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Mildura, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Welcomed by warriors dancing and singing staff very welcoming, room was excellent, interesting to see zebras wandering the grounds. We tried the restaurant one night excellent smorgasbord range, then we tried the pool bar for a meal and selected the fish & chips. Excellent and chicken tortilla and stir fry veg. excellent but very large meal. Everything was quite informal...

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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 and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s...

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We stayed here for the first night of our honeymoon in September. Staff were very helpful and put petals & champagne in our room as part of their night service! Hotels is 2 mins walk to Victoria falls and you can come and go as many times as you please, brilliant location.

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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 and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s...

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the end of September. However the food needs a lot of improvement. My husband ordered a fillet steak at the Pool Bar and asked for medium rare. When it eventually arrived it was overcooked and so tough, he couldn't even cut it with a steak knife, which he had to ask for. He sent...

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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 sincerely apologise for all the issues you experienced during your stay here, please rest assured that ALL...

Port Elizabeth
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Stayed at this hotel at the beginning of January 2015 and am pleased to report that I experienced a vast improvement in the level of service. My only other 'comment' is that since wifi has now become available throughout the hotel there is a 'cap' of 250mb and thereafter you are charged according to the "bundle" required. I am of...

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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. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We spent 6 nights at this hotel. Room was great, not the largest but fine for 2 people and luggage etc. Large breakfast choice and we usually had lunch and or dinner at the pool side restaurant. Staff general great but you get the odd person who isn't that friendly. My only gripe was the pool, for some unknown reason...

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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 and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s...

South Bend, IN
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Ended up having to move rooms several times. The first one the air conditioning was not working, when it is 95 degrees, having a cool room to sleep in is important. Maintenance came pretty quickly, but could not fix it, so had to move us late at night. In that first room the toilet was also broken. Second room the...

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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. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 October 2015

OK, the room was a little tight, by North America standards. But was totally renovated, clean and amazing. That;s the downside. Upside, the service, food and atmosphere of the resort was 5 star. Food, amazing. Especially the local fish and pizzas. Animals were roaming the grounds. And you can easily walk to victoria falls . What more do you want....

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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. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s...

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 30 September 2015

If you're looking for a beautiful property, baboons peeking in your room, zebras grazing by the pool and lots of other animals roaming around, this is the place for you. If you're looking for great food and a friendly staff, this is the place for you. If you want to be near the falls, this is the place for you....

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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. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s...

Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 30 September 2015

The rooms are very colorful. We did have an AC issue but the second night they switched our room and we were able to sleep much better. Wish they would update the showers as they leak all over. The staff was very nice and respectful.

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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 accept my sincerest apology for the air conditioner issue as well as the shower door that leaks...

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Reviewed 27 September 2015

We had a delicious lunch by the pool at the Avani Victoria Falls Resort, listening to 'Swing Low Sweet Chariot' played on traditional African instruments. When we left, Alice very kindly called us a taxi. However, when we got back to Zimbabwe we realized that we had left our camera (plus all our safari photos) on the counter at Guest...

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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. Thank you for your very kind and positive comments, they have been shared with my entire team, it’s...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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: $427 - $585 (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 Luxury Hotel in Livingstone
#3 Family Hotel in Livingstone
#4 Romantic Hotel in Livingstone
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