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Maramba River Lodge

Mosi Tunya Drive | Livingstone, Victoria Falls 60957, Zambia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
tobee888 Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Maramba Lodge is best thought of for backpackers and those who can handle a few nights roughing it. We were booked into Chalets, but on arrival were given tents. After showing my booking form, we were given chalets, must to relief all round. Breakfast is very basic, as is the accommodation. Flat pillows and worn mattresses. If you are forced... More

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Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This lodge was chosen for us by our tour operator and after reading the mixed reviews,we were unsure what to expect. It is set on the banks of the river and is a combination of basic tents,chalets and landela tented accomodation. We had a landela tent which was basic,but comfortable with a double bed and a single bed,toilet,wash hand basin... More

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maramba River Lodge is affordable and very well situated. We stayed for 2 nights and the tent are adequate. It is not a 5 stars spot but very well priced. Crocs, hippos and elephants visit the lodge every day.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maramba has a combination of camping, tents and brick chalets. We stayed in a brick chalet, the rooms are quite old and the bathrooms not very appetising. Beds are well used and past their prime. The biggest problem with Maramba is the total lack of service that stretches from reception to restaurant. The bar is the only place you can... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Had the chance to stay at Maramba for 3 nights. Upon arrrivng found there was a mixup with a tour we booked over the phone. Instead of the expected .."so sorry"... Brad the manager personally intervened and made sure we could get back on track with our schedule. I was very impressed with the level of staff commitment to customer... More

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Livingstone, Zambia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

My wife and I stayed 4 months at Maramba, while building a project in Livingstone. Brad and Ruth Keast, the managers there, as well as the staff became like family to us. The Lodge is beautifully situated on the Maramba River and the only Lodge situated in the Mosi Oa Tunya National Park. That means that basically, you will see... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We have been using this place as our #1 place to stay when in Livingstone for the last 13 years. We have taken many visitors with us and every trip there has been enjoyable. The prices are about the cheapest you can now find in Livingstone and still have a very enjoyable stay. The thing that draws us the most... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We had a two night stay here and had originally booked for camping, but due to the rains we stayed in the safari tents. These were expensive and crammed in alongside each other. We found the staff welcoming and friendly, but as we did not eat in the restaurant we cannot comment on the food and service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We stayed at the Maramba River Lodge for the second time this summer when we were visiting Livingstone and Chobe National Park. We stayed in the safari tents that were very comfy and had nice hot showers. The complex is right on the river and is a very relaxing place to enjoy a drink as the sun sets. There is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

we initially booked 2 nights camping and extended an extra 2 days. we camped next to the river in a lovely setting. The swimming pool was great for the kids and Bradley and his team were very helpful. The proximity to the falls and being just out of town made it a perfect place to stay.

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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): $$
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4km from The Victoria Falls, Maramba River Lodge provides a most attractive all-year-round base to access The Victoria Falls. Maramba River Lodge is situated in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park overlooking the Maramba River. The lodge is visited by the resident wildlife with elephant wandering through the grounds at certain times of the year. ... more   less 
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