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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 1 April 2016

Old and basic rooms with no charm, mattresses need replacement. Staff is very friendly and helpful! The real charm of Bongwe should be the pool and bar area, which were not very busy at the time of staying. Although, I believe that during high season,...More

Thank Kristof79
Response from Stacey C, General Manager at Bongwe's Big BushResponded 4 April 2016

Hi Kristof, Thank you for your honest review, as with any business, we simply can not improve if our guests do not tell us where we went wrong or right, so we appreciate your candor. Sorry you did not find our rooms rooms to have...More

Reviewed 22 December 2015

We went to a Halloween party there, got really wasted and decided to stay there for the night. The rooms were really clean and the people there were so nice. I would definitely stay there again given the chance so i recommend Bongwe any day.

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Reviewed 18 January 2015

What a relief to find this accommodation. We had previously stayed elsewhere in Lusaka but had chosen not to return due to our experience, so we arrived at Bongwe hoping we would be able to get a room. The staff were very helpful and friendly...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2014

The rooms at the Bongwe guest house are simple and clean and quiet during the day, a lovely refuge from busy Lusaka. The location is not particularly central, but easily reached by taxi. The staff was really friendly and helpful, whether it dealing with door...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 14 October 2014

The staff at Bongwe's Guest House is extremely friendly and helpful. Me and my girlfriend spent a total of 4 nights in between our different Safaris / trips throughout Sambia and it always felt a bit like coming home. The staff can as well help...More

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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 $20) each way. Our sister company Bongwe Safaris operates from our guest house offering 4 days safaris departing to the Kafue National Park each week. With brother and sister owners Alec and Stacey Cole along with the rest of the senior team Jairos, Claudia and Novias you won't be short of friendly faces as soon as you arrive. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$ 46 - 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$ 46 - US$ 54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Bongwe Barn
Location
Zambia > Lusaka Province > Lusaka
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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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"Ensuite room is really nice if you don't like sharing."
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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..."
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"Away from the bar will get you more ZZZ."
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"if you are concerned about the noise from the bar, perhaps request one of the more quiet rooms."
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