Boutique Stays East Africa

Kingsmead Guesthouse. Zimbabwe.

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When you travel a great deal whether it’s for business or pleasure, it is always useful to know where those boltholes exist that you can get everything you need for a reasonable price.

Absolute comfort and total convenience; a modern establishment providing luxury accommodation with all the facilities you would expect from a deluxe guesthouse. Kingsmead Guesthouse caters for both business and leisure travellers alike, offering a peaceful atmosphere in which to relax and free high-speed Internet with excellent coverage throughout.


Situated on Kingsmead Road, in the heart of Borrowdale in Harare the Guesthouse comprises of fourteen rooms. All tastefully decorated, benefitting from en-suites bathrooms and access to the verandah and private courtyards.  There are twelve king-size beds, which can be made up into twin beds if necessary, and two of the rooms have queen sized beds. For the best sleep possible, the guesthouse has top quality, extra length beds that are made up with crisp 100% percale linen, seasonal hypo-allergenic duvets, pillows of the guest’s choice, as well as electric blankets for the colder months.

Guests like to know that they will have a good night’s sleep and a great shower or bath. These two elements are the unwritten rule of good hospitality. Understanding this, all of the Kingsmead Guesthouse bathrooms are equipped with high-pressure showers, heated towel rails, luxury bath sheets and select toiletries. Six of the bathrooms also have free-standing baths in them.

Each room comes with a silent mini-bar fridge, flat screen LED TV offering a full DSTV menu of shows, tea and coffee facilities, hair dryers, international power points, ceiling fans and eco wall heaters.

Office facilities are available for those business travellers who need to be connected and over above the great WIFI, there is also access to a telephone, printer and a copier.


Each morning a healthy, continental or full English breakfast can be enjoyed in the dining room or on the verandah overlooking the pool. Evenings can be spent in one of the spacious lounges with a fire place, or at the stylish, contemporary bar which is very well stocked and leads onto the verandah.


Skilfully combining luxurious hospitality with a conscious consideration for the environment, Kingsmead Guesthouse uses environmentally friendly solar panels for water heating and makes use of energy-saving lighting and appliances. Grey water reticulation is used for the garden and during power outages, which are still common throughout Africa, they are completely self-sufficient.


TELEPHONE: +263 242 883 892

ADDRESS: 78 Kingsmead Road, Borrowdale




$165 per room per night single (Breakfast included)

$220 per room per night Double (Breakfast included)

Please Note:

All accounts are subject to a 2% govt tourism levy and 15% VAT.

Rates are subject to change without prior notice and all rates will be confirmed upon reservation.

All credit card transactions attract a 2.5% admin fee. All bank transfer costs are for the account of the client/guest.


A 5% discount is offered on stays longer than 7 nights and a 10% discount on stays 14 nights or more. Please note that this discount is applicable to single stays only.