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    Jollyboys International Backpackers

    34 Kanyanta Road | PO Box 61088, Livingstone, Zambia
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    Overview
    • Excellent47%
    • Very good37%
    • Average11%
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Free Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
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    11 - 15 of 454 reviews

    Reviewed 27 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

    Reviewed 15 June 2017

    I've now stayed in Jollyboys three different times over the course of a year and half, and I would definitely recommend it to anyone passing through this way. The staff is incredible - in the five days I stayed there on my last visit, I...More

    1  Thank Catherine C
    Response from MichZIMZAM, General Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 15 June 2017

    Wow - thank you Catherine, we are really happy to hear how much you enjoyed staying at Jollyboys!!! I will pass on your kind words to the Team, they will be very pleased to hear from you. You are absolutely correct, it is a fine...More

    Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

    Jollyboys is an incredible hostel. It's centrally located in Livingstone just a couple minutes from supermarkets, banks, restaurants and shops. The hostel itself has a bar/restaurant (great burgers and cheap beer!), pool, and several common areas, with the whole place being run with great respect...More

    Thank Allan L
    Response from MichZIMZAM, General Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 14 June 2017

    Allan, what can we say … other than a massive thank you! I shared your review to the Jollyboys team, and everyone was delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We endeavor to leave all of our guests with tears of...More

    Reviewed 11 June 2017

    Jollyboys is a great place to stay. The prices are reasonable and the location is great. It is not far from downtown/bus station and the Shoprite. The rooms and the bathroom are clean. It is fun to interact with all the different people staying there....More

    Thank Jambia1998
    Response from MichZIMZAM, General Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 12 June 2017

    Thank you for your wonderful review - the Jollyboys Team love hearing from happy guests and we strive to keep our backpackers a little piece of traveler paradise; relaxed, safe, clean and cheerful! Best wishes for your future travels. The Jollyboys Team.

    Reviewed 9 June 2017

    Jollyboys is the perfect getaway in the hustle and bustle of Southern Africa. The staff could not be kinder, more welcoming or knowledgable!! They know how to make each guest feel right at home. The food is delicious, the atmosphere is relaxing and fun, sleeping...More

    Thank mukuwao
    Response from MichZIMZAM, General Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 12 June 2017

    Thank you Mukuwao for taking the time to write this excellent review - very much appreciated! The Jollyboys team aim to make all our guests feel a home, and well looked after. As you say … the perfect place to stay whilst travelling in Southern...More

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