Leopard Rock Hotel is a hotel in Mutare ,Manicaland Province in Zimbabwe. The hotel is situated at the foot of Chinyakwaremba mountain, looking over the Burma Valley and looks into Mozambique. Leopard Rock Hotel has its own game park which is home to impala, zebra, kudu, eland, nyala, giraffe, bushbuck, wildebeest and the rare Samango Monkey and the Blue Duiker.

Leopard Rock Hotel
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Coordinates GPS reference: 19⁰7′56.76″S 32⁰46′54.06″E
Opened 1946


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Visitors Guide

Take the Bvumba Road through the Bvumba to its end at Leopard’s Rock Hotel, the route is well sign-posted from Mutare.


Background

Leopard Rock Hotel built and opened in 1946 by the Seymour-Smith family to accommodate 40 guests only. It was reported that the Smith family decided after the second world war that there was a need for a hotel on top of the Bvumba Mountains.

In 1953, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, stayed at the hotel with her daughter, Princess Margaret, and she was reportedly inspired to write down a review for the future generations.
There is nowhere more beautiful in Africa

The Taberer family purchased the hotel in the 1990s' and after refurbishment, the Leopard Rock hotel could offer accommodation to 120 guests. [1]


Game Park

Leopard Rock Hotel has its own game park where visitors can be given guided evening tours into the Enchanted Forest on horseback, day tours and bird viewing. Swynnerton’s Robin is one of many rare species of birdlife to be identified while walking through the Game Sanctuary or forest. [1]


Activities

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Pictures


Videos

Leopard Rock Mutare



Awards


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Game Park, LRH, Published: , Retrieved: 2 May 2018
  2. Leopard Rock Hotel – Eastern Highlands, Afrizim, Published: , Retrieved: 2 May 2018