Looking for the perfect gateway to explore Victoria Falls and the surrounding region? Cresta Sprayview Hotel might be the answer for adventure seekers. The hotel is located only 1,4km from the majestic falls and got its name thanks to this attraction. In the months when Victoria Falls are in full flood, the spray rises like a column of smoke (referred to by locals as Mosi-oa-Tunya - the “smoke that thunders”) and can be seen from the hotel, hence the name “Sprayview”.The Sprayview Hotel originally opened in the 1960’s as Pete’s Motel. It was later rebranded as the Sprayview Hotel. The Gardini family currently operate the property in agreement with Cresta Hotels.
Located only 20 minutes from the Victoria Falls International Airport, Cresta Sprayview Hotel is the first hotel you encounter as you arrive in town. The closest other town to the hotel is Livingstone in Zambia, 15km away. Accommodation is walking distance from town and just a 10 minutes’ walk to the falls themselves.
How does one get to Cresta Sprayview Hotel? Since Victoria Falls has an international airport, various airlines can bring you here. Air Zimbabwe, South African Airlines, British Airways and Air Namibia fly directly to Victoria Falls. Harare, the capital city of Zimbabwe, is located 551km southeast of Victoria Falls.
The hotel as 65 rooms, two restaurants, two bars and two conference rooms. Reception is available 24 hours. Set on 3,2 hectares of manicured grounds, all rooms are equipped with satellite TV, room service, conference facilities, a business center and Wi-Fi. For those staying here in the hot summer months, air-conditioning in the rooms will be a big relief. The rooms also come with tea/ coffee facilities, safes, hair dryers and universal plugs. Cresta Sprayview Hotel also has a large swimming pool.
Of the 65 rooms, 60 are standard and three are executive suites and two are family rooms. The conference facilities consists of the Green Room and the Think Tank. The Green Room is organized in cinema style and can handle 80 people. The Think Tank is organized in boardroom style, with place for 12 people.
Victoria Falls is abuzz with all sorts of great activities, so guests at Cresta Sprayview Hotel will rarely have the chance to be bored. The range of activities also ensures that Cresta Sprayview Hotel will be the perfect launch pad from which to explore the region, whether you are a lone traveller or part of a group of tourists. The various activities - ranging from helicopter flights to canopy tours, from elephant back trails to white water rafting, can be booked at the reception area with Wild Horizons.