• Swimming pool

The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara

The ultimate in African opulence

With the dramatic torrent of the Victoria Falls as its natural backdrop, the Royal Livingstone is ideally situated in the 46-hectares of Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Wildlife Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The falls are only a 15 minute walk from the hotel and can be accessed via the hotel’s own private entrance for your unlimited use. Head to this magnificent sight or enjoy the hotel’s opulent accommodation and wondrous surrounds, the hotel itself is set on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River over which the swimming pool looks. Relax by the pool with a drink from the bar and admire the magnificent views or relax in a hammock by the water’s edge. Alternatively, indulge in a spa treatment or work out in the gym for a rejuvenating stay. With fine dining venues and fantastic views from the sundeck overlooking the Zambezi, this stylish hotel is the ideal choice for the discerning traveller.

Hayes & Jarvis Rating

Guide Price

 £1,419  per person
Hotel Category
Luxury
Location Type
Away from it all
TripAdvisor Review
Tripadvisor rating 1382 Reviews
a large waterfall in a forest

Hotel highlights

  • Victoria Falls backdrop and private entrance
  • Pampering spa
  • Swimming pool with views over the river
  • View wildlife from aboard the luxrious Royal Livingstone Express

Hotel Features

General Information

  • Check-in Time:
    14:00
  • Check-out Time:
    11:00
  • 173 rooms
  • Floors do not have lift access

Main Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • H&J Recommended
  • Iconic
  • Luxury Collection

Board Basis Options

  • Bed & Breakfast

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara

  • Away from it all
  • Approx. 30 mins from Livingstone airport
1382 Reviews 85% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 935
  • Very Good 287
  • Average 103
  • Poor 34
  • Terrible 23

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Nov 06, 2019

Beautiful settings

Wilmington, Massachusetts

We spent 2 nights in this hotel and liked it a lot. The room was luxurious and very comfortable, the bathroom a little bit dated but very clean with tub and large shower. The hotel is spreading on a large park along the Zambeze river, you san see the steam from the Victoria Falls a little further. At sunset the view is magnificent and you can hear the hippos that come very close to the deck. In the park you have giraffes, zebras, impalas and lots of baboons who come making a mess on the balconies. The staff is very welcoming : they sing and dance at your arrival and very useful. There is also a beautiful pool. The restaurant is good, breakfast plentiful. From the hotel you can walk to the falls on the Zambien side where they are not the best. You have to go across the river to the Zimbabway side to see them. You can walk as we did but I would recommend taking a taxi. We really liked that place and I highly recommend it.
Nov 05, 2019

Amazing and Wonderful Place! In a National Park!!

San Diego, California

The hospitality was amazing and real! To Towela and the amazingly talented and happy people who sang and danced to greet us: Thank you for giving us such a treasured experience. Henry and Benjamin were very helpful, friendly, and knowledgeable about whatever we may have needed, and happily showed up just at the right moment! There are many excursions such as river boat trips or helicopter views of the falls. The townspeople were all friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable making it a very meaningful visit.
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The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara

Facilities

a table topped with a blue umbrella

Swimming Pool

The swimming pool overlooks the falls and river offering breath taking views. Relax by its side on a sun lounger with a drink in hand.

a man sitting on a table

Spa

Indulge in the beauty of your natural surroundings while you are pampered inside a tented gazebo overlooking the Zambezi River at the hotel's spa. For your convenience, treatments in the comfort of your Royal Livingstone hotel room can also be enjoyed.

The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara

Room Types

Luxury Room

The Royal Livingstone Luxury Rooms reflect the textures and moods of the majestic Zambezi river. These luxuriously furnished rooms are fitted with king size beds (or twin beds) and Victorian style en-suite bathrooms. A private veranda completes the deluxe appeal of the room, as does the adjustable air-conditioning and heating, personal safety deposit boxes, colour TV, telephone, electric shaver plug (110 volts AC, 50 cycles) and 24 hour room service. Interleading rooms available on request.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Butler Service
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Suite

The Royal Livingstone Suites extend a superior exhibition of style and elegance to their guests, via classic and luxurious décor. These suites incorporate the natural textures of the surrounding Zambezi environment, with impeccable furnishings such as a king sized bed and Victorian style en-suite bathroom, dressing area, separate lounge, wet bar and private veranda. The suite offers adjustable air-conditioning and heating, personal safety deposit boxes, colour TV, telephone, electric shaver plug (110 volts AC, 50 cycles) and 24 hour room service.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Butler Service
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Safe
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Presidential Suite

The Presidential Suite at The Royal Livingstone is a testament to the immaculate class and style that is so prevalent throughout the hotel. The luxuriously appointed suite consists of a king sized bed, a Victorian style en-suite bathroom with a Victorian tub, twin vanities and walk in shower. Other luxury features include a dressing area, separate lounge, dining area and a private veranda, as well as adjustable air-conditioning and heating, personal safety deposit boxes, colour TV, telephone, electric shaver plug (110 volts AC, 50 cycles) and 24 hour room service.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Safe
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara

Food & Drink

Sun deck

The Two Sundecks

The two sundecks overlooking the Zambezi River at The Royal Livingstone make the perfect setting in which to have sundowners, as the sun slips gently into the mist of the thundering falls.

a living room filled with furniture and vase on a table

High Tea

The tradition of High Tea is celebrated daily at the Royal Livingstone Hotel. Enjoy a selection of scrumptious cakes and if you only choose one, make sure to sample the Royal Livingstone Hotel's famous carrot cake.

Dining Room

The Royal Livingstone Dining Room

The Royal Livingstone Dining Room will feed your soul and your stomach. Indulge in fine African inspired cuisine and soak up the historical ambiance of the glorious setting. Indoor tables offer a more intimate dining experience, while those outside bring to life the sights and sounds of an African day.

Romantic ambience

Monkey Tree Restaurant

Enjoy a unique, 5-star candlelit dinner under the shade of the monkey tree canopy and enjoy a romantic location and fine cuisine.

Lounge

The Lounge and Travellers Bar

The Lounge and Travellers Bar caters for high teas and drinks against a backdrop of grand paintings of David Livingstone and decor harking back to an age of exploration and adventure. High Tea is served every day at 15h00 and it's simply unmissable.

Board Basis Options

Bed & Breakfast

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