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    Fawlty Towers

    216 Musi O Tunya Road | Box 61170, Livingstone, Zambia
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    • Excellent45%
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    “deluxe room” (12 reviews)
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    Reviewed 23 October 2016

    I agree with ShellyP793 in her review that the place is not welcoming. The Receptionist seemed lazy and tired upon our arrival and did not care to talk with us. When we asked about rates and the like she was obviously annoyed. I did ask...More

    Thank hmcnally35
    Response from ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers

    Dear hmcnally35 Thank you very much for your review. I am sorry to hear you did not find Fawlty Towers a welcoming place. I shall discuss your feedback with both our Receptionist and our Security Guard. I expect this October heat is making everyone lethargic...More

    Reviewed 18 October 2016

    The facility offered excellent service for the money. Staff were all very friendly and helpful with arranging activities or offering advice. Accessibility of kitchen facilities was a real bonus and it was suitable for all types of travellers: family, backpacker, couples young and not so...More

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    Response from ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers

    Dear Williamo471 Thank you very much for your super review. I am so pleased to hear that found our service excellent value for money. Thank you very much for pointing out that our staff were friendly and helpful and that our facilities are suitable for...More

    Reviewed 10 October 2016

    Rooms aren't clean. Mosquito nets are not effective. You have to track them down to get the wifi password. And they won't make a local phone call for you unless you book an activity through them. Oh, and their kitchen closes at 5pm and to...More

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    Thank shelleyp793
    Response from ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers

    Wow shelleyp793, it's not very often we get such a scathing review. You will see that most of our reviews are excellent and our guests generally love Fawlty Towers. I am so sorry to hear that your experience was not the same. To respond to...More

    Reviewed 6 October 2016
    Google Translation

    Livingstone var mye mindre enn forventet. Jeg så for meg en stor by, men det er egentlig bare et par...More

    Thank Signii
    Response from ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers
    Google Translation

    Tusen takk for din vakre gjennomgang og for å anbefale Fawlty Towers som et godt sted å bo mens i...More

    Reviewed 5 October 2016

    we really enjoyed staying at Fawlty Towers and would definitely stay there again. The location is great with a good supermarket across the road. They also make great bush porridge for breakfast, and I will have to find some here if I can.

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    Response from ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers

    651ernestm, thank you very much for a lovely review. We are always very happy when our guests leave happy! Thank you very much for leaving us such great feedback. Good luck with the porridge. With best wishes, Elissa

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    About
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    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • USD 15 - USD 53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    JS-BBW
    Hi Elissa, my son and two friends are backpacking and will be seeing you people in about a week's time. He is from George South Africa. They would like to know if one can pitch a two-man tent at the backpackers and what the cost would be. Read about your fees for the Dorms which might be believe it or not be a bit much. They want to prove that they can do Cape Town to Cape McClear and back in less than R200/day in 20 days. Regards JS de la Bat
    4 January 2017|
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    Response from Elissa D | Property representative |
    Hi JS de la Bat Thank you very much for your email. How long does your son and friends intend to stay? We don't usually offer camping. Drop me an email which you can find on our website (unfortunately, I cannot enter... More
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    PrudenceGov
    How far is the Vic falls and the Zambezi river from the lodge? What kind of transport can we use to get there?
    7 November 2016|
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    Response from ElissaDavie | Property representative |
    Hi there. The Victoria Falls are about 8 km from Fawlty Towers. You can reach the river at different locations in Livingstone, but the closest access is about 6kms from Fawlty Towers. Fawty Towers has a shuttle that runs... More
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    Michael M
    Hi there When you say there is a free shuttle to VIc Falls - is that the Falls in Zambia or Zimbabwe? I am going to be at Fawlty Towers for four nights and wanted to spend two days in Livingston (going down to Chobe) and then spend two days at Vic Falls in Zimbabwe. But i thought i could stay at Fawlty tours and commute two mornings from Fawlty Towers to Vic Falls in Zimbabwe. How would that go? Thanks in advance. Michael
    3 September 2016|
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    Response from jill a | Reviewed this property |
    No this is to Vic falls Zambia.Would then need to get taxi to border and possibly walk across the bridge. Ensure you have a multiple visa before you enter Zambia if want to do this.Vic falls from Zambia is just as... More
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    Room Tips
    "Ive put price as mid range as we had a deluxe room but dorms are a lot cheaper"
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    "They have budget dormatory rooms as well as private rooms with ensuite bathrooms around the garden."
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    "Ask for rooms away from kitchen since people start to use around 6:30am"
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    "Dormitories mean sharing bathroom and toilet. But other options available for indivdual and family alike"
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