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Victoria Falls Backpackers

357 Gibson Rd | P.O. Box 151, Victoria Falls 263, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I absolutely loved this Hostel in Victoria Falls. The accomodations were quaint and creative with swings, a very small pool, a card table, and a fire pit. YOu can really do anything (touristy) from this place. In fact, we did a helicoptor ride (recommend), a bungee jump (super recommend) and a dinner cruise (do NOT recommend - snoozer and not... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I stayed here with friends in July 2014. The location and local people were great and welcoming with lots of local activities in the immediate surrounding area. The place was very peaceful, with clean rooms and bathrooms. Unfortunately, the staff were very unhelpful with poor and inconsistent advice on the local area. Trying to get any information was uncomfortable and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My friends and I had a great time at Victoria Falls Backpackers, it is a very quiet and relaxing place, with great trees and clean swimming pool. Staff and owners are very friendly and they helped us with all logistics: transportation from/to the airport, planning interesting activities, etc. Once a week they make a dinner barbeque with several kinds of... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We were very happy with the information and assistance that Marina gave us during our stay here. It's quite a quirky place with lots of interesting artwork etc. The kitchen is well supplied, but you can also order meals from a limited menu which is good if you don't want to make the trip into the village. My friend had... 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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