South African Hotels

Southern Sun Ridgeway

Cnr. Church Road & Independence Ave
Southern Africa
Hotel Type
City, Business, Conference, Leisure

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Established in 1952, the Southern Sun Ridgeway Hotel in Lusaka, Zambia, has been welcoming guests for more than 50 years. This four-star hotel has become a landmark in the busy capital city of Zambia, Southern Africa. Centrally located only 2.7 km away from the Lusaka city center and a short 27 km drive away from the Lusaka City Airport, the hotel provides a convenient base from which to explore the bustling center and all of its attractions.


The comfortable hotel rooms overlook the beautiful gardens of the hotel. The rooms are private to ensure guests are able to relax when staying at the hotel. While the hotel rooms are decorated in a tasteful, yet modern way, guests are provided with easy-to-use amenities and facilities. 

Room amenities:

  • Air conditioning
  • Private/en-suite bathroom
  • Tea/ coffee making facilities
  • Hair dryer
  • Mini-bar
  • Electronic safe
  • Guest room voltage 220V/ 110V
  • WiFi access

Conference Venues

There are five conference venues available here, each of which caters to different group sizes to ensure successful meetings and events.

Conference equipment:

  • VCR and TV monitor
  • Overhead projector
  • Screen
  • Whiteboard and pens
  • Flip chart
  • Notepads and pens

Services and Facilities

  • Dry Cleaning
  • Gift Shop
  • Guest Relations
  • Gym
  • High chairs on request
  • Interpretation & Translation Services
  • Late check-out available on request
  • Laundry / Valet
  • Open Parking (no charge)
  • Disability-Friendly
  • Doctor / Dentist on call (24 hours)
  • Outdoor Pool - not heated
  • Pets - only guide dogs permitted on request
  • Restaurants - in hotel
  • Safety Deposit
  • Shoe Shine
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Baby cots on request
  • Babysitting facility on request
  • Business Center
  • Car Rental

Business Services

  • PC / Printer Services
  • Photocopiers
  • Secretarial Services
  • Fax Services
  • Full Business Center with Internet connectivity
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Boardrooms
  • Business Center
  • Courier Service
  • Laminating
  • Mail & Postal Services


Guests are invited to dine at the well-known Musuku Restaurant at the hotel. The restaurant overlooks the crocodile pond and offers breathtaking views of the hotel gardens. Guests can choose from a number of local and international dishes as well as fusion dishes, inspired by the Chef. Head down to The Terrace and Pub at the hotel for a social drink or meeting with friends. With large screen TVs showcasing sporting events, guests are invited to relax and enjoy a traditional pub lunch.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Direct dial telephone
  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • International electrical adapters
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • TV


Mususku Restaurant

The Southern Sun Hotel Ridgeway in Lusaka, Zambia,is home to the famous Musuku Restaurant. It is here where scrumptious breakfasts, lunches, lights snacks and dinners are available for guests to enjoy. Guests overlook the breathtaking crocodile pond and courtyard when dining at Southern Sun Ridgeway's Masuku Restaurant. The restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner. Guests can enjoy the delicious menu from the comfort of their room, while lazing by the swimming pool or in the restaurant itself.

The Terrace and Pub

The perfect place for an informal meeting with friends is The Terrace and Pub at the Southern Sun Ridgeway in Lusaka, Zambia.  The Terrace and Pub provides a large screen TV to showcase major sporting events.  Guests may enjoy a drink and some light meals and snacks while catching up and enjoying sport on TV.


Guests can work out in the hotel's gym.

Swimming pool

Guests can relax and soak up the sun at the hotel's swimming pool.

Nearby shopping centre
  • Manda Hill Shopping Centre
  • Arcades Shopping Mall
  • Levy Junction Shopping Mall
Lower Zambezi National Park

The scenic Lower Zambezi National Park offers beautiful views of the Zambezi channels. This Park nestles opposite the famous Mana Pools and the whole area on both sides of the river has a large wildlife sanctuary and is a mere 2.4 hours by road and 40 minutes by charter aircraft.


Conference equipment:

  • VCR and TV monitor
  • Overhead projector
  • Screen
  • Whiteboard and pens
  • Flip chart
  • Notepads and pens
Meeting Room 1

Seating capacities:

  • 20 guests cinema style
  • 12 guests schoolroom style

Conference equipment:

  • VCR and TV monitor
  • Overhead projector
  • Screen
  • Whiteboard and pens
  • Flip chart
  • Notepads and pens
Meeting Room 2

Seating capacities:

  • 35 cinema
  • 20 schoolroom

Conference equipment:

  • VCR and TV monitor
  • Overhead projector
  • Screen
  • Whiteboard and pens
  • Flip chart
  • Notepads and pens

Seating capacities:

  • Cinema 50 guests
  • Schoolroom 40 guests
  • Banquet 20 guests
  • Cocktail 40 guests

Conference equipment:

  • VCR and TV monitor
  • Overhead projector
  • Screen
  • Whiteboard and pens
  • Flip chart
  • Notepads and pens

Seating capacities:

  • Cinema: 100 guests 
  • Schoolroom: 80 guests
  • Banqueting: 100 guests
  • Cocktail: 140 guests

Conference equipment:

  • VCR and TV monitor
  • Overhead projector
  • Screen
  • Whiteboard and pens
  • Flip chart
  • Notepads and pens

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Curio Shop
  • Day-use facilities for early arrivals and late departures
  • Gym
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby golf course
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Deposit Boxes
  • Swimming Pool

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • City and Country Tours booking office
  • WIFI
General Services
  • Air conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Car rental service
  • Concierge services
  • Dentist and Doctor on call
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Health & Fitness Centre
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Safety deposit box
  • Wake-up call

Available Rooms


# Rooms:

There are a total of 155 hotel rooms available at the Southern Sun Ridgeway in Lusaka, Zambia. The rooms are decorated in a modern, simple fashion with an emphasis on comfort.  Of these 155 rooms, 7 are executive suites. The remaining 148 rooms are standard rooms:

Standard room types:

  • 40 standard rooms with double beds
  • 2 standard rooms with two double beds
  • 51 standard rooms with twin beds
  • 54 standard rooms with queen size beds
  • 1 standard room with a queen size bed (paraplegic)

Room amenities:

  • Air conditioning
  • Private/en suite bathroom
  • Tea/ coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini bar
  • Rlectronic safe
  • Guest room voltage 220V/ 110V
  • WiFi access
Single Room US $260
Double Room US $290

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Good four star hotel in Lusaka with nice business offers which I was able to benefit of during my business trip to Lusaka in July. Would return back to this hotel anytime again, no problems were encountered.

Daniel Moloto






GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -15.419715

Longitude: 28.301060



From the Airport Road at the circle, turn right into Great East Road.
Drive 10km to Manda Hill Shopping Complex.
At the bridge, turn left into Addis Ababa Drive and drive to Church Road traffic lights, turn left into Church Road and then immediately right to the Southern Sun Ridgeway Hotel.


Complimentary on site parking is available at the Southern Sun Ridgeway Hotel in Lusaka for guests. 

Star Rating

4 Star


The Southern Sun Ridgeway Hotel in Lusaka, Zambia, has been certified as environmentally responsible and has met the requirements for the Silver Classification of the Heritage Environmental Rating Programme (Green Globe member).


  • Heritage Environmental Programme

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