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Chanters Lodge

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Lukulu Crescent | off Obote Avenue, Livingstone, Zambia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

friendly helpful staff, good food, pick-up and drop-off at the airport, peaceful garden and pool - we would recommend Chanter's Lodge. We very much enjoyed our stay here - would recommend the rhino walk. Many thanks to Richard and all the staff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a group of 13 people and stayed initially in 5 rooms. We then had to 'move out' of one of the rooms, due to 'ants'. But this was immediately taken care of and the staff moved the occupants in with another group (of two women). We were not charged for the room. The owner was very apologetic and... More 

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Thanks for your review and sorry again for the ants - it does sometimes happen in this part of the world. We note your comment about 'updating'. Rooms are renovated as and when possible. More 

Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simply outstanding. A friend of mine and I taught for a week at a Christian College north of Livingstone. The director of the school made arrangements for us to stay our last night at Chanters so we could catch a plane the next day. Our stay was amazing. The staff were beautiful, friendly people more than willing to make our... More 

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Thanks for the great review, very much appreciated! More 

Lusaka, Zambia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Chanters Lodge a few months ago. Two friends and I stayed there again last week. This visit was as comfortable and seamless as the first. The real stars at the lodge are Richard and his staff--friendly, welcoming, attentive, and accommodating. The reservation process is simple and effective (just send an email and one of the staff will... More 

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Thanks for your kind review and for your continued support of our lodge. More 

Lusaka, Zambia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Followed Richard on his blog long before I came to Zambia five years ago. At last I managed to stay there on business a couple of weeks ago. Very friendly staff, cozy and a great breakfast. Extremely good value to boot. Richard give the place the personal touch and is always around to see that guests are looked after and... More 

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lodgeman, Owner at Chanters Lodge, responded to this review

Fantastic that you made it 'at last' and that we did not let you down! Look forward to seeing you again in the future. We are happy to have a stand by generator to be able to supply more or less uninterrupted electricity to our guest facilities despite the many long power cuts being experienced all over Zambia at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I stayed two nights just to see Victoria Falls and recover from jet lag. I was a little worried because the reservation process was so informal. Guess that is a testament to Richard and his staff. Everything was seamless. It was like staying with a friend. He personally retrieved me from the airport. Made suggestions on how to utilize my... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Had a great stay at Chanters Lodge. Richard and his staff were very helpful and friendly. Stayed in a room by the pool and it was lovely, quiet and comfortable. The lodge is a few minutes walk away from the city centre so in a nice and quiet neighbourhood. Also had dinner here and the food was good. Really enjoyed... More 

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Thanks for your kind review we are pleased you enjoyed your stay as well as our food! Thanks for taking the time to write a review More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Right from the initial enquiry stage through to the completion of the booking and then during my two week stay at Chanter's Lodge, everyone has been kind and helpful. I have enjoyed my stay at Chanter's Lodge and look forward to returning here on my next visit to Livingstone, hopefully the not too distant future. Thank you to Richard and... More 

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Thanks for your kind review, we were happy you found us helpful, convenient and comfortable. Look forward to your next visit. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Our group of eight absolutely loved our stay at Chanters. The staff were warm and friendly and Richard Chanter was amazingly helpful and kind. After a long journey in which our bus broke down, he was extremely helpful and offered to send a vehicle to us. As it happens we didn't need him to but he was at the bus... More 

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Thanks for your kind review, we were delighted to host your group and happy they enjoyed their stay. We were also very pleased that you enjoyed our food and found us good value for money. Sorry for your transport troubles - we were happy we could help in some small way. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We stayed at chanters with my family last year in June, it was awesome. The workers are friendly, the owner Richard Chanter makes you feel at home and has a personal conversation with his guest. So rare you find such hospitality with lodge owners.

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Thanks for your recommendation, we really appreciate the support. More 

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