The Ilala Lodge is ideally situated on the Zimbabwean side of the mighty Zambezi River; it is the closest hotel to the magnificent Victoria Falls. A secluded setting overlooking green lawns with periodic grazing wildlife and the bordering lush National Park vegetation, Ilala Lodge has views of the “smoke” of Victoria Falls. The Ilala Lodge boasts of its exceptional hospitality, cheerful service and its striking location.
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All the standard rooms are furnished with railway sleeper teak. With plenty of light from the patio doors, rooms lead onto either a communal garden or a balcony. All standard rooms feature two ¾ beds, en-suite bathrooms with a shower, bath and bathroom amenities, air-conditioning, fan and tea and coffee facilities.
The deluxe rooms are elegantly furnished with railway sleeper teak. The suites are located on the upper level and afford a spectacular view of the spray of the Victoria Falls. Guests are treated to nightly repose in an ultra-comfortable, king-size bed. An additional 3/4 twin bed is offered for either an extra adult of child, neatly tucked around the corner in its own private section of the room.
Each suite has its own separate lounge area with satellite TV, espresso coffee machine, as well as tea making facilities, air conditioning, fan, lounge suite, writing desk, mini bar fridge, room service, private patio with sliding doors that lead off the lounge. The bedroom contains a king-size 4 poster bed, clothes closet, hair dryer, safe, robe & slippers. En-suite bathroom with walk in shower, his & her basins and separate bath. Your own private patio with sliding doors leads off the bedroom with magnificent views of the sunrise over the mighty Victoria Falls.
The Standard Suites at Ilala Lodge Hotel are located on the top floor, with magnificent views over the gorgeous hotel grounds. Guests are treated to nightly repose in an ultra-comfortable, king-size bed. An additional 3/4 twin bed is offered for either an extra adult or child, and is neatly tucked around the corner in a private section of the room. The spacious suites open onto a private balcony where guests can view the spray from the majestic Victoria Falls. Comfortable chairs on the balcony allow for a space to enjoy peace and privacy.
Ilala Lodge offers guests the locally famous Palm Restaurant, where breakfast, lunch, and dinner is served daily. The menus are a la Carte and guests can eat indoors in the restaurant or on the palm terrace, weather permitting. Let the chef know if you have any dietary restrictions, and his dedicated team will be happy to accommodate your needs.
The beauty of the Victoria Falls region of Zimbabwe is that there are a wide variety of activities for visitors to enjoy. Some activities that guest staying at Ilala Lodge can enjoy include bush walks, game drives, interactive drumming, river cruises, fishing, canoe safaris, elephant safaris, golf, historical tours, para-sailing, horseback riding, quad biking, dancing, bungee jumping, rafting and village tours.