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Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge

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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good36%
  • Average24%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible11%
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Reviewed 14 April 2016

We stayed here as a last minute thing because we were let down by our Airbnb host. The staff were very friendly and helpful for us and we stayed as a couple in the double bed private room en suite. It even had air conditioning...More

2  Thank PedLimBlue
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Although it is probably the only budget option in crazily expensive Vic Falls, I would avoid it the next time I would be here. At arrival, we had to take the $15 dorm room, because every single one of their hired tents was broken. Please........More

1  Thank Iejob
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We didn't stay at Shoestrings, but we were pretty much there every night. The bar is super fun - good music, good crowd, big space. We checked out a few other places, but somehow, we always found ourselves back at Shoestrings for some crazy party....More

Thank Cecilia S
Reviewed 13 March 2016

There is space in their back yard area for you to set up a tent. nothing is really separated, you just pick a spot. Their bathroom and showers need a bit of a renovation. We were there in the off season and the showers were...More

Thank ptrpdrm
Reviewed 6 March 2016

If we had known that the place was that dirty and dilapidated we would surely chose another hostel. We stayed there for 3 nights because of our connection with a tour bus from Vic Falls to Cape Town. The pool water was terrible and there...More

Thank Rune S
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Pool
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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
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Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$22 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$22 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
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Traveller (98)
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"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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