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Siavonga
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Had some meals and cocktails on the deck overlooking the river. Can't beat the view, Excellent Service and Authentic cocktails. Also tried out their spa which is a must. The decor is outstanding and compliments the area. It fits naturally onto the river bank.

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear siavongaboy, I thank you for taking precious time in order to complete our guest feedback questionnaire, your kind comments are appreciated and I will most certainly pass these on to our "Team". Thank you for recommending our Hotel to other travelers - Please visit us again soon. We look forward to welcoming you back again to this beautiful part...

Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The David Livingstone lodge has a fantastic location, really friendly and helpfull staff and very nice rooms. There are however some issues such as the fact that there is only a buffet dinner available at night which forces you to make evening plans in town. A evening al la carte menu would be a huge improvement. Management personel is few...

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Andre G, Thank you for your feedback. I am very happy that the staffs were welcoming and accommodating and that you enjoyed your stay with us. However, I am sorry to hear that you were informed that - when we offer Buffet dinners, our guests are free to eat off the starters or mains only - in case you...

Frodsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We stayed at the Lodge for 3 days and crammed a lot in. We visited the Victoria Falls, did a canoe trip and an evening river safari. This was at the end of a full on two week touring trip so we were glad to be able to relax by the pool and watch the sun set. You really don't...

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear jdjhclark, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and I am glad to hear that your stay with us was a memorable one! We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind Regards Nalumino Wamuwi

Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights with my family. Hands down the best hospitality i have experienced in Zambia. Breakfast is fantastic and the staff are absolutely superb. Rooms are huge with great views of the Zambezi. Easy to get to and to find and very close to town and to the falls. Would stay here every time I go to Livingstone

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Garrick_S, Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to your 'home' in Livingstone. Kind Regards Nalumino Wamuwi

Kigali, Rwanda
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The moment we walked it we loved the look of this place! Service, service, service!!! Everyone was great… even to come spray our room in the evening for mosquitoes. Don't be afraid to ask.. They expect it. The shuttle service to the falls and to town and almost anywhere you wanted to go was exceptional and the drivers so dear!...

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear margie216, Thank you for staying with us at the David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa and for taking precious time in order to complete our guest feedback questionnaire, your kind comments are appreciated and I will most certainly pass these on to our "Team". We look forward to welcoming you back again to this beautiful part of Africa in...

Reviewed 23 July 2016

Edward is the most kind-hearted driver I've ever met. I wish all hotels would have drivers like Edward. He really made my experience and felt like he took a personal investment in my satisfaction. Thanks, David! ~Serena from USA

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Serena P, Thank you for your kind review! We truly appreciate your kind words about our staff. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this. We will be sure to let him know that he made an impact during your stay. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel soon! Kind...

Cumberland Center, Maine
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We had been traveling throughout Zambia with an NGO distributing mobility equipment to disabled individuals. We arrived in Livingstone for a few days or rest and recreation near the end of our trip. Checking into this property was extremely refreshing and restorative. Every aspect of this resort is first class.

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear 206aviator, Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! I hope your next stay is just around the corner. Call us if there is anything we can help you with. We look forward to welcoming you back again to this beautiful part of Africa in the not so...

Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Visited the David livingstone Lodge and spa during the heroes and unity Zambian holidays in July 2016 and the place was just amazing. The had to drive for 9hrs from kitwe on the copperbelt and when we arrived we were met by very friendly staff who showed us to our room. Dinner was a braii buffet which was amazing although...

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Brian M, I thank you for taking precious time in order to complete our guest feedback questionnaire, and for choosing to stay with us. I am glad to hear that your stay with us was a memorable one! We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kindest Regards Nalumino Wamuwi

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Spent three nights here this week and wish it had been much longer! Comfortable accommodations, excellent staff, good meals--the breakfasts were outstanding and the Friday night Indian buffet was authentic! What a good experience. There may be more expensive places in Livingstone, but I don't see how the service could be any better! Many thanks to the entire staff for...

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jeff S, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our hotel to other travelers. I'm sure our “Team” enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to The David Livingstone in the not too distant future. Kind Regards Nalumino Wamuwi

Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 14 July 2016

the people were very warm, the spa compared to the best in the world actually, Zambezi river right on the doorstep was breath-taking, the sunset cruise is a must do, couple it with their sunset cocktail for a great experience, we wanted to do it twice, beautiful, The Lodge overall is one of the most serene safari lodges I have...

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DLSL_Mngt, Rooms Division Manager at The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear TlouMadi Thank you for staying with us at the David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa and for taking precious time in order to complete our guest feedback questionnaire, your kind comments are appreciated and I will most certainly pass these on to our "Team". I am also pleased to mention that Management has looked into your feedback regarding our...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The lodge offers visitors a restaurant, bar, conference facilities, suitable to cater for large groups and the individual traveler, with a variety of safari excursions and activities in and around the falls. The lodge consists of 77 rooms, all en-suite, of which 5 are suites and 2 rooms accommodate the differently abled comfortably. All rooms look out over the Mighty Zambezi and a leisurely sun downer can be enjoyed from your private balcony. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa

Address: Riverside Drive, off Sichango Road, Livingstone 10101, Zambia
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: $313 - $591 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 77
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“Not a bad room in the place. All rooms overlook Zambezi River.”
 of 5 bubbles MDDCNative, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have clear views of the river, some have trees in the way. The trees provide shade from the sun in the late afternoon, which is useful, and there's lots of room on the terrace so it's a matter of preference. ”
 of 5 bubbles S5768OU, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a river view.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnE841, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't open balcony in the morning,,unless u love having monkeys all over your room!!”
 of 5 bubbles lovenessm2017, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The safari lodge was fine except for the issues with reservations and booking.com”
 of 5 bubbles E2844RXstevenm, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
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