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    Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge

    12 West Dr, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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    2018-01-28 2018-01-29
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    Traveller (98)
    Pool & Beach (8)
    Room & Suite (5)
    • Excellent14%
    • Very good36%
    • Average25%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible10%
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    “party hub” (2 reviews)
    “place to stay” (11 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

    Stayed there for a night, the room smelled like sweat and stinky feet. We all said it needs a clean, the whole place. Food is okay. There were many drunk locals around at the bar the whole night. No mosquito nets, but the room were...More

    Thank HandreRockOn
    Reviewed 22 August 2016

    This is basically like sleeping at a fraternity house. Every night, almost all of Victoria Falls' tourists and (thirsty) locals come to the bar/restaurant and drink and listen to progressively louder music -- and then the next morning, when you wake up, you see the...More

    Thank travelwiz13
    Reviewed 24 July 2016

    This place is so bad!!! I'll try to be as concise as possible. The loud awful music. The drug dealers in the bar. The complete lack of security. The sandflea breeding ground they call a campsite. The absolute rip off rooms. The staff. The food...More

    Thank Paul S
    Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

    Mattresses was so bad that we woke up with back pains and when asked for more mattresses we were told that it wasn't possible. It's dirty, no locks on the toilet doors, no soap and very little hot water. You pay for wifi that works...More

    Thank Nathalie F
    Reviewed 20 June 2016

    The biggest plus with this lodge is the location. It's approximately 10 minutes by foot away from the Vic Falls National Park and from the Kingdom Hotel, where the Intercape bus stop is located. The place is indeed bustling with activity at night; many locals...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Price range
    • US$52 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Location
    • Zimbabwe >
    • Matabeleland North Province >
    • Victoria Falls
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    Traveller (98)
    Pool & Beach (8)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Dining (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (86)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Bathroom (1)
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms at the back are quiet at night,being away from the bar,which can get noisy."
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    "Dorms are for the party heads, don't be a cheap hero, get a room"
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    "get a privat double room dont do dorms"
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    "If you want to sleep before 1 AM, get a private room"
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