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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 2 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank GuyLevene
San Ramon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We just loved the whole ambience of the Lodge and the fact that it was located both near to the National Park and right on the banks of the Zambezi River. We did one excellent conventional safari and saw so many animals including a male and female lion snoozing in the shadow of a tree protected from the morning sun.... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

One of the finest, most interesting places I've ever been. Truly amazing. The animals on the property were so cool. Amazing views from each tent. Extremely comfortable bed and accommodations. Great food. And best game drives I've encountered anywhere. Great guides. The place is magical!

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Thank Jimmyhatt
Miami, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We had the most fantastic time! The staff (Tiki and Billy) and our gorgeous guides (Chris and Shadrick) we so welcoming and friendly - not pretenious at all! Accommodation was just perfect and the food. The animals were amazing we did everything on land and water you could, we just wish we could have stayed twice as long! Can't wait... More 

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Oswego, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I really can't say enough about this lodge. The people were incredibly helpful and friendly, the accommodations were amazing, the game drives and other activities were spectacular, and the food was 5 star. I'd go back to this lodge in a heartbeat and hope I have the opportunity to again one day. The only thing that was a struggle at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We flew from Stanley to the lodge on board the property's private air plane ( one of three available). We landed on a private air strip and were immediately met by staff who took our luggage and brought us to the lodge in a Land Rover. WOW! What an amazing start. We were greeted by the staff from the lodge,... More 

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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: $1,054 - $3,183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Zambezi Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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