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“Nice place to stay.” 4 of 5 stars
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The Kingdom at Victoria Falls
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   1 Mallet Drive, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe   |  
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Ranked #10 of 12 Hotels in Victoria Falls
Windsor, Canada
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“Nice place to stay.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Stayed 3 nights at the Kingdom. Very nice place. It is a good sized hotel with a nice relaxing feeling. Lots of choices to eat. Zimbabwe is a little on the pricey side compared to South Africa (which is very cheap). They accept U.S. dollars and Rands in Zimbabwe but U.S. dollars is the dominate currency. Anyways the place is very clean and well maintained and would recommend staying here if you choose to come to Zimbabwe.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

This hotel is amazing, but the lift did not work, and it looked like is hasn't for a while. We were down the back of the hotel, so if you had sore knees or anything else that hurt those stairs were killers. You had to use them to leave the hotel there was no way around them/ It also meant that many people who would roll their luggage to their rooms or out had to call for a porter. There is a smorgasbord at 27 dollars each, there are also 2 restaurants hidden in to casino complex. Food was great.
Our bed was as hard as a rock. Woke up with sore hips. The room was comfortable and the bathroom adequate

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

The decor throughout the hotel created a great atmosphere, staff were very helpful and friendly. Easy walk to the falls and township. Restaurant had great meals, with evening entertainment, friendly and professional staff. We had a great holiday experience and highly recommend the Kingdom Hotel.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

An interesting place, if you can accept the vast number of elephant tusks adorning roof-tops and light fittings. Food good, with everything designed for excess - check out the statues in the casino! We were sitting on our balcony watching the family of elephants outside the fence when the cleaners arrived. It was not until we left that I found they had stolen my Nikon point-and-shoot S4 camera from my suitcase (I was wearing my other camera at the time).

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Our room was way at the back, up the stairs and near the gate to the pathway to Victoria Falls. Not quite sure why they put us so far from the main area as the hotel has only 79 guests in the 280 rooms at present but we can hear the falls from here and of course, a very short walk to them so perhaps that is why. The hotel is 12 years old but is a magnificient building and the gardens are lovely. Must have cost a fortune to build, the detail in everything is amazing. The room is spacious and clean and everything works. The only thing we didn't like is the shower curtain, HATE shower curtains that cling to you when you are having your shower. The shower is over a narrow bath. Staff around the pool bar where a bit slow to offer us a drink on day one but day 2 Freedom appeared and he was very attentive. Staff generally were excellent, very friendly. There is a short walk to Victoria Falls from the perimeter fence of the hotel via the back track but beware, the locals descend out of the bush and hassle you like crazy. Even after giving them money they continued to demand that I give them my shoes "they will fit my wife" ...yeah right! I found it a little intimidating and didn't venture out that way again. All in all a pleasant stay and we would recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Chilliwack, Canada
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Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Everything about this resort/hotel was memorable, in a very good way! The staff were very helpful, the rooms were clean just don't leave the deck door open or the monkeys will get in. But what a memory if they do. Of course the store is VERY expensive but our family had a great time staying here!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

Stayed at The Kingdom for 7 day it is a gem in Africa. Greeted with a drink staff are very helpful and friendly. Rooms are spacious and very clean. Food was excellent overall. The hotel made our holiday special coz of its excellent customer service. We will definitely returning to kingdom and would highly recommend it. It right next to the fall and ver central so you can save money on taxis. We loved the hotel. Gardens are well maintained and green.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about The Kingdom at Victoria Falls

Address: 1 Mallet Drive, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Location: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Kingdom at Victoria Falls 3*
Number of rooms: 294
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Also Known As:
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Kingdom Hotel Zimbabwe
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