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Royal Chundu Luxury Zambezi Lodges

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was an amazing experience. We stayed for 3 nights and it was worth it. All the activities the lodge provides are super fun. We went with 3 kids (10, 9 & 6) and they loved it. We took the river canoeing with the picnic and the scenery was outstanding! You can't beat waking up with the majestic Zambezi river... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The island lodge has 4 villas and if you book all 4, it is so much more fun. We had only two nights on the island, which was my regret as I would recommend spending 3 nights. The staff on the island were all excellent. We spent the nights around the campfire (which the staff setup each night) just talking... More 

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White River, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Royal Chundu is simply amazing! We were warmly welcomed by Hessah and staff and from that moment on - nothing was too much trouble for them. The lodge is perfectly situated on the banks of the mighty Zambezi and the main lodge and every room has a wonderful view onto the river. The food was exceptional - presentation, taste and... More 

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TinaAponte, Owner at Royal Chundu Luxury Zambezi Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and generosity. Come back soon! Very warm regards Tina and the Team x More 

Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This lodge is in a beautiful location on the river and has really nice rooms. However, it is about 45 minutes from Livingstone where all of the activities (including Victoria Falls) are located. Very nice, but not worth the distance if you're traveling to Livingstone primarily to see the falls. Also, the food is awful.

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TinaAponte, Owner at Royal Chundu Luxury Zambezi Lodges, responded to this review

Dear Mr & Mrs Touloukian Thank you so much for your comments in your review but there are some concerns about what you feel we did not live up to that should be addressed. This is an absolute first for us regarding the food comments as the Zambian Tasting Menu and the Canoeing Picnic are highlights of every single other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a place what great people .. Bucket list stuff. The views the atmosphere .. It's just so relaxing .. So remote .. Super luxury would recommend without reservation .. Island lodge is the place to be ..July a great time of year .. Helicopter flight over the falls and in the gorge a must .. A day trip to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just had four nights at Royal Chundu with another couple so it was four of us. This place exudes luxury. We had two nights at the river lodge and were upgraded for our last two nights at the Island lodge. Our upgrade would not have been possible if it wasn't for the best travel agent walking this planet earth, Helen... More 

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TinaAponte, Owner at Royal Chundu Luxury Zambezi Lodges, responded to this review

Dear Raffster58 Thank you so much for your review posted on TripAdvisor. We are so glad that you had a good time and for your extremely kind words and even more grateful for your helpful points that we can improve upon. With regards to the cost of champagne, this is an ongoing issue in Zambia where we have to endure... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Royal Chundu is the best river experienced we have had in a long time. As you arrive you get a little massage from the elegant spa ladies after such a warm welcome at check in. We stayed at the River Lodge for 3 nights and Island Lodge for 1 night. The rooms are so beautifully done, the amenities are very... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

The location is more than 1h outside of Livingstone by car and the last 15 min are on gravel road! The venue itself is nice, staff is very helpful and care taking, but the rooms and suites are to improve! NO shades, you wake up with the light, a lot of bugs in certain times, the bath tub outside is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

The lodge is beautiful and there is much attention to detail. We traveled with our adult daughters and all had a wonderful time. The staff was super. It was very relaxing and we even caught a tiger fish.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

This is the most beautiful, inspirational, real place that I have ever been to in my life. The owners have created something that makes all these other so-called eco lodges pale in comparison. The way in which the staff have such a love for what they do flows through their veins. The Lodge seems to truly give a damn about... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Royal Chundu Zambezi River Lodge is the kind of place where nature is untouched and you are humbled by the magic that surrounds you. The lodge has two locations – the mainland and the exclusive private island in the center of the Zambezi River. Royal Chundu is a place of picturesque beauty that merges seamlessly with nature and is tucked away in the midst of unique plant species from giant ferns to ancient trees, some as old as 1,500 years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Chundu Luxury Zambezi Lodges

Address: Plot 9003, Nakatindi Road | Katambora, Livingstone, Zambia
Location: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: $1,407 - $1,580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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Royal Chundu Luxury Zambezi Hotel Kazungula
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