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Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't stay there but had an evening meal. Entrance and dining area are large and very airy with high raised thatch roof. Service and quality of food was very good. The menu was very limited (~6 dishes) which was disappointing for a hotel of this apparent stature. The view of the Zambezi is excellent though

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jonathan V, Thank you for your stay with us. We were pleased to hear that you appreciated the Food of our hotel, an aspect of our hotel that is preferred by many of our guests. Your encouraging feedback will help us constantly improve our restaurant services, and we hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Kind...

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only spent 2 nights here but was very pleased with all the staff and the location, situated right on the Zambez, Perfect spot to watch the sun go down . Lodge provides a free shuttle service to the falls and back.

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ian B, Thank you for taking precious time in order to complete our guest feedback questionnaire. We are pleased to hear that you find our location to your liking. We truly appreciate your kind words about our staff. It is definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this. We will be sure to...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were six guest with 4 superior rooms and 2 standard rooms 1. We found the service in general to be below average and not on par for a 5 star resort 2. We found the rooms in general to be dated and below average and not on par for a 5 star resort 3. We found the Gym facilities...

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Andre R, Please allow me this opportunity to apologize for the inconveniences you experienced during your stay. Your willingness to share your thoughts is appreciated. The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa is committed to providing our guests with the highest quality services and facilities. We sincerely regret we fell short of our goal in this instance. Your comments...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the David Livingston Safari Lodge over the weekend and would recommend it to anyone. Great service, food and hospitality. The adventures on offer was amazing and the tranquility of the entire setting was all we needed to recharge.

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Leon B, Thank you for staying with us at the David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa and for taking precious time in order to complete our guest feedback questionnaire, your kind comments are appreciated and I will most certainly pass these on to our "Team". We look forward to welcoming you back again to this beautiful part of Africa...

Paris, France
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Amazing location on the Zambezi river, but most of all outstanding service and cuisine quality. The perfect place to experience Vic Falls. Activity center is a bit of a pain, but pool on the river and spa are great to balance.

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DLSL_Mngt, Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear oliviera321 Thank you for taking the time to notify us of your experience during your recent stay at the David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa. We pride ourselves in the standard of product and service we have on offer to our valued guests. Thank you for the wonderful comments about our location and outstanding service and cuisine quality. I...

Mookgophong, South Africa
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely rooms, incredibly friendly staff, great food, awesome breakfast spread. Only downside is the helicopters if you want a siesta - nothing earplugs don't solve 😊. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. Great value for money.

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DLSL_Mngt, Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear happypanda71 Thank you for taking the time to notify us of your experience during your recent stay at the David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa. We pride ourselves in the standard of product and service we have on offer to our valued guests and always a pleasure to receive such a wonderful review. We highly appreciate your feedback and...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I absolutely loved this resort. I cant think of one issue (well maybe one which I'll explain in a minute). The staff is beyond friendly. The locations is fantastic. The rooms were spacious, beautiful, and top notch. The b/fast buffet was superb. The scenery is outstanding and best of all, everyone is soooo nice. You cant ask for a better...

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DLSL_Mngt, Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear dermarti2017 Thank you for taking the time to notify us of your experience during your recent stay at the David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa. We pride ourselves in the standard of product and service we have on offer to our valued guests and always a pleasure to receive such a wonderful review. We highly appreciate your feedback and...

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

I had a pleasant stay at David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Spa. The staff was very friendly and attentive. The lodge faces the river and only 20 minutes from the Falls. They offer most of the falls activities.

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Dear TripAdvisor Member Thank you for taking the time to notify us of your experience during your recent stay at the David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa. We pride ourselves in the standard of product and service we have on offer to our valued guests and always a pleasure to receive such a wonderful review about our friendly and attentive...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The location is a great and it is nice that it has a modest pool - with poolside service (key). The food was average and breakfast was a bit disappointing - fruit was not fresh nor plentiful and the cereals were stale. There was a nice omelette bar which was very good.

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DLSL_Mngt, Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Caylak836 Thank you for taking the time to notify us of your experience during your recent stay at the David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa. We pride ourselves in the standard of product and service we have on offer to our valued guests. We are happy you enjoy our great location and pool, as well as our freshly prepared...

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a lovely lodge with super friendly staff, a great view, fantastic swimming pool and very comfortable rooms. The Spa is amazing. We had dinner at The Boma which was a very nice experience and the food was tasty. The breakfast selection is very good. I highly recommenced The David Livingstone!

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Dear John E Thank you for taking the time to notify us of your experience during your recent stay at the David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa. We pride ourselves in the standard of product and service we have on offer to our valued guests and always a pleasure to receive such a wonderful review about our super friendly staff,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The lodge offers visitors a restaurant, bar, conference facilities, suitable to cater for large groups and the individual traveler, with a variety of safari excursions and activities in and around the falls. The lodge consists of 77 rooms, all en-suite, of which 5 are suites and 2 rooms accommodate the differently abled comfortably. All rooms look out over the Mighty Zambezi and a leisurely sun downer can be enjoyed from your private balcony. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa

Address: Riverside Drive, off Sichango Road, Livingstone 10101, Zambia
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: $339 - $624 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 77
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“Not a bad room in the place. All rooms overlook Zambezi River.”
 of 5 bubbles MDDCNative, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have clear views of the river, some have trees in the way. The trees provide shade from the sun in the late afternoon, which is useful, and there's lots of room on the terrace so it's a matter of preference. ”
 of 5 bubbles S5768OU, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a river view.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnE841, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't open balcony in the morning,,unless u love having monkeys all over your room!!”
 of 5 bubbles lovenessm2017, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The safari lodge was fine except for the issues with reservations and booking.com”
 of 5 bubbles E2844RXstevenm, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
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