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Jollyboys Backpackers

34 Kanyanta Road, PO Box 61088, Livingstone, Zambia

84%Rating

  • 83%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 83%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

Property Information:

Zambia's original backpackers and still one of the best in Africa! Just steps from the museum, markets, banks, grocery stores and all of the fun of Zambia! The Victoria Falls are only 8kms away and we do a free shuttle every morning at 10am!

Jollyboys has been catering for budget travelers since 1995 and is still owner run and operated. Try out our TRAVEL SHOP for great safari specials and all of the adrenaline that Livingstone has to offer! We will do all in our power to make your stay in Livingstone as amazing as possible!

Our rooms and showers are spotlessly clean, the beers are icy cold and the pool is ultra refreshing. So soak up some sunshine (there's lots of it!), laze in a hammock, munch on some mangoes (there's lots of those too!), and just enjoy!

- Free daily drop off at the Victoria Falls
- Free pickup from Livingstone Airport (email for confirmation)
- Free pickup from Vic Falls/Zimbabwe border at 1030am (email for confirmation)
- Internet/e-mail facilities available and we now have WIFI
- Free long/short term baggage storage
- Free Livingstone town walk every Wed @ 10am
- Swimming pool
- Restaurant open from 630am-10pm
- Self-catering kitchen
- Bar with DSTV for major sports events!
- 24 hour hot and cold running showers
- All rooms have a fan
- All ensuite rooms have air-con
- Braai/Barbecue area
- Secure car park
- 24- hour security
- Travel and activities booking office

We also have gorgeous shady gardens full of mango, banana, avocado, papaya, guava and lemon trees!

Join us for a game of football at the local orphanage every Sunday @ 3pm!

We collect clothes, blankets, food and books for the local orphanage so if your backpack is getting heavy we'll help you out by donating it!

We have an amazing book-swap (we're all bookworms here!) so bring a book, swap a book - we just ask for a k2000 donation (that's only about 50 cents) for the orphanage - good deal!

Winner of the 2009 Zambian Tourism Awards for 'Best Backpacker Facilities'
Winner of the 2008, 2009 and 2010 Hoscar Award for Best Backpackers in Zambia as voted by Hostelworld Customers!

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  • Latest Review

    From Clive who picked me up at the airport to Faith the weverpresent manager and all the staff including the new massuse, They were all lovely, good natured, sweet, helpful and accommodating. When I left, I felt I was leaving my friends. Yes of course I would go back and recommend it too.
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      Anonymous, USA, Female, 41+
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Facilities

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Towels Included
  • Wheelchair Accessible


Hostel Awards

  • 2014 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Country Winners Zambia
  • 2013 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Country Winners Zambia
  • 2014 1st Country Winners Zambia
  • 2013 1st Country Winners Zambia
  • 2012 1st Country Winners Zambia
  • 2011 1st Country Winners Zambia
  • 2010 1st Country Winners Zambia

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Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included


Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).




Jollyboys Backpackers Located at 34 Kanyanta Road, PO Box 61088, Livingstone.
Jollyboys Backpackers
Zambia
Livingstone 34 Kanyanta Road, PO Box 61088
84% 1013
-17.8485311 25.8538877
Jollyboys Backpackers
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