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Tabonina Guesthouse

3 Maisoko Road, Nottie Broad | PO Box 61284, Livingstone, Zambia
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Ranked #2 of 16 Livingstone B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
upp_med_hakan Stockholm, Sweden
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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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Stockholm, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was more than happy with my choice to stay at Tabonina Guesthouse during my Livingstone visit. I felt I really got my money's worth and the staff really made me feel at home. Excellent room, clean pool, a nice breakfast and great help with organizing day trips. The only downside is the location next to a mosque which woke... More

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Australia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tabonina is a very relaxing place to stay. With nice rooms that include mosquito nets, a TV, clean bathroom, towels and good showers. We found our time at Tabonina very quiet and relaxing with some rooms located around a nice little pool. The staff are very friendly. Be aware that Tabonina is not located very close to the city centre.... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 5 nights while we were in Livingstone. First impression is that it is a very basic guesthouse. The staff were very friendly and helpful and made us all feel at home. The guesthouse is located on the outskirts of Livingstone but is within walking distance of the main street. Taxi's are readily available. We felt safe and... More

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are delighted you enjoyed Tabonina’s hospitality and service, and that you also find us to be of excellent value for money. Nevertheless, you describe us as “very basic”. Of course, the term ‘basic’ is rather vague and it all comes down to people’s expectations. However, we believe there is... More

Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Agree with all comments and reviews, great value for money, lovely staff and very helpful owners. My husband read that Lourent was connected to a kindergarten for disadvantaged children so we took a pile of pencils, clothes, etc and asked Lourent to give to the kindergarten. Instead he asked us to go along with him and visit so we did.... More

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Berlin
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86 reviews 86 reviews
27 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Tabonina Guesthouse is the place I have experienced in Livingstone so far (where I have been several times). Nice plot (not totally central, but not too far to walk to the main road and shops), great friendly and helpful staff (you can book plenty of activities, transfers are organized and they also help when something else is needed). The... More

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Perth
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights at the tabonina and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Lourent, the owner, collected us from the airport (we were over an hour late but he still waited) and is a very nice host. The rooms are clean and a good base from which to explore livingstone. The pool area has sun all day and the breakfast... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Last month I stayed for three nights in one of the big family rooms with three other ladies. We had a very pleasant time. Good beds, nice service and personnel, and very reasonably priced. There is a nice bar with cold beers and a pool table and a swimming pool (which was a bit cold but good to cool down... More

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Went with previous reviews and they were right. Nice place to stay at with wonderful owners and staff. Arrived on Saturday afternoon and Laurent picked us up from the airport. Nice quiet location not too far from town (about a 25 minute walk). He made arrangements for a river cruise that night and also a visit to Chobe National park... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This guesthouse is a great value stay and is owned and operated by a very nice couple. The room is simple but very comfortable, with an en-suite bathroom. Wifi is free and can be accessed near the main building. The filter coffee is a must! Breakfast is continental style and is made available at whatever time you request. There is... More

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Maine
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We loved our stay at Tabonina Guesthouse. Everyone was so friendly and always looking for ways to be helpful - including Laurent who picked us up at the airport. The location allowed us to walk in and out of town and it was nice to be in a neighborhood and not locked behind gates at a resort. The family room... More

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Address: 3 Maisoko Road, Nottie Broad | PO Box 61284, Livingstone, Zambia
Location: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
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