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    Livingstone Backpackers

    559 Makambo Road | Town Centre, Livingstone, Zambia
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      2 adults
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          US$56
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          Overview
          • Excellent57%
          • Very good26%
          • Average13%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible1%
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          2.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 122 reviews

          Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

          I arrived at LB after a gruelling long bus journey from Lusaka and I must say it was rather pleasant. I think I arrived at low season because it wasn't really busy which made it better for me as I had a 4 bed dorm...More

          Thank MellBN
          Reviewed 5 days ago

          Stayed for two months in the volunteer house. The hostel is amazing. There is a pool, a bar and a climbing wall. The location is perfect: very close to everything you need. The staff is friendly, they are always there to help you get around...More

          Thank Lotte004
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Had a great stay with 3 of my friends. We were given a 4 bed dorm which was convenient. We all loved the setup by the pool - a great place to unwind indeed! LB has awesome staff who were very helpful and easy to...More

          Thank Max B
          Reviewed 29 April 2017

          The staff are super friendly, the place is clean, and the hostel is a great place to chill. Victoria Falls is not too far and it is possible to rent a bike for 10 dollars and ride it there. In addition, they have a great...More

          Thank João Paulo S
          Reviewed 29 April 2017

          This was my favorite hostel in the Vic Falls area. They were great at organizing activities for guests, and have a fun scene at the hostel itself. Pool, bar, climbing wall - hard to beat that. The staff was also very friendly and helpful, and...More

          Thank nikmilanovic
          Jollyboys International Backpackers
          510 reviews
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          About
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          • Pool
          • Free Parking
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          • Free Parking
          • Shuttle Bus Service
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          • US$12 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 72
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          • Zambia >
          • Southern Province >
          • Livingstone
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Shamiso D
          good morning,I will be visiting livingston alone, is it possible for me to book a bed in a dormitory with other backpackers? for example in a dormitory with 4 or 6 people? if yes then how much will it cost me per night?
          16 March 2017|
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          Response from Hans R | Reviewed this property |
          Yes that is possible you can book on the backpackers' website. Iast year the price was 14 USD Kind regards Hans
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          HolidayLover053
          Hi Does this hostel offer a free airport pickup?
          28 June 2015|
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          Response from Dawn S | Property representative |
          Yes we do, let me know when you are booked in for and send your flight details. Thanks!!
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          "I liked the top level, double room we had but was noisy from Limpos a neighbouring club."
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          "rooms by reception are quieter"
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          "Bring earplugs"
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          "Rooms on the second floor, end of the balcony are great!"
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