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Victoria Falls Waterfront

3.0 of 5 Sichango Drive, Livingstone 60407, Zambia (Formerly Zambezi Waterfront)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although the campsite is on a lovely river, the location is a 20 minute bus ride into town or 15 to the falls area, this was inconvenient. Although a shuttle is offered once a day. The service from the restuarant is disgusting. As I was having wedges which cost me 9 USD's for 8 regular sized peices, a monkey came... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the cheapest pub in Livingstone, but certainly the most stunning views. Came to the waterfront for sundowners over the Zambezi on a few occasions during my Zambian trip. Besides the bar, there are many river activities for which the waterfront is the main hub. It's a bit far from the Livingstone "CBD", but in a way, thats a good... More 

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SafariParExcellence, General Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for reviewing us here on TA. Great news that you enjoyed our bar overlooking the Zambezi River, the best place in Livingstone for a sundowner to enjoy the stunning African sunsets over the river that we get. You seem to have really got the vibe of the bar as it is a very friendly place and real... More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is great, but the value is terrible. I paid 160 for a single room, which was too much for the quality of the room. The included breakfast was also very poor quality. the location does this hotel justice, as it is situated right on the zambezi river. The activities centre is upstairs above the restaurant,... More 

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SafariParExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking time out to post a review here on TA for us. I'm sorry that you found things over priced but am very glad to hear that you enjoyed the beautiful Zambezi River and the many fun activities on offer in the area. I will take all of your other points into serious consideration and especially... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveled to Livingstone early December. We stayed at the Waterfront on our last night there and thought although the location was great it was way too average for the amount of money we paid. The beds and pillows were not the most comfortable.

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SafariParExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Agness, Thank you for leaving a review here on TA for us and we're sorry that you found things overpriced, we do our best to keep our prices very reasonable and they are on a par with other places of similar standards in the area. I'm glad that you enjoyed the spectacular setting that we are lucky enough to... More 

Darwin, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
45 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i stayed here for two nights at the completion of a G adventures tour from Cape Town to Livingstone. The location is good, right on the banks of the Zambezi River but it is a little way out of town. I upgraded from a permanent tent to a Chalet Room which I am glad I did as it was extremely... More 

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SafariParExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking time out to review us here on TA. We're glad that you enjoyed our location, being on the banks of the Zambezi with views of the spray of Victoria Falls is pretty spectacular. As you say, this means we are very slightly out of town (a few km's) but we are also that much closer... More 

Nelson Bay, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great pizzas in the restaurant however the rest of the food was rubbish and way over priced compared to other establishments. Take a taxi for 40 Kwacha into town for a nice meal. Drinks at bar also expensive. Great location and clean amenities. Camp ground was flooded so a lot of mud everywhere. Nothing spectacular about this place however

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SafariParExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Aimee Louise, Thank you for reviewing us on TA. Glad you liked the pizza's, they are very popular - and what a view to eat them by! I'm sorry that you found the rest of our food and drinks expensive, when compared to other similar establishments in Livingstone we are of the same level and sometimes cheaper depending on... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Poor otherwise service, overpriced, food very average. Location OK nothing to write home about. Much better value in South Africa or Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Poorly trained and managed staff all standing around as though they are doing you a favour by just being there.

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SafariParExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Tony and Diane, Myself and our team are genuinely sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us here and again I am very sorry to hear that our staff were not kind, smiley and helpful as we expect them to be and as they have been trained to be. I will look into this as a matter... More 

New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We stayed in one of the adventure tents when it was the Zambezi Waterfront. The tent had 3 "windows" and there were 2 twin beds inside. It got hot during the day but we were generally out so it wasn't an issue. In terms of convenience this hotel was great; it's a quick taxi to Victoria Falls and a lot... More 

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SafariParExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi AW, Thank you for taking time out to post a review of our lodge here on TA. Our Adventure Village Tents (and everything else!) can get a bit warm at this time of year as we are just nearing the end of the hottest time of year and with temperatures up to 40 degrees it really is hot! The... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Was here for dinner only. The location is great with nice views over the Zambezi river. The food was simple but good. Unfortunately the music was very loud and not the nicest. Maybe another night would be better. Nevertheless the waiters were kind and helpful.

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SafariParExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi Tessa, Thank you for writing a review on TA for us. I'm so glad that you enjoyed our food and found the staff kind and helpful, we are very proud of our team here! The views are indeed amazing aren't they, it's tough to beat an African sunset especially over water. Hopefully we'll see you back here one day... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We stayed for just two nights in between bush camping so the comfort of the Waterfront Lodge was fantastic. The bungalows have large rooms, and the doubles are particularly impressive with four poster beds. Each of the rooms looks out over either the Zambezi or the small pond within the grounds, which has a resident crocodile. There are two small... More 

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SafariParExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Amanda, Thank you for taking the time to review us here on Trip Advisor, we really appreciate everyone's comments and feedback on the lodge. I'm very happy to hear that you enjoyed our spacious rooms and fantastic views, we are extremely lucky with the location of the lodge right on the banks of the Zambezi. The views / river... More 

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Address: Sichango Drive, Livingstone 60407, Zambia (Formerly Zambezi Waterfront)
Location: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Victoria Falls Waterfront 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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Zambezi Waterfront Hotel Victoria Falls

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