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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was in Harare, Zimbabwe, May of 2017. I stayed at YORK LODGE for 2 weeks. Two weeks of the best place I have ever stayed. (I live in beautiful Santa Barbara, California.) Their tropical landscaping made me feel at home/in Hawaii. The Family Owners and all of their staff were incredibly nice, helpful, fun to be around, and sincere....

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 October 2016

A friend booked York Lodge for me, and I was very pleasantly surprised by this little place in Harare. A few bungalows put together, the lodge is serene, filled with flowers, clean and elegant. The staff are friendly and kind. Perhaps they take their lead from the proprietors, who are always around and set exemplary customer service standards. They have...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 October 2016

As a frequent business traveler in Zimbabwe, I think York Lodge is by far the best place to stay in Harare. The staff are polite and the owners are very friendly. Service is top class and the food is amazing. Home from home for me.

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Cape Town
Reviewed 27 September 2016

York Lodge is one of Zimbabwe's best kept secrets. Perfectly appointed rooms, attentive, professional and friendly staff, first class food, teas and coffee on request and served with a morning wake up call. Manicured gardens, a gym, pool, excellent bar facilities, fast (free) internet and central, quiet location make this a genuine home from home. I have stayed here now...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 27 September 2016

My family stayed at York Lodge from 16-19 September 2016 and found the accommodation, meals and service absolutely outstanding. The gardens and the trees therein are beautiful and well kept and maintained. All the staff are extremely friendly, courteous and willing to assist to make your experience staying there as enjoyable as possible. There is also a well equipped cross-fit...

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Kirkby Lonsdale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016

An oasis of peace and tranquility. The villa rooms are spacious and wonderfully, individually decorated; the gardens rival Kew. The home team are great value, professionally and socially. A ten minute stroll takes you to a great collection of outdoor souvenir markets, a bar or two and all the necessaries. It is timeless. Do not miss a dip in the...

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Richard W, Manager at York Lodge, responded to this review

Good morning Mr. Hunter, It was a pleasure hosting you, and your colleagues! The pool is much warmer now, you can test it on your return! Kind regards

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night at the end of July at the lodge. Made to feel very welcome. The lodge is tucked away in lovely grounds. The team organized a great driver for us to see Harare. Room and bathroom immaculate. Would thoroughly recommend York Lodge. From the outside the big, chain hotels look unappealing and unloved - so this is s...

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This was my third trip to York Lodge in three years and my longest stay so far - 8 nights. As always, the room was wonderfully comfortable with a huge bathroom including a proper, spacious tub and a very 'full on' shower. What sets this place apart is exceptional service. Everyone is super-friendly and helpful - I had a number...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 29 June 2016

As a frequent business traveler in Africa, I usually stay in large chain hotels. I was a bit reluctant when I was booked at the York Lodge, but all reservations dissipated upon my arrival. I arrived late in the evening and was greeted by the owner (Margo) who welcomed me warmly. I truly appreciated my surroundings in the morning when...

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Richard W, Manager at York Lodge, responded to this review

Good morning Barbara, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review! It was a pleasure having you to stay, and we hope to see you back again soon! Kind regards Richard

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Fantastic large room with a great shower, the lodge has a lovely garden and is safe secure for those that are concerned. Family run and everyone is more than happy to help. I really felt looked after here. Easy 10 minute walk in the town centre. Thanks to Richard for giving me a bond coin :)

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Richard W, Manager at York Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you to stay Jonathan! We look forward to your return. Kind regards Richard

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about York Lodge

Address: 1 York Avenue | Highlands, Harare, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Harare Province > Harare
Price Range: $158 - $304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — York Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“All of the rooms are decorated beautifully, and different from each other. Room #1 was my very favorite. It had a gorgeous carved headboard.”
 of 5 bubbles fancherphoto, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in room 1. Very nice, but I think they all are.”
 of 5 bubbles Premesh, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All different, all lovely”
 of 5 bubbles rossdhunter, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a private veranda surrounded by the garden”
 of 5 bubbles BarbaraH445, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Get a room closer to the main lodge if you want better wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles stjameskid, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
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