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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed yesterday NEW

While the watering hole is spectacular, the rest of the hotel is not. I found the quality of the rooms and service to be sub-par. The rooms are outdated and dank. The employees couldn't care less about you or your stay. You are simply a number. At the price per room, I expected A LOT more and left very disappointed....

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Victoria Falls
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'Lion King' experience - Africa as foreigners expect it to be: baboon, warthog, buck roaming the hotel- and village- grounds; elephant drinking at waterhole while dining; crocodile in the swimming pool... Though a business trip, it was easily the best holiday I have had in about 6 years!

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Brisbane
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Partner and myself recently stayed at the lodge for 3 nights and loved every minute of our time there. Rooms are basic, but clean and have all the amenities required, lovely big shower, However the best thing for me was the view, a view of the waterhole and all the animals that pay you a visit each day, Fantastic!!!...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a stunning hotel with amazing service and wonderful staff, I will definitely be coming back should I revisit Zimbabwe and will be recommending this hotel to friends and family. Thank you again for a wonderful stay

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VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you had a wonderful stay with us, we appreciate your recommendation! Thank you! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Victoria Falls
Reviewed 1 week ago

.sThe venue is beautiful. The only negative is that for older visitors the stairs can be daunting. The views are beautiful, the staff very obliging. The souvenir shop is a bit high. ..."...................."...............................................................".......l......

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VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback. We hope to host you in this beautiful setting again soon! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed one night in October, the last night of our safari and it was a memorable stay. Loved the fantastic views over the water hole from the dining area and our room. Hotel is a little way out of town but the views make up for this. We had an enjoyable lunch in the bar area enjoying the views and...

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VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write this wonderful review! We really appreciate your recommendation! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Victoria Falls
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent hotel , well located , in the middle of the jungle ! The service is excellent The room is well equiped and romantic, the bed is large and good view of the jungle The breakfast is very good The swimming pool is small but very well fitted out

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VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review! We strive for excellence so it is so rewarding for us to hear such great feedback! We hope you will visit us again! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel has a good location just outside the rather rundown town of Victoria Falls - apart from the upmarket hotels of course. There is a regular shuttle though. Room overlooking the waterhole was two-storey with full amenities - including a/c and fans, tea-making, two toilets, big shower + separate bath, nice furnishings and mosquito nets (tho' I didn't see any)....

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VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review. Our staff are always so touched when they are mentioned by name, we really appreciate it! We hope to host you again! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Victoria Falls
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view from our balcony. Staff was very accommodating. We traveled with a tour group who set up the reservation. This hotel had the best hot water of all the places we stayed. Hot water was almost instant, so watch it.

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VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are very proud to receive such great feedback. Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

W.Midlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having completed the Bear Grylls survival week on behalf of West Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, we were rewarded with a 2 night stay at this magnificent lodge. We all 11 of us, stayed in the Club part overlooking the watering hole fantastic viewing at all the wilderness could throw at us. The staff couldn't do enough, all so friendly and...

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Many thanks for your lovely review! We really appreciate your positive feedback and are so happy you had a great stay with us. Congratulations on completing the Bear Grylls Survival Week! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Voted the best Safari Lodge in Zimbabwe for 18 years running, the world-famous Victoria Falls Safari Lodge offers easy access to the iconic Victoria Falls, coupled with a wildlife experience that is truly unrivalled. Now in its 20th year of welcoming guests, the Lodge is built on a plateau overlooking the Zambezi National Park with endless unspoilt views to the horizon, just four kilometers from the Falls. This is the only sunset facing hotel in Victoria Falls, and the newly-renovated rooms and balconies are built up above a central waterhole which attracts herds of buffalo, elephant, giraffe, zebra, as well as night-time predators, such as lion and leopard. Our warm and personable staff are our greatest pride. Past guests frequently comment on our team's sublime hospitality and seamless delivery. The main areas of the lodge, such as the MaKuwa-Kuwa restaurant and the homely Buffalo Bar, are rich in ambience and also overlook the central waterhole, where drinks and dinners are often shared with wildlife meandering down to the water each day to quench their thirst. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

Address: 471 Squire Cummings Road, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range: RM1,317 - RM2,470 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Victoria Falls Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 72
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#2 Business Hotel in Victoria Falls
#3 Spa Hotel in Victoria Falls
#4 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
#5 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
#5 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
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“View of the waterhole is a must”
 of 5 bubbles Plaste1, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“views of water holes are a must”
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“Most of the rooms have an excellent view of the waterhole which makes it quite nice”
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