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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I booked this hotel last minute and was skeptical because some of the reviews weren't the best. I went there with not very high expectations. I was wonderfully surprised! All the staff are friendly, courteous and smile and greet you. The food was delicious ! Location is ideal. The hotel is a short walk to town and also in walking...

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you RuMoyo Thank you for choosing to stay at the Rainbow Hotel and taking your time to give us feedback we so much appreciate. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us as we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Looking forward to seeing you soon. Regards Guest Relations Manager

Mannheim, Germany
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights and did not expect much but this was a full hotel with nice pool and even a pool bar. Reception staff was so-so but otherwise all was good. Breakfast, I had to ask for muesli on both mornings but got it (the rest was not very veg friendly). Town is close by and the...

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you Matilda F Thank you for choosing to stay at the Rainbow Hotel and taking your time to give us feedback we so much appreciate. We are glad that we exceeded your expectations in our refreshing hotel and we look forward to seeing you soon. Regards Guest Relations Manager

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

My cousin and I stayed at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls for 3 nights. We were warmly greeted and our room was ready when we arrived. We were shown to our room, which was through the pleasant pool and garden area. The room was a comfortable size and had an extra chair and side table. The balcony was at ground level...

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed recently at the end of our nomad tour and enjoyed so much we extended another night! Your bar staff member Kerry was the highlight of our stay! He was very friendly and knowledgable and a pleasure to be served by! Thanks so much for making our stay so pleasant Kerry!

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Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stayed 2 nights. The room had a small balcony, but little in the way of interest outside to look at. Reasonable sized room, neither large nor small. We slept well, the room was quiet. The hotel was only 5 minutes walk from the main street through Victoria Falls to the falls, it took about 15-20 minutes to walk to...

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

By arriving you first get a welcome drink by the friendly staff. The rooms were very clean and good. The pool is awesome including the perfect pool bar. Absolutey the right thing ro relax before or after a safari ;)

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UK
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stayed in two different rooms (two occasions). The rooms are fine and comfortable. They have mosquito nets around the beds (although one room had holes in the nets which defeats the purpose). The service is excellent. Our rooms had balconies which was lovely. They were quiet (our rooms are separate from the main building - very short walk). On...

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you UkBleep Thank you for taking time to give us valuable feedback. We appreciate your comments and management is working on the highlighted issue of the mosquito net and cold food. We look forward to hosting you in the future. Guest Relations Manager

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The hotel has nice rooms, service minded staff and good breakfast. A good place to sleep well and you are flexible to walk the quite short distance to the city centre and also to the falls. A good place to stay in Victoria Falls.

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you Rune H We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for your most valuable feedback and we look forward to welcoming you in the near future. Regards Guest Relations Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2016

From the moment you step inside the wonders await you....not! You are allocated a room you will be taken to the room to find it dirty, old, and less than comfortable! Then you check the safe and it is locked shut so you go down to reception to find out that supposedly none of the safes in the hotel work,...

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you 655erikap Thank you for taking time to give us valuable feedback. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the inconveniences you suffered during your stay. We assure you that all the matters you have raised are being looked into by management. We would like to thank you for highlighting these concerns, It is through feedback from guests...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This was an excellent option for our family of five. The rooms are fairly roomy and comfortable, but nothing special. There is a nice pool with swim-up bar. We enjoyed the breakfast with tasty made to order omelettes. Both the city center and the falls are within walking distance.

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rainbowhotelvicfalls, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls, responded to this review

Refreshing day to you PHR67 Thank you for taking time to review us on Trip Advisor, we value your feedback and support. Looking forward to seeing you soon. Regards Guest Relations Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A unique property of Moorish architecture conveniently located near town and 2km from the Victoria Falls. The Victoria Falls Rainbow Hotel offers a spectacular view of the rumbling mist, mosi-oa-tunya, meaning "the smoke that thunders". Enjoy a cocktail at the only Swim and Sip bar in town and efficient and friendly service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls

Address: 278 Parkway Drive | Selous Crescent, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range: RM457 - RM1,006 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls 3*
Number of rooms: 85
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Also Known As:
Mercure Victoria Falls
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“Try a newer hotel.”
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“Evening entertainment can be noisy for those earlier sleepers, if bedroom facing the patio & swimming pool.”
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“We were away from the main pool area and that was quite nice”
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“All rooms seemed equal as hotel surrounded by pleasant garden”
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