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    Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge

    12 West Dr, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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    Pool & Beach (8)
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    Overview
    • Excellent14%
    • Very good36%
    • Average25%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible10%
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    “party hub” (2 reviews)
    “place to stay” (11 reviews)
    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Restaurant
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    Bar/Lounge
    Spa
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    Self-Serve Laundry
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    1 - 5 of 129 reviews

    Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

    My girlfriend and I camped here for 3 nights in Oct 17. Overall it was an ok place to stay but is a little rough around the edges. For example, there was no hot water, locks on toilet doors were broken and bins were often...More

    Thank BenUK77
    Reviewed 12 October 2017

    It's back packer heaven. Good food, decent bar, nice people, chill out and meet folk from all over the world. When we were there thee was lots of vacancies but we were also told it gets booked up very quickly in peak season, so check...More

    Thank MavisScoggins
    Reviewed 3 October 2017

    We were recommended this place by local relatives of my partner who had stayed there for 5 weeks whilst finding a home.We were given the Limpopo Room which was adequate for our needs,with a ceiling fan,a mosquito net over the bed and a separate shower...More

    Thank southcoastexpress
    Reviewed 21 September 2017

    I've been to plenty of places where the bathroom / shower door doesn't lock or has no lock but this is the first place I've been to where the door doesn't remotely fit into the door frame, they are just all far to big or...More

    Thank alifefulloftravel
    Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

    I expected this to be in the style of a hostel but it was so far from that. It was basic, warm and filled with people from various places around the globe - it had a real continental feel to it. We were welcomed by...More

    Thank Nisa C
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    About
    Amenities
    • 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
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$15 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Location
    • Zimbabwe >
    • Matabeleland North Province >
    • Victoria Falls
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    Traveller (98)
    Pool & Beach (8)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Dining (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (86)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Bathroom (1)
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms at the back are quiet at night,being away from the bar,which can get noisy."
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    "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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