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    Jollyboys International Backpackers

    34 Kanyanta Road | PO Box 61088, Livingstone, Zambia
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    Overview
    • Excellent47%
    • Very good37%
    • Average11%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Pool
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    1 - 5 of 454 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    It's absolutely the best place to stay in Livingstone! We had an amazing week there... It started with a perfectly organized free lift from the airport - even if we misses our plane from Joburg and arrived one day later. VISA: We had to pay...More

    Thank Chris4526
    Response from MichZIMZAM, General Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you for your great review ... Yes - the pool will be a necessity with the approaching summer and increasing African heat! We hope all of our guests leave feeling the way you did. We endeavor to keep our guests well looked after in...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I stayed here with a missions group from my church after serving in a small village 4 hours from the nearest city. The last 2 days we did some sight seeing and we stayed here for the nights. The price isn't bad and there a...More

    1  Thank Benkeys320
    Response from MichZIMZAM, General Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Many thanks for your review, we do try to make our prices budget-friendly for backpackers and all travelers. This is quite a challenge in Zambia which is a relatively expensive country to operate in. Unfortunately mosquitos are a problem all over town, we get professional...More

    Reviewed 17 August 2017

    The hostel was very safe comfortable and clean. Lots of folks from all over the world were staying there. Wifi was good enough. Food great and location really good. The air conditioned rooms best. Their tour desk was very helpful and the safari they arranged...More

    Thank Kelley49
    Response from MichZIMZAM, General Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Many thanks Kelley - we appreciate you taking the time to write a review. We are upgrading our rooms to all have air-con as summer months are very hot indeed. WiFi is a real challenge for us and many others in Zambia ... constant (nightmare...More

    Reviewed 17 August 2017

    I stayed in Jollyboys whilst on a volunteering trip to Zambia. The atmosphere there is very friendly and warm. I stayed in a dorm room, very basic but nice. Used the shared toilets and shower facilities. There is USB charging ports for each bunk bed...More

    Thank Niamh O
    Response from MichZIMZAM, General Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Niamh, many thanks for your feedback … we always appreciate hearing where we need to improve as well as where we excel. It is quite hard to strike a balance with menus that are tasty as well as affordable as Zambia is quite an...More

    Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

    Cost me $70 US for the night but that was for own room . Dorms and tent sites are a lot cheaper . Meals are cheap , has a pool and good massage . is close to shops , plenty of tour options ( bit...More

    Thank Steve2035
    Response from MichZIMZAM, General Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Steve, many thanks for your review. Our twin/double en-suite rooms are US$65 and with a shared bathroom US$45 per room, per night ... so a little bit of luxury among the more budget conscious dorm rooms (US$15) and camping (US$9) per person, per night....More

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    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
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$29 - US$45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 31
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    • Southern Province >
    • Livingstone
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    Shamiso D
    16 March 2017|
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    Response from Ashley B | Reviewed this property |
    Yep. It is possible.I stayed at The Backpackers camp. They were super great about responding to all of my lodging questions.
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    12 January 2017|
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    Response from Dring D | Reviewed this property |
    The mixed dorm room I stayed has AC.
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    JS-BBW
    3 January 2017|
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    Response from Hester W | Property representative |
    Dear JS-BBW, Thanks for your question and awesome you're going to be in Livingstone in a week! Camping at Jollyboys Backpackers is US$ 9 per person per night. Please feel free to find on us on the world wide web and... More
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