Places to stay near Victoria Falls, in Zimbabwe
Below we've noted notes down suggestions for where to stay in and around the town of Victoria Falls - on the south side of the great Zambezi River, in Zimbabwe. As an alternative, some travellers choose to stay in or near the town of Livingstone, in Zambia, on the North side of the river.
Both areas great and very close to the famous waterfall, and both have their pros and cons - depending on how you're arriving and leaving, and what activities you want to do whilst you're here. So read on below, and then chat to our experts before you finalise your plans.
In a convenient location just 10 minutes' walk from the Victoria Falls themselves and even closer to the centre of Victoria Falls ...More about Ilala Lodge
Originally stayed at V F Hotel to reminisce and for the nostalgia but Ilala perfectly good alternative. Very well managed and comfortable. reviews...
Victoria Falls Hotel
The elegant Victoria Falls Hotel is located within walking distance of the Victoria Falls, with views over the famous Victoria ...More about Victoria Falls Hotel
Shown to Luxury Suite overlooking bridge and waterfall smoke. No explanation for upgrade but very welcome. Used as rest day, walking to falls and afternoon by large pool... reviews...
Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
High up on a plateau bordering the Zambezi National Park, the relaxed Victoria Falls Safari Lodge offers a comfortable place ...More about Victoria Falls Lodge
We had a great time here. Enjoyed the water hole from our room and friends m the restaurant. The shuttle made going into town or to the falls a snap. We thought the ... reviews...
About 2km from the Victoria Falls, Sprayview is the first hotel visitors come to when arriving from Victoria Falls airport, which ...More about Sprayview Hotel
An average big chain hotel with motel style rooms. Staff were friendly enough, but we were surprised as residents to have to pay for our dinners in cash at the table rather ... reviews...
The Elephant Camp
One of the newest camps on the Zimbabwean side of the Victoria Falls, The Elephant Camp is situated on its own private concession ...More about The Elephant Camp
Generally we enjoyed our stay but we felt they were charging for too many of our activities. On the itinerary for the Elephant camp, you said the price included shared safari ... reviews...
About 30km from the Victoria Falls, Gorges Lodge is perched above the Batoka Gorge with fantastic views of the Zambezi River ...More about Gorges Lodge
This was our 17th trip with Expert Africa (dating back to 2006); but it was somewhat different to most of our previous ones in that we had two family members with us making ... reviews...
Victoria Falls Safari Club
Victoria Falls Safari Club sits on the same plateaued site as its sister lodge Victoria Falls Safari Lodge. It has a more exclusive ...More about Victoria Falls Club
Extremely nice hotel. The room was first rate as was the service. On the down side my girlfriend was bitten by bedbugs during a massage at the spa. Had bites all over ... reviews...
Matetsi River House
Matetsi River House re-opened in August 2016 following an extensive refurbishment. Situated on the private Matetsi Game Reserve it offers guests a luxurious stay and game viewing within easy reach of Victoria Falls. None of the Expert Africa team have yet visited Matetsi River House but here is ...More about Matetsi River House
Matetsi River Lodge
Major refurbishments have now been completed on Matetsi River Lodge, giving this classic old property a new lease of life. Re-opened in August 2016, Matetsi is based in a private game reserve on the banks of the Zambezi River, offering a safari style experience within easy reach of the Victoria Falls...More about Matetsi River Lodge
Victoria Falls Safari Suites
The Victoria Falls Safari Suites are situated on a ridge about a 15-minute drive from the Victoria Falls. No one from Expert Africa has stayed here yet but we did spend an afternoon looking around in some detail in June 2014. Finished to a high specification, the self-contained suites are set in ...More about Victoria Falls Suites
Situated in a remote area beside the upper section of the Zambezi River in Zambezi National Park, Zambezi Sands is one of the newest camps in the Victoria Falls region. A very smart, tented safari camp, it is set in a wilderness area, yet is only about an hour-and-a-half's drive from town. Thus ...More about Zambezi Sands