Lusaka Backpackers

Rental with Outdoor pool

2 stars

161 Mulombwa Close, Lusaka

+260 977 805 483

based on 362 reviews

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About Lusaka Backpackers, Lusaka

Value for money
Featuring free WiFi, an outdoor pool and a year-round outdoor pool, Lusaka Backpackers offers accommodation in Lusaka. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. Optional breakfast is available for a surcharge. You will find a shared kitchen at the property. You can play billiards at this hostel, and car hire is available. Lusaka Airport is 20 km away.

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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Free parking
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Shared kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Heating
  • Adapter
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pants press
  • Tumble dryer
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Washing machine


  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Dining table

Services and conveniences

  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Entertainment staff
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • 24hr front desk


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Additional bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower


  • Family rooms
  • Fireplace
  • Seating area
  • Garden view
  • Lockers
  • Storage available

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Fold-up bed
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV

Things to do

  • Evening entertainment
  • Pool table

Family friendly

  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet


  • Outdoor pool

Places of interest near Lusaka Backpackers

Attractions in Lusaka, Zambia curated by momondo

Lusaka Backpackers location: 161 Mulombwa Close, Lusaka

Top landmarks

Freedom Statue0.8 mi
National Museum of Lusaka0.8 mi
Kamwala Market1.1 mi
Independence Stadium3.2 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

The Mutaba Restaurant - Protea Hotel Lusaka Cairo Road0.7 mi
Cloud 9 Rooftop Bar - Protea Hotel Lusaka Tower1.7 mi
The Steakhouse Restaurant - Protea Hotel Lusaka Tower1.7 mi
Botanica - Ciela Lusaka a Tribute Portfolio Resort and Spa13.7 mi
Elements - Ciela Lusaka a Tribute Portfolio Resort and Spa13.7 mi
Lusaka Restaurant - Protea Hotel Lusaka2.7 mi

Lusaka Backpackers Reviews

OkayBased on 362 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Great and helpful staff. (in 31 reviews)
  • Great place and people loved it all. (in 18 reviews)
  • My room was very comfortable and clean. (in 16 reviews)
Cons -
  • Room has no TV (in 13 reviews)
  • "The pool does not look clean at all, I would not swim in it." (in 6 reviews)
  • Cockroaches in the communal kitchen. (in 6 reviews)

Lusaka Backpackers room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 12:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Lusaka Backpackers compare to other 2 star hotels in Lusaka?

    There is a $88/night difference in the average price of 2 star hotels in Lusaka ($98/night) and the average nightly rate at Lusaka Backpackers ($10/night).

  • How far is Lusaka Backpackers from Lusaka?

    The drive from Lusaka to Lusaka Backpackers will take you about 36min depending on traffic, with a distance of 12.1 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • What is the best way to get to Lusaka Backpackers from Lusaka?

    If you intend on renting a car to travel from Lusaka to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Lusaka Backpackers offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $70/day for a base model rental. A very popular option for travelers staying at Lusaka Backpackers would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Lusaka directly to the hotel.

  • Are there food options at Lusaka Backpackers?

    Lusaka Backpackers does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Lusaka Backpackers at +260 977 805 483. If you are staying at Lusaka Backpackers, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Does Lusaka Backpackers have a pool?

    Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Lusaka specifically look for hotels with a pool. Lusaka Backpackers may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • What is the phone number for Lusaka Backpackers?

    The best contact number for Lusaka Backpackers is +260 977 805 483.

  • Does Lusaka Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Lusaka Backpackers has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Lusaka Backpackers?

    Lusaka Backpackers check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out may be available upon request at the reception desk.

  • How much is a room at Lusaka Backpackers?

    The average price for a night at Lusaka Backpackers found recently is $10 and can go as low as $10/night. Please note that rates may be impacted by travel dates, room type, and availability. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

  • Is there laundry service in Lusaka Backpackers?

    The accommodation features laundry services for all guests. Irons and ironing boards are included as featured amenities.

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