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    Mantis & Moon Backpackers Lodge

    7/178 Station Road, Umzumbe 4225, South Africa
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    Traveller (35)
    Pool & Beach (7)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Overview
    • Excellent49%
    • Very good22%
    • Average12%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “yoga studio” (13 reviews)
    “south africa” (9 reviews)
    “jungle vibe” (4 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    1 - 5 of 112 reviews

    Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

    I stayed here for two nights and really enjoyed the jungle theme. Felt like I could get lost in a maze of palm trees and bushes with the little wooden paths in between. There's a pool with a water slide right next to the bar...More

    Thank Bakoyma
    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    In so many ways that I decided to be closer and immigrate!! At first walking into the jungle in a cultural hot spot I never expected the backpackers to have such a rich environment. The mind blowing creative vibe inspired and grasped my soul, I...More

    1  Thank Muppetshowstars
    Reviewed 12 May 2017

    After a LONG weekend of work down the South Coast, my business partner and I stopped in at Mantis on the way back down to Durban. I have wanted to visit Mantis for several years, and never quite made it over. I am so glad...More

    Thank Ceeces T
    Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

    There are no words to describe how incredibly special this place is... I was fortunate enough to stay a week at this magical place, so I really got to see and experience the love that it has to offer. Me and my kids were welcomed...More

    Thank Ash D
    Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

    I went for a little break from reality, on my own, and not once did I feel like I was on my own! The staff were so friendly, kind and caring and I felt right at home. The food from their newly opened café was...More

    Thank Sarah D
    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Umzumbe
    • Also Known As
    • Mantis And Moon Backpackers Lodge ,
    • Mantis & Moon Backpackers Hotel Umzumbe
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    Traveller (35)
    Pool & Beach (7)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (25)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Room Tips
    "En-suites, double rooms, family rooms"
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    "All the rooms are pretty fantastic, if you dont like heights though as for a room at the bottom of the garden..."
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    "Treehouses is the best option i think"
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    "Tree houses and cabins!!"
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