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    The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa

    Riverside Drive, off Sichango Road, Livingstone 10101, Zambia
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good31%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “sunset cruise” (90 reviews)
    “zambezi river” (134 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Bar/Lounge
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    A true African experience, beautiful lodge with large rooms located on the Zambezi River. Excellent staff and good restaurant overlooking the river. Large room with balcony and large bathroom with premium amenities. Mosquito net around bed every night, but can't open the windows due to...More

    Thank psbauer135
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We stayed here for one night, and the location of the property is amazing - right on the river, with great views from our balcony, and the Lady Livingstone boat docked right there for an evening cruise. That said, this place is not cheap, and...More

    Thank SnowyShasta
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Not a great lodge compared to others, poor service from he staff. They were argumentative and not at all warm. Having stayed in the region in similar star lodges/ hotels, this place needs serious changes.

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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    After two weeks travelling we thought we'd opt for a night of luxury at what it says is one of the top 100 hotels in the world ( not sure who says this,) top 100 hotels in Livingstone more likely! Luxury it isn't, maybe equivalent...More

    Thank Guenroc
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We stayed in three different places while in Livingstone and this was nicest of the three (see my other reviews of Avani and Victoria Falls Waterfront) but also the most expensive. I selected this hotel for our last night assuming we would like to have...More

    Thank binkybird
    Response from DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & SpaResponded 3 days ago

    Dear binkybird, I am glad to hear that overall your experience was positive. Please allow me this opportunity to apologize for the inconveniences you experienced regarding Mosquitoes. I want to assure you that we have procedures and standards in place to ensure the comfort and...More

    Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara
    850 reviews
    #2 of 18 hotels in Livingstone
     
    AVANI Victoria Falls Resort
    1,746 reviews
    #3 of 18 hotels in Livingstone
     
    Victoria Falls Waterfront
    411 reviews
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    Protea Hotel Livingstone
    273 reviews
    #5 of 18 hotels in Livingstone
     
    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$266 - US$464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 77
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    • Zambia >
    • Southern Province >
    • Livingstone
    • Also Known As
    • David Livingstone Safari Lodge And Spa ,
    • David Livingstone Safari Hotel Livingstone
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    Dining (37)
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    lucy t
    9 August 2017|
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    Response from 894Colin | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry. Just seen this. Book when you get there. The team at the lodge are geared up for it.
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    Víctor M G
    27 July 2017|
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    Response from 894Colin | Reviewed this property |
    I booked for two nights and 50% is taken a week before you are due to arrive. Seems fair enough.
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    Josh C
    19 March 2017|
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    Response from Jonathan V | Reviewed this property |
    I'm not sure at all. To be honest I have my doubts about its ability to cater for you
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    "If deciding to book at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge, I'd recommend requesting an upstairs room, not..."
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    "The property is large, so if you have anyone who has mobility issues, ask for a room near the lobby."
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    "257 overlooked the grounds and the river and was ideally located to the main building"
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    "ask for a room on 1st floor"
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