Ilala Lodge offers distinguished yet affordable
accommodation in a gracious and secluded ambiance.
The decor evokes a bygone era of adventure and the
quest of discovery in Africa.
The hotel is ideally situated and is the closest to
the Victoria Falls as well as the town centre. The
National Park borders the front of property and wild
animals often graze on the hotel lawns with the
spray of the falls in the background.
Ilala Lodge offers 32 rooms - 24 twins, 8 doubles
and 2 suites. All rooms have en suite bathroom with
separate shower, air conditioning, overhead fan and
satellite TV and are served early morning tea /
coffee and fruit basket.
The rooms are spacious with railway sleeper teak
furnishings and patio doors leading onto either open
lawn or a balcony where you are afforded a view of
the spray of the falls from the upper level rooms.
A warm welcome awaits guests at the world class a la
carte Palm Restaurant. Enjoy superb cuisine while
relaxing and enjoying the atmosphere of your
surrounds. The Palm Restaurant serves breakfast
lunch and dinner and offers a comprehensive wine
list and cocktails. Dining outside under the African
night sky amidst the sound of the mighty waterfall
makes for a romantic evening to be remembered.
Victoria Falls Hotel
For almost 100 years, visiting members of Royal
families, international and local statesmen, and
celebrities worldwide, have preferred to stay at The
Victoria Falls Hotel, where they are assured of
privacy and care. An atmosphere steeped in history,
combining the charm of the old with the comfort and
convenience of today.
It is one hotel that can truly claim to offer
unique, elegant dinner and dancing with a classic á
la carte menu. As a result of many requests from
visitors, The Victoria Falls Hotel has decided to
relax aspects of the long-standing dress code in
force in its premier dining venue, The Livingstone
Room. This is in recognition of the fact that many
travellers do not bring with them the more formal
clothes that have until now been mandatory in this
Smart casual wear will now be acceptable in The
Livingstone Room at dinner each evening. The fine
silver-service dining experience that visitors have
come to expect will continue to be the order of the
Guests can relax and enjoy the brilliance of our
famous Edwardian swimming pool set among beautiful
landscaped gardens, overlooking the famous Victoria
Falls bridge with panoramic views.
There are two all-weather, floodlit tennis courts on
site. A full range of other sports is available
nearby, including an 18-hole, championship golf
course at Elephant Hills Intercontinental (5 minutes
drive from The Victoria Falls Hotel), Casino located
at the Kingdom Hotel (5 minutes walk from The
Victoria Falls Hotel); white water rafting; bungee
jumping; canoeing; micro-lighting; game walks and
drives; elephant back safaris; helicopter flights
over the Falls and cruises on the Zambezi.
Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
The Victoria Falls Safari Lodge is set high on a
plateau, which forms a natural boundary to the
unfenced Zambezi National Park, and is just four
kilometres from the majestic Victoria Falls. This
deluxe 72-roomed African Lodge prides itself on
hospitality and food rivalled only by uninterrupted
views and magnificent sunsets. Created with a keen
eye for detail; hardwoods, thatch, vibrant colours -
the effect is awe inspiring. Each bedroom has its
own balcony, air-conditioning and modern bathroom.
In the Buffalo Bar, Makuwa-Kuwa Restaurant and pool
deck you will enjoy not only the wonderful views,
but excellent service from friendly Zimbabwean staff
renowned for their warmth and understanding of the
needs of international visitors. An on-site
waterhole attracts a wide variety of game, including
elephants, buffalo, impala and kudu.
The Victoria Falls Safari Lodge is set high on a
plateau that forms a natural boundary to the Zambezi
National Park. The Lodge is 4 km (2.5 mls) from the
Victoria Falls Rainforest and 3 km (2 mls) from
Victoria Falls Town centre.
Stanley & Livingstone
Experience luxury and hospitality, that only The
Stanley and Livingstone at Victoria Falls can offer.
