Lodge at the Ancient City • Masvingo



Situated amidst the remarkable landscape, resembling the architectural style of Great Zimbabwe, the Lodge at the Ancient City stands as an exceptional hotel. Its distinctive design embraces a granite outcrop, harmoniously blending with the natural elements such as trees and boulders through the use of dry stonewalling and magnificent thatch structures.

With a total of 19 rooms, the Lodge offers a variety of accommodations to suit different preferences. Fifteen lodges feature superior double beds, while four family rooms accommodate up to four individuals. Each lodge boasts en suite facilities with showers or baths, providing a unique and regal experience reminiscent of the legendary royal dwellings of Africa. The rooms are thoughtfully furnished, exuding a warm and inviting ambiance.

Additionally, the Lodge at the Ancient City presents several amenities to enhance guests’ stay. A swimming pool invites relaxation. The stone and thatch lounge stands as an impressive gathering place for visitors to unwind and socialise.

Moreover, the Lodge offers the opportunity for guests to explore the historical treasures of Zimbabwe with the guidance of knowledgeable historical guides. Detailed trips through the ancient capital can be arranged, providing a deeper understanding of its rich heritage. For those seeking outdoor adventures, various activities are available, including boat cruises, game drives, and walks in the enchanting surroundings of Lake Mutirikwi, the recreational park, and adjacent tribal areas. Wildlife enthusiasts can also arrange trips to observe captivating local fauna, such as white rhinoceros, hippopotamus, crocodile, and a diverse range of antelope and bird species.

Conveniently located, the Lodge at the Ancient City is a mere 30-minute drive from Masvingo Airport, ensuring easy accessibility for travellers.

Room Types

  • Standard Suite
  • Family Suite
  • Executive Suite


  • Pool
  • Bar
  • Wifi
  • Parking
  • Baths
  • Laundry Service


  • Game Drives
  • Game Viewing
  • Game Walks
  • Boat Cruises

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