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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
4 Star Hotel
Tongabezi Lodge is a romantic hideaway on the banks of the Zambezi River just upstream of Victoria Falls. Our friendly team welcomes guests to a selection of houses and cottages, each beautifully styled with furniture and embellishments from all over Africa. Guests can dine beside the...
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Private Bag 31, Livingstone, Zambia
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12.5 km to Livingstone Airport
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Reviewed yesterday

I booked a weekend for my husband's special birthday, and from the moment we arrived in Livingstone on Friday mid-day and were met by Godfrey from the lodge, to the moment we were waved off on Sunday mid-day, it was wonderful. The staff are superb;...More

Thank Lucinda D
Response from Tongabezi, Guest Relations Manager at TongabeziResponded today

Thank you for taking the time to write us such a glowing review! We could not hope for anything more than your trip to be superb from start to end. We appreciate that you have mentioned that the staff contributed to your wonderful time as...More

Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 3 June 2018

There really aren't words to describe this place!! We stayed here as part of our honeymoon and we couldn't have been happier. The service was unbelievable and the best we have ever experienced, our valet Matron was so wonderful and looked after us both so...More

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Response from Tongabezi, Guest Relations Manager at TongabeziResponded 3 June 2018

Greetings! This is such a heartfelt review – thank you for sharing your experience at Tongabezi with others. We appreciate that you made mention of so many of the team who contributed to your unforgettable honeymoon! We are often told that our team is one...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed a magical, memorable several days at Tongabezi. The sunset cruises, tour of Vic Falls, local dancers and musicians, wonderful food, incredible attention to detail and warmth of everyone in the Tongabezi family surpassed our expectations. There were days when we chose to relax...More

Thank C F
Response from Tongabezi, Guest Relations Manager at TongabeziResponded 3 days ago

It is so lovely to read your review of your time spent with us! We were delighted to have you spend your anniversary with us and are always looking for special ways to celebrate any occasion you may have. The cottages are so well situated...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were lucky enough to spend four nights at Tongabezi as part of my 50th birthday celebration trip. We spent the first two nights in the tree house (what an awesome experience!) and two in the honeymoon house (beautiful - our favorite...More

Thank marichriscam
Response from Tongabezi, Guest Relations Manager at TongabeziResponded 6 days ago

What a lovely review regarding your stay here at Tongabezi! It is wonderful to hear that the Honeymoon House was your favorite accommodation during your time in Africa. You are quite correct in saying that the Tree House is particularly unique as it is very...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at the Tongabezi is quintessential fun. Great food, watching the sun rise over the Zambezi River, friendly staff, sitting around the campfires, staying in unusual accommodations, watching the wildlife, visits to nearby schools and villages -- what more could you want?More

Thank John G
Response from Tongabezi, Guest Relations Manager at TongabeziResponded 1 week ago

Hi John, We thank you for writing such a positive review on TripAdvisor about your wonderful stay with us. The campfire, aka bush television, is always a delightful surprise. We are also glad you visited the school and village to appreciate the everyday lives of...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$1,149 - US$1,697 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Livingstone
#1 Romantic Hotel in Livingstone
#1 Luxury Hotel in Livingstone
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$1,149 - US$1,697 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Livingstone
#1 Romantic Hotel in Livingstone
#1 Luxury Hotel in Livingstone
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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TheGreatestNomad
30 May 2018|
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Response from morellibruno | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't an option for us in January the water was too high. It would of been an amazing experience though.
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Sallyswampduck65
11 January 2018|
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Response from Tongabezi | Property representative |
Do remember to get a KAZA (multiple entry) visa if you plan to see the Falls from Zimbabwe or visit Chobe National Park in Botswana!
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Room Tips
"Treehouse is right down on the river and open on 3 sides"
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"Presumably every room has a wonderful view of the Zambezi River and a terrace. Chalet #1 did and the Tree..."
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"Absolutely every room is fantastic! You can't go wrong with a single one."
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"Do not stay in the Nut House until it is remodeled."
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