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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel has known better days and needs some upgrading but generally it is good value for money provided you are not paying the full price. Spacious rooms and clean with modern A/C but bathrooms urgently need an upgrade. Staff is very friendly and helpful but not always efficient. Small but pleasant pool with bar but no towels. Location is... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent four nights at Rainbow. Check in process was quick and we receive an welcome drink. We booked a room for 3 both got only a double bed. After complaining, they said they would put a mattress on the floor without any net protection. After complaining a lot and a lot of time spent, they decided to place a bed... More 

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Florence, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are quite nice and spacious but the bathrooms definitely need to be redone. Clean sheets but very lousy towels. On the positive side there is a very nice pool and the staff are super friendly.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I stayed here for 2 nights in early September and were pleasantly surprised by the size and layout of the hotel. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were fairly large, very clean and comfortable. Although the hotel is not in the town centre, it is only a short 10 min walk from main shopping... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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... More 

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Mannheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center 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
Location: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range: $101 - $221 (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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