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954 Spencer Rd | Chinotimba, Victoria Falls 263, Zimbabwe (Formerly Savanna Lodge)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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19 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Let me start by noting that the staff at Adventure Lodge were helpful, friendly and nice. No complaints there, though I had to wait 15 minutes in the lobby before someone came to check me in and give me my room key on arrival. The breakfast is fine and the rooms clean enough. Location is not bad either, as you... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I was staying here with my sister due to a last minute decision. We originally planned to stay in a different lodge outside Vic Falls, but changed our minds for different reasons. Well, the place is clean & fairly priced. They offer good, cheap drinks & meals in the bar area. They even have a small pool if you want... More

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I was a volunteer in Victoria Falls in August and September last year and stayed at the Adventure Lodge. The rooms were big enough for 2 of us to stay in and loads of cupboard space to put all of our things. The room also had a fan which made sleeping so much comfier as they kept the room cool... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

excellent value for money - clean and good place to book all you Vic Falls activities - rafting, bungee jumping etc. Rooms are snug but good for a sleep. Drink heavily and you won't notice. Food is good and cheap - beers always cold and nice bar area and swimming pool.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

As the title suggests, we had an absolute gem of a time! Rooms were just perfect for those wishing to get out and experience the falls - not to mention all the activities one can partake in around them! The management and staff were very friendly and very helpful; all was organised without hassle or fuss. Great atmosphere and a... More

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Top Contributor
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28 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

This is my second visit to Victoria Falls. I decided I wanted to stay where my overland tour ended and be closer to town. It is a no frills accommodation, just a short walk from town. Reasonably priced with helpful staff who will help you book your activities. Breakfast was ok - you can only choose one item from the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here as part of a trip through Southern Africa. It was in fact the last two nights. This is no way to end a trip. The rooms were about 8-9 ft in each direction. There is no room to put anything, other than on your bed. There wasn't even a glass to use in the bathroom. The interior... More

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Brent W, Owner at Adventure Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we actually have 10 rooms which have AC, and during the heat of October I fully understand that the standard rooms would be uncomfortable, we have recently upgraded all the fans in the rooms as the old ones could not produce any breeze at all. Our rooms are very small and that is why our... More

Adelaide, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Adventure lodge isn't all that special, but accommodation in Vic Falls tends to be pretty expensive. The staff are generally friendly, there is free wifi (if you can get anything to load!), meals are decent price and it is an easy walk into town. The town itself felt very safe during the day, with tourist police everywhere to watch out... More

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Brent W, Owner at Adventure Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review of our budget Hotel, we appreciate honesty and feedback, we hope to see you back in Victoria Falls in the future, thanks and all the best. Regards Brent More

Johannesburg, South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Adventure lodge is all one needs for a budget holiday. When in an amazing place like this you are out and about sight seeing most of the time anyway. The staff are very friendly and helpful the food is good (Large portions) for a good price. The rooms are basic but perfect for a couple except we did have a... More

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Brent W, Owner at Adventure Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Travel Bug Thanks for your honest review, we obviously take all comments seriously and do our best to improve for the next guests stay. The TV's are very old and we do only have a few channels due to the costs associated, we also support the view that the rooms are for sleeping in, the rest of the time... More

Sudan Khartoum
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Before I booked at your, I did my own research. Now I was at your lodge physically myself and my family. I realised that some of the reviews were not fair to be honest enough. I found Adventure lodge to be a better place to stay and it worth your money as a budget lodge. Although some few areas need... More

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Brent W, Owner at Adventure Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Edward Thank you for your honest feedback, we are constantly trying to improve what we offer, it has been a long hard road as we only took control of the Lodge just over 2 years ago and have not stopped making improvements and we intend to continue doing what we can to improve the lodge. Thanks for your comments,... More

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Address: 954 Spencer Rd | Chinotimba, Victoria Falls 263, Zimbabwe (Formerly Savanna Lodge)
Location: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 21 Specialty lodging in Victoria Falls
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Adventure Lodge is centrally located between the high density suburbs of Victoria falls and the Industrial area, and its very close to town (about 5 minutes walk) and the falls itself (about 15minutes walk). We are a Budget Hotel, the rooms are small and all en suite with built in cupboards and a centrally located restaurant, bar and pool area. There are air conditioned rooms available and these are recommended during the summer season. The other rooms do have fans but the ones with lights fitted and these are not very strong but help to circulate the air.We also have 5000 m2 camping area adjacent to the Hotel.We can organize any activities you would like to do while staying in the adventure capital of Africa. Activities available are as follows Tour of the Victoria Falls, white water rafting, elephant back safaris, canoeing, bungee jumping, chobe day trips (Botswana), Hwange day trips, Livingstone day trip (Zambia), lion walks, tour of the falls,sunset cruise, helicopter flight of angels, game drives and cultural village tours. We also have a Tour operator division which can handle any queries for this region and can provide all Destination Management services. ... more   less 
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