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Caribbea Bay Hotel & Casino Resort

3.0 of 5 425 Impala Drive, Kariba, Zimbabwe
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the link to my youtube video i made there with my drone http://youtu.be/ecac_8E59G8?list=UU4O5lhyoDE30UgVZh_29_qQ Great setting but seen better days, ask for room 39........Food over pricey and lacking any real management with any drive for change, rooms constancy broke into by baboons but hotel un willing to solve problem.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was great in terms of taste, quality and variety. The buildings in general need a facelift to improve on appearance. The louvers aren't mosquito-proof. The mosquito net has to be overstretched to fully cover the bed. The staff is quite friendly and willing to assist though.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The setting of the resort is quite awesome in that it is right by the lakeshore which makes it divine. I however was dissapointed by the rooms. I was with my family and got a family room infested by mosquitoes and the windows couldnt close properly making it a carnival for the insects. the plumbing in the room was not... More 

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Harare Province, Zimbabwe
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Honest communication would be greatly appreciated. The full truth was never communicated to me by the hotel. Service is far more than giving me a smile and pretending to care yet doing nothing about it. Ended up staying in a room I didn't pay for which was far below expectation, dusty and with an uncomfortable rickety old bed, it had... More 

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Wylam, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Firstly, lets make it clear-Kariba is HOT! Travelling north to Kariba from Harare via Chinoyi, it was noticeable how the temperature ramped up as we progressed. I would say its a good 10 degrees hotter at our destination than our starting point in the capital. Its an attractive drive too, although the roads are somewhat twisty as you approach Kariba... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Originally from Zimbabwe but coming back to this place with my Malawi friends was definitely worth it! Had a blast!!! Rooms were perfect, service brilliant and the views amazing. Definitely value for money. Leaving for fishing from the bay, the wildlife around although we were assured that there's a high voltage electricity fence around. but that wouldn't keep hippos from... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you want to experience Zimbabwe, please visit this resort and you wont be disappointed, with lots of skepticism regarding Zimbabwe one would turn to wonder if the Hospitality is still the same but my visit to this town changed all the negativity into positive, woow the service the food, though it is a bit costly am sure due to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I must say I'll be the first to admit I was a bit sceptical of what this resort would have to offer, however after 3 nights and 2 days I am of a different opinion. To their credit the staff were very friendly and always helpful. Housekeeping was on point, fresh linen and towels everyday. The breakfast buffet was a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

This place is overrated. No comfort at all. No decor to talk about. For the price I would have expected something nice but I was not impressed at all. The rooms we got were too far from reception and dining facilities. The receptionist was very slow at check in. The food was Okish. The view from the breakfast area was... More 

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Bulawayo, Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed a professional conference there. The environment is lovely, it was the thick of winter and yet it was quite warm. The views were also excellent. The staff are extremely friendly and eager to help, even when they are off shift. However, the hotel itself could use a facelift. The rustic look is all well and good, provided it... More 

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Address: 425 Impala Drive, Kariba, Zimbabwe
Location: Zimbabwe > Mashonaland West Province > Kariba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Caribbea Bay Hotel & Casino Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 83
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