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Zombie Cucumber

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

The Zombie Cucumber is a really nice Accomodation close to the seaside. The place is beautiful, the Chalets are clean and really nice. The place has a pool and some nice places to relax beside you're Chalet. I can really recommend to stay there.

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valerie1209, Propriétaire at Zombie Cucumber, responded to this review

Hello Laura. Thank you so much for the great review. We wih you an Happy 2017.

Reviewed 3 December 2016

The place has small bungalows which do have a mossie net, but you would think that they would at least put a tin of doom in the room even with the net i was bitten badly, and i don't normally get bitten. Another problem is the outside toilet and shower which is nice during the day but at nite you...

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valerie1209, Propriétaire at Zombie Cucumber, responded to this review

I am sorry about your review and specialy that you didn't ask help on the place. Regarding the mosquitos, Mozambique is a country with mosquitos. You had a mosquitonet on your bed 2x2m : it's not realy a mossie one. For doom, I have plenty in my office, and we always provide when the clients ask for. We don't do...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 6 November 2016

YOU MUST STAY HERE! Quieter vibe than Baobab but a stone's throw away if you want to party there and come back here to relax. The grounds, library, lavatory, pool, grassy area, bar are all very tastefully designed with an eye for detail and a sixth sense for WOW. Food is pricier than the average backpacker budget, but delicious so...

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valerie1209, Propriétaire at Zombie Cucumber, responded to this review

Thank you so much. Have a Happy and healthy 2017..

Vlissingen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 September 2016

nice stay, friendly owner. clean 2 person huts with nice outside bathroom. swimming pool, free private parking, free wifi. Would definitely stay here again if I visit Vilanculos again! Nice and friendly staff as well

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valerie1209, Propriétaire at Zombie Cucumber, responded to this review

Thanks a lot. We hope to welcome you again soon. Happy New Year !

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Bruno and Valerie are great hosts and the Zombie Cucumber is a lovely place to stay. One problem I think they have are the lack of proper mosquito protection. Food and bar are great, and it's a nice place to meet people and travel throughout Vilanculos.

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valerie1209, Propriétaire at Zombie Cucumber, responded to this review

Thank you Ranz. Have a Happy 2017 and come back to visit us...

Basel
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The Zombie Cucumber is located very close to the beach and has a lovely garden, with a little pool. A restaurant serves good meals but they are not cheap for Mozambique. The same thing goes for the bar. The dorm is quite big with 18 beds but very nice done in a round house. Every bunk bed has a mosquito...

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valerie1209, Propriétaire at Zombie Cucumber, responded to this review

Hello. That's true : we are not a backpacker anymore since 2012... Some guides book never changed the new level for the placeour new level for Zombie : sorry about... The dorm is equiped with 7 bunk beds, so 14 persons. But Zombie Cucumber has never, never provided self catering facilities...All the best for you for 2017

Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Zombie for more than one week. Run by an extraordinary nice belgium couple this place is famous for its stone oven pizza - just delicious! Moreover the rooms are very nice, clean and comfortable and have their own private bathroom. Just 1 min away from the breathtaking beach of vilanculos, this place is definitely the best choice...

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Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Arrived at Zombie Cucumber expecting price they offer on there website. When we got to the reception they quoted 500 meticals for dorms but the website quotes 350 meticals for dorms! It may not seam much but there is a big difference in price if you looking to stay one week! In the centre of Vilanculos around many informal houses...

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Lasne, Belgium
Reviewed 18 September 2015

We stayed here for a couple of nights and ate at the restaurant too, the place is really cozy and has a nice atmosphere! The owners greeted us very kindly and entertained us during dinner with funny stories and good advice about what to do in the area. It was by far one of the most welcoming places in Vilanculos!...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

We recently stayed at this back packer lodge in Vilanculos on our way to Madagascar. I will say that the host Elizabeth was friendly, helpful and possibly one of the few things worth mentioning about Vilanculos. The beds were not wonderful, but rooms were clean and the price was right. They make good pizza. A word of caution, be careful...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Zombie Cucumber is very well located (2mn walking distance from the beach, facing Bazaruto archipelago)and has been fully renoveted in 2012. The new owners, Valerie & Bruno, are french and belgium and do anything to turn your journey in their small paradise as the best remember of your life. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zombie Cucumber

Address: Avenida Marginal | Bairro Central, Vilanculos 0000, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Inhambane Province > Vilanculos
Price Range: ₹ 905 - ₹ 4,654 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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