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Olga's - The Italian Corner

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

rooms and services are outstanding-- if you are a business traveler the quality of the rooms here is as good as the Protea: large rooms cared for in the minimal details, nice desk, just very well thought out, clean, and airy. Very family-like atmpsphere with attentive staff. Good food.

1Thank Arianna Z
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We went to Olga's after reading the great reviews on TripAdvisor. It was worth the walk there from our hotel (Protea Hotel) as the food was exceptional and well-priced. However, the waiters struggled a bit with English so it will require a bit of patience. In addition, they did not have many of the items on the menu because some...

1Thank Nirvasin P
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you are looking for clean and good accommodation for a fair price, Olga’s is for you. The rooms are simple, but perfectly clean and excellent value for money. The staff are very helpful too and can arrange many excursions for you. Food is also good and just a few steps away from your room. Finally, their profits go towards...

1Thank Franziska S
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The hotel is nice and clean and not so many mosquitos and in other hotels in the area. Staff is friendly and the good is real italian great food.I was really impresive with breakfast but dinner there is a must. I also liked that bedroom prices are public and always the same, not as in other hotels of the area...

1Thank Lara T
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We consider ourselves to have been very lucky to get 3 nights accommodation at Olga's when we turned up without a prior booking. The staff were very helpful and managed to switch round a couple of bookings to allow us to have a room big enough for our family. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The food was of an incredibly...

1Thank malaguti14
Mkushi, Zambia
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Much cheaper than other places given its quality. Breakfast was big and had a variety of selections, including a full english breakfast juice and coffee. Its better to book the rooms in advance via email since they only have 8 rooms. It's very close to a grocery store, in case you need to stock up on some things.

1Thank Carlo A
Reviewed 10 September 2016

First night we went there for dinner, around 7. The place is nice and full of tourists. My husband had a Ragu tagliatelle which he found it delicious and I had a Diavola pizza which also was very good, not hot at all but th big size is enough for two. We had a coffee for dessert which was quite...

1Thank gabbby
St Andrews, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

If you happen to find yourself in Livingstone, Zambia, missing Europe and European cuisine, there is no better placxe to head than Olga's. If nothing else, you'll be surprised to see how many other people felt the same way. It is not a very local place, but seems to be extremely popular with travelling-types, backpackers, and anyone working at the...

1Thank drjase2014
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Olgas food is very tasty, and the service is excellent. They serve Italian food and the pizzas and salads are great, I particularly liked the option to make your own salad. The portions are a very good size, I was very full! I also asked to switch some of the options on a pizza and they were very accommodating which...

1Thank SunnyMangoMac
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Only visited for lunch on a recommendation from the staff at Waterbury Lodge where we were staying. They apparently assist The Olga Project which is for local dis-advantaged youngsters. A little surreal sitting under in open African style restaurant eating pasta whilst listening to Italian opera!! Food was good and welcome after a busy morning visiting the Falls. Worth visiting.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Olga's the Italian Corner is the final stage of an educational project for the most vulnerable youth of Livingstone. It opened in 2008 as a production unit in support of YCTC (Youth Community Training Centre), a certified school built by the Diocese of Livingstone and CELIM (an Italian NGO). All Olga's profits go to YCTC which provides training in catering, tailoring, plumbing, electrical, metal construction, computer studies and bricklaying to orphans and vulnerable youth. Most of Olga's employees come from the YCTC's catering course, which results in the project being self-sustainable. Olga's is located in the center of Livingstone and only 9 kilometres far from the famous Victoria Falls, easily reachable with minibus or cab. It is 15 minutes far from the airport and walking distance from the main attractions of Livingstone: bars, travel agencies, shops, museum, grocerystore, etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Olga's - The Italian Corner

Address: 20 Mokambo Road, Livingstone, Zambia
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: ₹ 2,881 - ₹ 4,583 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Olga's - The Italian Corner 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“The rooms in the corner will be quieter as Olga's is located on a busy road.”
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