Jollyboys Backpackers

34 Kanyanta Road, PO Box 61088, Livingstone, Zambia, Distance from city centre: 1.2km
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Rating: 96%from 3 reviews

  • 100%Atmosphere
  • 93%Staff
  • 100%Security
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 100%Location
  • 100%Value for money
  • 86%Facilities
Zambia's original backpacker!

Camping, dorms, private rooms and even air conditioned ensuite rooms!

We are located in the centre of Livingstone town, right behind the Livingstone Museum. It is super close to walk to restaurants, grocery stores and bus stations and we provide a FREE shuttle every morning to the Victoria Falls. The backpackers has a travel centre, restaurant, self catering kitchen, WiFi (and computer access), swimming pool, pool table, table tennis and an amazing book swap!

Livingstone town has so much to offer from the best white water rafting on Earth to traditional craft making and cultural dancing. Drop us an email as we'd be happy to help with your itinerary!

Be a part of our Responsible Tourism initiatives, check out our community projects, worm farms and composting food waste. Plastic bag and plastic bottle collection bins. Rest assured that African power cuts won't affect you hot water and electricity access; Jollyboys is powered by the rays of the beautiful and constant Zambian sun. Come and join us; let the Jollyboys Team welcome you with true, friendly, Zambian hospitality.

Sorry, no children under 12 years old.

Please note that credit cards are accepted for the deposit but the remainder of the accommodation bill is to be settled in cash (either Zambian Kwacha or foreign currency)
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Age Restriction
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Café
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Telephone/Fax Facilities
  • Free Airport Transfers
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Microwave
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Swimming Pool
  • Taxes included
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Towels Included
  • Utensils
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Wi-Fi

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Terms and Conditions

- Check-in is from 14:00 and Check out until 10:00. Let us know if you would like to check-in earlier, we will try our best to accommodate you. Late check-outs may be arranged where possible, please let us know in advance.

- The reception is open daily until 8pm. Kindly notify us in advance should you require a late check-in and we would be happy to arrange this.

- Maximum occupancy in a room type is shown at the time of securing the reservation. Additional guests (including children) are only to be added to the reservation by prior arrangement with the lodge and may incur an additional cost.

- The weekly rate applies to consecutive nights in the same room type only. A room change will result in the lesser priced room/bed for that week being free of charge.

- Children (under 16 years) can only be accommodated in a private room or private dormitory and must be accompanied by an adult. Children are not allowed to be accommodated in mixed dormitories. Children 4 years of age and under are free of charge. Children 5 years of age and older must have a bed booked for them.

- A deposit is required to secure a confirmed reservation. Please read the cancellation policy before making a reservation request.

- Should there be an accessibility request (i.e. wheelchair accessible room), please contact us before submitting the reservation.

- Room Rates may change without notice and may vary for special events except for confirmed reservations (deposit paid).


Reservation and Cancellation Policy - Accommodation

• The full cost of the first night stay is required to secure a reservation and is non-refundable.
• The remaining balance is due 7 days or more before arrival to confirm your reservation.
• Any refunds incur a 5% banking charge withheld from the total refundable amount.
• If a booking is cancelled up to 8+ days before arrival: refund is given excluding 1st night and 5% bank charge.
• If a booking is cancelled 7 days or less prior to arrival: 100% cancellation fee / the total cost of booking.
• Modifications of reservations are subject to availability at the time of modifying and may be subject to cancellation charges as per this policy
• Shortening stay after arrival is the same as cancelling within 7 days of arrival date. Full payment – no refund if already paid up.
• In case of no-show, no refund will be paid.

Reservation and Cancellation Policy - Group Reservations

• A group reservation is deemed to be any reservation of 8 or more guests.
• The full cost of the first night stay is required to secure a reservation and is non-refundable for any cancellations.
• Any refunds incur a 5% banking charge withheld from the total refundable amount.
• The remaining balance is due 30 days before arrival to confirm your reservation.
• If a booking is cancelled up to 30+ days before arrival: refund is given excluding 1st night and 5% bank charge.
• If a booking is cancelled 29 days or less prior to arrival: 100% cancellation fee / the total cost of booking.
• Shortening a confirmed stay after arrival is the same as cancelling within 29 days of arrival date. Full payment – no refund due.
• In case of no-show, no refund will be paid.
• Peak Season Bookings (July and August, Easter and/or New Year) Prepayment: The total price of the reservation will be charged on the day of booking.
• Cancellations during peak season are as per group reservation policies above.

Directions
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Jollyboys is an easy three minute walk from all Livingstone bus stations. We're located just off the main road, behind the Museum (double story building with the clock tower).

We offer a free Livingstone Airport pick up - please email with your flight arrival details at least 24 hours in advance

Located Near

We are located in the centre of Livingstone town, right behind the Livingstone Museum (the double story clock tower building) - only about 10 meters away!
10 km from the Victoria Falls
70 km from the Kazangula (Botswana) border
200 km from the Katima (Namibia) border

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