The Royal Livingstone Hotel

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On the forested banks of the great Zambezi River, upstream of the mighty Victoria Falls where it thunders into the Batoka Gorge, is The 5 * Royal Livingstone Hotel. Indeed, it is so close that the waterfall's spray can be viewed right from the hotel veranda, the edge of the falls can be seen from the Sun Deck and there is direct access to the world wonder from the hotel grounds. As the Royal Livingstone is located in the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park you may also be surprised to encounter zebra or impala grazing on the hotel's manicured lawns.

The hotel's luxurious colonial decor is present throughout the 173 spacious rooms along the river bank including 3 luxury suites and a Presidential Suite. All rooms en-suite guestrooms have their own private veranda, stretched along the river bank. The main hotel is a sequence of thatch-roofed buildings and incorporates the lounge, restaurant and bar. The swimming pool visually links the river with the terraces of the hotel.

How to get to The Royal Livingstone Hotel

The Royal Livingstone is approximately a 15 minute road transfer from Livingstone and an approximately 1h50 minute road/boat transfer from Kasane in Botswana.

Activities at The Royal Livingstone Hotel

In the area at an additional charge activities include sunset cruises, helicopter flights, micro-lighting, canoeing, jet boating, elephant back safaris and white water rafting. These all can be booked at the hotel Daily Activity centre.

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The Royal Livingstone Hotel Reviews

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Client Score: 4.7 out of 5 based on 26 reviews 4.5 View more reviews
The Royal Livingstone Hotel

Anonymous

4

Final stop a luxurious experience, a little more impersonal that the lodges, but due to size of the organisation. Restaurant meals were particularly good, and another discovery of a hairdryer in the room!!!

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The Royal Livingstone Hotel

Thomas & Katharine Murphy

4

Great place to arrive and decompress. Waking up to hippos honking on the Mighty Zambezi, and zebra grazing on the grass outside was a pretty amazing way to start the day.

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The Royal Livingstone Hotel

John and Susan Salmon

5

It was a real treat to check in there, and indulge in the luxury after being on the mobile safari. The location was fantastic on the banks of the mighty Zambezi, so close to the Falls. We felt that the constant buzz of the helicopters and microlites detracted from the peace of the location. We enjoyed the sunset cruise on the River Queen

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Selected Itineraries

Our favorite itineraries that visit The Royal Livingstone Hotel

All Zambia Itineraries
Elephants in the River

Victoria Falls and Okavango Delta Journey

Days
7
Cost Per Person
From $5,370 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Botswana
Zambia
Locations
Okavango Delta, Livingstone & Victoria Falls
Guided trails by Dana Allen

Footsteps of Livingstone, Victoria Falls and Canoeing Safari Holiday

Days
9
Cost Per Person
From $6,130 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Zimbabwe
Locations
Livingstone & Victoria Falls, Mana Pools National Park
Stanley's Safari Lodge vic falls

Livingstone, Kruger and Mozambique Holiday

Days
15
Cost Per Person
From $7,710 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Mozambique
South Africa
Zambia
Locations
Livingstone & Victoria Falls, Bazaruto Archipelago, Sabi Sands
Elephant sighting from canoe by Mike Myers

Zimbabwe Falls and Canoeing Holiday

Days
9
Cost Per Person
From $6,130 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Zimbabwe
Locations
Livingstone & Victoria Falls, Mana Pools National Park