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Hippo Creek Lodge

Bannock Burn Extension, Victoria East, Masvingo

Tucked away under a hill on the eastern shores of Lake Mutirikwi, lies Hippo Creek Lodge: architecturally crafted to pay homage to the ancient Great Zimbabwe, the second largest stone monument in Africa. Built up of stone and thatch, this lodge in Masvingo is dressed up in grandeur and splendour that meet your greatest expectations.

Each of the 20 individual lodges overlooking Lake Mutirikwi, Zimbabwe’s largest inland water body is a detached self-contained spacious facility adorned with ensuite facilities. You have a choice of Twin or Double beds, spacious bathrooms with bath and shower, televisions with an array of channels and a refrigerator. Some units come with private balconies.

Visitors to our lodge in Masvingo can lounge in the spacious lobby hall and bar, pace the infinitely apportioned garden, sun bathe or take a dip in the swimming pool. You will be able to take in the spectacular scenes from the restaurant views as you tuck into sumptuous local and international cuisine.
Activities include the lodge offers include:
- Great Zimbabwe Ruins
- Visit Africa’s second largest ancient stone structure after the Pyramids of Egypt at 270 Hectares
- Dzimba Dzemabwe the Shona name meaning ‘House of Stone’ was home to the Shona tribe between the 12th and 15th Century
- Great Zimbabwe was built using a dry stone technique with each stone supporting each other with no mortar
- The Zimbabwe bird on the Zimbabwe national flag was found here
- Kyle National Park is home to more than 25 species including buffalo, common duiker, eland, impala, kudu, reedbuck, warthog, waterbuck, white rhinoceros, wildebeest, zebra, giraffe, squirrel, black backed jackal, leopard, honey badger, rockdassie, hippopotamus, ostrich, crocodile and porcupine. Some of the rarer species include; ant bear, bushbuck, bush pig, klipspringer, sable and steenbok.
- Game viewing can be arranged for our guests
- Arboretum walk
- Fishing on the Lake Mutirikwi, Zimbabwe’s largest man - made lake
- Guided walking tours
- Guided horse rides


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Hotel facilities

Airport Shuttle, Room Service, Generator, Parking, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Outdoor Swimming Pool, 24-Hour Front Desk, Bar, Restaurant, Wifi


Accommodation type Lodge
Hotel season All year
Check in 14:00
Check out 11:00
Pets Pets are allowed in this hotel.
Hits 5863
Date Tuesday, 27 August 2013

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Terms and conditions

1. The rate includes hotel taxes as imposed by the city and state governments.
2. Not Included in Quoted Rates:
Items of a personal nature such as drinks, laundry, communication (calls, faxes, emails, etc.), airport transfers, gratuities, safari tours, drivers, rangers and trackers.
3. Cancellations received by Msuna 90 days or more prior to departure are subject to a 10% cancellation penalty; cancellations received 89 – 60 days prior to departure are subject to a penalty of 25%; 59 – 30 days is 50% of the tour rate. Cancellations received 1 day or less are subject to forfeiture of 100% of the entire rate.
4. Hippo Creek Lodge guarantees all your bookings once a deposit is paid excepting only cases of force majeure. This includes any major world event that adversely affects international travel patterns and circumstances beyond Hippo Creek Lodge’s control.
5. Hippo Creek Lodge is not responsible for any negligent or willful act or failure to act of any person or entity it does not own or control, nor for any act or inaction of any other third party not under its control.
6. Hippo Creek Lodge may take photographs or film of its, and participant grants Hippo Creek Lodge expresses permission to do so and for Hippo Creek Lodge to use such for promotional or commercial use.

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Location LocationMasvingo
Address AddressBannock Burn Extension, Victoria East
Owner OwnerHippo Creek Lodge
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