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Nomads Backpackers

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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good22%
  • Average19%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible6%
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“rooms are clean”(2 reviews)
“johnny”(6 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Fitness centre
Situated minutes away from pubs, restaurants, movies & shops, Nomads is a friendly, homely spot run by Leigh & her team. After 15 years of being in business, they promise to provide efficient service in a welcoming atmosphere. They will go out of their way to make you feel at home, help...
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70 Essenwood Road | Kzn, Durban 4400, South Africa
29 km to Louis Botha Airport
19 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

From the time we arrive we were warmly welcomed. Where shown to our room and then made to feel like home. Interaction with other guests around the pool and bar area was great. Advice was easily given and even though we had to leave very...More

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Response from NomadsBp, Manager at Nomads BackpackersResponded April 5, 2018

We thank you for your visit and glad you enjoyed your stay, hope to see you soon again.

Reviewed February 28, 2018

spent 3 nights at the nomades and can recommend it to everybody - the stuff is extremly friendly, we felt well from the first moment! the rooms are clean and stylish, so are the kitchen and bathrooms. you have lots of place in- and outside,...More

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Response from NomadsBp, Manager at Nomads BackpackersResponded April 5, 2018

Thank you for your review and hope to one day see you again soon, ill let Johnny and the staff know you enjoyed your sta.

Reviewed February 4, 2018

I am very thankful for the friendly staff.well informed and helped me plan my whole trip in South Africa. I had fun with many international guests.Nomads was Home away from Home..Thank you guys for the awesome experience.

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Response from NomadsBp, Manager at Nomads BackpackersResponded April 5, 2018

We thank you for your visit and hope you'll make a turn again soon.

Reviewed November 13, 2017

Great little hostel, relatively close to the bus station and only 25 mins from the airport. Liked the rooms, staff and vibes in the hostel were all cool. Pool outside and a bar inside to chill out and make it a nice relaxing place to...More

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Response from NomadsBp, Manager at Nomads BackpackersResponded April 5, 2018

Thank you for your review, I hope you got to go on the walking Tour with Johnny is one of the highlights when visiting Durban.

Reviewed July 23, 2017

Definitely not an environment for school tours especially not primary school. The staff were friendly. Understandably it is a backpackers, but when you have booked out the place for a Primary School tour, you can not have the bar open. You should not have regulars...More

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Response from NomadsBp, Manager at Nomads BackpackersResponded April 5, 2018

I'm sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your stay, we have may groups every year that book with us and a great number of them are repeats if the bar was an issue with any of them we were requested to not sell alcohol to...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
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Pool
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Shopping Mall close by."
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"We just relied on the knowledgeable and helpful staff"
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"stay away from the dorms, it is quite cramped."
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"Join in or you won't enjoy it haha"
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