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Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel

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Property entrance
Deluxe Double Room | In-room safe, desk, free WiFi, bed sheets
Property amenity
Deluxe Double Room | Bathroom | Combined shower/bathtub, towels

Overview of Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel

Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel

3.0 star property
3-star hotel in Bulawayo with restaurant and bar/lounge
7.4 out of 10 Good
7.4/10 Good

72 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
Josiah Tongogara Street and 10th Avenue, Bulawayo
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Room service
  • Business centre
  • 6 meeting rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker

Room options

About this area

Getting around

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


  • Cattlemans Bulawayo - 5 min walk
  • The Smokehouse - 6 min drive
  • Haefeli's - 6 min walk
  • Cresta Churchill Hotel Bulawayo - 7 min drive
  • Earth Cafe - 14 min walk

About this property

Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel

A great choice for a stay in Bulawayo, Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel features an airport shuttle. You can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or wind down at the end of the day with a drink from the bar/lounge. Fellow travellers say good things about the helpful staff.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 172 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 5:30 AM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

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

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


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast each morning (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)

Working away

  • Business centre
  • 6 meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Multilingual staff


  • Terrace
  • Banquet hall


  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately USD 29 per person
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

The property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray; 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.

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 sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some on-site 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 does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a security system and a first aid kit on site.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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

Frequently asked questions

Does Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you 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 sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
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 (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 on-site restaurant.
What's the area around Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel like?
Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel is a short 8-minute walk from City Hall and 15 minutes' walk from Zimbabwe International Trade Fair.







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Property conditions & facilities




6/10 Good

Hildah, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Quinton, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

5* Duality
Very comfortable and enjoyable stay. Staff always accommodating. Can't fault it. 5* standards
Priscilla, 6-night trip
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6/10 Good

The room was different to that advertised
Else, 1-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

BLESSING, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Adrian Rikki, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location!
Dingilizwe, 3-night trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

8/10 Very good

Clean, functional and very friendly staff and managers.
Judith, 11-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

I loved my stay, my kids loved the hotel.
Sandra, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very organized and efficient service
1-night trip
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