Drive through the wide tree-lined boulevards and admire the charming colonial architecture in Western Zimbabwe. Bulawayo, the country’s second city, is filled with many sights to explore. This attractive city has an old-world charm that will mesmerize you to stay for a night or two before heading towards the massive Matobo National Park. Visit the fifteenth-century ruins of Khami while traveling to Hwange National Park for great safaris. Select your perfect transitional vacation home in the area by browsing through our top Airbnb vacation rentals in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, offering personal hospitality that is worth experiencing.
Set in a sensational garden, this house has every comfort to create a comfortable base in Bulawayo. Stay in a house that is completely equipped to offer you a nice living room with comfortable seating area and large screen tv with satellite. Relax in the dramatic sun deck and enjoy your evening privately. Sleep in a rustic king size bed and bathe in a bathroom that gives the feeling of the outdoors. Make your meals in the fully fitted kitchen and serve them in the attached dining area. The home is on a small hill area known locally as “kopje”, with large granite boulders, aloes and indigenous flora dotting the neighbourhood. Nearby attractions are the Bulawayo Railway Museum, Rhodes Bulawayo Sanctuary, Khami Ruins, Tshabalala National Park and a short drive away from the enormous Matobo National Park.
Tranquil getaway in private guesthouseBulawayo, ZimbabweSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe cottage is very roomy; comfortable and has all of the amenities necessary for a family to operatethe wifi was excellent for netflix and xfinity streamingwe had wifi satellite tv a fireplace comfortable beds and sofasamenities were top class with everything we needed for a very comfortable and enjoyable stayeven though temperature was in 90's f the cottage was entirely cool and comfortableeverything was exceptionally clean and neatthe house was absolutely spotless with the most amazing decorbeautiful setting relaxing spotless and well equippedwe had a wonderful time space is very therapeutic clean and comfortableclean really well equipped lovely decor and wonderful hosts
Host:the hosts are fantasticgracious host wonderful welcome useful advicewhat a great host dez wasjanelle and desmond were indeed the perfect hostsjanelle and des were very helpful and gracious hostsRead more reviewsthe location is easy to get todesmomd and janelle's place is a real gem in a beautiful area of bulawayo "city of kings"we have cherished memories for life - the place is a hidden jewelthis accomodation was just a bit out of city making it easy to access and quietin safe and quiet neighbourhood
Stay in this clean, bright and spacious apartment located in Bulawayo and close to the town. This is a recommended property for anyone visiting Bulawayo. This Airbnb property offers a charming guest room with a double bed, while an extra person can sleep on the couch in the living room. You will love this place for its clean, bright spaces throughout the house. This place has an open yard with a swimming pool that you can use. Nearby places to this accommodation include the Bulawayo Train Station and the Kumalo Aerodrome. One can visit the Railway Museum and the Bulawayo Golf Club near the area.
Bulawayo's best spot.Bulawayo, Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe
Top guest reviewsnice outside area with table and two chairsgreat space with comfy bed and lovely courtyard for eating/cooking outsidea comfortable place with lovely garden comfortable beds and not far out of the citynice living room area with 2 couches kitchen with all appliances and utensils you will needwe had a comfortable stay at adam's placeclean neat and tidy spotthis place exceeded my expectations very clean perfect location and a beautiful gardenthe cottage is beautifully decorated clean and spacious and we loved the little patio outsidereally nice place to stay and great hospitality room is very clean and decently
Host:lovely tranquil home with great hoststhe staff was always there to help at all timesthe staff were very friendly and helpfulluvly place and friendly staffthe dogs were awesome & the on site staff exceptionalRead more reviewsgreat location with this cute cottagegreat cozy place and locationgreat place in a great locationthis place is very comfortable and very close to everythinglocation was good wish we had stayed a bit longer
Consider staying in this charming home. This place is close to most of the businesses and university in the city. Offering great value for money, this place offers three large bedrooms with double beds in each and a bathroom. Take your pick from the different themed rooms like the leopard, zebra and the larger red and black honeymoon suite. The bathroom features a bathtub, shower, sink and toilet. You can make use of the kitchen and other amenities during your stay. You get a choice of shopping centres within a five-minute drive from this place to buy the things that you need. This property is ideal for business travellers due to the proximity to the business district.
