A’Zambezi River Lodge Victoria Falls represents the epitome of luxury holidaying along the mighty Zambezi River in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The lodge is located some 7 km from the Victoria Falls itself. It is situated right on the edges of the Zambezi River. This gives guests an opportunity to constantly be in touch with the river for the duration of their stay. The Zambezi River is a mighty 2574km river stretch beginning at the border with Zambia and Congo. It then runs through six countries all the way to Mozambique into the Indian Ocean. Through its course the river has different breathtaking presentations. The most sort after is the might Victoria Falls at the border of Zimbabwe and Livingstone, Zambia. A’Zambezi River Lodge was built at an amazing location ensuring guests enjoy the best of the Zambezi River.
A’Zambezi River Lodge is particularly outstanding in all Victoria Falls town. Not only because of its closeness to the river but also because it is the only hotel facility with a river frontage and jetty site. This allows boats on the Zambezi to come and leave the hotel at will. Guests go on boat cruises from the river’s banks right next to the lodge. Guests can enjoy a pick-nick, a spar treatment or drinks at the bar just a few meters from the river. This is what makes A’Zambezi River Lodge one of the most sort after places to stay in Victoria Falls.
Rooms: Total 87, 2 Luxury King Suites, 2 Queen Suites, 44 Standard, 37 Standard Twins, 2 Standard paraplegic rooms.
The 87 rooms at A’Zambezi River Lodge Victoria Falls are all en-suite and have enclosed balconies in a two-story set-up. The rooms are of an international standard with modern designs and an urban feel in decoration. Inside the rooms amenities include satellite TV, direct dial telephone, tea/coffee, personal safe and WiFi internet. Due to the hotel being next to the river, each room has a mosquito net and insect repellents to protect guests from any possible bites. Warthogs and baboons frequently visit the lodge’s grounds in search of food. You will have an opportunity to meet these friends at close range from the comfort of your balcony!
The hotel organizes a variety of activities for guests to enjoy. These include boat cruises, flights over the falls, cultural village tours, elephant rides and so on. There is really so many activities to keep any adventurous visitor to Victoria Falls with their hands full. Should local activities be inadequate, there is always room depending on the length of your visit to travel to the acclaimed Hwange National Park. This is some 4 hours away and for best experience will require a day or two at the park. This way you will get to see the African safari and the Big Five. The hotel will be more than happy to facilitate such a trip. There is full fledged accommodation over at Hwange park.
As an aside tip; travel to Victoria Falls from Harare Zimbabwe’s capital can be done by air or by bus using luxury coaches such as Pathfinder Luxury Coaches. This is an option for visitors planning to come to Victoria Falls via Harare.
Staff at A’Zambezi River Lodge Victoria Falls are highly trained, professional and very helpful. This has ensured pleasant holidays for innumerable visitors to Victoria Falls staying at the lodge.
Room rates differ depending on which side your chosen room is facing. Rooms facing the river are considered high rate and will cost more compared to none-river facing rooms. This is something to keep in mind when booking your room at A’Zambezi lodge.
River Facing (High Rate):
- US$270 (STANDARD SINGLE)
- US$325 (STANDARD TWIN/DOUBLE)
- US$513 (STANDARD TRIPLE/SUITE)
Non River Facing (Low rates):
- US$220 (STANDARD SINGLE)
- US$270 (STANDARD TWIN/DOUBLE)
- US$433 (STANDARD TRIPLE/SUITE)
Amenities at A’Zambezi lodge include;
- WIFI Internet
- Direct telephone
- Mosquito nets
- Work desk
- Satellite TV
- Personal safe
- Card operated doors to rooms
- Airport transfer
- Shuttle bus
- Swimming pool
- Curio shops
- Newspaper corner (for reading)
What to do when staying at A’Zambezi River Lodge? Well;
- Tiger fishing
- Boat cruises
- Elephant rides
- Flights over the falls
- Cultural village tours
- Bunji jumping
- White water rafting
- Game viewing
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