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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were very friendly and helpful. Facilities and food were a bit basic, however the bar and restaurant have attractive terraces overlooking a lagoon with resident hippos that provide a bit of entertainment. We found the website to be a little misleading regarding the accommodation, we ended up with bunk beds in our room that we didn't book for. Anyway...

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Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in a luxury tent, which was quite comfortable. Had the best sleep in days. Tent and amenities were well designed. I liked the open air shower for it gives the feeling of being in the bush without sacrificing comfort. Staff were efficient and well-trained. They seem to like their place of work.

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Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here several times. Nothing to write home about in terms of rooms and/or restaurant. However, it is peaceful, food quality good & of value for money. Staff always friendly and willing to assist. Lounge/bar view is good and of the Maramba River with resident hippos all year round (sometimes the resident large crocodile) . Most chalets/tents are set within...

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Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed there for three days and it was a mesmerizing experience. If you are visiting livingstone and staying somewhere in downtown or any other hotel at usual place, you are wasting some good opportunities. A must stay place for following reasons 1. Very close to nature. Green with lot of trees. It gives you a very different feeling of...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We stayed here for the first few days of our African trip and although its not the flashiest joint in Livingstone it still ticks the boxes and the price is right. Its about half way between Livingston township and Victoria falls which is great. Rooms were very clean and tidy, food was plentiful and tasty and service was great as...

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Ellsworth, Maine
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Our room wise nice, as was the staff. We loved being by the river after being in Zimbabwe which was very dry. A great contrast in scenery as well. While we were in Zambia we swam in "the Devils Pool and enjoyed being around water. From the bar area we saw hippos in the river, and outside our room we...

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South Africa
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We have stayed at Maramba River Lodge at least 5 times in the last 10 years. It is still good value for money, the staff is pleasant and helpful but I couldn't help but noticing that things are not the same anymore and is gradually loosing its appeal. The building have been repainted from the old yellow to green but...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is a simple lodge with fairly basic accommodation but is well run and in a great location right on the bank of the Maramba river. We were just here for two nights, as a base for visiting Victoria Falls, but enjoyed relaxing around the pool and watching the wildlife around the river. The wildlife does come even closer -...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I stayed in the safari tent. The bed was comfortable and the tent had everything I needed. It was a little worn but everything was perfectly functional. There were a lot of mosquitoes at the lodge. The food at the lodge was decent but nothing special. There was an outdoor bar that overlooked the Maramba River. We spotted some hippos...

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Kapellen, Belgium
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights. The chalet we had was very basic, but tidy, clean and comfortable. The mosquito net around the bed was very good. You definitely need one if you stay here. The view over the river (at the bar and restaurant) was wonderful. We have sit there for some moments, had a drink and watch the...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4km from The Victoria Falls, Maramba River Lodge provides a most attractive all-year-round base to access The Victoria Falls. Maramba River Lodge is situated in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park overlooking the Maramba River. The lodge is visited by the resident wildlife with elephant wandering through the grounds at certain times of the year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maramba River Lodge

Address: Mosi Tunya Drive | Livingstone, Victoria Falls 60957, Zambia
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range: €70 - €112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Maramba River Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Choose a luxury tent over the chalets - same price but more airy and spacious”
 of 5 bubbles jonathanvergeer, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Prefer for a Chalet unless you are alone or want a budget tent.”
 of 5 bubbles ilyask_11, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are pretty much the same.”
 of 5 bubbles 567brettl, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try and get the chalets rather then the tents.”
 of 5 bubbles voyagersolo, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles ultimathule66, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
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