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Penrith, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 May 2016

A beautiful lodge, run by a dedicated team, who really live their love of nature, and really want you to enjoy what Imvelo lodges and camps are all about. Friendly staff, and with Chris and Debbie at the helm, surely no one cannot but enjoy their stay here. And as for the scenery!! Wow!! We walked into the bar area...

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Hayley F, Marketing Manager at Gorges and Little Gorges Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 61Radders, Thank you for your fantastic Trip Advisor review! It is wonderful to hear you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the beauty, peace and tranquility of the lodge. It is an idyllic spot to relax and unwind and of course to be at eye level with black eagles as they soar past is an unbelievable experience! Thank you for...

Penrith, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Chris and Debbie manage Gorges Lode and their dedication shines through in all that they do, from their friendly attentive staff, to the meandering tropical gardens throughout the grounds. The views are stunning and it was a wonderful start to our holiday. Special mention to "Chicken", their pet guinea fowl! I think it also worthwhile mentioning that if you have...

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Hayley F, Marketing Manager at Gorges and Little Gorges Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Merrille R, Thank you for your lovely review of Gorges Lodge. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and we will pass your lovely comments on to Debbie and Chris (and chicken!). The views at Gorges are simply magical - it is the perfect spot to unwind and relax, especially in the beautiful indigenous garden spread along the...

Audlem, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

This was our 2nd visit to this perfect lodge (Only stayed 1 night last year and was determined to stay longer to fully enjoy the ambience and relaxed nature of the Gorges). Stayed for 3 nights at the end of a 6 night safari to the Okavango Delta. The Gorges is an ideal place to relax after many game drives...

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Hayley P, Marketing Director at Gorges and Little Gorges Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Chris G, Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review - you have made my day and painted into words exactly what Gorges is all about! I am so glad to read you loved the tranquility, the views and the hospitality of the lodge. That is our very aim to let our valued guests relax and soak in the...

Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

The most beautiful place on earth,magnificent views incredible rooms and the food oh my gosh don't get me started I can simply say amazing ,I would go back a million times, a special thanks to all the incredible staff who were always ready to attend to our every needs and a special special thanks to Chris and Debbie for making...

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Hayley P, Marketing Director at Gorges and Little Gorges Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sadiyah, What a wonderful review - thank you so much for the 5 stars and for the high praise. I will pass on your comments to the team at the lodge who will be so pleased to read your review. It is great to read you loved the ambience and the hospitality - this is what Gorges is all...

Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

You couldn't ask for more- Gorges is absolutely stunning with a very authentic African feel and all the creature comforts. Don't let the "African massage" on the bumpy road in deter you, it's well worth the half hour trip from the falls. We were greeted by Debbi who was a wonderful host, ensuring we had everything we needed and I...

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Hayley P, Marketing Director at Gorges and Little Gorges Lodge, responded to this review

Dear JamieHolly, Thank you so much for choosing Gorges for your honeymoon destination - it is the perfect spot for a romantic getaway. I am so pleased to read you enjoyed the homely feel of the lodge but also the luxurious chalets! I will pass on your lovely comments to Chris and Debs who will be so happy to read...

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Stayed here with my husband and parents a few weeks ago. I cannot say enough about how much my parents adored staying here -- they did not want to leave, and are hoping to come again for a longer stay. The setting on the edge of the gorge is unmatched -- every room has an individual, completely stunning view. Dinner...

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Hayley P, Marketing Director at Gorges and Little Gorges Lodge, responded to this review

Dear ALJM J, Thank you for taking the time to review Gorges and thank you so much for the 5 stars! It made our day reading it was the best place you've stayed in the falls! The traditional dancers from the nearby village love putting on special performances for our valued guests, im glad your whole family enjoyed the experience...

Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

We were warmly welcomed but the view outdid the welcome. The staff were great and accommodating to us at the last minute. I highly recommend this place as a place to stay and a dining experience. My husband was impressed and it's difficult to impress him.

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Hayley P, Marketing Director at Gorges and Little Gorges Lodge, responded to this review

Dear AshC, Thank you for taking the time to review Gorges and for the 5 stars! We are so pleased to hear we impressed your husband but you are right that view speaks for itself - it is quite spectacular! I will pass on your lovely comments on the hospitality to the team at the lodge. We hope to be...

Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2016

What more can I say? Second time to stay and just as good as the first time. I stayed again this time in Sept 2015 with my partner this time Our room, as most are, was set high above and on the edge of the gorge with black eagles nesting just across from our lodge and the rapids below The...

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Hayley P, Marketing Director at Gorges and Little Gorges Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kath, Thank you for choosing Gorges for a second time and especially for a big birthday! It is because of guests like yourself that spread the good word and support Gorges, that we can continue to support the communities surrounding the lodge. We have just opened a new luxury tented extension along the gorge, so hopefully you will return...

Reviewed 9 February 2016

This lodge is absolutely awesome. Chris and Debbie who run it are amazing people. Attention to detail is impeccable and the food is excellent. Nothing is too much trouble. Do yourself a favour and stay here on your visit to the falls.

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Hayley P, Marketing Director at Gorges and Little Gorges Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 368traceyp. Thank you so much for the excellent review - we are so pleased to read you thought Gorges was awesome! I will pass on your lovely comments to Chris and Debs and we hope you come visit us again one day soon! Thank you again from the whole Imvelo team for the 5 stars!

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I'm rounding up from a 3.5 because Debbi was so lovely and helpful during our time there! After seeing the Royal Livingstone I really wish we would have stayed there but I had no idea as to the distances and was worried about the lack of water at the falls from the Zambian side. As it happened we only went...

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Hayley P, Marketing Director at Gorges and Little Gorges Lodge, responded to this review

Dear KSJones1, Thank you for taking the time to review Gorges, feedback is so important to us to ensure we continue to provide excellent service to our valued guests. Gorges is indeed 30 minutes outside of the falls and as such offers a unique Victoria Falls experience from a peaceful and idyllic base on the edge of the Batoka Gorge....

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Gorges and Little Gorges is a mere 30 minute drive from Victoria Falls town and offers a unique Victoria Falls experience from a peaceful and idyllic base on the edge of the Batoka Gorge - a perfect choice for your Victoria Falls safari adventure! At Gorges you can relax away from the hustle and bustle of Victoria Falls town - our peaceful guest accommodation is nestled in a landscaped garden that makes walking to your room a joy, and our staff are renowned for their warm hospitality. Gorges is famous for its spectacular views, described by some as the best in southern Africa; whether you are enjoying a cup of coffee at sunrise on your private veranda or a cool refreshment by the pool at sunset, you will be constantly drawn to the stunning vistas provided by the Batoka Gorge and the rushing waters of the Zambezi River below. Little Gorges is perched on the edge of the Batoka Gorge next to main Gorges. This tented extension of Gorges overlooks the dramatic junction of the Dibu Dibu River and the Zambezi, where black eagles and lanner falcons nest in the sheer cliff faces. Construction of the luxury tents in this rugged, rocky and broken terrain necessitated careful planning and feats of engineering and is a wonderful alternative to the main Gorges chalets while still providing all the same comforts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gorges and Little Gorges Lodge

Address: Zambezi River Gorge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range: €408 - €648 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gorges and Little Gorges Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“We liked being closer to the center of the lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles marty418, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have excellent views of the gorge”
 of 5 bubbles 728ianl, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms have great views”
 of 5 bubbles chrispJ1721EB, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 was private with a great view, but easily accessible from the main lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles cadmanstruggle, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All lodges are private and have views of the gorge.”
 of 5 bubbles JanellC, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
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