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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

We faced Victoria Falls and saw the spray. If it were the height of the season for the falls, we would have heard it. And the room was beautiful. Walking to amazing breakfasts, we would see animals such as Impalas, Warthogs, and Baboons. One morning...More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This lodge style hotel is well positioned at the end of Victoria Falls 'high street' & a 10 minute walk to the entrance to Victoria Falls National Park. It has a lovely pool area, pool bar & a restaurant with good quality food. Our garden...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stayed for 4 nights in October, in the new wing. The hotel itself is single story, thatched roof in a long arc overlooking an area which would flood in the wet season. It is 500m from Victoria Falls. On the lawn In the front...More

1  Thank Graham S
Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 30 October 2016

Thank you for the lovely review. Glad you enjoyed your stay and the animals visited.

Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a rather old but decent Hotel, very close to the Victoria Falls. Just 500 meters walk and you are at the entrance of the park. The hotel is good but the rooms need a renovation. It’s also clean both in the rooms and...More

Thank Marianna24
Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 30 October 2016

Thank you for the review and the comments raised. I'm sorry you found the pool not up to standard as it is maintained on a daily basis. Showers are indeed located at the pool in the change rooms.

Reviewed 24 October 2016

We spent three days at the start of our safari, and well pleased we did - good room and a good breakfast with pleasant helpful staff. I thought a 'Green' surcharge was a bit ripe when there are 2 helicopters overhead going through the daylight...More

1  Thank Brewersfriend
Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 30 October 2016

Thank you for staying and for the review. The Green Fee raised goes towards assisting the town of Victoria Falls build a recycling center.

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$243 - US$467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#4 Spa Hotel in Victoria Falls
#6 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
#7 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
#7 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
#9 Business Hotel in Victoria Falls
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$243 - US$467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Spa Hotel in Victoria Falls
#6 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
#7 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
#7 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
#9 Business Hotel in Victoria Falls
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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loutsia
19 January 2018|
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Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
Depending on the time of year as Hwange can have some amazing sightings. Chobe does require a border crossing so I suggest you obtain a multiple entry Visa upon arrival. The Chobe day trips are the most popular safari from... More
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loutsia
18 January 2018|
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Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
Hi, yes we can organise a Helicopter Flight for you. There are 2 options - 12min and a 25min. The longer option takes a flight into the National Parks and surrounds. The prices start from $150 with the longer option priced... More
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Ian V
29 August 2017|
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Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
Hello Ian, Your agent should have organised an airport transfer as part of your package. I have emailed them to ensure that this has been done but normally this is the case. Look forward to welcoming you to Ilala Lodge.
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"Any of the rooms on the ground level. All close to the breakfast and dining areas."
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"Rooms on lower level face grounds with animals, some upper rooms view spray from falls."
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"Don't take a room next to the building work on the new wing."
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"Get a room in the new wing. The ground floor was okay, first floor may be better!"
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