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Off Lilayi Road, Lusaka 10101 Zambia
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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Lilayi is an exquisite game lodge 30minutes from the centre of Lusaka. Set in 650hectares of game rich grounds boasting classic elegance and fine dining. Lilayi offers our guests the luxury of a safari lodge only 30 minutes from the centre of Lusaka. 12 Chalets are designed with a modern elegance and each provide a verandah view of the game that pass throughout the day. Relax and enjoy the wildebeest, giraffe, zebra and more than 20 species of antelope. The restaurant offers an African fusion cuisine that, coupled with our extensive wine collection, will delight any palate. Take an early morning guided nature walk, relax on a sunset game drive, make use of our running and walking trails, take a village tour or enjoy the elephant orphanage project at feeding time. Whatever your preference Lilayi makes a great venue for events, executive meetings or as an unforgettable holiday destination. New exclusive package now available that includes a walk in the bush with our orphaned baby elephants.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Free internet
Public wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Air conditioning
Dining area
Flatscreen TV
Wardrobe / closet
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this is a wonderful, creative property. It is well maintained, and the service is great. Very quiet. We arrived at 6 PM and left the next morning to fly out. Be aware that this property is NOT near the airport. If you are only spending one day in Lusaka, there is a benefit to enduring the drive to get a sense of the city - even though it is almost an hour.
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Response from Lilayi, Manager at Lilayi Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Paula. Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your brief stay at Lilayi. We hope that you would be able to stay longer with us next time. from the, Lilayi Lodge Team
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Could not ask for a better place to stay. Rooms are luxurious, and situated to take in the views of wildlife coming for drinks at the meanering streams that have been placed for full viewing from your deck, while feeling private from other chalets. Staff is accommodating and friendly. A quiet oasis only a few minutes away from busy, noisy Lusaka. Don't miss viewing and supporting the baby elephant orphanage.
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Response from Lilayi, Manager at Lilayi Lodge
Responded Sep 10, 2019
Hi Donna, Thank you very much for this kind review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our establishment warm and accommodating. We couldn't agree with you more that guests shouldn't miss out on a viewing at the Elephant Orphanage. We hope that you will visit us again soon, From the, Lilayi Lodge Team
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We spent two nights here at the end of our trip and we loved it. We knew the lodge as we had previously volunteered at the Elephant Orphanage and visited the lodge (they also support the EOP and other wildlife projects). The bungalow was luxurious with a great bed, view and bathroom; it was large, clean and welcoming. breakfast was included in our rate and was amazing. We had lunch and dinner at the restaurant and the food was really good. The service was outstanding and all the staff great. We loved it and although it is a bit of a drive from the airport, it was worth it!
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Response from Lilayi, Manager at Lilayi Lodge
Responded Sep 10, 2019
Dear Tourist, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you managed to stay with us on your recent trip back to Lusaka after all your previous hard work with the Elephants. We feel very privileged to have the Elephant Orphanage on our doorstep as well as the opportunity to work in such a beautiful environment. We look forward to another visit from you soon, Kind regards, Lilayi Lodge Team
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From arrival to departure customer service is number 1 here. The rooms are beautiful as are the grounds and The employees are there to make the stay great. The restaurant and bar are the perfect setting with a great menu. It is a trek to the location but well worth the trip. Wildlife is beautiful and the entire stay could not be any better. Would recommend staying here! I just can’t recommend leaving!
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Response from Lilayi, Manager at Lilayi Lodge
Responded Jul 31, 2019
Dear James, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We certainly feel blessed to be working at Lilayi Lodge and we agree with your comment that it isn't easy to leave. Please, come back and stay with us again soon. Kind regards, Lilayi Lodge team
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Came here for the day to see the elephants, do the hour safari ride, relax outside and eat super from the restaurant. The menu has a wide selection...really good & high quality food. Nice desserts & espresso drinks. Beautiful indoor/outdoor seating area. Would definitely come back for a meal. Just 15 minutes drive out of Lusaka.
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Response from LilayiLodge1988, General Manager at Lilayi Lodge
Responded Jul 22, 2019
Dear Larri, Thank you very much for this review. We agree, Lilayi is a great place to visit for the day if you live in Lusaka. So glad to hear that you had a good day out! Please come back and try out our beautiful accommodation soon. Kind regards, Lilayi Lodge team
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$238 - $413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lilayi Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Lilayi Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Munda Wanga Environmental Park (4.6 miles) and Lusaka National Park (4.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Lilayi Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Lilayi Lodge?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Lilayi Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Lilayi Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Lilayi Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Lilayi Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Lilayi Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Lilayi Lodge offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Lilayi Lodge?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Chilenje House (7.1 miles).