WG Guest VillasBulawayo, Matebeleland, Zimbabwe
Top guest reviewsgreat host beautifully designed rooms great wifi and great breakfastthe bedroom was very clean and the bed was very comfortablethe bathroom and shower was very cleanthe bedroom was cleaned every day and new fresh bedlinen was providedhome is comfortable and generally cleanthe rooms were imaculate and clean the host was very friendly
Host:pilani the host was friendlywonderful accommodation and great hostnomalanga is a lovely host and was very helpfulnoma is a great host who is always there to assistbeautiful comfortable home and great hostRead more reviewsgorgeous garden nice neighborhood and very close to towna lovely home central and close to most of the business cbd nust and airportgreat value for money for such a place and locationlocation is quiet easy to get directions from gpsgood place check in was seamless
Stay in this private cottage near the hillside in Bulawayo. You are greeted by the cool swimming pool when you reach the entrance of this cottage. This stone-walled cottage offers a parking area. Get welcomed in this cosy place that offers two bedrooms. The main bedroom features a double bed in the open loft area, while the second bedroom features two single beds. The kitchen is separated from the main bedroom with double doors and provides a cosy nook to have a quick breakfast or a cup of coffee. The bathroom in this property features a shower, sink and toilet. You can enjoy barbecues in the backyard that also features a path leading into a three-acre native garden with fantastic birdlife to behold. A nearby place to visit is the Mabukuwene Nature Reserve.
Limerick Lodge, Hillside, Bulawayo
Top guest reviewsclean and quiet it feels like a refuge
Host:she did mention that her hosts were lovely and very friendly and politeenjoyed getting to kniw our hosts and look forward to staying there againRead more reviewsgood place l loved it and it's in a great location close to the shops and recreational placesjohn was very helpful in providing us with good suggestions for dining out close by
Consider the thought of staying in a classic suburban Bulawayo house. This house features embellishment from Oregon pine timber floor, high pressed ceilings, in the quiet and flourishing suburb of Bulawayo. The main bedroom has a four poster double bed and has an en-suite that looks luxurious. The other bedroom features a double bed and an additional single bed. This place features wireless internet throughout the property and provides a kitchen with the essentials. The Museum of Natural History of Bulawayo, Bulawayo Herbal Gardens and Centenary Park are near this place.
Top guest reviewsneeds great work to be done on kitchen furnituregood for a night if you are passing by and you look for an affordable clean placeRead more reviewslocation is good and secure
Consider staying in this charming guesthouse in Bulawayo surrounded by the fragrant rose garden. A nice place to bring the family with kids. You will get the option of staying in a studio that features a seating area, two single beds for sleeping, a fully equipped kitchen complete with dining area and a full bathroom. The house is set amidst a lush green garden with beautiful roses and other plants that make a beautiful surrounding. This place is opposite Hillside Shopping Centre which features a café, a pizzeria and supermarkets for buying essential supplies and meals.
Ursula's Rose Garden #2Bulawayo, Bulawayo Province, ZimbabweSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe reception was warm amenities very comfortable surroundings beautiful and price very reasonableher accommodation is very comfortable indeed well equipped and has the added benefit of her charming gardensensure 3 beds to sleep 3 are as descriptionvery clean and neatclean comfortable and excellent valuesuper clean and ursula goes out of her way to make u feel at homethe room was very tidy and beautiful
Host:the host was amazing and very pleasantthey are just a good hostthe hosts are kind hearted and helpfulnice touches and staffeverything we needed the host and her husband spencer where helpfulRead more reviewsit’s a beautiful place amazing locationthe place is very nice and close to the best shopping areaursula's rose garden is definitely a place to stay by in bulawayogood location good value and great hostthe property itself is in a good location
Stay in this Zimbabwean home, close to the Ascot Shopping Centre. You will love this place for the spacious garden and the bright and airy room. Take a dip in the swimming pool and enjoy the property. Stay in a single bedroom that features two single beds, a bathroom and a separate toilet. You can cook your own food in the kitchen or get the help of the family to cook for you at a reasonable price. You can pick a nice place to sit in the large garden and have your personal time without anybody disturbing you.
