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Packers Paradise Lodge

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Reviewed 4 January 2016

The staff were friendly and welcoming but its expensive place for the backpackers . Its a basic place and no wifi and they asked to pay extra for using the kitchen facilities. There are cheaper accommodation near by

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Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Stayed there for a night. Price for a dorm is higher than usual in Southern Africa, but there arent cheaper alternatives (that I found) in Bulawyo, and the owners are great - friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay there again.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Here's the thing, from a camping perspective, I didn't think this place was too bad. The grounds were nice, kitchen clean and relatively well equipped. Showers extremely basic but provided hot water. Lounge area was also very basic but the WiFi was surprisingly strong and offered at a very fair price. The family running the business was very nice and...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 November 2013 via mobile

For a dorm bed of US$20, it was dissappointing to get a dusty dirty dorm bed with no defense against the mosquitoes (closed windows = stuffy room). The staff initially available was frustratingly unhelpful with information on getting around Zimb, until another lady arrived... I waited an hour+ for her. Fortunately because I was the only traveller staying there, they...

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Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 20 May 2013

We arrived at Packers Paradise Lodge and were immediately impressed, the place was really clean and tidy with friendly staff. It appeared to be in a quiet neighbourhood and we were looking forward to exploring Bulawayo. We came back from town later that Friday night to find that there was a massive party going at the sports club next door,...

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Canada
Reviewed 10 May 2013

Yes we have been! A good walk from downtown the place, from outside, looks OK. The private rooms may be OK but we stayed in the mix dorm. The dorm was basically 2 lines of beds in the back yard garage (7) and they tried to push all the beds together to add a number 8. ( luckily it didn't...

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Address: 1 Oak Avenue, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Bulawayo Province > Bulawayo
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