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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Jacana offers excellent and world class accommodation. The food is also really good. The space is also nice and quiet to work. The gardens are stunning. Security is very good - not that this is an issue in the area. Highly recommended

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

Dear J, thank you so much for your great review, this is highly 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 any of your next trips to Zimbabwe. Stay well and kind greetings, Rian

Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We found Jacana Gardens to be an excellent B&B, for (at least ;-) the following reasons: 1- very nice lodge and beautifully decorated, big rooms, surrounded by pretty gardens. Drinks are available as well as tea/coffee. 2- excellent and very tasty breakfast, with a big variety of choices and everything really fresh. There are several tables for breakfast located in...

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

Dear Marcella, thank you so much for your wonderful en elaborate review, this is highly appreciated by the whole Jacana Gardens team and will be very helpful for potential other guests who want to learn more about our place. It was a true pleasure to have you both as our guests and who knows, one day, you might come back...

Newport News Va
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Just returned from 2 weeks in Harare and our stay at Jacana Gardens. What a fabulous place to stay!! A beautiful garden and lodging paradise complimented by fabulous staff and ownership/hosts. Everything is beautifully appointed inside and out, a combination of local and European cultures.The breakfasts are incredible as you custom order. Everything is fresh and delicious! This is a...

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

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

Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Spent a night here following our flight from the uk before our trip round Zimbabwe. The guesthouse was extremely comfortable and our host Rian was very helpful in discussing our plans for our trip round Zimbabwe. She also organised a carry out meal for us as we were tired from our journey. This would be a good base for anyone...

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

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

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

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  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
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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 

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Address: 14 Jacana Drive | Borrowdale, Harare, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Harare Province > Harare
Price Range: €84 - €124 (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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