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Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were transferred from another hotel in Vic Falls to this Rainbow hotel for a night by our tour organizers (Nomad Tours) and we found that this hotel is bit inferior in standard to the one we initially stayed in. The rooms were not clean and the wash basin water did not empty quickly. I must say the restaurant food...

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Ashland, Oregon
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The rooms are generous, cleaning staff is nice and efficient. An ebullient! greeter shows you around the room and how to operate everything. Some rooms had hair dryers; mine didn't and when I went to the front desk to borrow one they told me I could borrow one for $30. This might have been a joke but I have a...

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rainbow Hotel is an older establishment located in easy walking distance to most attractions in Victoria Falls. Restaurants, shopping, river access and the Falls are easily reached on foot if you don't mind a short walk of no more than about one-half mile. The central business district is an easy walk of about one-quarter mile from the hotel. As...

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you Fruebertt Thank you so much for choosing to stay at the Rainbow Hotel and we hope that you will be staying with us again soon. Regards Guest Relations Manager

Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience! The staff was great and our room was very clean everyday! Location was perfect. I do think the food pricing was a little high, especially breakfast. I would stay there again. Any time we need to make connections with various tour guides they were always there to help. We had a fabulous time in Victoria Falls. I didn't...

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Thank Kellee L
rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you Kellee L Thank you so much for choosing to stay at the Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls and we hope that you will be staying with us again soon. Regards Guest Relations Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful experience, generally friendly staff. Still feel though food pricing too high, $25 for breakfast!!!!!!!!. I paid my accommodation bill on their website but this seems to have presented a few challenges on their side as on my return, i had numerous calls about the bill. In this day and age, I would think they would have this sorted by...

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you Farai J We appreciate your feedback which the hotel has seriously taken note of. All issues raised are being rectified to improve service at the hotel. We hope you will consider staying with us again in the near future. Regards Guest Relations Manager

Lephalale, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I truly enjoyed staying at this hotel during my stay at vic falls. There is a bar in the swimming pool that came in very handy. The barman was most friendly and the overall place had a great feeling, with friendly staff. Most welcomed mosquito nets in the rooms

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you Jansen771111 Thank you for choosing to stay at the Rainbow Hotel and taking your time to give us feedback we so much appreciate. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Guest Relations Manager

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After spending 12 days in the bush doing safari rides two times a day, we were looking forward to being back to 'civilization'. The room was spacious, clean and recently remodeled. However, there was no shower curtain, thus the water went everywhere. The following 2 days, there was no hot water despite allowing it to run for a long time....

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you 859leet We appreciate your valuable feedback regarding your recent stay at the Rainbow Hotel. We have taken note of all the issues highlighted and i am glad to say its all work in progress to avoid recurrence in future. Thank you once again for choosing to stay with us and we look forward to seeing you...

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Will definitely recommend this hotel as we felt welcome and the hotel provided for our needs. The rooms were spacious. The staff listened to each of our requests and and fulfilled them. From providing a me with a flatter pillow to catering for our vegetarian needs. The shuttle to the falls was useful. We had dinner on our first night...

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you Thank you so much for choosing to stay at the Rainbow Hotel and for taking time to give us feedback we so much appreciate. We hope that you will be staying with us again the next time you are in Victoria Falls. Regards Guest Relations Manager

Waiau Pa, null, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank goodness for the air con in the rooms we were in a record heatwave in Africa, 45 degrees Cel, nice place, nice pool quite small but adequate very nice all around good breakfasts, excellent staff God bless them.

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you Kevin N We are always happy to extend our 'Fresh smiles" to you and all our other guests such that your stay with us is an amazing experience! We appreciate your feedback and really look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Regards Guest Relations Manager

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We found the Rainbow Hotel very confortable. Rooms were quite clean with floors shining like mirrors. Showers had plenty of pressure and hot water. Air conditioning was very good. CNN was available in fits and starts. Staff were uniformly friendly and helpful. For example, my shoes needed shining and a request quickly produced a buffing cloth. Another inquiry brought a...

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you Arthur H Thank you for choosing to stay at the Rainbow Hotel and taking your time to give us feedback we so much appreciate. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in our refreshing hotel and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Guest Relations Manager

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A unique property of Moorish architecture conveniently located near town and 2km from the Victoria Falls. The Victoria Falls Rainbow Hotel offers a spectacular view of the rumbling mist, mosi-oa-tunya, meaning "the smoke that thunders". Enjoy a cocktail at the only Swim and Sip bar in town and efficient and friendly service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls

Address: 278 Parkway Drive | Selous Crescent, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range: ₹ 6,351 - ₹ 15,423 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls 3*
Number of rooms: 85
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Also Known As:
Mercure Victoria Falls
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“Be sure to ask for a room that has been renovated.”
Fruebertt, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“We requested room in the outer extension of the hotel away from the pool much quiter and more private”
kevinn390, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the detached building are quieter.”
Jaya99_M, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the ground floor are cool. The cool breezes gives comfort.”
ericmA7556MI, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the southern side queit and all have mosquito nets for your sound peaceful sleep.”
ponisow, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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