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P/Bag CH42, Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia
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Royal Zambezi Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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North Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Royal Zambezi Lodge location is perfect, on the edge of the great River Zambezi. We had a lovely cottage overlooking the river bank where elephants spent many hours with their tiniest babies. We were so close on our deck and at night the hippos wandered by. The staff and guides were friendly helpful and knowledgeable and it was a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having spent 8 nights in the stunning South Luangwa Valley game viewing from vehicles, the idea was to spend time by the Zambezi river and enjoy water-based activities. It's great when an idea comes together! The location of Royal is lovely with a sweeping view of the river and across to the Mana Pools park in Zimbabwe. One of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Royal Zambezi Lodge is a very special place.We were met by Lawrence at the airstrip, a five minute drive to the lodge. He was our guide for our stay and was knowledgeable and very charming. Natalie is a wonderful hostess and the rest of the staff are equally attentive. We were very lucky and had a suite which was... More

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Royal Zambezi Lodge is magical. The accommodations far exceeded anything that I expected. Natalie and her staff were so warm and welcoming. They really made you feel at home. The food was delicious. The guides were very nice and knowledgeable. Our Odysseys group had just an exceptional experience. Some of them couldn't sleep at night because they didn't want... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I was at the Royal Zambezi Lodge in late August 2014. The hotel stay far exceeded my expectations. The staff was so friendly, attentive and knowledgeable! Nat (GM) was great. Safari guides Lawrence, Chris, Hastings, and Ewen knew the lay of the land. How they were able to find their way back to the lodge during the night drives was... More

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

i had the pleasure of staying at the Royal Zambezi Lodge just last week. it was another world. The accommodations were fabulous, comfortable, chic and all in a tent-like setting. The staff was attentive and friendly. The locals ie herd of elephants, baboons and hippos made the safari experience real and right at my porch of my guest house. Natalie.... More

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Houston, Texas
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I stayed here as part of an Odyssey Unlimited tour group. The food was amazingly fresh, considering the remote location, the rooms were very clean and comfortable. Loved the outdoor showers and plunge pools, and eating meals out on the veranda. Best part is that elephants just coming roaming thru the lodge whenever they please. Went on several early morning... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I don't even know where to start. This was a perfect finale to 2 wonderful weeks exploring southern Africa with our Odyssey/Smithsonian tour group. After excellent game viewing or choosing between a plethora of enjoyable activities at the national park, this was really the perfect place to return to before our next adventure. The accommodations were fantastic (we had the... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Located right on the edge of the Zambezi river, the Royal Zambezi lodge was everything and more i had hoped it would be. The incredible views and surroundings that accompanied my stay were OUT OF THIS WORLD! From the moment i arrived the staff were so friendly, efficient and welcoming. Ewan and Natalie the camp managers were fantastic and ensured... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

absolutely beautiful, i strongly recommend this beautiful hotel for couples. rooms are clean, staff is friendly, lovely scenery in front of every room, very well reserved place, food is also amazing..

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Additional Information about Royal Zambezi Lodge

Address: P/Bag CH42, Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia
Location: Zambia > Lusaka Province > Lower Zambezi National Park
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Royal Zambezi Hotel Lusaka

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