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Durban Backpackers - On the Beach

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

I finished a tour in Durban and this was the recommended post tour accommodation so I booked it out of convenience. The staff were lovely, welcoming and helpful when ordering in food, booking taxis and recommending local activities. My room was large but there could...More

Thank RachiePaxton
Reviewed 11 May 2017

What a pleasant surprise, people asked us what were we thinking when we said we staying in a backpackers lodge for our weekend away. we were not disappointed with our lovely luxury room with a patio 2nd floor view of the ocean. clean and serviced....More

Thank atheliah
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Awesome B&B with backpackers facility located in Umhlanga and as the name suggests, it is right on the beach with only an access road separating the apartments from the beach. Safe and secure with clean, well maintained rooms at an affordable price. I would definitely...More

Thank mikesmith2015
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We had a fantastic weekend on the beach. Brilliant venue and excellent service. Thanks Mark, Michael and the team. The beach is literally across the road and is super for a beach party. The best place to stay in Durban.

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Overall not a bad place. Can’t comment on the single or double rooms but the dorm has pros and cons; Pros: Nice to have a bathroom leading off it, and the shower is strong with plenty of hot water, although it could do with a...More

Thank Tim S
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Pool
Beachfront
Free Internet
Free Parking
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Free Parking
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Pool
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Price range
US$39 - US$62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$39 - US$62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Ask for 1st floor as ground floor is very noisy in the morning"
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"Remind them to put your geyser on when you arrive"
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"The top floor rooms have an excellent view of the beach."
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