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Jikeleza Lodge International Backpackers Hostel Hostel

44 Cuyler Street, Central, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

You'll find JIKLEZA Lodge safe clean and comfortable offering a true African experience and South African hospitality. It is designed by travelers for travelers to meet in a home away from home atmosphere. The hostel has a reputation for making you feel welcome. Read more

78% Overall Rating 16 out of 17 customers would recommend this property based on 17 reviews

Atmosphere 75%

Cleanliness 80%

Facilities 70%

Location 69%

Safety 83%

Staff 85%

Value 85%

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Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bar APM-96
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • DVDs
  • FLEXIBLENRR
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board"
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Postal Service
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • WiFi

Important Information

Bookings between 1 Jun & 31 Jul 2010 will need to fill in a credit card authorisation form. Payment on arrival may be cash or card. All card payments will attract a 5% admin fee. Cancellations-80% refund 14 or more days in advance, 60% refund 7 to 13 days in advance, 40% refund 2-5 days in advance. No refund will be given and the full amount will be charged to the card if the cancellation is received within 48 hours prior to booked dates CVV numbers need to be sent to the property after booking.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 07:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Port Elizabeth?

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You'll find JIKLEZA Lodge safe clean and comfortable offering a true African experience and South African hospitality. It is designed by travelers for travelers to meet in a home away from home atmosphere. The hostel has a reputation for making you feel welcome. Read more

Shared Rooms

Basic 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Private Rooms

Basic Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 3 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 4 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 5 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 5

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

About Jikeleza Lodge International Backpackers Hostel

JIKELEZA LODGE is an International Backpackers Hostel. You'll find it safe clean and comfortable offering a true African experience and South African hospitality. It is designed by travellers for travellers to meet in a home away from home atmosphere. The hostel has a reputation for making you feel welcome and is enthusiastically run by the owners and their manager. The old building with all its gleaming wood and warm, atmospheric charm is a stones throw or a quick stomp away from inexpensive and traditional African restaurants, night spots, jazz clubs, pubs, post office, banks, antique shops, 24 hour grocery shopping and flea markets. The owners are fanatical about cleanliness and all the staff are friendly and go out of their way to help you.

JIKELEZA LODGE offers you a variety of accommodation. There are single rooms, double rooms (Double bed) and twin rooms (2 single beds), 3, 4 and 5 bed family/group rooms, dorms and camping. The hostel is never crowded and their dorms only have a maximum of 7 beds and at times are smaller. The dorms are mixed, both male and female, and may not be suitable for some local holiday makers who are not conversant with travelling etiquette. The kitchen is fully fitted so that you can whip up a quick meal or cook up a storm.

JIKELEZA LODGE is set right in the heart of the old historical Port Elizabeth city and right on the Donkin Heritage walking trail. Here you can walk amongst the many old buildings of yesterday year marveling at the fine architecture and history of the time. If traveling is getting you down then you can relax in their gardens. Grab a beer from their self service refreshment bar and have a braai or eat your breakfast under the cathedral style shady trees. Share your experience with the visiting birds and dassies that frequent the garden often.

JIKELEZA LODGE has it’s own in-house travel desk and is the best place to get advice on anything to anywhere. They can arrange day trips to Addo Elephant National Park, lion safaris to Schotia, city and township tours, Baz Bus and Intercape Inter City Bus tickets, historical and heritage tours, transfers and overland trips and tours anywhere in Southern Africa. They also have specially priced accommodation and tour packages for backpackers and you can save quite a lot if you take one of these.

For the South African holiday maker who wants to get away from it all this may not be your scene. Interaction between guests is encouraged and all the facilities such as kitchens, bathrooms, lounges and TV rooms are shared. A Backpackers has nothing to do with hiking and is a unique way of travelling. So if it is your first time, check the scene out before booking, we don’t want you to be disappointed.

Facilities:
FREE Wi-Fi
FREE tea and coffee
FREE half hour internet
FREE seventh night OR 4th night half price
FREE advance booking of accommodation
FREE booking of tours and safaris
Range of videos to view at no cost
Drop off’s at departure points or any place in PE can be arranged
Hot Showers and bubble baths
Safe for valuables
Communal TV lounge
Large garden with bbq/braai facilities
Fully equipped warm, cosy Kitchen
Full travel/adventure booking facility for anything in Africa
Internet facilities
Restaurants on the doorstep
Serviced and agents for the Baz Bus and Intercape Mainliner Coach
Close to the worlds fifth oldest test cricket grounds – St Georges Cricket Ground
Baz Bus drop off/pick up
5 minutes walk from a 14km nature trail
Right on the famous Donkin Heritage City Centre Trail
Special prices on taxis and car hire
Tours to Addo Elephant National Park, Schotia Lion Safari’s, Amakhala, Kwantu, Seaview and Kragga Kamma Game Parks
City and Township experiences organized.
Excellent snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing
Sandboarding down some of the most exciting and highest sand dunes
Museums and art galleries with yesteryear and contemporary adventures
Oceanarium and museum complex

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 14 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.