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Victoria Falls Backpackers

357 Gibson Rd | P.O. Box 151, Victoria Falls 263, Zimbabwe
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This hostel was one of my favourite that I have stayed in ANYWHERE, Friendly and informative staff who call you by name and are willing to do anything for you from organise trips to tell you about what you can do to maximise your time and arrange transfers..we even got a lift into town for a quick shop when we... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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33 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Stayed here for one night in an A-frame house. Nice beds. The decoration around the place is very unique and makes it look amazing. The staff helped me look for other people to go riverboarding (do it instead of rafting only!), and to find a bus to Bulawayo. Calm and nice place to stay, this backpackers. The massages were cheap... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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78 reviews 78 reviews
73 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The staff is very nice and helpful. Our dorm was clean and comfortable. We loved the common area, the garden and the swimming pool. The kitchen has everything you need to cook and we enjoyed the BBQ night organized by the staff. The location is ok, you still have to walk around 15-20 minutes to reach the center but you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We were going to Victoria Falls for a wkend on a budget as any tourist attraction is very expensive unless u plan it wisely. So checked all the places out on here hotels,hostels etc. Read all the reviews of this place and made my decision and didn't look back as this place is brilliant. From the time we arrived to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

J ( Justin ) the manager was gracious and organised.. An Absolute Pleasure. arranged all our activities including the day in the Chobe and the airport transfers, The en suite accommodation is comfortable quirky and alternative .but works .. We had some trouble with the ATM machines in town dispensing cash on our visa cards. but eventually found one that... More 

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London
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119 reviews 119 reviews
67 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

It all started so well. We arrived and were really pleased by the hostel. The room was decent and the facilities were great. The outdoor kitchen is roomy and well equipped, the showers great and there's even a pool. It could have been so good. We were greeted by the owner, Marina. She sat us down and talked through our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I can't speak highly enough of Victoria Backpackers. We stayed for two nights in July in one of their twin tents with shared bathrooms. The owners were so welcoming and helpful, from organising tours through to hosting a big bbq for all guests including local dancers. Marina also helped us out with our flights when it turned out that our... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I stayed here for 3 days with some friends. We had a room with 4 beds for us and it was clean and tidy. the showers were alright and the pool is just huge. We enjoyed that one the most after walking to the Falls and over the bridge to Zambia. Met a couple of other travellers there and its... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I really liked the atmosphere of the place. It was very nicely decorated and the garden was lovely to sit in. The location was ok, not great, about a half hour walk into town, or a $5 taxi ride. The hostel room was 13 beds all in one area. Guests were coming and going throughout the night, and I must... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I wrote the following letter to Victoria Falls Backpackers regarding my most recent experience at their hostel. They did not respond. Dear Victoria Falls Hostel, I think this past weekend was my 9 or 10 visit to your hostel. Generally they have all been pleasant, hence why we keep coming back. I like that it is a distance from town... More 

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Address: 357 Gibson Rd | P.O. Box 151, Victoria Falls 263, Zimbabwe
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Location: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
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Number of rooms: 10
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