of the four guest rooms, including the suite with private living room,
are attractively furnished; three rooms have en suite facilities.
The lounge and dining area, which with the rest of Bowood Lodge have
recently been redecorated, are furnished to provide a cool and calm
ambiance. Satellite television and broadband internet facilities are available.
All rooms look out onto the well-cared gardens and we strive to provide
the perfect atmosphere for our guests to relax and enjoy the peaceful
A full home-cooked breakfast and/or Continental is available from 7:00
am to 10:00 am or at other times by prior arrangement. Evening
meals are not normally provided but we are happy to consider our guests
requests. Dinner orders (if required) must be made at breakfast time.
Wines and spirits are available and we operate
an "honesty bar" policy. Alternatively, guests may bring their own
In spite of considerable recent improvements, public utilities in Harare
do still occasionally fail and, for the comfort of our guests, we have
independent electrical generator and water facilities.
time is from 2:00 pm on the day of arrival and we ask that you contact
us in advance if you expect to arrive earlier or after 8:00 pm. On
the final day of their visit, guests are requested to check out by 11:00
am but we recognise that travel arrangements may impose difficulties; if
so, please let us know in advance.
A swimming pool and a clay tennis court are available for the use of our
guests. Tennis equipment can be provided, but, it is however advisable
to bring your own if you are a pro. We can also assist you to arrange
a game of golf at the various excellent golf courses nearby such as
Wingate, Chapman or Royal Harare Golf Course. There are also a number of
wildlife parks a short journey from Harare which guests would enjoy
Some comments from our guests
an unexpected find! Thank you so much for making room for us. The garden
is gorgeous and we so enjoyed staying with you. Great food!"
like to say THANK YOU for giving us a wonderful home during our
'hard-work-week' while we collected beautiful Shona Art. We enjoyed so
much meeting nice and interesting people here. We got much more than
for the wonderful, attentive and warm support and care you gave me
during my stay. You really do take care of everything. I feel very lucky
to have been able to stay with you"
"I could not have
imagined a better way to experience Zimbabwe after a 25 year absence
than the AMAZING welcome and hospitality at Bowood. I'm lucky to have
made some wonderful new friends as well as gathering some stories to
dine out on"
- Sheffield, UK