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Drifters Backpackers Hostel

Saba Road 69, Paje, Zanzibar, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Drifters Backpackers is located in Paje, the ideal place for kite surfing and relaxing on the beach. Meet other guests in our kitchen or outdoor areas, try kite surfing or do tours around the island. Read more

Facilities

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

Important Information

Drifters Backpackers' Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash.

Check in from 10:00 to 20:00 .
Check out before 12:00 .

Taxes not included.
Breakfast not included.

General:
24 hour Reception.
No curfew.

Simple, chilled and humble guesthouse for Backpackers. Nothing more, nothing less. Run by backpackers like you we try to please the needs of long-term travelers in a place that's sometimes described as bittersweet by many and often dubbed as an overpriced island. We are open 24/7 always ready to help you with any question you might have.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 09:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Zanzibar?

Contact us directly

Drifters Backpackers is located in Paje, the ideal place for kite surfing and relaxing on the beach. Meet other guests in our kitchen or outdoor areas, try kite surfing or do tours around the island. Read more

Shared Rooms

Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 8 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About Drifters Backpackers

Drifters Backpackers offers dormitory accommodation in an African Swahili house. Drifters Backpackers invites you to stay with them if you want to explore Zanzibar's east coast. Trying to find budget accommodation near the beach to bundled up nicely and comfortable tend to cost just that, a bundle of cash. And if on top of that you want it with kitchen facilities, in Zanzibar that is as rare as unicorn poo. Lucky for you, 'The house' offers a refuge to long term travelers passing through Zanzibar. An island that's sometimes described as bittersweet by many and often dubbed as an overpriced destination.

We are a stone's throw away from Kite surfing-oriented Paje Beach. Drifters Backpackers is less than 5 minute walk to bars, kite centers, dive centers, restaurants, hospital, shops, and public transport. Paje Beach is strategically located on the east coast, and is the perfect tropical-island launch pad to discover what Zanzibar has to offer by only doing day trips without the hassle of carrying your heavy backpack. Near Paje you can explore nearby Michamvi and its superb sunsets over chwaka bay or stroll down to Jambiani and vibe around the village that sparked the revolution for independence.


Drifters Backpackers' Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash.

Check in from 10:00 to 20:00 .
Check out before 12:00 .

Taxes not included.
Breakfast not included.

General:
24 hour Reception.
No curfew.

Simple, chilled and humble guesthouse for Backpackers. Nothing more, nothing less. We are open 24/7 always ready to help you with any question you might have.

Accommodation Information

We offer comfy bunk beds with brand new mattresses, mosquito nets, and linen. Also, each bed has a personal fan to fight that humid heat that's always creeping through the windows.

Guests can enjoy free tea and coffee plus usage of our kitchen to save some cash on meals. It includes a kettle, fridge, toaster, blender (for homemade juices), gas cooker, kitchen utensils and cutlery. But remember, your mother doesn't work here, so always clean up after your done. The shared-bathroom has a good shower (water-pump), proper flushing toilet, a sink + a mirror.

Location Information

We are located in a really relaxed beach called Paje (kite surfing-oriented village), which is strategically located on the east coast. It is the perfect tropical launch pad to discover Zanzibar. Centrally located at the junction where the roads to Jambiani (10min south), bweju/michamvi (15min north) and stone town (40min west) meet.

We are next to kite centers, dive centers, restaurants, hospital, shop, public transport, and bars. All of them within 5 minute walk from the house.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 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.