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    Victoria Falls Backpackers

    357 Gibson Rd | P.O. Box 151, Victoria Falls 263, Zimbabwe
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    Overview
    • Excellent42%
    • Very good35%
    • Average13%
    • Poor8%
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    Wifi
    Free Parking
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    1 - 5 of 154 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I really enjoyed staying at Victoria Falls Backpackers. The atmosphere was relaxed, the staff were helpful and the facilities were good. The hostel dog was very cute. I wish the wifi had been free, but at least it was reliable.

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    Thank natsaskatoon
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My double room bungalow was clean, but a little cave like. The property has a wonderfully calm atmosphere, since it quite far from the centre. Unfortunately the pool was quite dirty with the cleaning equipment swimming inside for two days. Wifi is expensive, as is...More

    Thank Julia S
    Response from Tracey B, Owner at Victoria Falls BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for the review, we always take it in consideration to better everyone's stay. August is our windy month so leaves are falling right through the day, but im sure by next month we can remove the kreepy crawly etc. :) Our internet package...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The lodge was very nice. They have different room types to accommodate anyone's needs. The cafe was good but be aware that they are only open very specific times of the day. Also they don't take cards, ONLY CASH. It's a bit of a hike...More

    Thank Jpark07v
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This place is a real paradise, far from the commericals touristic hotels of Vic Fall, is an authentic african place and feeling. Yet it has all you need, comfort, rooms or dorms, swimming pool, Internet, a delicious breakfast and service to trasnfer to the airport....More

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    Thank davidesO8785BU
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed here for two nights. Room was good although bed was quite short if you are above 1.85m. Great shower with lots of warm water. Bathroom is almost completely open which means other person in the room will see and hear almost everything you do....More

    Thank Marbitown
    A'Zambezi River Lodge
    873 reviews
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    1,190 reviews
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    Cresta Sprayview Hotel
    363 reviews
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    N1 Hotel Victoria Falls
    411 reviews
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 18 - USD 35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • Zimbabwe >
    • Matabeleland North Province >
    • Victoria Falls
    • Also Known As
    • Victoria Falls Backpackers Hotel Victoria Falls
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    Gene T
    19 October 2015|
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    Response from LevinY | Reviewed this property |
    The multivisa is not available if you arrive by land from Namibia.
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    "the crocodile dorm is easily the best"
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    "Elephants room wasn't perfect, maybe try find another?"
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