Accommodation Around Victoria Falls

Accommodation Around Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls, one of the world’s most stunning natural wonders, offers a variety of accommodation options to suit every traveler’s needs and budget. Accommodation Around Victoria Falls is for people looking for budget-friendly lodgings, mid-range comfort, or luxurious retreats, both Zimbabwe and Zambia have excellent choices to ensure a memorable stay.

At Nextgen Safaris, we provide curated safari experiences and can help you choose the perfect accommodation for your trip to Victoria Falls.

Accommodation Around Victoria Falls

Accommodation Around Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe

Budget Accommodations:

  1. Victoria Falls Backpackers Lodge:
    • Description: A charming and budget-friendly option, this lodge offers dormitory-style rooms, private rooms, and family cottages.
    • Amenities: Shared kitchen, swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, garden, and barbecue facilities.
    • Location: Within walking distance of Victoria Falls town and the falls themselves.
  2. Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge:
    • Description: A vibrant and social backpacker lodge ideal for budget travelers.
    • Amenities: Bar, restaurant, swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, and various social activities.
    • Location: Centrally located in Victoria Falls town, a short distance from the falls.

Mid-Range Accommodations:

  1. Cresta Sprayview Hotel:
    • Description: A comfortable mid-range hotel with a relaxed atmosphere and modern amenities.
    • Amenities: Restaurant, bar, swimming pool, conference facilities, and free Wi-Fi.
    • Location: Located just 1.4 kilometers from Victoria Falls, with easy access to local attractions.
  2. Victoria Falls Rainbow Hotel:
    • Description: A popular mid-range hotel offering comfortable accommodation and excellent service.
    • Amenities: Restaurant, bar, swimming pool, tour desk, and free Wi-Fi.
    • Location: Situated within walking distance of the falls and the town center.

Luxury Accommodations:

  1. Victoria Falls Hotel:
    • Description: Known as “The Grand Old Lady of the Falls,” this iconic hotel offers Edwardian-style luxury and elegance.
    • Amenities: Multiple dining options, spa, swimming pool, beautiful gardens, and stunning views of the Victoria Falls Bridge.
    • Location: Just a 10-minute walk from the falls, offering spectacular views and easy access to the falls.
  2. The Stanley and Livingstone Boutique Hotel:
    • Description: A luxurious boutique hotel offering personalized service and exquisite accommodations.
    • Amenities: Restaurant, bar, swimming pool, spa services, and game viewing opportunities.
    • Location: Located within a private game reserve, a short drive from the falls.

Accommodation in Zambia

Budget Accommodations:

  1. Jollyboys Backpackers:
    • Description: A popular choice for budget travelers, offering a range of affordable accommodations from dormitories to private rooms.
    • Amenities: Bar, swimming pool, communal kitchen, free Wi-Fi, and organized tours.
    • Location: Located in Livingstone, close to the town center and a short drive to the falls.
  2. Fawlty Towers Backpackers Lodge:
    • Description: A budget-friendly lodge offering clean and comfortable accommodations.
    • Amenities: Swimming pool, bar, free Wi-Fi, free pancakes every morning, and free shuttle service to the falls.
    • Location: Centrally located in Livingstone, with easy access to local attractions.

Mid-Range Accommodations:

  1. Ngoma Zanga Lodge:
    • Description: A charming lodge offering mid-range comfort with an African touch.
    • Amenities: Swimming pool, restaurant, bar, free Wi-Fi, and beautifully landscaped gardens.
    • Location: Situated in Livingstone, a short drive from Victoria Falls.
  2. Avani Victoria Falls Resort:
    • Description: A family-friendly mid-range resort offering direct access to Victoria Falls.
    • Amenities: Restaurants, bar, swimming pool, kids’ club, free Wi-Fi, and complimentary access to the falls.
    • Location: Located within the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, just a 5-minute walk from the falls.

Luxury Accommodations:

  1. Royal Livingstone Hotel by Anantara:
    • Description: A five-star luxury hotel offering colonial elegance and modern amenities.
    • Amenities: Fine dining restaurants, bar, swimming pool, spa, and sunset river cruises.
    • Location: Situated on the banks of the Zambezi River, with direct access to the falls.
  2. Tongabezi Lodge:
    • Description: An exclusive luxury lodge offering personalized service and stunning river views.
    • Amenities: Private houses and cottages, fine dining, swimming pool, spa services, and a range of bespoke activities.
    • Location: Located upstream from the falls on the banks of the Zambezi River.

