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Helsingborg
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We stayed here for three days of R and R after 8 day safari, The place is fabulous and the pictures do not do the view justice. The owners and the staff are very friendly and helpful, you are made to feel very welcome from the outset. It is almost like being part of the family. A great atmosphere to...

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lizzy, thank you for your beautiful review! We love it when people enjoy their stay with us. We will definitely give more attention on the food service as suggested! Thank you. Taita Team.

Reviewed 25 July 2016

You will be hard pressed to spend time in a location with the views of Taita Falcon. I visit Taita 4 times a year and believe me, the pictures of the Gorge really don't do it justice. Anmarie and Faan are such gracious hosts and the staff bend over backwards to make sure your every need is looked after. The...

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

It so good to hear from you! We appreciate your review of Taita very much and hope to see you again soon! Taita Team

New York
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We had the most wonderful 3-night stay at Taita. There were five of us in 4 cabins. First, the view over the gorge is awe-striking. The rooms have straw walls that don't go to the ceilings and trees in the shower, and just this perfect combination of luxury and rustic outdoors, with lovely beds with mosquito netting and in the...

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We love it that you enjoyed your stay with us.Thank you also for understanding that certain things are not perfect as we are a bit out of the way of the normal connectivity but are the best place to just get away and relax without being too far to enjoy all the activities on offer...

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We happened upon the TAITA FALCON LODGE as we had not researched nor booked anywhere to stay in Livingstone prior to our arrival by hired car. It was the unplanned part of a bigger trip to Zambia -and the part we decided to let fate take a hand in. I was attracted to the sign on the main road to...

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very nice review. We love it that you have enjoyed your stay with us. It was really good having you at the Lodge. Taita Team

Cape Town
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The lodge may be a bit of a slow drive from town, but it enjoys a unique location and fantastic view perched on the edge of the cliff above the rapids. The communal area is very relaxing and it is easy to just lose track of time whilst taking in the scenery. Sadly, the pool area is rather neglected. The...

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Laura, thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. About the swimming pool being unloved-just thought I should mention that the new pool cushions are already being made and the paving around the pool is on our books for repair in the low season end of the year -will definitely get some love...

Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

What a view! Each morning before brekfast reserve few minutes to enjoy views of Zambezi from the lodge. It is truly wonderful place. Very quiet although not far from Livingston and very Eco. Ask for chicken curry from the lodge manager, its best curry I had in Zambia. Enjoy.

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Please do come again!

Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Great place but for those that needs to stay connected...... rather not. The only have Wi-Fi when the generator is on and that was slow. Managers will use mobiles and laptop in the main area. You will easily see they are on the net giving you impression Wi-Fi is on but its not. Had no water two times in a...

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are sorry you found our WiFi slow but unfortunately it sometimes happens. We are a bush lodge that tries to give our clients connectivity in difficult circumstances.We will make sure to check our water levels! Hope you have enjoyed the rest of your stay with us!

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 12 April 2016

The lodge is a romantic, idyllic, pristine, and unique location. Truly something out of a dream. The staff at Tatia went out of their way to make sure our stay was smooth and relaxing. The location is a bit far but that is part of the charm, you really feel like you are in a unique place. The views are...

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your very nice review! We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Wow! This place is absolutely gorgeous and it was wonderful to be able to stay here, if only for a night. I really loved the gorge, the comfortable and unique rooms, the outdoor shower, the hotel restaurant and the incredible family/staff running the place! I admire the eco-friendly focus of the lodge, and the efforts to create a more natural...

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Jo, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we appreciate you wonderful review!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Absolutely nothing negative to say about Taita Falcon Lodge at all. WOW, what a stunning place! Beautiful rustic chalets with fantastic powerful showers, amazing views, lovely food and a well stocked bar. A very friendly and warm welcome....very professionally run, and nothing seems to much of a bother for them. It's such a wonderful romantic place, and a perfect place...

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We love it when you enjoy your stay with us! Thank you for your beautiful review and please come and stay with us again!

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Taita Falcon Lodge is only 11 km from the Victoria Falls and is stunningly perched 200m above the Zambezi on the edge of the Batoka Gorge and is a luxurious bush experience at the Victoria Falls. Owner managed, the lodge's focus is on providing personalized service to each individual client. With only 7 chalets, the lodge offers an intimate stay or an exclusive venue to smaller groups. Each spacious chalet is en-suite with its own private garden and outdoor shower. The chalets are constructed of reed and stone with 3/4 walls bringing the outside in. All creature comforts are catered for in their elegantly down to earth design. Chalets are individually prepared as double, twin, triple or family rooms. The indigenous gardens are blended with "bush zen" sand gardens at the lodge entrance and chalet exteriors, and a "green theme" around the swimming pool. There is a boma where evening winter meals are hosted around an open fire. The large viewing deck and adjacent lounge play host to meals and pre-dinner drinks in conjunction to providing expansive views downstream and miles beyond! Our meals are hearty "Afrikaans style" cooking with healthy options prepared in conjunction. We offer full board packages as well as fully inclusive tour packages incorporating visits to the Victoria Falls, cultural village tours, guided bush and bird walks, game drives and a sunset cruise. Any of the numerous activities in the region can easily be arranged by the Lodge. A paradise for birders, Taita also offers guided hiking trails in and around the Batoka Gorge.An ideal beginning or ending to your African Safari - spend a few days taking in the natural wonder of the Victoria Falls and the many adventure activities that the region has to offer!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Taita Falcon Lodge

Address: Batoka Gorge | Mukuni, Livingstone 10101, Zambia
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: R2 358 - R3 595 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Taita Falcon Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Any room has stunning views”
  • Gorge view
  • View over looking gorge
 of 5 bubbles jonathanvergeer, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all are really good chalets!!!”
 of 5 bubbles ainoas2017, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You will never forget the view of the gorge from here!”
 of 5 bubbles Puneite_10, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The cabins are all separated by a good amount of space and very quiet. They are all excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles SaStrau, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I think all rooms were similar and dotted throughout trees and rustic paths.”
 of 5 bubbles YvonneCarole, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
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