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Jollyboys International Backpackers

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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“jolly boys”(33 reviews)
“person dorm”(9 reviews)
Free Internet
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I stayed at Jollyboys for 5 days, and I wish I could have stayed longer. The rooms, bathrooms and public living spaces were very clean and well kept, the other patrons were all very friendly and easy to get along with, and the staff was...More

Thank Harris C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a great time at this hostel. Dorms were clean and comfy, restaurant food was delicious and ended up extending my stay because the staff were so nice and personable. Made wonderful friends and will definitely be back!

Thank emilywall801
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Accommodation in Livingstone seems to vary from the budget hostel option through to the ultimate luxury hotels with not much in between. I stayed at the JOLLYBOYS hostel and as far as hostels go they don’t get much better than this. They are great at...More

Thank Jonny H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Jollyboys for just under a week in January in a private room with en suite. The highlights for us were the incredibly friendly staff, the common areas which were great, the pool area which when the sun was out felt like a...More

Thank emjohnston89
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It started with complimentary pick up at the airport and it continued with the friendly and welcoming atmosphere, responsive staff, and yes, the pool to cool off anytime you needed to. We booked a small private room because we are travelling for many months and...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$28 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$28 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (162)
Room & Suite (30)
Pool & Beach (27)
Dining (9)
Family and Play Areas (5)
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RajeevM19
21 October 2017|
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Response from Jambia1998 | Reviewed this property |
The bar has meals but they don’t come with the stay.
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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.
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cknightwfd16
12 January 2017|
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Response from Dring D | Reviewed this property |
The mixed dorm room I stayed has AC.
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"The dorms are comfy and cheap, but the regular rooms have private bathrooms and storage."
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"Choose room with bathroom close to pool and restaurant."
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"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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