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Mantis & Moon Backpackers Lodge

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

In so many ways that I decided to be closer and immigrate!! At first walking into the jungle in a cultural hot spot I never expected the backpackers to have such a rich environment. The mind blowing creative vibe inspired and grasped my soul, I have met many friends and shared much laughter with the diverse people and also met...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a LONG weekend of work down the South Coast, my business partner and I stopped in at Mantis on the way back down to Durban. I have wanted to visit Mantis for several years, and never quite made it over. I am so glad we finally did. It was the perfect way to end our road-trip along the coast....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are no words to describe how incredibly special this place is... I was fortunate enough to stay a week at this magical place, so I really got to see and experience the love that it has to offer. Me and my kids were welcomed open armed and leaving was truly bittersweet. Everything feels alive and if you listen carefully...

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Thank Ash D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went for a little break from reality, on my own, and not once did I feel like I was on my own! The staff were so friendly, kind and caring and I felt right at home. The food from their newly opened café was incredible and I loved the rustic feel of the place. The most beautiful yoga studio...

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Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

My partner and I had booked for 5 days, but only stayed for 2 nights in total. Firstly, I would like to say that the staff, especially Elle, are all very friendly and helpful. Backpackers in general are very casual, and it's usually the vibe one looks for (either you love it or you hate it) But in this case,...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A group of friends and I stayed at Mantis & Moon over the weekend. We met a lovely Greek lady who welcomed us in and had us settled into our rooms. We had a good time and the place was clean for a backpackers. Thank you

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

3 nights in a glass threehut , waking up next to the cute monkeys , beautifull butterflies and birds everywhere , cooling of talking the slide in to the pool great bar and pooltable and if the jaccuci is fixed its just getting better , one more night in a normal threehous ( with your private bath in the room...

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Thank Hannah A
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I've been travelling South Africa for 3 months now. Been everywhere, tens of backpackers. This one is DA BOMB. Real people, real love, real happiness. Recommend 100% to all those looking for a real experience, a good time, a awesome welcome and a good night dancing non-stop. Unique vibe in S.A. probably in the world. May my path lead me...

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I arrived at this backpackers with high hopes and it unfortunately left me very disappointed. The dorms aren't clean - someone had left 3 days ago and their bed was left the whole time, the linen smelt of wet dog, the toilets and kitchen were filthy and there were plenty of staff - outweighing paying guests - and yet service...

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Thank Jen G
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

One of the best places to visit along the KZN coast if not the best, me and my group of friends had the best time !! Wonderful staff and volunteers who made us feel like family ! Have to visit at least once in your life !!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mantis & Moon BackPacker's The ORIGINAL Surf & Yoga Lodge that has been growing from strength to strength since 1999. The German owner has travelled all over the world, gathering inspiration, to create something unique & spactacular! This is something that you have never experienced before & probably never will! A jungle oasis that feels as if you have fallen into a dream world. A hidden island of bungalows lead by wooden walkways, you would want to get lost here for days. From glass tree houses that allow you to see the monkeys play in the tree tops, to the incredible yoga studio, this establishment has it all. Swim in the rock pool, play a game of pool in the jungle bar or chill in one of our many chill areas, there is something for everone. MAny activities & adventure await just around the corner from the beach... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mantis & Moon Backpackers Lodge

Address: 7/178 Station Road, Umzumbe 4225, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umzumbe
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Mantis & Moon Backpackers Hotel Umzumbe
Mantis And Moon Backpackers Lodge
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“En-suites, double rooms, family rooms”
Muppetshowstars, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are pretty fantastic, if you dont like heights though as for a room at the bottom of the garden :-)”
, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“Treehouses is the best option i think”
, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Tree houses and cabins!!”
, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you are looking for privacy and quiet book in to the glass tree house it offers a stunning jungle view .”
Jadeanngerhardt, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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