The Victoria Falls Hotel Hotel
The Victoria Falls Hotel is the 'grande dame' of the Victoria Falls National Park, Zimbabwe. Established in 1904, royalty, celebrities and statesmen have visited the hotel to enjoy its tranquility, elegance and privacy. More than a century old, the hotel combines its historical, Edwardian charm with modern comfort and convenience. It has its own private path leading to the beautiful Victoria Falls (15 minute walk), and offers a variety of activities to provide its guests with an unforgettable African experience.
* The Victoria Falls Hotel Highlights
- ∞ The most famous and historical hotel in Victoria Falls
- ∞ Luxurious, fully-equipped rooms with air conditioning
- ∞ Private path to the Victoria Falls
- ∞ Beautiful view over Victoria Falls Bridge and Zambezi River gorge
- ∞ High Tea on the Terrace
- ∞ Swimming Pool
- ∞ 5 minutes drive from Elephant Hills golf course
- ∞ A variety of services, including beauty treatments, baby-sitting, car hire and foreign exchange facilities
- ∞ E-lounge for internet access
- ∞ Wildlife and outdoor adventures nearby, including elephant-back safaris, game drives and white water rafting
More about this accommodation
This 112-year Grande Dame has recently undergone renovations, especially to the main guest areas and stable wing suites. (January 2017)
Furnished with four-poster and canopied beds and elegant antique furniture, the luxurious rooms at the Victoria Falls Hotel are styled to reflect the charm and comfort of a bygone era. Yet this historical ambience is combined with everything that the modern traveller needs for a pleasant stay. Features include air conditioning, satellite television, personal safes, direct dial telephones, bathrobes and mini bars. Deluxe rooms and suites also overlook the Victoria Falls Bridge and the Zambezi River gorge. Room service is availbable 24 hours.
The Victoria Falls Hotel also includes a range of areas where guests can relax, including comfortable lounges, an Edwardian swimming pool, as well as the Terrace, where high tea is served every afternoon.
Guests at The Victoria Falls Hotel can choose from a wide variety of adventure activities which can booked from the hotel's activities desk. Wildlife can be viewed on foot, by vehicle or boat, as well as on horseback. Elephant back safaris are also available. Other exciting activities include walks through the nearby rainforest, white water rafting, and helicopter flights. A large swimming pool, two tennis courts, a library, reading rooms and chapel are part of the complex. Golfers can enjoy 18 holes on the championship course of the nearby sister hotel, Elephant Hills Resort. For guests who wish to take in some game viewing, a five kilometre drive (or walk) brings them to the national park and, guided by professional rangers, they will seek out Zimbabwe's "big five" - elephant, rhino, leopard, lion and buffalo - and be able to capture their encounters forever, on camera! A sunset cruise on the mighty Zambezi River, just upstream from the magnificent falls, is another must for the visitor and will be arranged by hotel staff. Crocodiles, abundant hippo and new friends are the staple of these legendary exhilarating cruises.
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