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Norma Jeane's Lakeview Resort

Lake Mutirikwe/Great Zimbabwe Road, Masvingo, Zimbabwe (Formerly Inn on Great Zimbabwe)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were there only one night, in a budget room, and it was very clean, as the common facilities, bathroom and showers, next to the camping. We had dinner and it was very good with good service and afordable prices. The gardens are superd, a lots of flowers and trees and the overlooking of the lake is quite nice. Thanks... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a little leary of staying here, thinking that it would perhaps be not very clean and too old. Well, it is old. The furnishings are outdated, and the bathrooms in the hotel rooms are rather small and lacking in counter space. However, there is a certain "cuteness" about the place, a retro feeling (think early 1960's lake resort)... More

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Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nesting on the hill by the lake, the views are quite magnificent. The gardens are just beautiful, no wonder, about 6 or 7 gardeners to keep it pristine! Colonial dining room lived up to expectations for dinner and breakfast. we would stay again.

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West Saint Paul, Minnesota
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved Norma Jeane's! Our house there was a place where I could have hung my hat for a very long time! It had a veranda overlooking the lake in the distance, a very nice sitting room with floor-to-ceiling windows that also provided a view of the lake, three bedrooms (of which we only needed two), a more than adequate... More

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Sandton, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect camp site! There is more than enough space around each camp site, the bathrooms are spacious, each with toilet, basin, shower (there is even a bath in some of them!), hot water available, site and commodities are super clean, the area is quiet. A real pity we only stayed for one night...

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Corbera de Llobregat, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Excellent option to overnight when visiting Great Zimbabwe. Impeccable English style dining area and very good dinner. Some other hotel may be closer to the ruins site but you still need a car, that being the case the Norma Jeane's gardens and the views in the golden hours makes this one the top recommendable one. In our room, we could... More

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Redlands, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Wonderful peaceful place, breath-taking views, an oasis! The owners of the hotel were so hospitable & accommodating, even for a big group like ours (40 people!) Rooms, beds were comfortable. Lovely, elegant restaurant/formal dining area. They also have a place for outdoor weddings-- beautiful gardens!!!

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We enjoyed some relaxing days at Norma Jeanes, visiting Great Zimbabwe, the lake and dam wall, nearby rock paintings and villages. The place have a variety of accomodation: self-catering bungalows, ensuite hotel rooms, budget accomodation (essentially a simple room with bed and wardrobe, and shared toilet/bathroom) and campsite. Everything is clean and in good order, the bathroom facilities for budget... More

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Melbourne, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Close to Great Zimbabwe (only 5 minutes drive away) with magnificent views over Lake Mukirikwe, you can relax on the verandah and take in the view of the Lake, mountains and beautiful green garden. Stayed in Cottages which were basic, clean and very roomy although rather expensive considering one roll of toilet paper, no soap etc.

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Lovely clean camp site, great bathrooms, lots of level sites, hot water, loads of wood - all the ingredients for a perfect camping holiday! The resort has beautiful gardens and a great view of the Lake.

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Address: Lake Mutirikwe/Great Zimbabwe Road, Masvingo, Zimbabwe (Formerly Inn on Great Zimbabwe)
Location: Zimbabwe > Masvingo Province > Masvingo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 11
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