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Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

lovely interior, selected with taste, including huge gardens with artistic sculptures, clean and quiet, large apartment, fast Internet, small and nice kitchen, good food, quiet location, reasonable value for money

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

Dear Ingmar, thank you so much for your wonderful review on your stay in our self-catering cottage, this is really appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. Your feedback is truly helpful for other potential guests considering to choose Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge when traveling to Harare. It was a true pleasure having you stay with us and we are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The wonderfully comfortable rooms are surrounded by a beautiful garden, an inviting swimming pool and an air of serenity. The hosts and staff were warm and welcoming welcoming, every need of the weary traveller is catered for. From fluffy towels and hot showers to scrumptious breakfasts. This truly a one of a kind haven and I intend to return whenever... More 

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

Dear Shannon, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is truly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. It was such a pleasure to have you and your travel companion as our guests and we are looking forward to welcome you again any next time you travel to Harare. Stay well and kind greetings, Rian More 

New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I had a wonderful stay at Jacana Gardens. Rian and Wim are great hosts. The house is gorgeous and beautifully decorated. The rooms are large and very comfortable. A little piece of heaven. I hope to return soon!

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

Dear Diederik, thank you so much for your great review, this is highly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. We are very happy you have enjoyed your stay with us and it will be really nice to welcome you again on your next trip to Zimbabwe. Stay well and kind greetings, Rian More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I had a wonderful time at Jacana Gardens. Although I was there for business and thus only arrived late in the evening and left every morning quite early it was a pleasurable experience. A nice and homely place to return to after a days work. Great staff and service. The Dutch couple that owns the place are easy going and... More 

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

Dear Emiel, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is truly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us and it will be great to welcome you again on your next trip to Zimbabwe. Stay well and kind greetings, Rian More 

Alkmaar, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We have stayed here 2 times now. In 2013 and again last month. Both times it was excellent. Beautiful rooms, very friendly staff. and all very well organised. I loved Rianne en Wim, the owners of this peacefull little paradise. You really feel welcome and they know exactly how to treat their guests.The garden is decorated with lot's of local... More 

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

Dear Wouteratze, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is much appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team! Thank you also for all the information to gave, relevant for potential other (business) travelers who are looking for a place to stay in Harare (good wifi, full DSTV package, restaurants and shops around the corner, etc). It was a... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We arrived late at night and Rian was waiting for us with a lovely smile. She showed us the common areas and the room in full detail. There decoration and ambiance is superb. Great taste and loads of local art, not just in the room and main property but in every corner of the garden too, without Being overcrowded. Breakfast... More 

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

Dear Maria, thank you very much for your lovely review. I am happy you enjoyed your stay with us so much and that we have been able to contribute to a great holiday in this beautiful country. I hope I can welcome you again with a "great to see you again hug" when you decide to see more of Zimbabwe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

This is a delightful guest house run by Dutch nationals. There is a huge central lounge, the rooms tastefully decorated with well chosen local paintings and sculptures. It is possible to request dinner as well which we did one night and enjoyed a delicious home made meal of fresh tomato and basil soup, then equally delicious Coq au vin. The... More 

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

Dear Calorine, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is very much appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. Thank you especially for mentioning those services which are so important for the business traveler (like good wifi, full DSTV TV channels and the option to have dinner at the lodge during week-days). It was lovely to have you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant host that met us when we arrived. We were in awe at how beautiful the lodge is. Love the decor, it's spacious and comfortable. It was only one night which is a shame. We definitely want to come stay for longer. It was beyond our expectations. Thank you and we will be back!

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

Dear Svetlana, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is much appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. We are very happy you enjoyed our place so much and it will be great to welcome you again! Stay well and kind greetings, Rian More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This was my third stay at Jacana and they continued to maintain high standards, give great personal care, and remained glad to see me! I also really enjoy the other guests who are fun and interesting to speak with, if you fancy it. (There is plenty of privacy if you don't.) This place is good for business or pleasure, I... More 

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

Hi Carol, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is highly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. It was our absolute pleasure to have you as our guest again and I truly hope you will be back! Stay well and kind greetings, Rian More 

Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

I visited Jacana Lodge in April with some friends and honestly, we could not have chosen a better place to stay. Rian made us feel very welcome, the staff were very friendly and it felt like a home. I'd definitely stay at Jacana again and I'd recommend it to anyone who would like somewhere quiet to stay during their visit.

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

Dear Nikki, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is truly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. It was so lovely to have you and your friends staying with us and we are looking forward to welcome you any next time the winds will bring you to this beautiful country. Stay well and kind greetings, Rian More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge

Address: 14 Jacana Drive | Borrowdale, Harare, Zimbabwe
Location: Zimbabwe > Harare Province > Harare
Price Range: $97 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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