Situated on Kingsmead Road, in the heart of Borrowdale, is the newly-built Kingsmead Guesthouse. This owner-run establishment provides luxury accommodation with all facilities one would expect from a deluxe guesthouse. Kingsmead Guesthouse caters for both the business and leisure traveller seeking a peaceful atmosphere in which to relax. This Guesthouse comprises of ten tastefully furnished rooms all with en-suite bathrooms and have doors leading out onto the verandah or private courtyards.
Here are a few special highlights found in Harare that we've picked out :-
Zimbabwe’s vibrant capital is also known as the ‘sunshine city’ due to its excellent climate
Harare is covered in beautiful trees that add colour throughout the year e.g. the famous purple Jacarandas in Sept/Oct
The city is home to markets (e.g. Avondale Craft Market) where one can bargain for a variety of creatively homemade curios.
If you are keen golfer then world class courses can be found at Royal Harare, Chapman and Borrowdale Brooke
Shopaholics will enjoy the modern open air mall at Sam Levy’s Village in Borrowdale
For hiking and beautiful scenery visit the Botannical Gardens or climb up Dombashava and Ngomakurira where you can find well preserved rock paintings
Kingsmead guesthouse comprises of 10 bedrooms, each with it own en-suite bathroom, of which 8 have king-sized beds (which can be made up into twin beds) and two have queen size beds.
All rooms enjoy the convenience of a silent mini-bar fridge, flat screen LED TV offering a full DSTV bouquet, tea and coffee facilities, hair dryers, international power points, ceiling fans and eco wall heaters. Every room has its own digital-combination safe for your valuables. Each room has a panic button that is connected to a 24 hour rapid response team.
For the optimal sleeping experience we have top quality, extra length beds that are made up with crisp 100% percale linen, seasonal hypo-allergenic duvets, pillows of your choice, as well as electric blankets for the colder months.
Bathrooms are equipped with high pressure showers, heated towel rails, luxury bath sheets and select toiletries. Five of our bathrooms also have free-standing baths.
Two of the rooms boast a well-equipped kitchenette with microwave ovens and fridges to ensure a light self-catering option. There is also the option for families to have inter-leading rooms with a self-catering option.
All rooms and inside public areas are non-smoking. You are welcome to smoke on the verandah or in the garden. Children are welcome, but regret that we are unable to accommodate pets.
All rooms are serviced daily.
Office facilities are available for those who need to keep up with their business with free wi-fi for casual browsing (excluding VOIP/video users), access to a computer terminal, telephone, printer and a copier.
They also have a collection of books, current magazines and daily newspapers available.
This establishment has a private dining room available to those seeking private dining or business meetings. They are able to organise teas/coffees, pastries and snacks for such occasions.
Other facilities include : Laundry service
Car wash (on request)
Remote-controlled electric gates
External CCTV cameras
Ample, secure parking within the premises
Private meeting/dining room
Flat screen TV in the self-service honesty bar
DVD player (on request)
Free Wireless internet access
Daily newspapers and current magazines
Universal plug points in all bedrooms
Nespresso machine (nominal charge)
Mini bar fridges
Electric blankets for colder months
Eco-panel wall heaters
Heated towel rails in all bathrooms
Braai (barbeque) facilities
Kingsmead Guesthouse can be accessed by road.
The following guests had this to say following their stay at Kingsmead Guesthouse :-
Austy from Sydney, Australia "My favourite lodge in Africa!"
Jean from Harare, Zimbabwe "A piece of Heaven on Earth!"
Klippie from South Africa “Great Guesthouse with friendly staff and good food in Harare.”
Denise from Perth, Australia Kingsmead Guesthouse is absolutely lovely ... beautiful surroundings, lovely clean rooms, delicious breakfasts and friendly, efficient service.
Joanne from Perth Australia “6 Star Luxury” Our recent stay at Kingsmead was undoubtedly the best accommodation we have experienced throughout Zimbabwe and South Africa. Beautifully furnished, spacious rooms with top of the range mod cons.