A'Zambezi River Lodge
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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TravelPod Member ReviewsA'Zambezi River Lodge Victoria Falls
We stayed at A'Zambezi two nights at the beginning of our safari trip & one night at the end, and it was an absolute pleasure. The location is beautiful - right on the serene riverbank. I definitely recommend the rooms facing the pool and river. I would recommend staying here over the places in town as it is more peaceful, scenic, and relaxing. Town can be a bit tiring and overwhelming after a while, and the A'Zambezi is a welcome oasis. The hotel offers a free shuttle, tour operators will pick you up for activities, and taxis to town are about $10 if needed.
The hotel is clean and beautifully appointed. I loved relaxing in the open common areas and watching the warthogs mow the lawn. The vervet monkeys are endlessly entertaining, and we were fortunate to see a group of about 30 mongooses stop by! It was relaxing to stroll under the trees along the river. The patios outside each room offer a private space to enjoy the outdoors. Breakfast was varied and plentiful.
I've saved the best for last. The staff are absolutely outstanding - truly kind, welcoming, and hospitable. On our return at the end of our safari tour, the staff went out of their way to accommodate me as I was very ill. They made arrangements to get me a room early, stopped by a few hours later in person to check on me, to offer to call a doctor, and to make a special homemade electrolyte solution for me. Another staff member whom we had befriended at the beginning of our stay made a special effort to stop by at turndown service to make sure that I was OK and to wish me well. Thank you to all of the A'Zambezi staff - you are wonderful people.
Highly recommended overall!
P.s. Please give special regards to Tarisai from Gina and Uncle Bead.
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