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Palmwood Lodge

Lusaka, Zambia
Casual dining restaurants
Conference venues
Function venues
Palmwood Lodge is an extensive property offering high quality accommodation set in beautifully landscaped gardens with lush manicured lawns. The 'Insaka' restaurant offers local and international cuisine with a variety of delectable options all using fresh and wholesome ingredients. The lodge also provides excellent conferencing services, with various sized venues for corporate and private events. The gardens make a perfect setting for weddings, barbeques and family get-togethers.
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Palmwood Lodge offers single, double, twin, family and executive rooms, all set within landscaped gardens, providing a unique oasis of peace. Restaurant, bar and lounge, pool, kiddies play area, entertainment area, business centre, well equipped gym, jewellery centre, airport and city transfers are among the first class facilities available.

Palmwood Lodge is situated within easy access of the airport, shopping and commercial districts and government ministries. It is a first choice city destination for event organisers, business and holidaymakers.

Book your event, business or holiday stay with Palmwood Lodge to enjoy a 100% genuine Zambian welcome and hospitality at its best.

Recreational facilities

Guests and visitors are invited to enjoy the well-equipped gym, swimming pool and entertainment area (open to non-residents for a small fee).

Palmwood Lodge room facilities

  • Wireless internet
  • Satellite TV
  • Air conditioning and fans
  • Fridge
  • Coffee and tea facilities
  • En-suite bathrooms

Palmwood Lodge accommodation rates including full English breakfast

  • Single room: ZMW400
  • Double room: ZMW500
  • Twin room: ZMW600
  • Executive rooms: ZMW800

Palmwood Lodge facility rates

  • Swimming: adults ZMW40, children ZMW25, towel rent ZMW20
  • Photo shoots: ZMW1000
  • Internet voucher for non-residents: contact front office


  • Soft drinks per case ZMW60
  • Lagers per case ZMW35
  • Wine/spirits per bottle ZMW35/50

Foreign exchange rates

The dollar exchange rate varies daily. Kindly enquire for the current rate.

Palmwood Lodge · Lodge

Casual dining restaurant

Palmwood Lodge serves a variety of delicious food choices from around the world with a focus on Zambian cuisine. The chefs use fresh, tasty ingredients, many of which come from the lodge's own garden. Palmwood has an attentive and friendly team of waiters and waitresses who deliver an excellent service, .

Enjoy your favourite beverage at the bar and lounge 'Insaka 2' that is well stocked with a variety of soft drinks and juices, wines, spirits and ciders, as well as local favourites like Mosi and Castle beers.

Satellite TV is available at the bar so you don’t have to miss that match, the latest news and current affairs. Or simply relax and enjoy some time out.

The bar has a poolside area where guests can enjoy a cold drink while relaxing. Palmwood Lodge now has a new entertainment area that is set up in the same area, with a kiddies playground around the corner.

Opening times

The Insaka restaurant is open daily from 07:00am – 21:00pm

Bar and lounge open daily from 10:00am – 22:30pm

Casual dining restaurant
Palmwood Lodge · Casual dining restaurant

Conference venue

Palmwood Lodge provides an excellent conferencing service, with a choice of seven various-sized conference rooms for corporate functions and events. Restaurant facilities and accommodation are available on site, for the convenience of guests. Landscaped gardens create an ideal backdrop for this quality conference venue.

The large well-decorated hall is a great venue for corporate events such as product launches and cocktail parties.

The conferencing team pay close attention to detail, ensuring clients running an event enjoy a quality service. Specific catering can be provided for event groups.

Palmwood Lodge offers six conference facility options:

  • Beth Hall accommodating up to 120 – 250 participants
  • King Palm Hall accommodating up to 75 participants
  • Hibiscus Boardroom accommodating up to 20 participants
  • Vitchii Boardroom accommodating up to 18 participants
  • Executive Lounge accommodating up to 20 participants
  • Gardens accommodating up to 400 participants

All conference rooms are equipped with air-conditioners, high-speed WIFI, overhead projectors, LCD TVs, flipchart and white board.

The large and impressive gardens are a great addition to the Palmwood events service, offering an added dimension to the occasion.

Conference rates include:

  • Flip chart paper
  • Pens
  • Writing pads
  • White board markers
  • Tea breaks

Palmwood Lodge conferencing facilities

  • Wireless internet
  • LCD projectors
  • TVs with video and DVD units
  • Overhead projectors
  • Flip charts
Conference venue
Palmwood Lodge · Conference venue

Function venue

Palmwood Lodge makes an ideal setting for sophisticated private functions such as weddings or private parties. The gardens boast lush green grass, overhanging trees and blooming flowers. Alternatively, a large hall is available for indoor functions. Lodge facilities such as restaurant and bar are open to guests.

For an extra special venue for that extra special celebration, consider Palmwood Lodge in Chudleigh, a quiet suburb of Lusaka in Zambia. Palmwood Lodge offers professional hospitality and catering services in exquisite surroundings, making it an ideal setting for weddings and family parties.

The gardens, one of Palmwood's most outstanding features, are extremely well kept with lush green grass, overhanging trees and blooming flowers – perfect for large gatherings such as weddings.

By arrangement the Palmwood Lodge team will professionally decorate the gardens and hall to match specific themes, colours and styles, creating a stunning ambiance.

Guests can enjoy the other facilities at the lodge – swimming pool, internet access, 40 well equipped luxurious en-suite rooms, a modern restaurant with an extensive menu, and a well-stocked bar.

Function venue information

  • Professionally landscaped gardens available for hire
  • Gardens are ideal for large functions
  • Indoor facilities are also available
  • The lodge restaurant, bar and accommodation are open to guests
  • Both indoor and outdoor areas can be professionally decorated
Function venue
Palmwood Lodge · Function venue
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