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The Bulawayo Club

8th Avenue Cnr 8th Avenue / Fort Street, Bulawayo BULAWAYO Zimbabwe
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#6 of 37 B&Bs / Inns in Bulawayo
The Bulawayo Club is a distinguished gentlemen's club of stunning architecture, beautifully appointed, offering accommodation, dining, meetings, functions, snooker, historic library and bar. The Bulawayo Club was founded in 1895. The present Club House was built in 1934. The Club is situated close to Bulawayo's Central Business District and is conveniently located for site seeing, shopping, meals and entertainment. Situated in the centre of town having easy access to banks shops and other amenities and offering free secure parking The Club is the ideal place to stay in Bulawayo
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Free parking
Free breakfast
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
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Family rooms
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65Somewhat walkable
Grade: 65 out of 100
18Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
2Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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Peter F wrote a review Mar 2021
Harare,zimbabwe42 contributions10 helpful votes
Where ever you go in the world you will never find such an elegant experience for such a bargain price. We had Oxtail for dinner and it was superb. A couple of things need som patience like drawing a bath but the overall grandeur and history of everything around you will more than compensate. The staff are so helpful and welcoming, you feel so comfortable.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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hararegigi wrote a review Feb 2021
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Enjoyed the snooker room. Food was ok (kitchen can be slow I guess).. Service very pleasant. There wasn't too much hot water. But I highly recommend this place. Value for money!!! My group enjoyed every minute there.
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Date of stay: December 2020
Glyn wrote a review Dec 2019
Melbourne, Australia367 contributions201 helpful votes
Interesting though rather strange experience. Not a lot has changed inside which makes it a fascinating place to stay. But I saw very few guests and it was just me in the grand dining room! Breakfast was good but my dinner both nights was poor. Although the bed was comfortable, my room was very basic and in need of some TLC, especially the old bathroom with a shower attachment in the bath which only dribbled water. Location is fantastic in the heart of the city and the staff are lovely and friendly. So if you’re after an interesting experience and great location, this is a good option but don’t have high expectations on the standard as its best days are long gone.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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E17_KJ wrote a review Oct 2019
London, United Kingdom1082 contributions145 helpful votes
It being such an iconic and historic building I was keen to visit. After a very hot and stressful day it was such a welcome relief to sit in the courtyard and enjoy a couple of g&ts from the beautiful old bar. The staff were very friendly and welcoming, and drinks were surprisingly cheap. Don’t be put off if it appears closed from the outside; ring the bell at the gate and it will open.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
Takunda Chingonzoh wrote a review Aug 2019
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Never in my life have I experienced this level of racism and just blatant disregard of my rights as a paying customer. I was told to my face that I am no longer welcome here simply because I had a meeting with a work associate in their restaurant over tea ( which I paid for by the way.) So people looking to have meetings must book a board room. (Yes I was literally told this to my face.) Never mind the other party of 10 or so that had their "lunch meeting" in the same venue and at the same time as I did. This is unacceptable and honestly just rude. As a citizen of this country, I will never ever go back to this place again, let alone take a business associate. This is shameful, do better, please.
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Date of stay: August 2019
Trip type: Traveled on business
$104 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ZimbabweBulawayo ProvinceBulawayo
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Bulawayo Club
Which popular attractions are close to The Bulawayo Club?
Nearby attractions include Matobo National Park (0.6 miles) and St Marys Cathedral (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Bulawayo Club?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at The Bulawayo Club?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Bulawayo Club?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Bulawayo Club?
Conveniently located restaurants include Indaba Book Cafe, Middys Coffee Shop, and The Cattleman Steakhouse.
Does The Bulawayo Club have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Bulawayo Club offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The Bulawayo Club located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Bulawayo.
Does The Bulawayo Club offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business center and meeting rooms during their stay.
Is The Bulawayo Club accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.