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Best Places to stay near Victoria Falls

THE ROYAL LIVINGSTONE 5* (ZAMBIAN)

Best Places to stay near Victoria Falls

Located 10 km from Livingstone Airport, 2 steps from the famous Waterfall, this new hotel offers a new level of luxury, conveying all the charm of bygone times. The small colonial-style buildings are not located directly on the banks of the Zambezi River, allowing you to enjoy the romantic sunset over the river from your room or watch the animals that come to the waterfall. Large rooms with bath, air conditioning, balcony or terrace with river views, satellite TV, telephone with voice mail, minibar, safe, 24-hour room service. Restaurant, outdoor restaurant-bar overlooking the river, pool. The price includes unlimited access to the waterfall Victoria.

How to get there

The Royal Livingstone Hotel is located in Zambia at Mosi-oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia.

Nearest villages

  • cities of Livingston – 5 km

Nearest transport hubs

  • airports 10 km

Hotel buildings and territory

  • decoration of the hotel National Park Mosy-Oa-Tunya
  • garden/park
  • cottage – 17 buildings with pointed reed roofs, large verandas and balconies
  • large hotel (200-700 rooms)

Entertainment and sports

  • riverboarding, absailing, bungee jumping
  • outdoor pool
  • sun loungers by the pool
  • canoe ($)
  • pleasure boats ($)
  • rafting ($)
  • massage ($)
  • sunbathing terrace
  • library
  • casino
  • sightseeing programs ($)
  • horseback riding ($)
  • safari ($)

Good for:

  • elderly people
  • families with children

Type of holiday

  • active
  • romantic and special programs for newlyweds
  • quiet
  • excursion

Rating and price

  • 9.1 on Booking
  • Price from: 620$ per night

Destination to Victoria Falls from The Royal Livingstone is 2.7 km

Pros:

Cons

  • Better to have some cash, the machine can be out of service sometimes
  • They do not accept accommodation with animals
  • Expensive

Avani Victoria Falls Resort* (ZAMBIAN)

Best Places to stay near Victoria Falls

This lovely ethnic style hotel is located next to Victoria Waterfall, 10 km from Livingstone Airport. It has 212 spacious rooms overlooking the pool. Bathroom, air conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, minibar, safe, tea and coffee maker, balcony. Restaurant, bar, pool. The price includes unlimited access to the waterfall Victoria.

How to get there

Zambezi Sun Hotel is located in Zambia at Mosi-oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia.

Entertainment and sports

  • outdoor pool
  • rafting ($)
  • fishing ($)
  • SPA ($) – at the Royal Livingstone Hotel
  • live music
  • sightseeing excursions ($)
  • golf ($) – at the Royal Livingstone Hotel

Good for:

  • business people
  • families with children

Type of holiday

  • active
  • business
  • quiet
  • excursion

Rating and Price

  • Price from: 256 per night
  • 8.6 on Boking
  • Destination to Victoria Falls from Avani is 1.8km

Pros

  • Access to the Zambian side of the waterfall is free,
  • Territory – forest park with wild animals.

Cons

  • For the offered rooms, however, it is expensive.
  • Lunch and dinner food have poor quality
  • Very slow water at the bathroom
  • Small rooms

VICTORIA FALLS HOTEL 5* (ZIMBABWE)

Best Places to stay near Victoria Falls

Built in 1904 in the colonial style, this historic hotel is located in the heart of Victoria Falls town and surrounded by gardens. The area of the hotel stretches to the observation deck, located on top of the waterfall. The hotel has 182 rooms, equipped with luxury and taste. The hotel has restaurants and bars, swimming pool, tennis, hairdresser, stores, library, baby-sitting, 24-hour room service. Evening shows.

How to get there

Victoria Falls Hotel is located in Zimbabwe at: Mallet Drive, Victoria Waterfall, Zimbabwe.

Entertainment and sports

  • swimming pool spa / jacuzzi
  • excursions, garden
  • salon and wellness center
  • body treatments
  • facial care
  • massage

Rating and price

  • 8.8 on Hotels
  • Price from: 500$ per night * depends on season
  • Destination to Victoria Falls from Victoria Falls Hotel is 2.4 km

Pros

  • Excellent customer service,
  • food and beverages and felt very safe
  • excellent location
  • hotel history is amazing
  • beautiful property

Cons

  • bathrooms  are very small
  • beds are tiny
  • house restaurant has a strict dresscode
  • tired carpets

VICTORIA FALLS RIVER LODGE 5* (ZIMBABWE)

Best Places to stay near Victoria Falls

Chic loggia, located on the very bank of the Zambezi River. The chalets are equipped with everything necessary for a hotel of this class, including air conditioning, bathroom with bathtub, shower, extra outdoor shower, large terrace overlooking the river and its own pool. The price includes three meals a day, including soft drinks and alcohol, 2 safari per day (including river safari), walking safari on request, located so close to Victoria Falls that you can see the water suspension from the falling water.

How to get there

Victoria Falls River Lodge, Kandahar, Zambezi National Park

Good for:

  • business people
  • families with children

Rating and price

  • 9.6 on Booking
  • Price from: 700$ per night * depends on season
  • Destination to Victoria Falls from Victoria River Lodge is 14.8 km

Pros

  • Excellent comfortable villas, that has everything.
  • Transportation from Victoria Falls airport is free at the hotel.
  • Kind and caring staff
  • Food and drinks are of high quality
  • The children will like the telescope
  • They offer additional morning / evening tours

Cons

  • The hotel is divided into 2 parts – the river bank and the island. Island part has only 5 villas…. and nothing else. The villas are isolated from everything which can be boring foe some tourists.
  • Nightclub is near. May be a high level of noise.

