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Lusaka Backpackers

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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good42%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was picked up from kk international by the driver working for the backpackers. There was quite a delay at immigration so I was quite relieved when I walked out more than an hour later to find the driver patiently waiting. For me, this private...More

Thank arailnutter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found Lusaka backpackers great for our stopovers in Lusaka. Its very reasonably priced for Lusaka which can be expensive. Rooms are basic but very clean and they provide towels. The outdoor areas are great for relaxing and chatting with other guests. The wifi was...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

I've stayed at this hostel a few times over the last 5 years, as I travel back and forth to Zambia often. The hostel has always been sufficient for those of us on a budget, and in a decent location. But on this trip, I...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I wasn't particularly impressed with Lusaka Backpackers - the dorm rooms are cramped, the bedding could be replaced, and the pool is very small. But I will say that the staff are friendly and helpful - I accidentally left behind my jacket and they still...More

Thank Stephanie2743
Response from KimLBP, General Manager at Lusaka BackpackersResponded 19 March 2018

Thanks for your response and it is good to hear you enjoyed the staff. We do have a great team, who are well known for their friendliness and willingness to help. The 8 bed dorm is a little cramped, and although we cannot extend the...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018

As backpacker places go, this is the best of the bunch in central Lusaka. It's very popular, so has a good, social vibe. The staff are excellent and really helpful. There's a good bar with satellite TV and a swimming pool. A guests' kitchen is...More

Thank Mark R
Response from KimLBP, General Manager at Lusaka BackpackersResponded 19 March 2018

Great to hear you enjoyed your stay. Sorry it was a little noisy at times, the night watchmen have been reminded they need to enforce the 'no noise after 22' rule in all public places near rooms.. So hopefully the earplugs (although always useful in...More

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Free Parking
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US$ 15 - US$ 45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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US$ 15 - US$ 45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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"Get one of the ensuite rooms"
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"Try to get a cabin away from the noisy bar area"
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"A couple of ensuite rooms, otherwise dormitory type rooms."
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"We booked a dorm but ended up in two rooms as a large group was in. They charged us the dorm price..."
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