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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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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
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Good guesthouse. Good place. At few hundred meters from the city center. The +: they are able to plan tours for you and they did very good organisation for me. I planned everything before and it was really well organised. For french with low english: the owner is french. :-) Staff is very helpful and pro. Accomodation very clean. Very... More 

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

C’est très sympathique d’avoir pris le temps de mettre en ligne votre avis. We certainly hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again for another activity-filled weekend in Livingstone. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Stayed here for three nights with another couple, occupying two air conditioned, en suite rooms overlooking the cleanest and most inviting swimming pool one could imagine. We were collected from the nearby airport by the owner, Laurent, a retired French professor who formerly worked and live in Ireland for many years. If there were official ratings for guest houses in... More 

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this very kind endorsement of Tabonina. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and were happy to share your positive experience of our modest guesthouse. We certainly hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again in Livingstone. More 

Brewster, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We are family of 6 so we had to book 3 different rooms. We were visiting our daughter in Zambia during the Christmas holidays and needed 3 rooms for 4 nights. My daughter had recommended this place so we decided to trust her judgment and booked it. We were delighted with the place. We had a wonderful time. Laurent, who... More 

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such a warm positive review. All of us at Tabonina are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and your time in Livingstone. It was a pleasure looking after you all and we certainly hope that you will have the occasion to visit these shores again. More 

Cusco, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

We were 4 adults and stayed at Tabonina for 2 nights in the family suite. The rooms were beautiful, clean and have AC. On the property they also have a really nice swimming pool and pool table as well. I was most impressed by the helpful and kind staff. They were really great at helping to organize taxis for us... More 

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this kind review. It is a real pleasure to read your positive comments and we’ll make sure to pass them on to our team. We are delighted that your time in Livingstone and at Tabonina has left you with good memories. More 

Avoca Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

This is my first review on Trip Advisor and warranted because anyone coming to Livingstone should know about this fantastic gem. They do not advertise as being 5 star with their facilities, yet the experience at the end of your stay is absolutely 5 star and beyond. This is a true taste of Zambia and the beautiful people who live... More 

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this very generous review. We are extremely happy that Tabonina has played its own modest part in making you feel the beauty and friendliness of Zambia. We sure would be delighted to welcome you back to Livingstone. More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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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 20100, Zambia
Location: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: $48 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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