"Africa Sun Homestay"Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Top guest reviewsthe room is perfect for no frills budget conscious travelerswifi was very good and the overall experience was greatthe garden was big and relaxing and the wifi worked very wellthe room is spacious with nice little touches (tea sugar kettle etcthe facilities are clean and have all you need: towels coffee and tea kettle mosquito net extra blankets etcthe place was clean thoughthe room was clean and comfortablevery friendly welcome clean and quiet room“the apartment was clean lookable we enjoyed taking pictures thereshower is amazing and everything is really clean
Host:queenie was most welcoming and helpfulhe is a good host friendly person with great supportsebastian was an amazing hostquite place and friendly hostssebastian and the staff are wonderful we spend so great time there like homeRead more reviewsvery secure place in a very quite neighbourhoodhowever it was a quick and easy mini-bus ride into town during the daythe atmosphere of house was quiet and peacefulwould definitely recommend sebastian's place for your stay in bulawayo
If you’re looking for an affordable place to stay in Bulawayo, then you’ll surely love this studio-type Airbnb vacation rental located just across Hillside Shopping Center. The cottage is in the midst of a flower garden, which is perfect for people who want to spend some time with nature. Apart from the one double bed and sofa bed that can accommodate up to two guests, the house also includes a kitchenette, a dining area, and a flat-screen TV for entertainment. Additionally, you’ll find a private seating area, just outside your door, where you can have your morning coffee or just lounge while reading a book.
Ursula's Rose Garden CottageBulawayo, Bulawayo Province, ZimbabweSuperhost
Top guest reviewsnice place with decent facilities and tea making faciitiesthis made for a much more comfortable experience especially when there were power cuts in the cityneat simple and comfortable cottageursula was really helpful and made my stay very comfortablethis time i stayed at the 2nd cottage - which has nicer bathroom/shower than the firsta clean and cozy placebeautiful surroundings & very clean cottagethe place is clean and the surroundings are quiet as wellvery clean accommodation with great amenitiesit was sparkling clean and had everything you need to have a nice stay
Host:we enjoyed the great hospitality and friendliness of our hostvery friendly & helpful hostshe is such a great hostgreat host and certainly value for moneyshe went above the normal demands of a host to make sure that we were comfortableRead more reviewsabsolutely amazing place including location and proximity to shopsgreat place to stay and location excellentgreat location easy to find near shops etcbeautiful location and very close to several shops and eateriesursula's place is ideally located in a safe and quiet neighbourhood
Are you in the search for a comfy accommodation for your small group, one that will suit your tight budget? If so, you’ll never regret booking this one-bedroom cottage that can sleep up to four guests. The Airbnb vacation rental has a rustic design and has everything you’ll need during your stay, including a functional kitchen with bar seating, bright living area, and dining set-up. But apart from your rented space, the guests can also use the garden with barbecue facilities and a swimming pool, where you lounge, bond, and have fun with friends or family.
Top guest reviewsif you opt for the delicious breakfast the coffee isreally goodit is a very spacious cottage with all the amenities needed for a comfortable staythe cottage we stayed in was very spacious and comfortablegorgeous quaint rustic cottages - warm comfy beds hot showersthe teas and water in the room was much appreciatedeverything is clean and the swimming pool was very nice for the kidsthe lodge is peacefulll clean and well fittedthe apartment is clean and the kitchen has everything neededsamantha's cottage was great clean and perfect for what we neededprompt response great service and clean and well kept ammennities
Host:amazing host amazing place amazing staffsamantha was a great hostsamantha is a great host who really makes you feel at homesamantha is a great hostsamantha is a lovely host was of great help throughout our stayRead more reviewsbeautiful location lovely accommodation so close to everythinggreat location if you are looking for quietness and peaceeasy access to main road shops and it’s a secure a very propertyinteresting place with fantastic swimming pool for hot daysa great place to stay
Stay in this newly refurbished studio apartment in Bulawayo offering a loft bedroom. Enter the bright living room that is connected to a fully fitted modern kitchen where you can make your own meals. The bedroom upstairs on the loft has great natural light and features a double bed along with a huge built-in closet space. The bathroom features a separate bathtub and an enclosed shower with sink and toilet. This apartment is close to the city center and is near the Kumalo airport. One can also visit the Natural History Museum of Zimbabwe and the Ascot Race Course.
