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Steeped in historical glamour, this famous and charming colonial hotel is only minutes away from the thundering Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Indeed, Victoria Falls Hotel is so close to Victoria Falls that you can hear the roar of the water.

There's plenty to do here: visit Victoria Falls on foot, go on a canoe or boat cruise down the Zambezi or bungee jump from the Victoria Falls bridge. Keep active on the tennis court and cool off in the impressive swimming pool or get your adrenalin pumping with thrilling game drives, bush walks and even an elephant-back safari. Unwind afterwards with a relaxing massage at the hotel spa and prepare to enjoy its many facilities.

Recent accolades & press

  •  World Travel Awards - Zimbabwe's Leading Hotel 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2013, 2014
  •  World Travel Awards - Zimbabwe's Leading Hotel Suite 2014 (Royal Suite)
  •  World Travel Awards - Zimbabwe's Leading Resort 2012
  •  Member of Leading Hotels of the World


  • Walking distance from Vic Falls via a direct walkway
  • Charming colonial style hotel - the Grand old Lady of the Falls
  • Fantastic views of the Falls and the bridge
  • Spacious, well-appointed rooms, some with lovely views
  • A host of excellent restaurants on offer - do try the High Tea on the veranda
  • Be welcomed and well-looked after by a team of friendly staff

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There is plenty to do at Victoria Falls Hotel; get competitive on the tennis court and follow it up with a refreshing dip in the large swimming pool before a rejuvenating spa treatment.

Absorb some history in the hotel library, retreat to the cosy reading room or visit the chapel.

Grab a blanket and sit beneath a shady palm tree in the hotel's tropical garden complete with lily ponds and flowering shrubs.

General Facilities

    Babysitting service available
    Laundry service
    Secure Parking
    Wi-fi available
    Swimming Pool
    Internet facilities
    Tennis Court
    Hair salon
    Beauty or wellness therapist


The Victoria Falls Hotel offers a choice of three restaurants, each offering a different culinary experience. If you require a casual dining experience, you can enjoy buffet meals with ethnic evening entertainment at the Jungle Junction Summerhouse.

For an evening of colonial elegance and dancing after dinner, make a booking for the Livingstone Room.

Stanley's Terrace provides you with perfect sunset views while you enjoy snacks and cocktails before an evening meal under the stars.

Standard Room

The Victoria Hotel's Standard Twin Rooms are intimate, distinctly Edwardian in style, and have beautiful views of the gorge, Victoria Falls Bridge and the spray of the Falls. The rooms feature an en suite bathroom with a corner bath and separate shower.

Standard Room AMENITIES

    En-suite bath and shower
    24-hour room service
    Wi-fi available in room

Other Room Types

The Victoria Hotel's six Deluxe Twin Rooms are luxuriouly appointed and invite you to enjoy the view from your own private balcony. These elegant rooms are en suite with a corner bath and separate shower.


  • Birding
  • Boat excursions
  • Canoe trails
  • Game drives
  • Golf
  • Guided walks
  • High tea on offer
  • Hiking
  • Sunset cruise
  • Tennis
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Jan 2015 - 30 Jun 2015 $205 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Jul 2015 - 30 Nov 2015 $215 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Dec 2015 - 31 Dec 2015 $205 Bed & Breakfast

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. Royal Suite,Junior Suite,Standard Suite,Executive Suite,Deluxe Room Stable Wing,Standard,Honeymoon Suite,Deluxe Room Central,Presidential Suite,Deluxe,Deluxe Room Request a quote for rate detail

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Traveller Reviews

  • My trip to Zimbabwe you helped me arrange was flawless. My room has a beautiful view of the bridge and a view of the mists which rise skyward from the Falls. As I write this, I sit on the veranda watching the sunrise through the mist of the falls with a nice blanket draped over my shoulders. The hotel is so nice and last night while I was face timing with Sarah and Suss, they came In turn down my bed and placed a chocolate on my pillow as well as draw the mosquito netting around the bed. Quite lovely.

    Beverly ?, September 2014
  • Victoria Falls Hotel was wonderful-I liked the hints of a by-gone era and the old world style. The food was good. Service was excellent. Hotel was clean and the grounds were beautiful. Our room had a great view. From the Terrace you can see the mist from the Falls

    Cynthia Porter, June 2014
  • The Victoria Falls Hotel reminded me of the elegant British hotels I have stayed at in past years. The property was out of a travel book. The rooms had every modern convenience while maintaining the "turn-of-the-century" ambience.The Falls were breath taking.Dinner at the Livingston Room had no problem meeting their reputation as one of the finest restaurants in the world. Though more costly than Cape Town, everything we ate was perfect. High Tea was wonderful over looking the Zambezi Gorge and bridge from the Stanley Terrace.

    William Frankfort, May 2014
  • All arrangements worked out perfectly! We loved the hotels, the service, the people, the safaris, the wild animals, the flights, the car, the food, resuming: everything.

    Lafayette Magalhaes, May 2014
  • We had a great time at Vic Falls and enjoyed the hotel and the two nights we spent there was just the right amount of time.

    Tanya Martin, March 2014
  • We also enjoyed our stay at Victoria Falls Hotel and were pleased with our room and its position.

    Barbara Montgomery, January 2014
  • Superb place, sunset cruise a relaxing start, Vic Falls hotel a must and the helicopter ride ... amazing!

    Leona Edwards, November 2013
  • Our final days were spent at the Victoria Falls Hotel.... very historical, and very nice.

    Debra Sneck-Fahrer, October 2013
  • We had a fabulous time here. We loved the hotel and were very happy to be staying there with its glorious view and gardens. Our son even braved the swimming pool. The hotel reminded me very much of Raffles in Singapore. We were very pleased to be staying on the Zimbabwe side of the falls as the walk along the cliff top opposite the water fall was fantastic - we have some great photos and memories. We took the helicopter ride which we all enjoyed and the only other activity we did was the 'Walking with Lions'. This was a big hit with us all to get so close to these wonderful creatures and then to walk away with an amazing video that was filmed so discreetly we were unaware it was being taken. I really misjudged how much cash to take with us but luckily we were able to withdraw dollars from the Barclays Bank in town and also pay for the extras with credit cards.

    Ann Moutrie, September 2013
  • And I can't forget to mention the Victoria Falls Hotel, which was beautiful.

    Scott Vara, June 2013

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Lisa Liprini

Lisa Liprini

Africa Safari Expert

"Within walking distance to the Falls, this colonial hotel will add charm and elegance to your Zimbabwe stay. The rooms facing the bridge is a must; the scenery is spectacular!"



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The Victoria Falls Hotel was also great. They gave us a room overlooking the bridge and we could see the mist of the falls from our room. Their service was impeccable and the food at the hotel was also really good.

Lori Cross Brisnehan, May 2012 >View more reviews