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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What an incredible place. If you are in the Lower Zambezi, I cannot recommend Royal enough. Staying here turned an already amazing trip into an unforgettable one! The room was beautiful; we felt like we were really in the wild African bush, but experienced it with absolute luxury. Looking out from our private decking to hippo, heron and elephants was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an extraordinary place and people. The staff at Royal must be to most welcoming team I have met in a long time. Always ready and attentive to all your needs with big welcoming smiles. Outstanding food and hospitality was experienced from start to finish and last but not least a very special location. I will need to go back... More 

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Novato
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kings and Queens are we with Absolute Excellence in service with everyone and everything at The Royal Zambezi. From the moment you are greeted by exceptional Manager Billy to the last hug from Jill at the spa after a spiritual experience in a personalized massage, it's all so wonderfully delightful. Scrumptious cuisine, precision in the ultimate game drive tracking and... More 

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Thank Deanne R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place to spend a family holiday! We were a very large group (16 people) and the staff at Royal Zambezi Lodge did everything possible to accommodate us at all times - from activities to meals! The rooms are awesome - luxury tents right in the middle of the African wilderness. Hippos, monkeys, and even elephants can be... More 

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Thank Vanessa R
Salem, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was my favorite place to stay on our trip to Africa in three countries! Wonderful accommodations clean and comfortable Home away from home in a tent that is. The staff was generous and friendly. The game drive staff was so knowledgeable they went out of their way to make our experience exciting and 2 m needs of what wildlife we... More 

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Thank gailsulli
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an experience!! I stayed here with a group in early June and everything was beyond my expectations!! The staff, guides, and management are like none other I've experienced anywhere and really made you feel like part of the family. They have activities to keep you busy day and night, even DNA (Doing Nothing at All) which was wonderful! I... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is necessary to get here by private jet -- what a way to start a wonderful experience. The entire staff is/are exemplary; food delicious; location right on the Lower Zambezi is wonderful for relaxing and watching wildlife. Some rooms have dipping pools and outside daybeds and shades. There is a nice swimming pool, but we were so busy with... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Upon arrival at the private air strip we were met by an extremely helpful staff who transported us to the lodge. After a short briefing we were escorted to our "tents" where we settled in before a wonderful lunch on the deck overlooking the Zambezi River. The "tents" which have private, spacious bathrooms and beautiful, private decks from which we... More 

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Thank Primadonni
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

My wife and I stayed for 4 nights in late Apr and we could not have wanted a more relaxing or enjoyable experience for our 30th wedding anniversary. Super staff, great food, amazing wildlife and views and we both caught a Tiger fish. Thanks RZL for making our stay so memorable and enjoyable.

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San Ramon, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Our family (2 adults, 2 teens) stated here for three days as part of a tour. The private jet from Livingstone to the airstrip made the arrival seem unique and remote. After a quick drive, we arrived at the lodge. The open air public rooms were airy, warm and had lovely views of the water. All the "tents" had patios... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Royal Zambezi Lodge, a spacious but intimate privately owned lodge, situated in Zambia on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River just minutes from the Lower Zambezi National Park and directly opposite Zimbabwe's famous Mana Pools World Heritage Site. Royal offers the ultimate in luxury and cuisine while enjoying and participating closely in the sights and sounds of the African wilderness. Royal provides the perfect romantic setting for honeymoon couples, while its customised family suite works perfectly for family holidays. There is lots of space for all to enjoy their unique stay. The central building and individual private suites are designed to let nature play a leading role in ensuring the relaxed pace and magical experiences are enjoyed by guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Zambezi Lodge

Address: P/Bag CH42, Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia
Location: Zambia > Lusaka Province > Lower Zambezi National Park
Price Range: $1,058 - $2,283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Zambezi Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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