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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 10, 2016

The location is amazing, the food is great, the service and the people lovely. I cannot fault this lovely hotel. It was a real experience to walk in the grounds and to be surrounded by wildlife. We were able to see Vic Falls at different times of the day. All amazing. This, combined with lovely staff and really nice people...

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Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s...

Great Britain
Reviewed March 8, 2016

The place was amazing with loads of wildlife in the resort such as monkeys, antelope, giraffe, zebras and birds. Great choice of activities and within walking distance from the top of the falls. We would definitely recommend this to anyone.

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Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s...

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed March 8, 2016

The popular Zambezi Sun has been rebranded after the sale to the Avani chain. The facility has been refurbished and given a new lease of life. The furnishings are morgen with the good amenities like LED large flat screen TV's. The service remains the great hospitality expected at one of the seven wonders of the world.

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Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed March 8, 2016

Hotels in Livingstone seem to be super over priced compared to similar establishments elsewhere. That aside (and since work was paying for my stay), it is a good hotel. Set on huge grounds with giraffes, zebra and Impala wondering around, it's five mins walk from the falls, has comfortable standard rooms, a good breakfast spread, a decent and reasonably priced...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed March 6, 2016

They tell me it is 3 star but I do not believe it. I left with exactly nothing to complain about. The people are their greatest asset, the grounds are amazing, and nearby shopping great. Food, is good too with a number of options.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 1, 2016

The most comfortable rooms with down pillows and duvets. Pure luxury. We were welcomed and the staff couldnt do enough for us to make sure my mom was ok in the room with the wheelchair and shower usage etc. The hotel is completely accessible for wheelchair usage. We got the guys to take us to Royal Livingstone for drinks on...

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Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Awesome place.. definitely worth coming back. How very as I was there in a work trip. . Food for mass is definitely not their strength. . Rooms were nice and neat place in nice and quiet and staff members are friendly. Definitely worth coming back.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed February 28, 2016

I had a beautiful room with beautiful grounds around me. I enjoyed walking around and seeing zebras and giraffes and they are wild - so be careful. You can walk right to the Victoria Falls trails and to the Livingstone Hotel.

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Lusaka
Reviewed February 26, 2016

Excellent location service and food improved considerably since last visit over 6 years ago. Main restuarant is buffet style with plenty of choice for both breakfast and dinner. We obtained a good rate as residents of Zambia which included breakfast and dinner. Free access to the victoria falls from the hotel. Free wi fi but reception very slow In rooms....

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 21, 2016

From the moment the Zulu's greet you at the door you know its a class place,Lovely pool side bar area and restaurant,The rooms are normal size with a big bathroom,a stones throw from the falls itself but beware of the wandering zebra's the do kick if you get too close!!! food was lovely as was the service.

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Zambezi Sun, located on the edge of the eastern cataract of the Victoria Falls, reflects the richness and diversity of the country’s heritage; capturing the very soul of Africa – unpretentious, fun and welcoming. With its warm, earthy architecture, inspired by an African walled village and simple finishes highlighted in bright mosaics and fabrics as well as intoxicating Zambian artworks and accessories, the Zambezi Sun is set to turn your stay into a memorable experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about AVANI Victoria Falls Resort

Address: Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone 20100, Zambia (Formerly Zambezi Sun)
Location: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: $327 - $512 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — AVANI Victoria Falls Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 212
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Also Known As:
Zambezi Sun Livingstone
Zambezi Sun Hotel Livingstone
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Livingstone
#3 Luxury Hotel in Livingstone
#4 Romantic Hotel in Livingstone
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“all rooms seemed well positioned”
 of 5 bubbles SamMac17, 1 week ago | Read review
“Choose a room on groundlevel on the side of the falls”
 of 5 bubbles hgrobler1956, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor have entry to the pool side and hotels yard”
  • Beautiful colorful sink in the restaurant's bathroom
  • Restaurant's bathroom
 of 5 bubbles Maggie1508, Feb 9, 2017 | Read review
“Our room was terrible and all others rooms were the same so not sure if they had good rooms”
  • this was in the shower cubicle
  • look at all the insects on the floor
  • shower floor
 of 5 bubbles anila240, Jan 28, 2017 | Read review
“Ground or upstairs have advantages. No complaints from group.”
 of 5 bubbles jennymR3680UZ, Jan 26, 2017 | Read review
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