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Bronte Hotel

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#4 of 13 Hotels in Harare
Certificate of Excellence
02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$276*
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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 February 2017

When I was a little girl, I would walk past the Bronte Hotel, and wish I could go in and explore the gardens. The gardens are still quite beautiful, and the hotel is lovely, but a little past her prime. The staff is exceptional, and the welcome is warm and friendly, in the way that only Hararians can be.

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Famina O, Manager at Bronte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elle Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us, you highlight the beautiful gardens and exceptional staff. We are so glad you finally got the chance to explore the gardens you admired when you were younger and hope you will make us your hotel of choice in Harare on your next visit. Best regards Famina

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The one striking and pleasant feature of the Bronte are the beautiful gardens, and early mornings are filled with melodious bird calls. There is also a nice arrangement of sculptures throughout area. Reception is friendly and the overall feel is a touch colonial. Rooms are comfortable and there are a fair selection of television channels on offer. The breakfast is...

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Famina O, Manager at Bronte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear WP664 Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, we value your feedback and are happy to inform your that we have made improvements to our WiFi network to address connectivity and speed. Please feel free to contact me personally on your next visit if you have any issues in this regard. Regards Famina Omar...

Reviewed 21 January 2017

My rating of this property weighs significantly on my love for the colonial Cape Dutch architecture and garden experience. If you're looking for a plush 5 star hotel experience with contemporary furnishings and high speed WiFi... this is not your hotel and you will find it to be below average. I personally love this hotel and I have stayed here...

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Famina O, Manager at Bronte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ben Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Bronte. We note your concerns regarding WiFi and food quality. The speed and connectivity issues have been addressed and I'm sure internet access will be much better during your next visit. Regarding the quality of food I have passed on your comments to our Chef and...

Reviewed 18 January 2017

I'm not sure why this place gets the reviews it does. I had a very mediocre stay. Pros: The gardens are nice Cons: They tried to check me into a room my colleague had recently vacated because of a broken hot water heater. When protested they gave me a very moldy smelling and dated one (room #1). When I asked...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

After arriving at Harare airport to find our luggage had gone missing and having to drive through the potholed and unlit streets, finding the Bronte was like an oasis in the desert. A beer, dinner and friendly service helped relax our frazzled nerves and a great night's sleep in a comfortable bed left us refreshed and raring to go do...

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Famina O, Manager at Bronte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Justin Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, your feedback is much appreciated. Always good to know our guests value our service and that we've managed to help "relax frazzled nerves"! Trust you managed to fine your missing bags. Regards Famina

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here while in Harare for work and would recommend it to others. Being able to spend the evenings sitting at the tables outside and in the gardens is wonderful; much better than feeling cooped up and stuck inside a hotel room. The food was always delicious, and staff were very helpful. Over the weekend I walked to the...

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Famina O, Director of Sales at Bronte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Wonderlust234 Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at the Bronte. Glad to hear it was a memorable stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to your hotel of choice in Harare. Regards Famina

Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Our Club has met at this venue about six times per year for either lunch or dinner for several years. Chef Hyde never disappoints. Christmas dinner this years was as good as I have had, anywhere. We will continue to meet there.

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Famina O, Director of Sales at Bronte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tony J Always a pleasure to host your Club and to get such positive feedback makes it all worth while. We look forward to seeing this year! Best regards From us all at the Bronte

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

This is an upmarket place and their exquisite recently renovated rooms are in a class of their own. The old side has cheaper but decent accommodation. Gardens are simply awesome for landscape designers, artists and plants enthusiasts. Meeting rooms have relic art paintings which set the mood

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Famina O, Manager at Bronte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John C Thank you for your recent review and recommendation on Trip Advisor, we value your feedback and look forward to your next visit to your hotel of choice in Harare. Regards Famina

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I attended a workshop at Bronte last week and I stayed one night at this gorgeous hotel. The staff are super welcoming and very professional. We felt at home from day 1. Very good wifi and clean, spacious rooms. Beautiful gardens very well maintained which makes this hotel a lovely place to relax after a busy day. The hotel is...

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Famina O, Manager at Bronte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Josorb It's always a pleasure to get feedback from from our conference delegates, thank you for taking the time to review and recommend us on Trip Advisor. Regards Famina

South Africa
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel has had a total makeover. I was last there 3 yrs ago and what a difference. The rooms are total renovated. All new linen , beds, towels . The gardens are still beautiful but the food is out of this world. The staff have not changed and are wonderful.

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Famina O, Manager at Bronte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Frances Thank you for your loyalty to the Bronte, we value your positive feedback and look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Regards Famina

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bronte Hotel is an oasis of tranquility, renowned for its beautiful gardens and collection of fine Shona Sculptures.Centrally located in the Avenues, within walking distance of downtown Harare, The Bronte offers well appointed rooms and executive suites in an idyllic garden setting.Designed for both the business and leisure traveler alike; our amenities include complimentary Wifi, two swimming pools, a fitness centre, a complimentary breakfast buffet, secure on-site parking, and fine dining at Emmanuel’s Restaurant. We are also the ideal Harare conference venue, with three function rooms and two boardrooms available.A leading Harare hotel for over 25 years, we're committed to making sure your stay is peaceful and pleasurable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bronte Hotel

Address: 132 Baines Avenue | Corner 4th & Baines Avenue, Harare, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Harare Province > Harare
Price Range: RM576 - RM881 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bronte Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 102
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“Bring adapter plugs.”
 of 5 bubbles Z4812VEbriang, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose the rooms with garden at backside...a barefoot morning walk on dewy grass is simply awesome & worth experiencing.”
 of 5 bubbles , 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Garden views are most pleasant.”
 of 5 bubbles WP664, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Avoid rooms on the first floor”
 of 5 bubbles joshd777, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“My review is of a meal in one of the function rooms”
 of 5 bubbles TonyJ552, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
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