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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Kalomo Zambia
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I had the pleasure of Maramba hosting us for our 40th birthday weekend. Brad, Ruth and the team did everything over the weekend to make it run smoothly and made our stay really enjoyable. We had international guest who came in from SA and local one from Lusaka. All of them have told me that they would defiantly visit Maramba... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We have visited Maramba many times before and we always have a great time. Fantastic tented chalets,great food and atmosphere.....very good value for money. Have seen crocs on many of our visits and elephants as well. Enjoy drinks on the deck over looking the Maramba river. Highly recommend this lodge.

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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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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

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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Rome, Italy
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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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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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Victoria, Canada
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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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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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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