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Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge

12 West Dr, Victoria Falls Zimbabwe See on map
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Airport Transportation
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

Spent 2 days in Victoria Falls with Absolute Africa camping at Shoestring Backpackers Lodge. Standard backpackers’ accommodation, friendly, has a good vibe, drinks are cheap, and the partying goes onto the early mornings, not ideal if your trying to sleep though! Plenty of activities to...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Mark D D
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Relaxed open common area overlooking the pool and well tended grounds. A chance to either have a chat with fellow residents & local characters, shoot some pool, have a chilled drink, catch up on internet stuff (WiFi was good). Sports on the telly. Things got...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank sadeeyor
Reviewed September 5, 2018

I stayed here for just over 2 weeks, It was truly amazing, I made some amazing friends. The place was lively and the staff were always friendly. Either camping or in the dorms, you could always get a good nights sleep.

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank bunduafricans
Reviewed August 31, 2018

As someone who has managed a backpackers in Capetown i must say i was impressed by shoestrings. Funny thing is we ended up there by referral from Mambos who were full. The place has a good vibe the bar, food and the natural looking swimming...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Fabian T
Reviewed June 10, 2018

This place has a good location - it was about a 15 minute walk to Victoria Falls and all the shops/restaurants that surround that area. We stayed in one of the private (two bed) rooms and that was nice - had our own private bathroom....More

Date of stay: July 2017
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This brightly coloured backpackers is a short five miniute walk from town. There is 24 hour security, a lively bar, a small restaurant that makes the best pizzas in town, self-catering kitchen, a swimming More pool, DSTV and two very friendly dogs. The staff are very helpful and can assist you with all activity bookings and information on onward travel. Less
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Suites, Family Rooms
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Suites, Family Rooms
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$30 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$30 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
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"great place to meet people"
Sep 5, 2018
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"Disco nighst private rooms are better positioned away from noise especially number 7 though it was a twin..."
Aug 31, 2018
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"Rooms at the back are quiet at night,being away from the bar,which can get noisy."
Oct 3, 2017
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"Dorms are for the party heads, don't be a cheap hero, get a room"
May 9, 2017
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