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Tabonina Guesthouse

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Reviewed October 8, 2015

I stayed in this guesthouse with a couple of friends for 3 nights with a Chobe safari in the middle of our stay. The guesthouse has rooms settled around the pool, which was lovely ofter a day walking around LVI. We booked our 3 days/2nights...More

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Response from Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina GuesthouseResponded October 8, 2015

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your very kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Tabonina. Just a precision, 8 out of our 9 en suite rooms have air-cons, only the chalet (Room 5) doesn’t for structural...More

Reviewed September 28, 2015

Clean rooms, kind and helpful staff. The owner, Mr.Laurent went out of the way to make our stay at Livingstone more fun. We stayed 2 out of 5 nights at the budget room as the larger double was booked. With a difference of only 30-50...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2015

Our daughter recommended this lodge having previously staying there. It is very close to Livingstone town and about 10 minutes from the airport. Laurent and his staff were welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. They will also arrange your activities and trips if you...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2015

We arrived in LIvingstone on April 7, 2015 and wanted a place to stay for a couple nights before making the long car ride to Mongu. Based on other reviews we decided to book at the Tabonina Guesthouse. We are glad we did. All were...More

Thank Laura J
Reviewed August 11, 2015

We enjoyed 5 nights at Tabonina and so were able not only to see the Vic Falls from both Zambia and Zimbabwe, but also to explore Livingstone using our own car - well worth the drive from South Africa. Laurent and his staff could not...More

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Response from Tabo2004, Owner at Tabonina GuesthouseResponded August 12, 2015

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your very kind review. It was a pleasure looking after you and discussing with you over these five days. To be absolutely clear, there was no misunderstanding about your room selection. You were initially allocated...More

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Free Internet
Free Parking
Pool
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Outdoor pool
Bar/Lounge
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US$49 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$49 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from mcwcBaku | Reviewed this property |
in general, outside of South Africa major cities, I don't drink tap water in Africa.
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Mandy G
March 14, 2017|
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Response from Tabo2004 | Property representative |
Dear Mandy, we don’t have shuttle per se. If available I sometimes pick guests from the airport ($10). Otherwise, we can organize one of our regular taxis to do that, same fare. Kind regards, Laurent
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February 8, 2016|
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Response from Clive M | Reviewed this property |
The above answer is correct in every detail! Ocean Basket is OK but there are far more interesting places to eat fish. The Indian Restaurant, Golden Leaf is one of the best Indian's we ever had outside of South London!
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"The twin-bed room has a lots of space and suits perfect for a long-term stay"
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"mybe away from the pool but all rooms looked good to me."
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"The rooms facing the pool look the most appealing and also the most expensive."
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"We had room 7, very quiet, in back of property."
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