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Hornbill Lodge

797 Mica Point, Kariba, Zimbabwe
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Pretoria
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
2 reviews
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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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18 reviews 18 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We were recommended this hotel by a person who we met on our trip to Zimbabwe and certainly were not disappointed. I am allergic to the usual "all included" but this was different - we were served "real food & drink" not cheap versions of… The rooms have no doors or windows but this is what makes it special and... More

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Bålsta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Already in the planning stages I got a positive view of the Hornbill Lodge and foremost Jackie, the excellent host. On arrival we were greeted like old family friends. To say we felt comfortable from the very first moment is an understatement. Having arrived on motorbikes via the Kariba dam (and two border cntrols) we were almost completely dried out... More

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Gillitts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Wonderful accommodation. Best home cooking in Kariba. Gorgeous pool area. Stunning view of the lake. Colourful owner / hostess full of character. Goes the extra mile, and then some. Most relaxing place. Everything a holiday destination should be. We will be back next year, Jackie:-) Steyn Family

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california
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We stayed 1 night at Hornbill Lodge and it was an absolute joy. The room was clean and comfortable and Jackie and Brian treated us like family only better. Great gin and tonics! Lunch was fresh home cooked fish and chips with salad and rolls and dinner was steak and vegetables with a to die for mushroom cream sauce and... More

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights in the Hornbill Lodge on our way to Matusadona NP. It is a wonderful lodge with 4 beautfully designed chalets equipped with everything a traveller might need. It is very quiet, with great lake views, good food and a wel-stocked bar but the excellent and highly personalised service really makes the difference. The owner will... More

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Manchester
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

If you are looking for stunning views, clean & very comfy accommodation and a host who goes out of her way to make you feel welcome (and so much more) - then Hornbill Lodge is the place for you! An excellent place to stay.

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Paarl, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

After a rather long (22hours)but fantastic ferry ride across the lake Kariba we had the great pleaser to meet Jacky and her outstanding cooking skills with wonderful wines ,all inclusive . A full days rest and the evening was full of laughter . This please is paradise ! Go visit , say hello from Dorothee& Georg

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Address: 797 Mica Point, Kariba, Zimbabwe
Location: Zimbabwe > Mashonaland West Province > Kariba
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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Is a small intimate lodge, situated on Mic Point, Kariba. Hornbill Lodge offers very comfortable accommodation for twelve. The main satellite thatch 'A' frame includes a bar, lounge and dining area. With a double room upstairs with en suite facilities. There are four thatch 'A' frame bedrooms, one King, one family, two Twin, each with en suite facilities. ... more   less 
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