Ilala Lodge Hotel

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas
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Overview of Ilala Lodge Hotel

Ilala Lodge Hotel

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Victoria Falls with outdoor pool and restaurant

9.0/10 Superb

77 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
Map
Area A8, Victoria Falls
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Snack bar/deli
  • ATM/banking services
For families
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • 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

  • In a national park
  • Victoria Falls National Park - 1 min drive
  • Victoria Falls - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Livingstone (LVI) - 18 min drive
  • Victoria Falls (VFA) - 21 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Ilala Lodge Hotel

4-star eco-friendly hotel in a national park
Consider a stay at Ilala Lodge Hotel and take advantage of free cooked-to-order breakfast, a roundtrip airport shuttle, and a poolside bar. Treat yourself to a massage or other spa services. The onsite restaurant, The Cassia Restaurant, features Modern European cuisine and al fresco dining. In addition to a terrace and a garden, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also find perks like:
  • An outdoor pool with pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking
  • Tour/ticket assistance, smoke-free premises, and ATM/banking services
  • Concierge services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage
  • Guest reviews speak well of the helpful staff and proximity to shopping
Room features
All guestrooms at Ilala Lodge Hotel have perks such as premium bedding and air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi and safes. Guests reviews say good things about the comfortable rooms at the property.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with separate tubs/showers and free toiletries
  • Coffee/tea makers, daily housekeeping, and electrical adapters/chargers

Languages

English

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

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
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
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 73 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 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
  • 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

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

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast each morning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Safari nearby
  • Rafting nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1984
  • ATM/banking
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 42-inch LED TV

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

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

Special features

Dining

The Cassia Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in Modern European cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 34 per person (one-way)

Children & extra beds

  • Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 4 and 12 costs USD 18 (one-way)

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.

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

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

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.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Ilala
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Ilala Lodge Hotel Victoria Falls
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Frequently asked questions

Does Ilala Lodge Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Ilala Lodge Hotel 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.
How much does it cost to stay at Ilala Lodge Hotel?
As of 18 Aug 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Ilala Lodge Hotel on 20 Aug 2022 start from CA $450, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Ilala Lodge Hotel?
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 Ilala Lodge Hotel?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Ilala Lodge Hotel?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Ilala Lodge Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Ilala Lodge Hotel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 34 per person one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Ilala Lodge Hotel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Ilala Lodge Hotel and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like boat tours and rafting. Additional recreation nearby includes game drives, game viewing, and safari tours. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Ilala Lodge Hotel?
Yes, The Cassia Restaurant offers alfresco dining and Modern European cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Mama Africa (4-min walk), The River Brewing Company (4-min walk), and Shearwater Cafe (5-min walk).
What's the area around Ilala Lodge Hotel like?
Ilala Lodge Hotel is a short 1-minute walk from Victoria Falls National Park and 11 minutes' walk from Victoria Falls. The local area is walkable and popular with nature enthusiasts.

Overall score and ratings

9.0

Superb

9.1/10

Cleanliness

9.0/10

Staff & service

10.0/10

Amenities

8.8/10

Property conditions & facilities

10.0/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Nice room, clean facilities and great breakfast and bar during the evenings.
William, 1-night trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Stunning spot with a great atmosphere.
Peter, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

WOW Wonderful stay.
This is a fantastic place to stay. Staff is great! Rooms spacious. View out the window or from our deck is wonderful and we see wildlife up close. Today we saw a mother warthog and her three babies.Wonderful experience. Recommend it highly.
Leigh, 3-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Loved our stay here. Lovely architecture, friendly helpful staff, excellent food, comfortable accommodation and right in the Wild. Frequent animal visitors
Eric, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The rooms all have views, there is a wonderful restaurant with both indoor and outdoor dining available, the grounds are beautiful, the common areas are large and a there is a very nice outdoor pool and bar. This lodge is centrally located to Victoria Falls and downtown shopping. Ilala Lodge was an added bonus to our trip to the Falls!
Jude, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Closest hotel to Victoria falls. Comfortable helpful staff
1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great hotel. Wonderful location with easy access to Victoria Falls.
Scott, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

A wonderful position in the town and close to walk to shops and the Falls. The hotel is stylish and set within beautiful gardens. It is well presented with and the open air dining is wonderful. The only improvement cold be the quality of the meat served at dinner
2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Tjasa, 4-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review