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Victoria Falls Waterfront

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
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Views of the Zambezi at the restaurant and bar are incredible, campsite, pool and toilets were clean and pleasant. It's not ideal for backpackers, drinks are very expensive. Also they charge 40 Kwacha for a taxi to the centre of Livingstone. We managed to sort our own for 10 Kwacha.

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

Hi Jack, Thanks for your review here on TA and I'm glad to hear that you liked all of our facilities and the incredible views of the Zambezi River and the spray from Victoria Falls. I'm sorry that you found the drinks expensive but hope that you managed to still enjoy a few ice cold Mosi's by the river to... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Victoria Falls Waterfront is set in a beautiful setting. Sights along the Zambezi are spectacular. You can catch glimpses of the spray from Victoria Falls downstream. Their activities center is very helpful and accommodating. The food is food however the service is a bit slow. I will warn anyone who is staying in the tented area be aware you could... More 

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

Dear Willie, I hope that overall you enjoyed your stay with us. We are very lucky to have such an amazing setting and happy that our guests can also enjoy this with us, this time of year it is great to be able to see the huge amount of spray coming from Victoria Falls. Our activity centre is run by... More 

Tokyo, Japan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Generally excellent lodging and food. But the Internet cost additional and didn't work. In addition, the charge for laundry was exorbitant. There were wild monkeys on the ground, and a warning to avoid the water which might have crocodiles.

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

Dear Tom, Thank you so much for your 5* review - much appreciated. I'm glad that you enjoyed the lodge, facilities and food. Sorry that the internet didn't work during your trip here, it can occasionally be a bit temperamental but on the whole for our location tends to work pretty well most of the time. At the moment we... More 

Lusaka, Zambia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a really nice place and well located in the river so you expect then to have only high end accommodation but I was able to stay there on a budget. They have fixed tents for a decent amount with two beds and a power source so it's out-doorsy but has some basics. The bar and restaurant are worth trying... More 

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

Hi MK, Thanks for your review here on TA for us! Most of the amazing spots on the river are indeed taken up with the exclusive 5* lodges so we are very happy to be able to provide something that is more budget friendly and with 3 different accommodation options on site - self-camping, permanent tents and chalets we have... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped at The Waterfront over the Easter weekend, 2015. The ablutions were clean and were always stocked with loo paper (very important for campers to avoid the loo roll walk of shame). The restaurant on site offered a good breakfast and a lovely view over the river. As the site is situated in the reserve, you only need to... More 

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

Hi, Thanks for your review. I'm so sorry about your tent and belongings getting wet, really not a nice thing to happen to you on holiday. However, it wasn't so much where your tent was situated but the sheer volume of water that the area experienced. It was late in the rainy season so rather unexpected but the amount was... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was great and the food and drinks at the bar / restaurant were pleasantly priced. The bookings staff sorted out our helicopter flight over the falls, managing to squeeze us onto the last flight for the day before they shut down due to an incoming storm front.

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

Hi Dave, Thanks for taking the time out to post a review for us and I'm so happy that you enjoyed your time with us at The Victoria Falls Waterfront. Our rooms are very comfortable and we do try to be as price conscious as possible when it comes to all of our rates as we are aware that Zambia... More 

Nairobi
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've just had a fantastic break at Vic Falls and stayed at Zambezi Waterfront. The chalet rooms are pretty and we had a balcony with a view of the river. The bar area is very social and gets quite lively in the evenings as locals also pull in for a beer, and the staff are friendly. The food is good... More 

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

Dear Ruthless, Thanks so much for your awesome 5* review here on TA for us! I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay so much, including our comfortable chalets with their amazing views. The bar is a very sociable one and friendly is one of our main aims to achieve so it means a lot that you experienced this - thank... More 

Zambia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would just like to say congratulations and a very enthusiastic 'thank you!' to Victoria Falls Waterfront! The friendly hosts and staff made our stay there something to remember. The cleanliness and beautiful presentation of our room leant itself to a most enjoyable stay. Our tastebuds were also not disappointed and we can definitely recommend the chicken wings and the... More 

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

Dear Anne, Thank you SO much for your wonderful 5* review here on TA! Fantastic news that you enjoyed everything so much and I will pass on your comments to our team. We have been working very hard with our housekeeping team on the rooms and with new presentation idea's (they call "towel art"!!) and I'm glad to see that... More 

Washington DC, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Waterfront has got a prime location on the river, within the national park, and next door to the micro-flight operation. The riverview bar area is very atmospheric; the dusk river cruises departing from the hotel dock are well worthwhile and convenient; and the travel agency upstairs that can book all sorts of activities is extremely practical to have on... More 

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

Hi Robert, Thank you for your 4* Review. As you have noted, we are in a great location both in terms of views over the Zambezi River and of the spray of Victoria Falls but also in a very convenient location in between Livingstone town centre and The Victoria Falls so we are nice and central to everything including the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good value in reasonably ocmfortavly tent with pool and ablution block close. Perfect base to explore the river, Falls and Livinstone town from. Waterfront appears over managed - too many chiefs not really adding any value - and the Safari Par a Excellence sales staff are deviously helpful

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

Hi, Thanks for taking some time out to leave a review for us here on TA and for noting that we are good value. We are more of a budget accommodation but as well as self-camping and permanent tents (Adventure Village) we also have some lovely chalets with stunning views over the Zambezi River - something for everyone! Sorry that... More 

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