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Bushbuck River House

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Bushbuck River House is set in 105 acres of bush on the banks of the Zambezi, 16km from Livingstone. It is the first property beyond the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. The house is an owner-run traditional Zambian farmhouse, which has been renovated and thatched to a high standard. All...
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Plot 1607 Liyoyelo Farm | off Nakatindi Road, Livingstone 60060, Zambia
9.2 km to Livingstone Airport
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Reviewed 4 June 2015

My friends and I spent 4 nights at Bushbuck and utilized their resources for our day trips. There were no surprises when it came to our accommodations or charges. Everything we read on their website and concerns/questions via email were fully answered or explained by...More

2  Thank vjv2007
Reviewed 19 May 2015

I spent 2 nights at Bushbuck River House and I had such a relaxing and good time here. Not only was the place beautiful and comfortable, it was quiet, peaceful, the staff were wonderful and the food exceptional (thank you Albert!) Everyone was so friendly...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2015

First of all, the owners of the property were away on holiday. Their manager Linda was exceptional - very helpful and accommodating. She has traveled to more off the wall places on every continent. The food was also exceptional. On the downside the location, while...More

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Response from Oriel S, Owner at Bushbuck River HouseResponded 18 May 2015

We thank all our guests who have taken time to review Bushbuck River House and, as this is an uncharacteristic review and we value our reputation, we feel that we should provide a few facts that will allow you to better judge our services. Situated...More

Reviewed 30 March 2015

Our birding group spent only one night in Bushbuck River House and I would gladly have stayed longer. Very comfortable room and excellent food in a comfortable family setting on lovely grounds near the Zambezi River. Perfect locatIon for visiting the Victoria Falls and good...More

Thank Jo P
Reviewed 12 December 2014

We were at bush back for four nights towards the end of October 2014 for a family vacation with two more couples. We had a wonderful, relaxing stay with very interesting hosts Oriel and Alan. Oriel and Alan are very welcoming and they realy know...More

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Bushbuck River House is set in 105 acres of bush on the banks of the Zambezi, 16km from Livingstone. It is the first property beyond the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. The house is an owner-run traditional Zambian ...More farmhouse, which has been renovated and thatched to a high standard. All rooms in the main house are en-suite and there is a swimming pool, pool boma and tree house/viewing platform overlooking the river. Less
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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linda b
3 June 2016|
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Response from Oriel S | Property representative |
Dear Linda, Thanks for your questions. Yes The Falls will be in good flow in April. This year the elephants returned to Bushbuck in early May but we can not predict from year to year as it depends on the rains. If they were... More
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caymanroses
27 February 2016|
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Response from Oriel S | Property representative |
We do have wi-fi Bushbuck but please understand that Zambian wi-fi is not the same standard as you might find in other countries. The signal strength varies throughout the day, so sometimes there is signal in some rooms, but... More
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Oriel S
31 March 2015|
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Response from Oriel S | Property representative |
We have plenty of space for parking
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