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Maramba River Lodge

Mosi Tunya Drive | Livingstone, Victoria Falls 60957, Zambia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Stayed here for two nights early December. We booked the luxury tent which was clean. We particularly liked the outdoor shower in our room. The entire place is lovely however it was very overpriced. For $200 a night I was expecting something spectacular. The food was also not up to par. The people working there were very welcoming, they helped... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We spent 2 weeks at maramba river lodge and enjoyed every moment . Lovely river edge location with refreshing pool and views of wildlife , hippos crocodiles & water monitor lizards . Good food and very friendly and helpful staff especially managers Ruth and Brad :-)

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We stayed at Maramba river lodge for two nights at the end of December. The whole place is incredibly run down and also dirty. We stayed in the safari tents which are the cheapest option but that is too expensive for what it is. The tents are basic with two single beds in. The curtains around the room were full... More 

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102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Nice, clean and close the Maramba river, granting all the guests the chance to meet Hippos coming up at night to …mow the loan! The lodge has everything you need and the personnel is nice and helpful. The bathrooms are tiny and the hot water may be an issue, although it is rather warm outside and you do not need... More 

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Lilongwe, Malawi
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is a great looking place with lovely decor location and public areas, the bar area and pool overlooking the Maramba river is great and elephant Hippo etc can be observed. The chalet we stayed in was well furnished neat and tidy however as a family room a bunkbed had been shoehorned in and made the space very cramped, however... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The Maramba River Lodge is, as the name implies, right on the river and a beautiful setting from which saw 4 species of kingfishers, a snake crossing the river, elephants, monitor lizards and a crocodile. We stayed in a "luxury" tent ($200 US) and found it very noisy the first night as it was right next to the camp ground... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Maramba is in a beautiful setting!Our camp was good value for money. Green camp with lots of tree cover, grass, electricity and picnic tables. Not the most private camp if full but we were only 3 campers over 2 nights so very quiet. Camped next to river saw hippo and massive herd of elephant passed across the bank every night!... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Firstly, on the positive side, the chalets are lovely with nice colors chosen for paints and all the things one likes to have on hand (coffee/tea making facilities, safe, mozzie nets and fan) provided. Also, the location of Maramba is good, being between the Falls and Livingstone. And the common areas are attractive with the bar and restaurant being especially... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

For a unique rustic experience select lodging inside the Mosi Tunya National Park in Livingstone, Zambia. This property overlooks the Maramba River four miles from Victoria Falls in one direction and Livingstone the other. Guests have a variety of accommodations to choose from including permanent chalets and tents. We stayed in a chalet and although it was comfortable, it was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We were very disappointed with our stay at Maramba River Lodge. I had booked a chalet room a few weeks prior to our stay via email and had received confirmation, however when I called up the day we were due to arrive to say we would be arriving late they had no recollection of our booking. Fortunately there was a... More 

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Address: Mosi Tunya Drive | Livingstone, Victoria Falls 60957, Zambia
Location: Zambia > Southern Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Maramba River Hotel Victoria Falls
Maramba River Lodge Zambia/Victoria Falls

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