Cresta Lodge Harare

Cresta Lodge which operates under Cresta Hospitality Group is a four-star hotel and is one of the popular hospitality service providers in the country. The lodge is located 3 kilometres from Harare's Central Business District and offers accommodation, conferencing and retreat facilities.[1] The Harare Cresta Lodge in Zimbabwe, is part of the Cresta Hospitality Group. This makes the th lodge ideal for business executives and tourists alike.

Room Facilities

Cresta Lodge offers 4-star accommodation in 175 air-conditioned en-suite rooms. There are 75 twin rooms and 100 double rooms at the Cresta Lodge. A unique feature of the hotel is that 12 of these rooms cater specifically for female executives. One room caters for disabled guests.[2] All rooms are equipped with satellite TV, tea/coffee-making facilities, direct dial telephone, hairdryer, radio and shaver points. Baby cots are also available, making the Cresta Lodge a family-friendly accommodation option. At this hotel, children up to 2 years of age stay for free, children from 2 years to 12 years stay for free and pay only half of their meals, while the teenagers from 12 years to 18 years stay for free, but pay for all of their meals.[2]


At the Harare Cresta Lodge, the Chatters Restaurant offers a continental and full English buffet breakfast, as well as buffet and a la carte lunch and dinner. There are also two bars: the Continental Bar that can accommodate 50 guests and serves light breakfasts, snacks and pub lunches; as well as the Chatters Bar that seats 30 guests and is open until late at night to accommodate the night owls.[2]


It also offers a small conference boardroom, including fax, telex and secretarial services, for executives who want to conduct a business meeting in the comfort of the hotel.[3] Because Cresta Lodge is so centrally situated in Harare, Zimbabwe, attractions such as the National Archives of Zimbabwe (containing diaries and reports from the pioneering times), the National Botanical Gardens (with more than 900 species of trees), the Mukuvisi Woodlands (with 277 hectares of preserved woodlands), the National Gallery (with Shona soft-stone carvings) and, of course, the flea market at Mbare, are within easy reach.[3]

Cresta Lodge in Harare offers tourist information that helps you to plan the next part of your journey through Zimbabwe. If you need transport to and from the airport which is only 14 km away, this can also be arranged.

Major Highlights

  1. 158 Air conditioned bedrooms with en suite bathrooms.
  2. Conference facilities
  3. Wifi connectivity
  4. Swimming pool
  5. Satellite television
  6. Direct dial telephone
  7. Tea / coffee making facilities
  8. Business centre
  9. Business express rooms
  10. Gift shop
  11. Beauty parlour & salon
  12. Chatters Restaurant and bar.[3]


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