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Tabonina Guesthouse

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3 Maisoko Road, Nottie Broad | PO Box 61284, Livingstone, Zambia
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Sydney, Australia
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58 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Tabonina Guesthouse for 4 nights and felt like we were leaving home when we had to leave. We booked room 5, which is the thatched roof chalet with 2 queen size beds. On arrival it seemed dark and gloomy but at night time it became very cosy and the thatched roof gave the room a wonderful atmosphere.... More 

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are delighted that Tabonina made you feel at home and comfortable, and that you were conquered by the special charm of the chalet. Thank you for your kind words about our staff which we will make sure to pass on to them. More 

Delhi
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just stayed for day in livingstone but it was worth it as it is a very pretty and clean and green place. The host Laurent is very nice and helpful, answered all our questions and gave many suggestions. Rooms were confortable and clean. Rest of the staff was also very helpful and sweet, always smiling. By the way the... More 

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at Tabonina. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at this beautiful guesthouse early June 2016. Found it on booking.com. Just turned up and was made very welcome by the staff and the French owner, who was a great help with planning a two day safari. I was there with my son and his friend. We had been staying at Jolly Boys. However we didn't like it there... More 

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this very kind and positive review. We are delighted that we played our part in making your time in Livingstone (and nearby) enjoyable. And even more pleased to know that you will be returning to our shores. More 

Katete, Zambia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Such a gorgeous little place to stay and excellent value. We unfortunately missed Laurent when we went there, but all staff were very kind and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. We had a lovely comfy bed and it was nice and secluded - highly recommend.

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and positive review. Hope I won’t miss you next time you are in Livingstone, but we are happy that you enjoyed your stay at Tabonina. More 

Metro Manila, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

A little guest house run by a great Frenchman Laurent who does everything for you, and by the time you arrive, you have a full schedule of activities. Laurent answers all e-mail within the hour, and more often than not, quicker. You just tell him what you want to do, and he goes off and books them for you. He... More 

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your short stay with us and all the activities you managed in your tight schedule. Looking forward to your next visit to Livingstone. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Me, my wife, son and daughter stayed here during our December holiday in 2015, we would wouldn't have chosen another place. I love this place, the one lady staff member was exceptionally very helpful and friendly. Visiting again in 2016

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We’ll pass on your praise to our staff. We hope to welcome you again to Tabonina in the not too distant future. More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful, quiet place to stay with very friendly staff. Great communal areas outside and by the pool to relax and meet friends. Good breakfasts, cooking facilities available and a short walk into town. Everything that I was looking for and more. I was very happy here. Hope to return on my next trip to Livingstone. Thank you for a lovely... More 

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you! Glad you enjoyed your time with us. We are looking forward to your next visit to Livingstone. More 

New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

A friend and I stayed here November 2014 (the date selection didn't go back to 2014). It's relatively quiet, the staff is friendly & helpful, and it was quite relaxing to have no worries while there. We were even offered a taxi driver (Obey) so we could get around with less worry. I have recommended this location to multiple friends... More 

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your kind review of Tabonina. It’s nice to see that you still remember us after this time and thank you also for recommending us to your friends. We have installed a large generator in December 2015, power cuts, therefore, haven’t been an issue at Tabonina since then (candlelit evenings and stars gazing... More 

Raglan, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful place. We always stay here. Staff are very friendly and helpful. It's a great place for families. The rooms are always clean and tidy and are wonderfully mosquito proofed rooms. There is also a beautiful sparkling pool.

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this more than generous feedback on Tabonina. It’s always a pleasure to have you and your family stay with us. Looking forward to your next visit. More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

This is a great place to stay in Livingstone. We actually stayed twice, in December then in March. Place for car park, nice pool and surroundings and very friendly and pleasant staff. The manager Lauren is very kind and helpful in terms of booking activities. If you don't have a car it's only a short walk into town. The only... More 

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review. It is always a pleasure to have you stay with us. It is also a great endorsement of Tabonina when guests come back and recommend us to their friends or colleagues. As for the mosque nearby, I would not say that the first call of prayer is in “the middle of... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated close to the Victoria Falls, one of the biggest wonders of the world, Tabonina Guesthouse is a secure, cosy and relaxing guesthouse located in the peaceful Nottie Broad area of Livingstone, only a short walk away from the town centre. Set in a beautiful mango tree garden, Tabonina Guesthouse consists of nine en-suite rooms and two non en suite rooms, with an ablution block nearby, a breakfast/dinner area, a sitting room equipped with large flat screen TV, a swimming pool, a gazebo with pool table for drinks and games, and a self-catering kitchen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tabonina Guesthouse

Address: 3 Maisoko Road, Nottie Broad | PO Box 61284, Livingstone, Zambia
Location: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: $48 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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