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Three Cities Thorntree River Lodge

Victoria Falls, Zambia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014
TeresaID Alexandria, Virginia
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Alexandria, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The location of the Thorntree River Lodge is extremely scenic and very peaceful and quiet. The hippos can be heard throughout the day and seen frequently from your private porch. Florence and her staff are exceptional and work extremely hard to give a five star experience in a property that is in need of upgrades. Florence is planning these upgrades... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

When we walked into Thorntree Lodge and saw the Zambezi flowing by the hospitality deck - we were taken aback by the beauty of this environment. The location of Thorntree is beyond compare. It is a vista that you photograph every day, because you fear you may not have captured the mood of the river and environs as you see... More

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Palmetto, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stayed 2 nights at the Thorntree River Lodge after our 10-day Okavango Delta Safari. After sleeping in a tent for 10 days, it was wonderful to sleep in the wonderfully plush king size bed at Thorntree. Our cottage sat feet from the Zambezi River and we could see the mist from Victoria Falls as we sipped our gin and... More

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Durban, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We visited in April and cannot thank Florence Cronje and her wonderful staff for their exceptional hospitality. We so enjoyed our 4 night stay and found the accommodation more than comfortable, the food excellent and the setting beautiful. Would certainly recommend!

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

It is hard to put into words how special this lodge and staff are. Florence and her team - especially Michael, William and Albert are exceptional in their service and hospitality, making all of us feel at home instantly. Walking with Lions, Elephant safari or even watching the resident hippos are all hard to beat or simply having a drink... More

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Tampa, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We visited in April as part of a small group. Beautiful setting, food, etc. but poor security. We were robbed in the middle of the night and had over $5000 worth of camera equipment, electronics, and clothing taken.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Thorntree River Lodge, Livingstone, Zambia. The warm welcome you receive from Florence Cronje and her wonderful team as you entry this cozy little lodge make you feel like you are coming home to a family. The resident pod of hippos with their grunting in the Zambezi River a few metres away and the cry of the fish eagle, sounds so... More

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St. Francis Bay, null, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

From the warm welcome to the final goodbye this was an amazing three days. Chalets along the banks of the Zambezi watching the hippo's from the outdoor shower. Rooms beautifully appointed with attention to detail and beautiful touches from well trained staff. Meals great - elephant rides and interaction with lions, river cruise and the falls. Ideal spot to enjoy... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

From the moment of our arrival manager Florence Cronje took us under her wing and made the success of our stay her personal project.But her staff were equally pleasant and attentive - and we would like to single out Michael for his quick wit and kindness. Our room was comfortable (although the under-blanket on the bed would *not* stay still!)... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

staying at the thorntree was absolutely amazing. The location is perfect, amazing rooms and facilities, staff are extremely friendly. They take the time to get to know you as a person and do everything they can for you. The thorntree far exceeded my expectations. I cant wait to go back. If you are going to zambia you have to have... More

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Address: Victoria Falls, Zambia
Location: Zambia > Southern Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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