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Mpala Boutique Hotel
Ranked #7 of 25 Bulawayo B&B and Inns
Reviewed 17 October 2013

I stayed at Mpala Boutique Hotel with my mom while visiting Bulawayo for the first time. I must say it was a lovely experience. The hotel staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are extremely clean. The air conditioning in the rooms works superbly with reliable internet connectivity. This is my definite first choice if ever I’m in Bulawayo again.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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1  Thank Kitiibwa
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Reviewed 7 October 2013

In september we used Mpala as our home base for an intensive work program within the City of Bulawayo. Mpala showed to be a perfect place after day of hard work to relax, to enjoy and to take dinner. Staff was eager to provide tailor made services, rooms were clean, and breakfast could be adjusted according to our preferences. Thanks to Mpala we had a very succesful mission.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled on business
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1  Thank siemen v
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Reviewed 29 August 2013

This was my second visit and stay at MPALA Boutique Hotel. The place is excellent for both accommodation and training. I stayed for a week in August 2013. The neighbourhood is quiet. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are very clean and neat. The wifi was excellent too. I was picked up and dropped off at the airport. I highly recommend this hotel. It was nice to know that this is the fifth year of existence. May God richly bless you.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled on business
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3  Thank Kaggwa
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Reviewed 20 June 2013

Me and my wife were in Bulawayo and needed a place to spend a night. We had heard of a new boutique hotel called Mpala so we decided to check it out. We were pleasantly surprised by what we found.

The lodge is located in a quiet neighbourhood and there is secure parking. The rooms are very modern and clean. We were fortunate enough to get a room with a free standing bath which we thoroughly enjoyed. The bed was quite comfortable and the linen fresh and clean. The air conditioning worke well and kept us warm during our winter night's stay.

The staff was quite friendly and the food was ok. The breakfast service was a bit slow but maybe that was because I arrived a bit late. They have a very nice pool that sadly we did not get to enjoy.

Overall our stay at Mpala Hotel was enjoyable and we would highly recommend it to anyone travelling through Bulawayo.

Room Tip: The rooms on the ground floor in the side buildings are a bit more spacious, exclusive and sunny.
  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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4  Thank Lloyd M
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Reviewed 5 December 2012

I was very impressed with the Mpala. This hotel is not luxurious, but it is very clean, safe, and welcoming. The bed was so comfortable, and the AC worked really well. The room was virtually spotless and the bathroom was very modern and in great shape.

The WiFi signal was a bit weak in the rooms, but still worked. The signal in the lobby is strong.

Breakfast was great, though they only had instant coffee. Dinner service was delicious, but a bit slow.

I would definitely recommend this place to friends, and I'm certain I'll return the next time I'm in Bulawayo.

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled on business
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5  Thank manilapacman
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Reviewed 21 August 2016
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  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled with friends
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1  Thank isigrueter
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Address: 4-25th Avenue | Famona, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Bulawayo Province > Bulawayo
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Ranked #7 of 25 B&Bs / Inns in Bulawayo
Price Range: £86 - £88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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