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Zambezi Sun

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Mosi-oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Irvine, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We didn't care for our stay here. We had a few mosquitoes in our room that we couldn't get rid of so we ended up sleeping with our heads under the covers (no nets in bedrooms). every time we killed one, there was just one more that seemed to be floating around. The best part about this hotel is seeing... More 

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Gloucestershire England
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75 reviews 75 reviews
29 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 nights in this large hotel with extensive grounds. The Zambian entrance to Victoria Falls is 5 minutes walk through the hotel's park. You get free entry if you're staying here, and remember to take the free ponchos in your room. The Falls are magnificent but even better from the Zimbabwe side (entrance charge in $ or £).... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful hosts and convenient to just stroll from your room to the Victoria Falls. The service is very good and they really catered to vegan requirements. I was able to know some of the staff on first name basis because of they are so engaging and make you feel at home. There are wonderful surprises in store for you when... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We loved the whole experience of our Zambezi Sun stay, from the greeting of the Zulus on our arrival, the beautiful pool with zebras munching on the lawn all around it, the delicious and generous breakfast buffet, and the music and pizzas poolside in the evening. And then there is the fact that the Falls are a mere 5 minute... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
55 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A really nice and friendly hotel right on the edge of the Zambian side of the falls. While the property is a bit old, it still has lots of charm. The wildlife roaming the lawns freely is also a great thing. Amazing pool, great breakfast and good wifi throughout. Also good access to the Royal Livingstone for gym access and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is faantastic from the warm welcome offeed by the natives to the helpful nature of those on reception and those who advise on trips. The only concern we had was the price of the food in the restaurant aalthough room service and the pizza oven offered great alternatives.

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Caron c, Manager at Zambezi Sun, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s... More 

rochester kent
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69 reviews 69 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A 5 minute walk to your first view of Victoria Falls straight from this hotel. The hotel is designed in African style and the bedrooms decorated in many pattered colours. You feel you have definitely arrived in Central Africa. Room service was good, the room and ensuite large and the water hot, including that coming out of the cold tap... More 

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Caron c, Manager at Zambezi Sun, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s... More 

Dartford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to have a very relaxing mindset when you get here, no rush, otherwise your expectation will not be reached.This is really a get away from busy city life. Lovely people lovely atmosphere and best of all the Falls is only a minute away. Had an absolutely fabulous time!

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Caron c, Manager at Zambezi Sun, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s... More 

Minneapolis
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have mixed feelings about this hotel. The location was the best in Livingstone but the hotel itself needs a few improvements. The mattresses were hard as rocks and the pillows were flat. Also the air-conditioning never cooled the room to the temperature we selected and it kept turning off every 5 minutes for a few seconds and immediately switched... More 

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Caron c, Manager at Zambezi Sun, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s... More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were happy with everything except that the doors of the room should have a seperate mosquito netting door on them because of the monkeys coming in the room, so no fresh air. The animals that live on the property were wonderful and it is very close to Victoria falls.

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Caron c, Manager at Zambezi Sun, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s... More 

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