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Victoria Falls Backpackers Lodge

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357 Gibson Rd P.O. Box 151, Victoria Falls 263 Zimbabwe See on map
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely chilled out place, friendly & helpful staff, sorted out trips, transfers & food & the staff remember your name. The location is a bit too far out of town to walk there, but a great place to escape it all & relax, with hammocks,...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Lovely place with a feeling of community. Staff was friendly and eager to help with anything needed during my visit at Victoria Falls. The place had all the facilities needed for a backpacker: Clean and well equipped communal kitchen, ability washing clothes on your own...More

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Response from J P, Manager at Victoria Falls Backpackers LodgeResponded August 8, 2018

Thank you Matti !

Reviewed 5 days ago

Lets start by putting it out there that Victoria Falls is expensive. With that said, the rooms were modestly priced and sufficient. We had a private room, not anything luxurious or spectacular but was what we needed...clean and safe. We met great people and found...More

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Response from J P, Manager at Victoria Falls Backpackers LodgeResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your review! We are happy that you managed to get your luggage back and that we were able to help! Awesome!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms and facilities are good; there is a kitchen to cook own groceries; city center reachable in 20 minutes by walking; possibility to book activities from the reception; entertainment area with tv and board games

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Response from J P, Manager at Victoria Falls Backpackers LodgeResponded 6 days ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a good time at VFBL, met some really cool people. Quite a mix of solo travellers, bigger groups, friends travelling which makes for good vibes.It's a bit of a walk to get to the centre but safe at the same time.Facilities were really good...More

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Response from J P, Manager at Victoria Falls Backpackers LodgeResponded 6 days ago

Hiya! We are happy you had a good time and got to meet some really cool people :)

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Welcome to Victoria Falls. En-suite,Twin,Dorms and camping available, we are a short walk from town. Facilities include:- Car Parking Available- Wi-Fi $3 per person per day- Laundry Service- Linen provided- Towels provided on request- Mossie Nets- Adventure centre - Best advise and activity packages !!- Platform with view of the Mosi-Oa-Tunya (Smoke that thunders)- Beautiful Garden- Swimming Pool- Video / Lounge Area- Nightly Boma Fire- Swings- Home cooked meals- Safety boxes- Self catering kitchen- Capture the exotic flair of Zimbabwean culture and indigenous art with affordable comfort and friendly service. Our eye catching accommodation is scattered across our luscious garden of which our swimming pool and fire place forms the center piece providing a delightful setting for interacting with other travelers or to simply relax. Let management arrange your adventure activities for you, from bungee jumping to elephant encounters.

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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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$16 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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ZimbabweMatabeleland North ProvinceVictoria Falls
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Response from LevinY | Reviewed this property |
The multivisa is not available if you arrive by land from Namibia.
Room Tips
"The six bed dorm is a very cramped, so opt for the twelve bed dorm or a private room."
May 15, 2018
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"Check if Rhino room bed is damp if you're put there. If so ask to change rooms."
Mar 5, 2018
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"Suits all travellers!"
Jan 30, 2018
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"Take the A frame rooms with shared bathroom, they are the only nice ones. Avoid the room with bathroom. And..."
Nov 8, 2017
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