This is a hotel for the discerning traveller seeking
true grace and style. Stay in one of the exquisitely
decorated suites, dine on sumptuous cuisine par
excellence and indulge in any of the many exciting
activities on offer – all the while only a stone’s
throw from the “smoke that thunders”, the
magnificent Victoria Falls.
The Stanley and Livingstone All-Suite Hotel,
situated on the outskirts of Victoria Falls is more
than just a hotel. Refurbished in July 2003, this
small luxury hotel is a grand and luxurious
experience, fit for royalty.
Just 15-minutes away from the magnificent Victoria
Falls, The Stanley and Livingstone is ideal for
guests seeking a luxurious and tranquil environment,
away from the hustle and bustle of the Victoria
Situated on the Nakavango Estate, a 6 000-acre
private reserve, this small luxury hotel was
refurbished in July 2003, and now boasts 16
tastefully decorated suites.
The Stanley and Livingstone fills a unique niche in
catering for the discerning visitor, offering guests
superb cuisine, personalised attention, game-drives
and nature walks as well as elephant back safaris.
The manicured, lush gardens of the hotel, which
blend into the African bush beyond, are home to a
wealth of bird and animal life, and provide the
perfect setting from which to enjoy a visit to this
Each uniquely decorated suite has its own living
room, Victorian-style bathroom and separate bedroom,
with a choice of twin or king beds. Each suite comes
complete with air-conditioning, mini-bar, electronic
safe, satellite TV and DVD player, and patio
overlooking the luscious garden. Our luxurious
bathrooms are equipped with a combination of old and
new from the old cast iron bathtub to the modern
power shower. Each bathroom offers a range of
amenities for a luxurious bathing experience.
A Honeymoon suite, complete with four-poster bed and
drapes, offers an outside spa bath with a secluded
entrance and private view of the lush gardens;
surrounded by the soothing sounds of the African
The Kingdom at Victoria falls is the closest hotel
to the actual Falls. It is situated within the
Victoria Falls National Park where game, ranging
from Warthog to Elephant roam freely.
Its distinctive architectural design is based on the
great Zimbabwe monument. An attractive water feature
in the form of a man made lake gives inward facing
rooms the impression of having been built on the
edge of the lake.
The train and bus station, as well as shopping areas
are all a stone's throw away from The Kingdom. The
entrance to the renowned Victoria Falls is just a
five minute walk from the hotel. The Kingdom is only
20 kilometers or 20 minutes from the Victoria Falls
Standard room has the following:
Tea and coffee making facilities
Air conditioning and overhead fan in every room.
Radio and taped music
Colour Satellite Television
Direct dail telephone with voice mail facility
Data points/Multiple adapters in every room
Shower and Bath
Shaving socket outlet
Evening Turndown Service
The facilities at the hotel are endless from the
casino through to the four restaurants and four bars
all over the Hotel.
Elephant Hills is a large 5 star Inter-Continental
resort hotel on the banks of the Zambezi, close to
the Victoria Falls. It is easily reached by road and
makes quite and impression with its large grey
buildings and beautiful blue swimming pool. The
resort is the home of an 18-hole Championship golf
course, skillfully designed by Gary Player.
Elephant Hills can accommodate 552 people in its 276
luxury bedrooms and 13 recently refurbished suites.
As you would expect from a large resort hotel, the
rooms have all the modern comforts you could think
of including air-conditioning, overhead fans,
mini-bars, satellite television and radio,
telephones (bathroom and bedroom), mini safes and a
coffee and tea stations. And if that’s not enough,
the hotel has 11 executive suites, 1 deluxe suite
and 1 presidential suite that are even better
equipped. We even saw a bathroom scale in one of the
rooms (but vowed to avoid it at all costs).
