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8.5
Fabulous 304 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.9
  • Security 8.8
  • Location 8.9
  • Staff 8.9
  • Atmosphere 8.5
  • Cleanliness 8.1
  • Facilities 8.2
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8.5
Fabulous 304 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.9
  • Security 8.8
  • Location 8.9
  • Staff 8.9
  • Atmosphere 8.5
  • Cleanliness 8.1
  • Facilities 8.2
Lusaka Backpackers Located at 161 Mulombwa Close, 31300, Lusaka.
Lusaka Backpackers
Zambia
Lusaka 161 Mulombwa Close, 31300
85% 304
-15.4118985 28.2915115
Lusaka Backpackers
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14th Jun 2016
8.3

Good place but a tad too expensive in my opinion.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Romania, Female, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
13th Jun 2016
6.6

Good place to crash for a night or two. Nice vibe by the bar and chance to meet some cool travellers. The place is not pretty and the kitchen is delapidated. I wouldn't recommend cooking in there but the food provided by the hostel's kitchen is good and cheap.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
12th Jun 2016
9.7

Great atmosphere, lovely staff and a great place to hang out in between adventures. Great value for money, and a good place to meet interesting people if you're travelling on your own.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
30th May 2016
8.0

The place was tidy and had a good atmosphere for meeting other travelers. Otherwise, accommodations and facilities were typical. It was nice to have a kitchen though as there was not much food available within 10 min walking distance.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 6 reviews
23rd May 2016
8.9

Great hostel in a good location in Lusaka (is within walking distance or very short taxi ride from bus terminals). Nice pool to cool off and a comfy bar with great restaurant.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • South Africa, Female, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
17th May 2016
9.1

The staff are very welcoming to all their guests, and I felt completely at home. John and Jassel are great company at the bar, Kim is always willing to provide advice and the kitchen staff are on call all day to cook you a fresh meal. They make a great team! The venue is great for socialising and there are also a few nooks to work on your laptop or read a book. Wifi was reliable. I imagine that the lively poolside atmosphere can't be beaten in summer. A few restaurants are walkable in 10 mins.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
29th Apr 2016
10.0

As a Peace Corps Volunteer (there are almost 300 of us in Zambia) we love this place. The staff are so accommodating! Super close to inter city bus system, shopping, and downtown shopping.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
26th Apr 2016
8.9

8 person dorm was crowded. Shower facilities acceptable but getting "old".

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
15th Apr 2016
8.6

Love this place! Always a great first stop when first stopping in Zambia!

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Germany, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 5 reviews
30th Mar 2016
8.0

Good Hostel, nice bar, easy taking and cool people around, thanks :)

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness

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