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Rainbow Towers Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

This hotel is pretty much the flagship hotel in Harare but seems to be stuck in the 80s. The place needs to be updated in particular the rooms and bathrooms. Shower was pretty poor, really tight with shower door not sliding properly and the shower had an annoying drip. Bed was comfy though. Lift was a particular problem every morning...

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RTHGeneralManager, General Manager at Rainbow Towers Hotel, responded to this review

Refreshing day Lion183 We trust you travelled back well to London, United Kingdom after your visit with us. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your valued feedback which we have received via TripAdvisor. We take the feedback we receive from our guests very seriously as it is by this feedback that we manage to grow...

Texas
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I checked in a room that had dirty linen - when I complained, management tried to down play it. The quality of service was so appalling. This was not my first time to utilize this hotel - I had my wedding, and my first daughter's 16th birthday in 1992 and 1996 respectively in this hotel - the quality of care...

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RTHGeneralManager, General Manager at Rainbow Towers Hotel, responded to this review

Refreshing day Fthole We trust you travelled back well to Texas after your vacation visit with us in April 2016. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your valued feedback which we have received via TripAdvisor. We take the feedback we receive from our guests very seriously as it is by this feedback that we manage...

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Had a workshop for 2 days at this hotel. There were just too many workshops going on at the same time such that at tea breaks it would create some sort of confusion. But the staff would kindly advise the delegates of their tables from they were having their tea breaks. The lunch served on both days was delicious and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

I was disappointed as my stay at Rainbow Towers was not 5 star. From the concierge to reception the staff was not welcoming. The concierge on arrival did not utter a word and neither did they offer to help with the luggage. (They offered though on departure) At check in I expected my booking to be within the hotel system...

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Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The suites in this hotel are just amazing, your own VIP lounge where you can have a peaceful breakfast, meeting or even just gaze across the views of life happening in Harare. The staff on this level are attentive, being a local celebrity even had a bottle of MOET on ice with fruit and a note waiting for me in...

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Thank CarlNcube
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The stand of the hotel do not match the hotel star rating. For a 5 star hotel we expect a lot more better. The facilities need to be spruced up. The shower cubical is too small and one can hardly turn around. The staff is very cheerful and the group has set good standards for customer care. keep it up.

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Thank EnockMan
Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Needed to catch up with a friend after work and like most times I was avoiding a noisy place with too many people yet close to the CBD. It definitely was quiet, not too many people and the food was definitely better than I expected. I`d planned to have a hot drink and a snack and have dinner later at...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Front of house and cleaning staff are absolutely superb. The rooms are just slightly knackered but all in all not too bad. Please retrain your staff to refrain from saying 'refreshing day to you' or whatever it is they say...a simple good morning/afternoon/evening will suffice...the former greeting sounds incredibly odd!

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Chinhoyi
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Attended the hectic conference but did not enjoy the stay there as before. It was a busy week and the hotel wanted to maximise on profits, surely this didnt give a good picture. Despite the hectic program had to look for somewhere else to get food

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Tulare, California
Reviewed 4 December 2015

The Rainbow Towers, is in a good location but the standard of accommodation is average. The rooms are being updated so if you get a renovated room then the experience changes. The first time we stayed there on our recent vacation we got a renovated room and our experience was good. Our next two visits on the same trip we...

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Amenities

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 5-Star Rainbow Towers Hotel and Conference Centre is the premier choice in Harare, Zimbabwe's sunshine capital city, for major business and social events. It is located on the fringe of the vibrant city centre and regally set in spacious landscaped gardens.The 304-room Hotel, formerly Sheraton Harare, opened in 1985 and regularly hosts Heads-of-State and many other VIPs of distinction. The main auditorium holds 4,500 people for a state-of-the-art conference or live show and the whole complex has a plethora of ancillary conference, exhibition and other multi-purpose function rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Towers Hotel

Address: 1 Pennefather Avenue | Samora Machel Avenue West, Harare, Zimbabwe (Formerly Sheraton Harare)
Region: Zimbabwe > Harare Province > Harare
Price Range: $129 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rainbow Towers Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 304
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Rainbow Hotel Harare
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“Upper rooms offer a good view of the city and surrounding suburbs.”
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“Cannot really comment on the rooms as I was not privileged to have the experience.”
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