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Tabonina Guesthouse

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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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London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here in april 2015 after other friends booked it . Its a lovely setting with super clean pool, lovely staff and super diligent owner lawrence who went out of his way to make sure we had everything we needed and helped book places. They even have a range of tour operators in their folder so you know you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Tabonina for three nights over the Easter holidays. Communication and services by the owners Bronnah and Laurent pre-arrival were great, they booked us a safari trip and provided lots of other activity options. They do require a 50% deposit up front when booking (via bank transfer or Western Union) which can be difficult if you do... More 

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed both your stay at Tabonina and your exciting activities. Thank you also for stressing that we offer good service and good value for money, since Livingstone can indeed become expensive when one wants to avail of all that the town and its glorious surroundings have to... More 

Juneau, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I stayed here for 2 nights in March 2015. The staff and owner were all very friendly and helpful, the room was clean and comfortable, and the breakfast was excellent. It was a quiet little peace haven outside of the noise of the city, and just a five buck cab ride from town. I have marked the... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was here for 3 nights. Laurent, the owner, since the bookign moths in advance took care of my tours bookings, quick replied emails and when I arrived there, was a pleasure to talk to him. The staff also amazing! So friendly and lovely people! Great swimming pool and a quiet location a short walk to the city centre.

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Odense
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is just nothing bad to say about Tabonina guesthouse. The rooms are clean and in good condition, the bed was very comfortable, staff friendly and the pool area just beautiful at this time of the year (end of rain season). This combined with a very good price makes tabonina the perfect accommodation and would recommend to both couples, friends... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tabonina guesthouse is a great place to stay. The rooms are clean and effecient. Staff are friendly and its good value for money. Despite being slightly away from the main town it is still easy to get to. I would recommend it to anyone coming to livingstone for a few nights.

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Tabonina and would be very happy to see you there again. Just one precision: while we are not right in the middle of the town center (indeed few guesthouses are), we ARE in the main town, at only 1.8km from the Livingstone museum, a... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We can recommend Tabonina Guest house. The room was clean and well equipped. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. We took a trip to Chobe Game Park. This was a superb day out. There is a list of activities available and the staff will arrange bookings.The pool was very clean, a lazy swim at the end of a busy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Stayed there for 8 nights early 2015. Within easy reach of all the attractions at the Falls. The rooms are very neat, albeit on the small side. Nice enough kitchen that can be rented too for some self-catering. Enjoyable lapa area with a pool table. Had hours of fun playing poker and blackjack with matchsticks with the kids on the... More 

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your kind review. We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your week with us. We are also very pleased that you stressed how family friendly Tabonina is. Admittedly, due to previous bookings, the second room you stayed in (Room 8) is one of our two en suite and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I booked for one night via hostelworld and paid about $35. Definitely think this is very good value for a comfortable room with air con, net, kettle, hot water. Often booking on a booking site you have no correspondence before arrival but I received a nice informative email prior to arrival and on arrival was given a map and information... More 

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your very kind review of Tabonina. We are delighted you enjoyed staying with us, albeit for one night only. Let me just put a few words in favor of Livingstone town, as opposed to Vic Falls on the other side of the border. While it is true that the latter is closer to the Victoria Falls,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We needed somewhere to sleep at night, breakfasts and someone to help with advice on activities to do in livingstone. We got that and more at Tabonina. Great place and great prices. We even got air con! We wanted basic and cheap and we got something smarter and better for the same price. I can't fault it. Great people that... More 

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