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The Victoria Falls Hotel

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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

If it meets you budget stay here by all means. If it exceeds your budget stroll the grounds and dine or drink. There are very few places in the world left like this. Remember this is a government owned property.More

Thank CaptPete43
Management response:Responded 28 October 2016

Thank you for your feedback Kindly note that the building and land of the hotel is owned jointly by National Railways of Zambia and Zimbabwe. The management contract of the hotel is a partnership between African Sun Hotel Group and Meikles Hospitality Group. We agree...More

Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Truly lives to its billing as a member of "The Leading Hotels of The World". Service is top notch from the moment you get to these premises. You will appreciate professionalism of the porters, receptionists, housekeeping staff, waiters. Best views of the bridge and Zambezi...More

Thank John C
Management response:Responded 25 October 2016

Thank you for dubbing The hotel as the 'Epitome of Luxury!" We take our Leading Hotels Of The World status seriously and match that to the iconic aspects of the hotel. We are so pleased that you had a delightful experience.

Reviewed 24 October 2016

The Victoria Falls Hotel is a wonderful and beautiful place to stay. The concierge and staff were always willing to accommodate and satisfy our every need. The Livingstone room was excellent and the food was superb. The Jungle restaurant served a delicious breakfast and the...More

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Management response:Responded 25 October 2016

Thank you for your review and highlighting the issues with the windows and insects. Management are committed to take corrective action.

Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed there for one night on our way to Botswana. The hotel is very elegant, romantic and well appointed. The grounds are stunning. There are zebra roaming freely and outstanding views from the hotel, restaurants and rooms. The outside bar area is fabulous at...More

Thank Katmo1864
Management response:Responded 25 October 2016

Thank you for your review however have you mistaken The Victoria Falls Hotel with the Royal Livingstone Hotel as they have the wandering Zebra and not our establishment?

Reviewed 22 October 2016

A wonderful hotel,its position,service,and rooms are beyond belief. Breakfast overlooking the gorges,lunch by the fabulous swimming,not one fault. It is a beautiful colonial hotel with all modern comforts in the bedrooms

Thank EsOr2013
Management response:Responded 23 October 2016

Thank you for a wonderful review . We are so pleased that your choice of room pleased you. Great photo opportunities all those special views!

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$316 - US$749 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
#4 Business Hotel in Victoria Falls
#5 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
#6 Spa Hotel in Victoria Falls
#9 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$316 - US$749 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
#4 Business Hotel in Victoria Falls
#5 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
#6 Spa Hotel in Victoria Falls
#9 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Ivanalisa B
12 April 2018|
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Response from HOdie2014 | Reviewed this property |
It starts at 15:00 and you do not have to book in advance, also a special treat is to for lunch and if you do like meat, is to have the salad with crocodile meat - it was an interesting experience Heinrich
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vegansalsa
1 January 2018|
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Response from Sarah M | Property representative |
Please note the Pool is for residents only
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kaimurray500
2 October 2017|
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Response from MyallTeaGardens | Reviewed this property |
No...did not come across anywhere on our travels that accepted it
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Room Tips
"The rooms in the main hotel have fantastic views of the falls. The rooms in the Stables wings have..."
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"Make sure you get what you payed for."
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"Classic rooms have the best views"
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"Rooms over the lawn were very spacious"
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