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Victoria Falls Waterfront

3.0 of 5 Sichango Drive, Livingstone 60407, Zambia (Formerly Zambezi Waterfront)
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Improve the menu and coordinate the shifts by passing on information to the team taking over. We were almost denied our dinner that was part of the package as the people on duty were not informed. Otherwise good n peaceful place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel. Unfortunately we were put in a room far away from the rest and upstairs. The room was nice with a nice view. We didnt spend too much time at the hotel as we took many trips but the staff were very friendly and helpful in arranging the transport for our trips. We live in South Africa but... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always enjoy staying at the deck and drink and eat. Very cosy. Food is tasty but please change or increase the menu. Same old for years. And please we understand you love music from the 80 change it. It becomes too much only to see and hear every time the same old music from the 80's.

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

Dear Si, Great news that you enjoy our beautiful deck with amazing views over the river for some food and drinks. We do keep our menu updated but also certainly keep the firm favourites (chicken wrap anyone?!) on there as well. we have recently employed a new front of house manager who is taking a look into the restaurant and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was on a camping trip through Africa and spent three nights here using the permanent tents. Very good for day trips out, and many adventure sports. Large bar area, and all located by the river. Needless to say, the falls were the reason most people were there. Nothing special to recommend it, but it is probably a cut above... More 

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

Hi, Thank you for leaving a review here on TA for us and great news that you enjoyed your time in Livingstone. Waterfront is definitely a central hub of activity with easy access and good transport to all of the activities (most include transfers), Victoria Falls and Livingstone town - a great central location. Our bar and restaurant area do... More 

Inuvik, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second time I've stayed and second time I've loved staying here. The waterfront is where is all happens! You can book a million different excursions, stay in a charming permanent tent, or go all out and stay in a beautiful room. With a bar, restaurant and (pricey) gift shop on the grounds, it really has all you need. Even camping... More 

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

Dear Jennifer, Thank you so much for your kind review and wonderful to have you back here as a repeat visitor, look forward to your third visit (we might even shout you a Mosi!). There is certainly a huge choice of excursions that you can book at our onsite activity centre upstairs and the staff are very experienced in everything... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Waterfront is a very comfortable environment to stay in and if you're used to western style holiday comfort then this is for you, but beware the service won't be the same. In my case after trying to backpack around Africa this was more pricey than I was prepared for paying as much as I would in England and not... More 

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

Dear Izzy, Thank you for leaving a review here on TA. I'm glad that you found the Waterfront a very comfortable environment to stay in, please note that we are not a backpackers place and so prices would be more than a normal backpacker. Agreed that our wifi isn't cheap and this is currently something that we struggle with as... More 

Aalst, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on 5min drive from the center. The hotel is known for the activities they can offer around the Falls. From the terras you have a very nice view over the river and you see the clouds from the falls. Rooms are big and clean. There is a fan and a cosy terras. Breakfast is good. From the hotel there... More 

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

Dear Tamara, Thank you for your review, great news that you enjoyed everything at the Waterfront including our stunning location on the river. We are not based right in town (but wouldn't want to be - rather the river!), but you are right that we are very closed to both town and Victoria Falls, a maximum of 10 minutes and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 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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SafariParExcellence, General Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking time to leave a review for us here on Trip Advisor. I'm sorry about the incident with the monkey, we are blessed to be based in Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park and so do sometimes have some issues with vervet monkeys in the area, the waiters and barmen are well aware of this and are normally very... More 

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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

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
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

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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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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Also Known As:
Zambezi Waterfront Hotel Victoria Falls

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