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    Rainbow Towers Hotel

    1 Pennefather Avenue | Samora Machel Avenue West, Harare, Zimbabwe
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    Savings alert: 18% below average rate
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$ 164
          US$ 91
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          Overview
          • Excellent13%
          • Very good29%
          • Average38%
          • Poor9%
          • Terrible8%
          Travellers talk about
          “vip lounge” (2 reviews)
          “coffee shop” (7 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Buffet
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Fitness centre
          Concierge
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
          Tennis Court
          Babysitting
          4.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 26 April 2016

          Traveled there to attend a Pan-African meeting in December of 2015. While I was lucky enough to stay at a different hotel, a number of colleagues were ejected from their rooms due to the arrival of a delegation of Chinese diplomats - so much for...More

          Thank GrantCJ
          Response from RTHGeneralManager, General Manager at Rainbow Towers Hotel

          Refreshing day GrantCJ We trust you travelled back well to Miami, after your visit with us during the Pan-African Conference. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your valued feedback which we have received via TripAdvisor. We take the feedback we...More

          Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

          This hotel is pretty much the flagship hotel in Harare but seems to be stuck in the 80s. The place needs to be updated in particular the rooms and bathrooms. Shower was pretty poor, really tight with shower door not sliding properly and the shower...More

          Thank Lion183
          Response from RTHGeneralManager, General Manager at Rainbow Towers Hotel

          Refreshing day Lion183 We trust you travelled back well to London, United Kingdom after your visit with us. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your valued feedback which we have received via TripAdvisor. We take the feedback we receive from...More

          Reviewed 20 April 2016

          I checked in a room that had dirty linen - when I complained, management tried to down play it. The quality of service was so appalling. This was not my first time to utilize this hotel - I had my wedding, and my first daughter's...More

          Thank fthole
          Response from RTHGeneralManager, General Manager at Rainbow Towers Hotel

          Refreshing day Fthole We trust you travelled back well to Texas after your vacation visit with us in April 2016. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your valued feedback which we have received via TripAdvisor. We take the feedback we...More

          Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

          Had a workshop for 2 days at this hotel. There were just too many workshops going on at the same time such that at tea breaks it would create some sort of confusion. But the staff would kindly advise the delegates of their tables from...More

          Thank TarceyM
          Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

          I was disappointed as my stay at Rainbow Towers was not 5 star. From the concierge to reception the staff was not welcoming. The concierge on arrival did not utter a word and neither did they offer to help with the luggage. (They offered though...More

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free Internet
          • Free Parking
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Conference Facilities
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Babysitting
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Tennis Court
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 92 - US$ 159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 304
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          • Location
          • Zimbabwe >
          • Harare Province >
          • Harare
          • Also Known As
          • Rainbow Towers Hotel Harare ,
          • Rainbow Hotel Harare
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          "Any room on from seventh floor is excellent."
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          "You can ask for room with good view but its not guaranteed"
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