The River Club Reviews

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Client Score: 4.5
The River Club

Anonymous

3

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The River Club

Paul M

5

The River Club was a very different experience to Ngoma and Toka Leya. As we drove through the security gate into the resort, we got a strong 'colonial England' feeling. The lawns were all dark green and well looked after, and the buildings were grand in appearance. The staff seemed friendly, but there was a definite feel of 'the management' and 'the staff', whereas previous places had felt a lot more equal with everyone working together for the guests. That said, our lodge was lovely. It had a large bed, separate lounge area, and a bathroom with views over the Zambezi. We had our own small pool, also overlooking the river. We were also treated very well here. Knowing that we'd stayed at Toka Leya and probably already done much of the activities, they arranged for us to have lunch on a small island out in the Zambezi. It wasn't mentioned to us, we were just shown onto a small boat which we assumed was for a river tour. But then as it went around one of the islands, we saw the table and chairs set out with the waiter standing there with Champagne on ice. A very nice touch. Likewise, in the evening, there was a large group of Americans all staying in the lodge - so rather than seat us with them, we were treated to a candle lit dinner in the Gazebo, which again was another very nice touch. The food was excellent. In the morning, I was trying to track down some post which I had couriered from the UK as I needed it for the next leg of the trip. However it hadn't arrived, and the courier couldn't help. The hotel manager, however, called the local courier depots and tracked it down. The driver that took us to the airport then called in to collect it on the way. That is service!

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The River Club

808wahine

4

The grounds are lovely and it was nice to be able to walk around in the evening without an escort. The rooms were definitely not as lavish as the camps and the tap water not being safe to brush your teeth in was a bit of a disconnect. I mean, I was just in the bush and the water there was better than the water in the city?!

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The River Club

Katherine Yates

5

Wonderful. I would go back at any time and highly recommend it. The location, accommodation, staff and food were all superb. The staff were so attentive - nothing was too much trouble.

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