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Hotel Planet Hollybum

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Reviewed 17 August 2016

I like the feeling of being in a family home, and the friendly people working there.But the rooms are not equipped with heating system, which was making it difficult to sleep during this cold time. The wi-fi was also very bad, but that's mostly the case in the city unfortunately

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I recently returned from visiting Lubumbashi for 4 nights. I was worried about what the rooms would look like but they weren't as bad as I expected. I stayed in room 13 which was one of the rooms that haven't yet been renovated. The fridge was so tiny but well filled up. Bathroom was all old furniture, old toilet, old...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Lubumbashi is an expensive place to do business so the assumption is that anywhere decent to stay will be expensive! Despite the Hollybum's strange name, the hotel is very good all things considered. I found it to be clean comfortable and very attentive regarding our needs. Breakfast was good and the staff were helpful and friendly. The best thing about...

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Stayed here several times between May and December 2015, and mostly enjoyed the stays, except for when they put me up in the tiny Room 3 where the wifi reception was too weak for me to connect - avoid that one. Food is good and service is variable but the staff know me so we get along fine. If you...

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east africa
Reviewed 21 January 2016

The restaurant has a French Chef I am told and the food is great . The rooms are large , clean and staff friendly. There is a pool for the hot humid days .I was in a room with a rather noisy air conditioner but a small price to pay for a comfortable bed. The only downside is no gym...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 21 December 2015

My organization used to put all of our travelers at Hollybum until we heard about an armed robbery that took place recently (around September of 2015) in the parking lot/restaurant area. The ATM machine is in an open air pathway between the restaurant and the rooms and is apparently quite a target. Our organization's security team will no longer approve...

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Anne-Chantal D, Gérant at Hotel Planet Hollybum, responded to this review

Dear Rachel, First of all I would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us and the contribution to our TripAdvisor page. We find regrettable to learn that your organization chose another establishment for their travellers. Concerning the incident, it is important to acknowledge that it was very unfortunate. It was also a unique event and thankfully nobody...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I recently visited Katanga Province in the DRC. On my last night in Katanga before returning home I stayed over at an establishment in Lubumbashi called Planet Hollybum. I took a large double room with en-suite bathroom at the rate of $160 per night. The accommodation was very large and spacious and I estimated it to be around 6 metre...

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Thank 91GregC
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Spent three nights here on a business trip to DRC. Nice rooms, fridge in room, nice bathroom, pleasant surroundings. The swimming pool and gardens are well looked after and the service friendly although a little slow. I really have no complaints apart from the meals and drinks being exceptionally expensive.

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Sandefjord, Norway
Reviewed 19 July 2015

I have not stayed at the hotel but visited the restaurant of several occasions. The place it selves is becoming more and more popular and I will for sure consider also to stay here when visiting Lubumbashi again. The service is good their steaks are fantastic so don’t hesitate, try it out yourselves if you are in the area.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 March 2015

The Planet Hollybum is a bit of a surprise. From the name, to the rooms and the food, this hotel will provide some solace in a difficult part of the world. What can you expect when travelling to Lubumbashi in the DRC? The atmosphere of the location once you get off the streets is pleasant and feels like a bit...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation

Additional Information about Hotel Planet Hollybum

Address: 975 Avenue Kilela Balanda, Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Region: Democratic Republic of the Congo > Katanga Province > Lubumbashi
Price Range: $184 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“I recommend rooms with a beautiful view to the outside garden and the fact that they let the sun in in the morning”
larissad505, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you request for the recently refurbished rooms.”
AshaKay, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“They have a good restaurant, but it can be noisy so choose a room away from the restaurant,”
Mosiman, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“get a room facing the pool”
SteffenK116, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“choose one with a view of the pool the rest have no view”
kuwinda, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
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