The Victoria Falls Hotel

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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

A&K Top Tip

Follow the private path to the Victoria Falls and marvel at this natural phenomenon.

Guest Testimonial

Just a short note to thank you for all your efforts in putting together our itinerary for our honeymoon. We had the most utterly fantastic time and we were impressed time and again by the A&K service; all of the transfers happened perfectly and we were looked after from the minute our journey began. We also got a sense that we were staying in places that we would not have found had it not been booked through you. In par

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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.


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Fly to

Livingstone (Zambia) or Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) via Johannesburg

Flying time

12 hrs 15 mins

time difference

GMT+ 2 hrs

Visas

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.

Health Requirements

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. 

Weather

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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