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Laurel, Maryland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This resort was out of a fairy tale. Greated with hand washing and miramba players, hand massages, welcome drinks and hor devours. My room was FANTASTIC completed with soaking tub! Definitely a place for relaxation. Conveniently located to Victoria Falls.

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear MDDCNative, Wow! What a wonderful review, we truly appreciate your business and your trust in us. I am very happy to hear that our staff and service met your needs and expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind Regards Nalumino Wamuwi

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had an excellent stay for 4 nights. Our trip can be summarized as follows: Pros: - Views are spectacular, the photos don't lie. All rooms are river facing. - infinity pool is perfectly placed right next to the river. We spent a good amount of time relaxing there, enjoying the sun and splendid views of river and falls spray. -...

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Nickmartins7, We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with such detailed feedback about your stay. I am glad to hear that overall your experience was positive. I am very sorry to hear that several things throughout your stay did not meet your expectations. Please note that your concerns have been passed on to our management. Again, thank...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's a very nice hotel located right by the Zambezi. There's an excellent range of optional (additional cost) activities organised by a team with an office in the hotel lobby who were friendly and informative. The Terrace, pool and restaurant have beautiful views of the Zambezi, from the terrace you get an excellent view of the sunset and you can...

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear S5768OU, Thank you for staying with us at the David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa and for taking precious time in order to complete our guest feedback questionnaire, your kind comments are appreciated and I will most certainly pass these on to our "Team". We look forward to welcoming you back again to this beautiful part of Africa in...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The money saved on the accommodation can be put into all the activities Hotel was lovely, very friendly staff and delicious food.beds were super comfy! Most activities Went from this hotel or the Royal Livingstone

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Tammy M, I thank you for taking precious time in order to complete our guest feedback questionnaire. We truly appreciate your business and your trust in us. I am very happy to hear that our staff and service met your needs and expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind Regards...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an incredible hotel. Rooms are beautiful, location is amazing. Facilities are great. While we where here there we did a safari in Botswana. Would highly recommend that too. Great cocktails at the bar, food in delicious. Sara was very helpful in selecting tours to go on. Lovely to see victory falls.

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Annjj2000, Thank you for your kind review. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We will let Sarah know that you were pleased with her service. This is really one of the things that we try to maintain in our hotel. Hoping to see you back again soon. Kind Regards Nalumino Wamuwi

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel offering an amazing view over the Zambezi river, perfect to enjoy the breathtaking sunsets upon the river. Even got to see some hippos! This is a great place to be staying at when visiting The Victoria Falls.

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kali S, Thank you for staying with us at the David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa and for taking precious time in order to complete our guest feedback questionnaire, your kind comments about our Hotel are appreciated and I will most certainly pass these on to our "Team". We look forward to welcoming you back again to this beautiful...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous stay at David Livingstone Spa Lodge. The staff were fantastic from the reservation to the reception and throughout our stay. They were all most accommodating with the two young under 5's. Friendly, relaxing, professional spa onsite. A definite recommend.

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear LeeAnneSingh, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you would recommend us to friends. We hope to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Again, thank you for visiting our beautiful part of Africa. Kind Regards Nalumino Wamuwi

Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The position is very nice as are many of the hotels on the Zambezi river. Lunch was inedible as we were served a whole charred bony bream fish. Overcooked. Breakfast had no fresh rolls but day old ones each morning. No gluten free cereal.

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear 668maxinem, Thank you for your feedback. I am glad to hear that overall your experience was positive. I am disappointed to hear that our breakfast and lunch meals didn't meet your expectations. This critical feedback will be used in training our staff. I do hope that this will not deter you from visiting us again in the future. Again,...

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't stay there but had an evening meal. Entrance and dining area are large and very airy with high raised thatch roof. Service and quality of food was very good. The menu was very limited (~6 dishes) which was disappointing for a hotel of this apparent stature. The view of the Zambezi is excellent though

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jonathan V, Thank you for your stay with us. We were pleased to hear that you appreciated the Food of our hotel, an aspect of our hotel that is preferred by many of our guests. Your encouraging feedback will help us constantly improve our restaurant services, and we hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Kind...

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only spent 2 nights here but was very pleased with all the staff and the location, situated right on the Zambez, Perfect spot to watch the sun go down . Lodge provides a free shuttle service to the falls and back.

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ian B, Thank you for taking precious time in order to complete our guest feedback questionnaire. We are pleased to hear that you find our location to your liking. We truly appreciate your kind words about our staff. It is definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this. We will be sure to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The lodge offers visitors a restaurant, bar, conference facilities, suitable to cater for large groups and the individual traveler, with a variety of safari excursions and activities in and around the falls. The lodge consists of 77 rooms, all en-suite, of which 5 are suites and 2 rooms accommodate the differently abled comfortably. All rooms look out over the Mighty Zambezi and a leisurely sun downer can be enjoyed from your private balcony. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa

Address: Riverside Drive, off Sichango Road, Livingstone 10101, Zambia
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: RM1,076 - RM1,904 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 77
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“Not a bad room in the place. All rooms overlook Zambezi River.”
 of 5 bubbles MDDCNative, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have clear views of the river, some have trees in the way. The trees provide shade from the sun in the late afternoon, which is useful, and there's lots of room on the terrace so it's a matter of preference. ”
 of 5 bubbles S5768OU, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a river view.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnE841, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't open balcony in the morning,,unless u love having monkeys all over your room!!”
 of 5 bubbles lovenessm2017, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The safari lodge was fine except for the issues with reservations and booking.com”
 of 5 bubbles E2844RXstevenm, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
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