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    Royal Zambezi Lodge

    P/Bag CH42, Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia
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    1 - 5 of 260 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Excellent service, great staff, smart and intelligent.. Great food, awesome and homely environment.. We had such an awesome experience and I will definitely be heading back to Lower Zambezi next year....

    Thank Asana A
    Reviewed 17 October 2017

    Enjoyable esp as the elephants wondered thru the camp. Martin the manager was really helpful and arranged several "special" lunches and dinners. Food was good but dinner always had the same vegetables and started with soup - the only starter - so no choice. Food;...More

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    Response from zimbolol, General Manager at Royal Zambezi LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Will154943, We appreciate you taking the time to send us your feedback & so wonderful you got to experience the wildlife right on your doorstep at Royal :-) We couldn't agree with you more regarding your feedback on Martin, our Guest Relations Manager, whom...More

    Reviewed 17 October 2017

    The Royal Zambezi, surpassed all expectations. Our experience was magical in every sense. The standouts were the incredibly knowledgeable staff, our guide Victor had the kindest of nature and was able to provide us with so much invaluable information having worked at the Lodge for...More

    Thank NathalieJH
    Reviewed 13 September 2017

    Just returned from a 3-night stay here. It was the highlight of our tour. The tents are amazingly beautiful and comfortable. The food delicious and beautifully served. The service and attention to detail is superb. The setting is truly "a little slice of heaven" with...More

    Thank lovetotravel132016
    Response from Royal_Zambezi_Lodge, General Manager at Royal Zambezi LodgeResponded 8 October 2017

    How fantastic that Royal Zambezi was your highlight. We are so pleased that you loved the Lower Zambezi and Royal as much as we do. This really is a unique part of the world. We really enjoyed having your group in camp, and thank you...More

    Reviewed 10 September 2017

    This Lodge is the most unique place I have ever stayed. Some reviewers described it as luxurious, but that is not an accurate description. The individual huts are tented with canvas sides and a thatched roof. The bathroom is actually outside of the tent itself...More

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    • Free Internet
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$994 - US$1 862 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
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    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Location
    • Zambia >
    • Lusaka Province >
    • Lower Zambezi National Park
    • Also Known As
    • Royal Zambezi Hotel Lusaka
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    lovetotravel132016
    A follow up question about the Cultural Village experience.... If you choose the optional extra of the cultural village experience, do you have to miss out on one or both of the other experiences of the day--game drive, canoe safari, game walk, etc? Can the cultural village experience be done during the day between the morning/evening game experiences? By the way, Odysseys doesn't seem to even know about your Cultural Village experience. I even asked one of their customer service people about it. I found it on your Lodge website. You might get more interest if Odysseys made it an option. (They do offer a village experience in Namibia--while the group is in Chobe--but there you have to miss both morning and evening game drives according to the information I've been given both verbally and in writing. May be different in reality since it's a 3-hour activity.) I am with the Odysseys group arriving on September 5.
    18 July 2017|
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    Response from lovetotravel132016 | Reviewed this property |
    I'm back from my trip. The Cultural Village is offered in the mornings (minimum of 2 participants). It becomes your morning activity, so you do miss a game drive or other activity. However, it is a nice ride up the river... More
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    1 July 2017|
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    Response from 364RoyalZambeziLodge | Property representative |
    Good day. Thank you for contacting Royal Zambezi Lodge. We have paper necklaces made by our village, the ladies group is called Wakasimba. The snare wire range is made by a company called Mulberry Mongoose, feel free to... More
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    26 June 2017|
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    Response from 364RoyalZambeziLodge | Property representative |
    Good day. Thank you for contacting Royal Zambezi Lodge. We are glad that you are considering the cultural village visit, as most of our previous guest found it to be a Humbling/life changing experience. The cultural... More
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    "The rooms are lodges , well equipped for the type of journey one is on"
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    "All the tents are good!"
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    "all the suites are similar though upgraded rooms have more space and a bathtub (which may be outside)."
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