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Batonka Guest Lodge
Batonka Guest Lodge
Batonka Guest Lodge
Batonka Guest Lodge

Reviews of Batonka Guest Lodge

Wildlife sightings and reviews

13 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Batonka Guest Lodge and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Sep-2019, 2 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Batonka Guest Lodge.
Leopard

0% success

Buffalo

50% success

Elephant

50% success

Zebra

50% success

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Mr & Mrs L
Wellington

"Batonka Guest Lodge review"

1 night Arrived 3 Aug 2018
"Very comfortable.

Only drawback is that it is a bit far from town." See all these reviews: 10n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Poor
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Ms L
Queensland

"Most Beautiful"

1 night Arrived 21 Mar 2018
"This is one of the best accommodation I've ever experienced. The service reminded me if an old colonial style service that one sees in old movies. Absolutely impeccable. They won't have you standing at the counter to check in. They have you sit in an opulently decorated lounge, with a welcome cold drink, and they come and do the paperworks with you.

The buildings and gardens are immaculate and gorgeous. The rooms are the largest I 've ever seen, with nice and modern furniture. They take good care to cover the food up. And they didn't even charge me for a room delivered dinner for which I supplied half the ingredients. Their rates are at least half of what the hotels in town charge. I found the location not problematic. Businesses in town seem willing to give you a lift back to the hotel. Services I experienced in Victoria Falls all had a high standard.

I should have stayed here as a base, and done day trips instead of staying in lodges which were generally not of high standards.

At the time of my visit, which was the end of the wet season, there wasn't much game at the lodges. But the animals at Chobe, which I visited on a Wilderness Horizons day trip, treated us humans as part of the family and displayed their full range of behaviours right next to us. That was the best safaris experience I and other fellow travellers had during our entire African trip. It wasn't high season so there weren't that many vehicles crowding around each group of animals. I saw a maximum of 3 at any time which didn't bother me." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia; 4n in Zimbabwe; 1n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs H
Bath

"Zimbabwe's best kept secret"

1 night Arrived 24 Sep 2017
"We went into Zimbabwe with low expectations, and were totally bowled over by Batonka. Absolute luxury, wonderful welcome, lovely staff, beautiful food, lovely environment, a real treat.

We went to Victoria Falls, which was great (but not so much water in the dry season) We loved going to the Lookout Cafe, overlooking the gorge, with crazy people doing bungee jumps.

All the people we met at Victoria falls were kind and welcoming. There are very few British visitors, which is a shame. Victoria Falls is really in a "bubble" in Zimbabwe, and is a great place for tourists to visit.

The taxis are cheap, if you don't fancy walking into town (one mile)" See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia; 2n in Botswana; 1n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
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