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Harare
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18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful, serene...and you have so much privacy. It has this rustic and colonial theme and has a homely feeling..perfect for family and even romantic weekends. The staff is helpful, gardens are well manicured

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Kent
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

I cannot say enough good things about this Hotel. The staff were so helpful and friendly and nothing was too much for us. They always said hello and made us feel very welcome. We stayed on two separate occasions - one room at the back overlooked the woodland and the dam to the rear of the site. It was a... More 

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Tete
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2015

The Service: Hardworking, pleasant staff. It was a pleasure to be here. The Management/Owner? What Management/Owner? Needs to be taken over by someone who is serious about hospitality & tourism. The service is good, but under better management could be much better The food: Dinner was excellent - the chef really knows his recipes. I was worth every bite. I... More 

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Windhoek, Namibia
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

the service was great the receptionist was very attentive to our needs and the manager Kuda was also very accommodating. the food was great. will definitely go back. the place is a mini heaven quiet and very peaceful and green great views too

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1 Thank DuchessAkrina
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Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

IMBA Matombo was our hotel of choice for Zimbabwe Fashion Week 2015, fourteen of our international models and foreign guests stayed there for the entire duration of the event. Given the caliber of the event we require top quality accommodations for our guests, and IMBA Matombo satisfied this standard. It is ideally located in the northern suburbs within fifteen-minutes from... More 

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Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
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82 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

Had such a great dinner. The setup of the place makes for such a great romantic setting and the food is amazing. What I loved was the wine pairing and the knowledge the staff had of what is on offer. The place is a fair bit out of town if you are taking a cab but trust me it is... More 

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Jason M, Manager at Imba Matombo, responded to this review

Hie Carl, Thank you for the positive comments. We are glad you enjoyed your experience. Regards Imba Matombo Management More 

Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 14 January 2015

A very dissapointing night for our duaughter/step-daughter on what should have been a night to remember. Their Honeymoon night. Met only by security guard after waiting 20 minutes at the gate. No power, no generator, no congratulatory champagne - nothing. They ended up having to wash their feet with mineral water some 3 hours after arriving at the hotel. Duty... More 

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Jason M, Manager at Imba Matombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is with great regret that we respond to this review. We would like to extend our out most apologies for the experience you had at our hotel.Thank you very much for your candid review of your stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay.... More 

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Orange County, California
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82 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2014

OK, before you read this review, please visit their website: imbahotels.co.zw Now that you have the "vision" of what this place should (and indeed could) be if the owners lived up to their own hype...I now begin my review: Rarely do I want to shake some sense into a business owner and then offer to take over their job....but to... More 

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10 Thank travellinjenna
Jason M, Manager at Imba Matombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. I greatly appreciate your comments about aspects of the room that need updating. It is a pleasure to announce that we will be implementing many of... More 

Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Located on the edge of the city is the picturesque Imba Matombo Hotel. Though their drive way may be a bit steep their prices are very reasonable. We arrived early evening and had a hassle free check in. We were shown to our room which was on the top floor. It was clean and tastefully decorated in line with the... More 

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Jason M, Manager at Imba Matombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service and your pleasant experience. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide that quality customer service, that our guests expect. Regards... More 

Dorking
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170 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2013

This hotel is beautiful and in a wonderful setting with stunning views and a superb swimming pool. The staff are friendly and helpful but boy do they need to attend to some issues. For a start it is VERY expensive and for that I expect EVERYTHING to be perfect. The booking was a bit cock eyed but fortunately it was... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perched on a hill on the edge of Harare, this elegant lodge offers supreme comfort, impeccable service and one of the capitals finest restaurants. Imba Matombo is just a short flight from Zimbabwes famous game reserves and the magnificent Victoria Falls. It is also a golfers paradise, offering eight first-class courses within a 40-minute drive. Savour warm African hospitality, superb cuisine and undisturbed calm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Imba Matombo

Address: 3 Albert Glen Close, Harare, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Harare Province > Harare
Price Range: RM938 - RM1,607 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“All the ones we stayed in were nice!”
 of 5 bubbles Clarabel76, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“get the room overlooking the poll”
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“If you are staying for more than one night, ask for a room with a verandah or balcony as these will allow you to enjoy the outdoors with a bit of privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles LloydM509, 4 Jun 2014 | Read review
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