The Royal Livingstone

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.

 

The Royal Livingstone, Zambia The Royal Livingstone, Zambia The Royal Livingstone, Zambia

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. 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.

Standard Room Features 113 Standard Twin Rooms Twin beds alongside each other Private veranda Butler service Satellite TV Radio and video Coffee and tea-making facilities Mini-bar Mini-safe Telephone with message/wake-up/voice-mail facilities Dry-cleaning & Laundry Babysitting service 24 hour room service Activities The innate heritage of the land offers guests; nail-biting experiences ranging from water-rafting to bungee jumping, a paradise for wildlife lovers with daily land and water safaris, and exceptional angling and fly-fishing. This magnificent Falls Resort allows you the chance to be at one with the uninhibited majesty of the Victoria Falls, a time to regroup, to find your inner core and to leave enriched and empowered, promising to return.

Casino Exhilaration of a different kind is to be found at the slot casino, where a total of 77 slot machines tempt those with a taste for chance. Up to the minute smart-card technology operates the machines. Smart cards give players coinless playing time. The card, having been credited with the amount of money the player requires, is inserted in the slot to be played, and the game begins. A comfortable bar provides drinks, tea and coffee. Swimming The poolside beckons and the service is superior. There are a variety of poolside activities at the Zambezi Sun that encourage guests to venture towards its azure blue depths. The huge free-form pool meanders round a pavilion restaurant and an outdoor bandstand and dance floor. An established group entertain guests with soft jazz, blues and impromptu pop music. The pool deck is also the scene of more formal occasions such as cocktail receptions and alfresco dining. The Royal Salon - International Hair and Beauty The salon is located adjacent to the reception area of the Royal Livingstone Hotel. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the mighty Zambezi River while having a luxurious outdoor body massage or sit back and enjoy the healing power of a magnificent foot massage while relaxing next to the swimming pool.

Try any of our internationally renowned hair and beauty services: paraffin wax manicures and pedicures, personalised facials, hair removal, hair care for ladies and gents. Food The food served in the restaurants of the Royal Livingstone and Zambezi Sun are inspired by the mixed influences of Africa and the results are a culinary exploration garnered from the many different cultures that prevail in this diverse and delightful continent. In designing the menus our Chefs were struck by the notion that David Livingstone had, in his explorations of Africa, experienced the widest diversity of food the continent had to offer. The Livingstone Dining Room Dress - Smart Capacity - 130 seats in the main dining room, with a further 30 on the veranda and 80 outside. The ? la carte restaurant seats 140 diners, and is delightful mixture of modern sophistication and old worldly style.

The menus at the Royal Livingstone read like an African folk legend. The mezze presented tableside on Ku'omboko Canoe Trays offer Za'alouk salad and Carpaccio of Nile Perch. There are 11 items on this tray including mint tabbouleh and a plantain and green banana salad, sweetwater marinated prawn tails and coriander marinated mushrooms. An alternative or in addition to the cold mezze are Warm Kemia such as Minced Herbed Kofta in Capsicum and Tomato Sauce, Coconut and Lemongrass Marinated Chicken Sate, and Plantain, Chili and Polenta Fritters, or a Terrine of Marinated Wild Boar with Cumberland Sauce. On the main a la carte menu is a dazzling array of dishes from the river and ocean. They include Oven Roasted Zambezi Bream served with a Chili, Onion and Tomato Sambal and Cornmeal Dumplings, or a catch of the day cooked in a Cataplan - like a Papiliotte - with white wine, onions, tomato and King Prawns. Bush and game fare includes warthog and wild boar cutlets marinated and grilled with a poivrade game sauce, or Sizzling Kudu - filleted strips with ginger and garlic, green beans and sweet potato fries. The Lounge The lounge is warm and comfortable and offers light refreshments, a wide selection of teas, coffees and pastries. High Tea is served on certain days (Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

 

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