6 Hostels in Livingstone, Zambia

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Livingstone, Zambia. You can choose from 6 Livingstone hostels. In total, there are 23 cheap places to stay in Livingstone such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $16 for a dorm.

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Livingstone Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Livingstone, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Party hostels in Livingstone


(Victoria Falls Backpackers Zambia is the best rated)

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Hostels in Livingstone for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Livingstone for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Livingstone? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Livingstone alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Livingstone. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Livingstone (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Now, that is a bummer. At the moment we do not have any super cool information on things to do in Livingstone. We guess this means we better book a flight to Livingstone soon. We are working on it!

Other Nearby Cities
Victoria Falls Victoria Falls (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Kasane Kasane (75 Km / 46 mi.)

FAQ about Livingstone Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Livingstone. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Livingstone. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Livingstone Hostels

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Victoria Falls Backpackers Zambia is the best rated hostel for partying in Livingstone.
It offers: Pub Crawls, Bar.

Travel Tips for Livingstone - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Livingstone. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Livingstone. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

The Victoria Falls from this side are much nicer than on the Zimbabwe side. Besides Livingstone is nice and quiet while in Zim at Vic Falls village you are literally living inside an airport with the incessant drone of helicopters and microlights from morning till night overhead.


Livingstone will forever be one of the best places to visit with your family in this Southern part of Africa! I just love my town!!!!


I went to see the VIctoria Falls, and the crocodile farm -- there are a million things to see in Livingstone.


I get to Livingstone very regularly (every month). The armchair is awesome, but check with a bone fide tour operator if the level is safe first. Don't trust unscrupulous off the street "guides". Royal livingstone is beuatiful, but expensive, try Zambezi Waterfront for sundowners. If you have time to travel out of town there is a much better croc farm 340 ks away at Siansowa, Lake kariba.


You can get cheap flights up from Johannesburg lots of places do package deals. Don't drink the tap water. Check out the croc farm. At low water the walk across the top of the falls is possible and there is a special pool there that you can swim in called the Devil's Armchair...right on the edge. Do that - around Christmas time when the water is low. Eat a funky munky pizza, drink at the Royal Livingstone at sunset and eat at Rite Pub and Grill if you're there on a Sunday.

Bob Bach

Livingstone is dusty and strange, the night life is poor. But the zambezi river makes up for everything. The falls were magical.

Kelly Jo

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Your Packing List for Livingstone

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Livingstone and Zambia.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Livingstone