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Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Hong Kong
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Imbabala is located close to the Botswana border crossing, about 10 minutes drive The setting of Imbabala is idyllic, thatched roofed bangalows, shady trees, swimming pool or dipping pool, green lawns that unfold to bydhlsnd and a magnificent view of "the Mighty Zambezi" Accommodation comfortable with a lovely verandah complete with hammock to relax between game drives or cogitate on...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kevin Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us at Imbabala. It certainly is a very special place on the banks of the Zambezi and we are so glad that you were able to spend some with us to...

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge thanks to all the staff, esepcially Sue and Richard, who made us feel like they realy cared about every day of our visit. The lodge is beautiful, we saw loads of animals, the food and service was incredible... I'd go back tomorrow!

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Dear Lucy Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful time at Imbabala! We are so pleased that you had such great game viewing and that the lodge met your expectations. Your kind comments about the staff, and Rich and Sue in particular, shall be passed on...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 4D/3N in Imbabala and we had the best experience there. Apart from visiting the Victoria Falls, we also went on day and night game drives, did a river safari along the Zambezi river, and went across the border to Botswana to do a tour along the Chobe River. The accommodation was a unique cottage style and very comfortable...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ben Thank you very much for your wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased to hear that you had such a majical time during your stay there. Imbabala really is a little jewel set into the Zimbabwean bush with the added bonus of the Zambezi River flowing right by. It is lovely t read how you both...

Bainbridge Island, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing find this was for us! We loved every second of our stay there. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. Every detail perfect! If you're looking for a safari trip, I can't recommend this place enough. It was wonderful and we had the best time ever:)

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Karin Thank you so much for your wonderful review on Trip Advisor! We love to hear how much guests have enjoyed their stay with us in our beautiful corner of Africa. It sounds as though you had a truly amazing time and your kind comments have been passed on to all the staff members. Thank you so much for...

Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely, intimate lodge set on the bank of the Zambezi river. Check-in is the most informal experience and the rooms are comfortable and practical with sleep only disturbed by birdsong and the occasional Hippo grazing on the immaculate lawn. The lawn also provides guests with the opportunity to view grazing Bushbuck and Warthog, (a unique experience for a...

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Dear Scott Thank you for your wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We love to hear how much guests have enjoyed their time at this very special place! It sounds as though you had the most wonderful time with Sue, Stan and the Imbabala staff and your very kind words have been passed on to all the staff concerned. We are...

Sunbury-On-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 3 days at the Imbalala and found the staff helpful and accommodating. The meals were good and the game drives were fantastic. It is in a terrific location on the banks of the Zambezi river and we had three enjoyable trips on the water including one at sunset. The rooms are comfortable although, as with many of the...

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Dear Ray Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us at Imbabala. It certainly is a very special place on the banks of the Zambezi and we are so glad that you were able to spend 3 nights there and...

Bela Bela
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I experienced a holiday that i only dreamt of, the service was for me unbelievable. The type of service that made us feel special, nothing was to difficult, to much to ask for. It was done with a smile and immediately. Thank you to the staff you really are very special. God Bless and keep you safe.

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Dear Guest Thank you so much for your wonderful review on Trip Advisor! We love to read how much guests have enjoyed their stay at Imbabala and your review certainly reflects a truly memorable holiday. Your very kind comments about the staff have been passed on to them. We would love to welcome you back again one day! With the...

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 18 April 2017

It is a very good lodge and saw lots of wildlife in and out of the camp. The staff are very good and friendly. We had lots of fun and saw more than 100 different species of birds. It was a good experience.

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your lovely review and high recommendation of Imbabala. We love to hear that people have enjoyed their stay so much and that they managed to tick off over 100 bird species! I am sure that many future birders will be very pleased to read this. With kindest regards Management and Staff Imbabala Safari...

harare
Reviewed 17 April 2017

excellent lodge to stay at for birding as there are many good waterbirds - in the correct season - and other woodland species. For Zimbabwe this is the only place to see certain species. Staff excellent, food very good, drinks cold, rooms clean and spacious. only issue is the noise coming from the Zambian side and many lights, but this...

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Dear James Thank you for your wonderful review on Imbabala. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much and had excellent bird sightings. Imbabala is in a perfect location, as you point out , to provide wonderful bird watching opportunities. Thank you for your kind comments about the staff - these have been passed on. We would love...

Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Top notch service and staff. Best location for Hippos! Great Lodge site with warthogs, Impala, mongoose etc. running through campsite. Extremely friendly and helpful staff. Excellent Chef. Accommodations great. Convenient for day trip to Choba. Main criticism related to size of the Reserve - smaller area than others so less variety of Game; but good "herds" of what was there...

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Dear Fred Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed your trip to Imbabala. Our staff pride themselves on providing excellent hospitality to all our guests and your kind comments shall be passed on to all. The 'resident' animals who have made the grounds of the lodge their home are a...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge is situated on a riverine fringe of the mighty Zambezi River where Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia and Namibia converge. Located 80 kilometers west of Victoria Falls, access is by transfer from Victoria Falls, Livingstone or Kasane. Imbabala offers the chance to unwind but also some of the most amazing game viewing and bird watching in the region, in the seclusion of a private National Parks concession. The 5,000 acre concession has 14 kilometers of private Zambezi river frontage and borders the Chobe Forest Reserve, which is renowned for its massive Elephant population. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge

Address: Matetsi Safari Area | Upper Zambezi River, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range: $625 - $931 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Imbabala Zambezi Safari Hotel Victoria Falls
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
#3 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
#5 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
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“outside showers are great! big mosquito net and fan keep the rooms comfortable.”
vundu50, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“More than adequate for a birding safari....clean & comfortable, ”
D8681CErogerm, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Simple but quite adequate”
F2160XWianb, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms face the Zambezi River. All rooms are well situated.”
heatherbI5050UX, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Take time to kick back and enjoy the sounds and sensations of Africa from either the lounge chairs on the porch or lay on the bed with the curtains wide open and soak in the atmosphere.”
I9153HMmatthewt, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
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