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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is without arguement the best lodge in the region! The food is absolutely brilliant and the service us second to none. Billy and Victor looked after us both at the lodge and on the river and national park.

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Lusaka Province, Zambia
Reviewed March 16, 2017

We had a lovely " Wellness Weekend", promoting health and fitness at the Royal Zambezi lodge. The environment was just so stimulating - our instructor prepared some lovely Pilates classes on the pool deck and we even managed an evening Yoga class on an Island beach. It was so refreshing and a truly wonderful exercise experience in the wild. To...

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Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed March 13, 2017

This is a truly spectacular Lodge with the warmest of staff. The accommodation is more than comfortable, with ample space. I love the outdoor shower and your own personal swimming pool. The food is outstanding, with lunch being my favourite, a variety of lots of lovely healthy salads. The staff are extremely helpful and so kind. This is perfect place...

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Fishers, Indiana
Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

We booked 4 nights here following a 5 day safari in Kruger National Park. It was exactly the right thing to do. The resort is located on the Zambezi River about 20 miles north of Victoria Falls. It's hard to believe but this is truly a 5 star resort with a 5 star restaurant on site. Half of the resort...

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Royal_Zambezi_Lodge, General Manager at Royal Zambezi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your fantastic review. We are thrilled that you had such a fantastic holiday and enjoyed Zambia, and some of it's many wonders. Although we wish this review was for our property, I believe you were writing a review of Royal Chundu in Livingstone? We are based in the Lower Zambezi National Park, still in Zambia...

Camden, Australia
Reviewed January 6, 2017

Amazing. From the warm welcome by management and staff to the very comfortable accommodation and the world class cuisine. The activities of game viewing, fishing, canoeing and walking safari's are catered to individual or group requirements which was a very big plus for us. The room's are complementary to the setting while offering privacy with generous spacing between each. There...

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Harare
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

What a magical getaway- so peaceful and tranquil. Very friendly and professional staff ensuring unbelievable game and fishing experiences.. from finding the African Pita and to following a pack of painted dogs. Thanks so much to Natalie and her team!

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Thank Bridget K
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

A large, contemporary but comfortable lodge, right on the Zambezi River, on the edge of the park, so we did have visitors at the Lodge... (elephant, monkeys, crocs and hippos in the river....). Massiveness rooms with indoor and outdoor bathroom, private pool on deck with a daybed, in a completely unspoiled bush experience. Managers at the property went out of...

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Thank Amy M
Colorado
Reviewed November 10, 2016

What a fabulous place! We arrived via charter plane after buzzing the private airstrip to scare the elephants off the runway. The facilities were incredible and the staff marvelous. The wildlife often came up into the grounds necessitating an escort to our individual canvas walled tents or a "stay in place" until the coast was clear. The activities offered were...

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Thank 123diane456
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed November 9, 2016

We arrived to smiling staff & elephants milling about in front of the reception. This set the scene for a magical stay. The staff went out of their way to ensure our comfort. The food was excellent. The canoe trip to view game is an absolute game changer - one of life's greatest experiences. Dinner one night was set up...

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Pershore, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 3, 2016

5 exceptional days spent at Royal Zambezi Lodge. The hospitality, accommodation, general setting, food & drink as well as all of the morning and afternoon activities were simply fantastic. Activities included day and night game drives, canoe safari, walking safari, fishing on the Zambezi and simply enjoying a few sundowners with good mates. Saw all of the game you could...

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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: $1,155 - $1,888 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Zambezi Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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“All rooms have a view of the mighty Zambezi river. Internet access from reception area.”
Ruka99, Mar 16, 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms face the river, price dictates whats in the room”
  • View from our deck. Sunrise.
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stephenjkennedy17, Jan 6, 2017 | Read review
“All superb but "upriver" suites have better views of the river”
276bobf, Nov 2, 2016 | Read review
“Book a suite or Deluxe room for not much more. The outdoor shower alone is worth it.”
lucys17, Oct 22, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the deluxe room - amazing!!”
bellabooo, Oct 4, 2016 | Read review
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