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Top Rated Hostels in Durban, South Africa

Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge 92%

1. Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge

Hostel
5 Nelson Palmer Rd, Warner Beach, South Coast

Atmosphere 90%

Cleanliness 92%

Facilities 92%

Location 78%

Safety 98%

Staff 98%

Value 96%

10 out of 10 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge

98c6e15c2b5f1a5e10376816f3646d53ad979ffae1042e09e0 05 Apr 2013 86%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Family Holiday

The garden and the meals

98c6e15c2b5f1a5e10376816f3646d53ad979ffae1042e09e0 would recommend this property

15 Jan 2013 97%

Awe inspiring views and kick ass coffee

would recommend this property

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Gibela Backpackers Lodge Durban 88%

2. Gibela Backpackers Lodge Durban

Hostel
119 Ninth Avenue, Morningside

Atmosphere 95%

Cleanliness 98%

Facilities 78%

Location 85%

Safety 98%

Staff 83%

Value 85%

7 out of 8 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Gibela Backpackers Lodge Durban

21 Apr 2014 100%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

Close to the center. Very clean.

would recommend this property

08 Oct 2013 100%

It was so lovely,great place for a stay!!!!

would recommend this property

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Happy Hippo Accommodation 88%

3. Happy Hippo Accommodation

Hostel
222 Mahatma Gandhi road, Durban Central

Atmosphere 87%

Cleanliness 88%

Facilities 86%

Location 88%

Safety 88%

Staff 88%

Value 90%

24 out of 27 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Happy Hippo Accommodation

19 Mar 2016 94%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 31-40

Helpful staff, excellent location.

would recommend this property

01 Nov 2015 97%
Travel Type: With a large group / tour
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture

Lovely staff who were very helpful and it was really clean

would recommend this property

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Tekweni Backpackers Hostel 83%

4. Tekweni Backpackers Hostel

Hostel
169 Ninth Ave, Morningside, AF, 4001

Atmosphere 88%

Cleanliness 75%

Facilities 77%

Location 83%

Safety 84%

Staff 90%

Value 84%

18 out of 20 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Tekweni Backpackers Hostel

06 Mar 2017 89%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture
Age Range: 41+

great value and friendly stuff. excellent day trip to Zulu land.

would recommend this property

14 Aug 2015 71%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Beach / sunbathing City break

I liked the armosphere, the location and the staff.

would recommend this property

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