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Victoria Falls Backpackers

357 Gibson Rd | P.O. Box 151, Victoria Falls 263, Zimbabwe
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Ndempster18 Nottingham, United Kingdom
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Harare, Zimbabwe
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful stay at the backpackers. All activities were booked through the friendly and helpful management, which can be tailor made to your requirements and are reasonably priced. The chalets are comfortable and the surrounding gardens are extremely relaxing and tranquil, causing us to extend our stay! Would highly recommend a stay at the Victoria Falls Backpackers!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This backpackers is for those wanting a quieter stay in Victoria Falls. It has a lovely character, friendly staff and a rather pretty garden with a pool just for those times you want to chill out. All activities were booked through the hostel which saves time and effort and leaves you free just to enjoy your stay. It's easy enough... More

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Sandefjord, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Not clean, very noisey, only one fan in all of the dorms... Locals in and out... Freidnly staff, good location.. I would recommend that you cross into Zambia better backpackers.. Lot so beggers waiting outside...

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We as the owners and managers take great exception to our lodge being called dirty as we take pride in it. We enforce the rule of residents only on our premises. We have a rule of consider people after ten and so have no noise on our premise, this is rigidly enforced. NB: It is unfair of you to report... More

London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Being a little out of town is a big advantage as it is quieter. The rooms were lovely and very clean. There are very few budget places in the whole of Zimbabwe so this one really flies the flag for backpacker hostels. Highly recommended

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Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We stayed in a room with the en suite bath, which was very nice! The tours were booked through Backpackers, which was great. The location is off the beaten path, but still close to visits to Victoria Falls and surrounding area. The only watch-out is with the taxi drivers, as they try to raise their prices for all tourists. Backpackers... More

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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We spent a weekend at Vic Falls Backpackers, my husband, two young kids (4 & 6), and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Tracey our host was friendly, helpful and nothing was ever an issue. The room was comfy and warm. Bunk beds for the kids was a treat!! The general kitchen area had everything we needed and was clean. The kids... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Stayed at backpackers in dorm room over new years period. They had clearly put extra beds in dorms to male extra cash very little room to move in dorm with additional beds. Was fairly clean facility. Husband and wife team running the back packers wife very very helpful husband extremely rude and obnoxious was told I should have travelled Asia... 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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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Welcome to Victoria Falls. Double rooms, en-suite, dorms and camping available, we are a short walk from town. Facilities include:- Car Parking Available- Unlimited Wi-Fi- Laundry Service- Linen provided- Towels provided on request- Mossie Nets- Adventure centre - Best advise and activity packages !!- Platform with view of the Mosi-Oa-Tunya (Smoke that thunders)- Beautiful Garden- Swimming Pool- Video / Lounge Area- Nightly Boma Fire- Swings- Home cooked meals- Safety boxes- Self catering kitchen- Capture the exotic flair of Zimbabwean culture and indigenous art with affordable comfort and friendly service. Our eye catching accommodation is scattered across our luscious garden of which our swimming pool and fire place forms the center piece providing a delightful setting for interacting with other travelers or to simply relax. Let management arrange your adventure activities for you, from bungee jumping to riding on an elephant. ... more   less 
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