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    Thornicroft Lodge

    Along the Luangwa River | Between Kakumbi village and the park entrance, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
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    • Excellent80%
    • Very good15%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “luangwa river” (19 reviews)
    “game drives” (30 reviews)
    “wild dogs” (11 reviews)
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Airport Transportation
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    Paid Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 129 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    As someone who lives and worked in Zambia for years, I am lucky to go on wildlife safari often. I visited S.Luangwa first in 2005 but started frequently coming over the past 3+ years. I have been to Thornicroft about 4-5 times - it has...More

    1  Thank Durislav
    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    We stayed here for four nights, and I can tell you that this was a perfect holiday. Maria runs this place very well, with everything done to meet the needs of the guests. All the lodges are on the river, and it was amazing to...More

    1  Thank Paul A
    Reviewed 20 September 2017

    I brought a group of friends, 4 families with kids from age 2 to 18 (18 people total) and our stay was very comfortable. Mariza, the manager looked after us very well and was an excellent host. The lodge staff were always friendly and professional....More

    1  Thank Huzeifa B
    Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

    We really loved Thornicoft Lodge! Marisa the manager is fantastic and her staff were excellent! The food was so delicious and honestly every meal a piece of art! They even did a wonderful garden meal our last night (with a steak so good it will...More

    Thank KenandSue S
    Reviewed 17 August 2017

    If you're looking for a clean, friendly and extremely well run lodge this is a great place to stay. We were welcomed on our arrival with a cold drink and flannels to wipe away the dust! Marisa was so welcoming and her passion for the...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$160 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
    • Location
    • Zambia >
    • South Luangwa National Park
    • Also Known As
    • Thornicroft Lodge Zambia/South Luangwa National Park
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    Traveller (122)
    Dining (6)
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    Pool & Beach (5)
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    Room Tips
    "Take a power board, as it will help with charging your cameras / phones etc."
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    "The Lodges are wonderful as you face the river"
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    "All are well placed with river views"
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    "All rooms or rather chalets should be pretty good."
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