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Tabonina Guesthouse

3 Maisoko Road, Nottie Broad | PO Box 61284, Livingstone, Zambia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Antwerp, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we stayed for 2 weeks at Tabonina and I will come back! The owner laurent is very friendly, the staff is very helpful and very nice people! They call a taxi in the evening if you like to go to the centre.Breakfast is okay for a guesthouse, you can order real coffee and you can have eggs for breakfast if... More

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Kristianstad, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Tabonina Guesthouse for 1 night, then went to Botswana for safari and came back to Tabonina to stay for 2 more nights. The staff and the manager Laurent were very friendly and helped us in every possible way before we went on safari and when we came back. We were three adults and three kids so we... More

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Gaborone, Botswana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Tabonina Guesthouse for 1 night while we were in Zambia to swim in Devil's Pool after 2 nights at a fancier hotel in Victoria Falls. There were 3 of us in our party, so we got two rooms: 4 (a "budget" double) and 6 (a larger double). The rooms were clean, the beds were comfortable, and the... More

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Antananarivo, Madagascar
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really have mixed feelings about this place so I will just list pros and cons. Pros: - great value for money - spacious rooms (equipped with mosquito nets, AC, TV (very poor selection of channels so it's useless) - kind staff (Belinda was really nice, ordered food for us and helped book activities) Cons: - location (near the mosque,... More

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post you review. Before I address your grievances, let me say that we are very happy that you find us of great value and that you appreciated our rooms and our service. I’ll make sure to pass on your praise to our staff. As for the cons, I find some of them contradictory.... More

Panama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were able to enjoy this lovely guesthouse for 4 nights. We had a room just in front of the pool. The room was very comfortable, good beds, bathroom, fridge - everything you could need. The staff were very friendly and were able to help us with all our questions and they made all the arrangements for our daily excursions.... More

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

The rooms are spacious and clean. The pool very nice. Laurent is friendly and helpfull.. The only (minor) disadvantage is that it is a long walk to town. But all together very much recommended! We would choose Taboni again next time.

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Many thanks for posting your very kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Tabonina and we will be more than happy to welcome you back any time. As far as our location is concerned, many guests find us close enough to the town center — we are within town —, others, like yourselves, a tat too... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

A HUGE THANK YOU to Laurent and his wonderful team @ The Tabonina - we had a fantastic time there - everyone was so friendly . Laurent was really helpful with his advice and knowledge when booking activities . The rooms were very spacious and clean The pool was fabulously refreshing after a hard day seeking adventure and fun We... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

After four wonderful days at Tabonina Guesthouse, I couldn't help but laugh to myself on the last night. Even if the "privileged" types were paying out the wazoo over at the expensive lodges for opulent surroundings, there was NO WAY they were being treated better by friendlier and more knowledgeable staff than we were experiencing at Tabonina guesthouse. Add to... More

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Werribee, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The owner of Tabonina Guesthouse (Laurent) is just the best host, not giving just a broad "Hello" to guests but he takes the time to see and greet each guest, and always ready for a chat. We were booked originally for10 days with 2 rooms but needed to add time. Laurent was wonderful, and although we had to change rooms... More

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Vlissingen, Zeeland, Netherlands
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We were here for a week in Livingstone for holiday. The first day i was not amused many many mosquitos, but after saying for spraying all the mosquitos are dead on the floor:) The people are friendly and helpfull, especially the cleaning men. What we like was the pool table we played that almost everyday. Also the swimming pool was... More

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Many thanks for posting your very kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed staying at Tabonina and made good use of the pool table and the swimming pool. There was a small pond with fish on the side of the building where your room was and it started attracting some frogs. The pond is no more and so are these... More

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Address: 3 Maisoko Road, Nottie Broad | PO Box 61284, Livingstone, Zambia
Location: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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