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Lusaka Backpackers

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  • Average27%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“stayed here”(22 reviews)
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“small pool”(7 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As backpacker places go, this is the best of the bunch in central Lusaka. It's very popular, so has a good, social vibe. The staff are excellent and really helpful. There's a good bar with satellite TV and a swimming pool. A guests' kitchen is...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 7 January 2018

I've stayed at the Lusaka Backpackers for a few weeks at a time over the last couple of years. The staff has always been very welcoming and I found the rooms to be adequate for my needs. I always rented a double with an en-suite...More

Thank bwon3
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We stayed here twice in one week. The staff are very friendly, they mixed up our booking the first time and they made it up by offering us an A-frame to stay in. Also, they arranged airport transfer for us when we needed to pick...More

Thank Margarita T
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed in one of their private twin rooms. Very average room condition for the price. Dorm rooms are better value. Has a self catering kitchen which may suit some. Close to the bus station and and Cinema.

Thank VinnySo
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed one night during my trip to Livingstone. My double room with shared facilities was fine, everything clean and running. Breakfast is optional and expensive. The staff is very friendly, bzt mostly absent. It happens that you wait 10-30 min until someone shows up. Be...More

Thank Julia S
Response from KimLBP, General Manager at Lusaka BackpackersResponded 11 September 2017

HI thanks for your review and for your review on Booking.com. It is great you enjoyed your room and that you returned to stay a few nights later. Sorry you did not try the breakfast, it is enjoyed by many and varies in price from...More

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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Airport Transportation
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US$11 - US$34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$11 - US$34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Get one of the ensuite rooms"
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"Try to get a cabin away from the noisy bar area"
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"A couple of ensuite rooms, otherwise dormitory type rooms."
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"We booked a dorm but ended up in two rooms as a large group was in. They charged us the dorm price..."
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