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Stellenbosch
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have stayed in Jacana more than once and find it a little haven in Harare. Beautifully decorated and the owners and staff are very friendly and helpful. Its a very special place. The breakfast was very good. I had dinner one evening which I found pricey.

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

Dear Elfrieda, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is really appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. It was a true pleasure to have you as our guest and we are looking forward to welcome you again whenever you come back to Zimbabwe. Stay well and kind greetings, Rian

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have great time staying in Jacana Gardens and it was one of the highlights of my trip to Zimbabwe. The place is super clean and the staff is genuinely caring about satisfaction of customers. Besides, you can easily see that the owners invested lots of time and efforts in arranging interior of the place, paying attention to even smallest...

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

Dear Grazina, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is really appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. It was a true pleasure to have you as our guest and we are looking forward to welcome you again whenever you come back to Zimbabwe. Stay well and kind greetings, Rian

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Jacana Gardens for about a week in December 2016, and had an absolutely lovely stay. Rian and Willem were incredibly kind and welcoming, and the house and gardens are a beautiful, peaceful place to stay. Jacana is clearly run by seasoned travelers who know what counts when you're away from home: a comfortable bed, a clean bathroom...

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

Dear Margareth, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is truly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. It was a true pleasure to have you as our guest and we re looking forward to welcome you again whenever you travel to Zimbabwe again. Stay well and ind greetings, Rian

Nairobi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely place with a serene environment - the garden is refreshing and in great condition. I found the hospitality to be exceptional and was well looked after. I will be returning next time I'm in Harare

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

Dear Jonathan, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is truly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. It was a real pleasure to have you as our guest and we re looking forward to welcome you again whenever you travel to Zimbabwe again. Stay well and ind greetings, Rian

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Willem and Rian are excellent hosts and make you feel right at home. Excellent value and well situated and good wifi. Having stayed in the cottage as well as the rooms I can say they are both spacious and comfortable. Good general ambiance to suite both the business and pleasure traveler.

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

Dear Shane, 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 any next time you will travel to Harare. Stay well and kind greetings, Rian

Reviewed 10 January 2017

I am so glad I chose this place..It was my boyfriend's first time in Zim/Africa and it was a wonderful introduction..When we arrived Rian was there to meet us, she showed us around her home, we immediately felt at ease and relaxed. She arranged a taxi to take us around Harare and was always around to give advise and tips....

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

Dear Johanna, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is truly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. It was our pleasure to have you both as our guests and lets hope we will meet again on your next trip to this beautiful country. Stay well and kind greetings, Rian

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

What a lovely building - the breeze flowing through from the garden, the light pouring in through the big windows, and the cosy and tasteful decor make this an ideal place to relax. Also plenty of quiet space to read & think, with excellent wifi should you need time for a bit of work. Rian and her team are kind...

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

Dear Zimzam, thank you for your beautiful review, so poetic! This is truly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. It was a great pleasure to have you as our guest and we are looking forward to welcome you any next time the winds bring you to Zimbabwe again. Stay well and kind greetings, Rian

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

My first time in Harare, Booked at the Jacana gardens...for 3 nights.... Honestly, I am going back there again next year. The staff was friendly, the owners were welcoming, the hotel is clean, food is amazing, ambiance, all I can say.... when visiting Zimbabwe, book yourself at the jacana. You will not feel homesick one bit.

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

Dear Karen, thanks so much for your wonderful review, this is much appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. It was a true pleasure to have you as our guest and we are very mcuh looking forward to welcome you (both) on your next trip to Zimbabwe. Stay well and kind greetings, Rian

New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 December 2016

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 December 2016

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

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
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: $119 - $177 (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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