I stayed here after arriving in Vic Falls on a tour and needed a hotel with always-on, en suite, high-speed WiFi for a few days - the Rainbow fit the bill. The Hotel is a bit passed its prime in its aesthetics and is ready for a makeover; nonetheless, it was a pleasant place to stay for a few days. However, be warned the Vic Falls prices are excessive (for all establishments) for accommodation and food. What would be a $80/night hotel in the USA costs $140/night here. I would advise to settle your bill the night before departing - there is a very good chance the credit card machine will not function at check out time.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Mercure Victoria Falls