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471 Squire Cummings Road, Victoria Falls 263 Zimbabwe
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 01/12/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 01/12/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#8 of 24 hotels in Victoria Falls
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Voted the best Safari Lodge in Zimbabwe for 23 years running, the world-famous Victoria Falls Safari Lodge offers easy access to the iconic Victoria Falls, coupled with a wildlife experience that is truly unrivalled. Now in its 25th year of welcoming guests, the Lodge is built on a plateau overlooking the Zambezi National Park with endless unspoilt views to the horizon, just four kilometers from the Falls. This is the only sunset facing hotel in Victoria Falls, and the newly-renovated rooms and balconies are built up above a central waterhole which attracts herds of buffalo, elephant, giraffe, zebra, as well as night-time predators, such as lion and leopard. Our warm and personable staff are our greatest pride. Past guests frequently comment on our team's sublime hospitality and seamless delivery. The main areas of the lodge, such as the MaKuwa-Kuwa restaurant and the homely Buffalo Bar, are rich in ambience and also overlook the central waterhole, where drinks and dinners are often shared with wildlife meandering down to the water each day to quench their thirst.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Free breakfast
Evening entertainment
Walking tours
Babysitting
Kids pool
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Spa
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Minibar
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Complimentary toiletries
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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Wilhela G wrote a review Sep 2021
Port Elizabeth, South Africa14 contributions16 helpful votes
My husband and I stayed at the Vic Falls Safari Lodge from the 17th to the 21st September 2021 for our 41st wedding anniversary. I had no expectations except to relax and experience the Victory Falls. We were extremely satisfied with our lodging as we had a very good view of the watering hole. We watched the animals visiting the watering hole early morning. Seeing the elephants every day were the greatest treat. The staff were very professional, and caring, so it was easy to overlook the small stuff. Thank you Linn for the beautiful photo album and the personal message to us. Much appreciated . I wish the Safari Lodge many prosperous years and hope to visit you again. Warm Regards Wilhela and Kenny Gie - Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Date of stay: September 2021
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BooPeel wrote a review Apr 2020
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe1134 contributions5 helpful votes
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The Victoria Falls Safari Lodge certainly is a giant African tree house! The lodge is located on a hill which overlooks the Zambezi National Park. Everything about the lodge boasts "AFRICA". The main area in made up of the MaKuwa-Kuwa restaurant, the Buffalo Bar and the Vulture Deck. The area is open, with the only "walls" being the wooden pillars that hold up this "treehouse". The view from this area is one to behold! Guests look out onto a water hole which the wild animals come and drink from daily - you'll be mesmerized by the beauty of the bush and the wildlife. Each room has a King size bed and a private balcony with some looking out into the bush and others looking out onto the waterhole! Other rooms are the suites, which are double story and include a lounge area downstairs - perfect for a business trip! These rooms also overlook the waterhole. The MaKuwa-Kuwa restaurant is a 5-star experience. Meals are absolutely delicious, and service is impeccable. Other dining options are The Buffalo Bar for a lighter meal or the Boma Dinner & Drum Show for an exciting, traditional and interactive African experience! A vulture culture experience is held daily in front of the vulture deck, where the hotels guide feeds the vultures and educates guests about the importance of these birds in the African ecosystem. A wild experience as the vultures swoop down all at once to take their share! The staff at the lodge are amazing! Everyone is incredibly cheerful and helpful.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from Matina Sangwene, General Manager at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
Responded Apr 26, 2021
Hie Tony, Thank you for your detailed review!! We are thrilled to know that our friendly and cheerful staff made your stay amazing and we can not wait to welcome you back at our lovely property! Best regards, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge Management.
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Fatima M wrote a review Sep 2021
Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
The staff was great. Yvonne and Lin were extremely hospitable and helpful. All the staff was fantastic. We had Dennis for Dinner and he also gave us excellent service. We had an excellent stay and we all had a great time.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Laura S. wrote a review Sep 2021
Oxnard, California58 contributions2 helpful votes
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Our party of 3 stayed at the hotel for 2 nights in September 2021. We had a wonderful time. Hotel/Rooms: The lodge has a great location overlooking vast woodland areas and a waterhole. We could see the waterhole from our room and one morning, I saw a herd of elephants leaving the waterhole! Due to COVID, the Safari Club lounge and Dining area were open. The views from that area are phenomenal. The pools were chilly, but once you got in, they felt refreshing. The main pool is surrounded by plants, so by the end of the day, there are a lot of leaves/debris in the pool. One evening, we dipped in the pool, then watched the sunset over the waterhole and enjoyed a cold Zambezi beer. It was a wonderful way to end an adrenaline filled day at Vic Falls! Our room was very nice and had a very high ceiling. A mosquito net covered our bed, but I didn’t see any mosquitos in our room. Up in the ceiling, there were some spiders and their webs, but I guess that is expected in the African bush. The bed was very comfortable and the shower was huge! Staff: The entire staff was wonderful, attentive and friendly. Food: The food was delicious. The hotel uses reusable glass bottles and fills them with water, which is a great step in reducing plastic waste. Lookout Hide: We arranged to have a private guide for the “hide” located near the waterhole. The guide was Charles with Discover Victoria Falls. He was fantastic, very knowledgeable. COVID: The entire staff wore masks and guests wore masks in communal areas. I felt very comfortable during my entire stay. The hotel is taking COVID precautions seriously. Massage: Our entire party had a massage and they were wonderful! The massage room is just a regular hotel room adjusted to be a massage suite. The masseuse was fantastic and the massage was at a reasonable price! Overall: We had a wonderful stay and I would recommend this place to others.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Claude-Zhanar wrote a review Aug 2021
Gretz-Armainvilliers, France59 contributions28 helpful votes
Very nice place where to stay. Rooms are really clean, with view on the waterhole. In thé evening WE have Seen éléphants and in the morning hundred of buffalos, as well as impalas. The food was very good. WE really enjoyed that place. WE have eaten an excellent Kudu for first time Breafast was complète All staff very kind and helpfull
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
$193 - $523 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
victoria falls safari hotel victoria falls, victoria falls safari lodge
LOCATION
ZimbabweMatabeleland North ProvinceVictoria Falls
NUMBER OF ROOMS
72
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Frequently Asked Questions about Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Victoria Falls Safari Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park (1.9 miles), Victoria Falls (1.9 miles), and Devil's Pool (4.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Victoria Falls Safari Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pariah State Victoria Falls, Wild Horizons Lookout Cafe, and Livingstone Room at Victoria Falls Hotel.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Victoria Falls Safari Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Victoria Falls Safari Lodge have airport transportation?
Yes, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.