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Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel

3-star hotel in Bulawayo with restaurant and bar/lounge

  • Free WiFi and free parking

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Josiah Tongogara Street and 10th Avenue, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
7.4.Good.
  • In a country where everything seems to be going down, the customer service standards at…

    Feb. 6, 2020

  • A very comfortable hotel, located in a very nice part of Bulawayo. Handy and nice…

    Oct. 2, 2018

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 24 hours gap period enforced between guest stays
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Airport transfer
  • Bathtub
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 172 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Business center
  • Airport shuttle

For families

  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker

What’s around

  • City Hall - 8 min walk
  • Bulawayo National Gallery of Zimbabwe - 13 min walk
  • Centenary Park - 14 min walk
  • Zimbabwe International Trade Fair - 15 min walk
  • Queens Sports Club - 19 min walk
  • Bulawayo Railway Museum - 27 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Twin Room
  • Deluxe Double Room

Location

Josiah Tongogara Street and 10th Avenue, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
  • City Hall - 8 min walk
  • Bulawayo National Gallery of Zimbabwe - 13 min walk
  • Centenary Park - 14 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • City Hall - 8 min walk
  • Bulawayo National Gallery of Zimbabwe - 13 min walk
  • Centenary Park - 14 min walk
  • Zimbabwe International Trade Fair - 15 min walk
  • Queens Sports Club - 19 min walk
  • Bulawayo Railway Museum - 27 min walk
  • Barbourfields Stadium - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Mpilo Central Hospital, Bulawayo - 3.1 mi / 4.9 km
  • The Nesbitt Castle - 3.4 mi / 5.4 km
  • National University of Science and Technology - 3.9 mi / 6.2 km
  • Khami Ruins National Monument - 15.2 mi / 24.4 km

Getting around

  • Bulawayo (BUQ-Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Intl.) - 22 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 172 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-5:30 AM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination

Be entertained

  • TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Small print

Also known as

  • Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel
  • Bulawayo Rainbow
  • Rainbow Bulawayo
  • Rainbow Bulawayo Hotel
  • Rainbow Hotel Bulawayo
  • Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel Hotel
  • Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel Bulawayo
  • Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel Hotel Bulawayo

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 29 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Red Cafe (5-min walk), Haefeli's Restaurant (6-min walk), and Cape to Cairo (6-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
7.4.Good.
  • 8.0.Very good

    Comfortable

    SIBONGILE, 3 night trip, Jun. 17, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Rainbow

    It was a good experience

    Russel, 1 night trip, May 28, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Comfortable Stay

    Overall good stay, just need to look at their geyser - cold shower on a winters morning is not pleasant.

    Henry, 3 night business trip, May 22, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    My Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel Experience

    It’s a great place to stay in Bulawayo. Located close to the CBD and you have easy access to anything you would need in town. Staff is friendly and always willing to help. If you can live without electronics like me just make sure you have a universal adapter with you because the sockets/outlet is the three squares, well in my room it was and the is no USB outlet points for charging.

    Coretta, 3 night trip, Apr. 12, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    This place is alright, I have stayed here on quite a few occasions. The staff are lovely, the rooms I have stayed in clean, no complaints there. Minor improvements will enhance the experience: consistent hot water supply, tends to be around in the mornings but some afternoons & evenings there is none. Also suggest there is a maintenance check when rooms are being cleaned...phone wasn't working, some lights where not working (plenty of other lighting in the room though) also there was a draft through closed balcony door. For the time of the year these things were not an issue for me, just things to note. Lastly please add fruits fo the breakfast menu.

    3 night family trip, Mar. 21, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    Friendly staff, clean rooms, peaceful. I have been to this place before, seems certain times of the day there is no hot water, this is a recurring theme for us.

    Munya, 2 night romance trip, Dec. 20, 2020

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  • 6.0.Good

    Room fine but eat out

    Stay was ok food very expensive but of a poor standard

    Clive, 1 night trip, Dec. 2, 2020

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  • 2.0.Poor

    My reservation was messed up and had to pay cash upfront for me to get into my room while they were trying to rectify the problem. Couldnt sleep because of mosquitos.Terrible

    Ze, 1 night romance trip, Oct. 21, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    ok

    HANS, 2 night trip, Dec. 8, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Very central. Right in the middle of the city center. Profeccional staff, nice comfortable rooms. Very safe.

    5 night trip, Oct. 9, 2019

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