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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Jacana Gardens is a haven in the city - beautiful house and gardens, run by a completely charming couple who are always happy to talk and help. I would thoroughly recommend it (except I don't want the rooms to be full the next time I want to book!)

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

dear Sophie, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is really appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. I am sorry we do not always have availability (due to popular demand :-)) but happily we will be able to host you and your colleagues again on your next trip. We are truly looking forward to it! kind greetings,...

Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stayed two times in August and September in this beautiful Guesthouse. Safe also for the car, friendly and very helpful for all our questions and needs. We got good informations about the situation in harare for our trip.

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

Dear Daniela and Stefan, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is highly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. It was a pleasure to have you as our guests and to see how much you enjoyed traveling through this beautiful country. I know you will keep Zimbabwe on your list of favorite African countries and I do...

Lantan
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This property was fantastic for our needs. I brought nine men with me on a mission trip and it was perfect. The common areas are great and the rooms and food are excellent. Rian and Willem the dutch owners are so hospitable and Rian has a purse for every day of the month! Great value, great location and I already...

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

Dear Alastair, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is truly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens Team. It was just great to have you all as our guests and I hope it will work out to return one day with family and friends to this beautiful country. We are looking forward to it :-) Stay well and...

Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Previous stays in the leading hotels in Harare made the decision easy to find a suitable alternative in a guest house. From the numerous positive trip reviews I chose Jacana lodge and we were not disappointed. Everything was as per the reviews and better. The rates are market related and not cheap but one must consider the alternatives and location....

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

Dear GG, thank you so much for your great review, this is very much 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 on your next trip to Harare. kind greetings, Rian

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I stayed at Jacana from 5-7 September 2016 and was as always met with great hospitality, friendliness and an excellent home made dinner and smooth jazz over breakfast! I strongly recommend Jacana. I only stay there when I visit Harare! Why stay any other place when I have found my second home... :-)

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

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

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Beautiful setting and garden, comfortable and tidy rooms, pleasant and attentive staff and a characterful main dining room. Breakfast is comprehensive. The hotel has a welcoming and family-like atmosphere. Security seems good.

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

Dear Robin, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is truly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. We are very happy you have enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to welcome you again on any next trip to Harare. kind greetings, Rian

Reviewed 29 August 2016

Room was well prepared, tidy and comfortable. It have a beautiful garden view where you can enjoy a drink on the patio. Jacana is situated in a quit and peaceful area, away from the city buss. But still reasonably close to the business areas.

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

Dear Elias, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is truly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. We are very happy you have enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to welcome you again on any next trip to Harare. kind greetings, Rian

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We stayed at Jacana Gardens for two nights. The booking process was very smooth and Ashleigh the manager arranged for a taxi to collect us from the airport. We arrived late on a Sunday night as our flight had been delayed but she explained how we could order a takeaway for dinner. She also arranged for a tour of Harare...

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

Dear Nerysin, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is much appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. I am very happy to read you have enjoyed your stay with us and that Ashleigh has done such an excellent job in making your stay as comfortable as possible. We are looking forward to welcome you again at our...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I really liked the concept in staying at a small very friendly "Guesthouse" away from your standard impersonal city centre chain Hotel. The surroundings, both internally and externally, were really good and the quality of food and service excellent. I thoroughly recommend staying here. One negative is that you need transport (or taxi) as it is on the outskirts of...

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

Dear Roger, thank you so much for your wonderful review, this is very much appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team. We are very happy you enjoyed your stayed with us and are grateful for your recommendation. kind greetings, Rian Just as a small note of information for other readers on the matter of transport: please be informed that even...

Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I enjoyed the hospitality of Wim and Rian in their beautiful guest lodge. The room was clean and well equiped. The bed was very comfortable as well was the shower. And the rooms are situated in a beautiful garden decorated with african art. When staying in Harare again it will be here.

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

Dear Rob, thank you very much for your lovely review, this is much appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team! We are very happy you have enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to welcome you again at our lodge on your next trip to Harare. Stay well and kind greetings, Rian

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
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: €86 - €127 (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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