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    Ilala Lodge

    411 Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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    Reviewed 7 December 2015

    room and bathroom large and comfortable, nice terrace with view into the garden, very short walk to the vic falls - 600m, pool and garden beautiful, very quiet and absolut relaxing atmosphere, staff helpfull and very friendly, Food excellent,

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    Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 21 December 2015

    Thank you for taking your time to review our Hotel and glad you enjoyed your stay.

    Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

    I know the price might seem steep as compared to some of the hotels around, the the stay here is worth the price. Comfortable and top notch cutomers service from all the staff. Close to the falls, the gorge and the cbd so very much...More

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    Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 21 December 2015

    Thanks you for staying with us and for reviewing our Hotel. I'm glad you enjoyed our services. All activities and excursions can be booked direct with our activity desk so always enquire if any specials are running as well.

    Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

    First of all Vic Falls is way too expensive after the Hyperinflation, so a daytrip is more advisable. The hotel is nice although the room is also too pricy as the bathroom in the old part of the hotel is very outdated. The staff were...More

    2  Thank Katl_86
    Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 21 December 2015

    Thank you for your review and all points raised have been noted.

    Reviewed 20 November 2015

    My stay at Ilala Lodge was excellent from start to finish. The staff were professional, friendly and courteous. The food at both breakfast and dinner was superb. My room was very clean and comfortable. The location was convenient and it was excellent value for my...More

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    Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 21 December 2015

    Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel.

    Reviewed 19 November 2015

    Menu have an excellent assortment of food and the view from the dining area it overlooks the spray of the falls. Very friendly restaurant staff mostly men who knows what they do, men in mission. A beautifully presented lodge and the food and staff do...More

    2  Thank Vinnie42003
    Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 21 December 2015

    Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Glad you returned to our Hotel and enjoyed our service and food. Look forward to your return.

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • 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$278 - US$456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #7 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
    • #7 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
    • #8 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
    • #9 Business Hotel in Victoria Falls
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • 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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    Room Tips
    "Rooms in the new wing have a good view and lovely balconies"
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    "The third floor has nice views of the grassland around the hotel."
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    "Get upstairs"
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    "I hear the New Wing is the better rooms."
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