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Drifters' Victoria Falls Inn

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Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Stayed one night before flying home after travelling through South Africa, Botswana finishing up at Victoria Falls. Room was okay and clean - lighting was very dim and no place to charge phone - charger available in the bar. Shower produced a trickle of water - barely enough for a sketchy wash, let alone a shower. Breakfast was okay -... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 21 February 2016

I have visited Victoria Falls a couple of times over the past 20 years. Never knew about this place. Rooms are clean and you can see the little bit of detail and effort that is applied. Service is good. Bev ( manageress ) knows what she is doing. Swimming pool was a great cool down for the summer heat. Breakfast... More 

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Roeselare
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6 reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2015

We did the Botswana tour with Drifters. Our guide told this tour was not for sissies and so it was : sleeping in tents in the cold Kalahari dessert (minus 5° in Africa), riding on bumpy roads etc. It was all part of the experience !! And it was a fantastic experience !! So when we came in this lodge... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 April 2015

We were dong the Vic Falls Festival and we not up for camping, mosquitoes and tents. Not in the rainy season and Vic falls the town being a huge game farm with elephants, monkeys and warthogs just chilling in the cut with the rest of us, no thanks. So we found the drifters lodge close to the town but politely... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 22 May 2014

the bunkhouses are only $9 night and located very close to the bar, which plays very loud music. great budget accommodation, though, and they helped us plan all of our activities! the bar is fun, too, and good location in that it's easy to walk everywhere.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 28 December 2013 via mobile

This place was a welcome relief after 3 weeks on a camping tour! Lovely big room with an extremely comfortable bed and mosquito netting. The manager Bev is very helpful and made us feel welcome. The walk into town is approx 15mins. If walking is not your style, a cab can be called and costs around $US4-5. Breakfast is provided....and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 15 December 2013

It was part of the tour I took with Drifter's and I had no choice but to stay here. Of course any bed is better than a tent but it is unfortunate Drifter's does not update this place. It does not have to be this bad. It is old and falling apart. But this ugly girl can't even get make-up.... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 15 January 2013

We did a Southern Africa trip in December of 2012 and stayed at this lodge in the middle of the trip. The manager was incredibly rude to everyone on the trip with us, she treated us like we were an imposition to her by staying at the lodge. Overall we were very disappointed in all of the Drifter's managers throughout... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 7 January 2013

We have done a tour with drifters in South Africa in december 2012. We have stayed in multiple drifters lodges, witch were all unique, special and great. After our trip we took an extension to the Victoria Falls, were we also stayed in the drifters lodge, this was one of the least good drifters lodges we stayed at. The room... More 

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brisbane
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Reviewed 29 August 2012

Had 3 nights here. Beds comfy, rooms clean, breaky good. Able to organise tours easily. No wifi. Can walk to town, taxi is an easy trip. Due to elephants in town, (we didn't see any) u can't walk after dark. Good place to stay for a comfy, homely stay. ( no other meals avail other than breaky). Laundry service good,... More 

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Address: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Hotel Class:2 star — Drifters' Victoria Falls Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 39
Also Known As:
Drifters` Victoria Falls Hotel Victoria Falls
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“don't! If you have a choice get a room elsewhere!”
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“We had our own bathroom, but some of the rooms had to use a shared bathroom.”
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