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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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Hamburg, Germany
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Chicoutimi, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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37 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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73 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
66 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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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Address: 357 Gibson Rd | P.O. Box 151, Victoria Falls 263, Zimbabwe
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Location: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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