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Garden City, Michigan, Usa
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We stayed at a much smaller Bed & Breakfast in Livingstone for 3 nights before splurging on 3 nights at the Avani. It was well worth it! We stayed in a family room (2 children ages 3 & 6) with two beds and a bathroom. The room was not big but it had air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, TV and a...

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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...

Toronto
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We stayed for 2 nights in this hotel. They have a couple of restaurants on site with decent food. What I love about this hotel is the location to the falls. It is only a 10 minute walk to the falls. You can see wild zebras on premises and also baboons, especially when you are walking to the falls. The...

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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...

Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2016

This hotel is just so close to the falls you can easily walk there. Very hot so air con in rooms was invaluable. Staff really helpful and friendly, food was average and no air con in main restaurant, nice outdoor pool and great to see Zebras milling about the grounds.

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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...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Since I'm a wheelchair user, it was essential for me that the hotel was wheelchair friendly, and it absolutely was. The food was great, breakfast waffles were a favourite and so was the lunch time pizza. Service seemed slow at times but only because the hotel was crowded and full up. The decor has a Moroccan vibe and is beautiful....

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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, Zambia
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I have stayed at the Avani (formerly the Zam Sun) on many occasions. The staff make this hotel, they are unfailingly polite and helpful at all times from the breakfast staff to reception. Rooms are always maintained to a high degree of cleanliness and the location is very convenient for the falls. The gardens and pool are beautiful and always...

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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...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 29 December 2015

My Mom and I stayed here for 3 nights and really enjoyed it. Great rooms, friendly staff, delicious food. The decor is very beautiful with full African theme. The location is especially good because you can walk to the gate of the park to view the Eastern ridge of the falls in 5 minutes as well as to the Royal...

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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...

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Reviewed 28 December 2015

We stayed at the Avani (formerly the Zambezi Sun - so formerly that the key cards and some of the signs still say 'Zambezi Sun') for 3 nights in December. The facilities are pleasant, the hotel is located right next to the Victoria Falls (you just walk out of the back gate and enter the Falls for free as a...

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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...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 24 December 2015

We were at Avani for four nights and it was superb. Rooms were clean and tastefully furnished. Bathroom had bath and shower. Beds were comfortable. Sliding door in each room, ours was facing the gardens (better option than facing the pool). I read in a past review a complaint about the air conditioners were not working during certain times of...

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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...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 21 December 2015

We had a fantastic 2nd floor room that had quick access to the pool, pool bar and access to the falls. We even observed Zebra from our balcony. The room had a nice bathroom and included a hairdryer, refrigerator and TV. The Wifi was pretty good and I appreciated the USB port for charging electronics. We found the employees friendly...

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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...

Sunderland
Reviewed 19 December 2015

This hotel is ideal for a couple of days stay to see Victoria falls which is only a 10 - 15 minute stroll. The rooms need a little updating but are still clean and pleasant with good air conditioning the pool area is great for kids and the surrounding garden areas are immaculate and regularly get visited by the local...

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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: €303 - €475 (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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