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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were in Mosselbay to surf and booked a private double room here. First of all we got a bigger one, because it was free. So that was cool. The vibe, areas and facilities are perfect and creative too. They put a lot of work in every single detail to make it look like this. I think. It looks nice...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in a private room. The rooms are big and the bed was comfortable, the bathroom is also big with a great shower. The fan is very welcome on hot evenings. The staff are very friendly and helpful. There is limited fridge space but lots of cooking space. Location is good for getting about, we didn't have a car...

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Thank Cazzacoley
Cape Town
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a really great place to stay with great staff. Everything was clean and they had everything you need. Very close to all the shops and restaurants and beach. We will definitely be back again in the future!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They are good. Located in a prime location. Very friendly and accommodating. The adventure centre is a great help. You rock Nicolas. I felt that the time of the booking they tend to book the private rooms first and then the dorms. Whatever may be the case the the rooms were in good condition. The pool was excellent. Overall an...

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Thank apurbos2016
Amanzimtoti, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful experience, room was clean and tidy. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The atmosphere was wonderful and we immediately felt at home. We accidentally left a bag there when we left and when we contacted them they kept the bag safely for us and everything was returned to us. Thanks so much for such awesome service!

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Thank Taryn Z
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This place is really nice, well located. The rooms very very good, we got ourselves a private room. Staff is very friendly and would definitely go back there next time we're in Mossel bay. They even have a really nice kitchen and the restaurant serves really nice breakfast. They have free, secure parking as well.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

On our way to Cap Town we stopped over at the hostel. Very clean room with double bed and own bathroom. Kiki was very good host, full of knowledge. Very near to the lovely walk up the cliff to the light house and lots of bars and shops. On site parking is very convenient. Would diffinatly be back and recmend...

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Thank Genoa21
Linz, Austria
Reviewed 21 November 2016

The check-in was good and we got a remote control, to park our car at the parking lots inside (behind a secure gate). All entrances are secured with a code to get in. The room was big, with a big bathroom, a fridge, and an old TV on the cupboard. The whole room looked shabby but was ok. The booking...

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Thank Michael M
Pittsburgh
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We were on the Garden Route and decided to stop in Mossel Bay as we were exhausted from driving. They had a double room ensuite available for the night, which came with off street parking, yea! It was in the best location, very close from the highway and on the end of a cool street with lots of bars and...

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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Im coming again in Dec and January 2017.the place is easily accessible and nice parking. The bar and swimming pool is the place to absorbs all the nice stories from over the world. The quietness is amazing.

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Aaah, The Bay of Diamonds. So called for the sea that shines night and day, this bay is so scenic you won't be able to close your eyes at night. But if you do, come try our vibrantly upgraded backpackers! Run by two brothers raised in this very backpackers, we know what it’s about, whether sea salt, tequila or an adrenaline shot, you'll get your fix here.Mossel Bay Backpackers proudly offers the best of a 3rd World country:Situated next to one of SA’s most consistent surf spots, so GET WET!Cooking with a view! We have stylin’ Sea view self service kitchen,In-house restaurant serving home cooking or traditional meals and braais from our fancy Chef, come hungry and settle in around the fire with local live musicians.So your mother is gravely worried about her Precious Flower in wild Africa, well keep in touch via FREE wifi and PC facilities. Loads of advice on everything from surf tides to girl hides.Pool table, foosball and fully functional sleepers bar, like uh.. Fully bru.Ensuite doubles overlooking the swimming pool.Please book in advance, so we can organise you nice weather! Much love.. Management x ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mossel Bay Backpackers

Address: 1 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Mossel Bay
Price Range: RM183 - RM290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 65
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“Get an ensuite, the towels were nice for a hostel”
 of 5 bubbles amycD7797QP, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request a room overlooking the pool, these looked great.”
 of 5 bubbles Kaydashleigh, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 - spacious, jacuzzi bath with french doors opening on to garden and pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles 936happycamper, 25 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Backpacker beds for budget minded travelers, private rooms for those wishing more quiet and intimate stay.”
 of 5 bubbles fiftystatesevenconts, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are great!”
 of 5 bubbles Gaven73, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
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