THE KINGDOM HOTEL 4* (WINTER)

Best Places to stay near Victoria Falls

This hotel is the closest to Waterfall (a few minutes’ walk). 300 rooms, located around the picturesque lake, with bath, air conditioning, minibar, telephone, TV. The hotel has 2 restaurants, bars, steakhouse, pool, tennis, squash, sauna. 24-hour room service. The hotel has the best casino in Zimbabwe. The hotel has large family rooms.

How to get there

MALLETT DRIVE, 1, Victoria Falls, Matabeleland North, 263, Zimbabwe

Entertainment and sports

  • Casino
  • 2 restaurants
  • Full-service wellness spa center
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Health Club
  • Children’s pool
  • Sports ground within the hotel

Good for:

  • business people
  • families with children

Type of holiday

  • active
  • business
  • quiet
  • excursion

Rating and Price

  • Price from: 135$ per night * depends on season
  • 9.6 on Horels
  • Destination to Victoria Falls from Kingdom Hotel is 0.8km

Pros

  • Access to the Zambian side of the waterfall is free,
  • Territory – forest park with wild animals.

Cons

  • For the offered rooms, however, it is expensive.
  • Lunch and dinner food have poor quality
  • Very slow water at the bathroom
  • Small rooms

Old Drift Lodge

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Old Drift Lodge is a perfect option for the visitors of Victoria Falls, romantic environment and a lot of helpful services will certainly make the visit here very enjoyable. Rooms in the Old Drift Lodge are provided with mini-bar, air conditioning and refrigerator. Visitors can enjoy a regular connection via free Wi-Fi.

How to get there

 Zambezi National Park Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe 

Entertainment and sports

  • 1 swimming pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa and wellness centre
  •  Bar

Good for:

  • business people
  • families with children

Type of holiday

  • active
  • business
  • quiet
  • excursion

Rating and Price

  • Price from: 1050 $ per night* depends on season
  • 10 on Hotels
  • Destination to Victoria Falls from Old Drift Lodge is 10.4km

Pros

  • Many recreational areas
  • Buffet with continental breakfast, fruit, cereals and juices
  • Spacious rooms
  • The staff was very friendly.
  • The food was of the highest quality
  • Ideal location 10 minutes from VictoriaFalls
  • Frequently near the house are elephants

Cons

  • The water is heated by solar energy, so there is enough hot water for at least 2 showers at the same time, although if you take an evening bath, in the morning you will not have much shower water left.

Batonka Guest Lodge

Guests lodge Batonka has a restaurant, outdoor pool, bar and garden on Victoria Falls. The hotel’s amenities range from room service and concierge services to free Wi-Fi throughout. The property provides family rooms.

How to get there

1406 Reynard Road, Victoria Falls Zimbabwe

Entertainment and sports

  • Patio
  • Gift shop
  • Outdoor swimming pool

Good for:

  • business people
  • families with children

Type of holiday

  • active
  • business
  • quiet
  • excursion

Rating and Price

  • Price from: 135$ $ per night* depends on season
  • 9.5 on Booking
  • Destination to Victoria Falls fromBatonka Guest Lodge is 2.1km

Pros

  • Breakfasts and dinners are just great
    • The staff is very friendly and courteous
    • Very convenient location for all attractions
    • A beautifully airy renovated building,
    • Spacious large well-equipped bathrooms,

     

Cons

  • Reception, bar, etc. is already closed at 22.

Elephant Hills Resort

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How to get there

328 Park Way Drive, Victoria Falls Zimbabwe

Entertainment and sports

  • Outdoor swimming pool

Good for:

  • business people
  • families with children

Type of holiday

  • active
  • business
  • quiet
  • excursion

Rating and Price

  • Price from: 170$  per night* depends on season
  • Travellers Choice on Trip Advisor
  • Destination to Victoria Falls from Batonka Guest Lodge is 8 km

Pros

  • Passing wild boars, antelopes, monkeys.
  • Many rooms overlook the beautiful panorama of Zabezi.The staff is very friendly and helpful
  • There is a very convenient transfer, no problems to get to the city every hour
  • Free shuttle bus to the waterfall

Cons

  • The hotel itself is quite old and requires repair.
  • Unfortunately, there is no program in the evening and together with a modest dinner and a bar, there is nothing to do in the evening.
  • Hard bed

Bayete Guest Lodge

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With garden views, Bayete Guest Lodge is located in Victoria Falls and has a restaurant, a tour desk, bar, garden, outdoor pool and sun terrace. Both WiFi and private parking are available at the lodge free of charge.

How to get there

584 Manyika Rd, Victoria Falls Zimbabwe

Entertainment and sports

  • Pool
  • Bicycle rental
  • Boat riding
  • Souvenir Shop

Good for:

  • business people
  • families with children

Type of holiday

  • active
  • business
  • quiet
  • excursion

Rating and Price

  • Price from: 150$  per night* depends on season
  • 8.6 on Booking
  • Destination to Victoria Falls from Bayete Guest Lodgeis 2.8 km

Pros

  • Wonderful enthusiastic staff at the restaurant and service
  • The breakfast is delicious and with good service and an excellent choice.
  • The pool is very beautiful and relaxing.
  • Wonderful charming garden,
  • Unsurpassed attentive service
  • Warm hospitality
  • Organization of excursions and tickets to all night clubs and attractions

Cons

  • The rooms need a serious renovation.
  • There are not enough sun loungers for guests
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