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Tuxedo Park, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the tent accommodations which was nicely priced. Tent was well equipped with a fan, mosquito spray, 2 single beds, and electrical outlets. The location was perfect for getting to all the other attractions and the falls. Food was pretty good and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

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SafparExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear dlocq, Wow! Thanks for a great review. We do hope to welcome you back very soon. Kind Regards. Sharmaine, Auggs and the Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a week in one of the chalets at this hotel & loved every minute of it. It may not be 5 star, but the spectacular surroundings & wonderful staff made it an unforgettable experience. Yes, there may be flies & mosquitoes; they go with the territory. How many hotels have signs warning guests to beware of crocodiles? Or...

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SafparExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear sleepsearcher, Wow! What a review - you really understand our vibe here at The Waterfront - THANKYOU! We are just delighted that you enjoyed the experience, the River, the people.. blessed are the Curious as they will have Adventures! We do hope to welcome you back very soon and first round is on US! :) Kind Regards. Sharmaine, Auggs...

Lusaka Province, Zambia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pizza is delicious at the waterfront, in my opinion, it's the best in Livingstone. I also enjoyed the Zambezi bream, it was so fresh. They have a variety of cocktails and my favorite was a Mojito, very nice. Service was good and there was free WiFi.

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SafparExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi QueenHadassah! Many thanks for the review! So glad you enjoyed our delicious pizza and fresh Zambezi bream - no better in Livingstone! Is there a reason you only rated us with one star? Come back soon for another Mojito soon! Kind Regards. Sharmaine, Auggs and the Team

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Although this was a beautiful location, accommodation good and staff very friendly, there were a few disappointing things including the lack of sun on our balcony and around the pools! The trees and bushes were so dense that it shaded the sunlight! I came on holiday to get some rays and swim but when the sun did come out (which...

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SafparExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear drmellie, Many thanks for your review - welcome to the Rainy Season! It rains, it shines, it thunders, it shines! Livingstone can also get very very warm and in those temperatures - it is ALL about finding shade! :) Come back for a visit in October / November - you will not be disappointed! The pool at the Bar...

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This place looks great in the pictures. To be fair the bar deck and the chalets from the outside do look nice. First problem is hygiene. The bar and restaurant area are filthy, there are flies everywhere because the surfaces aren't cleaned regularly or properly, there's bits of old food stuck in the tables. I see from previous reviews that...

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SafparExcellence, Director of Sales at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi Craig T, We are so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience at The Waterfront but we appreciate your frank comments - it is refreshing "to see through a clients eye" which is exactly what TripAd is here for. We take your comments and feedback seriously - can you advise me which Room Number you stayed...

Reviewed 11 January 2017

My husband took me to Victoria Falls for my birthday and we decided to spend more on the activities than on accommodation and booked three nights in the permanent tents at the Victoria Falls Waterfront - and it was amazing! The tents are very well equipped with proper beds, bedside table, lamp and most importantly a fan! They even provided...

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SafparExcellence, General Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Shani v, Yeah! Thanks very much for your fab comments about your stay with us here at The Waterfront. We love our tents too.. Come back and visit us soon. Happy onward travels! Sharmaine, Auggs and the Team

Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We stayed two nights at the Zambezi Waterfront sleeping in one of their staged tents. First of all the view from the Restaurant is really amazing! -especially the sunsets and the hitel facility in general is really nice. However, our tent was so rigged with holes that an ant trail was literally running through our tent whilst it was filling...

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SafparExcellence, General Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi Jonas E, We are so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience at The Waterfront and about the ants - being located in a Riverside location inside a National Park - insects, monkeys and mozzie's are just one aspect of our location and we do our utmost to keep our guests and them separate! Our staff...

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Not only is this place 2nd rate it is CHEAP. Nice grounds and view from the deck of the restaurant are the only redeeming factors. They give you free internet for ONLY 45 minutes daily at exactly the same time as the day before. We had a room for $215 USD with NO Air Conditioning and smelled heavily of toxic...

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SafparExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear 999weluv2travel4fun, We are so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience with us at The Waterfront. For 2017 we are certainly looking at increasing our WIFI capabilities for clients staying at The Waterfront as well as including aircon in all the chalets. Kindly advise which chalet you stayed in so our Maintenance Team can look at...

Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights during our visit to Victoria Falls. The rooms were very basic and full of mosquitoes. We had to spray every time we enter the room. At least there were nets. It was nice the restaurant place but the food nothing special

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SafparExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Maria P, Thank you very much for your review of The Victoria Falls Waterfront, we appreciate the feedback and we are aware that there are a lot of mosquitoes at this time of the year, we do spray in the vicinity regularly and do our utmost to keep the mosquitoes out of the Chalets. We continue to work on...

Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The location on the Zambezi, opposite Long Island, is beautiful. Sunsets from the deck. Waterfront is a young people's place. No criticisms other than that in a ground level chalet, the noise from the floor of the chalet above you is considerable.

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SafparExcellence, Manager at Victoria Falls Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear baird559, Fantastic! Thank you so much for the great feedback about the River location and facilities available, yes our sunsets are wonderful. Sorry about the noise you experienced from above - it is carpeted but something we can always strive to improve. See you back again soon. Kind Regards, Sharmaine, Auggs and the Team

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Victoria Falls Waterfront is situated on the Northern banks of the Zambezi River, approximately 4 km's upstream from The Victoria Falls and just opposite Siloka (Long) Island.This establishment is designed to attract the younger more adventurous traveller (and of course the young at heart!) who wish to experience the Great Zambezi River, the wonder of the Victoria Falls and its stunning wildlife surrounds, without great expense. It is designed to cater for all travellers, from camping to basic, good quality chalet accommodation. The Waterfront has some lovely riverside chalets with balconies and stunning views. We also have Adventure Village Tents which are permanent tents with 2 x single beds and a campsite - so something to suit everyone. The lodge has fantastic amenities including 2 x swimming pools, a popular bar, restaurant with Peppino's by the river's pizza's (delicious!). There is also an internet cafe, wifi, small souvenir shop and a large activity centre who will help with all activities in the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Victoria Falls Waterfront

Address: Sichango Drive, Livingstone 60407, Zambia (Formerly Zambezi Waterfront)
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: £26 - £139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Victoria Falls Waterfront 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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