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Three Cities Thorntree River Lodge

Victoria Falls, Zambia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Hoboken, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at Thorntree was fantastic. Florence and her staff made sure that we were well taken care of, including providing gluten free options for my two friends. The food was certainly plentiful! Our rooms were "rustic" but well appointed and the staff did a nice job of cleaning and providing us everything that we needed. We organized activities through... More 

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SHANGHAI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The lodge is located beside the Zambezi River and inside the jungle,peacefully and privately.The color of the surface of the water changed from morning to evening, and some mammals visited this place,most exiting of all is Hippos!which took their dinner in the night,several metres from me...I guess it will be a most imopressive thing of my life that night I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My wife and I spent several days here on our honeymoon. The service was the best I have experienced. We had the whole place to ourselves and were treated like royalty. It was actually a little hard to accept that level of service. We had a chalet right on the river and it was very, very nice. The staff were... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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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 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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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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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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Address: Victoria Falls, Zambia
Location: Zambia > Southern Province > Victoria Falls
Number of rooms: 8
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