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Livingstone Backpackers

559 Makambo Road | Town Centre, Livingstone, Zambia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed only one night because other accommodation was full. The garden and the atmosphere is cool, however there is lots of room for improvement of the rooms, cleanliness and accommodation in general. First of all they need to fix mosquito nets on the widows and for the beds and to improve other things .... otherwise location in Livingstone is... More

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Bagram, Afghanistan
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Owned by a British lady, Dawn and the property is quite good. Not too much noise during my 2 night stay. This was not my first choice however when I called the accomodation where I am going to stay I was told its roomful and can't take no more. I was about to go to the terminal already for Livingstone... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This place is decent for young folks on a tight budget. The grounds are relaxing, with a pool and lounge chairs and periodic events, like Monday night movie nights, though it's a bit grungier than the other options in Livingstone. The communal bathrooms were cleaner than most hostel bathrooms, and the rooms were quite clean, except for the mosquitoes. The... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I stayed here for two months and it was my home away from home- the staff were wonderful and made me feel so comfortable. Bar was always a fun time and the pool is perfect for a bit of pool volleyball :) such a great location- walking distance to shops, restaurants, bars & town. I can't wait to come back!... More

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Barcelona, España
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We spend 3 days here, the owner was a very nice British woman, who has a very nice place, the room was new build, nice and good bed, fresh, and no mosquitos, the showers and bathrooms outside was clean all the time, the bar and the pool are very good, surrounded by mangos, guavas and advocados trees, the price was... More

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Yokneam Moshava
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170 reviews 170 reviews
23 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Indeed it was my first impression of an African backpackers hostel. My son was already staying there, so it wasn't my choosing, but my first impression of it was quite good, although the dorm's rooms were as simple as possible. I liked the calm atmosphere, the mango trees that kept dropping ripe fruites, the nice swimming pool (possibly better to... More

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London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Overall was very disappointed by this hostel: - The rooms were very cramped and hot. Staff could not spare a fan for the first night so the room was baking. Even with the fan the room was still extremely hot. - The water pump broke so there was no water for showering, toilets or drinking (advertised as being free) for... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

This place was just exactly what we needed. Good location, decent rates and friendly staff....and it's got a bar! We stayed here for 3 nights in October 2013. We were going to camp again but ended up staying in one of the dorms...a comfy bed for a change! At times on our travels around Africa we've felt a bit unsure... More

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Mandal, Norge
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Livingstone backpackers have a nice pool and it`s a good place to meet funny people. It`s great atmosphere in the weekends. Like some other reviews I had bug bites from the bed. So it`s not very clean. Still the staff are friendly and the showers are nice. It`s a ok place but livingstone has a lot of great places to... More

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Molde, Norway
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I came to Livingstone Backpackers for the second time, but I wish I didn't. My first experience, in September, was ok. Not great, but it was ok. This time, I just stayed for one night (compared to 3 last time). It was just a place to crash after a night out, so checked in in the evening and went out... More

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Address: 559 Makambo Road | Town Centre, Livingstone, Zambia
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Location: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #20 of 37 Specialty lodging in Livingstone
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