Holiday Inn Bulawayo is located a short drive from the city centre, close to Ascot Race Course and an excellent 18-hole golf course.
Bulawayo, the City of Kings, is Zimbabwe’s second largest city and is steeped in the colonial history of the country, particularly that of the Ndebele people.
Founded in 1872 by King Mzilikazi, the first leader of the Ndebele nation, as Kwa Bulawayo, the city is within easy reach of Matopos National Park, the burial place of Mzilikazi and Cecil John Rhodes.
A World Heritage Site, unusually qualifying in all four categories – cultural, historical, archaeological, and environmental – the Park is home to a broad variety of wild game and boasts unique rock formations. It is a must for visitors to the city, whether they are on business or enjoying a holiday.
Squash and tennis courts, which are built to international standards, are located on site as is a swimming pool set in well-kept gardens and overlooked by a large veranda.
In keeping with the city’s wide roads and expansive feel, Holiday Inn Bulawayo is spacious and comfortable with conference and functions rooms catering for groups of up to 300 people. A well-equipped Business Centre is available for business guests.
The hotel comprise 91 standard rooms, 31 business plus rooms, 31 executive rooms and 4 suites all have modern amenities including air conditioning, ensuring that a “great sleep”, one of the four hallmarks of the Holiday Inn brand.
Holiday Inn Bulawayo also offers, “a great breakfast”, “a rewarding stay”, and a “can-do friendly staff. The warm welcome that guests receive is extended throughout their stay, as if they really were in someone’s home.
The Phumulani Restaurant provides that “great breakfast” as well as lunch and dinner in a relaxed but warm atmosphere. The buffet-style service, incorporating a wide range of local and western dishes, is complemented by the friendly and attentive restaurant staff.
The well-appointed and well-stocked KoBulawayo cocktail bar is situated near the reception area and restaurants and will provide everything guests need from that cold, refreshing lager after a long drive, to superlative late-night cocktails.
But it is The King Bean Coffee overlooking the pool that is a favourite spot for many guests. Used for informal business meetings or relaxing after a swim, attentive staff who provide a first-rate food and drink service to this popular area.
Holiday Inn Bulawayo gives its guests not only a great welcome and world-class service but, due to its popularity with local residents, an opportunity to meet, mingle and enjoy the cultural heritage and fascinating history of the City of Kings.