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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have stayed at Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge twice for business. I have never stayed anywhere with better attention to the details of life while traveling, from the care of the hosts, to the warming hot water bottles in the wintertime, and the garden paths for walking. The meals are delicious and healthy, the rooms are spotless, the beds and...

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

Dear Constant traveller, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is highly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. It was our pleasure to have you as our guest (once more) and we are looking forward to welcome you again in case work brings you back to Zimbabwe. Stay well and kind greetings, Rian

Huntsville, Alabama
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at Jacana for 1 week back in November. Riana, the owner greeted me and showed me to my room, even though it was 11:00pm ! The rooms are very nicely decorated, and the landscaping with flowers and all types of sculptures are beautiful ! Breakfast and laundry are included. Breakfast was fantastic! It is all made to order,...

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

Dear P, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is highly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. It was our pleasure to have you as our guest and we are looking forward to welcome you again in case work brings you back to Zimbabwe. Stay well and kind greetings, Rian

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had a pleasant 2 nights stay at Jacana Gardens lodge. Excellent place to stay away from the bustle of the city. Friendly staff, good beds, spacious rooms and good breakfast! Beautiful garden! Highly recommended! GM

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

Dear Gamu, thank you so much for your great review, this is truly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. It was our pleasure to have you as our guest and are looking forward to welcome you again any next time you have the chance to travel to this beautiful country. Stay well and kind greetings, Rian

Tervuren, Belgium
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our family of four recently stayed at Jacana Gardens. We have been travelling through Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe and arriving at Jacana was like entering an oasis. There was a genuinely warm welcome, the rooms are spacious and tastefully decorated. Their attention to detail is clearly evident. We had a very comfortable night's sleep followed by an excellent breakfast with...

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

Dear lifefromstones family, thank you so much for your absolutely wonderful review, this is highly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. It was such a pleasure to have you as our guests and witness how much you as a family are enjoying this very special trip you are making. We are happy we have been able to contribute to...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Zimbabwe on businesses and booked in by our customer. They use it a lot and quite rightly. Great service and good food and we kept unsocial hours which was no problem. They took us to the airport which made life very easy. Felt safe and secure. A great place to base yourself whilst seeing the real beauty of Zimbabwe....

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

Dear Philip, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is truly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and hope your work will bring you back to this beautiful country. Stay well and kind greetings, Rian

Liege, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderfull and relaxing stay in jacana. A lovely garden with lot of beautifull art sculture.each rooms are decorated with good taste.just enjoy the breakfast inside or outside in the garden. The staff is really listening to your need.the owner will give you some good inquiries about harare..a place not to be miss

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

Merci beaucoup blarbanois for your great review, this is truly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. Thank you and your friends for staying with us on your way to and from magical ManaPools. We hope you will be able to return to this beautiful country again and land in our "garden in the city" :) Stay well and kind...

Emsworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had another super stay at Jacana Gardens, it is such a lovely place with a real relaxing and calm ambience. We stayed at the beginning and end of our Zim holiday The beds are amazingly comfortable, and the rooms are decorated beautifully. The breakfast is cooked to order and delicious, and its lovely eating it in the garden with...

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

Thanks a lot Claire for your lovely review, this is highly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. It was just great having you both as our guests again and it is a very nice thought to know you will be back to visit this beautiful country - hopefully next year - and we will be able to meet again....

Johannesburg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great accommodation option for Harare with excellent hospitality and service ex Willem Rian and staff - numerous visits and no need to look elsewhere when in Harare. Good value, service and all amenities required for business trip.

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

Wow Ibbee, thanks again for a lovely review and thanks again for staying with us. It is always a pleasure to have you as our guest and catch up on life :-) Stay well and looking forward to welcome you again on your next trip. kind greetings, Rian

Paisley, Scotland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a pleasant one night stay in Jacana, at the start of my travels round Zimbabwe. The lodge is located in a quiet, up-market suburb away from the rush of the city centre but within convenient driving distance. The room was large and comfortable and had a patio area looking onto gardens, which was an ideal space to wind...

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

Dear David, thank you so much for wonderful review, this is very much appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. We are very happy you have enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you again at any next visit to this beautiful country. Stay well and kind greetings, Rian

Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were a group of 4 staying at Jacarna Garsens at the beginning and at the end of our trip through Zimbabwe. What a lovely guesthouse! Great Service, no question was too much,very friendly staff! The rooms in the main building ( thats the one I can judge about) are well equipped and the beds are very, very, very! !!!...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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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
Region: Zimbabwe > Harare Province > Harare
Price Range: $122 - $180 (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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“There isn't a bad room in the place!”
 of 5 bubbles ConstantTraveler006, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to take some time and see all the garden sculptures and art work”
 of 5 bubbles lifefromstones, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask the room 6.it is in the garden very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles blarbanois, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles 944herbertjm, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are beautiful and characterful”
 of 5 bubbles sophiewitter, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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