Planning Your Stay with Nextgen Safaris

At Nextgen Safaris, we are dedicated to ensuring that your visit to Victoria Falls is nothing short of extraordinary. Our team of experts can help you choose the ideal accommodation based on your preferences and budget, whether you’re looking for a budget-friendly stay, mid-range comfort, or luxurious indulgence.

Tailored Safari Experiences: In addition to accommodation, we offer a range of tailored safari experiences that include guided tours of Victoria Falls, wildlife safaris in the surrounding national parks, adventure activities such as white-water rafting and helicopter flights, and cultural tours to local villages.

Why Choose Nextgen Safaris?

  • Personalized Service: We take the time to understand your travel preferences and customize your itinerary to ensure a memorable experience.
  • Expert Guides: Our knowledgeable guides provide insightful information about the falls, the local culture, and the surrounding wildlife.
  • Seamless Travel: We handle all the logistics, from transportation and accommodation to activities and excursions, allowing you to relax and enjoy your safari.
Accommodation Around Victoria Falls


Victoria Falls is a destination that offers something for every traveler, whether you are seeking adventure, relaxation, or cultural immersion. With a range of accommodation options in both Zimbabwe and Zambia, you can find the perfect place to stay that suits your budget and preferences. At Nextgen Safaris, we are committed to providing exceptional safari experiences that showcase the best of Victoria Falls and the surrounding region. Join us on a journey to discover the majesty of Victoria Falls, where the smoke thunders and the adventure never ends.



ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: All visitors to Zambia must have a valid passport with at least 4 consecutive blanks pages.  Any applicable visa and/or relevant documentation are the responsibility of the traveler.  For further information on Visa requirements visitors are advised to contact their nearest Zambia Embassy or Consulate.

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VOLTAGE: 220 Volts/AC50Hz. Sockets are UK style, 3 pin square plugs. Power is from the government in the city/major towns and generator with inverter back up in the Safari Lodges and Camps.

CURRENCY: Foreign currency must be changed at the Bank, Bureau de Change, and Hotel/Safari lodge/Camp/Resort.   Major Credit Cards, Master card, Visa, American Express, are usually accepted throughout the country.  Where credit cards are accepted, the payment will normally be recorded in US$ regardless of the card’s default currency.

CLOTHING: Dress is mainly informal and should be comfortable as well as practical. Something warm should be brought along for early morning and evenings. Safari clothes are available from hotels/lodges/camps.

BAGGAGE: Where possible, travel light. Baggage space on safari is limited to medium suitcase or soft bag per person plus reasonable amount of hand luggage. There is 15 Kilogram per person limit on all flights to the wildlife sanctuaries. Excess luggage must be stored in your arrival hotel.

WATER: You will find many different of opinion of what is safe and what is not. We recommend for peace of mind, to drink local Bottled Mineral water. It is important to drink plenty of water especially during the hotter months. We would recommend that guests drink at least 2 to 3 liters of water per day to limit the effects of dehydration.

HEALTH: Africa is a safe and secure destination; however, it is a good idea to take a few precautions.  Kindly consult your GP or local doctor at least 6 weeks before you travel, with regards: Malaria prophylactics. East Africa is a known malaria area and preventive measures are essential. You are advised to take one of the recommended anti-malarial drugs.  Be sure to wear long sleeved shorts and trousers after sunset and spray the exposed parts of your body with a mosquito repellent spray Remember to protect yourself from direct sun rays with sunscreen cream or safari hat.

DIETARY REQUIREMENTS: For those guests with specific dietary requirement, please ensure we are notified prior to travel

GRATUITIES: As a guideline and dependent on how happy you are, we would suggest the following: The General Hotel/Lodge/Camp Staff – Approximately U$ 10.00 per person per day Driver Guides – Approximately US$ 15.00 to US$ 20.00 per person per day.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Please be careful when photographing public buildings, airports, bridges, the national flag and people in uniform.  Ensure that you have sought permission before photographing local people and their villages.  If in doubt, please check with your guide.

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