This luxurious 5-star hotel is a grand Edwardian-style establishment with wide verandahs set amid lush private gardens. It overlooks the Victoria Falls Bridge, which can easily be accessed by a short walk. It boasts an elegant interior, which exudes old-world charm, and offers guests a luxurious base during their visit to the Victoria Falls. It’s located 22km from Victoria Falls Airport, a 20-minute drive from Livingstone and not far from Victoria Falls Railway Station.
The hotel's 143 rooms and 18 suites are decorated in a style that reflects the comfort and charm of a bygone age, with colonial prints, four-poster and canopied beds, antique furniture and quirky artifacts. This old-fashioned ambience combines well with modern facilities including personal safes, minibars, bathrobes, satellite television and umbrellas to use when visiting the rainforest surrounding the falls. Deluxe rooms and suites in the original section of the hotel offer breathtaking views across the deep Zambezi River Gorge to the Victoria Falls Bridge.
The Victoria Falls are the most significant attraction in the area, best visited when the Zambezi river is in full flood when they form the largest curtain of falling water in the world. The falls attract lovers of extreme sports, so guests can choose from a range of activities in including bungee jumping, white water rafting, jet boating, canoeing and helicopter flights over the falls. Visits to Chobe National Park, night safaris, game drives, horse trails and river cruises can also be arranged.
Enjoy an elegant a la carte silver-service dinner along with some dancing at the formal Livingstone Room. Stanley’s Terrace serves an a la carte lunch, afternoon tea, sundowners, light evening meals and traditional afternoon tea every afternoon on its terrace, with spectacular views of the Victoria Falls bridge down the Batoka Gorge.
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