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The Lusaka Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent6%
  • Very good15%
  • Average43%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible18%
  • 3 Aug 2018
    “I woudl nto stay here.”
  • 1 May 2017
    “Only if you must”
Cairo Road P.O. Box 30044, Lusaka 10100 Zambia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
Reviews (34)
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

One of the oldest hotels in Lusaka and it is long overdue for a revamp. For the price don't expect anything more. Friendly and helpful staff but bad wifi connection. Only benefit is that the place is central so you can walk to shops nearby.

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I was drawn in because I'd read that this was the oldest hotel in Lusaka (or something like that). Indeed it was! And it showed in the rooms! The Wi-Fi wasn't always great and we were soon to find out that the breakfast was "semi-free",...More

1  Thank Edd910
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Stayed here as a stop over. Picked it because it was cheap and wasn't expecting much. Things that stood out, it wasn't very clean, bed and furniture was old. Bathroom wasn't very clean, didn't have a shower only a bath tub that was stained and...More

Thank grahamglenn
Response from Stephen P, Manager at The Lusaka HotelResponded 27 April 2017

Dear Sir, Thank you for your review. We have noted with gratitude your positive and honest comments and observations in respect of your brief stay at The Lusaka hotel. It is deeply regrettable that we did not meet your expectation. We wish to reassure you...More

Reviewed 8 February 2017

My two night booking was not there( I booked three days in advance & it was confirmed): When they finally find it I was I can only stay one night because on the following day they're fully booked. The manager promised to "try" & find...More

Thank Freedom N
Response from Stephen P, Manager at The Lusaka HotelResponded 13 February 2017

Dear valued client, Management and staff at The Lusaka Hotel would like to appreciate your effort to make our hotel the best destination in the CBD. Your comments are very useful and deserve consideration. I’m encouraged that our internet was amazing and that breakfast was...More

Reviewed 1 July 2016

Absolutely shocking experience,internet never works, Cockroaches all over, bathroom toilet does not work. outdated and sightly unpleasant rooms. TV does not have clear reception and the Beds were very uncomfortableMore

2  Thank Richie0711
Response from Stephen P, Manager at The Lusaka HotelResponded 8 July 2016

Dear Guest, On behalf of The Lusaka Hotel and indeed on my own, it is with regret to hear that your experience during your stay with us was below standard. May i begin by registering our gratitude to you for your honesty comments? It is...More

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Description
The Lusaka Hotel is the oldest hotel in Lusaka, dating back to 1914. It is centrally located on Cairo Road, with a large secure car park. It boasts its own shopping mall, several boutiques, a business center, a More hair salon and a pharmacy.The Hotel is conveniently close to banks, shops,bureaus and taxis.Our central location enables our customers to be well placed for business activities in any direction.The bustling Cairo Road empties at night leaving you to enjoy a quiet sleep in our specious neatly appointed eighty en-suit rooms.The Hotel has two well-loved restaurants, one indoors, one at the poolside affording a good meeting point and fine dining. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Breakfast included
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Number of rooms
80
Price range
US$51 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Zambia > Lusaka Province > Lusaka
Hotel class
Room types
Suites
Number of rooms
80
Price range
US$51 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Zambia > Lusaka Province > Lusaka
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Traveller (13)
Dining (2)
Pool & Beach (1)
Room & Suite (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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CorrieF
9 April 2016|
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Response from Stephen P | Property representative |
Dear valued Guest, Thank you for your email. The Lusaka Hotel is delighted to receive your inquiry. The price for airport pick up is K250.00 (USD23) per way Kindly send us your flight details for further assistance. Yours... More
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Wilson W
29 October 2014|
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Response from Stephen P | Property representative |
Thank you for choosing contacting The Lusaka Hotel for accommodation in respect of yourself. We are pleased to confirm our rates as follows for your reference: Sable Double/ Twin - K554.00 US$ 95.00 Lechwe Double/ Twin... More
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852ashleys
3 Aug 2018
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"Make sure that your air conditioner works, when you book in, particularly in spring and summer! And start..."
BrianVMoore
29 Sep 2013
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"Try to get a room towards the rear of the hotel"
Jamesww17
29 Sep 2013
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"If you don't like the first room they show you, ask to look at others. The management is pragmatic and..."
FulmerJohn
16 Jul 2013
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