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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This lodge is lovely we started our Africa trip here and it was a great intro to the continent for us. We saw elephants and hippos and many beautiful birds on the cruise as well as having yummy snacks and great service so would really recommend it. Also the adventure Centre team are very helpful and offered lots of advice...

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Toronto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This resort has an old world elegance set in a charming location supported by a group of people who will make you feel at home. There is the more contemporary Anantara up the road, but I prefer old world character when visiting world heritage sites. I must hat tip Conde Nast for pointing me in this Lodge’s direction. Our room...

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Oak Island, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely, picturesque lodge near Victoria falls. Lodge is set along river and among tress with laws and beautiful landscaping. Veranda and patio over looking river with views of birds, boats, elephant crossings. Rooms have deck with river view, shutters to keep out heat and sun, mosquito netting over beds, great bath and shower with plenty of hot water. Many vervet...

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Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lodge is located in the park with great views on the Zambezi. The pool is great to watch the sunset from. The rooms are comfortable with AC working well (not very typical for many other places in Zambia). The restaurant offers nice views, Dinner buffet offered, but on certain days there is no alternative to order from the menu....

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel and the amenities are great but a lot of work still needs to be done to train some of the staff in hospitality as well as some of the management of staff. There were a few incidences of gusts of strong winds which took toll on the umbrellas and could pose a risk to people sheltering below them.

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Vancouver, BC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We flew all the way from Vancouver, 21 hours of flying plus 10 hours of transfers = two very tired people! The driver who met us was fantastic. We had a VERY long immigration line to wait in and he was very patient and sympathetic. Water was provided in the car, nice airconditioning. He gave us a history of the...

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Paarl, South Africa
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, nice food, on the river, nice pool, great activity centre with super staff ! So helpful and client orientated and went put of their way to satisfy our needs. The sundowner cruise on their river boat - 3 stories - was well organized and a great experience - very special to see a herd of elephants crossing the...

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East Ballina, NSW, Australia
Reviewed October 28, 2016

The greeting was fabulous. Such friendly, happy attentive service. The location is superb, our room looked out on the Zambezi. The room was spacious, well appointed, clean, well maintained. The service was excellent. The grounds are immaculate. The restaurant and bar first class. Food excellent. I cannot speak highly enough of the staff and the quality of their hospitality.

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Reviewed October 20, 2016

Arrival: On arrival we were greeted at the airport by the shuttle. The driver was extremely friendly, and made us feel incredibly welcome. We arrived at the hotel to a traditional welcome where we washed our hands, were given a cold drink, and a quick snack at reception as we signed in. A porter escorted us to our room after...

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear jordanbI9751WN, Thank you for your kind review! We truly appreciate your kind words about our staff. It is definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this. We will be sure to let Abbey and the rest of the staff know that they made an impact during your stay. We hope to welcome you...

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

The place, the staff, the activities...very clean and organized...very nice place to visit. 😍I'd make it my annual destination. Be sure to pick the room facing the river and keep your balcony doors closed during the day as you may just be visited by monkeys

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear ChiChisa, Thank you for staying with us at the David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa and for taking precious time in order to complete our guest feedback questionnaire, your kind comments are appreciated and I will most certainly pass these on to our "Team". We look forward to welcoming you back again to this beautiful part of Africa in...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The lodge offers visitors a restaurant, bar, conference facilities, suitable to cater for large groups and the individual traveler, with a variety of safari excursions and activities in and around the falls. The lodge consists of 77 rooms, all en-suite, of which 5 are suites and 2 rooms accommodate the differently abled comfortably. All rooms look out over the Mighty Zambezi and a leisurely sun downer can be enjoyed from your private balcony. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa

Address: Riverside Drive, off Sichango Road, Livingstone 10101, Zambia
Location: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: $253 - $480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 77
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“You need to have some kind of a chair or 2 in the room. You may also increase on your TV channels and a reading light”
 of 5 bubbles karugum2016, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“All the rooms looked out on the river.”
 of 5 bubbles allens863, Oct 28, 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms have views of the Zambezi river and have free internet.”
 of 5 bubbles DeloresG97, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
“As you look at the hotel from the Zambize river, the rooms on the right have a slightly better view.”
 of 5 bubbles 150darrene, Sep 24, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the left (past the dining areas are the best) have the best views”
 of 5 bubbles yolandag124, Sep 17, 2016 | Read review
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