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Wistaston
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location with opportunity for many external activities locally. Helicopter ride was excellent Large pool good for cooling down in high temperatures. Food let it down. Nice room with bath and shower. Reception services efficient

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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. I am so happy to hear that you had a relaxing and memorable stay with us on the... More 

Lusaka, Zambia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a good stay at the resort. It is an ideal place for conferences and the service is quite good. However, you can improve on the variety of foods served. You could also improve on access to the internet.

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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. Your feedback has been noted very seriously and points mentioned escalated to both my Head Chef and IT... More 

Lusaka, Zambia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very refreshing stay at Avanilla Victoria falls and the staff were very professional. I will definitely go back and enjoy the tranquil that this facility offers. It's a very good facility for family and groups.

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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. Hope you had the opportunity to create many memories whilst staying on the Resort and got some amazing... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to relax &/or experience unique activities on the Zambezi river or the Vic Falls. Despite the fact that the falls were dry on the Zambia side at the time of our visit, the overall experience, activities and wildlife make this a great location to visit.

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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. I do hope that you managed to find time to view the Falls from the Zimbabwe side, this... More 

Lusaka, Zambia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

My disappointing stay at Avani in Livingstone Zambia due to poor service like food which was recycled and not fresh. I and other colleagues had diarrhea as a result. Some requests for services like laundry were not attended to and housekeeping section took long to clean the rooms usually after 2 pm.

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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. Please take not that your feedback has been taken very seriously, I would also like to reiterate that... More 

Lusaka, Zambia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an ultimate experience. You need to work on the buffet menu and bar. Very limiting. It is quite a step down from the experience of the hotel under the management of Zambia sun. Nonetheless it was good to come back to a familiar place after six yrears

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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. I sincerely apologize for the "change" you found at our buffet and bar with the limitations, not sure... More 

Bethesda, Maryland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is great. Right next to the Victoria Falls Park with free access, wildlife (e.g. gazelles walking around the pool) on the premises, beautiful setting, nice pool, restaurants, bank on the premises, etc. The rooms are comfortable, AC and wifi working, nice views. Friendly service. Shuttle to the Royal Livingstone Hotel.

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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. Good to hear that you managed to spend some time at our sister hotel, the Royal Livingstone, hope... More 

lusaka
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Avani is located in the perfect spot to see and travel to the VIctoria Falls. Internet is fast but goes away during peak hours (more due to the provider than to the hotel). The staff is very friendly and will help you in anything you need.

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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. I sincerely apologize for the inconsistent internet signal, we have been experiencing interruptions lately which our service providers... More 

Warwickshire
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 nights and really enjoyed this hotel. It is part of a large complex with it's sister hotel the Royal Livingstone. There is a shuttle that can take you between the hotels, or a path you can walk. Recommend you go there to watch the sunset over the Zambezi with a cocktail. Animals wander freely around the grounds... More 

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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. Your feedback is really wonderful and explains all our offerings in detail, thank you for this, so happy... More 

Lusaka, Zambia
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is awesome nice view and walk able distance to the falls and it was my first time visiting the place, I enjoyed the services good reception and I cant wait coming back to AVANI again with my family

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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. I am so grateful for your kind words, it is wonderful to hear that you both had a... More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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: RM1,434 - RM1,961 (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 Luxury Hotel in Livingstone
#3 Family Hotel in Livingstone
#4 Romantic Hotel in Livingstone
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