Mafiri's Loft ApartmentBulawayo, ZimbabweSuperhost
Top guest reviewssuch a wonderful place very modern loft style studio with kitchen all you need amenitiesextremely clean and cozy
Host:however didn't meet host but they were responsive and helpfulground staff are super helpful and available 24 / 7instead while check in their nice caretaker with his wife made my stay unforgettableits a great place to stay it's kind like a mini hotel where you are treated like royalRead more reviewsyvonne's place was very comfortable and we'll suited to our needsthis is the place to stay when you have visited bulawayo everything about the place is just excellent
Stay in leisure at this charming hillside home when vacationing in Bulawayo, in Zimbabwe. It features a lovely living area, a dining room, a well-equipped kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, and a charming garden/backyard. You can also find modern amenities here, such as air conditioning, a dryer, washer, television, Wi-Fi, an iron, and family-friendly features, for a comfortable stay. Experience the tranquility of this serene area of Africa. Go for a refreshing stroll in the natural environment outdoors.
Bulawayo, Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe
Top guest reviewsfantastic airbnb sparkling clean and stylish with homely toucheslovely home very clean and tidywani`s place is clean and fresh offers a perfect resting placea fantastic clean location with exceptional hospitalitya truly stylish home very comfortable & spotless
Host:good housekeepers/caretakers who were very attentivegreat hosting with excellent service delivery from the helping stafflovely home and great hosts also the house keeper is an amazing soulhouse helpers were friendly and helpfulgreat value for money the staff are very friendly and keep the place cleanRead more reviewsthe location was very accurate nice quiet suburb close to town and shops
Stay in this cosy, bright and comfortable cottage in Bulawayo. This Airbnb property offers a living room with an entertainment centre and a comfortable couch to relax. You get the fully fitted kitchen with refrigerator, combi oven, microwave and kettle. Relax in the double bedroom that features a comfortable mattress and the convenience of a mosquito net at night to get a good and uninterrupted sleep. This place is a two-minute walk to the Hillside Shopping Centre, restaurants, café and post office. It offers a good base to visit the Victoria falls, Matopos National Park, Hwange National Parks and the Zimbabwe Ruins.
Cozy, comfortable,bright and central cottage.Bulawayo, Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe
Top guest reviews
Host:mervin was a friendly host and we greatly appreciated the lemons and pawpaws from the treespriscilla was flexible when we changed our booking and incredibly helpful throughoutRead more reviewsgreat place well worth staying at if you are in bulawayo
Consider the opportunity of staying in The Bulawayo Club which is in the heart of Bulawayo. The Bulawayo Club gives the vibe of a distinguished gentlemen’s club offering accommodation and dining apart, from the plethora of other amenities like a historic library, restaurant, bar and a snooker room. This nineteenth-century building offers fifteen rooms to choose from that range from standard and premium rooms to executive suites with single and double occupancy featuring non-allergen pillows and duvets. Stay in style and pamper yourself in this graceful boutique hotel. Arrange for guided tours of the city and plan day trips to the Matopos National Park and other places of interest in Bulawayo. The Club is in the Bulawayo’s business district and offers convenience for site seeing, shopping, dining and entertainment.
The Bulawayo ClubBulawayo, Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe
A myriad accommodation options in Bulawayo
Being Zimbabwe’s second largest city, Bulawayo’s colonial past houses the country’s numerous examples of early Victorian buildings. With many museums, art galleries, restaurants and cafés bearing the colonial influences, tourists can explore this city through the help of Airbnb owners and managers who are glad to offer tips in learning more about this city. This article contains various accommodation option from grandeur to plain basic. Whatever your style and budget, you are sure to find a rare accommodation that will open the doors to a whole new adventure.
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