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Chrismar Hotel Livingstone

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Poolside bar
Front of property
Standard Room, 2 Twin Beds | Premium bedding, memory foam beds, minibar, in-room safe
2 restaurants, breakfast, lunch, dinner served; international cuisine

Overview of Chrismar Hotel Livingstone

Chrismar Hotel Livingstone

4.0 star property
Riverfront hotel in Livingstone with 2 restaurants and 2 outdoor pools
6,6 out of 10 Good
6,6/10 Good

69 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
Plot 4035 Sichango Rd, Livingstone
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 2 restaurants and swim-up bar
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Free cruise terminal shuttle
  • Sauna
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Spa tub
  • Room service
  • Spa services
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Babysitting
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Livingstone
  • Victoria Falls - 12 min drive
  • Victoria Falls National Park - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Livingstone (LVI) - 13 min drive
  • Victoria Falls (VFA) - 33 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free cruise terminal shuttle
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)


  • Munali Coffee - 6 min drive
  • The David Livingstone Safari Lodge - 9 min drive
  • Victoria Falls Food Court - 12 min drive
  • The Lookout Café - 12 min drive
  • Flavors Pub And Grill - 7 min drive

About this property

Chrismar Hotel Livingstone

Chrismar Hotel Livingstone offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours). You can indulge in massages, facials, or mani/pedis, and Brasserie Restaurant, one of 2 restaurants, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. Other highlights at this upscale hotel include 2 outdoor pools, a spa tub, and a sauna.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 69 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - midnight
  • 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 cruise terminal and airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Children (4 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free uncovered onsite extended parking
  • Onsite RV/bus/truck parking (fees apply)


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*
  • Free cruise terminal shuttle*


  • Area shuttle*
  • Shopping center shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 6:30 AM–10 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • Swim-up bar
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Children's pool
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Shopping
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Safari nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Ziplining nearby

Working away

  • 3 meeting rooms
  • Conference center (6456 square feet of space)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • 30 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2005
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Spa services
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Premium satellite channels
  • First-run movies

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Memory foam mattress
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage
  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Jetted bathtub
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms, couples treatment room(s), and outdoor treatment areas. Services include facials, body scrubs, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures.


Brasserie Restaurant - This poolside buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.
Cattlemans Grill - This poolside restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZMW 75000 (one way)
  • Area shuttle and shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for ZMW 250 per night

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, or fitness facility without adult supervision
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.


Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
This property does not have elevators.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

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Chrismar Hotel Livingstone
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Frequently asked questions

Does Chrismar Hotel Livingstone offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Chrismar Hotel Livingstone does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Chrismar Hotel Livingstone?
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.
Is there a pool at Chrismar Hotel Livingstone?
Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Chrismar Hotel Livingstone?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Chrismar Hotel Livingstone?
Yes, there's free self and extended parking. RV/bus/truck parking is available.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Chrismar Hotel Livingstone?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZMW 75000 one way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Chrismar Hotel Livingstone?
You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Chrismar Hotel Livingstone and nearby?
Have fun with activities like cycling, hiking, and kayaking, and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes game drives, game viewing, and safari tours. Relax in the spa tub or enjoy the use of other amenities, which include 2 outdoor pools and a sauna. Chrismar Hotel Livingstone also has a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Chrismar Hotel Livingstone?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring international cuisine, garden views, and poolside dining.
Does Chrismar Hotel Livingstone have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a jetted bathtub.
What's the area around Chrismar Hotel Livingstone like?
Chrismar Hotel Livingstone is located by the river, a short 1-minute walk from Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park and 7 minutes' walk from Maramba Cultural Museum.







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Property conditions & facilities




2/10 Poor

Grand entrance - not much inside. Seats are full of insects.
Karim, 2-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Originally we were in the wrong room. Whirlpool was broken door didn’t lock. Management kept saying they were not told. No spray for mosquitoes. Nothing fixed during stay. They had food and tables but no restaurant. Definitely not a four star establishment. One towel for a family. This hotel is very close to Safari Park and the African Queen boat ride. It was very convenient to Victoria falls and other attractions. If the hotel had been run properly It would’ve been a truly stunning and uniquely African experience. The wildlife was literally right outside the property fence this could’ve been one of the finest hotels for visiting the falls and seeing the animals
Richard, 3-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

the closeness to the park the cleanliness and the setting around the compound ,
2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

I stayed here before, 2 1/2 years ago. My family joined me this time and it was a great place to be together and as a base for excursions.
6-night family trip
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6/10 Good

We stayed there two years ago, and decided to stay there a night to revisit some memories. We had the same waitress and bartender as two years ago. That was really nice to see. The place kind of seems to be falling apart. Doesn’t seem like many people stay there or it could’ve been just the timing though. It is such a beautiful place. It just didn’t have the same feel to it as last time.
Jesse, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Can't go by the pictures or the stars.
The hotel has not been kept up over time. The public areas and rooms are very dated. The rooms are not very clean and they made little to no effort to avoid insects in the rooms. Our room had gaps around the door where anything smaller than a rat could get in. Our room was infested with ants. Other than breakfast, other meals were at Cattleman's which is a restaurant next door. Food was good but took forever to get it. The hotel said free wifi. That was true, although that is only in the lobby. In addition, after the first two hours, their wifi was not connected to the internet. The only redeeming quality about this hotel were the people. The staff was very nice including the manager. She tried to make it right, but we ended up moving to another hotel.
dh, 8-night trip
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6/10 Good

Not walkable, everything is broken, weak internet
They were nice to let us check in early. The toilet didn’t work, called the front desk, a repair person came to fix it, the next morning and then the next didn’t work again. A guest should not have to deal with. This place has a bar in the middle of the pool. They have tried to hard to make it look “African” but it looks like Disney .
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4/10 Fair

The room was boring. the wifi did not reach beyond the reception area, big disappointment.
Tom, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Nice hotel. Lovely setting.
Spent 7 days enjoying the area around Victoria Falls and this was a good base. It's near the falls with a national park on the doorstep and not too difficult to get a cab into Livingstone.
Steve, 7-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Aging but still good
This hotel is getting a bit rundown but the service and staff are really good.
Jan Louis, 4-night business trip
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