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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely location and beautiful grounds and pool/dining facilities. 16% surcharge plus 10%gratuities added to bill. Rooms were small and dated No fly wires on doors, so had to have doors closed because of marauding monkeys. Poor circulating air conditioning with set temperature made for uncomfortable nights.

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best hotels, staff and atmosphere in the world! Unbelievable value for your money. We can't say enough about the staff. Food was excellent and a great verity. We will definitely return with more family and/or friends!

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Prezley, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Thomas, Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you kindly for advising us of your wonderful stay. I am very happy to hear that you had a wonderful...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is walking distance to the amazing Victoria Falls. The spacious grounds are well kept and interesting. Zebra, monkeys and Impala share the grounds. It is very children friendly with plenty of room for them to run around. The rooms were clean. The restaurant good but if you want a spoil you can go to the Royal Livingston, the...

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Prezley, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ben, Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you kindly for advising us of your wonderful stay. I am very happy to hear that you had a wonderful...

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Please improve on courtesy of room service and apply same standards for all your customers otherwise my stay was very good. Why insist on cash on selected customers? My suspicion was perhaps the waitress was not being honest.

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Prezley, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you kindly for advising us of your wonderful stay. I am very happy to hear that you...

Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rooms are inferior quality. Flooring dated and uncomfortable. Showers are dated. Bed duvet and pillows are old and lumpy. Food in breakfast is poor quality with too many guests - leading to queues at cook stations. Dinner restaurant has also poor quality food and not enough quantity. Hotel is away from any restaurants so you don't have choice to go...

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Prezley, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jane, Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. My sincerest apology for the food and rooms experience, this feedback has been escalated directly to my chef and...

Ndola, Zambia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I think it is not a surprise for the majority of travellers that fcilities try to make money on you and only. Be careful when checking in. Stuff members will make every thing to steal your money. Check and recheck rates.

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Prezley, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. My sincerest apology for the booking problem and can only assure you that your feedback has been escalated...

Nairobi Region, Kenya
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great hotel, we enjoyed our time there for 4 days. Great customer service from reception to restaurant to room service. There was variety of food which was fairly food. The room was excellent in size as we were a family of 5, 2 adults and 3 kids. We loved the separate bath tub and shower areas. The pool was a...

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Prezley, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ben, Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you kindly for advising us of your wonderful stay. I am very happy to hear that you had...

Senegal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location was good, amenities well packaged, room was well kept. View from the room was beautiful, animals where gracing around in the resort. Zebras and springboks could be seen while sitting at pool.

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Prezley, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you kindly for advising us of your wonderful stay. I am very happy to hear that you...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my children from Kenya for the first time to see the Victoria Falls and the location of Avani (on recommendation of friends) was amazing. I am Zambian and this location brings such amazing childhood memories.

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Dear Musonda, Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you kindly for advising us of your wonderful stay. I am very happy to hear that you had...

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived at this resort this afternoon. Met with a glass of iced tea, check in was efficient and quick. We were taken to our room which is average size with a small balcony, double bed, sofa and fridge plus air con. The bathroom is quite large but is dated with mouldy tiles so a bit disappointed with that but it...

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Caron c, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you kindly for your very detailed feedback, I apologize sincerely for the inconvenience of the bathroom and...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Zambezi Sun, located on the edge of the eastern cataract of the Victoria Falls, reflects the richness and diversity of the country’s heritage; capturing the very soul of Africa – unpretentious, fun and welcoming. With its warm, earthy architecture, inspired by an African walled village and simple finishes highlighted in bright mosaics and fabrics as well as intoxicating Zambian artworks and accessories, the Zambezi Sun is set to turn your stay into a memorable experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about AVANI Victoria Falls Resort

Address: Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone 20100, Zambia (Formerly Zambezi Sun)
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: RM1,390 - RM2,139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — AVANI Victoria Falls Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 212
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Also Known As:
Zambezi Sun Livingstone
Zambezi Sun Hotel Livingstone
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Livingstone
#3 Luxury Hotel in Livingstone
#4 Romantic Hotel in Livingstone
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“All rooms have a good view of flora and fauna”
Tumza15, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“all rooms seemed well positioned”
SamMac17, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room on groundlevel on the side of the falls”
hgrobler1956, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor have entry to the pool side and hotels yard”
  • Beautiful colorful sink in the restaurant's bathroom
  • Restaurant's bathroom
Maggie1508, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our room was terrible and all others rooms were the same so not sure if they had good rooms”
  • this was in the shower cubicle
  • look at all the insects on the floor
  • shower floor
anila240, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
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