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Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls

AMOMAUS$83*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Will definitely recommend this hotel as we felt welcome and the hotel provided for our needs. The rooms were spacious. The staff listened to each of our requests and and fulfilled them. From providing a me with a flatter pillow to catering for our vegetarian needs. The shuttle to the falls was useful. We had dinner on our first night...

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you Thank you so much for choosing to stay at the Rainbow Hotel and for taking time to give us feedback we so much appreciate. We hope that you will be staying with us again the next time you are in Victoria Falls. Regards Guest Relations Manager

Waiau Pa, null, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thank goodness for the air con in the rooms we were in a record heatwave in Africa, 45 degrees Cel, nice place, nice pool quite small but adequate very nice all around good breakfasts, excellent staff God bless them.

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you Kevin N We are always happy to extend our 'Fresh smiles" to you and all our other guests such that your stay with us is an amazing experience! We appreciate your feedback and really look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Regards Guest Relations Manager

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the Rainbow Hotel very confortable. Rooms were quite clean with floors shining like mirrors. Showers had plenty of pressure and hot water. Air conditioning was very good. CNN was available in fits and starts. Staff were uniformly friendly and helpful. For example, my shoes needed shining and a request quickly produced a buffing cloth. Another inquiry brought a...

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you Arthur H Thank you for choosing to stay at the Rainbow Hotel and taking your time to give us feedback we so much appreciate. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in our refreshing hotel and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Guest Relations Manager

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights at this hotel in March17 as part of my Nomad adventure tour package. Very helpful staff. Hotel is a short distance from handicraft market as well restaurants and supermarket. Nice pool but we never got to enjoy it due to the shopping and other activities that we took part in.

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you Jaya99_M Thank you so much for taking your time to review us and choosing to stay at the Rainbow Hotel. We hope that you will be staying with us again soon. Regards Guest Relations Manager

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My stay at the Victoria Falls Rainbow wa s a memorable one. The staff were very friendly always. The staff are willing to assist guests to make their stay comfortable. I liked the good weather during ny stay as it was not hot. The place was cool for bussiness.

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

A refreshing day to you ericmA7556MI Many thanks for your feedback as we await for another chance to welcome you back at the Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls. Regards Guest Relations Manager

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is great, always smiling, always helpful. The food was good, I got to try impala and crocodile for dinner my first night, there's a bonus. The bed was comfortable, except for the pillows which where way too puffed up and wouldn't shape themselves at all so my head was really high up and uncomfortable. I ended up not...

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you Bakoyma We appreciate your valuable feedback regarding your recent stay at the Rainbow Hotel. We have taken note of all the issues highlighted as we rely on guest feedback to determine both the positive and negative aspects of our hotel and to improve wherever possible. We are attending to the issues raised to avoid recurrence in...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Room condition was good. But the staff attitude was so bad like amateur. We had dinner here, one staff was confused of our menu. In addition, T-bone steak which I ordered was very bad. Don't eat meals here.

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you We appreciate your feedback which the hotel has seriously taken note of. All issues raised are being rectified to improve service at the hotel. We hope you will consider staying and dining with us again in future. Regards Guest Relations Manager

Mutare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Charming hotel with architectural designed building which gives that rich, expensive princess feel especially as you move around the gardens. Talk of the scenetic view on top of the hotel roof, as you view the illuminated water sprays of the majestic Victoria Falls at night. God's wonder fully revealed at night. Transport next to nothing just within the hotel there...

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

A refreshing day to you Poniso W Many thanks for your feedback as we await for another chance to welcome you back at the Victoria Falls Rainbow Hotel. Regards Guest Relations Manager

Reviewed 22 February 2017

The hotel is old but the rooms are big and the bathroom have been updated, we had to change rooms as the balcony door couldn't be locked and being on the ground floor was a worry, our new room even had a fridge. Staff were very friendly and they service the rooms every day. Restaurant food was disappointing so we...

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you Frank A Thank you for taking your time to give us your most valued feedback. We have taken note of the issue highlighted which we are looking into. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Regards Guest Relations Manager

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We have a really terrible experience in this hotel. We book two rooms trought a booking platform, and even though they had charged us the money at the time of the booking, when we arrived there they told us they did bot have a room for us, and they wanted to send us to another hotel several kilometers away from...

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Refreshing day to you alarconpareja We appreciate your valuable feedback regarding your experience with us, we have taken note as we rely on guest feedback to determine both the positive and negative aspects of our hotel and to improve wherever possible. We are attending to the issues raised to avoid recurrence. Thank you so much for choosing to stay at...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A unique property of Moorish architecture conveniently located near town and 2km from the Victoria Falls. The Victoria Falls Rainbow Hotel offers a spectacular view of the rumbling mist, mosi-oa-tunya, meaning "the smoke that thunders". Enjoy a cocktail at the only Swim and Sip bar in town and efficient and friendly service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls

Address: 278 Parkway Drive | Selous Crescent, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range: $138 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls 3*
Number of rooms: 85
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Mercure Victoria Falls
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“We requested room in the outer extension of the hotel away from the pool much quiter and more private”
kevinn390, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the detached building are quieter.”
Jaya99_M, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the ground floor are cool. The cool breezes gives comfort.”
ericmA7556MI, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the southern side queit and all have mosquito nets for your sound peaceful sleep.”
ponisow, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a fridge”
sony1955, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
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