12 Best Safari Lodges In Harare, Zimbabwe - Updated 2024

Patricia Gayle
Patricia Gayle 
Updated
| 5 min read

Embark on a safari adventure in one of Africa’s most dramatic and marvelous countries, Zimbabwe. Situated in the southern part of the continent, this country encompasses world-renowned natural wonders, such as the magnificent Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park, and Mana Pools National Park. The landmass is predominantly savanna, which makes it home to diverse and exotic wildlife, especially the “Big Five”: elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, and rhinoceros. One of the main gateways to the country is the capital, Harare, which offers unique things to do that comprises contemporary, historical, and natural activities. Begin your safari adventure by staying at one of the lodges in the capital city. Scroll down to discover the best safari lodges in Harare, Zimbabwe.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 08, 2024.

1. Riverstone Guest Lodge (from USD 75)

You will get to enjoy a peaceful rest at Riverstone Guest Lodge, which is a place away from the bustling downtown. Choose your comfort for the night, from three types of rooms that are ideal for two guests: standard double room, superior twin room, and deluxe double room. These rooms include king and queen-sized beds, a private bathroom, tea- and coffee-making facilities, a sitting area, and free Wi-Fi.

The property also boasts a beautifully designed garden and a picnic area that is perfect for outdoor relaxation and happy hour.

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Riverstone Guest Lodge

Wifi Available

Address: 33A Waterfalls Avenue, Ardbennie Waterfalls, Harare
6.51 km (4.1 mi) from Harare Gardens

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry

Accommodations near safari park

2. Cresta Lodge Harare (from USD 150)

If you are looking for a holiday resort in Harare, this 3-star property is an excellent choice. You can stay fit and active while holidaying by working out in the onsite gym. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the outdoor swimming pool. Those who enjoy golf can play at the Chapman Golf Course, just 2.7 miles (4.35 kilometers) away.

You can satisfy your gastronomic needs with African and American cuisine served at the onsite Chatters Restaurant. You can relax with your favorite drink at the in-house bar.

Each room is air-conditioned and minibar-equipped. Moreover, there’s a flat-screen TV with satellite channels for your entertainment.

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Cresta Lodge Harare

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Corner Samora Machel Rd /Robert Mugabe Rd
5.91 km (3.7 mi) from Harare Gardens

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden

3. Nature on the HIll

Enjoy a relaxing vacation at this beautiful lodge in Harare with a calm and serene ambiance. You will find the guesthouse chic and reasonably priced. It is located 3.5 miles (5.63 kilometers) from Harare Botanical Gardens.

Have a delicious start to your day with a continental breakfast served every morning. You can enjoy alfresco dining in the garden. For entertainment, you can play billiards or catch up on your favorite shows on a flat-screen TV with streaming services. Every room features a seating area and balcony, while some units offer scenic river views.

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Nature on the HIll

Wifi Available

Address: 2b Fenella Drive Monavale
4.2 km (2.7 mi) from Harare Gardens

Parking Room service Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests

4. Villa Prince (from USD 40)

Choose this airy accommodation for an enjoyable weekend getaway near Harare. The place is situated in a friendly neighborhood of Ridgeview Belvedere. It is a villa that features three self-catering apartments, each with bedrooms, an ensuite bathroom, a shared lounge and kitchen, a balcony or a veranda, and a garden where you can enjoy a barbecue with your family or friends.

The property also offers private parking free of charge and paid airport shuttle services. Every morning, a delightful English and Irish breakfast is served.

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Villa Prince

Wifi Available

Address: 14662 Highway Road, Ridgeview Belvedere , Harare
3.21 km (2.0 mi) from Harare Gardens

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Family rooms Free parking

5. Jacaranda (from USD 100)

You will enjoy a relaxing time after your safari adventure by staying at this classy African guest house that is located in the suburb part of the city. You will also feel comfortable at night in one of the place’s air-conditioned deluxe rooms that provides a queen-sized bed, a private bathroom, a satellite TV, a kitchenette with tea- and coffee-making facilities, and a balcony with garden views. An a al carte or full English/Irish breakfast is served every morning.

Revel in lovely views of the Jacaranda trees that surround the property while having a dip in the swimming pool.

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Jacaranda

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Falmouth Road
3.43 km (2.2 mi) from Harare Gardens

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Breakfast in the room Ironing service

6. Sarum Lodge (from USD 50)

This fancy bed and breakfast, which is about a 10 minutes’ drive away from the city center, offers luxurious comfort and amenities, such as air-conditioned rooms, a bathroom with toiletries, a satellite TV, a shared kitchen, and free access to Wi-Fi. It features a beautiful garden, and it provides tables and chairs so that you can enjoy al fresco dining.

It is an ideal accommodation for you if you want discover the capital and have a quiet home to retreat to in the evening.

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Sarum Lodge

Wifi Available

Address: 13 Sarum Avenue, Eastlea
4.38 km (2.8 mi) from Harare Gardens

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms Laundry Ironing service Free parking Internet services

7. The Hawks Bed and Breakfast (from USD 57)

You can relax after a day of adventures and explorations at this lovely bed and breakfast that sits in a serene environment. The accommodation offers well-designed and clean rooms with a queen-sized bed, a private bathroom, a satellite TV, a desk, and free Wi-Fi. Other conveniences include a shared kitchen and a lounge with a fireplace and barbecue facilities in the garden. Refresh yourself in a hot tub that is available for use.

