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
"Avani Victoria Falls"
There is a VERY big push here to have the buffet rather than the a la carte menu. As none of us (4) wanted a 3 course mean we opted for the a la carte and on two nights were disappointed that our choice was not available and this was not made known at the time of ordering. Ordering off the menu of course takes longer but did we did wonder whether we had been forgotten on one occasion (of 2).
There was an expansive buffet breakfast with wonderful omelettes prepared by a very skilful efficient chef.
Zebras mow the lawns here and monkeys prey on rooms when the doors are left open even when occupied, and yes, we were warned!" See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia; 4n in Botswana; 3n in Zambia; 1n in South Africa
"Good Falls location in Zambia"
"Great location to the falls"
The front desk staff was helpful and accommodating even providing glue for a broken shoe for us.The grounds were nicely landscaped and clean. There were even monkeys, zebra and giraffe everywhere. The security staff was diligent and walked us to the clearing where the zebra and giraffe were.
There was a wide variety of food from a buffet with local things like mopani worms and venison to regular side-down fare. The rooms were clean and the shower was nice and hot. The best part was that you could walk to the falls in five minutes and the entrance fee was already included." See all these reviews: 8n in Zambia
"Perfect for our quick visit to the Falls"
I wish we had more time to enjoy the pool and surroundings.
If we'd had more time we also would have gone to the Zimbabwe side of the Falls, but our itinerary didn't allow us more time. I am so glad we squeezed it in though." See all these reviews: 8n in Zambia
"Avani Victoria Falls review"
The hotel staff were very accommodating, and it was extremely simple to book activities through the activities counter.
We took a microlight flight over the falls (highly recommend, the best way to see them!), the sunset river cruise, and dinner at the nearby Elephant Cafe (being up close and personal with these amazing animals in an ethically responsible experience was unforgettable)." See all these reviews: 13n in Zambia
"Safe and clean"
The gate to the Falls was supposed to open at 6am but we waited until 630am with no-one in sight to unlock the gate. We had previously been to Victoria Falls in the dry season so we weren't devastated but we were disappointed.
Room was clean but nothing special. We ate at the restaurant where the service was spotty at best." See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia; 8n in Zimbabwe
Food and staff not brilliant except for the concierge. She was very helpful with flight check-ins and boarding pass printing - at no charge.
To be fair, the breakfast was fine. For dinner, very little of the menu was available and the standard was variable." See all these reviews: 8n in Namibia; 2n in Botswana; 2n in Zambia
"Avani Victoria Falls review"
Rooms good. Service was somewhat slow. Little variety in menus- only one dining facility available and was a bit limited in choice.
Reception staff a little less welcoming than perhaps should have been. Otherwise all staff great . Service a bit slow." See all these reviews: 12n in Zambia
"Overnight Stay at Victoria Falls"
Food and facilities were excellent.
Worth noting that in October the Zambian side of the Falls is pretty unremarkable, although we were using Livingstone more as a stopover than as a destination in its own right." See all these reviews: 8n in Zambia; 3n in Botswana; 2n in Namibia
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