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10 Best Hotels in Kariba

Caribbea Bay Resort
3 out of 5
425 Impala Drive, Kariba
The price is AU$383 per night
1.72 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (10 reviews)

"Had issues at check in, hotel struggled to find the booking and payment confirmation. Issues with your systems coordinating? Other issue, only serving instant coffee is a no no! 🙈"…"

Reviewed on 26 May 2019

Caribbea Bay Resort
Tamarind Lodge
2 out of 5
784 Baobab Ridge, Kariba, Mashonaland West
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1.32 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (3 reviews)

"Comfortable accommodation with helpful staff. The cottages are particularly nice. Absence of working onsite generator a problem if municipal electricity is not available. I would certainly stay there again."…"

Reviewed on 15 Aug. 2019

Tamarind Lodge
Hornbill Lodge
3 out of 5
797 MICA POINT, Kariba
The price is AU$406 per night
5.43 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Tranquility on Lake Kariba

"A delightful lodge overlooking the lake, warm Zimbabwean hospitality, beautiful views and interesting walks to the dam wall and beach. The staff went way beyond to make my stay a memorable experience, thank you, Sher!"…"

Reviewed on 16 Jul. 2018

Hornbill Lodge
Warthogs Bush Camp
3 out of 5
1371 Powerlines Rd, Nyamhunga, Kariba, Mashonaland West
The price is AU$29 per night
2.15 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (9 reviews)
You need to visit Warthogs

"What a fabulous experience. Lovely setting and great food. An opportunity to get right up close to nature"…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct. 2019

Warthogs Bush Camp
Kariba Safari Lodge
Mica Point, Kariba
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5.44 km from city centre
Kariba Safari Lodge
Zimre Lodge and Houseboats
3 out of 5
811 Camphill, Kariba
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5.63 km from city centre
Zimre Lodge and Houseboats
Cutty Sark Hotel
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1.07 km from city centre
Cutty Sark Hotel
Luna Lodge
2.5 out of 5
3390 Nyamhunga Drive, Kariba
The price is AU$73 per night
4.34 km from city centre
3/5 (2 reviews)
Great value

"Very helpful staff, rooms well cleaned and maintained, pool a bonus in the very hot weather."…"

Reviewed on 25 Dec. 2019

Luna Lodge
Sunset Gardens Lakeside resort
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6.01 km from city centre
Sunset Gardens Lakeside resort
Changa Safari Camp
3.5 out of 5
Lake Kariba, Matusadona National Park
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28.41 km from city centre
Changa Safari Camp
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Visiting Kariba

Visitors can enjoy all that Kariba has to offer including the lakeside setting, seafood restaurants, and local tours. In Kariba, there are 3 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Kariba

A favorite place to visit in the city is Lake Kariba. Additionally, you'll find Kariba Dam and Siavonga Market in the area.

As you plan your holiday retreat in Kariba, you can select from the below list of hotels and lodging choices within 5 miles of the central area.

  • Caribbea Bay Resort is 1.1 mi from the city's heart. This 3-star resort in Kariba features a casino, free breakfast, and a restaurant.
  • Zimre Lodge and Houseboats is located within 3.5 mi of the city center. This 3-star lodge in Kariba features an outdoor pool, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk.

Dressing for Kariba

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 80°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 62°F
  • From April to June, the average is 80°F during the day and 50°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 90°F during the day and 63°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Kariba is 1.30 inches
  • October and September are usually the hottest months averaging 87°F, while July and June are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 51°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Kariba?
Based on our traveller data, Caribbea Bay Resort is one of the top choices for your stay. This 3-star resort offers 2 outdoor pools and 2 bars. Other good choices for your stay include Tamarind Lodge and Warthogs Bush Camp.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kariba, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get top deals in Kariba.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday to Kariba?
Caribbea Bay Resort is a top 3-star resort on Expedia for families, and features 2 outdoor pools and a restaurant. Zimre Lodge and Houseboats is another good choice for your family trip. Also, attractions in the area such as Kaliolio Crocodile Farm are fun for the whole family.
What is staying in Kariba like?
Visitors can enjoy all that Kariba has to offer, including the lakeside setting, seafood restaurants and local tours. In Kariba, there are 9 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Kariba?
Places to visit in the wider area include Kariba Dam, Kaliolio Crocodile Farm and Siavonga Market.
What's the seasonal weather in Kariba?
The hottest months are usually October and September, with an average temperature of 24°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 18°C. Average annual rainfall for Kariba is 811 mm.

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