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Cresta Lodge Harare

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Harare
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The stay at your hotel was quite good as shown by the answers i have provided to your questions and i think that sums up my honest opinion. The hotel however need to improve the quality of its meals and variety to cater for different guests.

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Lodge Harare, responded to this review

Dear Godfreym531 Thank you for staying at Cresta Lodge Harare. We were honoured to have you as our guest. Kindly note that our executive chef and his team are always available to assist with special dietary requirements. Please let our team know at time of reservation. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Bill Bruce | Group Operations...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is out of town, quiet with excellent gardens for reluxation, swimming pools small and rather too shallow for adults but maybe just OK to cool off. Staff attitude excellent and rooms very clean indeed. Food wide selection and very good.Room service good too. Big beautiful and safe car park. Just check the safe is working on checking in, especially...

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Lodge Harare, responded to this review

Dear Ht692 Greetings from Cresta Lodge Harare. Thank you for awarding us full marks on Tripadvisor. We were honoured to have you as our guest. Kind regards Bill Bruce | Group Operations Executive | Cresta Hotels Zimbabwe

Johannesburg
Reviewed 1 week ago

You get value for money. Please improve your gym. If thats done them i will not think of staying at any other hotel. The weights are to small, have chest bench at least with some decent weights. Other than that service is very good

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Lodge Harare, responded to this review

Dear 802Brainn Great having you staying at Cresta Lodge Harare. Thank you for your suggestions for improvement in our gym. We are looking into these. Kind regards Bill Bruce | Group Operations Executive | Cresta Hotels Zimbabwe

Port Douglas, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, I was very impressed! What a great place. Rooms are functionally great. Staff are friendly and helpful and all speak English. The hotel is safe and secure. The restaurant is cheap and the food is awesome. This is the best place to stay. It's close to the city centre. It has a pool and every is of a high...

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Lodge Harare, responded to this review

Dear Mrportdouglas Warm greetings from Cresta Lodge Harare. Thank you for awarding us full marks on Tripadvisor. We were honoured to have you as our guest. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Bill Bruce | Group Operations Executive | Cresta Hotels Zimbabwe

Harare
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cresta Lodge is very good in terms of location and general cleanliness - the showers in particular, very polite staff who are always ready to assist. Overall, im impressed and it will continue to be my 2nd home every time im in Harare

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Lodge Harare, responded to this review

Dear 308olinem We are delighted that Cresta Lodge is your second home when you are in Harare. It is always a pleasure for us to welcome you back. Kind regards Bill Bruce | Group Operations Executive | Cresta Hotels Zimbabwe

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two weeks for work purposes. The staff couldn't be more friendly and helpful. The breakfasts are quite wonderful. Food is great and rooms very comfortable. Lived in luxury beyond what we needed. A very safe environment.

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Lodge Harare, responded to this review

Dear Chris J. Very warm greetings from the team at Cresta Lodge Harare. We enjoyed being of service to you and look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Bill Bruce | Group Operations Executive | Cresta Hotels Zimbabwe

Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was there late 2016 for the workshop and had a group of 35 people. Very great service and staff are friendly. It is a good place to relax plus workshop due to quite environment. The food was good and the sandwiches oh my. My colleagues and i never tasted such perfect sandwiches. My 8days stay was well worth it and...

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Lodge Harare, responded to this review

Dear Ansizomu Thank you for staying at Cresta Lodge Harare. We are delighted to read your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Bill Bruce | Group Operations Executive | Cresta Hotels Zimbabwe

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotels have a very Friendly environment and excellent Tast of food. especially the Chief choice is wounder full must be considered able and recommendable to others also. looking forward to make a trip to Harare must go for it.

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Lodge Harare, responded to this review

Dear Jay K. Thank you for reviewing Cresta Lodge Harare on Tripadvisor. We look forwarding to seeing you soon. Kind regards Bill Bruce | Group Operations Executive | Cresta Hotels Zimbabwe

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 1 night whilst on a business trip and everything was perfect! I was welcomed by the warmest faces at reception with special mention of Kudzi who served me! The staff in the corridors went about their duties with such beautiful welcoming smiles! It felt like home. The rooms are beautiful, clean and modern! The food was...

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Lodge Harare, responded to this review

Dear Hannie C. On behalf of Kudzi, Bonface, Watson and the rest of the team at Cresta Lodge Harare, we would like to thank you for staying with us. We are delighted to receive a perfect score. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Bill Bruce | Group Operations Executive | Cresta Hotels Zimbabwe

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Cresta Lodge, Harare for 12 days on an intense business trip. Was welcomed and greatly taken care of by an amazing staff of the most hospitable nature I've yet to come across. The amenities were excellent, service outstanding but the people of the Cresta Lodge were simply world class! A special thank you to Watson, Paddington, Amanda, Rhumbi,...

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Lodge Harare, responded to this review

Dear LDNaidoo Warm greetings from Cresta Lodge Harare. On behalf of Watson, Paddington, Amanda, Rumbi and the rest of the team we would like to thank you for staying at Cresta Lodge Harare. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Bill Bruce | Group Operations Executive | Cresta Hotels Zimbabwe

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in beautiful and tranquil surroundings, located on the outskirts of Harare's dynamic city centre, you'll find the beautiful Cresta Lodge. Cresta Lodge is the idyllic setting for your most memorable events with superior levels of comfort, attention to detail and top quality facilities all topped off with the true warmth of African hospitality. Feel surrounded by modern styling and ultimate comfort. The Chatters Restaurant is known for its famous gourmet dishes and imported wines. Cresta Lodge is the ideal environment where you can mix business and pleasure in perfect harmony. (Public areas and some guest rooms are being renovated. Minimal inconvenience to guests. The refurbishment is scheduled for completion end of July 2015) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cresta Lodge Harare

Address: Mutare Road | Samora Machel Ave, Harare, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Harare Province > Harare
Price Range: R1 170 - R2 028 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cresta Lodge Harare 3*
Number of rooms: 171
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“Nice Environment”
 of 5 bubbles jayk305, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“higher floors have the nicer view to the garden”
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“Rooms 300 + are quieter with a view over the nice gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles , 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms close to the reception are better as they are closer to the restaurant and other facilities”
 of 5 bubbles Bluefin07, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great”
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