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Victoria Falls Backpackers

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mum and I spent 3 nights at Backpackers and we really loved it. We had the twin room with shared bathroom. Bathrooms were basic but fine with hot water. Our little thatched hut was such a nice place to sleep. We were able to cook in the kitchen as it had everything you needed. It was nice and quiet...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our stay! Thoroughly enjoyed the quirky and personal style of the lodge. Sufficient self-catering kitchen with clean bedrooms and bathrooms. The staff were friendly, welcoming and very helpful too - true Zimbabwean style!     Good location, close to the shops and tourist attractions. Will definitely be back :)

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our trip was made stress free because of the service we receive from the Victoria Falls Backpackers. There are different backpackers in Victoria falls. You should look for the correct one. Food was good. The price per night was so reasonable. We have taxi available from the lodge to drop you and you get a phone to call back when...

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Everything here fitted our needs and also expectations. Also very helpful when we requested food after the closing hours of the bar. They have all the facilities that a backpacker needs, incl. a very kind driver, Enuk!

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Good place in a good location. Don't expect a busy party atmosphere it's very quiet and laid back which I liked. Easy enough to walk in to the town. I stayed in the attic dorm was pretty cool. The beds aren't the comfiest but to be expected. It's different to your normal hostel good for anyone who likes the outdoors

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Blessing M, Manager at Victoria Falls Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing the experience of your stay with us, it is through feedback like yours that we are able to note where an improvement is needed, we are pleased to announce that we have already started to replace all dorm mattresses with new ones starting with the Attic so that you are able to experience a comfortable sleep,...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This backpackers was lovely, and the owner (Jay) was friendly and extremely helpful. He had a lot of recommendations and will help you book anything you need. It is a bit of a walk to town, but in a nice quiet area.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great amazing place in Zimbabwe, great food great host that hep you with anything. The staff was very accommodating and helped me book tickets and transfers with ease. I stayed in the dorms and the private room and both were exceptional! The food is extremely tasty as well.

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Thank Leroy Z
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Well, I was pleasantly surprised on arrival at Vic Falls Backpackers - the reception staff were very helpful and I was impressed with the layout and my little-detached room with its own bathroom. It was a bit far away from the town for me to walk in the heat and so a cab cost me US$5 there and US$5 back....

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

stayed here for a night in transit to Harare, the rooms are okay the bathrooms are quiet small. the surrounding areas are neatly and uniquely decorated. the bonding fire area is great for late night socializing. very friendly and helpful staff.

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Asaka, Japan
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This lodge was so wonderful!! The staffs were very nice!! This lodge was securely protected so you can stay here without feeling axierty at all. They have tour desk which is available until 19:00. You can also experience African traditional meal for dinner here. The atmosphere of the lodge will make you feel like that you are having a camp...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Victoria Falls. En-suite,Twin,Dorms and camping available, we are a short walk from town. Facilities include:- Car Parking Available- Unlimited Wi-Fi- Laundry Service- Linen provided- Towels provided on request- Mossie Nets- Adventure centre - Best advise and activity packages !!- Platform with view of the Mosi-Oa-Tunya (Smoke that thunders)- Beautiful Garden- Swimming Pool- Video / Lounge Area- Nightly Boma Fire- Swings- Home cooked meals- Safety boxes- Self catering kitchen- Capture the exotic flair of Zimbabwean culture and indigenous art with affordable comfort and friendly service. Our eye catching accommodation is scattered across our luscious garden of which our swimming pool and fire place forms the center piece providing a delightful setting for interacting with other travelers or to simply relax. Let management arrange your adventure activities for you, from bungee jumping to riding on an elephant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Victoria Falls Backpackers

Address: 357 Gibson Rd | P.O. Box 151, Victoria Falls 263, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range: $23 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Victoria Falls Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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