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The River Club

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Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
Laundry Service
4 Star Hotel
A boutique, owner-run luxury lodge, The River Club is Livingstone’s premier destination on the Zambezi River. The River Club is defined by the value we attach to lasting memories, genuine hospitality, our peaceful location, the historical preservation of Livingstone and our commitment...
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Location and contact
Farm 1519A, Nakatindi Road | Simonga, Livingstone 60469, Zambia
12.6 km to Livingstone Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful couple of nights here, after a great week at camps in Zambia. Everything is of highest quality. The original buildings and their furnishings are well worth an hour or two by themselves. The chalets are very private and look out over...More

Thank GoHawks5
Response from Peter J, Owner at The River ClubResponded 1 week ago

Dear GoHawks5 Firstly I should say that I am delighted you had such a good time in Zambia. The country as a destination is not that well known compared to other countries around us and it is great to hear that your whole trip was...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first experience of Africa and the River club was just a spectacular introduction, set in beautiful gardens and trees beside the beautiful Zambesi River. The setting is amazing the numerous the colonial style building and all the different places to relax, the...More

Thank lewisgar
Response from Peter J, Owner at The River ClubResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gary and Mary We are already looking forward to your return visit with great eagerness. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we are all delighted that your first trip to Africa has left such a marvelous impression. Charmaine works incredibly hard...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Think out of Africa...this British resort and all it's finery in the middle of Zambia on the great Zambezi river was simply perfect for our group of 8. We all stayed in huts along the river...these huts were sort of luxurious...and at hight the hippos...More

Thank terrycarlson2018
Response from Peter J, Owner at The River ClubResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Terrycarlson2018 Thank you for coming to stay with us with your party of travelers. We so enjoyed hosting you all and look forward to seeing you again at some time in the future. We are always doing little upgrade to the rooms which will...More

Reviewed 22 May 2018

In the opening paragraph to Summer Lighting PG Wodehouse says "Blandings Castle slept in the sunshine. Dancing little ripples of heat-mist played across its smooth lawns and stone-flagged terraces. The air was full of the lulling drone of insects. It was that gracious hour of...More

Thank TommoK101
Response from Peter J, Owner at The River ClubResponded 12 June 2018

Dear TommoK101 Surely, for me at any rate, one of the greatest reviews we have had, as a comparison to a place created by one of the world's greatest authors truly warms the heart and makes one feel very proud. Someone once said that it...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

We were gifted a night at the River Club for our wedding and spent the most magical night at this beautiful, secluded lodge as part of our honeymoon. From the moment we arrived we were treated like family, with a delicious afternoon tea and welcome...More

Thank KiwiTodd
Response from Peter J, Owner at The River ClubResponded 11 June 2018

Dear KiwiTodd Thank you so much for your very kind words and Nevesr was absolutely thrilled to have received a mention! I am always so very proud of the staff here and stand amazed at how beautifully they do everything at the lodge. I am...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
Details
Price range
US$569 - US$1,457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Livingstone
#2 Romantic Hotel in Livingstone
#2 Luxury Hotel in Livingstone
#3 Family Hotel in Livingstone
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$569 - US$1,457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Livingstone
#2 Romantic Hotel in Livingstone
#2 Luxury Hotel in Livingstone
#3 Family Hotel in Livingstone
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (272)
Room & Suite (93)
Pool & Beach (26)
Dining (23)
Family and Play Areas (5)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
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Susan M
13 February 2017|
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Response from Peter J | Property representative |
Dear Susan, We provide bottled water for you to drink and all the water the the rooms used for showers, baths etc has been filtered and is absolutely fine, even for cleaning teeth. We spray the hotel surrounds twice a... More
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mchilukwa
29 September 2016|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
Depends on time of year. We went late July 2016 and paid around $925 for the 2 of us which included everything. Loved, loved, loved it.
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mchilukwa
29 September 2016|
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Response from PeterSulli | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. Try the website. It depends on whether you are Zambian, African, have a 'deal' and many other factors. Bargain!
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Room Tips
"All excellent"
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"Rooms looking over the Zambezi"
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"All Rooms have a magnificent view facing the Zambezi River"
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"All rooms have stunning views"
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