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“Disappointed Holiday Inn fan”
Review of Holiday Inn Harare

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Holiday Inn Harare
Ranked #5 of 13 Hotels in Harare
Certificate of Excellence
Surrey
1 review
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“Disappointed Holiday Inn fan”
Reviewed March 27, 2007

Stayed at Holiday Inn, twice last year, in April and again in September, while touring the Southern Africa Region. Both times were very disappointing!
Our stay in April 2006 we had to change rooms because the toilet was leaking, the bathroom was flooded.

Come September 2006, I was even more disgusted, the bedding had blood stains that anyone could not miss noticing. I concluded that this was deliberately left in this state by the house-keeping staff hoping it wasnt going to be noticed, because it was a bed-spread/throw-over, I wonder how long had it been left like that. We requested all our bedding to be changed, no apology received.......charming! Isnt the bedding supposed to be changed every time the guests checks-out?

Having stayed at Holiday Inn, Lusaka and PiertersburgSA , the difference is very noticable, even the quality of toilet paper at Holiday Inn, Harare will give you sneezies....poor quality!...very dusty!

The standards have gone down compared to my last stay in 2000.

The staff are stll very friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed July 24, 2006

Stayed here with the Mrs during our time in Zim last year and it was a nice place to stay. The hotel looks particularly nice at night with the Silver Spur steakhouse downstairs. They do make some mean steak! Friendly and helpful staff. Recommended.

R. Chawota

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  • Stayed June 2006, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 15, 2006

i go to harare twice a month and i can tell you that holiday inn is the best.The staff are nice and helpful

  • Stayed January 2006, traveled on business
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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Harare

Property: Holiday Inn Harare
Address: Samora Machel Avenue | P.O. Box 7, Harare, Zimbabwe
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Location: Zimbabwe > Harare Province > Harare
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 13 Hotels in Harare
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Harare 3*
Number of rooms: 201
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Holiday Inn Harare is ideally situated in the centre of Harare, making it the perfect place for your business or pleasure stay. It is minutes away from Harare's shopping and business district with beautiful parks, markets and curio shops also within easy reach.The hotel has 201 rooms and 4 suites. The hotel has conference facilities that cater for all business needs with facilities for up to 300 guests. The hotel has a relaxed atmosphere with two restaurants and a pool terrace. ... more   less 
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