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    Jollyboys International Backpackers

    34 Kanyanta Road | PO Box 61088, Livingstone, Zambia
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    29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    Traveller (149)
    Room & Suite (28)
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    • Excellent47%
    • Very good37%
    • Average11%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    “jolly boys” (33 reviews)
    “person dorm” (9 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Free Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Poolside Bar
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 456 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Jollyboys provided hands down one of the best hostel experiences I've had the pleasure of enjoying. After traveling to 49 countries, it's safe to say this hostel ranks in the top 3 of my all-time favorite places to stay abroad. Upon arrival, you are greeted...More

    Thank Conor L
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had a separate double room which had an en suite, air con, mosquito net and safe - all very welcome. Our stay had all the benefits of a backpackers without the negatives. I.e. It wasn't loud or messy and just full of young people!...More

    Thank Liam R
    Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

    It's absolutely the best place to stay in Livingstone! We had an amazing week there... It started with a perfectly organized free lift from the airport - even if we misses our plane from Joburg and arrived one day later. VISA: We had to pay...More

    Thank Chris4526
    Response from MichZIMZAM, General Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for your great review ... Yes - the pool will be a necessity with the approaching summer and increasing African heat! We hope all of our guests leave feeling the way you did. We endeavor to keep our guests well looked after in...More

    Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

    I stayed here with a missions group from my church after serving in a small village 4 hours from the nearest city. The last 2 days we did some sight seeing and we stayed here for the nights. The price isn't bad and there a...More

    1  Thank Benkeys320
    Response from MichZIMZAM, General Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 28 August 2017

    Many thanks for your review, we do try to make our prices budget-friendly for backpackers and all travelers. This is quite a challenge in Zambia which is a relatively expensive country to operate in. Unfortunately mosquitos are a problem all over town, we get professional...More

    Reviewed 18 August 2017

    The hostel was very safe comfortable and clean. Lots of folks from all over the world were staying there. Wifi was good enough. Food great and location really good. The air conditioned rooms best. Their tour desk was very helpful and the safari they arranged...More

    Thank Kelley49
    Response from MichZIMZAM, General Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 22 August 2017

    Many thanks Kelley - we appreciate you taking the time to write a review. We are upgrading our rooms to all have air-con as summer months are very hot indeed. WiFi is a real challenge for us and many others in Zambia ... constant (nightmare...More

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    • Free Internet
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • Price range
    • US$28 - US$45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 31
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    • Location
    • Zambia >
    • Southern Province >
    • Livingstone
    • Also Known As
    • Jollyboys International Backpackers Hotel Livingstone
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    Shamiso D
    16 March 2017|
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    Response from Ashley B | Reviewed this property |
    Yep. It is possible.I stayed at The Backpackers camp. They were super great about responding to all of my lodging questions.
    12 January 2017|
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    Response from Dring D | Reviewed this property |
    The mixed dorm room I stayed has AC.
    3 January 2017|
    Response from Hester W | Property representative |
    Dear JS-BBW, Thanks for your question and awesome you're going to be in Livingstone in a week! Camping at Jollyboys Backpackers is US$ 9 per person per night. Please feel free to find on us on the world wide web and... More
    Room Tips
    "All dorms are largely the same, but privates are an affordable option if you prefer!"
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    "If you're traveling as a couple, get the room with the bathroom included. Seems like most solo travelers..."
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    "Book online so you can make sure you have a room."
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    "2 bedroom private great value and private space"
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