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Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The hostel is great, with nice and clean rooms and dorms and very nice prices, specially when you compare it to other places in Livingstone. The pool area is nice and the common kitchen is very useful. The staff is great and very helpfull.

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ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review, CristinaCPires. We are over the moon! Thank you! With best wishes, Elissa

Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The bedroom are nice and clean, however the personnel attitude at the reception was not ok. They were rude and not helpful, even for arranging transportation to the airport and looked very annoyed at us asking for help (the doorman who was actually vey nice helped us out at the end but from his own initiative)! Also you pay 75...

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ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers, responded to this review

Alexial86, thank you very much for your review. I am sure you understand that a negative review like yours stands out amongst a mass of positive ones and so we have to be aware of internet trolls and false reviews. Unfortunately, we don't seem to have any record of you staying with us. I would be much obliged if you...

Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Having stayed at two of the backpacker places in Livingstone, this wins the race! While others are more suited to a young, party crowd, Fawlty Towers gives you the option of a bit of peace & quiet by the pool or in the large garden. I enjoyed my stay very much & extended my stay by several days just to...

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ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers, responded to this review

Mark R, thank you very much for your review. I am glad to hear we have won the race as being the best backpackers in Livingstone. I am not sure if you know that we actually won the Hostelworld Best Hostel in Zambia award last year! We are very proud of that, and also proud of our Tripadvisor Certificate of...

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Loved Fawlty towers.Reasonable central and safe.Lovely bar lobby ate and great brai outside by the pool.All staff very friendly and great chilled out vibe.would highly recommend love the pancakes.stayed in a twin ensuite room.Great decoration and very comfortable

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ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers, responded to this review

Hi Gail H. Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed you stay with us. We are super happy with your feedback! Thank you! With best wishes, Elissa

St. Clairsville, OH
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We stayed here during a visit to Livingstone. The room was comfortable, nice public areas, excellent service. They booked our tours for us and those were excellent. Even have free pancakes every afternoon.

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ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers, responded to this review

Thanks bethdre for your very nice review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to review us. With much gratitude, Elissa

Lacombe, Canada
Reviewed 27 July 2016

A friendly home away from home. Great pool and courtyard with very helpful staff. Great location to shops and restaurants. Easy access to safaris and planned activities as well with hotel pickup. Community kitchen available for budget conscious travellers

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ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers, responded to this review

Thank you very very much for your lovely and informative review Mel B. We are delighted. Thank you! With best wishes, Elissa

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Excellent customer service!!! the rooms were very clean and comfortable, give or take a few mosies. lovely home away from home atmosphere. fire pit was ace in the cold Livingstone night. located opposite a shopping mall perfect!! and next to Zambezi cafe gorgeous food!! absolutely loved it!!

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ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers, responded to this review

biingsta, thank you! We are so pleased to hear you had a good stay with us. Thanks for the wonderful feedback. With thanks and appreciation, Elissa

Sussex
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great friendly feel. Our daughter stayed here several years ago and thought that it would be ideal base for us all. We were in the chalets which had everything we needed. Excellent restaurants nearby.

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ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us pbk70. We appreciate the positive feedback. In fact, we are quite delighted! Thank you! With best wishes, Elissa

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I've stayed in all kinds of accomodation in all kinds of places - Europe, Australia, South East Asia, Southern Africa, and so on. I have yet to find any place that can match Fawlty Towers'. The managers are religiously dedicated to your experience, the staff are friendly, funny, and accomodating, and the ambiance is really well done, an oasis amongst...

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ElissaDavie, Manager at Fawlty Towers, responded to this review

Thanks a mill for such a super duper review. We are flattered, thrilled and over the moon and really appreciate you taking the time to send feedback. With gratitude, Elissa

London
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Great central location close to a variety of places to eat and very friendly helpful proprietor. I wasn't staying here but regardless got guidance and help re: tours over and suggestions on what to do in Livingston. Spotlessly clean, wonderful welcoming fire pits on this chilly July evening. Definitely on my list of places to stay next time I am...

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Thanks very much for your lovely feedback. I am so glad you were able to visit our lodge and that we were able to assist you with booking your tours. It sounds like you had fun. We really appreciate you taking the time to review us. Thank you very much for this. We are delighted to hear we are on...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fawlty Towers is set in a large, private garden shaded with mango trees, with a crystal clear swimming pool. We offer accommodation for those on a budget, as well as private air-conditioned rooms and with the best service in Livingstone. Enjoy our free pancakes served every day, whilst cold beers and drinks are available at the bar. Try our chef's legendary meals or have your own barbeque round the pool on our braai stand. Internet access and a Wi-Fi hotspot is available. The Lodge is in the centre of town with seven cafes and restaurants less than 500 yards away and the town's largest supermarket is just over the road. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fawlty Towers

Address: 216 Musi O Tunya Road | Box 61170, Livingstone, Zambia
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: €14 - €41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fawlty Towers 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Ask for rooms away from kitchen since people start to use around 6:30am”
 of 5 bubbles patrickh496, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Dormitories mean sharing bathroom and toilet. But other options available for indivdual and family alike”
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“choose one far from the pool”
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“All twin rooms excellent”
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“Have a private room.”
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