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The Victoria Falls Hotel
Why we like it
- An elegant Edwardian colonial hotel
- Refreshing pool hidden in the gardens
- Fine dining in The Livingstone Room
- Enjoy a traditional high tea on The Stanley Terrace
Follow the private path to the Victoria Falls and marvel at this natural phenomenon.
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Established in 1904, The Victoria Falls Hotel is set in The Victoria Falls National Park and has provided the base for statesmen, royals, authors and celebrities. Suites and rooms are superbly furnished in an Edwardian-style that recaptures the comfortable charm of a bygone age, with colonial prints, four-poster and canopied beds, antique furniture and well-chosen artefacts. The rooms may be compact in size so we recommend a suite if space is your preference.
The elegant lounges offer serenity and seclusion whilst corridors reflect all the past glories of the Empire. Enjoy the grandeur of the building, the history and charm. The courtyard entrance overlooks lily ponds, lush flowering shrubs and palm trees. Victoria Falls are a 20 minute walk through the gardens.
Livingstone (Zambia) or Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) via Johannesburg
12 hrs 15 mins
GMT+ 2 hrs
Required for UK passport holders
The UNIVISA system (which allowed travellers to enter both Zimbabwe and Zambia using a dual visa) is currently suspended. If you’re travelling between Zimbabwe and Zambia (more than one entry either way), you should get a double entry visa for both countries. Both Zimbabwe and Zambia issue double entry visas at ports of entry.
Yellow fever certificate required if travelling from an endemic area
Best time to travel
Apr-Jun when the water levels are at their greatest at Victoria Falls and large herds of animals can be seen in Hwange National Park.
The best time to travel is between April and June, there is little to no rain and the Falls are at their fullest. These are the winter months therefore temperatures will only peak at around 20°C, although days are clear and bright.
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