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Sondela Guest House

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Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights, 12 people, kids included ... we had lovely breakfasts & even had a wonderful dinner prepared for us. And you can even have all your washing done!! It was the perfect place for a large family to hang out while in Bulawayo. Spacious, relaxing, swimming pool, games room, reading room, huge garden.. And great... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all the house is beautiful right when you open the gate . The crew was nice and very friendly . The rooms were big and very clean and cozy the only problem was that there was no wall between the bathroom so we didnt have much privacy. But the most beautiful thing was the garden, it was huge!... More 

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Thank Shlomi U
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Beautiful building, great breakfasts, warm and friendly host, gorgeous grounds, and walking distance to city center. In the cool of winter, the sun room is a pleasure. And there's a swimming pool for warmer weather. Even his dog Buddy is a great host--quiet, well behaved and loves to snuggle. I'll be coming back in October and March and I'm definitely... More 

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Orkanger, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

This is an old, nice big House. Almost like a castle. We stayed in the red room. Even it was not planned the people in the kitchen could make dinner for us. And it was a nice dinner. The owner was sitting together with us in the evening telling us about the history of the House. Nice evening!! PS: they... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

As a regular traveler to Bulawayo I decided to give Sondela a go after hearing good reviews. A very rewarding decision. The rooms are spacious, the staff friendly and the location ideal for my business requirements. A pleasant experience which I'm sure I'll repeat.

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Brighton, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Look no further for a congenial home from home or rather, how you would like home to be. It's a gracious house in Suburbs with a glorious garden and a swimming pool. The accommodation is magnificent and the welcome from Rodney and Prudence is warm. There are all sorts of thoughtful touches like a hot water bottle in your bed... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This is a lovely place to stay when in Bulawayo. We arrived hot and tired after a long journey and were shown to a lovely big air conditioned room and an honesty bar with cold beers. It's a marvellous big old house and there are loads of places to relax in the lounge, bar, terrace, etc. The home cooked meals... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

First time in Zimbabwe on a work trip and from the moment I arrived at Sondela it felt like home! Rod and Prudence were the perfect hosts. My luggage hadn't arrived with me but I was offered t-shirts and help before my luggage finally showed up! We travelled away for a few nights and came back to Sondela, again, it... More 

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Thank rachyh
Warwickshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights and peoples helpfulness went way beyond what is normal. They were great. Rooms are huge, clean and comfortable. Mine had an integral bathroom divided off by Rush screens. Shower needed to run a while before there was hot water but then great. Lovely big bed. WiFi was fine. Evening meals home cooking at its best. Beautiful... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Owner and manager of Sondela made us feel very much at home on our stopover going from East to West Zim. The building itself is a private one, with quite some years since last refurbishment and low water pressure on the shower... but all in all it is ok. It really feels like you are staying at a friends' home.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sondela Guest House is a beautiful family home that is owner run and strives to deliver the very best Zimbabwean hospitality. Spacious en suite rooms and manicured gardens make for a very comfortable stay. Generous full English breakfast, a hospitality bar, swimming pool, wi-fi and secured parking leave guests wanting little more, except to return again and again. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sondela Guest House

Address: 234 Leopold Takawira Ave | Suburbs, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Location: Zimbabwe > Bulawayo Province > Bulawayo
Price Range: $45 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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