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Ivory Lodge

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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Almelo, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Beautiful lodges in the middle of nature with his own waterhole. In the evening and night there is light on it so you can see de animals at the water.You can see the waterhole form your lodges, also you can have dinner near the waterhole to see the wild .

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Rafiki234, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful review. Ivory is definitely a 24 hour adventure. Lots to see both night and day! Thank you for choosing to stay at Ivory Lodge. Hwange is a very special place that needs to be visited more than once! So we hope to see you back one day soon.

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 26 April 2016

f you haven’t yet, visit IVORY LODGE. It is a gem of a lodge nestled in the Hwange area of Zimbabwe, a short drive from Victoria Falls (largest in the world and one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World), and Hwange Game park, one of the best in Southern Africa. I came across it by chance, I am...

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Nelllie, your story has touched all of our hearts. What an amazing achievement. We are so thrilled that Ivory Lodge could play such a small but unforgettable part of your amazing journey. The elephants are always a firm favourite with our guests and one can watch them for hours on end. Baboons are very entertaining - the clowns of the...

Rockingham, Australia
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We stayed at the Camping area of Ivory Lodge. "Tuskers". Being a guest we were able to use the amenities of the lodge. For us,the hide was the most awesome experience. You can sit at the hide with a drink from the bar for hours. The hide has comfortable seating and at night just enough light. Totally relaxing. You just...

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Rafiki234, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Lodge, responded to this review

We love reviews like this! One tends to look over and forget about the raw beauty of camping. Tuskers is a wonderful addition to Ivory Lodge and we are thrilled that campers take full advantage of all that there is to offer. There is something very exciting about sleeping at night with just a thin sheet of tent between yourselves...

Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

One of the most beautiful places I ever been in my life...and I quite traveled !!!! Love the accommodations very much! Love the people and everything else...absolute perfect!! It will always stay in my heart as the most beautiful place in mother Africa...whom I love so much!!!

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Rafiki234, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a heartfelt review. Spoken with such passion. Africa loves those who love them back. The simple joy of just appreciating this continent, the depth and soul of it. The people and their unphased, honest genuineness. Your review is perfect - just like your stay with us. And we would love to have you back one day....

narromine
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Our lodge was amazing. Overlooking the waterhole so woke up to elephants, zebras and impalas just drinking and playing. Each lodge is separate. There is a viewing area of the waterhole which allows you to see the animals without them being aware you are there so you can sit quietly and just watch them at very close range. Food was...

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Rafiki234, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Lodge, responded to this review

We are so glad that you and your family had such a wonderful time. Ivory is a very special place and unique in that you can get so close to the animals. Even now, in the green season, where water is abundant, the animals still prefer to come to the Ivory Waterhole. The All Inclusive Option is definitely a great...

Somerset, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 17 February 2016

I have to say that when I first saw the treehouse that we would be staying in, I was a little hesitant, but this was my favorite place of all the places we stayed while on safari. Located near a water hole that is supplied by a deep well, we watched animals night and day as they came to drink,...

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Rafiki234, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to respond with your wonderful comments. Our "Swiss family Robinson" tree houses are always a big hit with our guests hence the reason not to change them! A great 180 degree elevated view of our popular watering hole and its continuous menagerie of wild guests! We maintain that the food...

West Hills, California, United States
Reviewed 17 February 2016

I stayed here with my tour group for three nights in the bush. They have tree houses with shower inside. Joel and Jaime and their staff provided exceptional service. Christine carried my heavy suitcase with a smile and was so sweet. I spent many hours watching the elephants in the hide at the watering hole, and this was the highlight...

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Jeannie, we are so glad that you had such a wonderful time at Ivory. Our tree houses are so unique and are a firm favorite with all our guests. The staff at Ivory aim to please and we are a tight "family" unit and your pleasure is our pleasure. A smile can make such a difference to your day and...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We had a really lovely stay at Ivory Lodge. The staff were friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, the cabins comfortable and my sons loved the pool. We spent an entire afternoon/evening at the hide just a hundred metres from our cabin and saw loads and loads of elephants closer than you can imagine and almost felt part of the herd! I...

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Rafiki234, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Lodge, responded to this review

"I felt like part of the herd" - that is one of the loveliest descriptions we have ever received on Trip Advisor. Thank you! Being so close to these amazing gentle giants is indeed an unforgettable and humbling experience. Many of our guests have been moved to tears at the sheer awesomeness of it all. The Hide at Ivory offers...

travelling overland
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Wonderful lodge. Very pretty, with an incredible, comfortable elephant hide in the grounds. Sit with a cold beer or a G&T and watch 100 elephants 2 metres away from your glass! Lovely camp site, just outside the Lodge gate, a 50m walk to the great bar. Campsite has its own viewing platform. Elephant, giraffe, buck etc wander through / past...

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A great review thank you! It is guests like yourselves that make our job such a pleasure! It is a lesser known fact that G& T and Cold beer taste so much better in the bush! Ivory is indeed very pretty and unique in the fact that it offers both a lodge and a campsite. We are proud of the...

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Ivory Lodge was one of the most peaceful stays we had during a trip around Zimbabwe. The views from the chalets on stilts and from the hide by the watering hole really make yo feel like you're in the bush, and the private game drives around the concession or national park are even better! The staff are so amazingly friendly...

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Rafiki234, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review Ian, we are so glad you were able to spend time with us. Ivory is unique in that our silted accommodation provides a leafy, elevated view of our waterhole. Our staff are as important as our guests and their happiness in their work is as paramount as the happiness of our guests. Meal times...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bathed in the tales of pioneer hunters and explorers, Ivory lodge stands on tree-stilted platforms above the waterhole. Watch by floodlight the night animals and the sounds and smells of the great African bush emanates up into your room. Once these incredible sights, sounds and smells enter your system, you will never get rid of them and the want for more will haunt you for a return. Come enjoy Zimbabwe hospitality at its warmest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ivory Lodge

Address: Hwange National Park 5792, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Hwange National Park
Price Range: ₹ 20,951 - ₹ 25,206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ivory Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Boys loved being in a tent on stilts - keep your lights off at night while not in there to keep the bugs at bay.”
 of 5 bubbles laurenc766, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Seemed like all rooms were on par with equal amenties and views of the watering hole.”
  • View of the watering hole and our resident bushbaby.
  • Bushbaby in our room! Totally harmless, just curious.
 of 5 bubbles kiepertj, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Overall, all chalets are really well positioned (views, spacious, peaceful, tastefully decorated -safari style, well serviced) . We loved our tree house in particular that afforded us direct sunset views. Was spectacular to do so whilst having a bath on the one hand and then walking out to the balcony to watch hordes of elephants indulge themselves by the waterhole and impalas come for a late drink at night....Priceless ”
 of 5 bubbles n0kim, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All tents have a view of the watering hole”
  • View point in Hwange where we stopped for lunch
 of 5 bubbles laurenwill88, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I got room 2 based on other traveler tips and really liked it.”
 of 5 bubbles orchickie, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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