Ilala Lodge Hotel

Ilala Lodge Hotel is a well-established hotel located in the centre of town and just a short walk to the Victoria Falls.

Ilala lodge is a comfortable, family-owned hotel which has been operating since 1991. The hotel is located right in the heart of Victoria Falls and offers a wonderful base from which to explore the Falls. Accommodation is comfortable with rooms set in blocks overlooking the beautiful, manicured gardens. The central areas have a friendly atmosphere and lovely buzz and at certain times of the year you can hear the ‘thunder’ and see the spray from the falls themselves! With its central location, the hotel is in an ideal spot to walk to nearby shops and restaurants as well as being just a 10-minute walk from the falls themselves.


The hotel accommodates around 150 guests in 73 standard rooms, deluxe rooms and suites, each with en suite facilities (toilet, shower and vanity – the suites have baths also). The rooms are…


Victoria Falls, known by the local Kololo tribe as ‘Mosi au Tunya’ (the smoke that thunders), is one of the “Seven Natural Wonders of the World” heritage sites and one of the largest and most…


Children of all ages are welcome at the hotel and several of the rooms interconnect, making flexible accommodation options for families travelling with younger children. The fantastic…

Conservation & community

The Palm Hospitality Group (PHG) Foundation is a local initiative made up of passionate employees of Ilala Lodge Hotel and sister hotel Palm River Hotel. The Foundation supports the…

LocationVictoria Falls town
AccessScheduled flight into Victoria Falls Airport
OpenYear round
Camp StyleHotel
FocusVictoria Falls
ChildrenNo restriction
ActivitiesVictoria Falls tours and activities all available locally
Maximum Guests on VehicleNA
Private Vehicle OptionNA
Off-road DrivingNA
Number of Rooms73
Family AccommodationInterleading rooms / Triples available
BathroomFlush toilet / Plumbed basin / Plumbed shower / Bath (Suites only)
Power for chargingIn room
HairdryerProvided in room
Heating/CoolingAir conditioning / Ceiling fans
Room SafeYes
Laundry ServiceAdditional Cost
Communication in roomNo
Mobile ReceptionYes
Dining StylePrivate
Drinks IncludedNo
Credit CardsVisa, Mastercard and AMEX