We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"}}
Certificate of Excellence
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 with en suite toilet and shower, open plan lounge and kitchenette area which includes a fridge and coffee/tea making facilities. The Lodge has mains 220v electricity and pay as you go internet access. The is the ideal location from which to explore the Matopos. The Lodge offers several activities, including visits to the Bushman cave painting on the property, beautiful hikes in the rocks or games drives on the property. The popular walking with rhino in the National Park can be organized with one of the local tour companies who will collect you from the lodge.
Read more
Property amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Public Wifi
Breakfast Available
Wheelchair access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Paid Wifi
Meeting Rooms
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Show more
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Good to know
Full view
Getting there
Bulawayo Airport36 mi
See all nearby hotels
Nearby restaurants
See all nearby restaurants
Nearby attractions
See all nearby attractions
Reviews (105)
Filter reviews
99 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews national park friendly hosts spent wonderful days amazing scenery owners and staff couple of nights beautiful granite next morning made us feel at home comfortable accommodation great place to stay two night stay rock paintings a special place delicious food game viewing wonderful experience
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 99 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean comfortable chalets set in a semi circle, overlooking the main farmhouse and swimming pool. The main building, the farmhouse, has a lounge, well stocked bar, dining room and a large veranda where you can sit in peace overlooking the garden. Very friendly hosts and...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank ChrisW311
Response from KyleOHara, Owner at Farmhouse Lodge MatoposResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for such a great review! Glad you enjoyed and I hope you return soon. Kind Regards, Kyle

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic camping spot with the most amazing views, very close to Matopas Park. We did a walk to some bush paintings near the lodge and Gary and Michelle, the managers were very welcoming and friendly. A place where you can get away from it...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Limershin
Response from KyleOHara, Owner at Farmhouse Lodge MatoposResponded 3 weeks ago

Really glad you enjoyed, Matopos landscape is like no other!

Reviewed August 21, 2018

It was an amazing experience. The place is peaceful and neat, yet overlooking the beautiful granite of the Matopo. A great host also welcomed and made us feel at home. The food was lovely and the rooms always neat and tidy.

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Hastings S
Response from KyleOHara, Owner at Farmhouse Lodge MatoposResponded August 22, 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review and we hope to see you again! Kind Regards, Kyle

Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Excellent accommodations and wonderful people. It is an amazing place to spend a few nights or more and Plenty to do including hiking, parks or just relaxing by the pool. Very tranquil and the service was exceptional.

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank lanilou88
Response from KyleOHara, Owner at Farmhouse Lodge MatoposResponded May 4, 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We really are delighted that you enjoyed your stay! Kind Regards, Kyle

Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

I visited the Farmhouse as part of a tour. My only complaint was that our stay was too short. Our cabin was charming and comfortable. Every staff member was friendly and welcoming. Kyle was incredibly warm and accommodating and even to me and my friend...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Claysue3
Response from KyleOHara, Owner at Farmhouse Lodge MatoposResponded May 3, 2018

Thanks so much for a great review! I hope you enjoyed the rest of the tour just as much. Kind Regards, Kyle

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
phillip n
October 17, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, as far as I'm aware they don't have any self catering
Room Tips
"All rooms set in garden overlooking lawn"
1 week ago
Read review
"All rooms are great."
Mar 25, 2018
Read review
"Sit on the chalet porch with a glass of wine in the evening and you might get to see the wildebeest stroll..."
Mar 10, 2018
Read review
"All rooms are actually self contained units - rondawels/chalets"
Nov 21, 2017
Read review
Show More 
$127 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
The Farmhouse at Granite Ridge Wildlife Reserve
ZimbabweMatabeleland South ProvinceMatobo National Park - The Matopos
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing