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    Ilala Lodge

    411 Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
    011 263 213 284 4737
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

    Lovely hotel with perfect location and nicely appointed rooms. However, from check in throughout service was generally sullen. Lows- told we could not sit in the restaurant for lunch (there was 1 other table who had just ordered), then mocked by bar staff because we...More

    1  Thank MustLoveSamsung
    Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 1 July 2016

    Thank you for your honest review. We are saddened to hear that your stay with us did not go well as our aim is always to ensure guests go away happy. I have tried to message you direct to ascertain more information to enable us...More

    Reviewed 24 June 2016

    Illala lodge was more like a hotel than a lodge but was fabulous all the same. The staff were all really friendly and helpful. The rooms were gorgeous and really clean and well designed with a balcony overlooking the smoke of the falls - magic!...More

    Thank Annette1408Tunstall
    Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 1 July 2016

    Thank you for the review and for choosing to stay with us. Glad you enjoyed your stay and the activities that were arranged for you by our staff.

    Reviewed 23 June 2016

    This hotel is within walking distance of the falls. What is especially nice is that the hotels hire security guards. The street vendors are very aggressive so we really appreciated the guards who walked us to and then back from our walk to the falls....More

    1  Thank skatinggrandma
    Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

    If you if you think about the lodges you have met before in Botswana you will be very surprised with this hotel. A classic and good one, good rooms, good service, excellent view. We had a wonderful trip in Pangolin river a photo safari really...More

    1  Thank Marta C
    Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 22 June 2016

    Thank you! Glad you enjoyed your stay with us after your trip through Botswana.

    Reviewed 18 June 2016

    We spent three nights Ilala Lodge in May and enjoyed our stay very much. The hotel is in a great location, near the falls and right in town which we enjoyed walking around and trying some of the restaurants. Breakfast was fantastic and the setting...More

    1  Thank BeeMills
    Response from MartinVaughan, General Manager at Ilala LodgeResponded 22 June 2016

    Thank you for staying with us and for the review. Your comments are noted on our rooms and thank you for raising these. Glad you enjoyed our pool area and also the Pal Restaurant as well.

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    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$ 277 - US$ 453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #5 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
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    • #8 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
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    • Number of rooms
    • 56
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    • Zimbabwe >
    • Matabeleland North Province >
    • Victoria Falls
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    Ian V
    29 August 2017|
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    Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
    Hello Ian, Your agent should have organised an airport transfer as part of your package. I have emailed them to ensure that this has been done but normally this is the case. Look forward to welcoming you to Ilala Lodge.
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    mick j
    10 July 2017|
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    Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
    Hi, The walk to the falls entrance from the hotel is anywhere between 10-15min walk. I would recommend that we organise a taxi or transportation to the falls though.
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    10 July 2017|
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    Response from Sharon&Joe | Reviewed this property |
    Hello there - I would say 'yes' for visual impairment purely on distance and level footing; it is walkable though we did get a taxi which was simply because we had an included trip. Depending when you are going I would say... More
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    "Second or top floor but the restaurant has excellent views."
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    "I doubt they have a bad room - all seem to overlook the stunning gardens."
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    "Garden rooms are delightful with a patio area outside"
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    "Ground floor room easy access to grounds."
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