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1 room, 2 adults

Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel

3-star3 stars
Josiah Tongogara Street and 10th Avenue, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

3-star hotel in Bulawayo with restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • Stay was ok food very expensive but of a poor standard Dec 2, 2020
  • My reservation was messed up and had to pay cash upfront for me to get into my room while…Oct 21, 2020

Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel

More Info: 6823 2342

from S$228
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Twin Room
  • Deluxe Double Room

What’s around Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel


  • 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

Getting around

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

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 172 rooms


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

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Zimbabwe may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.
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

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle*


  • Free onsite self parking

Payment types at the property

* 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 center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Terrace
  • 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
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel’s small print

Also known as

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


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.

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

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 for Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel

  • Does Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    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.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel?
    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 requires staff to wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel?
    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).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel?
    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).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available.

Recent reviews

Good 7.4 From 34 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
In a country where everything seems to be going down, the customer service standards at this hotel is impeccable. Thank you staff for all your care. God bless you
Zindi, au3 night family trip
Very good 8.0
HANS, gb2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Very central. Right in the middle of the city center. Profeccional staff, nice comfortable rooms. Very safe.
gb5 night trip
Good 6.0
Under renovation and a lot of things not in standard at the moment , hopefully it will improve
us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Tanyaradzwa Govani was amazing he demonstrated exceptional hospitality, was very efficient in his role , warm and very welcoming. He made our stay great, he was very attentive to our needs and that of others, very good interpersonal skills were possessed by this future leader !!!
Sukoluhle, gb5 night family trip
Poor 2.0
Very noisy at night, bad night. Bathroom doors wood flakes. Shower not great,
gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Newly refurbished but there’s still a lot work to be done. Parking is a problem.
us3 night family trip
Good 6.0
Avoid if you are a foreigner
The staff was either friendly or moody depending on the day. The hotel is not really catering to foreign travellers but more for local people. Bar staff likes to overcharge foreigners. Overall I would say avoid this place if u don't wanna end up frustrated.
Sandra, gb15 night trip
Very good 8.0
Was pleasantly surprised with the comfort, cleanliness and excellent customer service. Was expecting a not-so-great experience based on what people were telling me.
us1 night business trip
Very good 8.0
The property was clean. I found the dining room small and stuffy.
us2 night romance trip

Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel