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Taita Falcon Lodge

Batoka Gorge | P.O. Box 60012, Livingstone 10101, Zambia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Faan and An Marie, both Chris and I wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our stay at Taita Lodge. For anyone reading this review let me tell you that if you are looking for the African/Zambian experience this is the place to stay. Set right on the Batoka Gorge the Lodge is a beautiful and simple, yet... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been camping and rafting down the river Zambezi for the past week, it was wonderful to arrive at this beautiful lodge and be welcomed by the staff and owners, and to relax in luxury for a day with the group before people headed off for other adventures. The owners were really helpful to all the group with arranging onward... More

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Nicola. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dear Oom Vaan & Anne Marie We wanted to tell you and anyone reading this review how much we enjoyed staying at the Taita Falcon Lodge. After 7 days of rafting down the river we were treated to a great experience at Taita Falcon. Unique location looking down the Batoka Gorge, excellent food and great chalets give you the real... More

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us!!! More

Florida
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26 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay, this is the third attempt to rate and report on this lodge. The first one was not ever posted as tripadvisor felt it did not meet their guidelines. The second was actually posted and then pulled down after the owners gave a casual response and then I was informed by tripadvisor that I once again did not meet the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lodge was one of our destinations on a two week adventure trip through Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana. Upon arrival we were greeted by the friendly staff and shown around the main gathering area/bar. They have ample seating options, all of which overlook the Mighty Zambezi. After rafting the river for the past three days it was great to see... More

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

The owners of Taita Falcon Lodge , once again, would like to express our deep regret about the incident and promise that we are doing everything in our power that it does not happen again.We have not had a theft in 12 years and might not have been as ready as we should have been. We have appointed more security... More

Luanda, Angola
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a three week African Safari camping trip it was a joy to enjoy a couple of days of comfort and relaxation at Taita Falcon Lodge before returning home. The location is spectacular and the individual chalets are comfortable, well appointed and each one has it's own private garden area with an outdoor shower. Hosts Faan and Anmarie were welcoming... More

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us!! We hope to see you again. More

Siansowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Taita Falcon Lodge is one of the best kept secrets that Livingstone has to offer. Away from the noise and hustle and bustle of town and traffic, Taita is surrounded by the beautiful African bush and perches right on the edge of the Zambezi River gorge, offering breathtaking views of the river and rapids far below. Your hosts (and owners),... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I really don't know where to begin. Fa'an and Annmarie, first and foremost, thank you for delivering more than accommodations, but creating an experience that brings out the best in Zambian hospitality. You make each guest feel welcome and at home. Taita Falcon is off the beaten path away from the pedestrian and cookie cutter big hotels along the Livingstone... More

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderfull review. We hope to see you again!! More

Milnerton, South Africa
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17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The lodge is situated 11km or so outside of Livingstone, which is not so far but the roads are really bad, so it takes 30 - 40 mins to get there from town. They do their own transfers in an old hardy land cruiser, as none of the regular transfer companies will drive the roads. If you like a little... More

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Just one correction - Taita Falcon Lodge is 20km from Livingstone Town and 11 km from the Victoria Falls. Unfortunately the Council road for the first 6km dirt road is not good. After trying for a few years now they at last have it out on tender for fixing this year. They are now just... More

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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Unfortunately I was able to spend only one night in this amazing hotel. We arrived to the hotel by the helicopter (lucky us and yes hotel has its own helipad), so I wasn’t aware how far it is from Livingstone. Only when we drove to Livingstone the next day, I realised it is rather longish drive on a dusty road.... More

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TaitaFalconLodge, Owner at Taita Falcon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate it ! So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. More

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Address: Batoka Gorge | P.O. Box 60012, Livingstone 10101, Zambia
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Location: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 7
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