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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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    “jolly boys” (33 reviews)
    “person dorm” (9 reviews)
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    Free Internet
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    11 - 15 of 458 reviews

    Reviewed 11 July 2017

    our second time at Jollyboys backpackers lodge, again had a great time.it has to be one of the best places to stay in Livingstone, great atmosphere,great location, staff so helpful made our trip go very well. and all at a sensible price.we will stay again...More

    Thank mike1948_11
    Response from MichZIMZAM, General Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 14 July 2017

    Thank you Mike1948_11, for your great review! We very much look forward to welcoming you back to Jollyboys and wish you all the best for your future travels. Kind regards, the Jollyboys Team.

    Reviewed 4 July 2017

    We were traveling to Jollyboys after a safari in S. Africa and most of our friends from the safari were staying at "fancier" places, so we were second guessing our choice to do a backpackers hostel, but read reviews and it seemed like a great...More

    Thank Carolyn W
    Response from MichZIMZAM, General Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 6 July 2017

    What a great review Carolyn - thank you! The Jollyboys team try to make our guests feel genuinely at home; welcome, cared for and satisfied. I will be sure to pass on your kind words as motivation. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay...More

    Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

    Loved my week-long stay here! Would heartily recommend. Pros: - Central location, near grocery store and Livingstone Museum - Dorms are clean and spacious enough to store your luggage - Clean bathrooms, no wait for hot showers - Lots of seating in the restaurant and...More

    Thank msgee39
    Response from MichZIMZAM, General Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 6 July 2017

    Thank you for the review msgee39, we are very happy to hear your feedback and recommendation. Yes - WiFi access and speed is a challenge for everyone in Livingstone, if not all of Zambia. We still have a fair way to go to match Western...More

    Reviewed 29 June 2017

    Stayed here at the end of our trip in Zambia. What an awesome location and place. The staff are super friendly and Stephanie in particular can help with booking any activities you want to do. Couldn't recommend it more. (the burgers are great too!)

    Thank 455kiwitraveller
    Response from MichZIMZAM, General Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 3 July 2017

    Thank you 455kiwitraveller! I will pass on your praise to the Team, we all love to hear our guests leave feeling this way. We look forward to welcoming you back, best wishes for the rest of your travels. The Jollyboys Team.

    Reviewed 26 June 2017

    The place itself has multiple inviting microenvironments, from the pillow pit to the relaxing area to lounge poolside to the bar and restaurant teeming with social energy. After checking in, you simply pan to your right and have a warm and exceedingly knowledgeable staff that...More

    Thank Samuel G
    Response from MichZIMZAM, General Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 3 July 2017

    Thank you for your lovely review Samuel, we are very happy to hear you enjoyed our 'multiple inviting microenvironments' (excellent) as the Jollyboys Team have been refining the traveler experience for a decade now and hopefully hitting the mark. Wishing you all the best for...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • 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$45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 31
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    • Zambia >
    • Southern Province >
    • Livingstone
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    RajeevM19
    21 October 2017|
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    Response from Allan L | Reviewed this property |
    The bar serves meals for breakfast (Western style), lunch and dinner (mostly burgers and other bar type food). They also have a kitchen where you can prepare your own meals. There are several supermarkets in Livingstone... More
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    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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    "All dorms are largely the same, but privates are an affordable option if you prefer!"
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