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Royal Zambezi Lodge

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P/Bag CH42, Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't fault any part of the whole Royal Zambezi Lodge experience. I literally didn't have to think about anything for the 4 days we were there, it was just brilliant. The staff were friendly, attentive and thoughtful. The rooms were beautiful and had everything we needed. The food was plentiful and delicious (my tastebuds thank you but maybe not... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sure, this is one more five-star review. Certainly no disagreement with the other guests. Natalie is the general manager. If an occasion ever occurs when a quick and informed decision is needed despite the Lodge's isolation, you are in good hands. Natalie is an expert on Lusaka (about 45 minutes away by air) hotels, charter flights, ambulance services and everything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Lodge, amazing surroundings. Watched elephants, hippos and crocodiles from my balcony. Staff were fantastic and took care of everything. Daily cruises up the river, fishing trips and game drives were perfectly planned and iced gin & tonics provided. I'll be back again. Photo here is from my balcony.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was lucky enough to stay at the Royal Zambezi Lodge as part of a large group attending a wedding. From the get go I was blown away by the accommodation, both the common dining/sitting areas, deck and bar, and also the luxurious private suites. These brick and canvas suites were fitted out very fittingly for their location, with very... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing place! Situated on the banks of the mighty Zambezi river, 'Royal' is a place not to be forgotten! Location: You could not ask for a better location, as the lodge is only a short drive from the national park and their own air strip. The area is nestled between the banks of the Zambezi river and some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Royal Zambezi Lodge is perfection. If I could give it more stars I would. Natalie and her team did a fantastic job of making our large group feel welcome and very well taken care of. The service, the location, the views and the activities were all spectacular. It was the kind of service that made you feel like the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is simply not much more I can say, other than if you're planning on a trip to Zambia, STAY HERE. I stayed in the Classic Suite, a gorgeous wooden frame with a concrete floor and canvas walls – a safe luxury tent pitched permanently along the Zambezi. The bathroom has openings between the walls and roof but very private,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will never want to leave RZL. EVERYTHING about this property is just amazing. It is the most stunning accommodation you could stay in. The grounds are immaculate and the setting right on the Zambezi is breathtaking. Waking up in the morning to views over the Zambezi and the sounds of hippo and elephants is a once in a life... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled to the Royal Zambezi Lodge for a good friends wedding, and were not really sure what to expect. The experience we had was truely amazing. From the moment we arrived, we were made to feel extremely welcome and soon became extremely excited for the week ahead. Where to start?!.... The food - delicious The accomodoation - fantastic The... More 

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Kaysville, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Royal Zambezi Lodge was absolutely beautiful. The staff was so accommodating, friendly, helpful, kind, pick your positive adjective! The views of the river are spectacular and there is nothing like a sunrise over the river. Absolutely breathtaking. Martin took care of our room and he was so fabulous! We were there in June which means winter and it got... More 

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