Leopard Rock

Location: Eastern Highlands | Zimbabwe

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

Built on a hillside overlooking the Bvumba Mountains, the pink façade of the Leopard Rock Hotel, a well known tourist establishment and local landmark, is hard to miss: this hotel oozes a French chateau atmosphere and old world charm.
Perfect forThose looking to enjoy the area’s beautiful natural landscapes in a charming, old fashioned hideaway.
In the knowThis hotel gets a royal seal of approval – Leopard Rock was reportedly a favourite haunt of Princess Margaret on her visits to Zimbabwe.

Recommended for...

  • Family-friendly
  • Lodge
  • Luxury Hotel
  • Off the Beaten Track

Hotel Overview


Overlooking the Bvumba Mountains in the Eastern highlands of Zimbabwe.

Rooms at Leopard Rock

Guests are accommodated in 58 luxurious rooms and suites, all exhibiting the old fashioned elegance for which Leopard Rock has become famous.

Food and facilities

Leopard Rock boasts beautifully manicured gardens, a golf course, and distant highland mountain views, and the well-known golf course is a big attraction. Other features include the La Roche Restaurant, the Terrace Restaurant, the Conservatory, Napoleon’s Bar, and the Clubhouse – perfect for light meals.

Activities at Leopard Rock

The surrounding area offers horse riding, long and short hiking trails, Mbiga Falls, Bvumba Botanical Gardens, Mutare Heights and the Leopard Rock Game Reserve is home to a small selection of plains game.

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