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Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   14 Jacana Drive | Borrowdale, Harare, Zimbabwe
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Ranked #2 of 31 Harare B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The lodge does not present much from the outside as it has high walls around it and a guard at the gate. You drive up through the garden to the main house where there are some rooms, the dining and sitting room. You can spend hours admiring the furniture and the local art work. It is all done with a... More

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Wim L, Owner at Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Marion, thank you very much for your review, this is much appreciated. We are happy to read you have enjoyed your stay at Jacana Gardens so much. Please be informed that we are looking into options to offer the possibility to pay by credit card. Thanks again for your feedback. More

Busan, South Korea
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed JG quest lodge twice. whenever I came to there, I always gave me comfortable refresh to my body and soul as well. Nice building, beautiful forest, and the hospitality from manager made good harmony.

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Wim L, Owner at Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Busan, thank you so much for your review, this is much appreciated, We am very happy to read that Jacana Gardens gave you the peace of mind to perform well in the job you were here to do. We are looking forward to welcome you again on any of your next trips to this part of the world. More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed here a few times already and it is quite a lovely home away from home. The cottage we stayed in is spacious, well decorated and overlooks a nice garden. Great hosts and friendly staff put in a lot of effort to make you feel at home!

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Wim L, Owner at Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Abel, thank you so much for your review, we appreciate it very much. It was very nice to have you and your family staying at our place again and we are looking forward to your next visit. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been at this lodge twice, year after year on business trips. The Lodge is fabulous! a real home away from home. The owners, Rian and Willem, make every effort to make you feel at home and support any request you have. Such a supportive atmosphere is what I look for when I travel abroad. The grounds have both... More

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Wim L, Owner at Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Manny, thank you so much for your detailed review: this will be really helpful for potential guests of Jacana Gardens to be well informed on what we have to offer. The jacuzzi / sauna addition to our premises is a tempting idea....Thanks again and looking forward to welcome you to our lodge again on your next trip to Zimbabwe More

Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at Jacana was just amazing. I was there for a business trip a month ago. It felt just a home away from home when you come back and Rian (the hostess) warmly greets you and you can have a friendly chat about how your day has been. The rooms are great, spacious and light. And the food is just... More

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Wim L, Owner at Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Titandronic, thank you so much for your wonderful review. It is just great to read how much you have appreciated your stay with us at Jacana Gardens and how much you felt at home during your stay. We are looking forward to welcome you again at our lodge any time in the near future. Kind greetings. More

Olsztyn, Poland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my 1th trip to Zimbabwe. We stayed at Jacana two times, at the beginning and at the end of our trip. Jacana offers nice and comfortable rooms, clean bathroom and small beautiful garden. It is very peaceful place. The breakfast was good and sufficient. Thank you Rian for your help and care. Zbigniew, Poland.

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Dear Zbigniew, thank you very much for your review. This is truly appreciated. We are happy you enjoyed your stay at our lodge and - now that you have visited Zimbabwe once - hope to welcome you again to this beautiful country anywhere in the near future More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Jacana Guest Lodge in Harare on our recent trip to Zimbabwe. I travel extensively for both work and pleasure and am fussy. Our stay was so wonderful it is firmly on the list of places to make a return visit. The lodge is simply beautiful, the food is perfect,the staff are wonderful and the beds are... More

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Wim L, Owner at Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Carol S for your wonderful review, we truly appreciate this. Thank you also for specifically highlighting two important points (next to the other plusses you mention) on which we want to offer top quality to our guests, namely our beds and our breakfasts. Evidently that is the core of our business. We are looking forward to welcome you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi Everyone, This is my 5th trip to Harare within a year and half and I always stayed at Jacana Gardens Lodge because of its mysticism. It has that mystical feeling because of the luscious green grass and tropical bushes filled with animal sculptures occupying their right places. It has that private backyard garden sensuality when you sit outside next... More

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Wim L, Owner at Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Eyasu, thank you for your beautiful review! Clearly we share that love for art. It is our pleasure to be able to show our guests how creative Zimbabwean artists are! And it is very nice to hear back how much that is appreciated. we are looking forward to welcome you again at Jacana Gardens in the near future Eyasu. More

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Experienced a very comfortable and tranquil stay at Jacana. Very friendly staff and owners are hands on to assist in many ways. Food great, interesting history and awesome Gardens. For my short business trip it was ideally located and I enjoyed it very much.

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Wim L, Manager at Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Keveleigh, thank you so much for your supporting review. being very helpful for our business travellers. Your key points mentioned are definitely relevant to all those coming to Zimbabwe on a business trip.Thanks again! More

Katwijk, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the pleasure to stay at Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge for 3 nights. I can recommend this place for its friendly/ cozy atmosphere and the relaxing garden which is full of local art items. The rooms are nicely decorated and the bed is comfortable to sleep upon. The breakfast was good and sufficient. The indoor and outdoor lounge areas... More

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Wim L, Owner at Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Klaas for your wonderful review. It was our pleasure to welcome you to Jacana Gardens and make sure you enjoyed your stay!. We are looking forward to meet you again in the near future! More

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Address: 14 Jacana Drive | Borrowdale, Harare, Zimbabwe
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Location: Zimbabwe > Harare Province > Harare
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge 3*
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Enjoy genuine and uncomplicated hospitality at Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge, situated on a quiet and secure one acre property within the Golden Triangle of Harare’s Northern suburbs, a 10 minute drive from the centre of Harare. Come stay in one of our six newly decorated spacious bedrooms or self-contained Garden Cottage, each with it's own individual design, all en-suite and with patio doors that open onto verandas, overlooking a lush garden and swimming pool. ... more   less 
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