There is a nature reserve, which is ideal for a morning walk or jog, within walking distance of the property.

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The Hawks Bed and Breakfast

Wifi Available

Address: Le Roux Drive 55
4.42 km (2.8 mi) from Harare Gardens

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

8. Art Lodges (from USD 75)

This uniquely designed lodge that is accented with safari-themed rooms is situated in the suburb part of Harare. Choose the type of room you prefer: deluxe and standard double rooms, executive and king suites. All these units are complete with amenities you will need during your stay, and they are also equipped with free access to Wi-Fi. Enjoy a continental or buffet breakfast every morning and have a delicious barbecue dinner in the garden with your family or friends.

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Art Lodges

Wifi Available

Address: 40 Armadale Road, Borrowdale West,
8.2 km (5.1 mi) from Harare Gardens

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Dry cleaning

9. Amanzi Lodge (from USD 205)

You will realize that this exceptional lodge is distinctly African when you book a room at the safari-themed accommodation. You can opt to stay in one of the Amanzi lodges or Amanzi houses that are designed with African antiques and contemporary art. It is a great private place for couples in Harare. The property features an archetypal restaurant that is set in a beautiful garden, a swimming pool, a bar, a tennis court, a fitness center, and a massage and spa facility.

Enjoy the night with your loved ones with a cup of chocolate and some marshmallows by the outdoor fireplace or around a bonfire.

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Amanzi Lodge

Wifi Available

Address: 1 Masasa Lane, Kambanji
11.08 km (6.9 mi) from Harare Gardens

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Tennis court Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

10. Harare City Centre Apartment Glocester Court (from USD 55)

Conveniently located in the downtown area of Harare, this well-appointed accommodation offers a multitude of comforts and leisure amenities that are both indoors and outdoors. Each unit comes with two bedrooms, a living room with a satellite TV, a fully equipped kitchen, a bathroom, and Wi-Fi access throughout the area. The property also has a patio with a garden and a picnic area where you can enjoy barbecue with your family or friends.

Golf clubs, botanical gardens, shopping centers, restaurants, and Mukuvisi Woodlands, a safari park, are within a short drive from the place.

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Harare City Centre Apartment Glocester Court

Address: Samora Machel Avenue
940 meters (0.6 ft) from Harare Gardens

Express check-in/check-out Airport shuttle Sun terrace Fire extinguishers Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Bridal suite Delivered food is securely covered Physical distancing in dining areas

11. Sunbird Guest House (from USD 90)

Make yourself at home by booking a room at this first-rate guest house that is equipped with conveniences. Each bedroom comes with a queen-sized bed, a bathroom with toiletries, a dedicated workspace, and a closet. You will have free access to Wi-Fi throughout the property.

Take advantage of the outdoor facilities, such as a swimming pool, a picnic area, a barbecue grill, and a terrace, a great spot for your morning cup of coffee. Make the most of your trip by engaging in recreational activities offered by the place, with an additional charge.

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Sunbird Guest House

Wifi Available

Address: #3 Moulsham rd, Dawn Hill Estate, Springfield Rd, off Greendale Ave
7.33 km (4.6 mi) from Harare Gardens

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

12. Borrowdale West - Lovely rooms (from USD 30)

Situated in the peaceful Borrowdale West, this homestay is an ideal accommodation for a quick safari getaway. It is a self-catering house that features four bedrooms with a private bathroom and a tub, a shared kitchen, a dining area, a spacious living room with a flat-screen TV, and a veranda with garden views. Pamper yourself with a massage treatment that the property offers with an additional charge.

The place is about a 10 minutes’ walk to Sam Levy, pubs, a cinema, and saloons.

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Borrowdale West - Lovely rooms

Address: Hippo Close 17242, Borrowdale West
6.82 km (4.3 mi) from Harare Gardens

Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Golf course (within 3 km) Packed lunches Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Internet services Airport shuttle Family rooms Physical distancing rules followed

Begin your safari adventure

Zimbabwe is a gem that everyone will enjoy visiting and exploring. With its diverse and incredible wildlife and natural wonders, your trip to this African country will be a unique adventure that can never be found in any other continent. While there are plenty of hotels and Airbnb vacation rentals available, you can perfect your safari excursion by staying at one of the best lodges in the country’s capital, Harare. Just 24 km (14.91 mi) from Harare is Helensvale, where you can experience wildlife and the best of nature. You will find several Airbnb vacation rentals in Helensvale that provide a peaceful escape.

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Frequently asked questions about safari lodges in Harare

1. Which are some of the luxury safari lodges in Harare?

One of the finest luxury safari lodges in Harare is Cresta Lodge Harare. It boasts a gym, swimming pool, an onsite restaurant, and a bar. The Hawks Bed and Breakfast is another luxurious option with a hot tub and barbecue facilities. Amanzi Lodge has a swimming pool, bar, tennis court, fitness center, and spa facilities.

2. Which safari lodges in Harare have parking?

Top safari lodges in Harare that provide parking for guests’ convenience include Riverstone Guest Lodge, Nature on the HIll, Villa Prince, and Jacaranda. All of them offer free onsite parking.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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