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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay here. We went for a great ride and walked right up to 4 very happy giraffe. Everyone was friendly and welcoming and got into contact straight away when we left something behind. 10/10

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KyleOHara, Owner at Farmhouse Lodge Matopos, responded to this review

Thanks so much for a lovely review. Please come back and visit us again! More 

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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was very basic and not clean and very very cold. Had to ask for hot water bottles as no electric blankets. Although staff we're friendly food was basic and very sparse. We were a group of ten. I would class as a low budget cheap accommodation Also although we had a shower the water that trickled out was... More 

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KyleOHara, Owner at Farmhouse Lodge Matopos, responded to this review

Hi Ruth, So sorry it was unusually cold while you were here. I wish you would have let us know about your shower as that is not normal and we would have made sure it was working properly. I am surprised about your meals as normally the complaint is too much food! I hope the beauty of Matopos enlightened your... More 

Auckland
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71 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here as part of our safari tour and thought it was great. The staff and all the meals we had couldn't be faulted, and although it was cold when we were there (there's no heating in the rooms) they did provide a hot water bottle. Obviously this place is better suited to Summer as their cold patch doesn't... More 

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KyleOHara, Owner at Farmhouse Lodge Matopos, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed, you must return when it is warmer! Already much warmer now. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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44 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We had a great 2 night stay and enjoyed the cottages, the home cooked food, the very friendly and accommodating staff as well as all the activities available, including guided and unaccompanied walks, rock paintings and east access to the park. Very relaxing and well worth a visit.

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KyleOHara, Owner at Farmhouse Lodge Matopos, responded to this review

Great that you enjoyed and thanks for letting others know! More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We spent two nights at the Lodge and were very glad to arrive safely after having had 19 roadblocks in the 450km between Vic Falls and The Matopos. The accommodation is in self catering cottages which are spacious and basically but comfortably furnished. Kyle and Audrey were friendly and welcoming and chatted to us in the bar both evenings. Audrey... More 

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KyleOHara, Owner at Farmhouse Lodge Matopos, responded to this review

Hi Karen, Thanks for the kind words, so glad you enjoyed your birthday with us! Kyle More 

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Such a beautiful natural setting. We loved the climb up the rocks to see the spectacular view and feel the serenity of the magnificent Matopos. And our excursion on the horses was excellent fun. A wonderful family outing. Thank you.

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Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Beautiful spot at the base if a magnificent mountain. Lots of history. Walking trails and bushman paintings. Very homely food and service great. Staff amazing and knowledgeable. Would definitely come back!! Loved the dogs!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Great place with a very friendly staff on a lovely property. Don't miss the Rhino walk with Andy! Wished to stay some days more to explore the Matobo NP also by Mountainbike or on the horse. They have horses and dogs and offer a good dinner for a reasonable price.

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Thank Klaus S
KyleOHara, Owner at Farmhouse Lodge Matopos, responded to this review

So happy you enjoyed! More 

Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We had a really happy, two-night stay at the Farmhouse. The location is excellent, right on the edge of Matobo National Park. The chalets are clean and charming, the meals in the main house were delicious home cooking, the pool is lovely, and there is a rocky outcropping behind the lodge that offers a spectacular climb, with incredible views, at... More 

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KyleOHara, Owner at Farmhouse Lodge Matopos, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed! We hope to see you again one day. More 

Bulawayo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

On site we where happy, workers treated us well the food was well prepared setup ws well done, lovely place we wished we stayed longer bt we will be back soon, managment was nice to us' we recommended the place to a friend and his girlfrend and they loved it too

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KyleOHara, Owner at Farmhouse Lodge Matopos, responded to this review

Thank you! I am so happy you enjoyed and thanks for the recommendation. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Farmhouse Lodge is situated on the boundary of the Matopos National Park. The original property farmhouse has been converted into Restaurant, Bar and reception, which overlooks the pool garden. Visitors are accommodated in individual cottages which have bedroom, open plan lounge and toilet/shower. The Lodge has mains 220v electricity and WiFi.The is the ideal location from which to explore the Matopos. The Lodge offers several activities, including visits to the Bushman cave painting sites, Horse Safaris or Games drives including the popular Rhino Walks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Farmhouse Lodge Matopos

Address: Kezi Road, Matopos, Matobo National Park - The Matopos 263, Zimbabwe (Formerly The Farmhouse at Granite Ridge Wildlife Reserve)
Location: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland South Province > Matobo National Park - The Matopos
Price Range: $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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