Shongwe Lookout

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Outdoor pool
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, soundproofing
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, soundproofing
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, soundproofing

Overview of Shongwe Lookout

Shongwe Lookout

3.0 star property
3-star lodge in Victoria Falls with outdoor pool and restaurant

9.6/10 Exceptional

17 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
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Mopane St, Victoria Falls, Matabeleland North Province
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
  • Water dispenser
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Victoria Falls National Park - 5 min drive
  • Victoria Falls - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Victoria Falls (VFA) - 20 min drive
  • Livingstone (LVI) - 60 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Shongwe Lookout

3-star lodge
Free full breakfast, a roundtrip airport shuttle, and a poolside bar are just a few of the amenities provided at Shongwe Lookout. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a terrace and a coffee shop/cafe.
You'll also find perks like:
  • An outdoor pool
  • Free self parking
  • A front desk safe, coffee/tea in the lobby, and a TV in the lobby
  • Smoke-free premises, free newspapers, and barbecue grills
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the helpful staff
Room features
All guestrooms at Shongwe Lookout feature perks such as laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning, as well as amenities like free WiFi and safes.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with rainfall showers, bathrooms, and partially open bathrooms
  • Electric kettles, ceiling fans, and daily housekeeping

Languages

English, French

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 23 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • 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
  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children (3 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Onsite parking limited

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 6:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Water dispenser

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Languages

  • English
  • French

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Electric kettle

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 2.0 per person, per night
  • Shuttle transfer per adult: USD 17 (one-way)
  • Shuttle transfer per child: USD 17 (one-way), (up to 12 years old)

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 20 per person (one-way)
  • Laundry facilities are available for an extra charge of USD 5 per day

Children & extra beds

  • Airport shuttle service for children up to age 3 costs USD 10 (one-way)
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).

Policies

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.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available.

Also known as

Shongwe Lookout Lodge Victoria Falls
Shongwe Lookout Lodge
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Victoria Falls Shongwe Lookout Lodge
Lodge Shongwe Lookout
Shongwe Lookout Victoria Falls
Shongwe Lookout Lodge
Shongwe Lookout Victoria Falls
Shongwe Lookout Lodge Victoria Falls

Frequently asked questions

Does Shongwe Lookout offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Shongwe Lookout does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Shongwe Lookout?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Shongwe Lookout?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Shongwe Lookout?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Shongwe Lookout?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Shongwe Lookout?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 20 per person one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Shongwe Lookout?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Shongwe Lookout and nearby?
Shongwe Lookout has an outdoor pool and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Shongwe Lookout?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show (12-min walk), The Rainforest Cafe (2 mi), and Wild Horizons (2.8 mi).
Does Shongwe Lookout have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.

Overall score and ratings

9.6

Exceptional

9.6/10

Cleanliness

9.8/10

Staff & service

9.3/10

Amenities

9.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

10.0/10

Eco-friendliness

8/10 Very good

Its homely, felt safe and liked the beautiful well manicured gardens. The rooms are spacious. The place is ideal for those who have a great taste for nature and those who love a breath of fresh air
Patricia, 3-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Carl, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Loved it!
We loved our stay at Shongwe. It was beautiful, and the food was amazing.
Brittany, 1-night business trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Small boutique lodge with 5* service & facilities. Lovely friendly/accommodating staff
Peter, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

3-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

The staff are great and the grounds are beautiful. The pool is a bit smaller than the pics make it seem but still lovely.
Amber, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

The hotel did not meet my expectations. Too expensive & buffet breakfast not so good
1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Greg, 4-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great staff took care of us during a birthday trip. Super advice for our time in avid Falls.
Jay, 5-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

WindyCity
Shongwe experience was great! Great hotel, food and vibes. Would stay again!
2-night trip with friends
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