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    Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge

    12 West Dr, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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    Overview
    • Excellent14%
    • Very good36%
    • Average24%
    • Poor16%
    • Terrible10%
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    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Spa
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    31 - 35 of 126 reviews

    Reviewed 9 February 2016

    We only stayed here for 1 night, and had a private room with private bathroom. The bathroom had mold, the AC didn't work, the floor was covered in dirt, and the bed was dirty and didn't have sheets. The next morning I woke up with...More

    Thank Amy J
    Reviewed 28 January 2016

    Obviously this is a hostel and I haven't stayed at one for decades. Thing is, if you don't want to pay over $200 for a typical hotel in this area, your options are limited. We stayed in a private room which had air conditioning. My...More

    Thank Clinton W
    Reviewed 4 January 2016

    This is not the backpackers or travellers place, it is a pub and at night time a night club with bang bang music till midnight and the owner/s have no clue about the tourists. The dirty swimming pool, filthy sofas and the furniture and not...More

    Thank b_kashan
    Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

    Whilst we enjoyed our stay at Shoestrings and our time in Vic Falls, the accommodation left alot to be desired, the four bed tent booked was in fact three bed and one mattess, for which no solution was offered, the bathrooms provided were both dirty...More

    1  Thank Ellen D
    Reviewed 8 November 2015

    Stayed at Shoestrings lodge for 2 nigths. Pre-booked a twin with A/C, but when we came there was only a twin without A/C available. I expressed my irretation to the manager on duty. My complaints about "not getting what I had booked" was taken seriously...More

    Thank Mads K
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • US$ 30 - US$ 60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
    • Location
    • Zimbabwe >
    • Matabeleland North Province >
    • Victoria Falls
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    Room Tips
    "Dorms are for the party heads, don't be a cheap hero, get a room"
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    "get a privat double room dont do dorms"
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    "If you want to sleep before 1 AM, get a private room"
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    "Private en suites are quiter"
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