Dining verandah at Batonka Guest Lodge in Victoria Falls courtesy BGL
Zimbabwe Accommodation,
Northern Zimbabwe

Batonka Guest Lodge


Batonka Guest Lodge is the ideal no-fuss, no-frills yet comfortable Victoria Falls stopover before or after a safari.

Communal lounge at Batonka Guest Lodge in Victoria Falls courtesy BGL
Communal lounge at Batonka Guest Lodge in Victoria Falls courtesy BGL

It serves as an inexpensive base for exploring Vic Falls. Also, ideal as a stopover point before or after a safari further into Hwange or Botswana.

It offers 27 well-appointed rooms. All comfortably elegant. Imbued with a contemporary combination of the town’s colonial past and its natural African setting.

Very conveniently located: 20 minutes from the international airport or 45 minutes from the Kazungula border crossing with Botswana. The lodge is an easy 2km walk or taxi trip into town and the border with Zambia.

All rooms are en-suite and air conditioning is standard. Each includes free WiFi, a mini-fridge, satellite TV, hairdryer, safe and tea and coffee station.

The communal areas include a full restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. The outside lounge area has an open fire for cooler evenings. A terrace overlooks lush gardens and the swimming pool.


Batonka Guest Lodge is a relatively small and quiet property within the Vic Falls residential quarter. It offers 27 well-appointed en-suite air-conditioned rooms. Set within charming gardens with comfortable communal lounge, dining and terraced areas.

Local Wildlife

Victoria Falls has an interesting variety of resident game. On occasion elephant will pass through town.

Birding is surprisingly good in local environs and the leafy suburbs.

The full spectrum of the region’s wildlife is in easy reach in nearby Hwange, Chobe and beyond.

Optional Activities

The full range of activities available in Victoria Falls can be arranged directly from the lodge.

Usual activities in the area: sunset cruises, helicopter flights over the falls, fishing, golfing and the full range of adrenaline sports from rafting to bungee jumping and more.

Liz Ferreira

Area Specialist

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