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Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   278 Parkway Drive | Selous Crescent, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Ranked #12 of 12 Hotels in Victoria Falls
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
LDB65 London, United Kingdom
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  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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178 reviews 178 reviews
69 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is well located for an easy walk to the Victoria Falls entrance, the town for shops and tour agencies offering the various activities, other hotels and restaurants. Staff were helpful, the room a decent size and missing only a room safe, nice gardens and pool area, free wi-fi which worked in my room as well as the lobby... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed there last week. Nice enough place and staff friendly BUT my expedia booked stay included breakfast. they needed my to prove it, very unprofessional and I wasted over an hour and a quarter trying to use their slow computer and internet finding my confirmation booking with breakfast. In my opinion it is their damn fault... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A good hotel with good service and rooms. I was impressed by the prompt responses by hotel staff to our requests. The hotel is very close to the town centre and hence very accessible. The outdoor dinner with the singing/dancing group was unique and very entertaining.

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

A refreshing day to you Collin M 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 in our refreshing hotel and we look forward to seeing you soon. Regards The Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls Team More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Vic Falls. I would offer some variety for breakfast - every morning there were the same food items. The flies were terrible and I would suggest to put out some citronella candles - seems like no one really cared or checked up on the food to see if everything was still ok. We had... More

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

A refreshing day to you Ronnel V Thank you for taking the time to write down your comments regarding your recent stay at Rainbow Hotel. We rely on GUEST feedback to determine both the positive and negative aspects of our hotel and to improve wherever possible. We are delighted to receive your compliments and have taken note of your comments... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rainbow is a confusing mix of good and bad points in hotel service.On the good side the rooms are fine, the gardens pleasant,the pool very good and the food very nice.On the other side however is the lack of loungers by the pool which prompts a dash each time someone leaves their chair,the inability of the staff to carry... More

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

A refreshing day to you Alan H We appreciate your valuable feedback regarding your recent stay at the Victoria Falls Rainbow Hotel. We have taken note of all the issues highlighted as we rely on guest feedback to determine both the positive and negative aspects of our hotel and to improve wherever possible. Thank you so much for choosing to... More

Sydney
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a Three Star Hotel. It is about a kilometre walking distance from the small township of Victoria Falls. The Hotel is run down but the enthusiasm, the genuine welcoming smiles of the Personnel and their willingness to be always helpful enabled us to have three relaxing days as we had just completed a very exciting trip with Nomad... More

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Vlissingen, Zeeland, Netherlands
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here but know for sure that the hotel is not what you expect for that price. Room was oke, shower was broken, so it was not nice to shower. Swimming pool was very nice and good temperature. We had breakfast, but for the price it's again not good enough, we've got much better. When you are there at... More

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Shell Cove, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My wife and I had a terrible experience at this hotel on our recent trip to Africa. After paying AU$594.00 for a room for two nights, we were put into, at best, a 2-star rating room. Air conditioner was unbelievably noisy. When we approached reception to request a change of room, we were told no others were available and that... More

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Limassol, Cyprus
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Although by all means this is not a great hotel, it is a very decent option considering the other options in the area. VF is generally very expensive. The better hotel options are much more expensive, and the less expensive options are much worse in quality and service. Therefore, this qualifies as a decent 3 star hotel. Bed is good... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed our short stay, friendly staff, close to town, We loved every bit of this place. Walking distance to the falls. Without doubt will recommend to a friend.............................................

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Address: 278 Parkway Drive | Selous Crescent, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Location: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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