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Paseli's Backpackers

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Dining (2)
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
  • 2 Sep 2015
    “If you are really backpacking in Zambia”
  • 9 Oct 2014
    “boring stay not very clean sheets”
7A Paseli Road Northmead, Lusaka 10100 Zambia See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

If you just need a place to put you sleeping bag down on a bed, have a good shower and toilet facility, and feel secure in the city, this is the place. And its real cheap. But don't expect anything else. Yes, there are shops...More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank Margot P
Reviewed 10 October 2014

Good thing about this hostel is that if you plan to travel to Mozambique, hostel is in the same street as Mozamiquan embassy. Booked a dorm, there were 2 bunk beds and not really enough space for 4 travellers with backpacks. They have only one...More

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank ninnna
Reviewed 3 September 2014

I think this place just went through a management change. It was a mess. I would NOT stay here. I booked with a person named Miriam. However now a person named Stella is running the day to day operations. I asked about connections / relationships...More

Date of stay: August 2014
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Reviewed 8 August 2014

I very much enjoyed my stay at Paseli's Backpackers! I was there for a good six weeks in June-July 2014 while doing some fieldwork. I appreciated that the place was quiet but still filled with many interesting people to chat with. The rooms are basic...More

Date of stay: June 2014
Thank David N
Reviewed 9 July 2014

I recently stayed at Paseli Backpackers for 2 months! It was perfect for living in Lusaka during my summer internship, and anyone considering a more long term stay in Lusaka (week+) should consider staying at Paseli. I stayed in the back "cottage", where there are...More

Date of stay: May 2014
Thank Jacqueline W
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Paseli Backpackers is a beautiful, clean and comfy Hostel ideally located in the heart of Lusaka - Zambia's largest city. PASELI – in our local language is known as Back Pack. “This means that we understand More our backpackers needs." It’s close to the centre of entertainment establishments, restaurants, shopping and cultural attractions. Less
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Shuttle Bus Service
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Suites, Kitchenette
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
Zambia > Lusaka Province > Lusaka
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
Zambia > Lusaka Province > Lusaka
Traveller (8)
Room & Suite (7)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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18 July 2014|
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Response from paselib | Property representative |
Thanks Wendy, it was nice having you here.@Abigail The rooms range from k250 ($40) per night double ensuite private,K95( $20) dorm room, and twin rooms k200($35) our contact numbers are 0211 233494, +26097951918, or... More
Room Tips
"Pot luck, do have individual rooms."
2 Sep 2015
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"The dorms can be quite noisy, but all the other rooms are pretty quiet."
8 Aug 2014
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"Long term stays - stay at Paseli in one of the rooms in the small, self-sustaining building in the back. It..."
9 Jul 2014
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"We had a private room with ensuite and fridge but there were also communal facilities which were fine."
2 Jun 2014
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