Leopard Rock Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLeopard Rock Hotel Mutare
We've been at Leopard Rock on Oct'10, it was dark in the night and we arrived without a reservation. We really thought it would be vacant but in fact it was almost fully booked. We had luck to find a room. The hotel is luxurious and keeps the shape of its start after a refurbishing few years early, it was a great experience. At the gate the security guy gave us a salute! This place has a history... fairly isolated in a green Zimbabwe's area, the room were comfortable, the service was perfect although the dinner could have more options in the menu, but it doesn't bothered us. Because the economical embargo our credit cards didn't work there so we had to pay in cash what surprised us because the hotel is a little pricey, but it worth.
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