The unique dark grey architecture and teak window
frames are understated and stylish, and give the
place a very professional feel. These dark colours
are well contrasted with the lush green of the
vegetation and the vibrant blue of the large
The hotel facilities are of a high standard and also
very family-friendly. Many of the rooms have
inter-connecting doors to ensure easy access between
rooms, while there are tons of activities to keep
kids of all ages occupied.
All the rooms have balconies and you can actually
see the spray from the nearby Victoria Falls from
the rooms in the River Wing – quite spectacular. The
Golf Wing has beautiful views of the golf course
where a wide variety of wildlife can be spotted.
The resort is also disability-friendly with lifts on
all floors and two rooms specially equipped for
disabled guests. The porters have also been trained
to assist those with special needs.
Not surprisingly, golf is quite a popular attraction
at the resort. The course has a 72 stroke-rating on
site and people from all over the Victoria Falls
region come to play on its greens.
The hotel also has a casino, a beauty salon and a
hairdresser (a proper barber ). There is also a
leisure and Sports Health Club on site which offers
two outdoor swimming pools (one the largest in the
country), a sauna, two squash courts, two floodlit
all-weather tennis courts, a volleyball court and a
sportswear shop – and these are only the on-site
Mercure A'Zambezi Hotel
Built under traditional grass thatch, nestling on
the banks of the mighty Zambezi river, the Hotel
Mercure A'Zambezi affords the guests the perfect
retreat to relax and unwind whilst enjoying the
tranquil ambience and renowned services. The hotel
also invites you to experience the Amulonga
restaurant - an authentic African open air thatched
roof restaurant on the edge of the Zambezi river.
Accommodation offered at the
lodge is 83 rooms in total. The structure is built
in two sweeping semi-circles and is under a thatched
roof. Guests have an incredible view of the majestic
There are 2 restaurants to
delight the guest’s taste buds. Amulonga is à la
carte, and guests can enjoy authentic open-air
dining. Live African music and dancing keeps guests
entertained while dining al fresco. Facilities and
activities include a swimming pool, bars, barbecue
areas, children’s playground and indoor games (table
tennis and darts). Boats can be hired for a cruise
down the Zambezi River.
A courtesy bus operates on an
hourly basis between A’Zambezi River Lodge and the
town centre. Guests can go curio shopping in the
town centre or join in activities such as game and
bird watching, play golf, go for a nature walk,
visit a crocodile and snake farm, and for the more
courageous - white water rafting and bungee jumping.
A’Zambezi River Lodges’ tranquil and soothing
atmosphere, traditional African cuisine and
entertainment, superb view of the Zambezi River and
reasonably priced accommodation, is truly an
experience not be missed.
|Situated just 2km from the mighty Victoria Falls you
can hear the roar of the powerful feature as you sit
back and relax by the enticing swim 'n' sip pool
Hotel Mercure Rainbow is a tasteful hotel within
walking distance from the Victoria Falls, the town
centre, close to the railway station as well as the
commercial district. This hotel offers incredible
attention to detail, personal service and offers the
base from which to pursue adrenaline pumping
HOTEL MERCURE RAINBOW GUEST FACILITIES:
Secure Open Parking 24 Hour Reception
Professional concierge Disabled facilities
Baby Sitters Bar/pubs
Restaurant/s Same Day laundry & Valet
Car Rental Agency 16 Hour Room Service
Travel Desk Facilities Wine Tasting
Accommodation: include En-suite bathroom
facilities, air conditioning, satellite TV,direct
dial telephone, tea Restaurant, swim 'n' sip Bar,
conference room for up to 60 delegates, coffee
Gorges Lodge has a heart-stopping location atop
the escarpment of the Zambezi River gorge a few
miles downstream from Victoria Falls.
The ten individual stone and thatch cottages are set
on the edge of the gorge over 800 feet above the
Zambezi River: Four double story and six single
story comfortable cottages all have their own
private bathroom facilities, fans, mini bar and wide
private sheltered verandahs where you can sit back
and drink in the view.
