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Old Drift Lodge

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Superior Double or Twin Room | Balcony
Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms | Coffee and/or coffee maker
In-room safe, desk, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Old Drift Lodge

Old Drift Lodge

3.5 star property
All-inclusive hotel in Victoria Falls with restaurant and bar/lounge

10.0/10 Exceptional

9 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls, Matabeleland North

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Victoria Falls (VFA) - 37 min drive
  • Livingstone (LVI) - 67 min drive
  • Free airport shuttle


  • MaKuwa-Kuwa Restaurant - 19 min drive
  • The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show - 19 min drive
  • Shearwater Cafe - 22 min drive
  • Lola's Tapas and Carnivore Restaurant - 22 min drive
  • Mama Africa - 22 min drive

About this property

Old Drift Lodge

Old Drift Lodge offers a free airport shuttle (available 24 hours). You can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge, and the restaurant is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat. Fellow travelers say great things about the helpful staff.


This hotel is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Food and beverages

All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and select beverages included



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 14 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 8 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • Children age 15 and younger are not permitted to attend any walking safari activities.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (6 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No onsite parking


  • Free airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Pool loungers


  • Garden


  • English

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Electric kettle
  • Slippers

Sleep well

  • Turndown service
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage
  • Balcony or patio
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


This hotel is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Food and beverages

All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and select beverages included


Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Destination fee: USD 15.00 per person, per night. This fee does not apply to children under 1 year of age.

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.


<p>This property does not have elevators. </p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a security system, and a first aid kit on site. </p><p>Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property. </p><p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Old Drift Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
How much does it cost to stay at Old Drift Lodge?
As of 6 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Old Drift Lodge on 7 February 2023 start from ₹84,398, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Are pets allowed at Old Drift Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Old Drift Lodge?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Old Drift Lodge.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Old Drift Lodge?
Yes, a free airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Old Drift Lodge?
You can check in from 2 PM - 8 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Old Drift Lodge and nearby?
Old Drift Lodge has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Old Drift Lodge?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include MaKuwa-Kuwa Restaurant (4.8 mi), The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show (4.8 mi), and Shearwater Cafe (5.5 mi).
Does Old Drift Lodge have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Old Drift Lodge like?
Old Drift Lodge is located a short 1-minute walk from Zambezi National Park.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Exceeded Expectations
Couldn’t have been better. Facilities were better than expected and staff were professional, attentive and friendly. We’re recommending the place to all our friends and family.
Marsha, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Incredibly beautiful - on the Zambezi River. Great honeymoon spot!
1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Jacoba, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A magical place! I wanted to visit Victoria Falls and picked Old Drift Lodge a bit randomly because the place looked inviting... Well, honestly, it was far beyond my expectations. It doesn’t just « looks » inviting. It’s totally and definitely one of a kind. The accommodation is well-thought and all details are covered. The premisses are open in the National Park with wonderful opportunities to meeting wild animals. Security is well assured and I felt safe at all times. The chef is really excellent and everything I tasted was delicious! The place is lovely, accommodations are super, food is delicious and, last but not least, the staff is highly professional, helpful and warm. Cherry on the cake! The perfect spot with the most beautiful views at sunrise and sunset right on the Zambezi River... Pure magic...
Fab, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Old Drift absolutely exceeded our expectations. The setting is so peaceful and full of wildlife. We will never forget waking to the bellowing of hippos, laughing at the monkeys from our deck, watching the adorable warthogs at lunch, and that hilarious planter-destroying elephant who came calling at dinner. The design of the rooms is a cut above "glamping," even at its very finest. Such a fun luxury to shower/bathe outdoors, on the banks of the Zambezi, and to sleep with the tent rustling overhead. The decor felt authentic, wonderfully retro, calming and luxurious. The outings were terrific and we had our own assigned guide. The entire staff is outstanding, sometimes anticipating our desires before we even knew them ourselves. We always felt so welcome and pampered. Our stay was magical!
Kathryn/Mark, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Hanna, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Service personnalisé Sécurité du site États des lieux Information éducative sur les anime aux et leur habitat
3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A lux safari tent lodge where perfect to stay
excellent service, good food, beautiful huge tent room with aircon and all staff are very friendly, helpful and professional.
Presley, 2-night trip
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