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Lower Zambezi, Chiawa Conservancy Zambia
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Zambia's Lower Zambezi is renowned for its magnificent herds of elephant, exceptional predator viewing and of course the Zambezi River. It’s also home to a most spectacular and unique private villa. Chongwe River House, sleeping up to eight in four spacious ensuite bedrooms, makes an ideal safari base for a group or family wanting a totally private safari. Activities include walks, drives, boating, canoeing, fishing and just relaxing on the deck.
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Pool
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Breakfast included
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Airport Transportation
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Luxury
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Full view
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Four of us had the pleasure and privilege of staying at Chongwe River House for 3 nights recently. It was superb. For aficionados of architecture the house is a combination of the Fred Flintstone era with a dash of Dali and Gaudi. The location is...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank worldtourist21
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We were lucky enough to come back to Chongwe having visited six years ago and it remains our favourite spot in Africa. The setting, the architecture and the hosts are incomparable. To lie in bed and see the sun rise over the river, hearing the...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

Amazing views, lots of wildlife visits to the house, fantastic food and amenities and the best hosts! We had a great experience here with our family members, plenty for everyone to do, lots of choice of activities and the kids loved the pool.

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank KateG1406
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I spent 4 nights here midway through a 16 day trip of Zambia in July. I cannot speak highly enough of Nicci and Alan as hosts, the variety of wildlife, the position with the river and animals so close and did I mention the food!...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Jan S
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This house is unique. Having it to yourself just gives this great feeling of togetherness! We enjoyed every minute of our time there. The open rooms, the community meals, the kayaking, the expedition on the Zambezi, just magical! The fully open rooms, a feature that...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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cathycg5664856
13 July 2018|
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Response from Chongwe_River_Camp | Property representative |
Hi Cathy. Thanks so much for getting in touch. I'm delighted you are considering Chongwe River House for your trip to the Lower Zambezi! Please do pop me an email and I will send on more details about the rates and what's... More
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"All rooms are fabulous but top floor has the best view"
_bruceian
18 Jul 2018
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"Only four rooms all with great views. Upstairs was great!"
F5967JCjans
21 Jan 2018
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"stay longer than you think.."
shaynefuller1
20 Apr 2017
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"Any bedroom in this place is an experience!"
tsmuttonbird
01 Oct 2014
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chongwe river hotel
LOCATION
ZambiaLusaka ProvinceChiawa Conservancy
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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