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Meikles Hotel

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Corner Third Street & J Moyo Ave | P O Box 594, Harare, Zimbabwe
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The look is stunning and the reception was amazing. Staff very courteous and amazing at check-inn. However very disappointed by the breakfast... they served cold eggs and the the food did not look apertizing at all. The shower-over-the-bath leaked water onto the floor and that is not how a five star hotel should be like.

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MeiklesManagement, General Manager at Meikles Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Pretoria. Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for rating our staff as "amazing" - we highly value that accolade and our happy, smiling people are indeed our most powerful asset always so widely acknowledged by guests from all over the world. My apologies for your disappointment at breakfast; we are actually working very hard... More 

Europe
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82 reviews 82 reviews
44 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very important to know that when arriving at customs make sure you have the correct money for your visa, I use American dollars and it cost 55 USA dollars, I gave the 4 star ranking officer a 50 and a 20 bill and he said I've no change you have to wait for a guest arriving with dollars, considering I... More 

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MeiklesManagement, General Manager at Meikles Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, stpj in Europe, for your kind words regarding Meikles and your rating of our hotel as "the best in Harare." I'm delighted that in our revered 100-year-old establishment you felt safe, comfortable and professionally catered for. I must express my disappointment of the ordeals you seemed to suffer outside of our hotel but, of course, they are out... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended breakfast meeting in the Mirabelle room on 27 March 2015, fantastic venue for a meeting of up to 100 people. Timeless service from the Miekles team and the free wifii was an added bonus. Will definitely consider location for any function. The food was of a good standard and worth the amount paid.

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MeiklesManagement, General Manager at Meikles Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Thani for your glowing review of our superb Mirabelle Room where you enjoyed a classic breakfast with a large group.You are correct; this is a light, bright and cheerful room for functions that will lift the spirits, including meetings. For many years Meikles has earned its spurs as the premier meeting place in Harare and we have a... More 

Wilrijk, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i have been in Meikles 5/6 times for business,i like it and they do everything they can to help you.my compliments to Mr Jealous from the front desk!! the rooms are more then big enough. i also enjoyed the conversation in the explorer bar with locals and guests. they listen to your remarks/complaints and try to improve them.

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MeiklesManagement, General Manager at Meikles Hotel, responded to this review

We love your headline Wilrijk! As a nation we are so very proud that we have just about the happiest and friendliest people on earth and this is always the main thread of reviews on Trip Advisor when mentioning our Meikles staff. Yes, the Explorer Bar is a very convivial meeting place with wonderful ambiance and I am delighted you... More 

Amman, Jordan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here many times for business. I quite like this place. It is not perfect. But the whole staff is genuinely interested to know what can be done to make your stay better, and then do what's needed. The food is not tha greatest, but I would advise you to try th bookmaker in a baguette at the explorers.

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MeiklesManagement, General Manager at Meikles Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you in Amman for your five-star review of your latest of several stays at Meikles Hotel Harare. I am delighted that you always choose to return and that we meet your expectations. The word "awesome" will catch a few eyes of those browsing for hotels in Harare and we thank you, too, for complimenting our "genuine staff" - such... More 

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

generous size rooms, grand breakfast hall, rooftop pool, good service and central location all make for a great stay. Reception desk staff particularly poor!! Not only did they not know, they did not know that they did not know......situation rescued by a very competent head of reservations.

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MeiklesManagement, General Manager at Meikles Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you in Tunbridge Wells for succinctly listing the several positives from your stay at Meikles Hotel Harare. You emphasised our location, right at the heart of our beautiful city, and overall rated your stay as "great." My apologies for any aggravation caused at reception and we have re-visited this area for a quick quality check, though we do invest... More 

Mountain View, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I did not stay here but had a business dinner here one evening while in Harare. The hotel itself felt like a scene out of an old movie, but the service was great. Guest bathrooms close to the restaurant on the 2nd floor looked a bit worn, but the staff was super attentive and dinner selection was a nice mix... More 

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MeiklesManagement, General Manager at Meikles Hotel, responded to this review

It is a real pleasure to know that we had a distinguished guest from California for dinner and thank you for the glowing review. Luxury and elegant style have been our hallmark for precisely 100 years and the beautiful fresh red roses in real-silver bowls are one of the finer details for which Meikles is famous. Tinashe Munjoma (General Manager). More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I have stayed at the Meikles Hotel on a number of occasions. Each visit has been good, and this last one was excellent. The rooms have had a bit of a makeover, the staff are very friendly and helpful. The Wifi service is surprisingly good and is free of charge. Overall this is a hotel, which despite the obvious and... More 

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MeiklesManagement, General Manager at Meikles Hotel, responded to this review

As an experienced contributor your Trip Advisor tribute to the "classy service" at Meikles Hotel is greatly appreciated Derek. The "makeover" you refer to was actually completed in late 2013 at a cost of US$9m in order to modernize Meikles without losing its elegance from a bygone era. Year after year the Association of Zimbabwe Travel Agents (AZTA) has voted... More 

Johannesburg
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I have recently stayed at Meikles Hotel in Harare twice whilst visiting on business. What a pleasure it has been to experience this old hotel. From the moment I was collected by hotel staff to the time of departure the service was courteous and excellent. I even had one of the best steaks I have ever enjoyed at the restaurant... More 

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MeiklesManagement, General Manager at Meikles Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, Tatenda, Alan for your enthusiastic endorsement of your two stays at Meikles Hotel Harare. As you allude to by your five-star rating our location in the heart of the city is supreme for business travelers. Not only are most Government and international organisations within walking distance, or a very short drive, but the revitalzed North Wing rooms have... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Having spent a significant amount of time at the hotel, I can confirm that the service of the staff in very good. The team is of good demeanour and always ready to serve you with a smile. The hotel itself is 100 years old this year and it shows. The furniture, while quaint, is old and well worn in. It... More 

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MeiklesManagement, General Manager at Meikles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sanjeev, I am aghast that you suffered such a highly unusual issue and I can only apologise. As you will have noted Meikles is kept spotlessly clean at all times and that includes a very strict and monitored regimen in our kitchen. However, I should like to illuminate you on the general state of our famous hotel which you... More 

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