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471 Squire Cummings Road, Victoria Falls 263 Zimbabwe
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  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 21/01/12 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 21/01/12 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#8 of 23 hotels in Victoria Falls
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Voted the best Safari Lodge in Zimbabwe for 23 years running, the world-famous Victoria Falls Safari Lodge offers easy access to the iconic Victoria Falls, coupled with a wildlife experience that is truly unrivalled. Now in its 25th year of welcoming guests, the Lodge is built on a plateau overlooking the Zambezi National Park with endless unspoilt views to the horizon, just four kilometers from the Falls. This is the only sunset facing hotel in Victoria Falls, and the newly-renovated rooms and balconies are built up above a central waterhole which attracts herds of buffalo, elephant, giraffe, zebra, as well as night-time predators, such as lion and leopard. Our warm and personable staff are our greatest pride. Past guests frequently comment on our team's sublime hospitality and seamless delivery. The main areas of the lodge, such as the MaKuwa-Kuwa restaurant and the homely Buffalo Bar, are rich in ambience and also overlook the central waterhole, where drinks and dinners are often shared with wildlife meandering down to the water each day to quench their thirst.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Free breakfast
Evening entertainment
Walking tours
Kids pool
Free shuttle or taxi services
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Spa
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Minibar
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Complimentary toiletries
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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john h wrote a review Jul 2021
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We traveled with a family of 7. Very very happy with the service and the lodge. Beautiful, comfortable. Everyone was helpful. The food was surprisingly delicious and reasonable. Don’t miss the spa. Very fair prices and good massage. We did the Victoria falls hike. We did the boma dinner (food isn’t great but good experience). And the gorge activities. Swing. Zip line. Flying fox. Highly recommend!
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Date of stay: July 2021
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BooPeel wrote a review Apr 2020
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe1117 contributions5 helpful votes
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The Victoria Falls Safari Lodge certainly is a giant African tree house! The lodge is located on a hill which overlooks the Zambezi National Park. Everything about the lodge boasts "AFRICA". The main area in made up of the MaKuwa-Kuwa restaurant, the Buffalo Bar and the Vulture Deck. The area is open, with the only "walls" being the wooden pillars that hold up this "treehouse". The view from this area is one to behold! Guests look out onto a water hole which the wild animals come and drink from daily - you'll be mesmerized by the beauty of the bush and the wildlife. Each room has a King size bed and a private balcony with some looking out into the bush and others looking out onto the waterhole! Other rooms are the suites, which are double story and include a lounge area downstairs - perfect for a business trip! These rooms also overlook the waterhole. The MaKuwa-Kuwa restaurant is a 5-star experience. Meals are absolutely delicious, and service is impeccable. Other dining options are The Buffalo Bar for a lighter meal or the Boma Dinner & Drum Show for an exciting, traditional and interactive African experience! A vulture culture experience is held daily in front of the vulture deck, where the hotels guide feeds the vultures and educates guests about the importance of these birds in the African ecosystem. A wild experience as the vultures swoop down all at once to take their share! The staff at the lodge are amazing! Everyone is incredibly cheerful and helpful.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from Matina Sangwene, General Manager at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
Responded 26 Apr 2021
Hie Tony, Thank you for your detailed review!! We are thrilled to know that our friendly and cheerful staff made your stay amazing and we can not wait to welcome you back at our lovely property! Best regards, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge Management.
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Roelien Botha wrote a review Jun 2021
Rustenburg, South Africa1 contribution
What an amazing trip. Accommodation was beautiful and comfortable. The food was well prepared and very tasty. The service was excellent, all around. From the staff in the garden to management. Very helpfull and always ready to assist. The hotel shuttle service worked very well taking you to town or the Falls. Very informative drivers. What a trip!!!
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Sarah H wrote a review Jun 2021
Harare, Zimbabwe18 contributions11 helpful votes
We absolutely loved our short visit to this stunning hotel! Everything was so well maintained, professional staff and very yummy snacks of ribs and chips, jalapeño ball and beef samosas. We especially loved the jalapeño balls, not too hot and very tasty. The vuture feeding and talk was very interesting, and the guide was great at including the children. Our two younger children loved the pools. Looking forward to visiting, and hopefully staying soon!
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Peter L wrote a review Jun 2021
Pretoria, South Africa42 contributions1 helpful vote
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Fantastic experience. Service was great and staff were so friendly. Close to town and all activities Game viewing from the deck was awesome and elephant made regular visits to the pool deck area. Vulture restaurant was an extra-ordinary experience.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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PRICE RANGE
US$193 - US$523 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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victoria falls safari hotel victoria falls, victoria falls safari lodge
LOCATION
ZimbabweMatabeleland North ProvinceVictoria Falls
NUMBER OF ROOMS
72
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Frequently Asked Questions about Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Victoria Falls Safari Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park (3.1 km), Victoria Falls (3.0 km), and Devil's Pool (7.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Victoria Falls Safari Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pariah State Victoria Falls, Wild Horizons Lookout Cafe, and Livingstone Room at Victoria Falls Hotel.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Victoria Falls Safari Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Victoria Falls Safari Lodge offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.