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Jollyboys International Backpackers

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  • Excellent47%
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  • Average11%
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  • Terrible2%
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“jolly boys”(33 reviews)
“person dorm”(9 reviews)
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Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Jollyboys may not be a hotel but it's far from your standard backpackers with great accommodation and phenomenal staff. They have great lounge area were you can get lost in your own world while reading a book or if an ice cold beer is more...More

Thank Russell B
Response from Hester W, Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 29 December 2015

Russell B, thank you very much for your awesome review. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to having you stay with us again. Best wishes, Hester Manager

Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Loved this place...the staff were awesome, always there to help with anything. Friendly and efficient. The food was good, rooms clean and nice. The surroundings are breathtaking. Look forward to being back in the new year.

Thank chocol8thunda
Response from Hester W, Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 29 December 2015

Thank you for your kind words. We are very proud of our team at Jollyboys and what we achieve every day together. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in 2016! Best wishes for the new year, Hester Manager

Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

The place looks so cool right when you show up and the staff is so helpful. I used jollyboys as my home base for several weeks while traveling and got to know some of the staff quite well. I will be back someday soon.

Thank Ryan F
Response from Hester W, Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 29 December 2015

We really enjoyed having you stay with us. It's always nice when clients stay for a bit longer than a week. Thank you for your kind words. We are looking forward to seeing you again in the new year. Best wishes Hester

Reviewed 28 December 2015

Even if you don't want a place to stay over they are the best place to get all your information about the surrounding area while you can get a beer in the African sun. They have an office and handy files you can go through...More

Thank Francois Erich M
Response from Hester W, Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 29 December 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We try to ensure our guest always have up to date travel information. We enjoy helping our guest make the most of their stay in Zambia and beyond. We are looking forward to having you...More

Reviewed 27 December 2015

Staying at Jollyboys gives a splendid variety of breathtaking sceneries and thrills. A relaxed retreat offering a bundle of activities keeping you occupied with thrill seeking action along with trips exploring the fantastic wildlife of zambian national parks. A must not only for backpackers.More

Thank Bjørn Eivind He... H
Response from Hester W, Manager at Jollyboys International BackpackersResponded 27 January 2016

Thanks so much for your review Bjorn Eyvind! We are very proud of our 'one stop shop' where you can plan your activities in and around Livingstone and if you wish even beyond. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope...More

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Pool
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
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Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
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US$28 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$28 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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RajeevM19
21 October 2017|
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Response from Jambia1998 | Reviewed this property |
The bar has meals but they don’t come with the stay.
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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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cknightwfd16
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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"The dorms are comfy and cheap, but the regular rooms have private bathrooms and storage."
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"Choose room with bathroom close to pool and restaurant."
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"All dorms are largely the same, but privates are an affordable option if you prefer!"
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"If you're traveling as a couple, get the room with the bathroom included. Seems like most solo travelers..."
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