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Great Zimbabwe Hotel

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We offer spacious and comfortable accommodation in 38 rooms ndash; single rooms and double rooms (with twin beds or a double bed). In addition, . .
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We offer spacious and comfortable accommodation in 38 rooms – single rooms and double rooms (with twin beds or a double bed). In addition, we offer a family suite, a deluxe suite and a number of standard suites in nearby satellite buildings. The rooms all overlook a courtyard with lush gardens. The suites and rooms are all en-suite and are equipped with tea/coffee-making facilities, telephone, digital satellite TV and hairdryer. Room service is available from 07:00 to 21:30 and a laundry service is available for the convenience of guests.  It is therefore not surprising that celebrities such as Nelson Mandela and Queen Elizabeth II have stayed with us before..

The Great Enclosure Restaurant at the Great Zimbabwe Hotel serves delicious a la carte and buffet menus. The décor in the restaurant echoes the distinctive stonework of the Zimbabwe Ruins, and the service is warm and friendly. The Cocktail Bar serves a full selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, as well as a snack menu. If you are visiting us for the first time, remember to ask for the Great Zimbabwe Rocks cocktail. If you are planning a day trip, you can ask for a packed breakfast and lunch.

Room Types

All rooms are decorated with quaint conservative furniture that gives them a modest and homely feel. There are a range of different room setups from single rooms designed for one person, double rooms with either twin beds or a double bed.

 Standard  Rooms 

The standard rooms and single rooms overlook a lush garden courtyard with bright country flower beds, shrubs and creepers. These rooms are conveniently laid out in a half moon shape encasing the courtyard, giving the hotel the feel of an intimate family unit similar to the layout of the nearby Great Zimbabwe Monuments. 

Deluxe Rooms

The deluxe suite, family suite and standard suites are located in separate nearby satellite buildings giving them an added sense of privacy. From selected rooms in the hotel guests have views of the grandeur age old Great Zimbabwe Monuments.


Each room is complimented with the following facilities:

  • Digital Satellite Television
  • Telephone
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Hairdryer (provided on request)
  • Bathroom (shaving socket, toilet and bathtub)

Things to do at Great Zimbabwe Hotel

Although the purpose of staying with us is obviously to explore the Great Zimbabwe World Heritage Site, guests also have the use of a swimming pool, tennis court and volleyball pitch. These are a short 2 minute walk from the main hotel complex. There are also two curio shops, where you can buy interesting gifts for friends and family back home.

Guided Monument Tour

We also offer a number of guided tours to the Great Zimbabwe monument, with expert guides explaining the origins and history and eventual decline of the city, the various trading routes as well as religious and social practices of the once thriving community in Zimbabwe.



Boat Cruise 

Enjoy your sundowner during a romantic sunset cruise on Lake Mutirikwi. With a little luck you can spot hippos and kudu as well as many species of birdsThe sunset boat cruise specially appeals to bird lovers and wildlife enthusiasts as various bird species are found on the lake. A sunset cruise on Lake Mutirikwi is an unforgettable experience.  



Game drive 

You can also visit the nearby Lake Mutirikwi for a peaceful cruise or fishing, or go on a game drive in the Lake Mutirikwi Recreational Park. Guests can on these  trips can see some of the local wildlife including white rhinoceros, hippo, crocodile and various antelopes




Meetings and Conference

The Great Zimbabwe Hotel is also able to host conferences. There are two conference rooms – a smaller venue for up to 100 delegates, and a larger venue for up to 250 delegates. Standard equipment includes TV, VCR/DVD, overhead projectors, white boards and flip charts. The close proximity of the Great Zimbabwe World Heritage Site, also makes the Great Zimbabwe Hotel a very popular wedding venue in Zimbabwe.


Great Zimbabwe Hotel Rates

Our rates are not just about the level of accommodation or the thread count of the linen. They encompass elements that cannot be counted or measured, such as exclusive access to a wildlife sanctuary. This  private land, creates a unique sense of seclusion, comfort, privacy and space. In turn, your presence helps us in the conservation of these areas.

The Great Zimbabwe hotel can be booked on a fully inclusive rate.

Our rates include:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Laundry

Our rates exclude: 

  • Premium imported drinks
  • Champagne
  • Transfers to the hotel


Please Note: The Rates are Per Person Per Night Sharing




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