It is the top 5 hotels in Victoria Falls that exude something from a forgotten era, something from this wild Africa and something that turns visitors on. When you travel to Africa, you want a safari with a difference and that is what these top 5 hotels offer. Come to the town with the most spectacular waterfall in southern Africa and spend time savoring the rugged scenery that makes it worth the journey.
Top African hotels offer holidays with a difference in Victoria Falls. Luxury facilities merge with the greatness of the landscape and relaxation blends with outdoor activity. Pick a special package deal that suits your needs, your budget and your desire to explore and adventure into the unknown.
- A’Zambezi River Lodge
For bushveld indulgence at its best, choose A’Zambezi River Lodge with river front access to the mighty Zambezi River and offering great day trips in and around Victoria Falls and across the border into Chobe National Park. From only USD 318 per person sharing a night, this plush retreat lays on world class service, creative architecture under huge thatch roofs and rolling green lawns down the water’s edge.
Dine while bird watching on the sunny deck of the award-winning Amulonga restaurant and watch boats drift past. Hit the Zambezi cocktail bar for the magnificent sunsets and meet new friends before dinner on the deck. This is gracious living in Victoria Falls, where your comfort and contentment matter. And your special accommodation features satellite TV, air-conditioning, mosquito nets and a bar fridge. The A’Zambezi is the only hotel perched on the river with a jetty site in Victoria Falls so make sure you experience this setting
- Victoria Falls Hotel
This is a legendary hotel in Victoria Falls where royalty has tread and which dates back years to days when those colonial safari enthusiasts strode into Africa to explore its hidden depths. You too can explore the hidden depths of Victoria Falls from this palatial accommodation and its sweeping gardens overlooking the magnificence of the falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
“The grand old lady of the Falls” is a majestic 5-star Edwardian-style hotel built in 1904 and has seen all kinds of guests come and go. Join the throngs of adventurers to this adventure capital and bask in the aura of old world charm. Situated within the Victoria Falls National Park, The Victoria Falls Hotel is a member of the exclusive Leading Hotels of the World group and one of only three IS0-accredited hotels in Zimbabwe.
Wander the lush tropical gardens with lily ponds, palm trees and semi-tropical shrubs and take the hotel’s private pathway to the “the smoke that thunders” or “Mosi-O-Tunya”. Make sure you experience nouvelle cuisine in the plush Livingstone Room or something more casual in Jungle Junction. A delectable high tea on Stanley’s Terrace is not to be missed and you may meet exciting adventurers over exotic cocktails if you stay a while.
- Victoria Falls Safari Club
When you travel into Africa, you are looking for exclusive accommodation and modern facilities which is why we recommend the popular Victoria Falls Safari Club. Magical accommodation and a substantial breakfast daily for only USD 248 per person sharing per night pus you get to enjoy awesome views out over the Zambezi National Park. Sit on the sunny deck and watch game stroll through indigenous vegetation or book a safari into the park on an open vehicle to see more.
Settle into lavish Club rooms and suites brimming with mod cons including fully stocked complimentary mini bars, digital safes large enough to hold laptop computers, international multi sockets, beverage stations including Nespresso machine, LED lighting, gauze screens and sliding glass doors onto the balcony, complimentary Wi-Fi and air-conditioning. You can stroll the 4km to the Victoria Falls to experience the white spray and natural drama of this World Heritage Site.
Stop for daily complimentary afternoon tea and pastries followed by free sundowners and snacks.
- Victoria Falls River Lodge
Did you know that Victoria Falls River Lodge was the first private game lodge to be built in the Zambezi National Park? A visit to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe is not the same without a few days at this legendary River Lodge right on the banks of the Zambezi River. For uninterrupted views of the Falls, wildlife and spectacular sunsets, this Zimbabwean hotel offers culture vultures a wonderful experience in luxury and outdoor activity.
Settle into luxury tented accommodation where your room away from home is a canvas, glass and wood space with air-conditioning, splendid timber decks and refreshing plunge pools. Stare for hours at the mind-blowing views of the bush and river where wild animals exist in serenity.
When you make Victoria Falls River Lodge your base, you are close to adrenalin activities, walks around the Falls, shopping experiences in the town and delightful restaurants for African meals. When you return to this oasis, grab a drink at the poolside bar, plunge into the pool and then read up on the environment around you.
- Ilala Lodge
An accommodation package to Ilala Lodge will include lavish accommodation, extravagant meals and unforgettable views into real Africa. The famous Victoria Falls is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and needs to be ticked off your bucket list.
Listen to the meditative rhythm of the great Zambezi as you drift off to sleep. Enjoy your elegant and spacious room with African teak furniture, soft, crisp linen, en-suite bathroom with separate shower, air conditioning, overhead fan, satellite TV, hair dryer, tea & coffee making facilities, free Wi-Fi and a safe. Look out towards the Falls and maybe a grazing elephant or buffalo will fill your vision.
Appreciate the charm, the elegance and the fine dining at Ilala Lodge – not forgetting the thrill of elephant rides, lion walks and a five-star luxury cruise on the Ra-Ikane. All of this from only USD 304 per person sharing per night.
Five of the top hotels in Victoria Falls mean luxury accommodation and top end service. Stunning views and thrilling activities make your African holiday in this World Heritage Site town extra special. Book one of our fantastic package tours where you also get to explore some of Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa.