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Ilala Lodge

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  • Excellent59%
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  • Average5%
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We absolutely loved this hotel. We had a spacious top floor room in the new wing with great views to the falls. Zero noise from the construction site next door which had been a slight concern. The hotel had a colonial feel but with a...More

Thank StanNorthants
Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the lovely feedback. Our new wing is completed in June and we look forward to offering our guests more rooms that look onto the Victoria Falls. Thank you for staying with us!

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

From the copious breakfast to the delicious dinners, the comfortable rooms (with patio) and the wildlife roaming over the grounds (warthogs, hippos, hornbills, to name just a few), this was the perfect place to visit for Victoria Falls. The national park was only a short...More

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Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded December 29, 2017

Lovely to have you stay with us and thank you for the awesome review.

Reviewed 6 days ago

I traveled with my daughter, we started our holiday with a visit to the majestic Victoria Falls. Illala lodge was the perfect place since is so close to the park. The lodge is beautifully decorated with photographs and art in homege to the falls, the...More

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Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Thank you! Appreciate the lovely feedback and hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely hotel,a little on the tired side.Large Public area,excellent swimming pool.The staff were very helpful,very polite and always smiling.There were numerous activities you could book and the hotel run evening cruise on the Zambezi was fabulous.

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Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Appreciate the review and have messaged you to find out more information on the feedback.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was very nice and clean. I recommend not to put the hot water on first when have a shower because it gets pipping hot, they can not do enough for you, breakfast very good, and the concierge was fantastic she planed everything for...More

Thank Sharon P
Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the feedback. I will ask our maintenance to check the water temperature. Thank you for the review.

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$278 - $469 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
#7 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
#7 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
#9 Business Hotel in Victoria Falls
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$278 - $469 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
#7 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
#7 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
#9 Business Hotel in Victoria Falls
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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loutsia
January 19, 2018|
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Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
Depending on the time of year as Hwange can have some amazing sightings. Chobe does require a border crossing so I suggest you obtain a multiple entry Visa upon arrival. The Chobe day trips are the most popular safari from... More
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loutsia
January 18, 2018|
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Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
Hi, yes we can organise a Helicopter Flight for you. There are 2 options - 12min and a 25min. The longer option takes a flight into the National Parks and surrounds. The prices start from $150 with the longer option priced... More
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Ian V
August 29, 2017|
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Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
Hello Ian, Your agent should have organised an airport transfer as part of your package. I have emailed them to ensure that this has been done but normally this is the case. Look forward to welcoming you to Ilala Lodge.
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"Top floor new wing rooms are excellent"
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"Book the evening cruise on the Zambezi"
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"The room was very nice and they have a coffee/cappuccino machine in the room. More milk would have been nice..."
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"Second or top floor but the restaurant has excellent views."
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