Small World Backpackers Lodge

25 Ridge Rd, Harare, Zimbabwe | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 25 Ridge Rd, Harare, is near Natural History Museum, Matobo Hills, Khami Ruins, and Dolphin Trail.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsSmall World Backpackers Lodge Harare

    Reviewed by samandalice


    Reviewed Jun 23, 2014
    by (5 reviews) , South Africa Flag of South Africa

    Nice location, basic accommodation. The room opens straight in to the main eating/lounging area so is a bit noisier than hoped. Reasonable price for Harare, and feels safe/secure.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Small World Backpackers Lodge Harare

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Travel Blogs from Harare


    A travel blog entry by samandalice on Jun 23, 2014

    3 photos

    Hello from Harare! As mentioned before, due to unrest in the middle part of Mozambique, we have had to re think our route here to Harare, basically taking the long way round Kruger national park, and up through the South of Zim. We set off early enough from Tofo, and made steadily slow progress through Mozambique. The low speed limit of 100kmh and …

    Harare - Day 6

    A travel blog entry by ldnunes on Aug 25, 2014

    22 photos

    ... from every direction, it can be a little unnerving. A note on cotton-eared marmosets - they are not native to Africa, but rather are from South America. Bally Vaughan ended up with them because some Zimbabweans had them as pets and when those people had to leave the country, they were forced to leave the marmosets behind. We enjoyed meeting them tremendously. They were very curious, wonderful little creatures. Then it was time to go. We could have stayed for hours more- it was a superb ...

    Zimbabwe International Convention - 3 Days

    A travel blog entry by ldnunes on Aug 22, 2014

    2 comments, 22 photos

    ... of us, locals, offered to share their table since they had reserved one for eight people but had some no-shows. What a nice gesture! We accepted and took some time to visit with them a little. They asked about our convention - they had noticed our badges and had heard about it in the media. We witnessed to them for a few minutes and then we each turned to our own company. We closed the night with a tasty dinner, good friends, and enjoyable stories about the ...

    From New York to Zimbabwe

    A travel blog entry by ldnunes on Aug 19, 2014

    5 photos

    ... is mostly yellow, but trees are usually green. We checked into our room which is on the fourth floor and faces the park at the tree line. Couldn't be better for a pair of birders. We went down to dinner at the hotel restaurant which served delicious food at a reasonable price. Derek had steak and I had nyangi trout, which we both enjoyed. Then we made it up to our room like sloths and fell into our bed like people with narcolepsy. Twenty hours on a plane will do that to ...

    TIA - this is Africa

    A travel blog entry by besomeone on Jan 17, 2014

    5 photos

    ... Driving back to the community centre I had to pull over numerous times. The water tank kept spitting water and steam kept rising from the bonnet. We got back to the centre and more problems arose! The borehole had no water left therefore building work had stopped. The builders were late having lunch as we didn’t arrive on time.

    However, Sam and Zania had a traditional Zimbabwean welcoming by the community. It was amazing to see it again however I forgot ...