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Bongwe's Big Bush

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609 Zambezi Road Roma, Lusaka 10100 Zambia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Great service and staff, friendly atmosphere, very accommodating, awesome Friday night music, great food, highly recommended to anyone for popping in for drinks or needing somewhere to stay in Lusaka.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank ShonaHarrison
Response from Claudia M, General Manager at Bongwe's Big BushResponded 30 July 2018

Thanks Shona!

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

The staff were very welcoming, friendly and saw everything I saw at Chobe for which I payed double... Couldn't have asked for a nicer guide Malambo... Very informative and friendly. Would do again for*the worth for the money... Well recommended!!

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Jane C
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We just came here for some drinks. The outdoor space is really nice, the bartenders were friendly, and the place had a really good vibe. And they have live music on weekends. A great place to hang out in Lusaka!

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank tsibanas
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I love this place. It has been a very welcome retreat whilst working here in Lusaka. I have often had the pool to myself. The environment is an oasis. Very reasonable and good Zambian food for lunch. The gardens are pretty and the staff are...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank domiediedo T
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This is probably no definitely the best pub in Lusaka I’ve came across, it’s in a quiet outback setting behind a shopping mall, where it scores high is it’s the only place I’ve had a drink in Lusaka that actually feels like a proper pub...More

Date of stay: September 2017
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About
Description
Bongwe's Big Bush Bar and Guest House is fantastic affordable home-away-from-home. Whether you are in town for business, pleasure or just passing through, our centrally located guest house is a great place to More catch up with old friends or create new ones. We have two room types which are either en-suite or standard rooms with a shared bathroom. The rates include a basic self service continental breakfast, housekeeping, laundry, free wifi and secure parking. There is a lovely little restaurant in house serving hearty pub grub will serve you well if you don't feel like going out to eat. But we can also recommend a number of good places around town to eat if you do. Guests have use of a nice clean swimming pool, a free pool table and wifi. As well as being a guest house we have a lively members bar on site and this can be a little loud over a weekend. As it is members only everyone is very friendly and it is a safe environment for both solo and group travelers. It is also a great place to meet locals and like minded people experience a little piece of Lusaka night life. We are close to the two main shopping malls, Arcades and Manda HIll (2 & 4kms respectively) and our new location is now right next to a small little mall called Foxdale Court. In this little spot you will find a couple of restaurants and a delicious ice cream shop. We're a 2 minute walk to a bus stop, but we'd prefer you use taxis as the minibuses can be a little crazy. We're 20 mins from the airport and can arrange an airport transfer for you at k200 (approx $20) each way. Our sister company Bongwe Safaris operates from our guest house offering 4 days safaris departing to the Kafue National Park each week. With brother and sister owners Alec and Stacey Cole along with the rest of the senior team Jairos, Claudia and Novias you won't be short of friendly faces as soon as you arrive. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$ 48 - US$ 54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Bongwe Barn
Location
Zambia > Lusaka Province > Lusaka
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$ 48 - US$ 54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Bongwe Barn
Location
Zambia > Lusaka Province > Lusaka
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Dining (2)
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Questions & Answers
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VernonSmith
11 December 2016|
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Response from Claudia M | Property representative |
Hi Vernon! We can certainly accommodate you. If you go to our website you will see my direct email address and I'll respond accordingly. Thanks and speak shortly Stacey
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steve-nise
1 June 2015|
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Response from Claudia M | Property representative |
Hi Steve. We would love to have you can could accommodate you all in one large room with an ensuite bathroom or also in two rooms if you prefer? We also advise all guests staying on a Friday that it can be louder on this... More
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Sightsee310825
11 September 2014|
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Response from BONGWESAFARISZAMBIA | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for your message. Our rooms are either $55 for a standard double with shared bathroom or $75 for one with an ensuite. Our rates include a basic self service continental breakfast, laundry... More
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Room Tips
"Ensuite room is really nice if you don't like sharing."
riyadtibi
29 Oct 2016
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"Friday nights can be busy and loud at the bar as there is often live music, the rest of the time it is very..."
EtienneXplore
4 Oct 2016
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"Away from the bar will get you more ZZZ."
AlecN_13
31 Jul 2014
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"if you are concerned about the noise from the bar, perhaps request one of the more quiet rooms."
sooolucky
8 Jul 2013
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