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Along the Luangwa River | Between Kakumbi village and the park entrance, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“luangwa river”(20 reviews)
“game drives”(31 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a fantastic stay of 3 nights at Thornicroft Lodge. The chalet was right on the banks of the Luangwa river and the room standard was excellent. Nadia,the hostess and her husband were warm and welcoming. They saw us off on our game drives...More

Thank Carl R
Response from nadjapilz, General Manager at Thornicroft LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Carl, thank you so much for your great review! It was a pleasure hosting you at Thornicroft and we hope to see you again! All the best from our Team, Nadja

Reviewed 20 November 2017

As someone who lives and worked in Zambia for years, I am lucky to go on wildlife safari often. I visited S.Luangwa first in 2005 but started frequently coming over the past 3+ years. I have been to Thornicroft about 4-5 times - it has...More

4  Thank Durislav
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We stayed here for four nights, and I can tell you that this was a perfect holiday. Maria runs this place very well, with everything done to meet the needs of the guests. All the lodges are on the river, and it was amazing to...More

2  Thank Paul A
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I brought a group of friends, 4 families with kids from age 2 to 18 (18 people total) and our stay was very comfortable. Mariza, the manager looked after us very well and was an excellent host. The lodge staff were always friendly and professional....More

1  Thank Huzeifa B
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We really loved Thornicoft Lodge! Marisa the manager is fantastic and her staff were excellent! The food was so delicious and honestly every meal a piece of art! They even did a wonderful garden meal our last night (with a steak so good it will...More

Thank KenandSue S
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Pool
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Airport Transportation
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US$160 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$160 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Take a power board, as it will help with charging your cameras / phones etc."
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"The Lodges are wonderful as you face the river"
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"All are well placed with river views"
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"All rooms or rather chalets should be pretty good."
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