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Victoria Falls Backpackers Reviews

P.O.Box 151, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, 357 Gibson Road, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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84%

Rating
151 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 73%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 86%Facilities

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77%

The hostel was clean and nicely laid out. It was a bit far away from the rest of the city - maybe a 15 min walk which you can't do at night. The atmosphere was backpacker with some more stuck up backpackers but also a couple of nice people. Staff was ok but white staff was really rude. Plus when we asked how much a taxi to Livingston - so just behind the border - would be, nobody had a clue what's going on just 5km away.


91%

The staff was very friendly and helpful with all the sight seeing we wanted to do. We felt at home and would recommend it and stay there again. We all had a great time!

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


94%

A relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. Very friendly and hospitable staff who were able to arrange all my activities and offer enjoyable food at the braai. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay!

  • 30th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Very nice stay!!!


100%

We appreciate the welcome, insight, and guidance for our stay in Victoria Falls and Zimbabwe by the owners and staff at Backpackers. They provided services and a home base for us to see the falls and community through our time there. They also helped organize transportation to and from their location. The Backpackers setting also fostered conversation with travelers and hosts alike, making dialogue and sharing possible on site with persons from countries near and far.

  • 14th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


97%

Exceptionally nice backpackers. Worth a visit in its own right.

  • 28th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


89%

The hostel is excellent. Marina is an excellent hostess and is always ready to assist in whatever way possible (tips of what to do in town, organizing sightseeing tours and all possible support to make your stay more enjoyable).


60%

Breakfast and reception should be more punctual and keep the schedule. The have to start at 7:00 am as it is stated in the hostel with no delay.

  • 29th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

Great stay, great value for money. we booked a couple of activities from the guesthouse and the owners helped us alot.

  • 21st Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Israel
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


71%

Very thin mattresses in our en-suite room made sleeping very uncomfortable. Noise from guests after ten at night and loud talking between 3.30 and 5.00 in the morning also disturbed sleep. Therefore it was overall a poor stay.

  • 20th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)




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