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Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Great gateaway place to be for a totall excellent relaxation from the daily city noise and experience the world from a different angle.Appreciate nature by visiting the mighty victoria falls and its immediate surrounding environment

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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. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 April 2016

My husband and I cannot say enough about the friendliness of the staff, the grounds were well kept & animal life magic. This was a once in a lifetime experience for us and the Avani made it wonderful. Our friends had a couple of problems with their room but it was attended to immediately and they received a complementary bottle...

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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. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s...

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 31 March 2016

The hotel is located next to the falls. From the room you can hear the noise of the water of the falls , at least in the rainy season . The rooms are very good and the service is very good. For the garden you can get to see monkeys , impalas , zebras ..

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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. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s...

Katonah, New York
Reviewed 29 March 2016

The rooms were very good and the service was excellent. Wild animals on the grounds and a good bar and band. Very close to the Falls. Zambezi River boat trip was booked through the resort and was excellent. A special tribute to our waitress, Trebby Malilwe, and the hotel driver who took us to the bridge. They really went out...

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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. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s...

Lusaka
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Had a wonderful weekend with the family. Rooms were neatly presented and the service was excellent ..have no complains Though found the activities quite pricey but hey the best part was the Victoria Falls. Out did all .. Definitely will come back ..

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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. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s...

South Africa
Reviewed 29 March 2016

the hotel and the environment met our expectations! WHAT A VIEW! the staff was very professional and friendly.The food was delicious and the service everywhere was great. being so close to the Falls was absolutely a bonus!

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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. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s...

Lusaka
Reviewed 29 March 2016

The staff were very friendly, Bartholomew was exceptionally friendly. The room was well arranged. The kids loved the ease of getting to the pool from the room. We loved absolutely enjoyed the walk to the Victoria fall. The Shuttle between the two hotels was always timely.

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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. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2016

I've never so many people smile! The staff were always happy and attentive. This was the first stop of our honeymoon, and after checking in and realizing they popped us in a twin room, I asked if it was possible for a double room as we were celebrating our honeymoon. The lady looked at us and went really?? congratulations! of...

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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Avani has beautiful surroundings and the theme is appropriate for a hotel by the Zambezi. Unfortunately during my 6 day stay my room was only cleaned once and the amenities in the room were hardly replenished. The staff at the front desk are not friendly. The biggest problem is that the amount of money paid is too much to have...

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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 would like to sincerely apologise for this sub-standard service you received from us during your stay, we...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Our family were fortunate enough to stay here twelve years ago, so visiting for mid morning coffee stirred some memories. The rain made little difference to the experience though we didn't try the pool this time... Prices have rocketed and the hotel seems to be used for conferences rather than guests primarily. Decor is one giant film set (Sun International's...

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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: €299 - €448 (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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“all rooms seemed well positioned”
 of 5 bubbles SamMac17, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room on groundlevel on the side of the falls”
 of 5 bubbles hgrobler1956, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor have entry to the pool side and hotels yard”
  • Beautiful colorful sink in the restaurant's bathroom
  • Restaurant's bathroom
 of 5 bubbles Maggie1508, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our room was terrible and all others rooms were the same so not sure if they had good rooms”
  • this was in the shower cubicle
  • look at all the insects on the floor
  • shower floor
 of 5 bubbles anila240, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ground or upstairs have advantages. No complaints from group.”
 of 5 bubbles jennymR3680UZ, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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