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Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

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Voted the best Safari Lodge in Zimbabwe for 20 years running, the world-famous Victoria Falls Safari Lodge offers easy access to the iconic Victoria Falls, coupled with a wildlife experience that is truly unrivalled. Now in its 22nd year of welcoming guests, the Lodge is built on a plateau overlooking the Zambezi National Park with endless unspoilt views to the horizon, just four kilometers from the Falls. This is the only sunset facing hotel in Victoria Falls, and the newly-renovated rooms and balconies are built up above a central waterhole which attracts herds of buffalo, elephant, giraffe, zebra, as well as night-time predators, such as lion and leopard. Our warm and personable staff are our greatest pride. Past guests frequently comment on our team's sublime hospitality and seamless delivery. The main areas of the lodge, such as the MaKuwa-Kuwa restaurant and the homely Buffalo Bar, are rich in ambience and also overlook the central waterhole, where drinks and dinners are often shared with wildlife meandering down to the water each day to quench their thirst.
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
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Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
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Family Rooms
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A wonderful experience all round. Superb accommodation & service in a spectacular location. The shuttle bus service was indispensable, with the drivers very helpful in ensuring we were dropped off as close to our destinations as possible.
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My wife and I stayed here as part of our African Adventure. The Lodge is in the perfect location looking over the Water Hole with much wildlife through the day. Our room was large and the balcony had a fantastic view. We had lunch and dinner here and the food was delicious and
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Response from VFSL-GM, General Manager at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
Responded Apr. 5, 2018
We are delighted by your fantastic review and recommendation. Thank you so much for your kind words, they go a long way in encouraging our staff. Best regards, Dustin Kennedy. General Manager.
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Have just had an amazing 2 nights at the Victoria Falls Safari lodge, the welcome was lovely after a very long flight. On our first day we saw at least 40 elephants at the water hole all there at the same time and then coming and going till late evening, also lucky enough to see
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Fabulous place to stay and go on safari drives. Staff was exceptionally nice and helpful. Our meals were delicious with a good variety to choose from. The rooms were very spacious with all the modern amenities you could possibly need.
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Don't miss the vulture feeding. It was totally amazing. Good food and good service. The boat ride we took along the Zambezi was spectacular with complimentary food and beverages. The view from the pool is of the watering hole where you can see animals all day.
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Response from VFSL-GM, Manager at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
Responded 1 week ago
Many thanks for the excellent review! We are delighted to hear that you loved vulture feeding which happens everyday at 1pm. We hope that you will return soon! Best regards, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge Management.
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Elephants at the waterwhole, a daily occurence
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I arranged a guide at the lodge on Zambia side and everything was very smooth. One car to the border and help with the immigration and a guide waiting on the Zimbabwe side. For me it was great with the guide as it gave me more information about the falls. Everything took around 4 hours in total from lodge and back but i might have been lucky with immigration. A lot of people are walking but with a time pressure you should arrange it up front with driver and guide.
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No, there are no places to eat right around the lodge. And it would be dangerous to go outside the lodge grounds because of all the wild animals around. However, the (free) hotel shuttles into Victoria Falls are frequent so that you can take one of those in for meals and then return by another shuttle - or taxi. In the town, it’s very safe.
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Yes there are many places to eat in and outside of the VF lodge. All of the restaurants or cafes we dined at were great. Safety wasn’t an issue. Of course wherever you travel these days there are precautions to take just use common sense.
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They use USD. Hotels will take credit cards but not small vendors.
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You need to bring US dollars. CreditCards are accepted some places (Big hotels /Victoria Falls Park), but to be sure you don't miss out on any activities: Bring US dollars.
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"Overlooking game water hole"
"View of the water hole"
"At night, the water hole is lit up revealing hyenas, impalas and kudus. Pictures for this write up will be posted at a later date."
"I'm not sure, but I think that all rooms have a nice view ."
"Room #9 overlooks the pools and is nearest the bar."
US$140 - US$497 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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