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    Lungile Backpackers Lodge

    12 La Roche Drive, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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    Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

    The lungile lodge claim is " it's all good". After three nights i can say "it's all horrible". The room was very used, dark and noisy. The staff tried to be friendly and helpful. But most time they were playing pool, watching tv or using...More

    Thank tschakse
    Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

    The Lungile Backpackers is well located, close to the beach, stores and restaurants. I stayed in a beautiful dorm under the roof with wooden bunk beds. Enough room for luggage and lockers for personal and valuable belongings. The hostel offers a pool for everyone, a...More

    Thank Katharina R
    Response from Clare-Amber, Administrator at Lungile Backpackers LodgeResponded 5 February 2017

    Thank you for your great review! Happy to hear that the staff were friendly and you enjoyed the amenities at the lodge:) That fact that we are located just a short distance from the beach, bars, a convenience store and restaurants makes our location ideal!...More

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    Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

    This hostel is okay for a night or two in transit. It's not a party hostel or a great place to meet other travellers, however there are lots of locals who hang out here. In my dorm I was the only person actually travelling, the...More

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    Response from Clare-Amber, Administrator at Lungile Backpackers LodgeResponded 15 January 2017

    Thank you for the review. We do get a mixture of internationals and locals staying with us. The Baz Bus does stop right outside our Lodge and our friendly staff are on hand to organise tours and activities during your stay! We hope you enjoyed...More

    Reviewed 1 January 2017

    I have been there 3 times for quick overnight stays before hopping on the next flight. Comfy, clean, near the airport, friendly staff, good wifi, cheap. Its near the airport in a quiet suburb and there's a shopping mall not too far away. its ideal

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    Response from Clare-Amber, Administrator at Lungile Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 January 2017

    Thank you for your review. Glad to hear that the staff were friendly and that you enjoyed the amenities at the lodge including the free wifi!! We hope you enjoyed your stay with us:) Kind regards, Lungile Lodge

    Reviewed 30 December 2016

    Night staff were delightful and friendly. On a Friday night, they must've had their whole family come for a reunion or something because it was quite a party. The smoking section was underneath the only window the dorm had, which equals a smoke filled room....More

    Thank Betty C
    Response from Clare-Amber, Administrator at Lungile Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 January 2017

    Thank you for the review. Thank you for bringing these issues to our attention. Glad to hear that the night staff were friendly and helpful. We are in the process of having more bathrooms added to the lodge. Our sheets and bedding are washed daily....More

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    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
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    • US$25 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    "Get a dorm on the ground floor as the dorms on the first floor gets a bit hot on the hottest days."
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    "Don't sleep near the reception. Can get a bit noisy"
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    "just ask for what you want"
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    "avoid double room just off the main common room if you want to sleep"
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