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The Victoria Falls Hotel

Colonial Grandeur and Old World Charm...

Victoria Falls Hotel courtyard

"View of the inner courtyard at Victoria Falls Hotel"


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OUR OVERVIEW

Victoria Falls Hotel is a grand old Colonial hotel - the first hotel ever built in Victoria Falls. It's grandeur and history are certainly an attraction to many of her guests and recent refurbishments make for a very comfortable stay. However due to its original design many of its rooms don't have the most favourable outlook. If you can try to book one of the deluxe rooms which have much better aspect.


PRICE before special offers
 

Approximate price per person sharing per night

SADC From US$ 173
(B & B)
International From US$ 216
(B & B)

The Victoria Falls Hotel has a prime position, with views overlooking the Victoria Falls Bridge......

The Victoria Falls Hotel was built in 1904, at the time when the Cape to Cairo Railway line first reached Victoria Falls, this classic and colonial hotel has been established for over 100 years. Visiting members of Royal families, international and local statesmen as well as celebrities have chosen to stay at The Victoria Falls Hotel.

It is steeped in history.....

Being the first hotel to be built it has prime position, with views overlooking the magnificent Victoria Falls Bridge and gorges below.

It has it own private pathway down to the falls themselves and is also situated within walking distance of the town centre.

The Victoria Falls Hotel has an atmosphere steeped in history. The old fashioned and traditional d├ęcor throughout the hotel is full of colonial grandeur and old world charm.

The manicured gardens and beautiful buildings together with the courtyard filled with lily ponds in the middle of the hotel gives a feeling of tranquillity and sheer relaxation.

The 180 rooms are decorated in a way that recaptures the comfortable charm of  a bygone age, with colonial prints, Edwardian styled furniture and well-chosen artefacts.

Some of the deluxe rooms and suites offer breathtaking views across the Victoria Falls Bridge and Zambezi River Gorge, but not all of them, so if a view is important to you make sure you book through an agent who knows the hotel well (like us for instance). We can try to get the best rooms for you when possible, booking quite well in advance is essential for this.

Another word of caution here is that the standard rooms although still pricey don't have particularly nice out looks and are quite small.

Dining

• The famous Livingstone Room with its high ceilings makes dining an elegant and memorable affair. Formal evening dress is no longer a requirement.
• The Stanley Terrace – over looks the manicured gardens, the Victoria Falls Bridge and the rising spray from the Victoria Falls, this is the only hotel to have such a magnificent view of this.
• It's a delightful place to sit and enjoy a meal or the renowned traditional afternoon tea which is served every afternoon.
• Later enjoy a famous Livingstone cocktail whilst listening to the mighty roar of the Victoria Falls. A la Carte lunch and light dinners are also served.
• The Jungle Junction – Breakfast and dinner buffet. This is a great setting just past the swimming pool and entertainment by the local Makishi dancers takes place every night.

Advantages

• This is the only hotel with a view of the bridge and gorges below.
• It is only a ten minute walk from the hotel to the Victoria Falls entrance and there is a private path from the hotel which brings you out at that entrance to the Victoria Falls.
• Grand and colonial atmosphere, steeped in history.

Facilities

• Room safe
• Telephone
• Television
• Air- conditioning
• 180 rooms – ensuite bathrooms
• Livingstone Room – formal dining
• Stanley Terrace-afternoon tea, a la carte menu
• Jungle Junction – buffet
• Tennis Court
• Swimming Pool
• Hair/Beauty Salon
• Chapel
• Curio Shop
• Private Path down to Victoria Falls

Weddings and Honeymoons

The Victoria Falls Hotel is a delightfully romantic setting for weddings and honeymoons. From the charming little in-house chapel to the luxurious Honeymoon Suites. The honeymooners will be made to feel special with chocolates, red roses and a fresh fruit platter.

The Chapel is available for private ceremonies and weddings. Outdoor receptions can be organised in the hotel's gardens with views overlooking The Victoria Falls Bridge.

Conferences

The Centenary Room is available for meetings for a maximum of 20 people. The room is set up in boardroom style and is for use by in-house guests only. This room is also available for small executive meetings and private dining.

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OUR OVERVIEW

Victoria Falls Hotel is a grand old Colonial hotel - the first hotel ever built in Victoria Falls. It's grandeur and history are certainly an attraction to many of her guests and recent refurbishments make for a very comfortable stay. However due to its original design many of its rooms don't have the most favourable outlook. If you can try to book one of the deluxe rooms which have much better aspect.


PRICE before special offers
Approximate price per person sharing per night

SADC From US$ 173
(B & B)
International From US$ 216
(B & B)






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Client Testimonials

Perfect
by Kate (Zimbabwe)
Many thanks for all your assistance. You have probably been the most responsive and helpful tour organizers I have worked with- anywhere in the world. I'll be sure to recommend you to my colleagues and friends.

All the activities lived up to the hype!
by Alex (Swaziland)
Good Afternoon Boo,
Just wanted to let you know that we are now back in Swaziland and had an incredibly fun time enjoying Victoria Falls! All the activities lived up to the hype and I would like to thank you for all your help in organising a busy but full holiday for us! Everything went smoothly from the moment we arrived to the time we left.
Also wondering where you prefer to have your reviews written?
Thanks again!
All the best

Memory I will not forget
by Sunitha (22.5.13)
Hi Jane
Hope you are keeping well.I must say a very big thank you for all your assistance and advice for my trip. I had the most amazing time at Vic Falls, a memory I will not forget.
Thanks a million once again.
Regards
Sunitha

Fantastic Itinerary
by Graham & Janet (United Kingdom)
Dear Boo
We would like to offer our thanks for sorting a fantastic itinerary for our all too short visit to Vic Falls. The cruise on the Zambesi at sunset was a delight and the helicopter flight breathtaking! The pick ups were punctual and staff members were all very smiley, friendly, helpful and good company. The whole experience of the actual Falls and the town itself was outstanding.
We will return! Your company will be our first port of call. Many thanks for a very efficient service.
Best wishes

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