Ilala Lodge

Exudes a colonial atmosphere blended with a theme of African adventure

Ilala Lodge provides distinguished yet affordable boutique Victoria Falls hotel accommodation in gracious and secluded surrounds. Situated on the Zimbabwe side of the mighty Zambezi River, Ilala Lodge is the closest hotel to the magnificent falls. Guests are within easy walking distance of the falls and the Victoria Falls town center. This makes it the perfect base from which to embark on a voyage of discovery in one of Africa’s favorite destinations. Here, historical sites, culinary experimentation and a host of activities in pristine natural surroundings are within your reach.

This hotel features just 34 rooms with personalized service. The decor evokes an era of early adventure and the quest for discovery in Africa. All the communal guest areas exude a colonial atmosphere with antiques and unusual prints which continue the theme of African adventure and sophisticated indulgence from times gone by. The rooms come in a variety of configurations to suit your individual needs, ranging from Standard Twin to Deluxe King Suites. All rooms are spacious and decorated in muted tones, teak furniture and soft furnishings in creams and soft browns complimented by comfortable beds and tranquil views. The en-suite bathrooms are in shades of grey and white for restful repose in the large bathtub or the refreshing shower.

The Lodge’s two onsite restaurants, The Palm Restaurant and Kubika, will satisfy all your culinary cravings with glorious buffet breakfasts and a la carte menus offering Moroccan themed dishes and international versions of local delicacies. Guests may dine inside in elegant splendor or on the patio overlooking magnificent nature and gorgeous gardens. Wild animals, such as warthog and impala, often graze on the hotel lawns. From the restaurant, diners can often see and hear the majestic roar of “the smoke that thunders” in the background while enjoying Zimbabwe’s finest a la carte cuisine.

Ilala Lodge invites you to discover exceptional hospitality and cheerful service, perfectly located in the warm and inviting heart of Victoria Falls. It’s the perfect base from which to explore one of the World’s Seven Natural Wonders.

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