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Livingstone Backpackers

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559 Makambo Road Town Centre, Livingstone Zambia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I want to give Livingstone Backpackers more stars, but it was just too loud at night (at least staying in a double on the second floor, towards the street/heading further away from the pool), the value wasn't stellar ($45 USD for a small room w/...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place with a real hostel vibe. Swimming pool, nice and friendly staff, possibility for arranging tours and expeditions, casual parties, calm and afe area. Definitely the place to stay for young people travelling around.

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank ThomasCos
Response from Dawn S, Manager at Livingstone BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi ThomasCos, Thank you for taking time to share your thoughts. Your review means a lot to us and is much appreciated. Hope you get another chance to visit us again. Best regards.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pre-arrival, I was very impressed by the responsiveness of the staff. When I arrived and for the duration of my stay, the the staff was very friendly and super helpful. I definitely received value for money. My only qualm was that the shower wasnt working...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank enjabz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were doing a project that is in the same compound as the backpackers so we got to spend lots of time hanging out at the pool and talking to the super friendly staff. Beers are only 12 kwacha ($1usd) and Friday nights are super...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Lisarix
Response from Dawn S, Owner at Livingstone BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Lisarix, We are happy you had a great time at our place! Wishing you all the best in your travels! Your review means a lot to us. Thank you

Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Good location, nice pool, great music, African style dorms, social atmosphere, friendly staff, close to the museum and the Shoprite supermarket as well as the night club, free daily shuttle to the falls, reasonably priced although Faulty Towers is cheaper and offers free pancakes every...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
72
Price range
$15 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
72
Price range
$15 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
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Traveler (58)
Pool & Beach (12)
Room & Suite (3)
Dining (2)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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Shamiso D
March 16, 2017|
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Response from 754hansr | Reviewed this property |
Yes that is possible you can book on the backpackers' website. Iast year the price was 14 USD Kind regards Hans
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June 28, 2015|
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Response from Dawn S | Property representative |
Yes we do, let me know when you are booked in for and send your flight details. Thanks!!
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Room Tips
"Request a room far from the pool, where the party noise is centered"
jesslittman
Aug 20, 2018
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"Room 6 is good if you don't want to hear noise from the loud bar at night"
tinatravel96
Sep 10, 2017
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"Obviously you can choose at your economical level."
welmeraworeda
Aug 23, 2017
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"I liked the top level, double room we had but was noisy from Limpos a neighbouring club."
Bailsmurph
Apr 14, 2017
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