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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Totally Very satisfied! Feel good and happy! Good environment comfortable, paradise!Every employee is also friendly, food quality is better than expected.. I have had a happy holiday! Unfortunately sylvester happened to be ill, but I'm glad to know that he has recovered,hope to meet him again next time ! The elephant camp's manger assistant 'Moses' and driver 'sbhek' service very...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Maggie Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful stay and enjoyed all aspects of the lodge so much. Your kind comments about the staff, and Moses and Sbhek in particular, have been passed on to them. We love to hear that we...

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

Our stay at Elephant Camp was wonderful because of two primary factors 1) welcoming (and efficient) staff and 2) the location and beauty of the facility. Staff made everything easy for us and were clearly focused on making sure we enjoyed our stay. We did several tours -- including a visit to the Falls and a day trip to Botswana...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the camp so much and that it felt like "home" to you. Our staff take great pride in their hospitality skills and your kind comments have been passed on to them. Thank you for your lovely recommendation. With warm regards Management and...

Nykoping, Sweden
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The stay was absolutely amazing, food was excellent. Your staff did everything they could to let you feel special and they were so friendly and helpful in every way. We would certainly recommend The Elephant Camp to others.

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Dear Guest Thank you for your wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased to hear that you had such a tremendous few days with us! We have passed your kind comments on to our staff who will be thrilled to know that you have recommended The Elephant camp so highly! We would love to welcome you back again....

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Elephant Camp when we went to Victoria Falls. It far exceeded our expectations. I knew I would be staying in a tent but had no idea how beautiful tents could be. Absolutely wonderful place to stay. Excellent customer service!

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Dear Guest Thank you for this excellent review. We are delighted to hear that you loved our tented accommodation so much and found the camp to be so luxurious! Your kind comments about the staff have been passed on to them. We love to hear that our guests experience has exceeded all expectations and thank you for your high recommendation....

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent two nights at Elephant Camp West in August 2016. A luxurious and wonderful experience - the service was impeccable, having our own private chef and attendants, bubbles for breakfast, beautiful meals, all the nice little touches that come with a top-class resort experience. All this in the middle of the wilderness (Sylvester the cheetah a bit too close for...

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Dear Guest Thank you so much for this wonderful review on Trip Advisor! We are delighted that you had such a magnificent stay with us at Elephant camp West. Our staff work very hard to ensure that guests have a truly memorable time and they will be delighted to see their hard work paying off so beautifully! It certainly sounds...

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a few days at the elephant camp in March. Our room was very high quality with the fascination of canvas walls. Superb views and a lovely plunge pool came with our room.The lounge/ dining area had spectacular views across the veld.and of the the mist rising from the smoke that thunders( Victoria Falls). Food was great. Staff very...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Peter Thank you very much for taking the time to write this wonderful review on Trip Advisor! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Elephant Camp so much and had an opportunity to enjoy all the extra facilities and activities included in your package. Wild Horizons, as you saw, is totally dedicated to promoting wildlife conservation...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was everything we went for and more? My wife and I chose this property not only to visit the Victoria Falls, but to meet the camp ambassador, Sylvester the cheetah. However there was much more to see and do at the camp and actually managed to see other wildlife including buffalo and elephant. The staff are absolutely amazing and...

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Dear Guest What a wonderful review - thank you so much! We are delighted that you chose to stay at the Elephant Camp and that it so surpassed all your expectations. Meeting Sylvester,our cheetah ambassador, is certainly a once-in-a-lifetime experience and we love to hear how much guests have enjoyed interacting with him. We are also so pleased that you...

Orange County, CAL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family's first stop on our safari was at elephant camp to be in close proximity to Victoria Falls. The personalized and attentive staff made the entire experience from being picked up at the airport to arranging tours, etc. casual and comfortable while the facility was authentic and luxurious. I was especially appreciative that they accommodated my daughter's gluten intolerance....

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! We love to read how much guests have enjoyed their stay with us. Ours staff work tirelessly to ensure that our guests have a truly memorable stay and it is so gratifying to see their hard work paying off. Your recognition of our passion and dedication to wild life...

Wimborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 4 nights in Elephant Camp West in January. Arrived from a remote luxury safari camp in Ruaha. We had been told by our agent that we were booked into the larger Elephant Camp with 12 tented suites, however this was shut for refurbishment. In reflection I think the smaller west camp was better for us although there was no...

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Dear Guest Thank you so much for your lovely review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the lodge so much and that you managed to fit so much into your stay with us. Your kind comments about the staff have been passed on to them and we are very pleased to note...

Wilmette, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Glamping at its finest with comfortable beds, nice sitting area, private pools, indoor and outdoor showers, and a logdge/dining area overlooking the watering hole where we saw elephants, warthogs, baboons and other wild animals gather. What a great place to unplug for a few days --not just one night, but three days at a minimum. There is so much to...

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Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted that you chose to stay with us and that your stay at the Elephant Camp enhanced your visit to the Victoria Falls area. It certainly sounds as though you packed a great deal into the three days that you stayed with us! We are so...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Elephant Camp has breathtaking views of the Victoria Falls' spray and the spectacular gorges which separate Zimbabwe and Zambia. The Elephant Camp is a luxury, intimate lodge under canvas within easy reach of Victoria Falls (approximately 10 km) and all its attractions and activities, yet secluded in its own private game reserve. The Elephant Camp offers exclusive suite accommodation for only 24 adults in 12 luxury tents. The 'Elephant Camp West' consists of 4 luxury tents that sleep 8 adults and 8 children (all are equipped to become family rooms with comfortable sleeper couches). (Children not included in total occupancy) All suites are gorge facing and boast a private viewing deck and plunge pool, private lounge area, air-conditioning and fans, bath (with a view), inside and outside shower, mini bar and tea/coffee stations. INCLUDED: Accommodation and all meals, drinks (excluding premium brands), complimentary mini bars in the rooms. Return Victoria Falls Airport transfers & two transfers to Victoria Falls town per day. Laundry & Emergency Medical Evacuation cover. Lunch at the Lookout Cafe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Elephant Camp

Address: Wild Horizons Wildlife Sanctuary, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range: $1,085 - $1,582 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Elephant Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
The Elephant Camp Hotel Victoria Falls
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
#1 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
#2 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
#3 Business Hotel in Victoria Falls
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“For medium-size groups (6 - 10 people) ask if you can have the entire Elephant Camp West booked out”
 of 5 bubbles Elegant_Globetrotter, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All have great views!!!”
 of 5 bubbles peterbS5414RF, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The lower numbers are closer to main lounge and communal terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles stoddart97, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Tent was phenomenal! We loved it! You have your own splash pool, outdoor indoor shower. Amazing space. ”
 of 5 bubbles MarlaY_12, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Beautiful clean magnificent ”
 of 5 bubbles gweir21, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
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