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Troutbeck Resort
Zimbabwe’s highest peak, Mount Inyangani, provides the stunning backdrop to the Troutbeck Resort, nestled in the Eastern Highlands of the country.

Scenery more akin to the Scottish Highlands than sub-tropical Zimbabwe welcomes guests to this unique part of the country and offers a respite for those wishing to escape the summer heat of the Highveld.
A “country club” ambience prevails in this hotel and its staff perpetuate the feeling with discreet but highly polished African Sun service. The open fire in the hotel foyer has been alight since the opening of the property, 45 years ago, and is the physical embodiment of the warmth of the welcome all guests enjoy.

Troutbeck Resort’s 70 well-appointed rooms are increasingly used by those wishing to combine pleasure with business. Conference facilities, with the Rainbow Trout Suite holding up to 400 people, are complemented by the resort’s own 9-hole golf course and well-stocked lake. As well as golf and trout fishing, a swimming pool, tennis, volleyball and squash courts are there for the holidaymaker or conference-goer to enjoy.

The resort’s capable and willing staff will organise meetings and conferences with their now famous panache can arrange horse-riding, hill climbing and sightseeing trips to World’s View, and even prepare your catch from the lake for consumption at the hotel or the journey home.

The trademark “country club” feel dominates the well-appointed cocktail bar and the spacious Beck’s Restaurant, well known by the locals and visitors alike for its superlative buffets. Its more traditional table menus are at the core of its guest service, as this part of the world with its mountain air produces healthy appetites.

A three-hour drive from Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, is all it takes for guests to enjoy the peace, tranquillity and splendour of the Eastern Highlands. A visit to Troutbeck Resort can be as actively invigorating or as restful as anyone could hope for. Golf clubs, fishing rods and tackle and a zest for the outdoors are the standard kit of many of the resort’s guests.

For others, curling up in the lounge with a good book, occasionally taking in the panoramic view, enjoying home-baked scones with locally-grown tea, is what Troutbeck Resort is all about.
Services & Facilities

Troutbeck Resort has a range of activities and facilities to cater for the whole family.

From the hotel restaurant and terrace where guests can enjoy a casual meal, to the neat bar which is ideal for an informal drink on a frosty evening.

For entertainment the hotel has a range of outdoor activities such as tennis, squash and volleyball. Also on the premises are a set of stables from which guests can indulge in some of the most scenic tours on horseback.

Conferencing facilities are available for groups of up to 250 people. The hotel is also a very popular wedding venue with one of the most memorable atmospheres in which to exchange vows.
  • Restaurant and lounge
  • Bar
  • Conferencing facilities
  • Prearranged Business services
  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis and squash court
  • Volley ball
  • Games room (billiards, darts, table tennis, board games)
  • Children’s playground
  • Shop
  • Laundry service
  • Packed breakfast & lunch
  • Baby sitting services
  • Open and secure parking
  • 9 hole Golf course ( guests advised to bring own clubs)
  • Trout fishing (guest’s are to provide own fishing equipment)

Area Information

  • World’s View and Eagle’s View
  • Nyangombe, Nyamziwa and Mtarazi Falls
  • Inyangani Mountain (the highest mountain in Zimbabwe)
  • Montclair Casino
  • Scenic walks
  • Horse trails
  • Tennis & Squash
  • Volley ball
  • Bowling
  • Horse riding
Rooms

Troutbeck Resort is a picturesque country style hostelry with 73 well styled rooms. The hotel has the unique and welcoming feel of a small establishment that leaves many of its guests feeling perfectly at home from the very beginning of their stay.

The resorts accommodation options range from rooms with king-size, twin and double beds, all of which are classically decked out in the crispest pastel coloured and patterned linen. There is one family unit that accommodates up to five people in two inter-leading rooms.

Disabled guests are allocated easily accessible rooms in the east wing and on days when the clean mountain air is a little frosty our guests need not suffer with wall to wall carpeting, under floor heating as well as additional oil heaters placed in each room.

All rooms on the Lake Wing have private balconies, glass doors and large windows looking out onto striking views of the lake and golf course.

Each room is complimented with:
  • Digital satellite television
  • Air-conditioning
  • Oil heaters
  • Under floor heating
  • Wall to wall carpeting
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bathroom (toilet, shower and bathtub, shaving socket)

Meetings & Events

The conferencing facilities at Troutbeck Resort can cater for a sizable number of guests. Functions of up to 250 guests can be accommodated in the main conference venue while the garden offers a picturesque backdrop for events of up to 350 people.

There are a total of 3 conference rooms each one named after the various types of Trout found in the well stocked lake. The Brown Trout boardroom room with its warm wooden furnishings and large glass doors overlooking the mountainous backdrop of the hotel creates a truly soothing setting in which to work.

All meetings rooms are fully heated and air conditioned.

The following standard equipment and services are available on request:

  • Flip charts
  • Overhead projectors
  • White boards and markers
  • Message boards
  • Portable Television and VCR/DVD
  • Dedicated registration and break away area
  • Tea/coffee and lunch packages

Seating Arrangements

 

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Classroom

U-Shape

Boardroom

Hollow-Square

Dinner

Banquet

Reception

Troutbeck Garden
350 pax

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Rainbow Trout
250 pax

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Brook Trout
80 pax

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Brown Trout
20 pax

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Dining

The restaurant at the Troutbeck resort is called The Beck Restaurant, it can accommodation for 160 people. The terrace is a favourite site for meals surrounded by towering mountains.

Guests can also enjoy tranquil picnics in the garden. The Hare and Hound is a cosy bar where guest can relax away the time.

The warm aroma of burning firewood lingers constantly in the Residence Sun Lounge where guests can spend time reading, chatting or enjoying an afternoon tea.

Restaurants  

Beck Restaurant
This spacious restaurant overlooks the garden and the lake giving it a tranquil feel. It has a plenty of portable high chairs and a dedicated children’s dining area that can accommodates up to 10 people. Serves both buffet and a la carte menus. The maximum seating capacity is 160 people.

Residence Sun Lounge
This is a large casual lounge filled with smart couches and coffee tables. The room is perfect for an afternoon coffee break and the fire place is always well stocked with fire wood for those chilly mountain winters. The residence sun lounge offers a full snack menu and a bar service. The maximum capacity for this lounge is 100 pax.

Bars

Hare & Hound Bar
This is a casual bar with the atmosphere of a modish British countryside manor. Like the rest of the hotel it has wall to wall carpeting as well as a fire place. The maximum seating capacity is 50 pax.

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