Ilala Lodge

Reviews of Ilala Lodge

Excellent(91%) From 148 travellers
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Below are independent comments from 148 of our travellers who have visited Ilala Lodge, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Dr M. from Calgary
Arrived on: 30-Apr-2016 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Location, location, location

Very comfortable lodge in a great location.

Walking distance to the Falls on one side and to the shop and restaurants of the town on the other side. Right next to the bank machines and post office.

Friendly and accommodating front desk staff, and good food at the on site restaurant. As in all of the places we ate at in Zimbabwe, service in slow by American and European standards.

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Dr Bob from Montreal
Arrived on: 30-Apr-2016 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Ilala Lodge review

Comfortable accommodation in the centre of Victoria Falls. A close walk to everything.

The transfers from Botswana to Zimbabwe to the hotel and finally to the airport were coordinated seamlessly.

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J & R
Arrived on: 24-Apr-2016 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Vic Falls

We were given a free upgrade but unfortunately our room had a tree in front of it, so not much of a view. we could see the spray from the Falls from the hotel - not the room and hear the water.

Visiting Victoria Falls was a breathtakingly spiritual experience. Got soaked to the skin of course!

Then dried off and walked to Zambia and had lunch at the Royal Livingstone Hotel - a beatiful place in a stunning location. Delicious food too!

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Prof. E. from Grahamstown
Arrived on: 26-Mar-2016 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Lovely stay at Ilala

Ilala was excellent. The service was super and very accommodating, especially for the children. The pool was in great condition and my kids loved it. The quality of the food was outstanding!

The location was perfect -- being able to walk to the Falls was great. There is not much else to "do" in Victoria Falls, but we didn't even need to leave. One should be aware that prices are all in USD throughout, so it was expensive. The sundowner cruise was very nice -- high quality boat, nice staff, ample food and beverage.

We also did a tandem zipline with Wild Horizons, which was super fun.

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Mr R. from Hoboken
Arrived on: 7-Mar-2016 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Lovely spot to take in the Falls

The location is great, the staff was extremely accommodating and helpful and the setting was lovely

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Mr & Mrs Shattock
Arrived on: 23-Nov-2015 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Very comfortable hotel

Very comfortable hotel, fabulous restaurant and a very good way to relax after being on safari!

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Mr & Mrs K - Maidstone
Arrived on: 31-Oct-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Ilala Lodge review

A good place to stay.
A little bit quieter than the larger hotels in the area.
Their menu and range of choice has improved since our last visit.

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Mr P. from Ascoli Piceno
Arrived on: 30-Oct-2015 Stayed for: 2 nights
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A haven of peace at Victoria Falls

An excellent oasis in the chaotic hinterland of Victoria Falls.

Food very good and rooms quiet and comfortable with the added spectacle of baby warthogs doing heats for the 100m sprint.

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Dr & Mrs S - France
Arrived on: 29-Oct-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Itala Lodge

Very pleasant and comfortable hotel for a night or two in Vic Falls. Restaurant is good but a bit over priced.

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Mr K - New York
Arrived on: 12-Oct-2015 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Ilala Lodge review

Great location, only a short walk from the Falls.

Everyone at the hotel was very friendly. Food was good, but recommend at least one meal at the Victoria Falls Hotel, which is a short walk away. Spent a morning birding in Zambezi NP with Charles Brightman, which was excellent.

Helicopter flight was great, though do not think the longer flight is worth the extra money.

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