We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Montclair Casino Hotel

Juliasdale, Zimbabwe
Montclair Casino Hotel
Write a Review

10 reviews from our community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    0
    1
    4
    4
    1
See reviews for
1
3
Solo
0
4
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (5)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (10)
  • Mar-May only
    (0)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (3)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (2)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (5)
All months
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The hotel has so much potential but is failing to capitalise on its scenery and provide a lively atmosphere. Navigation through the hotel is tricky and finding your way needs great assistance. The Casino offers more games than other hotels in the district. Its for the quiet folk!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Mutare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Montclair Casino Hotel, Juliasdale, Zimbabwe is the place to be this festive season. The chilly weather coupled with the resort mountainous scenery views of Nyanga will make your holiday a moment to always remember in your life. Nature at it best

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Level Contributor
73 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The gardens, swimming pool and exterior are well kept and the rose garden courtyard still there. The interior desperately needs to be repainted. Interior furnishings need to be renewed. We had lunch and it was an average buffet. This hotel has been taken over by the Hala group. (Twinned with the Chimanimani Arms.) Hopefully they will inject much needed funds... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Being my first time to stay in this hotel, I should say that it is not all that bad (from the reviews I read). From the outside it looks like a very well maintained hotel, good green grounds(went there in the middle of the dry season), welcoming reception staff as well as the front gate fella with his hala Montclair... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

Montclair Hotel is dire need of investment in refurbishment and repackaging. There has been no improvement in outlook, food nor service. I slept over one night for a conference and the food was woeful, stale if not tasteless. The dining was dingy with poor lighting and staff almost clueless in serving clients. I am glad my family decided not to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers are raving about these Juliasdale hotels

Harare-Zimbabwe
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

My family last came to this hotel for dinner about 15 years ago and then it was breathtaking. We were shocked when we booked in for our 2012 family holiday! The hotel is run down, there was no water in the rooms! A borehole pump breakdown, we were told.One had to call the reception for them to bring water in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Airborne
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

We stayed here quite by accident, having arrived late from Harare and not wanting to drive the half hour to Troutbeck (where we moved in to morning). However sleeping in the car would have been a better option than Montclair. As this is mostly a conference venue, the staff is quite rude and not welcoming to a passer by. The... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Victoria Falls, null, Zimbabwe
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

if one is out there to appreciate the concept around eco-tourism then monte claire is a starting point.The scenic view is to die for what with the lovely weather conditions.Its true the place had lost just a bit of its touch but l assure you its coming up well.Given a chance the place will retrieve its 4 star grading in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Level Contributor
16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

We were very surprised to hear this hotel was given 4 stars! Despite beautiful views from the front, the hotel is very run down and lacks any atmosphere. The staff serving in the dinner hall were friendly and attentive but the set menu was expensive and the food was disappointing. At a lower price overall, this would be a good... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Geneva, Switzerland
Level Contributor
36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2011

I have stayed in several hotels in Zimbabwe over the last three years. I am therefore not comparing this place to European or North American hotels, but to other hotels in Zimbabwe. First of all, the place sells itself as a four stars hotel, compared to other hotels, it is not more than 2. I heard it used to be... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

9 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (9)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (8)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Juliasdale
0.0 mi away
Elephant Hills Resort
Elephant Hills Resort
#9 of 12 in Victoria Falls
4.0 of 5 stars 336 reviews
0.0 mi away
Meikles Hotel
Meikles Hotel
#2 of 13 in Harare
4.0 of 5 stars 277 reviews
0.0 mi away
African Sun Amber Hotel Mutare
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.0 mi away
Caribbea Bay Hotel & Casino Resort
0.0 mi away
A'Zambezi River Lodge
A'Zambezi River Lodge
#8 of 12 in Victoria Falls
4.0 of 5 stars 450 reviews
0.0 mi away
Troutbeck Resort
Troutbeck Resort
#2 of 4 in Nyanga
4.0 of 5 stars 65 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities