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    Ilala Lodge

    411 Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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    Reviewed 21 April 2016

    The place is beautiful, well kept, well maintained, and very friendly. The setting is great. The animals that visit the grounds are delightful. We felt very secure in the lodge. When we exited to walk in town and go for dinner, we found many street...More

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    Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 19 May 2016

    Thank you for reviewing Ilala Lodge and enjoyed the animals on the lawns.

    Reviewed 21 April 2016

    We stayed here for three nights after safari. It's a great property. Awesome and amazing food, nice clean pool and rooms, and an attentive staff. I love the bar next to the pool, it's made of thick lacquered planks. Great, friendly wait staff. One of...More

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    Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 19 May 2016

    Thank you for reviewing Ilala Lodge. We have recently built on 22 new rooms and will soon start renovating our other rooms. Glad you enjoyed your stay and sounds like you enjoyed all the excursions.

    Reviewed 21 April 2016

    Nice and helpful staff. No view or anything, but well kept grounds. You may not want to use their airport transfers as the company they hire had to wait over 90 minutes for all people to get through customs and get on the bus.......hire a...More

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    Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 19 May 2016

    Appreciate your review and glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Airport transfers booked direct at the hotel are on smaller vehicles which avoids the long waiting so please try the hotel direct if you return to Victoria Falls. Hope you had a safe trip...More

    Reviewed 21 April 2016

    Ilala Lodge is well-located. Only 5 mins walk to the entry to Victoria Falls, which are majestic. The restaurant is excellent, with a view to the falls - we could see spray from the falls! Breakfast was typical continental with hot food. Dinner was pleasant....More

    Thank carmineperri
    Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 19 May 2016

    Thank you for the review!

    Reviewed 19 April 2016

    Lovely hotel to relax after 10 days of safari. Big, light well appointed rooms. Comfortable beds & pillows. Quiet at night. Very good restaurant with excellent food and piano player. Great breakfast. Short walk to Falls. Mostly couples, singles and families, no big groups coming...More

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    Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 19 May 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to review us and hope you can return one day.

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$280 - US$464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #7 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
    • #7 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
    • #8 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
    • #9 Business Hotel in Victoria Falls
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 56
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    • Location
    • Zimbabwe >
    • Matabeleland North Province >
    • Victoria Falls
    • Also Known As
    • Ilala Hotel Victoria Falls
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    mick j
    9 July 2017|
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    Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
    Hi, The walk to the falls entrance from the hotel is anywhere between 10-15min walk. I would recommend that we organise a taxi or transportation to the falls though.
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    mick j
    9 July 2017|
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    Response from Sharon&Joe | Reviewed this property |
    Hello there - I would say 'yes' for visual impairment purely on distance and level footing; it is walkable though we did get a taxi which was simply because we had an included trip. Depending when you are going I would say... More
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    Zena H
    27 June 2017|
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    Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
    Hi. the hotel is a 5 min walk from the Victoria Falls entrance. the entrance fee is $30pp per entry. The Zimbabwe side of the falls has most of the viewing especially during the dry season (May to November).
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    "I don't think there are any bad rooms!"
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    "Ask for a ground floor room."
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    "higher rooms will have a better view... all have falls view."
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    "Make sure to get a room that looks out on the Falls."
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