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Shumba Shaba Lodge, Matopos Hills Bulawayo

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4 bedrooms
1 bathroom
10 guests
1 night minimum
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A stunning location in the Matopos Hills, near Bulawayo in Zimbabwe, with outstanding views of the Matopo Hills, situated 1000 feet above the Mchabezi valley floor. A peaceful getaway with nature walks and for the adventurous there are 33 bolted climbs. Perched on the edge of the Mchabezi gorge the lodge commands a stunning view over the Matopo Hills. The tranquility of the area and the spectacular night skies will leave you in awe. Simple accommodation with impressive views of the valley a 1000 feet below All lodges face east to give you a glorious sunrise Eco friendly as the lodge uses solar lighting only Small lodge to cater for 12 people Ideal for private groups or families Nature trails around the lodge...A stunning location in the Matopos Hills, near Bulawayo in Zimbabwe, with outstanding views of the Matopo Hills, situated 1000 feet above the Mchabezi valley floor. A peaceful getaway with nature walks and for the adventurous there are 33 bolted climbs. Perched on the edge of the Mchabezi gorge the lodge commands a stunning view over the Matopo Hills. The tranquility of the area and the spectacular night skies will leave you in awe. Simple accommodation with impressive views of the valley a 1000 feet below All lodges face east to give you a glorious sunrise Eco friendly as the lodge uses solar lighting only Small lodge to cater for 12 people Ideal for private groups or families Nature trails around the lodgeMore
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Denis P
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2015
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

This is a magical place with extraordinary views. The chalets are a cross between safari chic, 70's retro and 'shabby chic'. We stayed three nights, full board. Food was substantial and delicious. Denis was a perfect host. Great place to go for walking, mountain biking,...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank UJG
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I stayed at Shumba Shaba eighteen years ago as a youngster and on return to Zimbabwe for my honeymoon with Inna I knew I had to show her this amazing place. We spent two wonderful days and nights soaking up the location and nature of...More

Date of stay: April 2017
1  Thank Inna G
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

I went for a night to stay at this magical place with three other couples. What an absolute treat! The rooms are spacious and beautifully built into the beautiful rock kopjie with a view that cannot be described. There was polite and pleasant staff and...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Desifriend
Management response:Responded 4 July 2016

Hello Desi Thank you very much for your visit and comments. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again. Enjoy the rest of your travels. Best regards Denis Paul

Reviewed 29 June 2016

I stayed here with my husband and 3 teenage boys for 2 nights in June .... and we did not want to leave. Words cannot describe the spectacular setting and the views over the Matopos. We stayed at another lodge in the area after our...More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank Jane T
Management response:Responded 30 June 2016

Hello Jane Thank you very much for the lovely review- we enjoyed you and your family very much and hope to meet up again. Best regards to you all Denis

Reviewed 1 March 2016

One visit will never be enough to Shumba Shaba. We were personally met by the owners and spent our time sharing their knowledge of the area and reveling in the hospitality shown by all the staff. The Lodges are beautifully positioned to allow maximum privacy...More

Date of stay: December 2015
Thank leesavflowers
Management response:Responded 30 June 2016

Thank you for your visit to us and hope we might have you return some day soon. Best regards Denis

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Secure Parking
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
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