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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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