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    Small World Backpackers Lodge Avondale

    25 Ridge Rd | Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
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    • Excellent21%
    • Very good51%
    • Average20%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible5%
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    “flea market” (2 reviews)
    “hot water” (6 reviews)
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    Bronte Hotel
    445 reviews
    #1 of 14 hotels in Harare
     
    Cresta Lodge Harare
    410 reviews
    #2 of 14 hotels in Harare
     
    Meikles Hotel
    484 reviews
    #3 of 14 hotels in Harare
     
    The N1 Hotel Harare
    316 reviews
    #4 of 14 hotels in Harare
     
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    11 - 15 of 97 reviews

    Reviewed 25 May 2016

    This is a nice place, but there are no "backpackers" here... I saw only local people. The employees are friendly, but in the cold Zimbabwean winters I was so cold I got sick. There is no heating and doors and windows are left wide open....More

    Thank susanhorcajo
    Response from Seremwe, General Manager at Small World Backpackers Lodge AvondaleResponded 5 August 2016

    Dear Thank you for your valuable remarks. We will look into that next winter. Our fire place is on until 10:30 every winter. Due to climate change our winters are getting harsh especially at night. Point taken Thank you for your review. regards

    Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

    Clean, quiet, decent location, good wifi, small but clean kitchen. Walking distance to the shops, the US embassy and the Mozambican embassy. You can get a chapa to anywhere at the Avalon shops down the road and the orange atm across from Food Lovers Market...More

    Thank Becca F
    Reviewed 4 March 2016

    I stayed there one night on two different occasions. If based off my first experience, I would have given it a 4. I had a private room, great experience with the staff, nice and fast internet, and the only thing I could complain about was...More

    Thank Hunter H
    Response from Seremwe, General Manager at Small World Backpackers Lodge AvondaleResponded 7 March 2016

    Dear Mr Hunter Once again we are sorry for the unpleasant second stay with us. Thank you for your review. You coming coming back to us indicates that you are our loyal client. We have since attended to the ceiling in the dorm. Also linen...More

    Reviewed 8 February 2016

    This was my second time at Small World. The first was 9 years ago. Not much had changed - it's still fairly funky. But the price is right, rooms are adequate, beds fine, wifi free, food available on site (also reasonably priced) or you can...More

    Thank shadowsprings
    Response from Tariro01, Marketing Officer at Small World Backpackers Lodge AvondaleResponded 8 July 2016

    Dear Shadowsprings Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay.Your coming back to stay with us shows that you are a loyal client. Thank you for the review.please visit us again

    Reviewed 4 February 2016

    This is not very cheap place and the kitchen facilities are so disgusting ,it is evidence the owner likes the income but cant face the expenditure and not bothered to provide proper pots and pans and they are ancient and so dirty and old. the...More

    Thank b_kashan
    Response from Seremwe, General Manager at Small World Backpackers Lodge AvondaleResponded 5 August 2016

    Dear Client Thank you for your review. We since attended to your review. regards

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    • US$23 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 14
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    • Zimbabwe >
    • Harare Province >
    • Harare
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    • Small World Backpackers Hotel Harare
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    lefoko s
    29 May 2015|
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    Response from Seremwe | Property representative |
    5 minutes by taxi for the one in town and 10 minute Avondale one
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    Bambelela123
    24 November 2014|
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    Response from Seremwe | Property representative |
    our number is 00263772766118
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    Room Tips
    "Get a room with your own bath. More expensive but worth it"
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    "Sometimes even the dorms are fairly empty. Ask if crowded and you may be able to stay in a quiet dorm."
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    "If you can afford a private room, that is always the best."
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    "Take the dorm room, the other rooms are far overpriced."
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