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Victoria Falls Backpackers

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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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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on 20.2.15 to 22.2.15. The place is very relaxed. Really love the whole atmosphere and everything is back to basics. I love the concept as being a survivor kind of place where u cook on ypur own. The place is really peaceful, simpls and serene. Tap water in the toilet are surprisingly really clean. From what I understand... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here in early February in a sharing room. Excellent decor and ambience, certainly the most unique I have ever seen. Everything was clean. Little out of town but that gives you the quietness that Vic Falls Backpackers over the other hostels. Only complaint is the staff tends to want to sell their activities packages which seemed a little forceful.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for a couple of nights at the end of a Nomad Adventure tour in mid January. The location was a little bit further from the main town than the other hostel/hotels, but it was overall much nicer and worth the small amount of extra money for the rooms (and for cabs into/out of town). My friend moved... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I loved it! This is a very unique spot since the decoration, paintings and furnishings are full of tiny little details and lovingly made. The ROOM: I slept in a 6-bed dorm, which I shared with 3 other girls. It was very comfortable and I am SO glad that they provided a mosquito net, but I think it would have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I loved this hostel! Stayed with two friends in July to explore the Victoria Falls. The owners and staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Everything is built and decorated with a great love of detail. The food is really good even though they have to deal with power shortage a couple times a day, they still manage to make you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This is a decent spot for a short visit. Overall the staff is very friendly and helpful. My only criticism is the children of the staff had the run of the place and often harassed guests trying to relax in the pool or suntan with cannon balls and screaming. I was also surprised there are no window screens in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We stayed here for the Victoria Falls Marathon. It was a great choice for preparing for the race since it is a more relaxed, less partying atmosphere than some of the other budget accommodations. The room was comfortable, with an en suite bathroom separated by a beaded curtain. The self-catering kitchen had one large table, and was very conducive to... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
37 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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73 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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