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Southern Sun Ridgeway

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friendly staff, good food, restful environment. The rooms are very clean and up to standard. Front office staff always helpful. House keeping does a thorough job. Enjoy the Thsogo sun in house TV inspiring entrepreneurs.

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East London, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Ridgeway will always be the relaxing place for any traveller visiting Lusaka, Zambia. the dining experience (breakfast especially) is superb. I have always found the hotel very ideal for both business and holiday. FRIENDLY STAFF AND ALWAYS WILLING TO GO AN EXTRA MILE.

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Arrived to a wonderful welcome after a delayed inward flight in the evening. Reception staff were super helpful and kind with a glass of cool juice. They even helped me unwrap the film on my suitcase! Victor the chef is a true gem, making each guest feel like a long lost friend as he explains the great dinner buffet spread....

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Marius N, Manager at Southern Sun Ridgeway, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Southern Sun Ridgeway , we appreciate your feedback very much. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us , your kind feedback will be shared with the entire team. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Lusaka. Kind Regards Marius Noëth Deputy General Manager

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Reviewed 15 December 2016

A comfortable, friendly atmosphere with good facilities makes it ideal for a business stay over in Lusaka. The outside dining/bar area lends itself to peace and quiet while still being able to catch up on work if needed.

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Marius N, Manager at Southern Sun Ridgeway, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Southern Sun Ridgeway , we appreciate your feedback very much. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us , your kind feedback will be shared with the entire team. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Lusaka. Kind Regards Marius Noëth Deputy General Manager

Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Generally a nice hotel. Clean and neat rooms. Two eating places within the hotel. Loved the cocktail event held every Wednesday evening. The staff is usually very helpful. The hotel has shuttle services to and from the airport.

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Marius N, Manager at Southern Sun Ridgeway, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Southern Sun Ridgeway , we appreciate your feedback very much. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us , your kind feedback will be shared with the entire team. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Lusaka. Kind Regards Marius Noëth Deputy General Manager

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is a very good and smart hotel with excellent facilities for both business and leisure. The rooms were very smart and the hospitality excellent. What needs to be improved is the service in the bars where I saw that customers of a certain color sometimes attracted quicker and better service.

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Marius N, Manager at Southern Sun Ridgeway, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Southern Sun Ridgeway , we appreciate your feedback very much. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us , your kind feedback will be shared with the entire team. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Lusaka. Kind Regards Marius Noëth Deputy General Manager

Bahrain
Reviewed 4 December 2016

The Southern Sun Ridgeway is a small hotel in a nice location in Lusaka. It is a nice alternative to the larger chain hotels in town and only a short taxi ride to other parts and attractions in the city. Upon arrival, the reception and concierge staff are very welcoming, proficient and approachable. The rooms are of an average size...

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Marius N, Manager at Southern Sun Ridgeway, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Southern Sun Ridgeway , we appreciate your feedback very much. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us , your kind feedback will be shared with the entire team. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Lusaka. Kind Regards Marius Noëth Deputy General Manager

Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

It was such a privilege being attended to by the waitresses at the dinner table with a live band performing,in spite that they have good accommodation and welcoming staff.The environment itself is conducive enough to spend a honey moon after a wedding, it might not be 5star but its worth the stay.

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Thank you for taking the time to review the Southern Sun Ridgeway , we appreciate your feedback very much. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us , your kind feedback will be shared with the entire team. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Lusaka. Kind Regards Marius Noëth Deputy General Manager

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 25 November 2016

clean and quiet hotel in a serene location with well maintained lawns. The service is great right from the reception and the staff are very courteous. I enjoyed room service, or what they prefer to call in-room dining which is served at no extra cost. The food is of superior quality and fresh especially if you are passionate about salads....

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Thank you for taking the time to review the Southern Sun Ridgeway , we appreciate your feedback very much. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us , your kind feedback will be shared with the entire team. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Lusaka. Kind Regards Marius Noëth Deputy General Manager

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Forgot airport pick-up at midnight, and left me to find my own way through the night. arrived at 3 am, no excuses from reception Bad service at arrival. Crocodiles in the garden was nice. Price not matching value.

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Marius N, Manager at Southern Sun Ridgeway, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Southern Sun Ridgeway , we appreciate your feedback very much. Please accept my sincere aplogies for the lack of an airport pickup , we will ensure that this area is rectified urgently. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Lusaka. Kind Regards Marius Noëth Deputy General...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located in Lusaka's business district, close to embassies and government offices and only 27km from the airport. The hotel is set in attractive landscaped gardens and offers business and leisure travellers a welcoming atmosphere, for which Southern Sun is so renowned. The guest rooms are tastefully furnished and offer every modern facility, including free wireless internet access, which is available throughout the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Sun Ridgeway

Address: Corner Church Road and Independence Avenue | Avenue, Lusaka 10101, Zambia
Region: Zambia > Lusaka Province > Lusaka
Price Range: £148 - £189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Sun Ridgeway 4*
Number of rooms: 155
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Also Known As:
Southern Sun Ridgeway Lusaka Hotel Lusaka
Holiday Inn Lusaka
Lusaka Holiday Inn
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Lusaka
#2 Business Hotel in Lusaka
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“If you have a room overlooking the pond you will hear the nesting birds outside your door”
 of 5 bubbles Milk_Sheik, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“My room was over looking the main entrance - did get a bit noisy at times as it faces the main incoming traffic”
 of 5 bubbles , 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Light sleeper? get a room in the main body of the hotel. Rooms over the Crocodile pond can be noisy as the Weaver birds but great to watch.”
 of 5 bubbles WiganYosser, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I was on 3rd floor but quality of wi~fi was not upto the mark .Lift is too far”
 of 5 bubbles Ashidas, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms overlooking the Crocodile pool can be a little noisy with the weaver birds outside.”
 of 5 bubbles WiganYosser, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
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