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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Avani Victoria Falls hotel is just Amazing from the tribal welcome you get right through to the breath taking views of the Victoria Falls. We was casually working through the grounds of the hotel and came across Zebra, Impala and Giraffes so that really did make our stay memorable. The Food at this hotel is amazing and the staff...

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Royal_Livingstone, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sharon Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you for your very kind words, I will be sure to share your review with my entire team,...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice comfortable room, clean, watch out for monkeys they steal things. Restaurant food good, staff at reception a little stressed, computers went down. Decor in outside areas outstanding. Zebras walk around the grounds. Victoria falls were dry but still wonderful to see. Helicopter ride well worth it.

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Royal_Livingstone, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jenny Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. you wont believe how full the Vic Falls are at the moment - its incredible how they have filled...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Avani is a very attractive hotel. The public spaces are all beautifully designed with a feel of Africa they are comfortable and very attractive. We were visiting out of their peak season but we got attentive service, apart from no evening buffet all the other facilities were available to us. The grounds are beautiful and there is a very...

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Royal_Livingstone, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Corinne Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Your kind words are sincerely appreciated and will be shared with my entire team, it is so wonderful to...

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We had two rooms; in one the bathroom was not clean, and in the other there was a roof leak when it was raining - which was 6 hours every day. Apart from that we had a great stay. The food was excellent, the staff very friendly, and the location super!

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Royal_Livingstone, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. As mentioned before I wish to extend my sincerest apologies for the leak in your room, the moment...

Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Staying only 5 minutes walk from Victoria Falls, Zambia was just a blissful venue, particularly for those of us with limited mobility. The well-behaved Zebras by the pool add to the charm of being in Africa! Fantastic staff, who would go the extra mile for their guests. The 6 of us felt very safe in that resort. Would definitely want...

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Royal_Livingstone, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Marie Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. I am so happy that yourself and your friends had such a wonderful time at our beautiful resort, thank...

Port Elizabeth
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The setting and location of this hotel is one of the best but since the first review the cost of this hotel has increased dramatically. Even if you are not "local" the cost of USD40-00 for the buffet dinner had the majority of the hotel guests sitting at the poolside eating pizzas and ordering light meals. The buffet dinner is...

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Royal_Livingstone, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. I would like to kindly re-iterate that the cost of our buffet dinner is $35 and this would...

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Had a fantastic stay with family. i would like to go back. happy 2017!!! The staff were so friendly and this made our stay memorable. The food was on point and fresh too. The quiteness and location of the hotel, away from CBD is another thing i like about the place.

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Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Good to hear that you managed to find some well deserved time to rest and relax and simply...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We first stayed at this hotel back in 2008 when it was Zambezi Sun so its been a good 8 years between visits and we enjoyed our stay even more than the last time! Avani have given the hotel a little face lift and everything seems a lot fresher. Zebras are free to wonder around the hotel grounds and its...

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Royal_Livingstone, Manager at AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Thank you for this amazing feedback, it overwhelms me to see how much you enjoyed your time here...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We had a great time at Avani. It was located right on the falls. Rooms could have been sealed a bit better as we had ants. We called reception straight away and it was cleaned within 5 minutes. Wouldn't deter us from staying again. Thanks Avani

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Dear Jade Firstly allow me to thank you for taking time to send us feedback on your stay with us via TripAdvisor, all feedback from my guests whether positive or negative is very welcoming and for this I am extremely grateful. Sorry about the ants, but suppose that's the joys of being based on a nature reserve, I am so...

Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Vania took over the for Zambezi Sun from Sun International. The rooms have been perked up a little. The place has been given a paint job . The staff members are as I remember them . Great location , proximity to Victoria falls is a 10 min walk. What was disappointing was the poor food quality . The lunch buffet...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Zambezi Sun, located on the edge of the eastern cataract of the Victoria Falls, reflects the richness and diversity of the country’s heritage; capturing the very soul of Africa – unpretentious, fun and welcoming. With its warm, earthy architecture, inspired by an African walled village and simple finishes highlighted in bright mosaics and fabrics as well as intoxicating Zambian artworks and accessories, the Zambezi Sun is set to turn your stay into a memorable experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about AVANI Victoria Falls Resort

Address: Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone 20100, Zambia (Formerly Zambezi Sun)
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: $428 - $591 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — AVANI Victoria Falls Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 212
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Also Known As:
Zambezi Sun Livingstone
Zambezi Sun Hotel Livingstone
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Livingstone
#3 Family Hotel in Livingstone
#4 Romantic Hotel in Livingstone
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“Rooms on the ground floor have entry to the pool side and hotels yard”
  • Beautiful colorful sink in the restaurant's bathroom
  • Restaurant's bathroom
 of 5 bubbles Maggie1508, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our room was terrible and all others rooms were the same so not sure if they had good rooms”
  • this was in the shower cubicle
  • look at all the insects on the floor
  • shower floor
 of 5 bubbles anila240, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ground or upstairs have advantages. No complaints from group.”
 of 5 bubbles jennymR3680UZ, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing to the inside (pool area) can be a bit noisy if you plan to retire early.”
 of 5 bubbles Skytanker01, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room that is POOL facing”
 of 5 bubbles sicelos474, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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