Chimanimani Accommodation

Accommodation in Chimanimani
Please note the rates quoted below were correct at the time they were added. Please confirm rates on the individual websites.

Heaven Lodge
Close to the village with spectacular view of the Chimanimani mountains.
Alternative budget accommodation with camping, dormitory, private double rooms and an en-suite, self catering cottage. Popular with business travellers, backpackers and overlanders. Offers meals on request and has a wood fired pizza oven which can be fired up for larger groups – so enquire in advance or when booking.

Camping – US$5 per night per person
Dormitory room – US$10 per night per person
Private double room (shared bathroom) – sleeps 2 – US$25 per night per room
Private double room (en-suite) – sleeps 2 – US$50 per night per room
Cottage (ensuite) – sleeps 4 – US$60 per night per cottage

Tel: +263 (0) 26-2701, Mob:+263 (0) 775 904 679, Mob:+263 (0)772 752 752,

Visit the Heaven Lodge website for more information on Chimanimani accommodation and bookings.

Frog & Fern
Comfortable, fully-equipped self-catering stone-and-thatch chalets with big fireplaces and plenty of space. Set among msasa trees; small campground. Horse riding – guests only.

2016 rates for cottages are US$35pppn Self Catering or $45pp B&B. Children Under 12yrs are US$20pppn and $25pppn respectively. These rates are based on a minimum of two persons sharing a cottage.

Should you wish a cottage to yourself the minimum rates apply as follows: $45 per night, MZANJE COTTAGE:  $50 per night,  MSASA COTTAGE and $120 per night for MIOMBO cottage. MIOMBO sleeps up to six people and the minimum charge for that cottage is $120 per night (one, two or three pax).

Tel. 077 592 0440, email:

Visit The Frog and Fern website for more information and bookings.

The Farmhouse & Penny’s Palace
Comfortable rooms in an authentic old farmhouse, or a cosy private cottage on small working farm near the village. Hens, cows, geese, sheep, etc. Popular with families. Self-catering. Horse and donkey rides.
Tel. 077 210 1283, email:

Camping: $10 per person per night (using the house facilities)
Bed (bring your own bedding): $15 ppp night
Bed (bedding and towel provided): $20 ppp night
Whole house (bring your own bedding): $75 per night
Whole house (bedding and towels provided): $100 per night

Visit The Farmhouse website for more information and bookings.

Chimanimani Hala Hotel
Standard hotel rooms, swimming pool, central, basic catering.
Tel. 077 347 6110, 077 148 6555, 026 2270

Kweza Cottage
Double storey thatched cottage in indigenous gardens overlooking a lush green valley. Self-catering.
Tel. 077 210 1283

Lowe’s Guesthouse
Budget accommodation, rooms, self-catering, close to village.
Tel. 077 343 9774

Munn’s Guesthouse
Newly renovated fully equipped self-catering house with 2 double rooms, DSTV, mountain views.
Tel. 077 324 3418 owner or 077 797 7773 caretaker.

Pork Pie Guesthouse
Named after Porkpie mountain (the eland sanctuary). Fully equipped house, comfortable rooms.
Tel. 077 524 0989, 077 639 2804

The National Parks office (CMNP) 077 865 9897 handles camping bookings and fees for: Base Camp (starting point for mountain hikes) the Mountain Hut (top of Bailey’s folly hike), Bridal Veil Falls (near village) and Corner Campsite (north 20 kms by road). Camping also at various lodges see above.

Prices displayed were correct when posted – please confirm rates on the individual websites.

Telephonic Note:
If dialling from within Zimbabwe 026 is the Chimanimani STD Code. If calling from outside Zimbabwe dial country code 263 then 26 followed by the telephone number.

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