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Ilala Lodge

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411 Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

l had the please of staying at this lodge in Victoria Falls over the festive period of 2011. With many options to choose from namely the Kingdom Hotel, Victoria Falls Hotel and Victoria Falls Safari Lodge l am happy to have chosen this lodge/hotel. Having arrived in Victoria Falls with no reservation for a hotel this was a risk which... More 

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IlalaVictoriaFalls, Guest Relations Manager at Ilala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Ilala Lodge. We are so happy to hear that we were able to make your holiday a memorable one and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

San Clemente, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

The room was CLEAN and beautiful. Views spectacular. Breakfast amazing. Falls within walking distance. Walk across road to Victoria Falls Hotel and see the Falls! People very kind (although can get a little pushy with their wares at times). Hotel provides all kinds of services and the whole experience was quite memorable

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IlalaVictoriaFalls, Guest Relations Manager at Ilala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Ilala Lodge. I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you here again. More 

Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

The Ilala lodge is a very nice hotel, with a beautiful tree in the middle of it and from the terrace you can see a bit of the falls. Its a 10 min walk to the falls and a 2 min walk to the Victoria Hotel. Rooms are ok, wish we could use the terrace a bit more but they... More 

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IlalaVictoriaFalls, Guest Relations Manager at Ilala Lodge, responded to this review

On behalf of the management and staff here, thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. It is always much appreciated as it helps us strive to meet your expectations. We have taken into account your thoughts and comments and I can ensure we will do everything to rectify the concerns raised. More 

Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

We (wife, my mum, niece aged 10 and our 2 boys aged 5 and 2) stayed at Ilala Lodge for 2 nights in November 2011. We absolutely loved and enjoyed our stay at Ilala. The hotel is beautiful, rooms were neat, clean and spacious. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was yummy. Nice breakfast Illala keep it... More 

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IlalaVictoriaFalls, Guest Relations Manager at Ilala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Ilala Lodge. We are so happy to hear that we were able to make your family holiday a special one and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Los Gatos, Ca
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

The walk to the Falls is only 10 minutes. The room was fine. The food menu was very limited and one night we ate across the street as the choices were slim.

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IlalaVictoriaFalls, Guest Relations Manager at Ilala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing ilala lodge. We greatly appreciate your comments. We trust you had an amazing time with us and hope to see you soon. Kind Regards, Ilala Lodge Team More 

Athens, Georgia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
68 hotel reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

Arrived after after 14 day overland truck safari and it was like walking into paradise. Helpful staff, beautiful room, very clean, great bed, good pool and good reasonably priced food; breakfast is served outdoors with a view of the falls. The hotel is the closest to the falls. I also walked over to the Elephant Hills hotel which is across... More 

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IlalaVictoriaFalls, Guest Relations Manager at Ilala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Ilala Lodge, your feedback is much appreciated. I am very pleased your stay was enjoyable and we look forward to welcoming you back here for another memorable holiday. More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

We spend 3 nights at Ilala lodge.It is on walking distance to the Falls but taxi is cheap so there are more nice places to find. $250 pn is overpriced not even a seat outside your room.Rooms ok nothing special.Not many deckchairs around the pool if you can get one you will find out that they are very uncomfortable to... More 

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IlalaVictoriaFalls, Guest Relations Manager at Ilala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We at Ilala Lodge continuously strive to meet and exceed guests expectations. Your comments are highly appreciated. Thank you! More 

North York Moors National Park, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011

This was our first trip to Africa and we thoughly enjoyed our stay in Ilala Lodge. The rooms were spotless, the staff brilliant, and the food excellent. I really can`t find anything to complain about. On the second night during dinner we watched a family of Elephants walking through the wood opposite, what a treat!

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IlalaVictoriaFalls, Guest Relations Manager at Ilala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Ilala Lodge. I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you here again. More 

san francisco
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

We had an amazing time at the hotel, the best part was the staff. The service went above and beyond, the people were sincerely nice and friendly - highly recommended! The rooms were wonderful too, and the food/drinks yummy and fairly reasonable for the price level of the hotel.

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IlalaVictoriaFalls, Guest Relations Manager at Ilala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Ilala Lodge. I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you here again. More 

Burnie, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

our family of 6 recently stayed at this beautiful hotel for 2nights...we wished we could have stayed longer! the hotel is wonderful,it exceeded all my expectations,the staff were ALL very friendly and helpful,especially Blessed,on reception. the hotel is modern,elegant and very clean.it has a relaxing atmosphere. it is family friendly,we have young children and they had a ball in the... More 

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IlalaVictoriaFalls, Guest Relations Manager at Ilala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your review. We at Ilala greatly appreciate the lovely comments you have posted and look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

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