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Lungile Backpackers Lodge

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12 La Roche Drive, Port Elizabeth 6001 South Africa See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Strikingly designed high A-frame wooden chalet. The huge open common area almost churchlike, with pool table as focus, and homely round the fire. Big swimming pool round the back also a cool area to hang out. Comfy dorm, clean cleansing areas. Staff pleasant, though some...More

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Response from Clare-Amber, Administrator at Lungile Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review. Happy to hear you found the lodge to your liking and found the dorms comfortable and bathrooms clean and tidy. We hope you spent some time in our communal areas, either sunbathing by the pool, relaxing in our graden area...More

Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We had a great stay. Clean rooms well situated warm shower for the winter neat the walk ways. The receptionist on our arrival needs a wake up call super not in the mood to welcome us but the rest of the stay was greatMore

Thank Marius R
Response from Clare-Amber, Administrator at Lungile Backpackers LodgeResponded July 8, 2018

Thank you for the review. We apologize for any inconvenience caused when you arrived and we will be looking into the matter. Glad to hear that the amenities at the lodge were to your liking and that you had a comfortable stay. Kind regards, Lungile...More

Reviewed March 3, 2018

Lungile is a very beautiful place itself. The bed is very comfortable, spacious and clean bathrooms, big kitchen and everything that a backpacker needs. Freddy at the reception helped me a lot with travel plans. Also made nice friends there and a lovely night around.More

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Response from Clare-Amber, Administrator at Lungile Backpackers LodgeResponded March 4, 2018

Thank you for your review. Glad you found the lodge and the amenities at the lodge to your liking, including the comfortable beds, clean bathrooms and our fully equipped kitchen!! Happy to hear that Freddy was able to help you with your travel plans and...More

Reviewed February 27, 2018

I enjoyed my stay here at Lungile, I was here for 4 nights, booked a neat trip(safari), partied hardy, and enjoyed the stay. It was a bit noisy in the evenings, centered around the pool table, but hey...things quieted down about 11:00 pm. The pool...More

Response from Clare-Amber, Administrator at Lungile Backpackers LodgeResponded February 28, 2018

Thank you for your review. Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Lungile and that the staff were friendly and helpful!! We hope you enjoyed your safari tour and managed to do some exploring in and around the city. Glad the amenities at the...More

Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

The rooms were ok, so were the showers and the kitchen. Nothing great, just ok. There were a lot of locals hanging out there, so it was very noisy as well as hard to get in Contact with the other travelers. Good location though, but...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Internet
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Golf Course
Outdoor pool
Price range
US$24 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$24 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Traveller (35)
Room & Suite (11)
Pool & Beach (2)
Dining (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Room Tips
"Get a dorm on the ground floor as the dorms on the first floor gets a bit hot on the hottest days."
May 25, 2017
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"Don't sleep near the reception. Can get a bit noisy"
Jan. 1, 2017
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"just ask for what you want"
Nov. 9, 2016
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"avoid double room just off the main common room if you want to sleep"
Sep. 15, 2016
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