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Ilala Lodge

Expedia.comUS$318*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

We enjoyed our stay very much. All your employees are on top level and very kind. Your position within the town and for the Falls is very good and easy to acces. We have been satisfied with all the services and we will propose to our friends to stay with you.

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Thank you for your review.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 9 December 2015

This is probably the nearest accommodation facility to the mighty Victoria Falls, guess what.. it perfectly compliments this great natural wonder. Beautiful place, nice spacious and clean room, great staff, loved the restaurant too. Stayed 2 nights with my fiancee, the pool and the garden quite relaxing views. Near banks and shopping malls.. just excellent!

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We are the closest hotel to the Victoria Falls - 5 minutes walk only. Thank you for your review and hope to see you back in the future for your honeymoon!

Weil am Rhein, Germany
Reviewed 7 December 2015

room and bathroom large and comfortable, nice terrace with view into the garden, very short walk to the vic falls - 600m, pool and garden beautiful, very quiet and absolut relaxing atmosphere, staff helpfull and very friendly, Food excellent,

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Thank you for taking your time to review our Hotel and glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

I know the price might seem steep as compared to some of the hotels around, the the stay here is worth the price. Comfortable and top notch cutomers service from all the staff. Close to the falls, the gorge and the cbd so very much convenient. Booked for our activities via the hotel and everything went according to our plans...

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MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks you for staying with us and for reviewing our Hotel. I'm glad you enjoyed our services. All activities and excursions can be booked direct with our activity desk so always enquire if any specials are running as well.

Murnau, Germany
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

First of all Vic Falls is way too expensive after the Hyperinflation, so a daytrip is more advisable. The hotel is nice although the room is also too pricy as the bathroom in the old part of the hotel is very outdated. The staff were also very nice but with all the helicopters flying around you feel like in a...

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Thank you for your review and all points raised have been noted.

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 21 November 2015

My stay at Ilala Lodge was excellent from start to finish. The staff were professional, friendly and courteous. The food at both breakfast and dinner was superb. My room was very clean and comfortable. The location was convenient and it was excellent value for my money. I will suggest Ilala Lodge to family and friends.

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Sunnyside, New York
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Menu have an excellent assortment of food and the view from the dining area it overlooks the spray of the falls. Very friendly restaurant staff mostly men who knows what they do, men in mission. A beautifully presented lodge and the food and staff do not disappoint. Indeed a place to have a meal in town, prices are reasonably good...

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Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Glad you returned to our Hotel and enjoyed our service and food. Look forward to your return.

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 19 November 2015

We stayed in Ilalas new wing - recently built. We loved the new wing rooms which are tastefully decorated with a modern twist. Extremely comfortable the rooms have any amenity one could wish for including nespresso machine, air con, fans, mini-bar and more. There was plenty of hot water for showers and I liked the multiple plug points offering all...

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Thank you for your review of our new rooms. Glad you enjoyed yoru stay and hope you visit us again when you in the area!

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Excellent, amazing, where memories are made! I was completely blown away with the friendly service that I had received here. From the moment I arrived at the lodge I knew that this place was special. The trees outside the Palm Restaurant were in full bloom with their yellow confetti flowers was so beautiful! I got a deluxe room in the...

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MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. Our Indian Labernum tree is always amazing at this time of year - still flowering now! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday.

San Francisco
Reviewed 18 November 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights following our safari in Botswana. This was my fourth time in Vic Falls and this is where I would stay again, despite the fact that on one visit I stayed at the Vic Falls Hotel. The Ilala is an excellent location: we could walk to the Vic Falls Hotel for tea and roam the...

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Thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed your fourth trip with us! The Elephants Walk shopping complex is close to us and high recommended to all our guests. Hope to see you back again!

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ilala Lodge is ideally located only minutes away from the spectacular Victoria Falls. A family run hotel, Ilala Lodge has 56 stylish, well-equipped rooms, providing the ultimate in comfort. The top-rated Palm Restaurant at Ilala Lodge offers delicious al-fresco dining under the starry African skies, whilst listening to the roar of the falls. The staff are attentive and friendly, and ensure your bucket list trip is perfect for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ilala Lodge

Address: 411 Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range: $393 - $661 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ilala Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 56
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Also Known As:
Ilala Hotel Victoria Falls
Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
#7 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
#8 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
#9 Business Hotel in Victoria Falls
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“Recently refurbished rooms and the new extension of rooms”
GordonAddamsZW, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“We had a superb suite in the new wing, so cannot judge the other rooms”
Passerby-TA, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Room facing the Falls (although you can't actually see the Falls) we saw the sunrise through the spray.”
AnnR529, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Deluxe rooms”
hamsanashi, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Chose a room in the "new" block, ours was really good with geat views.”
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