Ilala Lodge - Rates from USD 100

Ilala Lodge offers 32 standard rooms and 2 deluxe suites. All rooms have en suite bathroom with separate shower, air conditioning, overhead fan, satellite TV and have individual coffee and tea facilities.

The rooms are spacious with railway sleeper teak furnishings and patio doors leading onto either open lawn or a balcony where you are afforded a view of the spray of the falls from the upper level rooms.

Standard Room
All standard rooms at Ilala Lodge have got 2 x ¾ beds in a spacious room that is decorated by railway teak.  Each room has got an en-suite bathroom all with complimentary soaps , shampoos and conditioners.  The bathroom comes standard  with a bath , shower and toilet. Standard in each room is an airconditioning unit that ensures guests have a cool retreat to relax in from the heat of the day and overhead is a fan if it is needed. There are french doors in each room that open up to a communal garden.   Bottled water is provided for in each of the rooms as well as a kettle for the  tea and coffee provided. There is ample in build closet space that will provide a place for guest to put their clothing and personal effects, including a safe to lock away valuables.

Deluxe Suites
Deluxe suites are styled in exactly the same way as the standard suites , with railway teak desks and décor , but they all have a king size bed in each suite.  They all have got an ensuite bathroom and have a shower, bath and toilet in all the suites.  Each suite has got a balcony where guests can enjoy some quiet time on the comfortable chairs and table provided.  There is a coffee and tea station provided along with the bottled water. These suites are bigger than the standard rooms and are more intimate that the standard rooms.

Palm Restaurant
A warm welcome awaits you at our world class a la carte Palm Restaurant, where breakfast lunch and dinner is served daily. We offer superb cuisine while you relax and enjoy the atmosphere of the gracious surrounds. Dining outside under the African night sky amidst the sound of the mighty waterfall makes for an unforgettably romantic evening.

Pool and Cocktail Bar
After the day's activites you may cool off with a couple of delicious cocktails at our private bar and pool area.

Ilala Lodge offers the following facilities for hotel guests.
•Satellite TV
•Inhouse Tour Operator
•Small Conference Facilities
•Room Tea & Coffee Facilities
•24 hour wireless internet and email facilities
•24 hour security in and around the hotel
•Fax/Photocopying services available
•Porter service and secure luggage storage
Our friendly staff are always at your service and will be happy to tailor-make your activites schedule. This may include a guided tour of the Victoria falls and Rain forest, an entertaining, educational trip to the famous Crocodile farm and Nature Sanctuary, or luxury evening cruise on the river

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Price Range and Payments PRICE RANG : USD 107 - 244 ( PPPN)
Payment on-site can be made in USD, both in Cash or with a Credit / Debit Card.
USD is the official currency in Zimbabwe today.

Minimum Deposit is 30 % , remaining balance can be paid on arrival. Payment can also be made in full, at the time when the deposit is payable.

Mode of payment acceptable are Cash, Bank Transfer or Credit Card. ( MASTER / VISA / AMEX / DINERS ).

Each Enquiry will be responded to with an offer or a decline message. An offer which has been accepted by the traveler will be printable, together with the payment instruction. Please, make sure a booking confirmation is always received after payments are fully made.
Services Included in the Price INCLUDED
Included in our standard rate, are full breakfast, tea and coffee in the room.
How to get to us. AIRPORT TRANSFER
Transfer between the Airport and Victoria Falls Town and Ilala Lodge can be organised on request..

Ilala Lodge is located in the center of all services available, and within walking distance to and from the Victoria Falls.
High / Low Seasons CLIMATE GUIDE
Nature has given Zimbabwe one of the finest climates in the world, which is warm without being oppressive and with a daily average sunshine ranging from four to ten hours all year round. Generally, the days are bright and sunny, the nights clear and cool.

Victoria Falls is considered the largest curtain of falling water in the world, measuring slightly over 1.7 km in width. This volume of water is greatest in April and May

RAIN SEASON ( November to March ) Raincoat
Warm with occasional rain particularly in the late afternoons and evenings.
Women: light summer wear, jersey for evening.
Men: light summer wear, jacket and tie for evening.

POST RAINY SEASON ( March to Mid May ) Raincoat.
Generally the most glorious weather of the year. Cooler at dusk. Rain possible. Max. Temp. in main centres about 25ºC.
Women: summer wear, slack-suit, jersey for evening.
Men: Summer wear. Warmer wear for evening

COOL SEASON ( Mid May to Mid August )
Normally sunny during day. Rapid drop in temperature at dusk; rain unlikely. Max. temp. in main centres about 23ºC
Women: summer wear and jersey. Light winter clothes.
Men: Jacket and slacks, otherwise above.

WARM SEASON ( Mid August to October ) Raincoat
Warm to very warm by mid-October. Rain likely from end October. Max temp in main centres about 30ºC.
Women: light summer wear, jersey for evenings.
Men: light summer wear, pullover for evenings.
Facilities Available Mosquito Net is available. Secure Parking is available. International Calls can be made. Swimming pool is available. Safe Box for valuables is available. Disable have access. Canoe tour can be booked. Day Cruise can be booked. Local or Private Airstrip is available. VISA Card is acceptable. Master Card is accepted. Diners Card is Accepted. American Express Accepted Extra Bed can be organized on request. Bungi Jump can be booked. Bar Service is available. Laundry Service is available on request. E-mails can be Accessed. Foreign Exchange service is available. Airport Shuttle Service on request. Golf course can be booked. Helicopter service can be booked. Small Aircrafts can be booked. Crusing Service can be booked. Game Drive can be booked.
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Between Ilala Lodge and the booking Client.

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- 7 days of reservation, when the service is accepted 60 days or less, before the service date.

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Within the Reservation Time, a Confirmation Payment must be done. Once the confirmation payment is done the Payment Plan will apply together with the Cancellation Policy.
- 20 % of the total booking value, is payable within 7 days. This payment will be a confirmation of the reservation.
- 50 % of the total booking value, is payable before 120 days
- 100 % of the total booking value, is payable by latest 90 days remains to the
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Remember the Cancellation Policy will be in force from that moment when the Client has confirmed the booking with a confirmation payment ( or deposit ).
All cancellations has to be made in writing ( use the Message Box , as you will have it on record later on ).

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The Cancellation Fee for a paid or partly paid booking, can be quite high. Clients are therefore encouraged to get a travel insurance, which covers the Cancellations Fees.

3.1 Cancellations Fees
Written cancellations made;
- 61 days or more before the Service Date, carries a cancellation fee of 20 % of the booking value ( the confirmation payment ).
- 31 – 60 days before Service date, carries a cancellation fee of 50 % of the booking value.
- 30 days or less before Service date, carries a cancellation fee of 100 % of the booking value.

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