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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay at this venue. Spent a very pleasant time on the deck (with small pool facility). The river floats by, the view of the 'cloud that thunders' not far off, monkeys chatter in the trees. A great spot to observe, meet and chat with fellow travellers. The staff were very helpful and friendly at all times....

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent & beautiful location! Right on the river and from the large patio deck you could see the mist of the falls in the air. The family room was very large with 4 beds. The staff was very friendly and understanding. We were scheduled to stay there 2 night, but couldn't get the the border crossing in time. About 1...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying downstairs in a chalet and had a relatively noisy family above us. We could hear every word and hardly got to sleep. Welcome at the reception was not really a friendly welcome. We had breakfast included, which was the worst breakfast during our 2+ weeks in Zambia. Staff wasn't getting more fruit salad because we were there...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a pleasant surprise to have discovered this wonderful lodge by the banks of the mighty Zambezi. The facilities were exactly as advertised and the guests gave the place a vibrant youthful vibe. The soothing feeling of watching boats go up and down the rivers added to the serenity of the location. Truly wonderful

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SafparExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Chipili C, Wow! Thanks for the great review! We are delighted that you enjoyed the experience, the River, the people.. we do hope to welcome you back very soon. Kind Regards. Sharmaine, Auggs and the Team

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The staff are charming and friendly, the food in the restaurant good and the chalet was comfortable (although we would have liked a softer chair on the patio, those hardwood chairs are...hard). The view of the Zambezi and the 'Smoke', from the deck is wonderful and the river safari and evening cruise not to be missed. We did a couple...

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SafparExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Cassander, Thanks for the great review - we are actually producing an ACTIVITIES MENU for the rooms so clients can see what activities are on offer and where to book directly with our on-site activities centre. Thanks for the feedback on the chairs - good to know so we can look at the comfort-level! We are delighted that you...

Kyoto
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We actually booked a tent but with the heavy rains we decided to upgrade to a room. The tent looked like it would be OK if you were travelling with a group and you had a few tents rented out but on your own it might be not that pleasant. That said the room was pretty nice and comfortable. The...

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SafparExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear NiallG, Wow! Thanks for the great review! We are delighted that you enjoyed the experience, the River, the people.. we do hope to welcome you back very soon. Kind Regards. Sharmaine, Auggs and the Team

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Couldn't get a room as they were fully booked so opted for meal instead. Wide range of meals and pizzas available all at reasonable pricing. Does get somewhat busy at times but the atmosphere is good and vibrant. Service is also good and bar staff very friendly. Highly recommended for a meal and/or drink at the least.

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SafparExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Jonathan V, Thanks so much for joining us for a meal, yes it certainly gets busy, you should experience a Happy Hour on Wednesdays and Fridays! :) Sorry you were not able to get a room this time! Hope to see you back again soon. Kind Regards, Sharmaine, Auggs and the Team

Tuxedo Park, New York
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We stayed in the tent accommodations which was nicely priced. Tent was well equipped with a fan, mosquito spray, 2 single beds, and electrical outlets. The location was perfect for getting to all the other attractions and the falls. Food was pretty good and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

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SafparExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear dlocq, Wow! Thanks for a great review. We do hope to welcome you back very soon. Kind Regards. Sharmaine, Auggs and the Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I spent a week in one of the chalets at this hotel & loved every minute of it. It may not be 5 star, but the spectacular surroundings & wonderful staff made it an unforgettable experience. Yes, there may be flies & mosquitoes; they go with the territory. How many hotels have signs warning guests to beware of crocodiles? Or...

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SafparExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear sleepsearcher, Wow! What a review - you really understand our vibe here at The Waterfront - THANKYOU! We are just delighted that you enjoyed the experience, the River, the people.. blessed are the Curious as they will have Adventures! We do hope to welcome you back very soon and first round is on US! :) Kind Regards. Sharmaine, Auggs...

Lusaka Province, Zambia
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The pizza is delicious at the waterfront, in my opinion, it's the best in Livingstone. I also enjoyed the Zambezi bream, it was so fresh. They have a variety of cocktails and my favorite was a Mojito, very nice. Service was good and there was free WiFi.

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SafparExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi QueenHadassah! Many thanks for the review! So glad you enjoyed our delicious pizza and fresh Zambezi bream - no better in Livingstone! Is there a reason you only rated us with one star? Come back soon for another Mojito soon! Kind Regards. Sharmaine, Auggs and the Team

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Victoria Falls Waterfront is situated on the Northern banks of the Zambezi River, approximately 4 km's upstream from The Victoria Falls and just opposite Siloka (Long) Island.This establishment is designed to attract the younger more adventurous traveller (and of course the young at heart!) who wish to experience the Great Zambezi River, the wonder of the Victoria Falls and its stunning wildlife surrounds, without great expense. It is designed to cater for all travellers, from camping to basic, good quality chalet accommodation. The Waterfront has some lovely riverside chalets with balconies and stunning views. We also have Adventure Village Tents which are permanent tents with 2 x single beds and a campsite - so something to suit everyone. The lodge has fantastic amenities including 2 x swimming pools, a popular bar, restaurant with Peppino's by the river's pizza's (delicious!). There is also an internet cafe, wifi, small souvenir shop and a large activity centre who will help with all activities in the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Victoria Falls Waterfront

Address: Sichango Drive, Livingstone 60407, Zambia (Formerly Zambezi Waterfront)
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: $45 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Victoria Falls Waterfront 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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“We experienced both a 'downstairs' and 'upstairs' option - downstairs better!”
TanyaNel76, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a second floor room facing the river”
  • Sunset over the river
MBMVWA, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for rooms with a view of the Zambezi”
  • The golden sunsets from the Restaurant.
  • View of the Victoria Falls from the pool deck
chipilic, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a chalet overlooking the Zambezi or the stream running to it.”
Cassander, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay Away and go elsewhere.”
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