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Tabonina Guesthouse Reviews

3 Maina Soko St, Nottie Broad, Livingstone, Zambia

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38 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 100%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 100%Atmosphere
  • 100%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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We stayed at Tabonina for 1 week and we really enjoyed our stay. We felt like home and was good taken care off by the staff. since there was not so many other guest there the same week we felt like we had a whole house for us self. Kitchen is really Nice to use when you want to cook . The breakfest is simple - cornflakes and White toast , but really good juice made from mangoes from the garden. Nice and clean pool. You can walk to town in 10 minutes. I would definetly stay here again :)

  • 2nd Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Norway
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


We stayed in Tabonina for a few days and couldn't believe our luck in finding this gem - a clean, quiet, hospitable place where Laurent and his stuff went out of the way to help us in any way they could. So in summary: - service is superb, we have never been so taken care of. All Lauren's recommendations for food, activities and places were amazing - location is good. We loved staying on Zambia side - it felt a lot more like a real African town with its own live independent of tourists. You need


The staff at Tabonina were exceptional, so kind and helpful. The owner, Laurent, gave us great advice on activities and transportation. Our room was clean, well appointed and comfortable.

  • 14th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


Furniture in room was rather basic and drawers failed to open smoothly. However, we were treated like friends staying over which made us feel so good rather than just paying guests. Laurent assisted us over and above any hotel owner would, he even allowed us to use his laptop to contact our daughter back in England. Brilliant hospitality.

  • 19th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)

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