This is probably not the best hotel in Victoria Falls,but it probably has more atmosphere and character than the major resort hotels . We were very happy with our stay at Llala Lodge which came as part of a tour package . You get a very warm reception with a cool towel and drink.All the staff were very friendly and helpful always with a smile . As mentioned by many others the location is perfect,an easy walk to Vic Falls and to town.There is a great outdoor patio bar and restaurant where you can see the mist from the falls and we watched an elephant stroll down the road at sunset.The rooms are basic and a bit dated,ours on the ground floor was very clean and comfortable for the little time we spent in it.The hotel has a tour desk that can book anything you may want to do in the area,we opted for the helicopter tour over the falls.For us breakfast was fine with a continental buffet and a choice of a hot entree from a menu.We thought the prices for the dinner menu were a bit pricey,although the drink prices at the bar were very reasonable.The Kingdom Resort across the street has a choice of restaurants and a nice dinner buffet with entertainment.The one computer in the lobby worked fine for internet access,a bit slow sometimes not a problem.We were a bit uncomfortable walking in town as some of the men in the street can be very aggressive in trying to sell you everything and anything . Easy to understand in an area with 80% unemployment,the tourist police are great and willing to take you anywhere.The hotel has a small pool and jacuzzi to just relax and enjoy Africa. If you want a resort hotel this is not the place for you,if you want a small hotel with plenty of character and charm you won't go wrong with Llala Lodge .
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Ilala Lodge is ideally located only minutes away from the spectacular Victoria Falls. A family run hotel, Ilala Lodge has 56 stylish, well-equipped rooms, providing the ultimate in comfort. The top-rated Palm Restaurant at Ilala Lodge offers delicious al-fresco dining under the starry African skies, whilst listening to the roar of the falls. The staff are attentive and friendly, and ensure your bucket list trip is perfect for you. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Ilala Hotel Victoria Falls