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Sichango Drive, Livingstone, Zambia
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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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58 reviews 58 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights as part of a Gadventures tour and it was a pleasant finale to the trip. They have a nice size pools and ample trees for shade (we were camping). The restaurant is delicious! The bartenders are also super friendly and it's a fun place to hang out at night. I would recommend to fellow... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in a couple and stayed in the chalet and it was lovely, not posh but clean and spacious with great views. Huge bar area which was great with beautiful views, didn't seem too busy to me. Fantastic choice of activities to do and really easy to organise.

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SafariParExcellence, Manager at Zambezi Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on TA for Waterfront, we do appreciate it. "Not posh but clean and spacious with great views" - You have us in a nutshell there :-) We are not a 5* establishment and nor do we pretend to be but we do try and provide excellent... More

Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We camped in our own tents during June. Although the setting on the river is superb thats where anything positive ends. We could not believe how management ran the facility, allowing excess drinking resulting in vomit as we approached reception, in the toilets and around the bar. No re-action from the company director on approaching him ( he was making... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

True view is great and food but rooms need renovating, and they make you charge extra for WiFi. All other Hotels in Livingstone include that but here you pay US 4 per hour. Very disappointing! Service of staff is fair.

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SafariParExcellence, Manager at Zambezi Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi Si, Thank you for taking time to put your views on TA, we do appreciate your feedback and actually take the more negative comments and gradings like your own very seriously as we are constantly trying to improve things. I'm not sure if the main issue was that WiFi wasn't free, but this is something we are considering adding... More

Birmingham, Alabama
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My group and I stayed in the tents, and it was an experience. It was good to be able to hear the animal wildlife at night as I laid in bed, but the human wildlife was another story. There were several inebriated guests in the neighboring tents, and their partying kept us up much later than we would have preferred.... More

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SafariParExcellence, Manager at Zambezi Waterfront, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post your comments and we're glad that you enjoyed your experience at The Waterfront and in Livingstone, aren't the Falls amazing? Although the weather was a bit cold, that does mean that you were here at a very good time of year to see the Falls at their peak flow. I'm sorry that you... More

Suffolk
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Personally, we did not really enjoy our stay at the Waterfront. The views of the Zambezi and proximity to the falls are very good but there our praise stops I'm afraid. For a start, as a couple, we were totally swamped by huge G-adventure and Toucan travel groups. These groups were extremely loud, drunk and took over the lodge. It... More

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SafariParExcellence, Manager at Zambezi Waterfront, responded to this review

I'm so sorry that these big groups had a negative impact on your stay with us - I can promise you that it isn't always like that at The Waterfront and it is, more often than not, a chilled place to enjoy Livingstone from - especially the stunning views and sunsets over the Zambezi. However, during peak season it does... More

New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was my second stay at the Zambezi Waterfront and we thoroughly enjoyed it. We loved the restaurant, the views and proximity to everything. The staff are very helpful and can arrange anything from a taxi to the Falls, airport transfers, exchanging money, or activities in the area. The rooms are out of date (plus broken shower head and curtain)... More

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SafariParExcellence, Manager at Zambezi Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi Anna, Thanks for coming back for a second visit to us and glad that you discovered the new pizza's, they really are delicious aren't they! If you get a moment, I'd really appreciate if you can advise which room you stayed in as we have recently refurbished the chalets with all new furniture and paint jobs so I would... More

Huntington Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The big selling point for this place of course is its view of the Zambezi River and the distant Victoria Falls mist. The food in restaurant was pretty good--the pizzas are great. The room was quite large and had a nice balcony but overlooked a pond that was full of pretty stagnant water. We were there in Winter so it... More

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SafariParExcellence, Manager at Zambezi Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to post your positive review of Zambezi Waterfront, we are so lucky with our view - not a bad place to work :-) We do spray regularly for mosquitoes and do our best to keep them to a minimum, however they are something that we do have to deal with in Zambia as... More

Omemee, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
20 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The Waterfront was our third stay in Livingstone and it was just average. It was clean and had all the standards of accommodation facilities. We ate at the restaurant, which was nice as it overlooks the Zambezi. Boat cruises leave from here. It is very convenient for booking and paying for excursions as the Safpar office is directly on site.

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SafariParExcellence, Manager at Zambezi Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi Julie, It's good to have a regular visitor to Livingstone on here! I'm glad you enjoyed our stunning views and restaurant, as well as the convenience of having the activity centre on site who are here to help with all activity, transfer and any other random questions! We hope to see you back before too long for your fourth... More

Ajax, Ontario, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Stayed here as part of an end to a tour. The hotel facilities are great and standard across the bored. The room we had all outlook the Zambezi river and you can see the wildlife in your own backyard. Two things I would note is that only bar soap is available in the room (so shampoo must be brought) and... More

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SafariParExcellence, Manager at Zambezi Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi Darren, Thank you for your review and many helpful points, which I will answer below:- WiFi - This should be available through out more than just the restaurant / lobby area of Waterfront but due to our location and network issues there can sometimes be some coverage issues. Soap - We have actually been looking into providing more than... More

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Address: Sichango Drive, Livingstone, Zambia
Location: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Zambezi Waterfront Hotel Victoria Falls

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