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Royal Zambezi Lodge

4.0 of 5 P/Bag CH42, Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia
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    5 of 5 stars
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    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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Lewiston, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Trip of a lifetime in a place that is completely deserving a 10 stars for it comfort and hospitality and most importantly of all provides access to animals that must be respected and preserved and treasured. Words do not do justice to the experience and even the amazing photos we were able to catch to remember it do not replace... More 

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Albany
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If any African lodge deserves five stars, this one does, on the basis of its location alone. However, it gets them for everything else as well. It must be understood that this lodge is in the middle of nowhere. We had to fly in and land on its private airstrip, as I believe there are no good roads to it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a long year of work this was a delightful break to gather my wits. 3 days of being kindly looked after by Natalie, Ewan and their staff. Keegan cooked up a couple of tasty treats that have left me a little heavier then when I arrived- delicious! Ewan kindly took me to a drift on the river where the... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This lodge is in the middle of a preserve and it is fantastic. There isn't any air conditioning so going in the middle of their summer might not be the best idea BUT the setting, the food, the staff, the bar, the spa and the adventures are FABULOUS! We stayed in the Royal Lodge and it was the only one... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We enjoy this wonderful place so much that we have been back every two years since first discovering it back in 2008. No change! A wonderfully warm welcome; superb hospitality at all times, whether in camp, on the river, or on a game drive with the superb staff; and fabulous menus delivered by chef Keegan Corken and his team. We... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I went to this lodge 6 years ago and remembered it as a trip of a life time - coming from someone who has traveled from Kenya to Cape town. returning in late Oct 2014 I was not disappointed. The staff where amazing, the sunsets exceptional, accommodation was just stunning (patio overlooking the Zambezi) and fishing not super easy but... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I stayed at the lodge in April for 10 days and it was by far the best holiday I have ever had. From the unreal morning sunrise over the Zambezi followed by a great morning fishing for Tiger and evening game drives it really does tick every box for a Safari lodge. The food was always delicious, and service was... More 

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Lusaka, Zambia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Royal is a gem--first class food, service and accommodation combined with the stunning and serene Zambezi River and National Park. The staff at the Royal were incredible, as were our meals and accommodation. We received personalised service for all activities and the guides were excellent both in the park and on the river. Less than an hours flight from... More 

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Poulsbo, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Mary C I have stayed in hotels and lodges all over the world and this is the very best! Natalie and her staff were incredible. The fresh baked bread and healthy tasty meals made every meal something to look forward to. Our tent was tastefully done and so what if there was no air conditioning, we could just step out... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

As a non-African with few expectations about wildlife, I was blown away by the variety of animals I saw over a 3 daya period. The odd thing was the sense of normality after a few days being in the midst of the elephants and hippos - or the plentiful tiger fish that enjoy a good fight on their way to... More 

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Address: P/Bag CH42, Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia
Location: Zambia > Lusaka Province > Lower Zambezi National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Zambezi Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
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