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Livingstone Backpackers

559 Makambo Road | Town Centre, Livingstone, Zambia
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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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Honiton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Designed for backpackers it delivers on many other fronts. The staff are superb, and the ambience good fun. Conveniently situated. I've previously stayed at Jollyboys and would rate this place the best.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mum and I stayed here for 8 nights while in Zambia. I have stayed in backpackers in quite a few countries and this one was easily one of the best! The service was fantastic, Stephen was great at helping us book day trips and giving us directions around town! The other staff were always happy and friendly as well. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just stayed at Livingstone backpackers for 8 nights. We have loved every minute of it, the staff were really helpful when booking trips and nothing was a problem. The food and drinks are good value and nice, the atmosphere was very chilled out and a perfect place to stay. Only little problem is the showers..they are quite difficult... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Visited for one night in between tours and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. Rooms are small, but they have a fan and each bed has a big net, blanket, and pretty good pillow. No electricity in the room was a pain when it came to charging as this meant I couldn't charge anything over night. Bathrooms were clean and the water... More

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Venice, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Livingstone Backpackers is a great place to stay. They have swimmingpool bar and all the bar. every friday night the hostel held an international happy hour that's really cool for the ones willing to spend a nice night with other travellers from all over the world and at the same time it does not bother the ones who want to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

A very good backpackers in LIvingstone. Wi-fi is good. The environment is good. Above all, the attitude and behavior of Ms Dawn and Mr. Steven is wonderful. You feel like home in this place. Highly recommended for backpackers.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Once again I am not a fan of writing negative reviews I believe that people should be warned of bad and made aware of the good. The owner Dawn does her best organise activities before you get there but the staff make the place run. She owns the place has not interest in costumers, she came across rude, has two... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We really like Livingstone Backpackers, except that they didn't have mosquito nets, the the mozzies got loud in your ears at night. Other than that, we really liked the accommodations, bar, they had a pool (but no jacuzzi as advertised), and they were really helpful with booking activities/providing discounts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We arrived in Livingstone and stayed at jolly boys camping hostel, the rooms were good but a bit run down, wifi was not good so we changed to Livingstone backpackers and loved the ambience. The staff very helpful and hard working. The kitchen was tidied up by staff everyday and was a great place to hangout right next to the... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Enjoyed my stay at this hostel. Very cheap at around £6.50 per night. Food that was available was ok, but better just to walk to town to get something. They really tried to push you into doing activities. Really desperate for the commission. The beds were pretty uncomfortable. And they were very cramped for 6 people. It was quite noisy... More

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Address: 559 Makambo Road | Town Centre, Livingstone, Zambia
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Location: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
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Number of rooms: 72
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