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Rhodes Nyanga Hotel Zimbabwe

Welcome to Rhodes Nyanga Hotel

Rhodes Nyanga Hotel is set in manicured gardens with a veranda overlooking the Rhodes Dam and the typical Nyanga mountain scenery, with sweeping panoramas of the Nyanga National Park, the resort is the only hotel located in the Nyanga National Park.


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Built as a holiday cottage in the 1800's by Cecil John Rhodes and converted into a hotel in 1933, the Rhodes Nyanga Hotel is a 24 roomed resort that offers a truly African experience.

Set in manicured gardens with breathtaking views from a veranda overlooking the lake, the hotel is furnished in true colonial fashion and boasts rondevals which are westernised versions of the traditional African hut - a style popularised during the turn of the century.

This idyllic haven is ideal for both holiday and business will provide you with some of the most memorable moments you will ever experience.

Recreation & Activities @ Rhodes Nyanga

The Rhodes Nyanga Hotel is situated within the Rhodes Nyanga National Park. There are a variety of activities that can be enjoyed in the Park. Please find listed below the various activities on offer.

Nyanga Trust Museum

Is next to the Rhodes Nyanga Hotel ( It was Rhode's old stable block). The Focus in the museum is on the local struggle after 1892 and the life of Cecil John Rhodes. Frustrated miners had to turn to agriculture so the BSAC sold large tracts of land in this area to settlers, who kept local people on as cheap labour, but a later deal kicked them off altogether, a state of affairs that continued well into the Smith regime. The hero in the museum is Chief Rekayi Tangwena, who led the struggle for reinstatement, which only came with independence in 1980. Well worth a visit.

Nyangombe Natural swimming pool

This is a natural pool on the Nyamgombe River with sandy beach referred to locally as Brighton Beach. The fast running, cold water is bilharzia free and safe to bathe in. There is a picnic braai area, changing rooms and flush toilets.

Mount Nyangani

At 2 593 meters above sea level this is the highest point in Zimbabwe. The car park is located at 2 140 meters above sea level and it is considered as not a difficult hike to the top, but one must be reasonably fit. Allow two to three hours to the summit where, mist willing. you will have wonderful views. The summit is said to have its own resident spirit, which is why you won't find many local people up there. It is considered dangerous to point at the sacred mountain.

Name of Activity: Cost per Person as at March 2012:

Fishing – Fly fishing or bream fishing ...........USD 5 per person per day Canoeing maximum 3 people per canoe USD 2 per person per hour

Park Entry Fees per Day and Activities Covered

Adult per day Child – Below 12 years ...... USD 1 per day Vehicle USD 2 per day Other activities to be enjoyed in the Park: Pit Structures Visit water falls (Nyangombe, Mtarazi, Nyamazi, Nyamuzihwa) Tour the Trout Hatchery Centre Pungwe Gorges and Falls


Claremont Golf Course For the golf enthusiast, please take some time out and enjoy a round of golf at Claremont Golf Club. Located only about 9km by road from the hotel the club charges the following fees to play as at March 2012:

Fees Amount

  • Green Fees 9 holes USD 5
  • Green Fees 18 holes USD 10
  • Caddy Fees 9 holes USD 5
  • Caddy Fees 18 holes USD 7
  • Golf Clubs hire USD 10

Guests of Rhodes Nyanga Hotel have access to Claremont Golf Club and Troutbeck Golf Course.

Kindly visit our Contact Page for all enquires.


Number of Rooms: 24 all with wall to wall carpets Restaurants: 1 (capacity of 80)
Showers: 11 rooms Internet Options: WiFi Service in central and main original block rooms.
Room Service: 06:30 till 22:30 hours daily * Rooms 10 to 20 have Separate walk in showers
Telephones: Available Amenities include shower gel hand soap and bath soap lotion and shampoo candles
Televisions: 21-inches with 5 channels Feather-top beds with 200-thread-count and 100 % cotton bed linens
Tea and Coffee facilities in each room 100% Egyptian Cotton, ultra plush, luxurious towels
16-hour in-room dining Refurbished bathrooms with new bathtubs with overhead showers in rooms 1 to 8 and rooms 24 and 21

*Please make arrangements with the hotel should you require this service outside of the designated times.

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Rhodes Nyanga Hotel Tea/Coffee Making Facilities Rhodes Nyanga Hotel 16-hour in-room dining
Rhodes Nyanga Hotel Laundry (daily) Rhodes Nyanga Hotel Valet Service (daily)
Rhodes Nyanga Hotel Conference Rooms Rhodes Nyanga Hotel Twice-daily housekeeping service
Rhodes Nyanga Hotel TV Rhodes Nyanga Hotel Bathrooms


The Hotel is: 100 km from Mutare, 260km from Harare, 90 km from Rusape and 7.5 km Nyanga Village


Drive from Harare on the Mutare road for about 170 km and turn left in Rusape at the Nyanga turn off sign. Drive for a further 90 km from Rusape along Nyanga road and turn right at the Rhodes Hotel sign this is 6 km from Nyanga Town. Follow the signs to the Rhodes Hotel which is the only hotel in the Nyanga National Park.

Contact Details

Phone : +263 (0) 3292098 - 376/ 377/ 425
Mobile : +263 (0) 7827 078 387
Harare Booking Office: +263 4 481857
Facebook Page:
E-Mail :

For Period: JANUARY 2015 – DECEMBER 2015

Standard Rooms (rooms with en-suite bath or shower)

Single Bed & Breakfast | USD 110.00
Double Bed & Breakfast | USD 125.00
(Extra Person in room i.e. Triple) | USD 55.00

Suites Room No. 8

Single Bed and Breakfast | USD 150.00
Double Bed and Breakfast | USD 165.00

Special Conference Rates until July 2013

Single Bed & Breakfast | USD 95.00
Double Bed & Breakfast | USD 115.00 (i.e. USD 55.00 per person sharing)
Dinner USD 18.00
Lunch USD 15.00
Teas (Morning tea & sandwiches, afternoon tea with biscuits) USD 6.00 (per person)
Conference Supplies USD 6.00 (per person)
(Notepads, pens, juice, mints, water) RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

Hotel Reservation cancellation Policy

Please be advised that all bookings that are made with the hotel are regarded as confirmed unless they are cancelled or released by the customer. Below is a table indicating the policy that we use and the rates that we charge depending on when a booking is released or cancelled

Number of Days Prior to Stay Charge Raised By Hotel
Cancelled 7 days & Less before stay 100% of total hotel bill will be charged
Cancelled 8 to 15 days before stay 75% of total hotel bill will be charged
Cancelled 16 to 29 days before stay 50% of total hotel bill will be charged
Cancelled 30 days or more before stay refund is given back in FULL.


Fruit-Tree-RestaurantFruit Tree Restaurant
The restaurant derived its name from that of the farms acquired by Cecil John Rhodes when he decided to build his cottage retreat. The restaurant is situated in the main foyer area of the hotel next to the reception. The Fruit Tree restaurant has a sitting capacity of 80.

Breakfast : 06:30 hrs to 09:30 hrs
Lunch: 12:30 hrs to 14:30 hrs
Dinner: 18:30 hrs to 22:30 hrs

An all Day Menu is available for service from 9.30 am to 6.30 pm in the Gardens and terrace.