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Ivory Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
Hwange National Park, Hwange 5792, Zimbabwe
Ivory Lodge
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There isn't anything that they don't offer. You suite is behind heavy double doors. There is a walkway deviding the living room and bedroom. There are ample snacks in the living room cabinets and quite a bit of comfortable setting I'm the living room. You walk across the outdoor hall to your lovely, modern bedroom with a greeting spelled out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've stayed here several times and use it partly for relaxing with friends and partly as a base for my wildlife photography trips. The waterhole is well placed and sitting in the hide may get you to within a couple of metres of the elephants digging up the soil outside for the salt within it. Very useful stop-over between Victoria... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there for a few days, stopped counting when we hat more than 100 elephants at the waterhole. Hospitality is great, even if you are "only camping people". Campsite: ablutions very clean, showers very good, firewood provided, we will come back for sure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for three night on our way to Victoria Falls. I'm over from the UK visiting friends. We arrived to see elephants at the pan my first words were wow. Before having lunch. The whole place is a place to unwind watch the wild life at its best. The game drives were great Peter is a brilliant guide. Colin... More 

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my son's very first bush experience and he was expecting a dome tent and sleeping bags with barbecue dinners around a fireplace. He was pleasantly surprised. The lodge has comfortable accommodation in wooden chalets on stilts, overlooking a waterhole. The lodges have basic furnishings, tea & coffee making facilities, shower and toilet. There are no safes in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed here on two separate occasions in 2013 and 2015 when I've been on an Intrepid/Geckos camping trip. The campsite is basic but we had soul use of it. There was lots of wood provided for a fire. When we were there, Elephants walked metres away from our campsite at night - absolute bliss to the nature freaks... More 

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Karachi, Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were 3 friends staying at Ivory Lodge. The staff were friendly and professional, and catered to our every need. They made us feel special, and made sure our stay was comfortable. The food was some of the best we had on our short trip to Zimbabwe. Accommodations were comfortable, and we enjoyed seeing many animals at the watering hole.... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We were warmly welcomed by Joel and Jaimie, after our long trip. They both went out of their way to make our stay special! All the staff were very friendly and helpful. Our highlight was seeing the animals at the watering hole every evening! ....Surreal!! One can watch the animals from the tented suite, the dining room, the boma or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We spend three nights here in a luxury suite overlooking the waterhole. We picked the one outside the powered fence. Every day there were hundreds of animals passing through. Mostly elephants. Every night, when you went to sleep after a fantastic meal, you will fall asleep to the sound of the wild. Elephants eating grass or maybe a hyena howling... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

An excellent lodge - lovely setting and attentive staff. The food was "honest home style food". Recommended for a true safari experience. By no means 5 star establishment, but certainly clean, comfortable and has all you need for a thoroughly enjoyable stay.

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