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St. Clairsville, OH
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We stayed here during a visit to Livingstone. The room was comfortable, nice public areas, excellent service. They booked our tours for us and those were excellent. Even have free pancakes every afternoon.

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ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers, responded to this review

Thanks bethdre for your very nice review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to review us. With much gratitude, Elissa

Lacombe, Canada
Reviewed 27 July 2016

A friendly home away from home. Great pool and courtyard with very helpful staff. Great location to shops and restaurants. Easy access to safaris and planned activities as well with hotel pickup. Community kitchen available for budget conscious travellers

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ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers, responded to this review

Thank you very very much for your lovely and informative review Mel B. We are delighted. Thank you! With best wishes, Elissa

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Excellent customer service!!! the rooms were very clean and comfortable, give or take a few mosies. lovely home away from home atmosphere. fire pit was ace in the cold Livingstone night. located opposite a shopping mall perfect!! and next to Zambezi cafe gorgeous food!! absolutely loved it!!

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ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers, responded to this review

biingsta, thank you! We are so pleased to hear you had a good stay with us. Thanks for the wonderful feedback. With thanks and appreciation, Elissa

Sussex
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great friendly feel. Our daughter stayed here several years ago and thought that it would be ideal base for us all. We were in the chalets which had everything we needed. Excellent restaurants nearby.

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ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us pbk70. We appreciate the positive feedback. In fact, we are quite delighted! Thank you! With best wishes, Elissa

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I've stayed in all kinds of accomodation in all kinds of places - Europe, Australia, South East Asia, Southern Africa, and so on. I have yet to find any place that can match Fawlty Towers'. The managers are religiously dedicated to your experience, the staff are friendly, funny, and accomodating, and the ambiance is really well done, an oasis amongst...

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ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers, responded to this review

Thanks a mill for such a super duper review. We are flattered, thrilled and over the moon and really appreciate you taking the time to send feedback. With gratitude, Elissa

London
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Great central location close to a variety of places to eat and very friendly helpful proprietor. I wasn't staying here but regardless got guidance and help re: tours over and suggestions on what to do in Livingston. Spotlessly clean, wonderful welcoming fire pits on this chilly July evening. Definitely on my list of places to stay next time I am...

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ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your lovely feedback. I am so glad you were able to visit our lodge and that we were able to assist you with booking your tours. It sounds like you had fun. We really appreciate you taking the time to review us. Thank you very much for this. We are delighted to hear we are on...

Evesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Fawlty Towers is a great place. I went with my 2 grown up children.The place just has a really friendly ,family feel.Day time you can chill by the lovely pool.Evenings were spent around the camp fires and cooking BBQs .The staff are all really helpful and friendly .Free pancakes at 3pm and free tea and coffee all day!One area they...

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ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers, responded to this review

Thanks very much for a wonderful review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks for all positives and for the constructive feedback regarding our communal kitchen. Just to let you know, we are currently building a new kitchen downstairs where we will prepare meals beside the swimming pool. We have purchased a brand new industrial...

Macha
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We stayed at Fawlty Towers our first night in Livingstone, before moving on to rural Zambia. The staff was warm and welcoming and the hostel was just what we needed for a great night's sleep. We are choosing to return at the end of our rural trip, and the staff was incredibly helpful in making arrangements for our needs. Above...

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Brilliant!!!! Thanks so very much for a super duper review! We are very very happy that you were happy! Thanks for taking the time to review us and do come back if you pass through Livingstone again With much happiness, thanks and best wishes, Elissa

Beijing, China
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We stayed here for three nights and really enjoyed it. They have a nice pool where you can relax and hang out and if you are thirsty you can just order something from the bar. Just accross the street there is a super market and you can just buy food there, which you can braii/barbecue in the garden. The staff...

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Thanks very much for your wonderful review Eve26K. You have made us very, very happy! In fact we are over the moon! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for taking the time to review us. With thanks and best wishes, Elissa

Lynchburg, Virginia
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I was recently at Fawlty Towers with a group and found it to be charming and very comfortable. Because of a broken ankle, I had to stay behind while the rest of my group went on safari. The staff was very kind to check on me during the day and even bring meals to my room. I especially enjoyed the...

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ElissaDavie, General Manager at Fawlty Towers, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your delightful review. We are chuffed to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate you taking the time to write us a review. It is always encouraging to receive positive feedback as it encourages us to keep up the good cheer. Thank you! We hope your ankle is mending well. With best wishes,...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fawlty Towers is set in a large, private garden shaded with mango trees, with a crystal clear swimming pool. We offer accommodation for those on a budget, as well as private air-conditioned rooms and with the best service in Livingstone. Enjoy our free pancakes served every day, whilst cold beers and drinks are available at the bar. Try our chef's legendary meals or have your own barbeque round the pool on our braai stand. Internet access and a Wi-Fi hotspot is available. The Lodge is in the centre of town with seven cafes and restaurants less than 500 yards away and the town's largest supermarket is just over the road. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fawlty Towers

Address: 216 Musi O Tunya Road | Box 61170, Livingstone, Zambia
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: €14 - €43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fawlty Towers 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Ask for rooms away from kitchen since people start to use around 6:30am”
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