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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The lodge's setting is truly unique and beautiful. It is right on the Zambezi where hippos like to hang out during the day. The copper bar and accents in the main area are really cool! The lodge itself is quite large but we had a very intimate experience with the majority of our game drives being private. We were also...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staying at Matetsi was one of the most memorable travel experiences of my life! My husband and I stayed for several nights and enjoyed the wildlife, food, beautiful accommodation, and friendly staff. This was absolutely a gay friendly resort and we highly recommend it. Every meal felt like a gourmet meal straight from a five star restaurant in New York...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We travelled with our teenage son and had the family room. Matetsi was a great way to start our safari. Set our expectations for service, luxury, game viewing dangerously high. Loved it all, especially our butler, Obert, and our guide and tracker, Kheto and Noah. Have a look at the brochure and know that this special corner of the world...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a lovely location on the banks of the Zambezi where you can breakfast with hippos wallowing in the river in front of you, warthogs cropping the grass behind you and a cheeky baboon trying to see if he can outwit the staff to steal the breakfast rolls! Fabulous two days of game drives, seeing the falls and sunset...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Emily and myself spent 3 days / nights at the Lodge in early February this year. The place was phenomenal. From Peter the manager, to our server - Suku who ALWAYS had a smile on her face while providing exceptional service, and to our Safari team - Kheto our guide and his spotter Jonathan - is was the best experience....

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful meals,the staff were great, happy, cheerful well informed, and the game drives and boat cruise EXCELLENT a must visit. The rooms and the guest main areas were always clean, baboons and a monkeys kept us entertained. Matetsi what a great place loved it...

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Reviewed 24 January 2017

I had the very fortunate experience of visiting this lodge in January and will dream about going back one day for a very long time! From the moment you arrive, to every time you come back from a game drive, a canoe trip or even just arriving to breakfast or dinner from your room, you are greeted with such a...

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Mamaroneck, New York
Reviewed 23 January 2017

As soon as we arrived we fell in love with the place and the people! Everything was perfect and Misty's team was incredible to arrange every game or trip. We had a wonderful time during games with Milton and Trust, so much laughing!! The tour to Victoria Falls was stunning and the canoe and boat cruise beautiful.. We left Matesi...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 18 January 2017

From the moment we arrived at Matetsi we felt like we were welcomed home. The lodge itself is luxurious. The rooms enormous. I have never seen such a huge Bath. We were treated to surprises around every corner... from Icecream stops in the bush to romantic bubble baths and private dinners set up in our room. The attention to detail...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Our 5 day stay at Matetsi was way and beyond what we ever expected. We were relaxed within minutes. Spoilt for choice with Game, Fishing & Canoeing on tap followed by sumptuous meals & a wine selection of note. 👏 Thank you to the Matetsi team for an amazing holiday

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfectly in tune with Matetsi Private Game Reserve’s pristine habitats, the exclusive andBeyond Matetsi River Lodge and andBeyond Matetsi River House offer a safari oasis that combines an exceptional wildlife experience and 15km (9.3 miles) of private Zambezi River frontage with easy access to the majestic Victoria Falls. Matetsi Private Game Reserve pays homage to the wonderfully rich cultural heritage of Zimbabwe by showcasing a vibrant theme of wood and copper, the “red gold” of the country’s historical mining industry, throughout the spectacular interiors of andBeyond Matetsi River Lodge and andBeyond Matetsi River House. Splashes of bright blue remind guests of the rushing waters of the Zambezi River, while traditional abstract carvings and local artworks complement the natural and contemporary atmosphere of the reserve’s safari lodge and sole-use villa. Guests staying at andBeyond Matetsi River Lodge and andBeyond Matetsi River House have the opportunity to take advantage of an extensive Safari Shop, a fitness centre, massage sala and conference facility. A 20 meter long, rim-flow swimming pool stretches along the riverbank, while an exclusive wine cellar boasts eye-level views of the Zambezi River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Matetsi Private Game Reserve

Address: Zambezi River, Victoria Falls 4001, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range: $1,482 - $2,233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Matetsi Private Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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“You can't go wrong with any of the rooms (individual bungalows).”
  • Our back patio and private pool (like all rooms)
  • Baboons on our back patio.
 of 5 bubbles don91822, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There is a lovely private room situated in the corner which is particularly good for bird watching.”
 of 5 bubbles tarynd60, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms overlook the Zambezi River”
 of 5 bubbles 254carlv, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Suites closer to the restaurants and main common area are more convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles janetg762, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They are currently building a large 'bush house' so if you are in a bigger group make sure you ask for this”
 of 5 bubbles caroh99, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
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