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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 31 October 2015

I stayed at Bowood lodge for a month in September 2015 and it was a wonderful home away from home. Christine was very welcoming and accomodating during my stay. She allowed me use her kitchen during my extended stay. The accomodations were clean and comfortable. It was also very relaxing to sit by the pool and enjoy the Zimbabwean sunshine....

1Thank A G
Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Very welcoming environment.The tranquility surrounding this place is great.Visited in January 2013 for a week.There are tennis courts but didn't get a chance to play due to my busy schedule. The bedroom was well aerated and clean linen available.The staff is friendly and helpful. The breakfast was marvelous made from fresh ingredients.i definately would go there again .

1Thank 254Annie
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2014

I am a regular business traveller to Harare and Christine and her staff at Bowood Lodge make a business trip to Harare seamless and comfortable. If you want to be treated like family and have convenient location in the heart of Harare, Bowood is the place to stay.

1Thank Trevor M
Dixon, California
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Friendly place to stay. The room was comfortable. The house and grounds are inviting. It was like staying with friends or relatives that want you to be there. Christine even arranged for Lance to give us a ride to a shopping area. Christine and her daughter Kirstin are great host. Tendai makes a great breakfast. I appreciated the food warmer...

1Thank Jerry D
Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 4 July 2014

My wife and I spent 6 nights at Bowood Lodge in September 2013. I left Zimbabwe 30 years ago but my stay at Bowood took me back to my younger years and it felt like I was home again, as I grew up a few hundred metres away. Unfortunately, Christine was away, but Lance and Tendai looked after us fantastically,...

1Thank Bevan M
Wendover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2014

We have stayed at Bowood lodge several times. Bowood lodge is a spacious, homely, bed and breakfast in a large tropical garden setting with a swimming pool. Christine and her team made us feel at ease and go that extra mile for their guests.

2Thank Simon A
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2014

If you knew Harare back in the day, you'll feel at home here. A lovely place to stay and really handy for the University. Mount Pleasant always was a good area and hasn't deteriorated - no problems walking around. Don't bother with a hotel, this is much better and Christine is so welcoming.

Thank Mazabuka_11
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 June 2014

I have stayed at Bowood Lodge on numerous occasions on both business and pleasure. It has a very relaxed atmosphere and the staff are very attentive and nothing is a problem to help you find your way around the city or where to go if you are stuck. Also understand that they have recently upgraded the facility so it will...

Thank Rick d
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2014

We stayed at Bowood Lodge twice on our trips to Harare and loved it each time. It has beautifully kept gardens, a pool, tennis court and an excellent breakfast. The rooms are extremely comfortable and clean and Christine and the staff were very helpful to all our needs. I can't recommend this peaceful haven enough.

1Thank MGodsall
Reviewed 20 April 2014

My wife and I stayed for two weeks earlier this month. We have been going to Harare once a year for a while now and Bowood is one of the best places we have stayed at. It has good facilities, a nice breakfast, excellent location, and Chris was very helpful. We had a wonderful time.

Thank Jeroen H

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in two acres in peaceful Mount Pleasant, North Harare, Bowood Lodge offers tranquil and superior Bed & Breakfast accommodation to business and tourist visitors. It is the perfect base for relaxation after a day of work or from which to plan your holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bowood Lodge

Address: 8 Bowood Road | Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Harare Province > Harare
Price Range: ₹ 3,176 - ₹ 5,186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Great garden”
HenryNem2, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The Blue Room was huge, you can see the rooms on their website before booking”
K7595LTannep, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Expect Harare to have infrastructure problems such as power outages. This lodge does have a generator so guest are not unduly inconvenienced. When you think you have a reason to complain, remember you came to Zimbabwe,”
392jerryd, 11 Sep 2014 | Read review
“all rooms look wonderful”
307bevanm, 3 Jul 2014 | Read review
“I had a room with doors onto the garden, very nice - don't know if all have this.”
Mazabuka_11, 19 Jun 2014 | Read review
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