Meals and sundowners are taken in the main lodge
lapa complex which seems to dangle over the edge of
the gorge. From this birds eye view you can see the
white river rafters below as they enjoy a days
adventure on the river or the numerous bird species
which ride the currents in the gorge including the
black eagle or rare taita falcon.
The lodge environs comprise unspoiled riverine
vegetation inhabited by numerous species of wild
animals and birds. The area is home to the brown
eagle and the rare tiger falcon. The gardens are
beautiful and there is a swimming pool. There is no
air-conditioning, but there are fans. A special
feature at the lodge is an all day tiger fishing
excursion to Sidinda Island Lodge, approximately 50
miles further downstream. This white water and
exclusive use area provides some of Zimbabwe's best
tiger fishing. The tiger fish range from 2 to 18
Matetsi Water Lodge
Matetsi is a luxurious water lodge is situated along
Matetsi 's private Zambezi River frontage, and is
renowned for sophisticated accommodation and
panoramic views of the river and surrounding African
Matetsi Water Lodge 's three camps - West, North and
East - are set on the riverbank under a canopy of
lush, riverine trees. Each camp comprises six
private suites with teak doors that swing open to
plunge pools and decks with magnificent river views.
The layout of each camp at Matetsi ensures privacy
and intimacy in an romantic setting. Open sided,
thatched guest areas consist of a dining and sitting
area with large fireplace. Tastfull Pan-African
cuisine is served on the intimate riverside dining
decks or in a surprise setting in Matetsi's pristine
Matetsi Water Lodge location in a pristine
wilderness area next to the great Zambezi River and
its proximity to the Victoria Falls - one of the
seven natural wonders of the world and a World
Heritage Site - makes it the perfect gateway to a
world of African adventure. Come and experience many
thrilling activities that’s on offer.
Stanley Safari Lodge
The Stanley is set on a hill overlooking unspoilt
bush, only 3 km birdsview from the river and the
Victoria Falls, Stanley is a perfect base from which
to explore the delights of the area - from river
rafting and bungee jumping to sunset cruises,
elephant back rides or walking with lions
Stanley borders the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park,
offering a view of the spray of the Victoria Falls
in a distance; the exclusive Stanley Lodge will take
you back to the Africa of yester year.
Stanley Safari Lodge is the exclusive oasis for all
explorers of the Victoria Falls. With 10 private
cottages it is able to give guest an unmatched level
of entirely personalised service.
The open-sided Main House has been designed with
space and undisturbed views in mind. Enjoy
sundowners in the African style lounge,
European-style cuisine with an African twist in the
dining room or spend some me time in the library or
upper deck discovering the secrets of Africa.
Thorntree River Lodge
Situated in the Mosi Oa Tunya National Park, Zambia,
Thorntree River Lodge offers breathtaking scenery
with river views and sightings of a variety of
animals on the Zambezi. Thorntree guests are
accommodated in luxurious suites, all with private
decks overlooking the Zambezi.
Your Thorntree safari experience at this, 'the home
of the elephants', will include on site Zambezi
activities as well as elephant back safaris along
the banks of the Zambezi. Thorntree 's close
proximity to Victoria Falls, ensures that a visit to
see 'the smoke that thunders' is a must for every
guest staying at the lodge.
Every secluded and spacious room at Thorntree
overlooks the Zambezi River. Enjoy the African bush
and Zambezi from your private covered verandah. All
rooms offer bathroom en-suite facilities and are
designed with comfort and space in mind.
Thorntree Lodge is home of the elephants. Discover
the beauty of the Zambezi River atop an African
Elephant. Safari's are conducted early morning or
late afternoon. The possibility of spotting game is
enhanced from your elevated position on this
magnificent creature. Interaction with the elephants
after your ride is encouraged.
