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    Rainbow Towers Hotel

    1 Pennefather Avenue | Samora Machel Avenue West, Harare, Zimbabwe
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    Overview
    • Excellent12%
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    • Average41%
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    • Terrible9%
    Travellers talk about
    “vip lounge” (2 reviews)
    “coffee shop” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We only chose this hotel because on booking.com it said it had 5 stars and we wanted/hoped to have a good place to stay in Harare on our way to Hwange National Park. This hotel is terrible, it should not have 1 star, let alone...More

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    Response from RTH General Man... T, General Manager at Rainbow Towers HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Refreshing day, hank you for sharing your feedback regarding your recent stay at our Hotel and for having chosen to stay with us. Your feedback is much appreciated. We also thank you for your compliments regarding our staff whom you describe as “friendly and welcoming”....More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I stayed for three nights. Everything was good however some furniture looked a bit old. The breakfast was nice, so was the wifi in my room. The visa payment machines are tricky, I tried to pay with my card but the machine issued a disapproval,...More

    Thank Amr F
    Response from RTH General Man... T, General Manager at Rainbow Towers HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Refreshing day, The team at Rainbow Towers would like to thank you for staying with us and for sharing your experiences during this particular stay. We have taken note of the challenges you encountered with our Visa machines and have since engaged our service providers...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I had stayed in this hotel 17 years ago and had visited a few times since. Stayed again this time and was unimpressed. The guards at the gate were fast asleep when we arrived. My kids found that funny. The lobby is still very nice...More

    Thank VezNkomo
    Response from RTH General Man... T, General Manager at Rainbow Towers HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Refreshing day, Thank you for staying with us and for your loyalty and support over the past 17 years. I would also like to thank you for your feedback which we have taken serious note of, rest assured that appropriate corrective action will be implemented...More

    Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

    I most certainly do not like this hotel, most especially the interior. It's very old fashioned & some of the rooms have gaps in the ceiling which makes it very creepy. They do however have rooms that are renovated but it's very disappointing to sleep...More

    Thank Nompumelelo R
    Response from RTH General Man... T, General Manager at Rainbow Towers HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Refreshing day, On behalf of Rainbow Towers Hotel, I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your much valued feedback which directs positively in our efforts to better meet your needs. I am happy that you are aware that...More

    Reviewed 27 June 2017

    I hadn't stayed here for years but was booked in by my office in Harare. The doormen & reception staff were very welcoming but sadly that's where it stopped. My room was on the 12th floor and throughout my 4 night stay I think only...More

    Thank 271hiltont
    Response from RTH General Man... T, General Manager at Rainbow Towers HotelResponded 30 June 2017

    Refreshing day to you! Thank you for taking time to review our Hotel and for choosing to stay with us. Your feedback, which we have taken serious note of, will go a long way in assisting us in our continual improvement endeavors. We apologise for...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Tennis Court
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    • Price range
    • US$92 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 304
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