Victoria Falls Hotel

Reviews of Victoria Falls Hotel

Excellent(94%) From 127 travellers
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Below are independent comments from 127 of our travellers who have visited Victoria Falls Hotel, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr & Mrs B from Bristol
Arrived on: 20-Sep-2018 Stayed for: 2 nights
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A bit of luxury ...

We really enjoyed our stay and were upgraded to a fine suite...

The only shortcoming was the restaurants... one has a dress code and the other one a buffet (which we do not like) and the only other option was the terrace which served a rather limited menu.

We ate there once and chose to eat at the Ilala the other night.

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Mr S. from Clontarf
Arrived on: 15-Sep-2018 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Relaxing final night

As noted earlier

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Mr & Mrs R from Glos
Arrived on: 9-Sep-2018 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Victoria falls hotel review

A colonial hotel from an earlier era but with all mod cons.

The gardens are lovely and we enjoyed the warthog who is probably the most photographed animal in Vic Falls.

Good dinner at Jungle Junction.

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Mr & Mrs P from Cold Ash
Arrived on: 5-Sep-2018 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Victoria Falls Hotel review

Excellent hotel but poor plumbing.

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Mr S. from Clontarf
Arrived on: 1-Sep-2018 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Comfortable stay at old colonial hotel

Comfortable hotel and helpful staff. Close to the Falls.

Good atmosphere at the Terrace bar and food was of high quality.

Good place to stay at start and end of trip

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Sue from Cape Town
Arrived on: 25-Aug-2018 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Elegance and history

Whatever one may think of the colonials, they certainly knew how to live comfortably in the tropics. The VFH retains all the grace I remember from my childhood, with a few improvements, like a vibrant multicultural clientele.

It was a peaceful place to begin the trip, and I liked particularly the retention of history in the Bulawayo Room, and the paintings displayed in art gallery and elsewhere. I'd perhaps like to have stayed a day or two longer. It was a bit of a rush fitting in a brief trip to the Zambian side, and there were many things we didn't go to see, like the Big Tree.

The individual staff members at the hotel were very friendly and interesting to talk to. Lindani, the guard on the path to the Falls; a young waiter, whose name escapes me (Ashton?); and many others - all extremely helpful, not intrusive, and excellent conversationalists.

The hotel was also very accommodating when we needed food and drink for the overnight train to Bulawayo - the lovely packed lunch lasted us through two meals.

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Mr D from North Vancouver
Arrived on: 21-Aug-2018 Stayed for: 3 nights
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great stay - really special

loved this hotel - reminded me of the Norfolk in Nairobi.

Wont forget the sight of baboons swarming the building early in the morning before the security guards could get organized and chase them off. Good food and fine South African wines - great staff and great service - an amazing breakfast buffet the like of which I have never seen anywhere else.

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Mr & Mrs L from Wellington
Arrived on: 11-Aug-2018 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Victoria Falls Hotel review

Lovely old hotel.

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Mr G from California
Arrived on: 15-Jul-2018 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Victoria Falls Hotel review

I have been staying there for over 30 years:)

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Mr A from Marford
Arrived on: 12-Jul-2018 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Victoria Falls Hotel review

Atmospheric colonial hotel which could do with a bit of upgrading, particularly in the rooms.
Staff very helpful

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