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Lion & Elephant Motel

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed at the Lion and Elephant for one night. Very personal, welcoming reception. All staff very friendly and helpful. A table was set for our evening meal and the food was all prepared fresh to order and the steak was cooked to request. Good...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Still perfectly acceptable accommodation for a weary traveller to spend the night. This is a no-frills stop over, with basic but clean accommodation. While one can appreciate that it is difficult times in Zimbabwe, I feel there needs to be a bit more attention paid...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Once you've struggled through the chaos of Beit Bridge overnighting at this lovely lodge and having a T-bone steak washed down with a bottle of cold Zambezi is bliss. The Lion has seen better days let's be frank. But that largely due to the fact...More

Thank Alain C
Reviewed 4 September 2017

A little down at heel, worn in parts but with an warm ambiance, this was a truly wonderful start to our Zimbabwe road safari. This was a trip down memory lane to rekindle our childhood and later experiences of many happy nights spent at Lion...More

2  Thank Michael A
Response from Chris L, Owner at Lion & Elephant MotelResponded 1 November 2017

Thanks for your kind words Michael....... we have owned the L&E for 34 years....these last few have been the hardest..... but like so many other Zimbo's..... we have to survive. Please tell your friends that intend coming to Zim., that the Zimbabwe Tourist Authority, who...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

OK, if your Merc is getting a bit dusty, or your DKNY's are getting too creased, PLEASE DONT STOP HERE! This is for travellers want who get through the border, and find a safe and spotless and comfortable place to overnight, without a detour. Right...More

1  Thank Maputojane
Response from Chris L, Owner at Lion & Elephant MotelResponded 1 November 2017

Dear Maputojane, So pleasing to hear some one talk of their happy experiences of travel between RSA and Zim. We thank you for your kind words and look forward to your next visit..... we are still holding the fort..... 24 hours a day. Kind regards...More

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"ANything facing the Bubi Riverbed is so pretty."
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"Favourite rooms would have to be those along the river."
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