn on the Ruparara was a wonderful experience, definitely to be done again!

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Melbourne, Australia
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

A little gem tucked away in the rolling hills of Juliasdale. Given the options to travellers in Zim this is one of the best, the rooms are a little dated but very clean, cosy and in a beautiful setting. Exceptionally friendly and warm staff and a nice dining/lounge area with fireplace. Food didn't excite but was well done. The guides... More 

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Harare
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The service was excellent, though we were one of only two guests. The food is average, though the soup and sandwiches were good for lunch. The hotel is overpriced at $120 per adult and $75 per child B&b with one activity. These include horse riding ( we got covered in ticks!) and game drives (the vehicle was so ancient the... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

A great hideaway inn with welcoming and friendly staff, excellent cuisine, stunning views and great rooms and wild game to boot!

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