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    Ilala Lodge

    411 Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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    Overview
    • Excellent58%
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    • Average5%
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    Free Wifi
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    A TripAdvisor Member
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    It's a fantastic hotel. Very clean. Food is very good. The rooms are spacious with fantastic views. Saw few warthogs visiting the hotel in the late afternoon. Very near the falls. Only thing I would say they can improve was the wifi. But on the...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    This lodge has possibly the best location in Victoria Falls. You can see the spray of the Falls from your room clearly. A tranquil setting after a busy day doing activities in and around Victoria Falls. The gardens are well manicured with lovely lush greenery...More

    Thank Vee1965
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    My daughter and I loved our room in the new part of Ilala. Waking up to watch the sunrise over the Falls is something we will never forget. The room was comfortable and clean, the staff were friendly, and the location was the best. We...More

    Thank Lisa W
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    If you are going to visit Victoria Falls this is a perfect location. Close to the Falls and also a very nice shopping area. Vendors can be very aggressive but they have tourist police who will run interference if you ask them. The hotel had...More

    Thank Pkhach
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    The hotel is well located, at the main road of Vic Falls. The staff is friendly and very helpful. I didn't book my activities before the trip and by arriving there in just 20minutos I had everything booked. The lady from the Bookings was very...More

    Thank CandidaAcaci0
    The Victoria Falls Hotel
    2,288 reviews
    #6 of 16 hotels in Victoria Falls
     
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    1,141 reviews
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$276 - US$425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #7 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
    • #8 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
    • #8 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
    • #9 Business Hotel in Victoria Falls
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 56
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    • Location
    • Zimbabwe >
    • Matabeleland North Province >
    • Victoria Falls
    • Also Known As
    • Ilala Hotel Victoria Falls
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    mick j
    9 July 2017|
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    Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
    Hi, The walk to the falls entrance from the hotel is anywhere between 10-15min walk. I would recommend that we organise a taxi or transportation to the falls though.
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    mick j
    9 July 2017|
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    Response from Sharon&Joe | Reviewed this property |
    Hello there - I would say 'yes' for visual impairment purely on distance and level footing; it is walkable though we did get a taxi which was simply because we had an included trip. Depending when you are going I would say... More
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    Zena H
    27 June 2017|
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    Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
    Hi. the hotel is a 5 min walk from the Victoria Falls entrance. the entrance fee is $30pp per entry. The Zimbabwe side of the falls has most of the viewing especially during the dry season (May to November).
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    "In the new wing facing toward the river, second floor"
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    "had the bottom floor and our patio was equal level to the lawn with all the animals. Loved it"
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    "Rooms in the new wing have a good view and lovely balconies"
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    "The third floor has nice views of the grassland around the hotel."
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