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    Mokolodi Backpackers

    Plot 86 | Mokolodi II, Gaborone 0000, Botswana
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    • Average5%
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    • Terrible1%
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    1 - 5 of 72 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Mokolodi is a classic backpackers place close to a game reserve. Staff is super friendly. We camped here and were surprised by all the different animals that we were able to spot. Just a couple of meters away from our tent we saw several big...More

    Thank Ludovici7
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I have stayed at a lot of backpackers in my day - Mokolodi is right up there with the best of them. The meticulous attention to detail, wonderful decor, super friendly staff and backpacker pets made an excellent stay. They have a number of different...More

    Thank DLsouthafrica
    Reviewed 20 July 2017

    I was recently looking for some more reasonably priced accommodation in Botswana so I arranged to camp at Mokolodi's. At first I was concerned because it is a bit far from town, but it's location is perfect if you want to visit Mokolodi Reserve (where...More

    1  Thank Jenna S
    Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

    Traveling across southern Africa, Gaborone was only meant to be a stop on my path. Now I can't leave! This hostel is in a quiet spot thriving with nature; walking in, you'll be greeted by a peacock, dog, pig, doves, cats, and many lovely animals....More

    1  Thank MikeAndHisBackpack
    Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

    This place is very special. Tranquil and relaxed with lovely kind staff. Young and old mix it and there are budgets to suit all. The owner Hendrik has real vision and his hospitality is the best. We loved our stay and would recommend it to...More

    Thank Judd H
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    • Free Parking
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Price range
    • USD 11 - USD 33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Botswana >
    • South-East District >
    • Gaborone
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    • Mokolodi Backpackers Hotel Gaborone
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    A G
    11 March 2015|
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    Response from Hendrik W | Property representative |
    Hi, Hendrik here, owner of Mokolodi Backpackers. It would be great to have you and your wife with us. I will advise on what to do when you are here. We have the Mokolodi Nature reserve close by and there is a museum in town... More
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    "All good, cabins don't have air conditioning."
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    "if you want your own facilties specify as most are more basic"
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    "Be flexible and don't rush anything."
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    "I had a single room which is in the same building as the owners flat thus making it a bit noisy at times."
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