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Livingstone Backpackers

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559 Makambo Road | Town Centre, Livingstone, Zambia
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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What an amazing and relaxing backpackers. Situated in the Heart of Livingstone and only a short journey to Vic Falls this backpackers is by far the best value for money. The staff are extremely lovely, friendly and always smiling! Fresh mango trees are everywhere in the outdoor area, the pool is well maintained and the bar is always open! They... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Dorms for $12 a night or camping for $7. The staff is some of the best I've ever come across, they make you feel right at home. The kitchen and the bar is excellent. Free daily shuttle to the falls, free wifi, perfect pool and tons of chill out areas. Massive book exchange. I've found this place a bit better... More 

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

I traveled with a friend to this lovely hostel with a friend for a couple days and let me say what a wonderful surprise- from the staff,to the food,the bar, location, rooms and the genuine welcoming and very friendly atmosphere. Perfect, amazing and a great 10/10 class act!!! :)

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Placerville, California
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

This is such an awesome hostel! Awesome rooms, awesome location (near the bus station, local bars, restaurants, groceries, and ATMs) awesome and spacious communal areas (with cable TV, a swimming pool and a climbing wall!), awesome food served at the in house restaurant, awesome drinks served at that awesome bar, awesome piped in music, awesome and incredibly helpful staff (you... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I was here for 5 weeks while on a nursing elective placement. I stayed in a 4 bed dorm for $14 a night. Great location for all amenities such as restaurants, markets, shops and only a 10-15 min walk to the hospital and about 15 minute taxi ride to the falls. Rooms felt safe and secure and also have a... More 

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Irun, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Authentic backpackers lodge, well designes, great atmosphere. They have dormitories from 10$/pp, rooms are more expensive. You can also camp in the garden, 7$/pp. Kitchen, lockers, swimming pool. Complete. Free wifi. Always correct, clean toilets, well maintened garden. Free mangos rain in january. Yummy! Staff is nice. Many activities if interested around Vic Falls that you can book. Also volunteer... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here as a group of 3 adults and 10 teenagers. The place is clean and the staff are really friendly. They've got a nice pool which played good music in the day and the whole place husband chilled vibe about it. The do cheap food and the drinks prices are very cheap. The washrooms and facilities are also... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 4 nights with a group of school leavers. It was a nice place. Basic but well priced. The staff were very friendly and helpful. It's well located. Great place for backpackers. Not sure it's ideal for family's but youth and backpackers will feel at home. I'd stay there again.

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Livingstone, Zambia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This place would be lovely - it has a great location and friendly staff , but unfortunately it encourages the kind of drinking, gap-yah laddish culture that I came to Africa to get away from. The good stuff: beautiful pool and communal area, very close to supermarkets, and a free daily shuttle to the Falls. There were lots of interesting... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in LB for three nights. It has great location, in the center of Livingstone, close to supermarket, and it costs only 20 kwachas to get there from the bus station. The place is very nice, we really liked the design of the whole place. Unfortunately there is a lot of powercuts during the day, so you can't charge... More 

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