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Royal Zambezi Lodge

P/Bag CH42, Chiawa Conservancy, Zambia
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Royal Zambezi Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here as part of a 14 day group trip and this was our final (and best) game lodge. By comparison to the others, it was remote and peaceful. The guides are all fantastic especially Lawrence. The architecture of the main area is stunning in it's simplicity, completely open it provides "windows" to the spectacular surroundings from every direction.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Royal Zambezi is the best safari lodge my friends & family have been to. Nothing is too much for the staff, from the excellent manageress Natalie, to the boatmen with their expert knowledge of the magnificent wildlife, often right on your doorstep!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another amazing stay at what is undoubtedly the best lodge on the Zambezi. We were looked after incredibly by the staff and the fishing trips were second to none. Many thanks to Shadrick and his team for guiding us to catch some fantastic tiger, bream and other fish. The food was of first class quality and the rooms once again,... More

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Seattle Area
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Amazing staff, great food, peace, quiet and wildlife beyond your imagination!!! Canoe trip is the most beautiful thing I have ever experienced on the planet. Highly recommend to all!! God willing will get there one day again. Hippos, Elephants, Lions, etc. just a truly special place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

A friend and i visited zambia in August/September. We've been really lucky and had really great experiences. As we thought it can't get better we've got to royal zambezi lodge.We had booked another safari with another lodge which was not possible and this was soooooo a great fortune for us. For Julia and me living for 4 days at this... More

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Somerset West, South Africa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Absolutely incredible experience at a world heritage site. My wife and I have travelled all over the world and experienced some of the worlds best luxurious hotels, but nothing can compare with this gem in the wilderness. As an Architect from Zimbabwe who worked for many years on some of the Victoria Falls hotels I would like to congratulate the... More

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Sydney, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

The magnificent RZL is undesirable, you would find yourself lost in the moment of nature. An incredible location and staff would make your experience an unforgettable one. Thumbs up!!!! Expensive but.

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East Hartford, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Wonderful guides, myriad options requiring varying levels of physical ability, animals up close and personal -- think elephants grazing in front of your deck, rafts of hippos to see and hear nearby -- these are the highlights of the Royal Zambezi Lodge. Compared to several other lodges where our group of twenty-two stayed in southern Africa, this one is not... More

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Imagine your perfect holiday and I`ll wager it sounds a lot like this: Luxurious accommodation, overlooking glorious natural views that continue to surprise and inspire you day after day, all with wonderful food, wine and service, and complemented by the chance to be as adventurous and active as you like (or not at all). You`ve just imagined Royal Zambei Lodge... More

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Arlington, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

This lodge oozes atmosphere and charm. Guests and staff have to be on the lookout for elephants who wander through the grounds on their way to the river yet you feel quite safe with the staff looking out for all the guests. The staff is superb. The cottages are so charming. There are a variety of options to choose from... More

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Also Known As:
Royal Zambezi Hotel Lusaka
Royal Zambezi Hotel
Address: P/Bag CH42, Chiawa Conservancy, Zambia
Location: Zambia > Lusaka Province > Chiawa Conservancy
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Ranked #1 of 6 Specialty lodging in Chiawa Conservancy

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