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Harare Province, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I enjoyed my stay at the hotel. Rooms and conference facilities well looked after and the staff is always there to assist.They are very welcoming with heir usual 'refreshing morning, afternoon or evening greeting. I recommend that you consider them for a visit

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RTHGeneralManager, General Manager at Rainbow Towers Hotel, responded to this review

Refreshing day H1330UHpauln We trust you travelled back well to your final destination. It was a pleasure hosting you We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for you valued feedback which we have received via TripAdvisor. We take the feedback we receive from our guests very seriously as it is by this feedback that we manage to...

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very proffessional with a lot of space. Parking space readily available. The food is quite good though i have discovered it depends with the chef. There is a floor tht offers my favourite food. Have stayed both on personal and business

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RTHGeneralManager, General Manager at Rainbow Towers Hotel, responded to this review

Refreshing day Emmaculate We trust you travelled back well to your home. It was a pleasure hosting you while in Harare. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for you valued feedback which we have received via TripAdvisor. We take the feedback we receive from our guests very seriously as it is by this feedback that we...

Lagos State, Nigeria
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Arriving in Harare at about 02:30 in the morning on June 7, 2016, we were taken to Rainbow Towers by our hosts. We were part of the pre-Sanganai/Hlanganani World Tourism Expo tour group one. The hotel was quite impressive on first impressions. I liked my room and the view was okay. The hotel is quite big and the general ambience...

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Refreshing day Omoniyi_David We trust you travelled back well to Lagos State, Nigeria. It was a pleasure hosting you while taking part in the annual Sanganayi/Hlanganani World Tourism Expo this year. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for you valued feedback which we have received via TripAdvisor. We take the feedback we receive from our guests...

The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The people are really friendly and they have a nice garden where you can stroll through but the rooms are just a let down for that price. My room was incredibly hot and the airco did not cool the room down. The first night the wind was wrong so the cool night did not blow in, the second night it...

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Refreshing day Anne16004 We trust you travelled back well to The Netherlands. It was a pleasure hosting you. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for you valued feedback which we have received via TripAdvisor. We take the feedback we receive from our guests very seriously as it is by this feedback that we manage to grow...

Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 24 July 2016

After staying at the Rainbow a year ago I had two returns to the hotel once again in June this year, each for one night. Again was the friendliness of the reception staff, at both check ins and check outs, noteworthy. I was allocated a room at the upper levels of the hotel this time on both occasions and can...

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RTHGeneralManager, General Manager at Rainbow Towers Hotel, responded to this review

Refreshing day Safariafficionado We trust you travelled back well to Kampala, Uganda. It was indeed a pleasure hosting you while you travelled on business as you do each year. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for you valued feedback which we have received via TripAdvisor. We take the feedback we receive from our guests very seriously...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Spent two two nights at the hotel and was pleasantly surprised at how big and clean the rooms are. Incredibly friendly, helpful staff. Great free internet access. Homely food in the restaurants and incredible fruit displays. Overall a great experience. Oh and the Cappuccinos must be the best in Harare.

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Refreshing day Jenny W We trust you travelled back well to Cape Town, South Africa last week. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for you valued feedback which we have received via TripAdvisor. We take the feedback we receive from our guests very seriously as it is by this feedback that we manage to grow and...

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Staff very pleasant and helpful, beds comfortable but rooms slightly dated and require a bit of maintenance and carpets require some cleaning. However can recommend as the service outweighs the negatives.

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Refreshing day Grant V We trust you travelled back well to Cape Town, South Africa, after your business visit to Harare last week. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for you valued feedback which we have received via TripAdvisor. We take the feedback we receive from our guests very seriously as it is by this feedback...

Johannesburg
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is a great, modern hotel with excellent amenities and friendly staff.The problem is it is in the same vicinity as the ruling political party's headquarters, knowing the volatile political situation in that country...It was uncomfortable. After checking in, I soon realized that the hotel is politically affiliated and they entertain a lot of the political elite there. A demonstration...

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RTHGeneralManager, General Manager at Rainbow Towers Hotel, responded to this review

Refreshing day Tumelo2015 We trust you travelled back well to after your visit with us earlier this month. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for you valued feedback which we have received via TripAdvisor. We take the feedback we receive from our guests very seriously as it is by this feedback that we manage to grow...

Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Went to stay there during chris martins visit to zimbabwe. The hotel management and staff are all friendly. Despit the fact that the hotel is outdated lets apreciat the way they are trying to mantain their standards i have seen their renoveted rooms thumbs up guys. Keep up the good work and work hard to be 5* again

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RTHGeneralManager, General Manager at Rainbow Towers Hotel, responded to this review

Refreshing day Djskyea We trust you travelled back well to after your visit with us in April of 2016. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for you valued feedback which we have received via TripAdvisor. We take the feedback we receive from our guests very seriously as it is by this feedback that we manage to...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I like the new modern look in the rooms. The rooms have been refurbished. It is a much improved chic look. I like it. The staff, as usual, always very helpful. The rate is definitely value for money. I have paid more for less in other hotels. The wifi is good and you have the coffee shop in the foyer,...

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Refreshing day Ray25252015 We trust you travelled back well to Johannesburg, South Africa after your visit with us three weeks ago. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for you valued feedback which we have received via TripAdvisor. We take the feedback we receive from our guests very seriously as it is by this feedback that we...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 5-Star Rainbow Towers Hotel and Conference Centre is the premier choice in Harare, Zimbabwe's sunshine capital city, for major business and social events. It is located on the fringe of the vibrant city centre and regally set in spacious landscaped gardens.The 304-room Hotel, formerly Sheraton Harare, opened in 1985 and regularly hosts Heads-of-State and many other VIPs of distinction. The main auditorium holds 4,500 people for a state-of-the-art conference or live show and the whole complex has a plethora of ancillary conference, exhibition and other multi-purpose function rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Towers Hotel

Address: 1 Pennefather Avenue | Samora Machel Avenue West, Harare, Zimbabwe (Formerly Sheraton Harare)
Region: Zimbabwe > Harare Province > Harare
Price Range: RM267 - RM596 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rainbow Towers Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 304
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Rainbow Towers Hotel Harare
Rainbow Hotel Harare
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“Upper rooms offer a good view of the city and surrounding suburbs.”
 of 5 bubbles 118solomonm, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cannot really comment on the rooms as I was not privileged to have the experience.”
 of 5 bubbles LilianD73, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I was on the 6th floor”
 of 5 bubbles josorb, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“best rooms good looking surroundings and close to town”
 of 5 bubbles H1330UHpauln, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Book another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Anne16004, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
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