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10 Best Hotels in Bulawayo

Holiday Inn Bulawayo
4 out of 5
Main Street, P.O.Box Ac88 Ascott, Bulawayo
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2.4 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (46 reviews)

"The staff was so friendly and warm! From the security guards at the entrance to the cleaning stuff! They make you feel at home"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Holiday Inn Bulawayo
Motsamai Lodge
3.5 out of 5
17 Tennyson Avenue, Malindela, Bulawayo
AU$97
per night
30 Mar. - 31 Mar.
4.33 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (45 reviews)
Bulawayo

"Great place to stay very safe and secure. It is very quiet great views and experience stunning sunsets Linen and towels might need to be updated they have seen better days"…"

Reviewed on 25 Nov. 2019

Motsamai Lodge
Bulawayo Central Lodge
2.5 out of 5
14th Avenue/Fife Street, Bulawayo
AU$81
per night
30 Mar. - 31 Mar.
1.5 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (14 reviews)
Central location and friendly staff

"The owner went out of his way to ensure our comfort, offeriing to supply local cash for dinner (there is a cash crisis here) and drove us to the bus depot at no charge when our taxi didn't arrive. CouldnT have asked for a nicer host."…"

Reviewed on 13 Feb. 2018

Bulawayo Central Lodge
Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel
3 out of 5
Josiah Tongogara Street and 10th Avenue, Bulawayo
AU$110
per night
5 Apr. - 6 Apr.
2.22 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (37 reviews)

"ok"…"

Reviewed on 18 Dec. 2019

Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel
Sethule Lodge
3 out of 5
3 Old Gwanda Road, Hillside, Bulawayo
AU$130
per night
1 Apr. - 2 Apr.
6.06 km from city centre
Sethule Lodge
Plaza Hotel
3 out of 5
14th Avenue, Jason Moyo Street, Bulawayo, Matabeleland
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1.41 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (4 reviews)

"Nice hotel. Great rate. Clean room. Friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jan. 2020

Plaza Hotel
The Bulawayo Club
3 out of 5
Cnr 8th Ave & Fort Street, Bulawayo
AU$178
per night
30 Mar. - 31 Mar.
1.88 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (28 reviews)

"Like stepping back in time, was quite an experience staying in this old gentleman's club! The staff were brilliant, especially Brian, who went above and beyond to help me to help with, I can't thank him enough, he really helped make my stay in Bulawayo. There were a few issues with the room, the ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct. 2019

The Bulawayo Club
Entabeni Lodge
3 out of 5
48 Weir Avenue, Hillside, Bulawayo
AU$81
per night
30 Mar. - 31 Mar.
5.14 km from city centre
3.2/5 (5 reviews)

"Service was poor and disappointing . They were not aware that I was coming and the place is still under construction ."…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug. 2019

Entabeni Lodge
Musketeers Lodge
3.5 out of 5
42 Annabel Drive, Eloana, Bulawayo
AU$195
per night
30 Mar. - 31 Mar.
6.92 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (4 reviews)
Cleanliness, infrastructure

"The roads leading to the hotel were very bad with huge potholes. It’s a beautiful hotel, especially the outside area, however rooms leave a lot to be desired. Shower door was about to fall out, on arrival the room and bedding not clean. The thrower had makeup stains, room full of insects, especially ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Nov. 2017

Musketeers Lodge
The Nesbitt Castle
4.5 out of 5
6 Percy Avenue, Hillside, Bulawayo
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6.2 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)
Above expectations!

"We had such a nice stay at the Nesbitt Castle! We love it all! The great service, friendly staff, amazing decoration in all the rooms (our bedroom, the different lounges,..), good restaurant and a beautiful garden. This is a very unique place in Bulawayo, even in the whole of Zimbabwe! We will definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Dec. 2016

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Visiting Bulawayo

History buffs enjoy visiting Bulawayo though all visitors are sure to find something to appreciate. Tourists can also enjoy the city's parks, museums, and opera houses.

  • There are 31 hotels and other accommodations in Bulawayo
  • The closest major airport is in Bulawayo (BUQ-Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Intl.) 17.7 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Bulawayo

Cultural venues in the city include Bulawayo Railway Museum, Bulawayo National Gallery of Zimbabwe, and National Art Gallery. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks such as Khami Ruins. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Matobo National Park and Tshabalala Game Sanctuary.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 31 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Bulawayo. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • The Nesbitt Castle - This 4.5-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free parking.
  • Motsamai Lodge - Our customers like the helpful staff and room size at this lodge. With a stay at this 3.5-star lodge, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi.
  • Holiday Inn Bulawayo - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its helpful staff.

Dressing for Bulawayo

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 88°F during the day and 59°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 84°F, while the average at night is 40°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 91°F with nighttime averages of 58°F
  • About 0.71 inches of rain falls on Bulawayo each year
  • Usually October and November are the hottest months with an average of 89°F, whereas July and June are often coldest, averaging 42°F

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