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Ivory Lodge

3.5 of 5 Lodge   |   Hwange National Park, Hwange 5792, Zimbabwe
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West Saint Paul, Minnesota
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two unbelievable days at the Ivory Lodge. From the very start, I knew that this was going to be a visit that would be way beyond the ordinary. Jamie greeted us at the door with warmth and cordiality, and, after getting the briefing as to the house rules and stowing our gear in our houses, we had a... More

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We passed two wonderful nights at this small camp and don't we just wish we could go right back. While the Lodge itself is an extremely special place with hundreds of elephants flocking to the watering hole each day, overlooked by the rooms on stilts, it is the people who really made our stay. Our hostess, Jaimie, was fresh out... More

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Wollongong
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39 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This campsite, part of the Ivory Lodge was a perfect place to camp for our large group. Whilst some of the group needed the comfort of a bed in the nearby lodge, the majority of the group were happy to set up tents and sit around the campfire at night to listen to the wildlife and enjoy all the fun... More

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an absolutely amazing time at Ivory Lodge! If anyone deciding where to stay when visiting Zimbabwe, Ivory is a definite must!, especially if you want to treat your Mrs. with a bit of romance. The pictures don't do justice and I'm sure neither will my review. This is what being in the heart of Africa feels like. The staff... More

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Oberndorf, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent three days at Ivory Lodge and it's diffcult to subscribe this wonderful place. But if you love the nature and animals and if you want to meet nice and friendly people, you have to go to Ivory Lodge.Thank you Peter and Deadly, thanks to Joe and Jamie and all the others who make these days unforgettable for us.... More

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Corbera de Llobregat, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights at the Ivory lodge just after having been at the Camp Amalinda, both belonging to the same company. The Ivory Lodge is a very nice place with a very good service, but different from its sister camp. Logic because the focus of the visit to Hwange is not the same as the one of the visit... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

What an amazing experience at Ivory Lodge! The staff was delightful and incredibly helpful. We were in awe as hundreds of elephants visited the pan directly in front of the lodge to quench their thirst. I'm already planning a return trip in 2015. Thanks very much Ivory! Keep up the great work.

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lolmallett, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Matt A, A very big thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are so glad you had an amazing time and were able to experience seeing the elephants at the water pan in front of the lodge . We are thrilled you are already planning a return trip next year and we very much... More

Minneapolis
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

From the minute we saw the elephants head towards the pond for an afternoon drink, we were mesmerized. The food, the fire, the service, the incomparable "huts", Dudley - the best guide in Zimbabwe,the game drives, all amazing. We only wished we had more time in camp to sit and enjoy the beauty. We agree with just about everything good... More

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lolmallett, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear gourmetMinneapolis, We are thrilled you got to make such great memories during your stay at Ivory and thanks so much for the positive feedback. I will be sure to let know Dudley know your fantastic feedback and we are so glad you enjoyed his company. I hope we can welcome you back soon! All the best, Lauren - Marketing More

Newport, Rhode Island
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Late July 2014, my family stayed at the Ivory Lodge for two nights. The view to the waterhole from the treehouse accommodations is amazing - we looked out at around 200 elephants! For a closer view, you can go to the property's edge, to the Hide, where the staff sprinkles salt to attract elephants to within feet of where you're... More

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lolmallett, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear JudyMMM, A very big thank you for taking the time to review us! We are glad you had such an amazing experience and stay at Ivory Safari Lodge. I thoroughly enjoy the experience of meeting the other travellers and sharing stories around the camp fire as well – one of the best parts of staying at Ivory! We hope... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We recently stayed at the ivory lodge for a family holiday. Shortly after we arrived over 200 elephants appeared at the waterhole - an incredible site! The guide suggested we get in the land rovers and get abit closer. Thus set the tone for the rest of the 3 day stay. Watching the elephants from the tree houses as the... More

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lolmallett, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Michael M, Thank you very much for your positive feedback. We are so glad you got to see 3 lions near the lodge – incredible sighting! We have one elephant that seems to like spending its time in camp and we have named him Mazoe – it is amazing to see these wild animals get so close! I will... More

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Address: Hwange National Park, Hwange 5792, Zimbabwe
Location: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Hwange
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ivory Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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