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    Lusaka Backpackers

    161 Mulombwa Close, Lusaka 31300, Zambia
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    Overview
    • Excellent21%
    • Very good41%
    • Average26%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
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    “stayed here” (21 reviews)
    “small pool” (7 reviews)
    Free Parking
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    1 - 5 of 156 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed one night during my trip to Livingstone. My double room with shared facilities was fine, everything clean and running. Breakfast is optional and expensive. The staff is very friendly, bzt mostly absent. It happens that you wait 10-30 min until someone shows up. Be...More

    Thank Julia S
    Response from KimLBP, General Manager at Lusaka BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    HI thanks for your review and for your review on Booking.com. It is great you enjoyed your room and that you returned to stay a few nights later. Sorry you did not try the breakfast, it is enjoyed by many and varies in price from...More

    Reviewed 26 June 2017

    Lusaka Backpackers is the ideal place to be if you are travelling on a budget. I kept using Lusaka as a mid-point halt whilst travelling through Zambia as buses are not permitted to operate post 21:00 hrs. & Lusaka Backpackers was my base each time...More

    Thank ParulMenezes
    Response from KimLBP, General Manager at Lusaka BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and a mosi or two with John. Thanks for the review.

    Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

    Hotel a quite expensive in Lusaka. If you want a cheaper solution this is a perfect solution. Staff if very friendly, rooms and common spaces are very clean and there is even an outdoor pool and a self catering kitchen to prepare your own food....More

    Thank alicetq
    Response from KimLBP, General Manager at Lusaka BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for your review. Fantastic you enjoyed your stay, but sorry if it was a little noisy some nights.

    Reviewed 9 June 2017

    it's been a awhile since I have had a shared room in a hostel, so it took some getting used to. Over all my experience was positive, The hostel is clean and orderly. With the bar, there was a good vibe and friendly atmosphere. The...More

    Thank dstein57
    Response from KimLBP, General Manager at Lusaka BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    The restaurant does serve good food - great you enjoyed some of their dishes. Thanks for the review.

    Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

    I don't know why this place has any bad reviews; it was clean, safe, and comfortable, as well as a good value. It's  walking distance from a shopping mall with an incredible grocery store (they have bulk snacks - the peri peri cashews are a...More

    Thank Shannon S
    Response from KimLBP, General Manager at Lusaka BackpackersResponded 24 May 2017

    Great to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for the happy feedback.

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$11 - US$44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    Room & Suite (8)
    Pool & Beach (6)
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    Room Tips
    "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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