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Bushbuck River House

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kitwe, Central, Zambia
Reviewed 8 October 2013

What a wonderful place to stay. A haven in Livingstone away from the "tourists". Expect to wait before arriving back at the Lodge for the Ellies and Buffalo to clear a path for you. Oriel and Alan are extremely hospitable and provide a memorable African experience with their Boma dinners. Albert is just too happy to make you food and...

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newark, england
Reviewed 1 October 2013

Had a really lovely time here. Alan and Oriel have made the place really homely and comfortable, and chef Albert provides great homemade dishes with produce from their kitchen garden. We were here four nights, it was very hot outside but the overhanging thatch kept the house cool. Coming back to Bushbuck from excursions it was a delight to cool...

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West Linn, Oregon
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Quiet, peaceful, secluded house just off the Zambesi River. Oriel and Alan are lovely, and took care of all details, make all the arrangements, and drive you to wherever you need to go, pick you up at the end and take you back to Bushbuck House. The dog is an extra delight, as are the 2 cats that are very...

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aberdeen
Reviewed 22 September 2013

We stayed for 2 very enjoyable days with Alan and Oriel at Bushbuck River House. Alan met us at Livingstone Airport and was our travel guide, grocer and taxi driver, imparting his knowledge and understanding of all things African. Oriel was equally helpful and quietly but efficiently looked after us. Albert, the chef, produced superb meals with guests dining communally...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2013

After a 90 min queue to get through passport control at Livingstone airport we were starting to wonder what the rest of Zambia was going to be like, but Alan was there to pick us up and on the drive to Bushbuck we knew we were going to the right place. If you are tired of the clean, busy and...

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Bradenton, Florida
Reviewed 29 August 2013

A small lodge with outstanding hosts and a magnificent chef. The hosts also arrange local tours and will arrange for flights into and out of Livingstone. A bit out of the rush and noise, which for us was just what we needed. We stayed 9 days and enjoyed every bit of it. Evening meals were excellent, served family style. Organic...

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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2013

You won't find a better location to stay on the banks of the Zambezi than here at Bushbuck River House. Wonderful hosts, Alan and Oriel also plan and organise safari itineraries. Alan's advice during the planning of our holiday was invaluable. Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Zanzibar - almost 4 weeks of seamless transfers with both Alan and Orial accompanying us...

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Upton upon Severn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2013 via mobile

After an awful experience at Johannasberg airport with South African airways we arrived a day late, and when we did we were really amazed by how welcome we were made and how flexible Alan and Oriel were about the arrangements. We in the end only stayed for two nights yet we wanted to stay for all our holiday once we...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 July 2013

We spent five days at the Bushbuck River Lodge in June of 2013. The lodge is located on a large farm close to the Zambezi River bank. The place is beautiful and quiet. Our room was comfortable and large. The very welcoming and helpful hostess, Oriel, wonderful meals prepared by chef Albert, fantastic views of the river and VERY close...

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 29 June 2013

We stayed for 3 nights in early June and it was just the most perfect finale to our Zambian wildlife holiday. Oriel and Alan are fantastic hosts and together with their chef Albert they make sure their guests feel absolutely pampered. If you like to be amongst nature where buffalos, hippos, elephants, warthogs, crocodiles, a variety of antelopes and amazing...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bushbuck River House is set in 105 acres of bush on the banks of the Zambezi, 16km from Livingstone. It is the first property beyond the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. The house is an owner-run traditional Zambian farmhouse, which has been renovated and thatched to a high standard. All rooms in the main house are en-suite and there is a swimming pool, pool boma and tree house/viewing platform overlooking the river. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bushbuck River House

Address: Plot 1607 Liyoyelo Farm | off Nakatindi Road, Livingstone 60060, Zambia
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: $251 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Wifi available in main building. Wonderful views from our room.”
798sheilas, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The cottage next to the main lodge had air conditionig”
rickmorris7, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The cottage is a great option for families and has lovely views towards the river.”
AlpineHuckle, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Both our rooms were excellent - we easily accessed wifi in the dining area”
rosecdodd, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We loved the cottage”
joyfulflight, 30 May 2016 | Read review
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