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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

The common areas are wonderful and filled with character. The Stanley Bar is also nice. Our favorite place each night was on the terrace, having drinks and enjoying the people and the view. We ate dinner several times at the hotel and were not disappointed! The rooms are comfortable; however, the bathrooms could use some updating. The staff is wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

We stayed at the hotel in July for two nights. I have been to Vic Falls many times but not stayed at this hotel before. As you arrive you are greeted with a cool drink and wet face towels and then enter this darling old hotel. Do not come here if you are wanting the latest in technology and design.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

We stayed here as part of a Rovos Rail trip from CapeTown to Dar es Salaam. The room was on the basic side but with a view of the overlook to the gorge, the food was very good and the staff friendly and helpful. It's a short walk to the Falls. The only problem was that because they turned down... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

We stayed in Victoria Falls Hotell at the end of July 2011. We were coming off of a 10 day hunt and looking forward to a great ending to our S.Africa Safari. We first spent 4 glorious days at the Matetsi Water Lodge. I can not say enough about Matetsi. So keeping that in mind it would be hard for... More 

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2011 via mobile

First impressions of Victoria Falls was as if we had been timewarped back to the 1960s. The Airport Building and the slightly haphazard queue for the visas were definitely an introduction to a place that has seen better times. The Immigration staff were obviously under the strain of far too much bureaucracy, and rather abrupt with the first passengers in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2011

Visited Zimbabwe in June and found the country safe and inviting and without crowds. This included the Victoria Falls Hotel which is located within walking distance of the falls and has gated security. There is no veiw of the falls, only the bridge over the gorge and, of course the mist rising above---very dramatic in the mornings. As the breakfast... More 

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Toronto, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2011

One can feel a colonial touch in everything at the Victoria Falls Hotel. Everything bears the charm of the olden days. After staying here one is sure to carry home fond memories. You are made to feel that you are warmly welcomed at this place. The scented towels and lemonade given to greet you is a nice touch. Our clean,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2011

I signed up for a TripAdvisor account just to review this place. It's CRAP. Please choose a different hotel. We stayed in a deluxe room - the sheets on both bed were stained - GROSS. I wish I took a photo of it but it's just sickening. The TV remote's batteries were dead, we asked for new ones twice...it never... More 

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Parkland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2011

Beautiful facility, well maintained with incredible service and staff. Excellent restaurants.We were greeted by "doolie" in his colonial style coat and pith helmet and a huge smile. jthe rooms are spacious and well appointed, the bedding and bathrooms are very well done and comfortable. the restaurant were very good, and service was excellent. Wilbert took great care of our group... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2011

Whilst this grand hotel is probably past its full glory, we loved it , we felt at home here and was very comfortable. The staff were superb, extremely helpful and very friendly, the breaki banquet at the jungle restaurant was unbelievable, both in atmosphere and selection of foods.The gardens were extremely well maintained and even though there were wart hogs... 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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#3 Business Hotel in Victoria Falls
#5 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
#5 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
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