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797 Mica Point, Kariba, Zimbabwe
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Hornbill Lodge
Ranked #1 of 10 Specialty Lodging in Kariba
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Pearl River, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

very pretty, good cooking. But hold the racism. That leaves visitors with a bad taste. Not sure how people with no car amuse themselves outside of the confines of the property. very neat to have wildlife drifting through the streets, though

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Hornbill has a beautiful set of thatched mini cottages that look out at Lake Kariba, Tom and Jackie provided wonderful hospitality, welcoming us as old friends and ensuring that we had our drinks topped up and a lovely home cooked dinner. We only stayed one night but we wished we had come for a week!

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Corbera de Llobregat, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We stayed at many gorgeous lodges during our three weeks in Zimbabwe, but the Hornbill at Kariba town really won our hearts. Nice location above the lake, manicured garden, spotless swimming pool, quiet surroundings, ample airy clean room, very good shower, cold beers, great homey dinner (I had never before seen a salad in layers, or 5 thick steaks cooked... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Very friendly local couple running the place who could not do enough to make us feel at home. Tom picked us up at the Kariba airport. Beautiful home cooked meal by Jackie with the biggest steak i've ever seen. Lovely setting with mosquito nets over the beds and open thatched roof type accomodation. Very comfy bed and they were helpful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

An amazing place. Out of this world. Very clean. Excellent employees. Fadzi gave us a very warm welcome. Keep it up girl. Don't go anywhere in kariba. This is the place to be. The place has self catering facilities so you can save quite a bit on meals. The decor is also amazing.

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Haslemere
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

My daughter and I had recently had the pleasure of staying at Hornbill. The rooms comprise beautiful open fronted thatched 'cottages' which look out over the lake. During the day cool breezes filter through the gardens and at night you lie in bed watching kapenta fisherman 'lit up' on the water. Jackie and Tommy Millar our hosts went out of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Recently had an overnight stay at Hornbill before going on to Spurwing the following day. . we arrived just after lunch after our drive from Harare. 5 of us. One of our party was wheelchair bound but it was not a problem. We were met by Tommy and Jackie Miller who could not do enough to make sure our thirsts... More 

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Pretoria
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

What a charming , beautiful lodge, splendid view and very friendly hostess! Thank you , Jackie for all your help with our broken down trailor! An oasis after a far stretch of driving...look no further!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We've recently spent a few days at Hornbill Lodge and I can say with complete honesty that we received a second to none service. Great lodges, free drinks, wonderful food and wine, laundry, nice views, good conversation, a fishing trip, lovely views over lake Kariba, plenty of wild animals. Really worth it!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This is a great place to stay and easily the best stay I have had anywhere. on arrival after a long drive , we got a wonderful welcome and refreshing cold beer and snacks. the thatched chalets were fabulous with fantastic views of the lake. the food was excellent and we were made to feel like family. Don't stay anywhere... More 

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Address: 797 Mica Point, Kariba, Zimbabwe
Location: Zimbabwe > Mashonaland West Province > Kariba
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Number of rooms: 5

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