Inside Royal Livingstone Hotel.  The Royal Livingstone Hotel is named in honor of the explorer Dr. David Livingstone, and it's interior design reflects the elegance of days gone bye using an African architectural style. The Royal Livingstone is a luxurious 5 star plus Hotel situated on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls. The hotel stretches along the banks of the Zambezi River, just a short walk to the entrance of The Victoria Falls. The Royal Livingstone Hotel consists of 17 colonial-style buildings, with large verandas. The main hotel incorporates the lounge, a restaurant and a bar. When you visit the five-star Royal Livingstone Hotel, you can expect nothing less than the highest level of service and enjoy a myriad of activities. You can also expect to enjoy luxury accommodation at this beautiful hotel near Victoria Falls – ensuring your holiday is one etched with memories never to be forgotten. The Kololo tribe living in the area in the 1800s named the falls Mosi-Oa-Tunya, which translates to “The Smoke that Thunders”. When you visit this mighty spectacle, you will truly appreciate the natural wonder of the water thundering down, creating an illusion of smoke billowing up into the air. This world-famous cascade of water provides the baseline for your journey into colonial sophistication at the Royal Livingstone Hotel. Accommodation in such close proximity to Victoria Falls affords stunning views and allows you to relax completely and soak up the natural beauty surrounding you.