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Why we like it
- A member of The Leading Hotels of the World
- An historic 5 star city hotel in the centre of Harare first opened its doors in 1915
- Elegant and opulent with all the modern amenities of a 5 star hotel
- Experienced staff many have worked at Meikles for 40 years and offer the warmest welcome not only to The Meikles but to Zimbabwe
Not to be missed experience the traditional excellence of sumptuous high tea in the Tea Lounge.
Just a short note to thank you for all your efforts in putting together our itinerary for our honeymoon. We had the most utterly fantastic time and we were impressed time and again by the A&K service; all of the transfers happened perfectly and we were looked after from the minute our journey began. We also got a sense that we were staying in places that we would not have found had it not been booked through you. In par
Since 1915, this famous hotel has been renowned for providing a very special brand of service and attention to detail. Consistently voted as one of the best hotels in Africa and Zimbabwe's premier hotel. The Meikles Hotel is conveniently situated in the central business and shopping districts of Harare, overlooking historic Africa Unity Square and the colourful flower gardens. Meikles has 317 beautifully appointed deluxe rooms including luxurious balconied suites, various restaurants offering a wide choice in cuisine; an elegant tea lounge, an "Out of Africa" bar, and numerous facilities including a solar heated rooftop pool with bar and snack service, a gymnasium, a sauna, a hair salon, massage and beauty parlour. Meikles is a landmark in central Harare.
Livingstone (Zambia) or Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) via Johannesburg
12 hrs 15 mins
GMT+ 2 hrs
Required for UK passport holders
The UNIVISA system (which allowed travellers to enter both Zimbabwe and Zambia using a dual visa) is currently suspended. If you’re travelling between Zimbabwe and Zambia (more than one entry either way), you should get a double entry visa for both countries. Both Zimbabwe and Zambia issue double entry visas at ports of entry.
Yellow fever certificate required if travelling from an endemic area
Best time to travel
Apr-Jun when the water levels are at their greatest at Victoria Falls and large herds of animals can be seen in Hwange National Park.
The best time to travel is between April and June, there is little to no rain and the Falls are at their fullest. These are the winter months therefore temperatures will only peak at around 20°C, although days are clear and bright.
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