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BarcelonaFlo
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful resort with friendly staff and some surprises: monkeys, impalas and zebras wander freely in the resort. They're wild animals and should not be approached or touched, but they're used to human presence so they come close enough. Some giraffes can also be seen in more hidden parts of the resort. Very complete breakfast and a nice choice for dinner...

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Caron c, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest thank you kindly for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Your wonderful feedback has been shared with the team, thank you so much for letting us know that you sincerely enjoyed...

Uppingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We could not beleive it when we arrived at this hotel after going on safari in Kruger National park and feeling blessed we saw giraffes in the middle disctance, here they were just wondering around as close as anything. Yes this hotel is great froma visual stance and its proximity to the falls. However because it was not very full...

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Caron c, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. So happy to hear that you enjoyed the wildlife roaming the resort, hope you managed to get some...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is adjacent to the Royal Livingstone and part of the same group but clearly not quite as grand. The dining area was very quiet when we visited and lacked atmosphere even when there was live music at the bandstand. The service was a little slow and the meals fairly ordinary. Very close to the Falls however.

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Caron c, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Your feedback on pool dining has been noted and shared with the team, we are so sorry for...

Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful position with great access to VIctoria Falls and the fantastic Zambesi. Wonderful to see the zebra, impala and giraffe casually wondering in the grounds. The baboons on the walk down to the Falls are a little bit scary !!

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Caron c, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. So happy to hear that you enjoyed the wildlife roaming the resort and hope you managed to get...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Entry to the Falls themselves is just a few minutes walk out of the hotel's gate. Well maintained with the added bonus of animals wandering around the grounds - zebra, giraffe plus monkeys...great fun to be eating/drinking at the poolside restaurant/bar and see zebra over the other side from you! Good choice of food in a couple of places -...

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Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. So amazing to hear that the 'welcome warriors" made your stay, they are such a delight and guests...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

I got attacked by ants in my bedroom around 4am out of nowhere. It probably was dirty linen as I never had any kind of food in the room. It was quite upsetting...woke up with ants crawling my body and hair. They changed my room after I complained. Though it was surprising that no manager came to properly apologize for...

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Caron c, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued GUest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. I am so very sorry to ready about your ordeal with the ants in your room, I completely understand how...

Shropshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

The nearest hotel to the falls - not as classy or as expensive as the Royal Livingstone- but only a 3 minute walk to the falls through the hotel grounds. This is a good quality functional hotel with really friendly staff in a great location . The food is fair to middling but served our needs perfectly for a couple...

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Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Good to hear that you had a comfortable stay here with us and managed to make the most...

Port Neches, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really lovely hotel with an unbeatable location a short walk from beautiful Victoria Falls. We loved the beautiful grounds and the animals that roamed freely - especially the zebras and the naughty monkeys! when we return, I would never stay anywhere else.

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Caron c, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. We are all so very happy that you enjoyed your stay here with us on our beautiful Resort...

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are really comfortable, the pool area and bar all good. The food is good and all of the staff were so welcoming, it's so well located with such a short walk to the falls which were amazing. Would go back again as this was a great start to our holiday.

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Prezley, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Our biggest pride is our vicinity to the beautiful Victoria Falls, literally a stones throw away from your room and...

Oakland, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was beautiful and the decor was fantastic. The beds and linen were very comfortable. The rooms were quiet. There was plenty to do but it was also tranquil. The weaver nests over the pond was one of my favorite things in all of Africa.

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Dear Valued Guest, Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Our biggest pride is our vicinity to the beautiful Victoria Falls, literally a stones throw away from your room and...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Zambezi Sun, located on the edge of the eastern cataract of the Victoria Falls, reflects the richness and diversity of the country’s heritage; capturing the very soul of Africa – unpretentious, fun and welcoming. With its warm, earthy architecture, inspired by an African walled village and simple finishes highlighted in bright mosaics and fabrics as well as intoxicating Zambian artworks and accessories, the Zambezi Sun is set to turn your stay into a memorable experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about AVANI Victoria Falls Resort

Address: Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone 20100, Zambia (Formerly Zambezi Sun)
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: ₹ 21,272 - ₹ 34,494 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — AVANI Victoria Falls Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 212
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Also Known As:
Zambezi Sun Livingstone
Zambezi Sun Hotel Livingstone
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Livingstone
#3 Family Hotel in Livingstone
#4 Romantic Hotel in Livingstone
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“all rooms seemed well positioned”
 of 5 bubbles SamMac17, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room on groundlevel on the side of the falls”
 of 5 bubbles hgrobler1956, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor have entry to the pool side and hotels yard”
  • Beautiful colorful sink in the restaurant's bathroom
  • Restaurant's bathroom
 of 5 bubbles Maggie1508, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our room was terrible and all others rooms were the same so not sure if they had good rooms”
  • this was in the shower cubicle
  • look at all the insects on the floor
  • shower floor
 of 5 bubbles anila240, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ground or upstairs have advantages. No complaints from group.”
 of 5 bubbles jennymR3680UZ, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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