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Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bed was comfortable. Sheets were clean. There were many ants in my room. I attended a 2 day conference and some food served was partially cooked. I also didn't like the fact that they were serving imported water from cape Town when there are several local water bottling companies in the country. I expected a lot more form this hotel.

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Caron c, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. My sincerest apology for the food which was partially-cooked during your conference, this feedback has been escalated directly...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...literally! This hotel is less than a 5-minute walk to the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls and the curio market! The room was fine although slightly tired looking. You will find the standard toiletries in the bathroom which has a separate bath and shower. The shower head in my bathroom had some clogged holes so water wasn't flowing as...

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Caron c, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you kindly for advising us of your shower head, this has been seriously noted and you are...

Subang Jaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the location of the resort, clean and food was good. Refreshing and peaceful to see the animals move freely in the resort area. Victoria falls is easily accessible from the hotel. Overall its a pleasant experience staying at Awani Resort.

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Caron c, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. I hope you got to spend some quality time at the Victoria Falls and have managed to take...

Wimborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the grand finale to our African trip. On the plus side the location was great right next to the Zambian side of the Falls. Staff very friendly and helpful. Animals roaming the grounds. On the minus side you are paying 5 star prices for a 3 star hotel. Room not overlarge, no slippers, dressing gown, chocs. You will...

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Caron c, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Please kindly be advised that all your feedback has been seriously noted and we thank you for your...

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms do not have any welcome snacks such as chocolates, biscuits or fruits. The tea supplies are very limited. The phones went unanswered for services such as room service and a few other numbers. There was no toothbrush or toothpaste in the bathroom, For the price at US$ 360 a night, it is way too expensive when compared with...

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Caron c, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Please accept my sincerest apologies for the inconvenience you experienced during your stay here with us, I have taken serious...

Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The value and location at Avani were perfect. It was so nice to be able to walk to the Falls. The food was nothing special but the hotel was much less than others in the area, it was supper clean and the location could not be beat.

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Caron c, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you for your kind words, we are all so happy that you had such an amazing stay...

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A stunning location within 5 minutes of the Falls. Beautiful surroundings beautifully kept and the majority of the staff are lovely. One major negative was our Boma meal on arrival. Main course was barely warm and of poor quality. Very much overpriced. We thought traditional Boma had more atmosphere than this. Overpriced but stunning location.My advice would be to look...

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Caron c, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you for your very kind feedback, it is at times like this when we heavily rely on...

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a night on an excursion including the Victoria falls. The hotel offers the best location, as one can walk through the hotel grounds where you can see Giraffes and Zebra's to the entrance to the falls. The hotel has African styled rooms with 2 queen beds and is perfectly adequate. The swimming pool is good and...

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Caron c, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Good to hear that our location was suitable, we are situated right at the gate to Victoria Falls...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here after a 2 week road trip and it what a perfect ending! The hotel is so artistic, wild animals on the loose and well respected, a few minutes walk to the falls. I couldn't ask for anything better. Sometimes I had to pinch myself to make sure it was all real. Impeccable service and above five star...

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Caron c, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. We are so grateful for your awesome review after staying at our beautiful resort and so happy that...

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impressive hotel grounds. Fell in love with the rose and herb garden. Was blown away by the wild animals roaming freely around the resort. Excellent location, 5 min walk from Victoria Falls. Victoria Falls took my breath away. A must see!

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Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. The Victoria Falls are truly unbelievable and I'm so glad you managed to get an opportunity to see...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Zambezi Sun, located on the edge of the eastern cataract of the Victoria Falls, reflects the richness and diversity of the country’s heritage; capturing the very soul of Africa – unpretentious, fun and welcoming. With its warm, earthy architecture, inspired by an African walled village and simple finishes highlighted in bright mosaics and fabrics as well as intoxicating Zambian artworks and accessories, the Zambezi Sun is set to turn your stay into a memorable experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about AVANI Victoria Falls Resort

Address: Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone 20100, Zambia (Formerly Zambezi Sun)
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: $424 - $651 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — AVANI Victoria Falls Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 212
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Also Known As:
Zambezi Sun Livingstone
Zambezi Sun Hotel Livingstone
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Livingstone
#3 Luxury Hotel in Livingstone
#4 Romantic Hotel in Livingstone
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“All rooms have a good view of flora and fauna”
Tumza15, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“all rooms seemed well positioned”
SamMac17, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room on groundlevel on the side of the falls”
hgrobler1956, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor have entry to the pool side and hotels yard”
  • Beautiful colorful sink in the restaurant's bathroom
  • Restaurant's bathroom
Maggie1508, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our room was terrible and all others rooms were the same so not sure if they had good rooms”
  • this was in the shower cubicle
  • look at all the insects on the floor
  • shower floor
anila240, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
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