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Cresta Lodge - Harare

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Property entrance
Property entrance
Minibar, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Coffee shop
Coffee shop

Overview of Cresta Lodge - Harare

Cresta Lodge - Harare

3.0 star property
Suburban hotel in Harare with 2 outdoor pools and restaurant
8.2 out of 10 Very good
8.2/10 Very good

122 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
Samora Machell Str, Harare, 00000
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness centre
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Conference centre
  • Business centre
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Harare (HRE-Harare Intl.) - 28 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Chicken inn Msasa - 2 min drive
  • Queen of Hearts - 6 min drive
  • Paula's Place - 2 min drive
  • L'O de vie - 6 min drive
  • Chop Chop - 6 min drive

About this property

Cresta Lodge - Harare

Cresta Lodge - Harare offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 15 per person one-way. Guests can indulge in massages and enjoy local cuisine at Chatters, which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other highlights include 2 outdoor pools, a bar/lounge and a fitness centre. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 171 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until anytime
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (12 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Free on-site motorhome/coach/lorry parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • English breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

What to do

  • Free use of nearby fitness centre
  • Golf lessons nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting room
  • Conference centre


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop


  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Television in common areas
  • Fitness centre
  • 2 outdoor pools


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Grab bar near toilet

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Chatters – This restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately USD 15 for adults and USD 10 for children
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 15 per person (one-way)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards on site.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Cresta Harare
Cresta Lodge
Cresta Lodge Harare
Harare Lodge
Lodge Harare
Cresta Lodge - Harare Hotel
Cresta Lodge - Harare Harare
Cresta Lodge - Harare Hotel Harare

Frequently asked questions

Does Cresta Lodge - Harare offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Cresta Lodge - Harare does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Cresta Lodge - Harare?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Cresta Lodge - Harare?
Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools.
Are pets allowed at Cresta Lodge - Harare?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Cresta Lodge - Harare?
Yes, there's free self parking. Free motorhome/bus/lorry parking is available.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Cresta Lodge - Harare?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 15 per person one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Cresta Lodge - Harare?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
What is there to do at Cresta Lodge - Harare and nearby?
Cresta Lodge - Harare has 2 outdoor pools and a fitness centre, as well as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Cresta Lodge - Harare?
Yes, Chatters offers local cuisine.



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10/10 Exceptional

Tendai, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Tompson, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Check-in desk was chaos and it seemed this led to my check-in not getting fully complete or something as I had a staffer and another guest try to open my room door at 11pm at night and wake me up as I had bolted the door. Then as I was trying to get back to sleep, the front desk called me to confirm who was in the room as they clearly had no idea. That plus a loud dance party that went on until 10:30pm ensured there wasn't a restful nights sleep. The lack of proper check-in also explained why my wifi login with my room details wouldn't work. Security on the rooms felt a bit sub-par. The balcony door lock was not the best and seemed loose. The room door at least had a bolt (which worked as I discovered). The restaurant staff were nice but then we had issues trying to pay as they didn't want to take some of the US dollar bills that our party had claiming they couldn't accept those serial numbers or something. This is utterly baffling as the bills were valid US dollars and even on researching the Bank of Zimbabwe has an issued statement saying businesses shouldn't be refusing certain bills because they're too old or whatever. This ended up in lots of chaos trying to pay our bill when the card machine wouldn't work in the restaurant area as the signal from the front desk (where the router is) was not strong enough. Overall, wouldn't really recommend unless you lacked other places to stay in Harare.
Amy, 1-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Arnold, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Tsungie, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Arnold, 2-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Carole, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Arnold, 2-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Willias, 3-night trip
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6/10 Good

Building was under maintenence. Guest ahould have been informed of this prior to their booking. Staff was friendly. Convenient location.
Keith, 2-night business trip
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