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    Small World Backpackers Lodge

    25 Ridge Rd | Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
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    Overview
    • Excellent21%
    • Very good52%
    • Average19%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible5%
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    “hot water” (6 reviews)
    “flea market” (2 reviews)
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    11 - 15 of 96 reviews

    Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

    Clean, quiet, decent location, good wifi, small but clean kitchen. Walking distance to the shops, the US embassy and the Mozambican embassy. You can get a chapa to anywhere at the Avalon shops down the road and the orange atm across from Food Lovers Market...More

    Thank Becca F
    Reviewed 4 March 2016

    I stayed there one night on two different occasions. If based off my first experience, I would have given it a 4. I had a private room, great experience with the staff, nice and fast internet, and the only thing I could complain about was...More

    Thank Hunter H
    Response from Seremwe, General Manager at Small World Backpackers LodgeResponded 7 March 2016

    Dear Mr Hunter Once again we are sorry for the unpleasant second stay with us. Thank you for your review. You coming coming back to us indicates that you are our loyal client. We have since attended to the ceiling in the dorm. Also linen...More

    Reviewed 8 February 2016

    This was my second time at Small World. The first was 9 years ago. Not much had changed - it's still fairly funky. But the price is right, rooms are adequate, beds fine, wifi free, food available on site (also reasonably priced) or you can...More

    Thank shadowsprings
    Response from Tariro01, Marketing Officer at Small World Backpackers LodgeResponded 8 July 2016

    Dear Shadowsprings Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay.Your coming back to stay with us shows that you are a loyal client. Thank you for the review.please visit us again

    Reviewed 4 February 2016

    This is not very cheap place and the kitchen facilities are so disgusting ,it is evidence the owner likes the income but cant face the expenditure and not bothered to provide proper pots and pans and they are ancient and so dirty and old. the...More

    Thank b_kashan
    Response from Seremwe, General Manager at Small World Backpackers LodgeResponded 5 August 2016

    Dear Client Thank you for your review. We since attended to your review. regards

    Reviewed 8 December 2015

    The place is not too far away from city centre in a quiet neighbourhood. If you are doing all your cooking and grocery shopping, it is indeed the best value in Harare. Everything you need for a short or long term stay can be found...More

    Thank fidelisblue
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    • US$28 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    lefoko s
    29 May 2015|
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    Response from Seremwe | Property representative |
    5 minutes by taxi for the one in town and 10 minute Avondale one
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    Bambelela123
    24 November 2014|
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    Response from Seremwe | Property representative |
    our number is 00263772766118
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    Room Tips
    "Get a room with your own bath. More expensive but worth it"
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    "Sometimes even the dorms are fairly empty. Ask if crowded and you may be able to stay in a quiet dorm."
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    "If you can afford a private room, that is always the best."
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    "Take the dorm room, the other rooms are far overpriced."
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