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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I came to this beautiful hotel two weeks ago.The stay was excellent.the rooms were fresh.the staff was lively.much credit goes to the front office staff in particular the ladies at the Call Center Cheryl and Fadzi as they were always vibrant and "refreshingly" responsive.Food in the dinning was fresh and staff was always ready to assist..The Hall Porters were helpful...

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BRHManagement, General Manager at Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you, Terry 1287 Thank you for giving us a perfect rating on your review. I’m sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. We definitely look forward to hosting you for your wedding and guarantee you of making it a memorable event. Please do not hesitate to call...

somalia
Reviewed 29 October 2016

"...Driving at night through the Park Route from Livingstone to Bulawayo, and finding a Hotel at 0100 hrs, that welcomes you without prior booking, ready to give you room service, and a hot bath instantly!... I must say my partner and I were abit skeptical at first because we had not checked out the premises through trip advisor so we...

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BRHManagement, General Manager at Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel, responded to this review

A refreshing day to you The trotter222 Thank you for the review. I appreciate the positive feedback about our hotel. I’m also glad you found our location very convenient. We take pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can. If you are travelling to our area any time soon, please do not hesitate to book with...

Harare
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped over Bulawayo, from Botswana & we were very tired & hungry . Positives: 1. Welcoming & helpful staff. 2. Good room service. 3. Dinner placed by order is nice. Negatives: 1. Buffet had no variety, so we chose room service. 2. Expensive breakfast-$25/person!! 3. One towel in a double room! 4. The hotel has great potential but needs...

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BRHManagement, General Manager at Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel, responded to this review

A refreshing day to you Melody M Thank you for the review. I take note of all your concerns and am pleased to inform you that we have a variety of delightful menus for our guest’s selection. These are made to suite different budgets. We are also continuously developing our hotel in order to continue to stay abreast with international...

Victoria Falls
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have been a guest in this hotel on numerous occasions and the last time was the week i spent at the hotel in September. I always choose this hotel for its location and access to the central business district and the numerous eateries in its vicinity The staff and management are generally friendly especially the lady at the alfresco...

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BRHManagement, General Manager at Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel, responded to this review

A refreshing day to you, Gee 66 Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. I am very happy to hear that our staff made you feel so much at home. This is one of the things we try to maintain in our hotel. Please note that your concerns have been taken up with the appropriate sections. We look forward...

Masvingo, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I stayed at the hotel for 4 nights and 4 days, I was conducting a training program at the hotel facilty. That means I stayed at the hotel and also worked from the hotel for 3 days. The hotel room was great, I stayed in a mini suite with a separate lounge from the bedroom. It had two LCD tvs,...

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BRHManagement, General Manager at Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel, responded to this review

A refreshing day to you 451lzk. Thank you very much for the review. I am happy that our staff measured upto your good expectations and that you overally enjoyed your stay with us. I note with concern the issues you have raised and I am pleased to let you know that our Housekeeping and Food and Beverages departments have since...

Reviewed 9 October 2016

Clean, comfortable all around. Food pricing needs review especially for local tourism. They have various promotions going and i happen to take advantage of the Stay 2 get 1 or something like that. Enjoyed my stay generally, although can get noisy from the night club down in the basement is you are on that side of the street.

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BRHManagement, General Manager at Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel, responded to this review

A refreshing day to you, Farai J Thank you for taking your time to review our hotel. We are glad you managed to utilise one of our promotions and that you enjoyed your stay. The hotel takes note of your concerns to do with our food pricing and would like to inform you that we have a variety of menus...

Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Overall a nice venue, although the staff could be much much friendlier. There is quite a palpable sense of disinterest and almost irritation on their behalf however. The facilities are functional, although they won't blow you away. Spacious, decent culinary variety. The location is a double edged sword. It's in the middle of the city, which means you have convenient...

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BRHManagement, General Manager at Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel, responded to this review

A refreshing day to you Tonderai. Thank you very much for reviewing our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us. We are glad you have brought to our attention your view on areas in which we need to improve. Our people management team continues to coach our service teams to uphold our service excellence thrust. Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel thrives...

Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 25 July 2016

On arrival was the hotel fully booked and as a result I was upgraded to a suite which was most welcome needless to say and for which I did thank the front office once I had realised what they had done. I stayed at the Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel a year ago and the hallmark of it, the friendliness of the...

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BRHManagement, General Manager at Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel, responded to this review

A refreshing day to you Safariafficionado. Thank you for staying with us again. We appreciate your loyalty and your continued trust in our hotel and our staff. Rest assured that we will do everything it takes to make us deserving of your loyalty. All your areas of concern to do with our product are indeed an important aspect of our...

Lagos State, Nigeria
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We stayed here while in Bulawayo, the city of Kings and Queens, attending the Sanganai/Hlanganani World Tourism Expo. I must say I found the hotel convenient and food was good. The staff were friendly and the ambience was okay. Getting around town was easy and smooth. Unfortunately, the hotel has no swimming pool. Although I learnt later on that a...

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BRHManagement, General Manager at Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel, responded to this review

A refreshing day to you Mr David Omonyi. Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our hotel to other travelers. I'm sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering for your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to hosting you when your travels lead you to Bulawayo next. Sincerely Fungai M.

Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Had a business trip and am now staying for one more night loved the food and the service beyond good safe parking very quiet side of town love it... Will defnatly pay another visit when next im in the city of Queens

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BRHManagement, General Manager at Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel, responded to this review

A refreshing day to you, Z Deoted Thank you for choosing our hotel, and for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the food and service and that you decided to spend another night. Our hotel aims to provide refreshing guest experiences, and we are thrilled that we were able to...

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel

Address: 10th Avenue And Josiah Tongogara | Box 1876, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Bulawayo Province > Bulawayo
Price Range: ₹ 7,897 - ₹ 18,993 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 172
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“Rooms facing the hospital are much quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles thetrotter222, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request a room away from the gym or night club over looking, request courtyard or Ascot facing room as they are much quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Gee66, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors have got less noise from the night clubs in the vicinity of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 451lzk, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Higher up and away from the lift area, that ensures a quiet room.”
 of 5 bubbles Safariafficionado, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Sixth floor if you want some alone time and room 228 has a balcony and nice 2King sized beds.”
 of 5 bubbles 78tawandaz, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
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