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Lake Kariba Inns

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Checked into 2 rooms(Dbl/Sngl).. The Air Con did not work properly throughout the night.. The water pressure were drips!..The toilet did not flush in one room. The Beds are hard as if you are sleeping on wood planks. The rooms need renovations and updating. Instead of building more unecessary rooms the Owners should fix the existing ones and lower the...

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Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Went for a weekend getaway with the children and had high expectations. Beautiful view as expected, however the bed was uncomfortable, beddings were worn and when we asked for extra for the children, the ones provided were in bad shape. The shower had mold and the toilet didnt work properly. Had fillet fish first night that made me sick and...

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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The place is so tranquil and relaxing. Had a great time and the views are amazing. I would urge you to carry your own meds as i requested for some antacids which were unavailable...and my request for milk took forever. Other than that it is a fantastic place and I would definitely go back!

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Lusaka
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Spent a weekend here recently. Stayed in Villa 2 on the lake side of the hotel. As with some other reviews I agree that these rooms are a bit tired and could do with an overhaul, but that being said, I would go back again over the other accommodation in Siavonga. The villas face the lake with incredible views. We...

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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at Lake Kariba Inns. We got the executive room that has a view of the lake, waking up to this was amazing and so peaceful. The room has a private pool although it's too small to swim in we just sat in there which was cool considering the Siavonga heat. There's alot to do we...

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Auburn, Alabama, United States
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We came to Lake Kariba Inn for the second time in April 2016. The rooms are beautifully refurbished since our last visit in 2013. We stayed in room 11 - a beautiful room with a large seating area. The air con is cold and the view is fantastic. There are still a couple hiccups... for example, it is difficult to...

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Lusaka
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We spent to days at the Lake Kariba Inns in December 2015. We decided to take a road trip to Siavonga to see the magnificent Lake Kariba especially with all the media reports about the water level being low. So we arrived at Lake Kariba Inns without a reservation and we were pleasantly surprised that the ladies at the front...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 January 2016

This is an old hotel, but neatly kept. the rooms seem to have been recently refurbished. Our room was clean and pleasantly furnished This is not a luxury hotel, but more a family place where one can relax for the weekend. The pool is large and the pool deck has a great view of the lake. The pool does have...

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Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

This place is perfect for a few days of relaxation and enjoyment. The food is good, especially the breakfast, but service is really late. At one point we waited one and a half hour after ordering pizza for 9persons. Good facilities, tennis court and good swimming pools.

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Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Sooo very shocked. Was told check in time is at 14hrs. Was given a room at 14:10 which was in such a pathetic state. Towels, pillows and matches on the floor. After complaining, they gave me another room on the other end which was in an even worse state! Booked a boat ride for 14:40. Was sent to the harbor...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Siavonga Town on the Zambian side of Lake Kariba, which has the mighty Zambezi River running into it, this hotel offers breathtaking views of the lake and the blue hills of Zimbabwe. The hotel owns a variety of boats that guests can hire for trips up the lake for fishing, floating facilities, or compliments of the hotel, use one of the pedal boats to cruise around the bay and admire the scenery. The hotel has 50 comfortably furnished rooms built on the hill above the Lake. Each room has satellite TV, air conditioning and internal phones.Takamaka is a 12 berth houseboat for overnight trips that is also available throught the hotel. Takamaka has 4 cabins, swim cage and is available catered or self catering. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Kariba Inns

Address: Overlooking Lake Kariba, Siavonga, Zambia
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Siavonga
Price Range: $133 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lake Kariba Inns 3.5*
Number of rooms: 45
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“Look for lake view rooms”
, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“room 11 has a beautiful view and strong wi fi signal from the main building”
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570PamB, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Executive rooms are much much better than the standard rooms”
Edwin_Mwa, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing to main Lake Kariba are nice sight seeing & relaxing during sunset & sunrise..”
737santoshkumard, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Upgrade to the executive suites or villas until all renovations are done!”
KriBauer09, 12 Apr 2015 | Read review
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