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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Boulder, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed two days at this ledge. Restaurant food was really good, large portions. No electricity between 10:00-15:00 because of load sharing. The tent was good, clean and good shower. The Internet was good only near reception area. We had a hippopotamus eating the grass right outside of tent door! Receptionist was very good

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a lovely spot on the river where hippos and crocodiles where popping up regularly to say hi and of course monkeys visiting the camp and the odd elephant walking through the camp at night. They offer different kind of accommodation, everything from camping to luxury tents and chalets to suit every wallet. Activities canbe booked at reception. They... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had drinks and dinner at this restaurant on two occasions, get there about 4 pm and you should see the elephants, hippos and crocs passing by the river with amazing views so have your camera to hand. We booked at table at the restaurant as it can get quite busy. The food on both occasions was excellent. Tip you... More 

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Mpls
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent only 1 night here at the end of our 2 week camping safari. What a nice way to end the trip. Our tent had everything we needed. The 'outdoor' shower was great! The prices in the bar were crazy cheap and the restaurant was good too. We were only a short drive from the Falls and not too... More 

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Pippa Y, Manager at Maramba River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear K2TOG Thank you for taking the time to right a review on your recent stay with us at Maramba River Lodge! I am very happy to read that you enjoyed your Maramba Experrience and we hope to host you again in the not too distant future. Kind Regards Peter Cornelius General Manager More 

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for just one night at Maramba in a Chalet, which was nicely equipped. The ambiance is quiet and relaxing to spend some time reading at the terrasse and see the crocks tanking sun. Personnel is friendly and supportive, without pushing you to anything. Food is ok for one or two days, but later one will probably miss variety.... More 

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Pippa Y, Manager at Maramba River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear HarriCanada Thank you for taking the time to write a review and I am very happy to read that you enjoyed your overall experience here at Maramba River lodge! We are very fortunate to have crocks basking on the bank opposite the restaurant! We are currently working on a new menu that will be introduced very soon as well... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A couple of friends had visited Maramba River Lodge about three years ago and really enjoyed the experience. I have to say I am so very happy they told me to go. Yes, it was in need of some TLC - but the service and wonderful staff certainly made up for it. While I was there I met the new... More 

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Pippa Y, Manager at Maramba River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear CaAtherine M We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your Maramba experience! Our customer service is of top priority so I am very pleased that we hit the mark. It was a pleasure to meet you and I hope that the rest of your trip in Zambia was a success. We look forward to your return trip... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great time at Maramba. Nice laid back environment with lots to do around the lodge to occupy kids at the pool and with games. We really enjoyed the proximity to all the attractions of Livingston and Victoria Falls. Friendly and courteous staff helped with anything we needed.

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Lusaka, Lusaka, Zambia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I stayed at Maramba for a few days while attending a conference as it is convenient to town and other hotels as well as the Falls - not walking distance but not an expensive taxi ride and fine if you have a car. I was pleasantly surprised by the service and chalets are good value at the recently reduced price... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Maramba lodge is a few kilometers from the Victoria falls on the Zambian side, The lodge is alongside the Maramba River. The view from the restaurant and from the bar area on the Maramba river is beautiful. We stayed in Chalet 3 and the shower was useless, only a trickle of hot water. My complaint to reception concerning the water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The food was well presented and of a high standard. Unlike some of the five star resorts, namely the royal Livingstone where the food often is not even 3 star. I prefer to eat at Maramba now. Thanks Maramba for always presenting a good meal. Good value for money too.

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