Backpackers in Bulawayo
Table of Contents
- 1 Backpackers in Bulawayo
- 1.1 Africa Sun Homestay
- 1.2 Burkes’ Backpackers Paradise
- 1.3 Lilys’ Backpackers Lodge
- 1.4 Choice Guesthouse and Backpackers
- 1.5 Guide to Backpackers in Bulawayo
- 1.6 Leave a Review
For years I travelled the world and I did it as a backpacker. There is nothing better than picking up your bag of bare essentials and visiting another destination.
What made being a backpacker so special was the places you laid your head. The wonderful people you met during your time at each backpackers around the world.
Today, I would like to share with you 4 backpacking establishments in Bulawayo. They are perfect for travellers coming to or passing through Bulawayo.
These Bulawayo backpackers offer clean and comfortable rooms, local knowledge of Bulawayo and surrounding areas (eg: Matopos National Park) and will be able to advise you on your travels around Zimbabwe.
Here is my Guide to Bulawayo Backpackers
Africa Sun Homestay
The Africa Sun Homestay has been operating for some years and it has had a multitude of travellers from all over the world staying there.
The backpackers is owned and managed by a gentleman called Sebastian (Zuga), the homestay is a home away from home. What makes the Africa Sun Homestay very unique is Sebastian is a seasoned traveller with a wealth of knowledge about Zimbabwe and Southern Africa.
Situated close to Ascot Shopping centre, the property has a very spacious garden, swimming pool, Wifi and a friendly atmosphere.
Africa Sun Homestay is perfect for travelling couples, solo travellers, business people and families passing through (child-friendly). Travelling with pets, don’t worry as it is pet-friendly.
This is one backpackers you will want to stay with during your stany in Bulawayo.
Price per night: $20
Burkes’ Backpackers Paradise
Burkes Backpackers or Burkes Paradise is fast becoming known as one of the top backpackers in Bulawayo. If you are looking for comfortable and affordable accommodation in Bulawayo then Burkes is the place for you.
Situated on a 12-acre plot of land, Burkes offers guests the opportunity to relax and enjoy the open spaces available at the backpackers.
Burkes is a family owned and run backpackers, Adam & Vicky, you are instantly made welcome by the owners.
The accommodation is very clean and accommodating to your budget.
Paradise in Bulawayo
- The tranquillity of the spacious gardens with their wide lawns and shady trees.
- The soothing sound of cascading water as it trickles between the 2 large fish ponds.
- The flitter and songs of the numerous birds that have made Paradise their home.
Price per night:
- Camping: $8
- Dorm: $15
- Single room: $25
- Double or Twin room: $35
Lilys’ Backpackers Lodge
Lily’s backpackers has been around for some and they have built up quite a reputation with backpackers staying with them.
Located very close to the city centre of Bulawayo (3 km) in a suburb called Malindela with close access to shops and restaurants.
The lodge comes with clean and comfortable rooms and Wifi.
Tours and trips can be organised at the reception.
Price per night: $10 – $35
Choice Guesthouse and Backpackers
If you are looking for a backpackers in Bulawayo that is close to the city centre then Choice Backpackers is the place for you. Situated in a suburb called Suburbs, you are a short walk into town.
The accommodation is spotless and there is a lot on offer for guests when they stay at Choice (Wifi, clean rooms, 24-hour access to the property, BBQ area, and a bar)
The backpackers is very secure and you are made to feel very welcome when you arrive.
Price per night: $18 – $40
Guide to Backpackers in Bulawayo
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