Ilala Lodge is a friendly small hotel which is the closest hotel to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. The National Park borders the front of property and wild animals often graze on the hotel lawns with the spray of the falls in the background. The Victoria Falls are just an easy walk away, as is the town with its array of adventure activities on offer.
There are 56 pleasant rooms spread out on two levels and several can be reconfigured to suit your needs. 32 are standard rooms, furnished with railway teak furniture on the lower level which lead out onto the well-kept gardens where you might see warthogs and hippos grazing. The two standard suites which have a private balcony and can accommodate an extra bed for children or even a young adult, in its own alcove area of the suite.
20 deluxe rooms are in the new wing, each with a private patio with views of the magnificent Victoria Falls. Note that the deluxe rooms are en suite with walk in shower only. Here you’ll also find 2 executive suites with a full en suite bathroom with walk in shower and bath, private patio, separate lounge and bedroom. All rooms have air conditioning, overhead fan, tea and coffee facilities, hair dryer, small safe and satellite TV.
Ilala Lodge facilities & activities
Facilities at Ilala Lodge include a charming swimming pool, pool bar and a la carte restaurant, The Palms which is known for its good food. You can also choose to dine al fresco and enjoy the views of the beautiful gardens and natural surroundings.
There are many activities to keep you entertained at Victoria Falls from high adrenalin adventure like zip lining and white-water rafting, to more sedate pastimes like a river cruise, fishing or elephant-back safaris.