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Zimbabwe Hotels

Victoria Falls Hotel

  • 2 Mallet Dr. Map It
  • Victoria Falls
  • Grande Dame

Pros

  • One of the very best views of the Falls—it does not come closer than this!

Cons

  • Hotel is slightly run down following the Zimbabwean political crises

Updated 11/19/2014

Fodor's Review

Hotels come and go, but this landmark built in 1904 has retained its former glory as a distant, stylish outpost in empire days, while pandering to today's modern tastes, needs and wants. Such grandeur can be a little overwhelming, and especially surprising if you've just been on safari. The hotel's manicured lawns have sweeping views of the bridge and gorge, and soothing sounds permeate the gardens (and the rooms if you leave the windows open). Cool cream walls form the

backdrop for elegant mahogany and wicker furniture. In the bathroom an old-fashioned drench shower will wash away the most stubborn African dust. Halls are filled with sepia-tone photos from throughout the hotel's history and animal trophies so old they are going bald. After checking your e-mail in the E-Lounge and visiting the salon, you can dine and dance at the elegant Livingstone Room ($$$$). Two far less formal restaurants include the Terrace ($–$$), with an à la carte menu, daily high tea, and a beautiful view of the bridge; and Jungle Junction (US$35), which has a huge barbecue buffet and traditional dancers.

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Hotel Information

Address:

2 Mallet Dr., Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Map It

Phone:

013-4–4751

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 161 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 11/19/2014

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