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Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I absolutely loved my stay at Livingstone Backpackers. The staff are extremely accommodating and friendly, and the atmosphere of the hostel was very welcoming, making the stay an enjoyable one. The lodge was conveniently situated close to Vic Falls and shops making it easy to get around. The rooms were very clean and equipped with mosquito nets allowing a lovely...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to stay! Staff were friendly and helpful with activities. Facilities were generally clean and tidy. There was some construction going on at the bar but service was still good and there is enough seating around the pool and chill out area. Highly recommend this spot.

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Warwickshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a week here and loved the place. The facilities were excellent including a pool but what really made the place rock were the staff. Such a friendly bunch, nothing was too much trouble for them and they can organise an overwhelming number of excursions at a moments notice. Located in the centre of Livingstone in close proximity to the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Exceptional service, great fun, clean rooms, always there to help, cheap! Sithole one of the managers is a legend. The bar is an honesty which is great, the wifi works and is fast, the food is good not amazing. The pool is always clean. I would definitely recommend this place. Zak Smerczak

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed October 28, 2016

The place is great, it's got a centralised pool area to socialise, the bathrooms are regularly cleaned and the staff are generally helpful. Unfortunately there is nothing in place to stop other guests partying on after returning from the bar. Disappointing as a bad night's sleep ruins your opinion of a place.

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Reviewed October 7, 2016

The staff is very friendly and even remembered me by name after I revisited following a three-week trip outside of Zambia. The self-catering kitchen is decently supplied and seems clean enough; however, for some reason teems with flies. The rooms vary in quality. During my first stay, my room felt quite new and had nice, thick, and firm mattresses. In...

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Reviewed September 11, 2016

We stayed there for a night. In a private room with toilet. We paid Usd 60 for each night. Rooms are small and with no mosquito net but very clean. They provide you with a towel. Showers are great...warm water! There is a small pool, a jacuzzi, a climbing wall and a nice bar where you can party a bit...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed September 7, 2016

What a cacophony of colours and sounds. By 6 pm this place was rollicking. South Koreans were singing gospel music. Obese Irish ladies were downing rows of shots. The drunkest were bombing half-naked into the swimming pool. Some long-haired singer strummed furiously on an acoustic guitar as his flock howled. Cheesy dance music superimposed on it all. Not the quietest...

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 8, 2016

This is an excellent place to stay on a budget in Livingstone. It's mainly a young person's guesthouse as it's geared towards organising adrenaline sports & is very lively around the bar in the evenings with quiz & music nights. The dorm I was in was a little small, considering the luggage most backpackers seem to carry these days, but...

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

This backpackers has a cool vibe, pool, wifi and great staff. The bar is well stocked and my fiancé and I had a great 3 nights here exploring the area. A shuttle to the falls is on offer every morning and the staff will help you book activities and give suggestions. Decent shower/toilet facilities and we had a decent-sized room...

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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Livingstone Backpackers

Address: 559 Makambo Road | Town Centre, Livingstone, Zambia
Location: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: $10 - $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 72
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“rooms by reception are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Timster3, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Bring earplugs”
 of 5 bubbles joemillman, Oct 28, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor, end of the balcony are great!”
 of 5 bubbles Hamurtle, Jun 22, 2016 | Read review
“its in the center, lot of things its walking distance”
 of 5 bubbles shirlylebelo, Mar 18, 2016 | Read review
“I like it a bit quieter at night, so luckily I had a room on the opposite side of the compound as the bar.”
 of 5 bubbles Brinkman107, Feb 16, 2016 | Read review
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