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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2014

A HUGE THANK YOU to Laurent and his wonderful team @ The Tabonina - we had a fantastic time there - everyone was so friendly . Laurent was really helpful with his advice and knowledge when booking activities . The rooms were very spacious and clean The pool was fabulously refreshing after a hard day seeking adventure and fun We...

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 14 October 2014

After four wonderful days at Tabonina Guesthouse, I couldn't help but laugh to myself on the last night. Even if the "privileged" types were paying out the wazoo over at the expensive lodges for opulent surroundings, there was NO WAY they were being treated better by friendlier and more knowledgeable staff than we were experiencing at Tabonina guesthouse. Add to...

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Werribee, Australia
Reviewed 13 October 2014

The owner of Tabonina Guesthouse (Laurent) is just the best host, not giving just a broad "Hello" to guests but he takes the time to see and greet each guest, and always ready for a chat. We were booked originally for10 days with 2 rooms but needed to add time. Laurent was wonderful, and although we had to change rooms...

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Vlissingen, Zeeland, Netherlands
Reviewed 8 October 2014

We were here for a week in Livingstone for holiday. The first day i was not amused many many mosquitos, but after saying for spraying all the mosquitos are dead on the floor:) The people are friendly and helpfull, especially the cleaning men. What we like was the pool table we played that almost everyday. Also the swimming pool was...

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Many thanks for posting your very kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed staying at Tabonina and made good use of the pool table and the swimming pool. There was a small pond with fish on the side of the building where your room was and it started attracting some frogs. The pond is no more and so are these...

Haarlem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

A great guesthouse!!! - Amazing friendly and helpfull staff - Laurent, the owner, is a great host! - cosy atmosphere - nice swimmingpool to sit around - good beds & airco - simple, but nice that there is a small breakfast served (you can preorder a more extended breakfast) CONCLUSION: If you are looking for a cosy place wherry you...

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Harbin, China
Reviewed 18 September 2014

This May I was in Livingstone Zambia. I feel so lucky that when I was there I chose this beautiful gusethouse. It's not far from town center, just 1KM from center if I am not mistaken. I enjoyed myself there. The owner is a very nice French gentleman. Belinda,Lucy and othe staff they are so friendly and helpful. I met...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 16 September 2014

I was more than happy with my choice to stay at Tabonina Guesthouse during my Livingstone visit. I felt I really got my money's worth and the staff really made me feel at home. Excellent room, clean pool, a nice breakfast and great help with organizing day trips. The only downside is the location next to a mosque which woke...

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Australia
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Tabonina is a very relaxing place to stay. With nice rooms that include mosquito nets, a TV, clean bathroom, towels and good showers. We found our time at Tabonina very quiet and relaxing with some rooms located around a nice little pool. The staff are very friendly. Be aware that Tabonina is not located very close to the city centre....

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Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Stayed here for 5 nights while we were in Livingstone. First impression is that it is a very basic guesthouse. The staff were very friendly and helpful and made us all feel at home. The guesthouse is located on the outskirts of Livingstone but is within walking distance of the main street. Taxi's are readily available. We felt safe and...

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Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are delighted you enjoyed Tabonina’s hospitality and service, and that you also find us to be of excellent value for money. Nevertheless, you describe us as “very basic”. Of course, the term ‘basic’ is rather vague and it all comes down to people’s expectations. However, we believe there is...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Agree with all comments and reviews, great value for money, lovely staff and very helpful owners. My husband read that Lourent was connected to a kindergarten for disadvantaged children so we took a pile of pencils, clothes, etc and asked Lourent to give to the kindergarten. Instead he asked us to go along with him and visit so we did....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated close to the Victoria Falls, one of the biggest wonders of the world, Tabonina Guesthouse is a secure, cosy and relaxing guesthouse located in the peaceful Nottie Broad area of Livingstone, only a short walk away from the town centre. Set in a beautiful mango tree garden, Tabonina Guesthouse consists of nine en-suite rooms and two non en suite rooms, with an ablution block nearby, a breakfast/dinner area, a sitting room equipped with large flat screen TV, a swimming pool, a gazebo with pool table for drinks and games, and a self-catering kitchen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tabonina Guesthouse

Address: 3 Maisoko Road, Nottie Broad | PO Box 61284, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: ₹ 3,277 - ₹ 4,096 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“We had room 7, very quiet, in back of property.”
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