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    Burkes' Backpackers Paradise

    11 Inverleith Drive | Burnside, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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    • Excellent48%
    • Very good39%
    • Average6%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible7%
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    Breakfast included
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 23 August 2017

    This is a cute little backpackers place with nice upgrades, hot showers, cold beers, and a functioning kitchen. We had a really nice time here and would love to stay again. The owners were very sweet and accommodating.

    Thank jessicaaU9987DE
    Reviewed 18 July 2017

    A lovely oasis! A wonderful green space. We camped and it was great. The showers were excellent and very clean. I would say that the kitchen and lounge could do with a bit of TLC. But, overall the best place to stay in Bulawayo in...More

    Thank Hatty2016
    Reviewed 11 April 2017

    Please avoid this place: Terrible mattresses and lumpy pillows (I didn't sleep at all), poorly maintained kitchen, dirty couches that we couldn't sit on, the shower was cold, the pool was disgusting (full of dead animals), everything has a charge associated with it (wifi and...More

    Thank Bushra F
    Response from Adam B, Owner at Burkes' Backpackers ParadiseResponded 6 June 2017

    Bushra, I’m sorry to hear that your stay at Burkes’ Paradise did not meet your expectations. If you were so disappointed with your stay I would have gladly heard your complaint first hand and done what I could to make your stay more pleasant. I...More

    Reviewed 17 March 2017

    Burke's paradise is a gem in Bulawayo. Located only a few kilometers outside of the Bulawayo city center, it is an excellent stay for travelers who want to be near the city, or travelers who want to have a bit of breathing room and get...More

    Thank KayKryn
    Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

    Excellent place to stay for three nights. Lovely family that run the place that are only too happy to help out with anything. The camping is in nice grass. Good showers. WiFi a bit slow but at least it's there. Pool is a nice extra....More

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    • Price range
    • US$15 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
    • Location
    • Zimbabwe >
    • Bulawayo Province >
    • Bulawayo
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    23 January 2015|
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    Response from Adam B | Property representative |
    Hi Martie, Our standard rate is US$15 per person sharing per night. So for the four of you the price would be US$60 per night if you were to share either twin or double rooms. Please let me know if you would prefer doubles... More
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