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Victoria Falls Backpackers

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Backpackers is a great place to stay - J is really helpful in planning out what you want to do, which was crucial for us since we only had 48 hours in Vic Falls. It's also really convenient to get around. If you're staying in a dorm style room, be prepared to squeeze, but overall I would highly recommend!

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a hostel where they know how it works. Extremely helpful staff, nice, clean room, swimming pool and small 'restaurant' (and self catering kitchen) A walk to the center takes about 15 minutes or you can take a taxi for $3 ($5 after 7pm). In the evening there's a fireplace where you can meet other people

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very relaxing; friendly and helpful staff; good range of accommodations and amenities. a liitle bit out of town, but worth it for less hustle bustle - easy wal kto town/falls or inexpensive taxi ride.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was very good. we had a clean room and a nice bed, very kind service and a really good value! we really enjoyed staying in Victoria falls backpackers lodge. We recommend this hostel to other people!

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Woodland, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been traveling around the world for three months staying at hostels.... this is by far the best ever. Great stafff, very helpful with tours. Their own cab driver, beautiful facility. Rooms were very comfortable. J, the manager is there all the time more than willing to help you in any way

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Reviewed 5 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 28 March 2017

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 6 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,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
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: ₹ 1,099 - ₹ 3,167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Victoria Falls Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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