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Reviewed 29 November 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the dorms for a couple of nights and were so happy with the place. It has a great and calm vibe and the owners are very nice. The place also has a pool and a great restaurant (although a bit expensive!). The staff is also very helpful with day trips and buses.

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Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Thanks for a wonderful stay! The place is very tidy, has extremly friendly staff and committed owners! We stayed in one of the four cosy huts and couldn't have wished for a nicer place to stay in Vilanculos! Until the next time!!!

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the dorm here for three days, and were very satisfied. The food was great, especially the fish and the pizza! The staff was also friendly and helpful, and the surrounding area is fabulous. On the downside, the dorm area was absolutely infested with mosquitoes because of the fact that the dorm is an open area with a...

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Thank Vidar S
New York
Reviewed 16 October 2014

The people that run this place are great. They have the best food I ate in Vilanculos. There are cool outdoor bathroom/showers in all the huts. It's just a driveway away from the water and an easy walk to old town.

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Thank kkearney
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 August 2014

We had to stay a few nights in vilancoulo for business and as one does also a bit of pleasure, I can not recommend a nicer place! The owner Bruno is such a lovely 'hands on' person,they were all so helpful, we could just arrive and everything was arranged for us,the rooms were so lovely and clean,all the small details...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 July 2014

We can really recommend a stay in Zombie Cucumber. This hotel is great value for money. With a beautiful garden with swimming pool and good food. We stayed three nights in a bungalow which was a good pick for us, the room was cozy and clean. Vilanculos is a very pleasant village with the Bazaruto Islands close by. In short,...

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Thank Stefan en Kim H
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 March 2014

Lovely place, super affordable...the only problem here is no one told us there would be no towels provided. This was a super economical place with shared showers and bathrooms.....rustic but gorgeous setting. We shared a small bungalow for two, double bed. The electricity does go out often which is par for the course in Moz. Also, you can only take...

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Thank Elsabud
valerie1209, Propriétaire at Zombie Cucumber, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for your review. As you came 11 months ago, a lot off things have changed here... We added private bathroom to each bungalow, (with towels !) , and gizers to provide hot water all the time... Zombie Cucumber was a backpacker last year, with the services of a backpacker ; we are now a guest house, joined...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2014

My friend and I loved staying at Zombie. The cool thing about it is that it's got everything you might need: a lovely dorm if you're tight on budget, cute private rooms if you have a little more to spend, and really nice double rooms and balconies if you want a little more comfort. The place has a great pool,...

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valerie1209, Propriétaire at Zombie Cucumber, responded to this review

Hi Senta, many thanks for the lovely review. It's very helpfull and the informations are very interesting for our next clients. You just forget to tell that also you find in our place (where you wasn't supposed to come at all) wife of the son of your eighbour in Belgium when you was young .... So come to Casa Jules...

London
Reviewed 30 November 2013

Turned up having done very little research and was super impressed by every single aspect Clean and comfortable rooms, great bathrooms with hot and powerful showers, good food...incredibly priced Recommended to anyone

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Thank MikeD1980
valerie1209, Propriétaire at Zombie Cucumber, responded to this review

Hi Mike. what to answer you? Just thank you, thank you, thank you ! Hope to see you again. All the best. Bruno & Val

Twizel, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 November 2013 via mobile

I stayed here with a friend at the end of 2012. It is hands down one of the best backpackers I've ever been to. It's a good price for vilankulos, the owner and manager were really friendly and helpful and helped us to book a private trip out to bazaruto on short notice. Nice food, clean really cute rooms and...

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valerie1209, Propriétaire at Zombie Cucumber, responded to this review

Hi and many thanks for your review ; perhaps we'll see you back this year ?... Warm regards. Bruno & Valérie

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Zombie Cucumber is very well located (2mn walking distance from the beach, facing Bazaruto archipelago)and has been fully renoveted in 2012. The new owners, Valerie & Bruno, are french and belgium and do anything to turn your journey in their small paradise as the best remember of your life. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zombie Cucumber

Address: Avenida Marginal | Bairro Central, Vilanculos 0000, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Inhambane Province > Vilanculos
Price Range: $19 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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