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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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Kerrville, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was an extraordinary experience--canvas-lined luxurious rooms/tents in the African bush. Special touches included a copper bathtub, a dip pool outside, mosquito netting that (unlike other places we stayed) was placed in such a way that the nightstands and lamps were inside the netting instead of outside. That makes it a lot easier to turn the bedside lamp off. It's... More 

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Hook, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just spent four nights at the Royal Zambezi Lodge, and can honestly say we really enjoyed our stay. In fact it`s hard to fault anything, with the best staff, fantastic food and drink, lovely rooms,[you cant really call them tents], and to top it all a view to die for. Like most guests we went canoeing, and cruising on the... More 

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Workington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The lodge we stayed in was amazing, The bed was really comfortable. copper bath, out side shower with views of the river and stars at night. The food was wonderful as was the service. We went on Safari and saw Elephants, Hippo, Wart Hogs Wild Dogs, Impala, Crocodile’s and Lions and a lot moor wildlife. Laurence our guide from the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

If you enjoy luxury in the bush and the view of the mighty Zambezi river whiles having a drink in the swimming pool, then stay at Royal Zambezi. They offer a range of activities (especially enjoyed the canoeing on the Zambezi), have great food and LOVELY staff. Really enjoyed our stay here and will definitely be back.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

At Royal Zambezi Lodge we enjoyed one of the best holidays of my life. The game viewing was unbelievable. The fishing was really exciting. The guides and boatmen were excellent, really friendly, extremely knowledgeable and helpful. We learned so much about the wonders of Africa. The food was varied, plentiful and delicious. The accommodation was incredible with inside and outside... More 

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Mkushi, Zambia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Having heard so much about the rzl we took family visiting from uk. The setting is lovely as always on the banks of the magnificent zambezi river. The accommodation was well below standard. Needs updating . Curtains shabby and curtain poles came off when closing curtain. Small attention to detail should be addressed when paying top dollar. On lengthy game... More 

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Leavenworth, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Royal lodge provides a true bush experience, with elephants within arms reach of a cabin (friendly if not aggravated), baboons, crocodiles, hippos, lions,impalas, buffalos, leopard, birds, and such on 4x4 safaris, conducted by expert trackers/drivers. trips down the river, bush dinners, sunset wine set up, coupled with exceptional service by a staff and management dedicated to an enjoyable experience. The... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The Royal Zambezi Lodge in the Lower Zambezi National Park, is truly a piece of heaven. My wife and i went there for a much needed weekend get away and it was that and more ! We got to experience a fine blend of a camping in the bush with 5 star service and comfort. The staff are super friendly,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

True to the name... We received Royal treatment! The service was amazing giving attention to detail. They provided excellent vegetarian meals on request. A big thumbs up to the wonderful management and staff members at the Royal Zambezi!

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

One of the most beautiful places on earth. The staff are so very friendly and welcoming, the food magnificent thanks to Tiki and the accommodation excellent. If you want to experience Africa in the wild this is the place - we saw lions, elephants, leopard, monkeys, baboons, water buffalo, Impala and mongooses. The massage Jill gave was the best I... More 

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