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Gibela Backpackers Lodge

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

we enjoyed very much this backpackers hostel, the rooms are cosy, the bathroom too. Everything decorated with taste. it was quiet .The breakfast is perfect. Nice place and nice guy.We can recommend it

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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Very nice place. Excellent staff service. Good breakfast, wonderful pool and garden. Nice rooms. Silence is gold here. I loved! Stays only about three kilometers from the beach. It is easy to rent a bike in the neighborhood.

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Response from Gibela, Owner at Gibela Backpackers LodgeResponded September 18, 2018

Many thanx for your review. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and ythat you were satisfied with our service facilities and location.

Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Had a very relaxing time at Gibelas, we had our room upgraded for free as it wasn’t very busy which was lovely. It’s in a good location, walking distance of most things you want. The owner was very helpful with all our needs and the...More

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Response from Gibela, Owner at Gibela Backpackers LodgeResponded August 22, 2018

Many thanx for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Definately not a party venue but the party is only 5 min walk away. We rather ensure a good sleep, quiet surroundings and as you said relaxing...More

Reviewed October 26, 2017

Very clean and nice looking place with lots of attention paid to details. The location is good too. Very quiet (too quiet) when I stayed there. Disadvantage is that the older man that works there, is not always available, which can be quite inconvenient if...More

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Response from Gibela, Owner at Gibela Backpackers LodgeResponded August 22, 2018

Not sure who the old man was you referring to. Looking at your check in form you were in your 40's so not sure what old is. As a rule our reception closes at 20H00 so it is advisable to ensure that you get your...More

Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Well... Gibela Lodge. Our bus arrived at Durban station on Friday morning at 5am and we were at the lodge by 10. The owner Elmar refused to let us check in before 4... But he did allow us to iron, change and brush our teeth...More

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Response from Gibela, Owner at Gibela Backpackers LodgeResponded August 22, 2018

Some people are just not made to travel - no definition of time. We are a 10 min taxi ride or a 45 min walk from bus station. No idea why it took the 5 hours to get to us. Also the wedding they attended...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$33 - US$67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$33 - US$67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Dining (3)
Pool & Beach (2)
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tardit3
December 12, 2016|
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Twin rooms R 900-00 2 single beds Dorms R 300-00 per person 6 bed dorms separate male / female rooms
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"Do your shopping in the daytime (it's probably fine in this area at night, but better safe than sorry)"
Z6380FRalexw
May 12, 2016
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"They have both shared and private rooms. Pick your preference."
277tamaraw
Jan. 27, 2016
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"The kitchen of the Hostel is on the first floor - may be this will be a creterion. The rooms are in booth..."
annamzee
Apr. 29, 2014
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"We we're a couple of nights in a private room and a night in the dorm. Both we're really nice. I..."
efrmfinland
Apr. 24, 2014
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