Wake up to the sight of zebras grazing in the grass outside your window and sweeping views of the mighty Zambezi River, Africa’s fourth largest river. We’ve recently added the luxurious Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel to our portfolio of Club Escapes, expanding Club Points Owners’ travel options in the exotic land of the Sahara.
Named after the infamous adventurer Sir David Livingstone, the Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls offers an aura of colonial romance at its finest. Enjoy craft cocktails in a lobby adorned by antiques and marvel at the wide variety of African art on display. Guests will feel as though they’ve stepped back into time amidst the hotel’s stunning classic décor, before heading off on a variety of unforgettable outdoor excursions.
Here are a few highlights of what the Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel has to offer.
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Retreat to the sanctuary of the aptly-named Travellers Bar, decorated in a fashion that truly evokes a sense of exploration and adventure. High tea is served in the afternoon, while cocktails and other spirits are poured in the evening to the backdrop of live piano music.
Spend slow mornings sipping coffee and enjoying a range of light meals and snacks at the Royal Livingstone Lounge, which encompasses an inspiring collection of paintings of Sir David Livingstone. Sink into the lounge’s tranquil ambience while browsing hand drawn maps of his African travels and an array of artifacts that radiate discovery.
Zambia’s main attraction, the Victoria Falls, are just a short ten minute walk away from the hotel. Guests enjoy complimentary access to them while also benefitting from the convenience of their very own private entrance. The Victoria Falls’ majestic splendor are a must-see, and have been named as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
Seek comfort in a slower pace on at the Sundecks, the Royal Livingstone’s ideally positioned terraces overlooking the banks of the Zambezi River. Bring a book or reconnect with loved ones as you soak in the surrounding views and watch the sunset. As an added bonus, you’ll be serenaded by the property’s resident flutist.
Hop onboard the Royal Livingstone Express, a classic steam locomotive that takes passengers on an iconic journey across Africa’s rugged landscape. Guests can indulge in a tasty six-course dinner, served with spirits, beers and soft drinks. Two routes are offered, with both providing access to the region’s wildlife and awe-inspiring natural scenery.
Head off on a cruise up the river to spot the Big Five – African lions, elephants, Cape buffalo, leopards and rhinoceros. Zambia provides the ideal setting to gape at unforgettable nature settings while also getting to experience the site of rare fauna first-hand. Browse a selection of the area excursions offered at the Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel here.
Choose from a selection of 173 en-suite rooms and suites providing riverfront views in 17 separate buildings. The hotel’s resident zebras regularly saunter around the property, often stopping to graze on the grass right in front of the guest suites! Each room is tastefully decorated with colonial touches, black and white photographs depicting early Victorian adventurers and only the highest quality furnishings. All guests enjoy a private veranda overlooking the Zambezi River.