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The Victoria Falls Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2 Mallet Drive, Victoria Falls PO Box 10, Zimbabwe
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Ranked #7 of 12 Hotels in Victoria Falls
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Reading, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

From the moment you come down the drive, you immediately take a step back in time. The staff have done an amazing job at keeping this place in great condition while preserving the history and feel of the hotel.I was lucky enough to stay in a room in the royal suite for 2 nights. We ate at Jungle Junction one... More 

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Atkinson, NH, USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel a couple of weeks ago while visiting the falls. It is, by far, the best of the in town hotels. It is well kept, and the staff are lovely. The rooms were big and comfortable. Internet while we were there was very acceptable. I cannot believe that the Ilala Hotel is rated higher on Tripadvisor.... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is probably the most historical in the Victoria falls area. Beautifully located with a view over the bridge and the falls mist. It is overall a very pleasant hotel. Staff is very polite and friendly. There are some things that are a bit dated and could be improved. Such as the very noisy air conditions which are not... More 

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Apalachin, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely hotel! We were fortunate to have a tour of it and saw the spectacular (and pricey) suites . We learned about it's history and the famous people that have stayed there, from the "Royals" to Grace Kelly and Hillary Clinton. You also have a distant view of the falls from the terrace. We found it all very... More 

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of 4 did not stay here but just visited for the experience and even if you just buy a cup of tea (at $2) one is treated with charm that you would expect in place like this. Great view of the bridge and the Falls complete with rainbow from the immaculate grounds, everyone is welcome except the marsupials!... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming elegant , full of nostalgia . Fabulous level of service . Room exuded quality . No boutique bathroom , but entirely appropriate fittings . Wonderful grounds with wildlife entertainment . Pool experience delightful . Easy walk to the Falls . Food choice excellent in Stanley's bar . Wonderful breakfast .

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Todmorden
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105 reviews 105 reviews
45 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to stay here for 2 nights. Great place. We were met by a man with loads of badges all over his uniform, good start! The hotel its self is full of colonial charm. The bedrooms were perhaps a bit small, but perfectly adequate, lovely Mosquito nets. Food served on the terrace was lovely, nice salads, sandwiches,... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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206 reviews 206 reviews
58 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Victoria Falls Hotel should be rated as one of the top hotels in the world, having been designed by Herbert Baker and built in 1904. It has an exquisite location near the famous falls, and the interiors of the public areas are awesome. The dining room is lovely as is the terrace, and the service is generally fine. Nothing... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a 2 night stay at the hotel in January 2015. The hotel exudes old English colonial charm and the room we stayed in the Stable section was quite nice albeit somewhat small. The service throughout the hotel was great and responsive. The quality of the food was average and the preparations rather uninteresting. We did enjoy the tour... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This exclusive relic from more than a century ago combines palpable history and elegance, along with a world-class dining experience, as well as great customer service and convenience. The only small drawback was that during our stay, on a few occasions, the electricity had gone off and then back on fairly quickly. Frankly, it is entirely possible that this could... More 

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Address: 2 Mallet Drive, Victoria Falls PO Box 10, Zimbabwe
Location: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Victoria Falls Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 176
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