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4.3 / 5Very Good
183 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Victoria Falls Field Museum
    15 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Victoria Falls Bridge
    19 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Devil's Pool
    2 min drive
  • Airport
    Livingstone (LVI)
    16 min drive

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  • AVANI Room

    Room Amenities

    • 258 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Family Room

    Room Amenities

    • 258 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
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  • AVANI Suite

    Room Amenities

    • 278 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
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  • AVANI Superior Room

    Room Amenities

    • 258 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
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About this area


Located in Livingstone, Avani Victoria Falls Resort is in the historical district and on the riverwalk. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Victoria Falls and Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, while Victoria Falls Field Museum and Maramba Cultural Museum are cultural highlights. Travelling with kids? Consider Devil's Pool and Livingstone Reptile Park.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Victoria Falls - 7 min walk
  • Victoria Falls Field Museum - 15 min walk
  • Victoria Falls Bridge - 19 min walk
  • Devil's Pool - 2 min drive
  • Livingstone Reptile Park - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Livingstone (LVI) - 20 min drive


  • Where to eat
  • Theatre of Food – Poolside restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast and dinner daily.
  • AVANI Pool Bar & Grill – Poolside restaurant with a bar offering pizza. Serves lunch, dinner and light fare daily.
  • Monkey Tree – Garden-view restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves dinner. Reservations required.
  • Royal Livingstone – Garden-view restaurant with a bar offering international cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner daily. Reservations required.

About this property

Avani Victoria Falls Resort

Family-friendly hotel connected to the convention centre in Livingstone with 2 restaurants
Along with 2 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, a poolside bar and massage/treatment rooms. All 212 shared rooms feature free WiFi and room service. Conveniences include fridges and coffee makers, and guests will appreciate thoughtful touches such as pillow menus and slippers.
Avani Victoria Falls Resort offers 212 forms of shared accommodation with air conditioning, a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. A pillow menu is available. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower, slippers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.
This Livingstone hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in July 2015.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

Free buffet breakfast available daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM
2 restaurants
1 poolside bar and 1 bar
Room service available

Things to do

Full-service spa
Horse riding/hire
Outdoor pool

Family friendly

Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Children's club (surcharge)
Dry-cleaning service
Free cots/infant beds
In-room childcare (surcharge)
Laundry facilities
Outdoor pool
Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)


ATM/banking services
Banquet hall
Gift shop/newsstand
No lifts

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Hair salon
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken


Business services

Business centre
Meeting rooms
Conference space


Picnic area
Pool sunloungers
Pool umbrellas


3 treatment rooms
Body scrubs
Body wraps
Couples treatment room(s)
Manicures and pedicures
Massage - deep-tissue
Massage - swedish
Massage/treatment rooms
Outdoor treatment areas
Spa open daily


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Air conditioning
Free cots/infant beds
Pillow menu
Portable fan


Free toiletries
Separate bathtub and shower


41-inch TV
TV/satellite channels
premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Electric kettle
Free bottled water

Outdoor space

Furnished balcony or patio


Connecting rooms available
In-room massage
Shared accommodations



Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

  • 24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


  • No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding. Children may not be eligible for complimentary breakfast.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Property payment types

American Express
Diners Club

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: ZMW 402.50
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: ZMW 200.00 (from 3 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: ZMW 600.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: ZMW 300.00 (from 3 to 12 years old)
  • A 1.5 per cent tourism fee will be charged
  • Destination fee: ZMW40 per person, per night. This fee does not apply to children under 1 year of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZMW 220 per person (one way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. No pets or service animals are allowed at this property.

Property is also known as

  • Zambezi Sun Livingstone
  • Zambezi Sun Hotel Livingstone

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Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness

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

Stayed 5 nights in Feb. 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

For hotel of this size the restaurant for most nights was the pool bar which had a limited menu and was outside seating in the rainy season. Also some nights there was local drumming entertainment in the pool bar which was very load and went on far to long.

Stayed 5 nights in Feb. 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The room was okay. But needs to get update. The people that working in the hotel are excellent very nice and pleasant. FYI in one time I need a Taxi to the bridge between Zambia to Zimbabwe it was raining the hotel told me $20.00. We got are transport from different company to Airport for $30. And the 25 minutes.

Stayed 2 nights in Jan. 2020

5/5 Excellent

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    Stayed 6 nights in Dec. 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The location was great with easy access to Victoria Falls. There were a lot of animals that made the experience unique.

    Stayed 3 nights in Dec. 2019

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