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25 Chakeluka Rd., Lusaka, Zambia
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Chita Lodge
Ranked #12 of 22 Hotels in Lusaka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Chita Lodge is a nice and comfortable lodge in Lusaka. The staff was always helpful and friendly. Chita Lodge offers a clean garden with a small pool-bar. During the weekends the bar is busy and loud until 23:00. If you are staying in one of the garden rooms, you might need to enjoy the other drink as well. Otherwise, the... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I stayed at this hotel in July of 2014. The staff were very friendly, and always wanted to be accommodating. Sometimes you did have to ask for what you wanted, though. Chef Phiri's food was excellent, and he would make local specialties such as nshima and relish if we asked for it. We stayed on the second floor, and did... More 

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Lusaka, Zambia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I visited Chita Lodge on the 1st of May 2014 with a friend, we had lunch and a few drinks at the Pool side. The Lodge is very nice small and tranquil. Chef Isaac Phiri's food was great and our waiter who served was very professional, I have forgotten the name but she has a Ndebele name. The music at... More 

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New Delhi, India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Very poorly maintained. Staff unable to help. Poor quality breakfast without many options. Avoid staying on ground floor near bar - can get very noisy. The wifi was not working. A plus point is that it is close to the Manda Hill mall

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Cape Town
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at Chita lodge for one night. The stuff at reception were very polite and professional. The rooms were clean. An added bonus is that the lodge is a walking distance to shopping mall (manda hill). I stayed in room 4, It was very noisy. I could hear loud voices and doors opening for most of the night. Needless... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

After having spent 2 weeks traveling around Zambia on business, I had experienced the worst that Zambia had to offer in terms of accommodation. Chita Lodge, whilst not perfect, is definitely a cut above the rest in terms of service and comfort. The staff were really friendly, and the food was not bad. The bar was a big plus, as... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I stayed at Chita Lodge for the first time last year (2012) and i have stayed there since. It's definitely one of the best lodges in Lusaka and it's location is very suitable for someone who wants to easily get access to the whole lusaka. But i must point out that the best thing about it is it's staff and... More 

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New York, New York, United States
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

When I first found Chita Lodge I was relieved as it appeared to be one of the few middle range hotels in Lusaka at about half the price of the international chains (Intercon, Taj), but much nicer than those $25-50 less per night. However, after staying there on and off for a period of months, they managed to mess up/cancel... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Although the staff are friendly, the Chita Lodge management is deeply incompetent. Multiple guests were double booked the week I was there - some were literally kicked out on short notice. Rooms are rudimentary - poorly lit, few outlets, no room safe, and not particularly clean; the cleaning staff left items behind (dirty rags, a broom) more than once. There... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

ok so the rooms are quite nice - albeit my bathroom was a bit basic - and the bar is ok. however the service was really not great either at reception or dining area. the bar closed quite early too, and the food was average at best. considering the price this was a disappointing stay.

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Address: 25 Chakeluka Rd., Lusaka, Zambia
Location: Zambia > Lusaka Province > Lusaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 7

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