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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed there a couple of weeks ago for 3 nights and the whole experience was excellent. Staff were friendly, a coupe of times it did take a while for food light snack in the bar area but we were not in a hurry. The grounds were great to stroll around in, drinks on the decks at sunset is a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was here for a bit of R &R as part of a gruelling Africa business trip. It is amazing. Rooms are magnificent and well equipped, with your own butler service. The wifi isn't great but it is Africa. Proximity to the falls is perfect and you get free access. This hotel although not cheap is beautiful and I will take... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My friend and I had been on a tour of Livingstone Island/Devil's Pool that started from the Royal Livingstone Hotel's deck on the river. After the guides brought us back to the hotel we decided to eat dinner here. It is a gorgeous colonial revival style and we had a great meal sitting on the beautiful covered porch overlooking the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

What a beautiful, elegant, classy hotel! This is what I imagine colonial England must have been. The service, the accommodations, the ambiance, not to mention the natural surroundings, were exceptional. What a delightful break between safaris!!

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Thank Jrtiber
RDMRL, Manager at Royal Livingstone Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jrtiber, Greetings from the Royal Livingstone! I'm delighted with your feedback on trip advisor. It's amazing that you liked our hotel and everything was up to your expectation. I look forward to your next visit to Zambia! Best Regards, Rooms Division Manager More 

Great Britain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Living in colonial past...would loved to have seen African culture & Zambian hospitality rather than mimicking the Western world! Location excellent. Very expensive & poor value for money for a five star hotel.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly a world class experience! There is absolutely NOTHING wrong with the Royal Livingstone. The location, accommodations, and particularly the staff are all exceptional. A level of luxury service and accommodations that cannot be beaten and which is not to be missed.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, the most friendliest and accommodating staff that I have yet to meet and enjoy. Thank you to all the amazing hotel staff and tour operators. Whatever was required or requested was met with the most friendliest of faces and dedicate responses . Our shuttle was warm and welcoming on arrival, the few kilometers trip to the hotel a pleasant... More 

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RDMRL, Manager at Royal Livingstone Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Amjay, Thank you for taking the time to write and tell us about your experience at The Royal Livingstone Hotel. Our objective in all we do is to exceed our guest expectations both in terms of product and service delivery. I am pleased to note that all of your stay was comfortable as well as enjoyable and that all... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So one of my friends recommended the High Tea Experience. We were staying at the neighboring Avani so we could stroll over and do it. Boy, what a mistake! I've experienced High Tea in England and other places, and this experience for me would mark the worst such experience. Where to begin? - Can you believe that one of the... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have previously responded to this question. The food in restaurant was terrible. Room service could not get an order straight. The pillows in the bed were horrible. The pillows must have been in the room since the hotel was built. FLAT. I feel I was ripped off for the money.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very English colonial. Some nice touches. On the Zambezi, nice views. Some wild game on the premises. But beneath the surface some things don't work properly - air conditioning, lights, coffee maker. Tons of tourists. And there are mosquitoes. Rooms smallish.

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RDMRL, Manager at Royal Livingstone Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pollll, Thank you very much for sharing with us your experience at the Royal Livingstone Hotel. It's unfortunate that this was not brought to our attention prior to departure. I wish to assure you that your feedback has been seriously looked into by our maintenance and housekeeping team to make sure that this does not re-occur. Best wishes, Rooms... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Livingstone Resort in Zambia will appeal to the traveller in search of luxury, extravagance and sheer indulgence. It is set in the lush riverine belt on the banks of the Zambezi River with the dramatic torrent of the Victoria Falls a 10 minute walk away. In the cool lounges and shaded verandas of the Royal Livingstone Resort, you will encounter the elegance and luxury of an earlier time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Livingstone Hotel

Address: Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
Location: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: $554 - $896 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Royal Livingstone Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 173
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Also Known As:
Royal Livingstone Hotel Livingstone
Royal Hotel Livingstone
Livingstone Royal Hotel
Royal Livingstone Zambia
Royal Livingstone Hotel Zambia
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Livingstone
#2 Family Hotel in Livingstone
#3 Romantic Hotel in Livingstone
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