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Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Wow ... our trip to Matetsi Private Game Reserve was one to remember! The lodges are fantastic, each with a touch of luxury while still making you feel like you're in the bush. We really loved the attention to detail in and around the lodge. Our butler was always there when we needed him, and the Matetsi team were very...

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Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 3 January 2017

My family and I were recently treated to the trip of a lifetime at Matetsi Private Game Lodge near Victoria Falls. Its difficult to put into words such an awe inspiring trip. To be on the banks of the mighty Zambezi surrounded by lion, giraffe and buffalo in the wild is a gift in itself, but to do it from...

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3Thank Carl V
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We just got back from Matetsi (December 2016) after a 3 location &Beyond vacation. Everything about Matetsi's lodge was above and beyond our expectations. The facilities were outstanding. The food was incredible. And the staff was warm, welcoming, and anticipated our every need. We stayed 2 nights there. The only thing we wish we could change is that we would...

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2Thank Janet G
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Everybody that's looking for an accommodation in this area, don't hesitate and go to this place. My family and I stayed here for three nights in August 2016. We had the honor of being the first and only four guests of the renewed &Beyond Lodge. And it was fantastic. The food was great, the rooms are a piece of art,...

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2Thank Jan-Willem W
Reviewed 12 December 2016

A dear friend brought us to Matetsi for three days, and I only wish we had more time to spend with the amazing family there. From check in to check out we were discretely and splendidly served by the fantastic team. Tarasai's cheer was always there for us! The game drives were fantastic, the amenities flawless, and the setting divine....

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1Thank Robbie S
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful place, definitely a little piece of heaven. We travelled with our 3 year old daughter and staff at Matetsi could not have done more to ensure she was always entertained and we had a relaxing holiday. Fantastic game viewing, delicious food and all round a great time.

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1Thank Leanne D
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I absolutely loved my time at Matetsi! I went in the first week of November for 3 nights and everything was absolutely wonderful. This is the ~20th andBeyond property and 9th trip to Africa, so I am very familiar with the company and its ethos/standards. Throughout my time there, I kept thinking "wow, the gang is back together, so amazing!"...

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3Thank Jenterz0828
Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I visited Matetsi for three nights. The super efficient enthusiastic staff made me feel so welcome from the second I arrived - any outside stress magically seemed to disappear. Lodges are beautiful and the private plunge pool is a lovely touch. I was privileged to encounter lion on my first game viewing outing, the guides are extremely knowledgeable and professional,...

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

I spent two nights at Matetsi with family visiting from abroad and it was magnificent! We felt more than welcome from the moment we arrived to the moment they all waved goodbye when we left. Lodges was a level of comfort beyond when we had ever tried before and we got to see a pack of lions chilling right in...

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1Thank Jesper Hilsted A
New York
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I want to start with all the positives. My girlfriend and I went in November, 2016 for three nites. Bottom line, we had a great time. The game watching was excellent and our guides superb. My girlfriend became expert at finding giraffes. We took a river cruise at sundown that was relaxing and beautiful. The entire countryside is gorgeous and...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Conference Facilities
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  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfectly in tune with Matetsi Private Game Reserve’s pristine habitats, the exclusive andBeyond Matetsi River Lodge and andBeyond Matetsi River House offer a safari oasis that combines an exceptional wildlife experience and 15km (9.3 miles) of private Zambezi River frontage with easy access to the majestic Victoria Falls. Matetsi Private Game Reserve pays homage to the wonderfully rich cultural heritage of Zimbabwe by showcasing a vibrant theme of wood and copper, the “red gold” of the country’s historical mining industry, throughout the spectacular interiors of andBeyond Matetsi River Lodge and andBeyond Matetsi River House. Splashes of bright blue remind guests of the rushing waters of the Zambezi River, while traditional abstract carvings and local artworks complement the natural and contemporary atmosphere of the reserve’s safari lodge and sole-use villa. Guests staying at andBeyond Matetsi River Lodge and andBeyond Matetsi River House have the opportunity to take advantage of an extensive Safari Shop, a fitness centre, massage sala and conference facility. A 20 meter long, rim-flow swimming pool stretches along the riverbank, while an exclusive wine cellar boasts eye-level views of the Zambezi River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Matetsi Private Game Reserve

Address: Zambezi River, Victoria Falls 4001, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range: €1,063 - €1,791 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Matetsi Private Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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“You can't go wrong with any of the rooms (individual bungalows).”
  • Our back patio and private pool (like all rooms)
  • Baboons on our back patio.
 of 5 bubbles don91822, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There is a lovely private room situated in the corner which is particularly good for bird watching.”
 of 5 bubbles tarynd60, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms overlook the Zambezi River”
 of 5 bubbles 254carlv, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Suites closer to the restaurants and main common area are more convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles janetg762, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They are currently building a large 'bush house' so if you are in a bigger group make sure you ask for this”
 of 5 bubbles caroh99, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
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