Sindabezi Island Camp
Sindabezi Island Camp is a private island paradise
nestled in the waters of the Zambezi, upstream of
the Victoria Falls. It is the only African bush camp
in the area, and the only bush camp that can be
enjoyed exclusively as a private booking. In a haven
of natural tranquillity, you will truly experience
the sights and sounds of the African bush. From
Sindabezi, the flood plain of the mighty Zambezi and
views of the wildlife in the nearby National Park
will capture your soul.
A visit at Sindabezi Island begins with a short boat
ride or a guided canoe trip down the Zambezi. On
route there are lots of opportunities for game
viewing, as we pass close to the shores of Zimbabwe
where many animals wander from the Zambezi National
Park to the river's edge.
The Sindabezi main camp area is set on the sand and
is the perfect place to relax, unwind and enjoy the
peace and tranquillity of the island.
At night, Sindabezi is transformed into a world of
yesteryear, with the absence of electricity adding
to the romance and charm of this magical island.
Five star dining on the sand, under the canopy of
stars, with the river meandering past and the
unmistakable sounds of hippos wallowing nearby,
assure a lasting experience.
The camp is rustic in style with no electricity,
wood fires and hot bucket showers on demand. The
unique design of the chalets allows you to encounter
up close all the sights and sounds of the river and
the creatures that live in and around it, including
regular visits from Horace, the resident hippo. At
night, you will fall asleep in the glow of a
hurricane lamp and be awoken by magnificent sunrises
over the flood plains of the river.
Sindabezi is ideal for families or a small party
looking for complete privacy and is particularly
good value. Booking Sindabezi privately ensures a
private guide, boat and vehicle.
Tongabezi Lodge, the first zambezi river lodge on
the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls, was
established in 1990. It is privately owned and run,
with the emphasis on exclusivity and romance,
enhanced by the warmth and hospitality of the people
of Zambia. Days at Tongabezi have no set pattern and
can be spent exactly as you wish. Choose simply to
relax or make the most of a wealth of activities on
offer. Each house and cottage at Tongabezi has its
own valet who will look after guests throughout
their stay. With in-depth knowledge of Tongabezi and
the surrounding area, your valet can become your
personal indispensable source of information.
The Tongabezi Honeymoon House: is built with romance
and indulgence in mind. Your private balcony
overlooking the river is the perfect setting for a
romantic dinner under the stars, or you can choose
to dine with other guests on one of the river decks.
The Tongabezi Tree House: These houses are made and
furnished with local materials and designed to
complement and enhance the natural surroundings,
whilst creating a feeling of intimacy and privacy.
Each is unique and will pamper to your most romantic
The Tongabezi Bird House: Sweeping views over the
Zambezi are a feature of every house. Great
attention to detail has been paid to the bathroom
areas and a special feature is the huge open-air
sunken bath in every room, where you can both unwind
to the serenades of an African evening.
The Tongabezi Dog House: In each house is the huge,
king-size bed, complete with luxurious down pillows
and duvet, and a magnificent, airy mosquito net, so
your sleeping comfort is assured.
The Tongabezi River Cottages: Situated along the
river bank, each cottage has a large double bed or
two singles, mosquito net, en-suite bath and shower,
and both indoor and outdoor areas for relaxing,
dining and enjoying the expansive river views.
|Sussi & Chuma
|Sussi Lodge accommodation consists of 10 luxury
tree-houses, built into the living canopy of giant
ebony trees lining the bank of the Zambezi river.
Each unit offers a private view of the Zambezi from
a private deck among the branches. The main lodge
building features a spectacular raised bar/lounge
deck, open air dining area, swimming pool and lawns
sweeping down to the water's edge.
Resident wildlife, such as hippopotamus and
elephant, is likely to wander through Sussi's
grounds at any time, since in the National Park they
have free reign.
A wide choice of activities adds to the attractions
of this elegant, secluded retreat which will ensure
a memorable stay.
- Air conditioning
- En-suite toilet, basin, shower
- Private viewing deck
- Mini bar
- Mosquito nets,. Overhead
- Tea/coffee facilities, Hair