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Blantyre, Malawi
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My friends and I had made an advance booking to have lunch, 4 weeks in advance. Seeing as to how you have to book before coming to the place. My friend reconfirmed the booking the day prior before coming. We drove 40km from Harare only to be told we didn't have a booking on that day as they were catering...

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Jonathan P, General Manager at Bushman Rock, responded to this review

Thank you for your review above and are genuinely disturbed to hear about your experience. We are investigating what happened with this booking as this is certainly not a normal review and steps will be put in place to ensure that this is never repeated. Thank you once again for taking the time to bring this to our attention and...

Tamarin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent a working weekend at Bushman Rock and found a wonderful place to work and then relax. The staff and management are great and bend over backwards to help. Meeting facilities were clean and friendly, the only issue being the internet is a bit slow and only available in the Main lodge. I even managed to squeeze in a...

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Jonathan P, General Manager at Bushman Rock, responded to this review

Dear John It was a great pleasure having you out with us and thank you so much for taking the time to review our products. We do apologize for the internet issues which we are working on and we are considering putting the rooms under wifi coverage too. We look forward to having you back in Zim in the future...

Harare
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed the actives, specifically the game drive. it so unique in that we could get closer to the animals without them running away as i am used to experience. i also liked the vineyard tour. it was so enlightening. The room was good, i cant complain at all. your meals are good especially the vegetarian option

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Jonathan P, General Manager at Bushman Rock, responded to this review

Dear Rabsonm Thank you for your review above and wonderful that you enjoyed the activities and the vegetarian options. I note that you titled the review "poor reception" and i would be appreciative if you could let me know what led you to this feeling. if we can improve any areas of our service we would love to hear about...

London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is an absolute delight. A perfect place to be deep in the African country side but a short trip to the city and airport.The people are lovely, the cooking is good, their wine delicious. There are wonderful San rock painting and animals to see. Its an undiscovered delight. Don't miss it. .

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Jonathan P, General Manager at Bushman Rock, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely comments above. We really appreciate the time taken to review us and hope that we will have the pleasure of your company again in the neer future.

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

like many people from the busy first world: I have the money, but not the time or mental space. Bushman`s Rock was ideal as its efficancy and professionalism matched my demanding western standards! i paid for the whole thing with a bank transfer from Uk and dealt with the booking entirely by e-mail. I even demanded they organised transport and...

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Jonathan P, General Manager at Bushman Rock, responded to this review

Thank you so so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are always so delighted to hear back from our guests and it is always so lovely to hear positive feedback. Thank you for choosing Bushman Rock and we hope that we will have the pleasure of your company again in the not to distant...

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful stay amidst stunning grounds. Lovely walks through bush and vineyards. Friendly, professional and attentive staff. Very comfortable rooms, with a stunning outdoor shower! Relaxed, tasty meals. Loved our stay.

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Jonathan P, General Manager at Bushman Rock, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure having you out with us and thank you for taking the time to review us. This kind of feedback is so very appreciated and it is such a positive moral booster for the team when we forward this type of feedback on. Thank you once again and we hope that we will have the pleasure...

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This a a small and cosy place with amazing views. internet doesn't work in the rooms which kinda makes sense if you trying to get away from the rest of the world. i enjoyed the game drive and the canoe ride. my best part of the trip was the wine and the grape juice which is grown on location

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Jonathan P, General Manager at Bushman Rock, responded to this review

Dear RamsaySh We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay on Bushman Rock and thank you for the positive feedback about our activities. I have taken note of the comments about your agreement in not having internet in the rooms although this is something that we are constantly debating internally. We are trying to ensure that guests "leave work" and...

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Not far from Harare and off a dust road. which a normal car can drive on, although slightly bumpy. I would suggest that admin arranges for a sign to be placed off the main road to stipulate the distance to reach the venue. Thoroughly enjoyed the day trip and not so pricey. Staff were well mannered and service was great....

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Jonathan P, General Manager at Bushman Rock, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and we are delighted that we may have the pleasure of your company again in the future. We have taken note of your comments regarding the signage and I have contacted a few companies to get quotes on putting signs up from the main road. This should be completed in a few weeks...

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Sometime ago we were given a nights accommodation so we took the opportunity to go on Thursday night. We were the only visitors to B.R. we were allowed to occupy our rooms just before lunch & immediately lay down to have a rest & slept for a couple of hours. Later on in the afternoon the Chef personally delivered to...

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Jonathan P, General Manager at Bushman Rock, responded to this review

Dear Dan I. Thank you so much for your lovely review. We really do look forward to having you both back with your friends this time. Kind regards Jono P.

Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Went with my wife and two boys for a day trip. Enjoyed a game drive in the morning and horse riding in the afternoon, with lunch in between. Surprisingly tranquil hideout so close to the hustle and bustle of Harare. Totally relaxing atmosphere. Our guide for the game drive (John) was very knowledgeable, friendly and keen to show us the...

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Jonathan P, General Manager at Bushman Rock, responded to this review

Dear Kuda Thank you so much for your kind words above and for taking the time to review us on this platform. We loved having you and your family out with us and we look forward to welcoming you back on Bushman Rock in near future.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bushman Rock Safaris is located a mere 40 minutes from Harare City Center. Unique to Zimbabwe it is the only lodge located on a working commercial vineyard and winery. The vineyards are located within a 750 hectare private wildlife reserve with 13 species of plains game released onto the reserve including Buffalo, Giraffe and Zebra. The Bushman Rock Polo Club overlooks the vineyards and with over 20 polo ponies guests are able to watch and even partake in the "sport of kings". The network of thatched lodges lie hidden among tall indigenous trees overlooking the vineyards, lake and out onto the wildlife reserve. Each lodge offers complete privacy and consists of one King bedroom and one Twin bedroom. All king bedrooms having en-suite bathrooms and outdoor showers and all twin rooms have en-suite shower rooms with both internal and outdoor showers. Each lodge has a lounge and veranda with tea and coffee facilities and bar fridges. The lounges all have fireplaces making it ideal for cold winter evenings. The rooms are basically appointed with the natural architectural elements such as artistically designed polished concrete floors, exposed local granite stonework and traditional thatching forming the central focus to the rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bushman Rock

Address: Sellair Road, Harare, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Harare Province > Harare
Price Range: ₹ 13,154 - ₹ 14,398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bushman Rock 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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