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The Nesbitt Castle

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Address: 6 Percy Avenue, Hillside, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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+263 9 282 735
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A castle in 2017?

Nesbitt Castle is a little bit of quirky and a whole lot of nice! Fabulous gardens, great building and very friendly staff. This is a hotel but day visitors are welcome to enjoy... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
365candy
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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here with my wife and daughter of 10 years of age. The exterior of the hotel is very imposing and the main reception rooms match this impression. Unfortunately in every other aspect I felt the hotel fell down for me. I found the staff apathetic and uncommunicative. The major problem was the bedroom which I found filthy. The... More 

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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nesbitt Castle is a little bit of quirky and a whole lot of nice! Fabulous gardens, great building and very friendly staff. This is a hotel but day visitors are welcome to enjoy the garden/restaurant teas and meals. It also makes an original setting for celebrations such as weddings

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Thank 365candy
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

superb. nice tone to it. good for events and family or friends outing.jjjmn dhdggf hgdfdfdf hdggdgdgd dhdgddg

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Thank victorianleya
Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a Xmas lunch and loved the food a experience, old world Africa and fun exploring massive castle!

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Thank Travelmonger31
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31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food does not disappoint. It is not fine dining but the food is well prepared. The garden setting is best as the inside can be a bit suffocating.

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Thank Siphov
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

A beautiful pizza restaurant situated in a awesome set of gardens and a castle.. yes a castle in Bulawayo. Apart from the settings it has a unique atmosphere only by going only then you will appreciate

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Thank Ioakeem K
Himeville, South Africa
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Having spent much time as a kid in the ruins of this place, it was great to see how well it has been restored and is now fully functional. Beautiful gardens nestled in the drought ravaged province. Staff very friendly and happy to show the place off to us. Well done guys

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Thank Kevin_McDonagh
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Great wedding venue,was there for a wedding and all good,grass is ever green and the Staff good at service. Thank you Nesbitt Castle !!!!

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Thank Eugene M
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Great wedding venue on well tendered gardens. Good food, service was a bit disjointed as they served cold food. Staff were very friendly.

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Thank Ncagu
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

The place which has the historic castle as a home. Very quiet place. Good for hosting seminars as well the garden is well looked after you really breath fresh air away from the bustling city

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