ROYAL LIVINGSTONE - ZAMBIA

WHERE THE SMOKE THUNDERS
ROYAL LIVINGSTONE RESORT

Royal Livingstone Resort - Zambia - Victoria falls - www.classicencounters.com

Named after the intrepid explorer Dr David Livingstone, The Royal Livingstone will immerse you in the romance and style of a bygone era. Bathed in the shade of Acacia trees, the bush blends perfectly with luxurious living.

Architecturally, the buildings take their cue from African resonances. The Royal Livingstone Hotel, stretches luxuriously along the banks of the Zambezi River. The Hotel consists of a series of 17 colonial-style buildings, with deep verandas, set amidst indigenous trees and plants. The main hotel is a sequence of thatch-roofed buildings, most African in their influence, and incorporates the lounge, restaurant and bar. A classic swimming pool visually links the waters of the river with the terraces of the hotel, with a sweeping timber deck planted in the swirling water of the Zambezi.

The reception area is framed by a classic courtyard featuring a fountain and exuding the aroma of herbs from the interior gardens. Overhead, wooden fans cool the charged atmosphere. The resort's deep, shaded verandah, offers an uninterrupted view of the Zambezi River and is the ideal place to curl up with a book discovered in the well-stocked library. The lounge is filled with original artwork depicting scenes of David Livingstone's great African adventures.

arrow Luxury - luxuriate in the sophisticated harmony of antique and ethnic décor, superb cuisine and personalized service. Every detail of this 5-star luxury hotel captures the opulence and elegance of times gone by.

Location - with its unique Zambezi River frontage there’s no better place to contemplate the unrivalled majesty of the Victoria Falls in peace and contentment than the Royal Livingstone.

Peace for Parents - while parents are rejuvenating body and soul, children are welcome to experience the delights and surprises offered by the ‘happy hippo club’ located at the Zambezi Sun.

Royal Livingstone - General Information

24-hour room service is available with a butler at your service between 07:00 and 23:00 every day. Your butler will manage your room service, organize valet and laundry, shoe polishing, call for your golf cart to move you about the resort in comfort and be available for all your other needs. In keeping with the hotel’s 5-star services, there is a hairstylist on the premises. Manicures and pedicures can be arranged in-room and massages may either be enjoyed at a special facility around the pool, with a view over the river, or in the privacy of your room.

Royal Livingstone - Rooms

Curved seductively against the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, the Royal Livingstone Hotel comprises 173 spacious en-suite guestrooms: 118 with twin beds, and 49 with king-size beds, each with its own private verandah, stretched along the river bank in a series of private villas. Three suites offer a separate lounge and bedroom, while the Presidential Suite offers an additional, optional separate bedroom. Two rooms are equipped with paraplegic facilities.

All guestrooms are luxuriously furnished, with freshly cut flowers, crisp white linen and large comfortable beds. Each room has satellite television, a minibar, minisafe, telephone, as well as tea and coffee-making facilities. Bathrooms feature spacious showers and Victorian baths. All guestrooms are air-conditioned, providing the perfect sanctuary to retire to, after a day spent exploring the mysteries and challenges of this remarkable place.

Royal Livingstone - Dining

Enjoy leisurely breakfasts or ‘alfresco’ lunches on the verandah overlooking the rolling lawns and the mighty Zambezi River. Traditional High Tea is served daily in the lounge under the watchful eye of Dr David Livingstone himself. As the day fades and the lengthening shadows bring cool relief, you can wander down to the sundeck to marvel at the grand sweep of the watery horizon burnt gold by the sinking sun, whilst sipping sundowners in the most romantic of settings.

Later on, as millions of tiny silver lights garland the dome of the night sky, it’s time to treat yourself to a romantic, private dinner on your balcony. Or you can dine in the hotel dining room where you’ll find a combination of old-world savoir-faire and contemporary sophistication. Special candle-lit dinners can be arranged under the star-studded skies for honeymooners and guests who celebrate anniversaries and other special occasions.

Only footsteps from the Zambezi River, the rooms and suites offer a tranquil retreat from the unconstrained beauty of their surroundings. The Royal Livingstone, is a 5-star, 173-roomed luxury hotel. The rooms are two-storey clusters and each cluster comprises approximately 10 en-suite air-conditioned rooms, offering private balconies or terraces. Interior furnishings accentuate the influences of Africa translated into a cultured sumptuousness that reflects the essence of African Bush life. Natural light invades the bathrooms, as the luxurious sized showers allow natural light to filter through a milk-glass window.

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Royal Livingstone Resort - Zambia - Victoria falls - www.classicencounters.com

Royal Livingstone Resort - Zambia - Victoria falls - www.classicencounters.com

Royal Livingstone Resort - Zambia - Victoria falls - www.classicencounters.com

Royal Livingstone Resort - Zambia - Victoria falls - www.classicencounters.com

Royal Livingstone Resort - Zambia - Victoria falls - www.classicencounters.com

 

EXCURSIONS

VICTORIA FALLS

ROUTE OF THE AFRICAN SUN

COMBINE A SAFARI