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Livingstone hotels and places to stay

Simoonga Village Backpackers and Cafe
1 out of 5
simoonga primary and secondary school, simoonga Thandizani trust school, Livingstone, Southern Province
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The price is $34 per night
8.51 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"The manager was very welcoming. The place was clean, quite n a good vibe."…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2020

Simoonga Village Backpackers and Cafe
The River Club
5 out of 5
Farm 1519a, Nakatindi Road, Livingstone
The price is $863 per night
8.84 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (5 reviews)

"I loved everything about it! Charmaine was a high help in organizing our plans. Amy was on top of everything & making sure we keep to our schedule & Tom was always making sure we had whale needed to be comfortable! The owner, Peter, picked us up in his boat to deliver us to the hotel. Very special! ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2019

The River Club
Tongabezi Lodge
4 out of 5
Private Bag 31, Livingstone
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7.79 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Beautiful location, but rooms too rustic

"Our stay at Tongabezi was for five nights and it was a fun time due to the great surrounding area. However, the lodge was more rustic than we expected - our booked rooms (half time at Tongabezi and half time at Sindabezi) did not have enclosed bedrooms (i.e. the room had curtains at least for part ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2018

Tongabezi Lodge

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Chrismar Hotel Livingstone
4 out of 5
Plot 4035 Sichango Rd, Livingstone
The price is $154 per night
1.78 mi from city center
3.4/5 (65 reviews)

"the closeness to the park the cleanliness and the setting around the compound ,"…"

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2019

Chrismar Hotel Livingstone
Protea Hotel by Marriott Livingstone
3 out of 5
Plot 2110 Mosi-o-Tunya Road, Livingstone
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The price is $103 per night
2.34 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (211 reviews)

"The rooms were very clean and comfortable. The price was very reasonable."…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2019

Protea Hotel by Marriott Livingstone
Victoria Falls Waterfront
3 out of 5
Sichango Drive, Livingstone
The price is $49 per night
1.98 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (152 reviews)
Can't beat the Waterfront

"I have stayed at the Waterfront previously, and it maintains its lively and adventurous atmosphere, great service, reasonably priced good food and full bar, and its status as a one-stop shop for arranging all activities in the area. The location on the river is superb, the deck and bar area and pool ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Victoria Falls Waterfront
Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma
4 out of 5
Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, Livingstone
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4.2 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
"There's a hippo at reception"

"While enjoying sundowners by the river the bar man casually leaned over and said "there's a hippo at reception". Well, that's the kind of place Sussi & Chuma is… lodges in the tree tops with wildlife wandering below. Incredible! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The service is top, and the food ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2015

Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma
Avani Victoria Falls Resort
4 out of 5
Mosi-oa-Tunya Rd, Livingstone, Zambia
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4.98 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (192 reviews)

"Excellent location. Good food. Staff service ok. Needs a gym"…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Avani Victoria Falls Resort
aha The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa
4 out of 5
Riverside Drive, Off Sichango Road, Livingstone
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2.14 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (167 reviews)
Highly recommended

"Amazing place to stay. Great breakfast with huge variety of foods to choose from. Lunch and dinner menus reasonably priced with excellent choice. Outstandingly comfortable room overlooking the Zambezi. Woken up to sounds of hippos"…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

aha The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa
Maramba River Lodge
2.5 out of 5
Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone
The price is $74 per night
2.53 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (103 reviews)

"Many parts of Zambia suffer from loadshedding. Not this establishment. They have a quiet genset that all the difference. This is my favourite hotel in Livingstone. Excellent value for money. Bonaventure and Kelvin at the bar are always do entertaining."…"

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

Maramba River Lodge
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Visiting Livingstone

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Livingstone, and visitors give high marks for the beautiful waterfalls. This city also attracts tourists with its safari tours and riverfront.

  • There are 76 hotels and other accommodations in Livingstone
  • The closest major airport is in Livingstone (LVI), 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Victoria Falls (VFA), 16.4 mi (26.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Livingstone

Cultural venues in the city include Railway Museum, Livingstone Museum, and Maramba Cultural Museum. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the waterfalls and these places to visit: Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, Victoria Falls, and Devil's Pool. Going on safari is a top activity, and Livingstone Reptile Park is one place to visit.

In Livingstone, you'll be able to select from 76 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Here are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Ngoma Zanga Lodge - This 3.5-star lodge features 2 outdoor pools, free breakfast, and a restaurant. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its pool and helpful staff.
  • Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara - Our customers like the helpful staff at this hotel. This 5-star hotel features a winery, a full-service spa, and free breakfast.
  • Gloria's Bed and Breakfast - This 3-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its pool and helpful staff.

Dressing for Livingstone

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 91°F and the nighttime average to be 61°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 88°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • July through September averages 94°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 96°F during the day and 60°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Livingstone is 0.87 inches
  • Hottest months are usually October and November with an average temperature of 94°F, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 43°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Livingstone?
Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers a winery and a full-service spa. Reviews from our site also recommend Protea Hotel by Marriott Livingstone and Jollyboys Backpackers as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Livingstone, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best options available in Livingstone.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Livingstone?
To find more details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Livingstone, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Livingstone?
Based on reviews, Jollyboys Backpackers is a popular 3-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Fawlty Towers and Maramba River Lodge.
What's the best place to stay when traveling with kids to Livingstone?
Avani Victoria Falls Resort is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a kids’ club. Other choices for your stay with the kids include aha The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa and Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara. Attractions like Devil’s Pool and Livingstone Reptile Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation to Livingstone?
Aha The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features deep soaking bathtubs and private balconies. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Tongabezi Lodge and Chrismar Hotel Livingstone.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Livingstone?
Bushfront Lodge is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool for its human guests. Other good choices to stay with your pet include Oriental Swan Hotel Livingstone and White Rose Lodge.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park?
Victoria Falls Waterfront is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star lodge offers a marina and 2 outdoor pools. It’s located 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. Other good options within a few miles include aha The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa and Ngoma Zanga Lodge.
What about the best place to stay near Devil's Pool?
One of the top choices for your stay is Avani Victoria Falls Resort, located a short 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Devil’s Pool, and this 4-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 2 restaurants. Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara, located just 0.7 mi (1.1 km) away, is another good choice for your stay.
What's the best high-end hotel in Livingstone?
Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara is a 5-star hotel with a winery and a restaurant, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay. Aha The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa and Avani Victoria Falls Resort are other upscale choices for your vacation.
What are some accommodations with pools in Livingstone?
Avani Victoria Falls Resort is a popular 4-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, 2 restaurants, and a full-service spa. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Jollyboys Backpackers and Fawlty Towers.

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