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Royal Livingstone Hotel
Royal Livingstone Hotel
Royal Livingstone Hotel
Royal Livingstone Hotel
Royal Livingstone Hotel
Royal Livingstone Hotel
Royal Livingstone Hotel
Royal Livingstone Hotel

Royal Livingstone Hotel


17°55’9.4"S 25°51’49.7"E

Reviews of Royal Livingstone Hotel

Wildlife sightings and reviews

84 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Royal Livingstone Hotel and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Jun-2018, 5 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Royal Livingstone Hotel.
Zebra

100% success

Hippo

75% success

Elephant

50% success

White Rhino

25% success

Showing 81-84 of 84
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Arrival date
Ms A
S Newington

"Sipping G and Ts by the Zambezi"

2 nights Arrived 5 Sep 2007
"The service standards were excellent. The experience was a bit pseudo colonial though and might not be to everyone's taste. The rather persistent monkeys that come to take what they can from your dining table were a bit of a nuisance and the stone throwing monkey guards not very effective.

It felt like the hotel was a bit of an intrusion into nature but its location close to the Falls meant convenient access both morning and at sundown.

The spa facilities which offer massages on the edge of the Zambezi were a real treat as was afternoon tea. Skip lunch if you are going to indulge though." See all these reviews: 9n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Dr & Mr T
Bucks

"Luxury retreat"

3 nights Arrived 22 Aug 2007
"A huge contrast as formal hotel and staff after the informalty of the camps- lovely to have a bath!!

At times the staff were quite rigid about what could occur- eg meal time bookings in the restaurant. other service was impeccable" See all these reviews: 12n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Marshalls
UK

"Great luxury hotel just steps from the Falls"

2 nights Arrived 12 Aug 2007
"Much more luxurious than we expected which was a great start to our holiday - though not sure really what we expected! Good that all rooms have river views.

Standard of food and service excellent. Breakfast especially. Clear that the staff are all well trained and an obvious management presence throughout was much appreciated.

We visited the Falls morning, noon and evening so it was vital we could walk there easily. A hotel requiring a bus ride at set times would have been very frustrating.

Wine list was ridiculous - a comment already fed back to the hotel. Very overpriced ordinary French wines. $100 for something we can buy in the shops for £5.

One problem with this trip was too little exercise so it was a shame the pool (not heated) was so uninviting. It was a good size with a lovely view but remained empty.

One admin note - we were not given any info on our departure until too late. We rang at 5pm the day before as the departure time could have affected our evening plans. We were told the time then but it was not confirmed until 9pm that evening in a letter. Better communication called for." See all these reviews: 12n in Botswana; 10n in Mozambique; 2n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Average
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mr H
Hatfield

"A wonderful setting and so near the falls"

2 nights Arrived 29 Jul 2007
"The Royal Livingston was in a wonderful setting and only a short walk the to fabulous falls. It was a lovely finish to our holiday although I missed the bush. The Hotel was beautifully done and the rooms very nice.

The lay out of the fruits, cereal and meats etc at breakfast was a feast to the eyes, an amazing display. We were disapointed with the quality of the evening meals after being so spoilt at the camps." See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Excellent
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