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    Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge

    Matetsi Safari Area | Upper Zambezi River, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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    Overview
    • Excellent85%
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    “game drives” (92 reviews)
    “the river” (98 reviews)
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We had a lovely warm welcome and this set the tone for our whole stay. Richard was our guide and he went to great lengths to make sure we saw as much wild life as possible - and such knowledge was really awesome! We were...More

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    Response from WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Nigel Thank you for your very kind and enthusiastic review on Trip Advisor. We always love to hear how much guests have enjoyed their stay at our gem in the Zimbabwean bush! Our staff work extremely hard to ensure that our guests have a...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We had a wonderful stay mid April for the beginning of our African Odyessy. Three days of pure bliss staff were wonderful and interacting and available for a chat any time whilst keeping the lodge running smoothly. Beautiful meals with variety for brunch set menu...More

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    Response from WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Ann Thank you for your wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you had such a lovely time! Your kind comments about Stan, Sue and the staff have been passed on to them. The chef will also be delighted that you enjoyed...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Imbabala was wonderful for a number of reasons. You stay in cabins in full view of animals-- large herd of impalas, some monkeys and wart hogs wandering around the lawn. The lodge has its own large private park, where you get guided game drives with...More

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    Response from WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you had such a lovely stay at Imbabala and enjoyed all the aspects of it so much! The privacy that it affords is certainly very special. Your kind comments about the...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    There was nothing we could fault while taying there. ALL the staff were efficient, friendly and vry accommodating and welcoming. Our cabin ws great! The amenities in general were wonderful, as were the meals. The wildlife was stunning and plentiful. We had an amazing time....More

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    Response from WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Dawn Thank you very much for your lovely review on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled that you and Rick had such a wonderful time at Imbabala. Our staff pride themselves on exceptional hospitality and your kind comments shall be passed on to them. Thank...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Just across the Botswana/Zimbabwe border the Lodge sits on a hill overlooking the Zambezi River. It is a very quaint lodge with separate luxury units which are totally fitted out with separate balconies. There is a separate dining, lounge and bar area but we had...More

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    Response from WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Peter Thank you very much for your lovely review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful time at Imbabala. It really is such a special place and we love to hear that the staff went out of...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$501 - US$684 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
    • #3 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Zimbabwe >
    • Matabeleland North Province >
    • Victoria Falls
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    • Imbabala Zambezi Safari Hotel Victoria Falls
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    Vijay R
    6 September 2016|
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    Response from j1roos | Reviewed this property |
    We arrived at Imbabala by car from Victoria falls. The drive was about an hour from a lodge we were staying at. We left for the airport in Botswana for our trip home to the U.S.we had transfers pre-arranged with our travel... More
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    5 July 2016|
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    Response from Tara V | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Yumi. I think your e-mail was for Trip Advisor or for Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge, but it was some how routed to me. If I can help in some way, please let me know. I'm happy to answer any questions about my stay at... More
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    14 January 2016|
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    Response from dej73 | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, I cannot officially answer your question because I was also a guest. What I can tell you is that when I booked our stay, everything was inclusive. All of our food and drinks and game drives - morning, afternoon and... More
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    "Bungalow 4 or 3 for the slightly better views."
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    "All the rooms were good. No air conditioning but free laundry."
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    "Great fresh air may be cool in winter all front open. Mosquito nets for summer ambience wonderful."
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    "Everything was great so sure the other cabins were just as good."
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