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Edinburgh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This resort has a great setting on the river and lovely modern 'tree houses' (bungalows on stilts) with luxury interiors and a spacious decking. Food is excellent and the service attentive, perhaps overly so. Laundry and (in effect) all drinks are included in the price, which is a real bonus. The standard of everything at the 'camp' is very high,... More 

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Bangkok
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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

As always, the people make a fantastic place better, the lodge is great and the team is just awesome. We had a fantastic time. All you want to do in Livingstone and more all arranged by the team. No worries.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

A wonderful end to an amazing trip. Sussi & Chuma is a beautiful slice of Zambian heaven directly on the shores of the Zambezi; where our neighbors were the local hippos who can be heard in the evenings and throughout the night. The hotel offers plenty of activities to keep your visit busy, tour of the falls, helicopter rides (30... More 

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Reviewed 3 June 2016

AMAZING RESORT! The level of service is highly commendable. Our guide Luckson was the best. Extremely attentive, The property was gorgeous and very well maintained. Food was done very well and the service was very personable. We were able to do everything we wanted and have our meals at any time that we liked. Highly recommend it for people on... More 

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Spain
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

Sanctuary Retreats is a byword for luxury and comfort in Zambia (and many other African countries), offering exemplary service at their many high-end camps and lodges. Sussi & Chuma, named for Livingtone’s faithful retainers, is is totally stunning and located about eight miles from Victoria Falls on the banks of the beautiful Zambezi river. Like all SR lodges, game drives... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

This is remote; you can sense how far into Africa you really are, the narrow gage 1800's rail you go over on the way to the lodge...amazing. Yet you are very well cared for, with a great team, with all conforts and excellent food. The falls, Victoria falls; were incredible; the raw power! MUST DO. Watch out for the baboons... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Sussi & Chuma is my new favourite accommodation option when visiting the Victoria Falls. Situated on the banks of the Zambezi River just up from the Victoria Falls in Zambia it has the perfect location. The lodge has 2 accommodation options on offer: Sussi offers 12 Tree Houses perfect for individual travellers where the 2 Chuma Houses offers the perfect... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

We startet our Africa trip in Sambia to see the Victoria falls. Sussi & Chuma is a beautiful retreat located directly at the Sambesi river. You can see and hear the hippos from your private deck. Our guide Elijah was great, very funny and knowledgeable. The staff always tries to surprise you with treats like lunch on a river island... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

What a great hotel on the Zambezi. Rooms were wonderful. Food was excellent. Staff were so helpful and courteous. Great pool on the Zambezi!! Free laundry is such a great treat!! Many activities to choose from such a plus. We went on game drives, and also nature/game hikes, canoeing on the Zambezi, fishing, boat rides, Victoria Falls tour. Such an... More 

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Bath UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We spent three magical days here in February. The staff are wonderful, especially our guide Luckson who was knowledgeable of the wild life, good company and very, very kind. The Manager is very pleasant and always made a point of joining us for sundowners. The food is very good indeed. Please tell the chef that his recipe for mushroom lasagne... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The stunning main area an elevated bar, superb wine cellar, lounge and open air dining area, curio shop and swimming pool. Full English and continental breakfast is served and high tea is available on request. The elegant shaded deck offers fantastic bird's eye views across the river. And last but not least, when all the excitement of the day has caught up, a revitalising spa treatment is the order of the day. Sussi Tree Houses: Twelve luxury tree houses are built into the canopy of majestic ebony trees lining the river bank. The air-conditioned rooms all with their own private viewing deck boast superb views over the white waters of the Zambezi. And if the fancy takes you, enjoy a private dinner on your deck, while the sounds of the bush provide enchanting background music. Chuma Houses: The two private Chuma Houses are perfect for families with young children. Each house has two en suite bedrooms, a spacious lounge and dining area and private plunge pool. Each of the houses also come with their own private chef, house staff, guide and private vehicle for activities for the duration of their stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma

Address: Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, Livingstone 0100, Zambia
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: $1,635 - $1,930 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All rooms are good. It is a small resort so you will get good service. I think cabin 8 might have the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles 402BrendaM, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“stay in room 11 or 12 all the rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles pixie19726, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All are nice, families should stay at Sussi or Chuma house!”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms were great, right on the river, monkeys waiting on the path. It was my favorite place.”
 of 5 bubbles 57carmelvalley, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“there are two large, detached, ground-built houses for families, as well as the tree-houses”
 of 5 bubbles TheHistoryProfessor, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
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