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Avani Victoria Falls
Avani Victoria Falls
Avani Victoria Falls
Avani Victoria Falls
Avani Victoria Falls
Avani Victoria Falls

Reviews of Avani Victoria Falls

Wildlife sightings and reviews

219 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Avani Victoria Falls and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in May-2018, 23 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Avani Victoria Falls.
Zebra

87% success

Elephant

45% success

Hippo

43% success

White Rhino

11% success

Showing 131-140 of 219
Duration
Arrival date
Mr & Mrs L
USA

"Zambezi Sun review"

2 nights Arrived 15 Jul 2011
"Very touristy hotel and area. The hotel provided a chance to relax for a couple of days before heading home.

To see Victoria Falls, the location could not have been better. The access to the park was included with the hotel. Breakfast was included, and the dinner was a buffet. It was better to go to Squires restaurant to order dinner a la carte.

We took the short walk over to the luxury sister hotel, and had dinner there one night; an elegant experience not to be missed." See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia; 4n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr F & party
Lisbon,

"Zambezi Sun review"

3 nights Arrived 12 Jul 2011
"Nice Hotel. Even if it was more expensive than other options, it is a privilege to stay so close to the falls.

Because we were staying there for 3 nights, it was so easy for us to go out and just walk to the falls whenever we wanted. I do think that the location of the hotel played a major role in the way we appreciated such a spectacular site. I would advise every tourist visiting the falls to stay in this hotel because of the convenient location." See all these reviews: 4n in Botswana; 3n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Miss L
Scotland

"Zambezi Sun review"

2 nights Arrived 6 Jul 2011
"We only stayed two nights here in order to see the Victoria Falls. The hotel is located a few minutes walk from the falls and is ideally situated.

Staff were pleasant and friendly, rooms clean and comfortable. Food was good and plentiful although after 6pm we were limited to either the buffet or room service.

Activities could have been better. I was directed by reception to the Activities desk where the girl offered cruises or a helicopter ride but couldn't book them as she was 'already knocked off'. Wilderness safaris had many more activities to offer and were willing to book at our convenience." See all these reviews: 11n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
The H family
Cheshire

"Zambezi Sun review"

4 nights Arrived 18 Jun 2011
"Location could not be better - a stroll from Victoria Falls. The buffet breakfast is very good; the other meals are OK but not outstanding- but there are other places to eat out.

The pool is picturesque but as unheated the water is quite cold (June). Overall, a great base to visit Livingstone." See all these reviews: 8n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr O
Washington DC

"Zambezi Sun review"

1 night Arrived 2 Jun 2011
"Beautiful setting, friendly, polite staff, terrific location next to the falls. The falls were spectacular but not touristy which was fantastic for us. Very relaxing.

A great place to start a trip. We were met at the airport by professional staff and logistics were seamless. Very impressive." See all these reviews: 5n in Botswana; 3n in South Africa; 1n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs I
NZ

"Zambezi Sun review"

2 nights Arrived 24 May 2011
"It was ok. Staff at reception efficient but not very welcoming (felt we were just being processed).

Great location of course. Great breakfast. Ate at the steakhouse which was ok. Had a super meal at the Royal Livingstone, which was much better value for money.

Telephone services not good" See all these reviews: 8n in Namibia; 6n in Botswana; 2n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Average
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Good
Mr & Mrs M
Texas

"Great stay at Zambezi Sun"

2 nights Arrived 19 May 2011
"Wonderful location for viewing the Falls. I went back early in the morning at sunrise and walked to Boiling pot at base and was able to catch rainbows in the early sun on the Falls. However, because the large amount of rain left a very full river, the views of the Falls was mostly blocked by mist. Better to go later in the year for full view.

Sun staff including front desk and traveler seervices were very responsible and helpful, Breakfast was outstanding to point of having too much to choose from. The only weakness was the evening meal buffet--only average.

As a recommendation, there could be something in the room explaing proper settings for the air conditioning unit. We set it too low and it froze the unit making our first night of sleep uncomfortable." See all these reviews: 9n in Botswana; 4n in South Africa; 2n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mrs T Mrs N
UK

"Zambezi Sun review"

2 nights Arrived 16 May 2011
"Very impressed. Lovely hotel, excellent food and service. Good facilities.

Wilderness Safari provided fantastic service and were on time to pick us up from Kasane, take us across the Zanbesi, take us through customs and deliver us to our hotel. Also arranged a helicopter trip and sunset cruise" See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia; 2n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mrs & Mr S
Oxford

"Great location for Victoria Falls."

2 nights Arrived 30 Apr 2011
"A welcoming and attractive hotel. Would like to have stayed longer!" See all these reviews: 10n in Botswana; 2n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mrs & Mr T
Oxford

"Good rest after travel"

2 nights Arrived 30 Apr 2011
"The room was comfortable and the service good. Personnel at desk checked onward plans for us and confirmed details. Had a really good meal at the Royal Livingstone next door.

Location for the Falls was good." See all these reviews: 10n in Botswana; 2n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
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Conveniently located just a short walk from the Zambia. side of the Victoria Falls, the colonial-style Royal Livingstone has beautiful grounds and small but quite luxurious rooms.


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