Zimbabwe Hotels Victoria Falls
|HOTEL DESCRIPTION||ACCOMMODATION||HOTEL FACILITIES & AMENITIES|
Super Discounted Whole Sale Rates Available!!!
THE GORGES LODGE is situated within private land just 10 kilometres south east of Victoria Falls and between rapids 19 and 20 on the Zambezi River. Its nearest airport is Victoria Falls, 23 kilometres away. By road the lodge is 23.5 kilometres from Victoria Falls town.
Gorges is built from brick and natural stone, all under thatch. Its decor is ethnic, focussing mainly on earthy colours. With magnificent views of the Zambezi River 250 metres below and extensive gardens, kept green and lush by water which is pumped up from the river below. The emphasis is on indigenous plants, particularly aloes and acacias.
Within the ten stone and brick thatched chalets, all situated on the edge of the Zambezi River gorge, eight of which are twin and two which are double. Four of the chalets are double story, with bedroom upstairs and bath and dressing rooms below, while the other six are single storied. All have verandahs overlooking the river and all are en suite.
SWIMMING POOL there is a sparkling swimming pool surrounded by natural rocks and a waterfall. There is a braai area and sun loungers overlooking the view.
LOUNGE/VERANDAH guests can relax in the spacious open-plan lounge which connects with the dining room and bar. Views from here are magnificent.
TRANSPORTATION Gorges is 23 kilometres from Victoria Falls Airport. Transfers to and from the airport are provided. Guests can also self drive into the lodge.
SERVICES a laundry service is available. Guests are covered by MARS (Medical Air Rescue Service) while staying at the lodge.
DINING with extensive views over the river. It is connected to the lounge and bar area. Breakfast is a hot and cold selection. Lunch is a buffet, dinner is Table d'hote with the focus on international cuisine and local venisons. The cuisine is homely and wholesome. All service is silver service class. Individual requirements, such as vegetarian, can be catered for.
FACILTIES a telephone and telefax machine are available if required. In the lounge there is a selection of reference books on the flora and fauna of the area for guests to use.
ACTIVITIES all excursions and tours are conducted in conjunction with UTC and Frontiers. These include tours of Victoria Falls town and the Falls themselves, visits to nearby game reserves, cultural tours of ethnic villages and adventure activities such as white water rafting, canoeing and river cruises on the Zambezi River.
With several recreational games such as Pictionary, Trivial Pursuit, Chess and Bridge and there is a television/video recorder for guests to watch wildlife videos. Birdlife is superb and recreational time can be spent identifying some of the many species found there. Raptors are a speciality and the theme of the lodge is based on raptors.