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Brookmans Park, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always try to stay in York Lodge when in Harare on business because it's like being on holiday but every evening is like returning home. The family who run it are wonderful and, over the years, have become friends. The en-suite rooms are beautifully decorated and spotless. The communal rooms, as you can see from my photos, are immaculate....

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely how can feel warm, welcomed and wondered at all times there. Amazing hosts, great food, lovely atmosphere and very comfortable clean rooms. It is lovely how they take care of details and avoid be such a mass unpersonalozed place. Delicious food across breakfast and dinner. Dont forget to request your wake up call along with an early cup of...

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

Thank you for your kind review Bobsy N. Nothing better than enjoying a cup of coffee, in a quiet space & listening to the early morning birds. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

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

Thank you for the kind review! I'm glad the team & the garden made you feel at home. We all hope to see you back again soon, with your camera at the ready for some more great photographs! Kind regards

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

Thank you Premesh. We are glad you enjoyed the atmosphere & hospitality here at York, and do hope to see you back again soon! Kind regards

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

Always a pleasure having you to stay Glenn! We look forward to your next trip, talking motorbikes and drinking coffee! Best regards

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

Thank you Mark! Certainly are part of the family now....even have 'your' own room! See you soon. Kind regards

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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about York Lodge

Address: 1 York Avenue | Highlands, Harare, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Harare Province > Harare
Price Range: €153 - €213 (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.”
fancherphoto, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in room 1. Very nice, but I think they all are.”
Premesh, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All different, all lovely”
rossdhunter, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a private veranda surrounded by the garden”
BarbaraH445, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Get a room closer to the main lodge if you want better wifi.”
stjameskid, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
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