Zimbabwe’s Top Hotel Meikles, Resorts to bucket system for guests

TOP hotelier – Meikles – has resorted to churning out hot water in buckets for guests to bath in their rooms.

Meikles Hotel describes itself as an acclaimed luxurious five-star hotel with 312 rooms and a legendary meeting place for international business executives, dignitaries, leisure travellers and. celebrities.But for the last few days, guests have been forced to use the bucket system for bathing.Hot showers have been a scarce commodity since 11 June.

“Please be advised that the hotel has been operating on generator power since Saturday, 11th of June, 2022 due to a fault that developed within the CBD. The Zimbabwe Electricity Power Authority has been working around the clock to try and fix the problem.

“Considering the above, the air conditioning in the rooms and public areas is not working, and there is no hot water. If you require hot water for bathing, please contact our house keeping department on extension 82, and a bucket will be delivered to you.

“We sincerely apologise for the inconvenience caused,” said the hotel in a statement.


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