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53 Ambleside Road Umtentweni, Port Shepstone 4235 South Africa See on map
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

It is all there: a fantastic crew and owners, a perfect view and location, besides that is not expensive! I had a wonderfull experience there and enjoyed my stay a lot! Really close to beach, big campfire place, pool, table tennis and awesome people to...More

Thank Cedric D
Response from spot53, Owner at The Spot BackpackersResponded 27 March 2018

Hey Cedric! It was wonderful to have you 😁 we are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Until the next time Cheers from The Spot crew 🤗

Reviewed 22 February 2018

I stayed in the log cabin for 2 nights. Lovely view directly onto the sea, and nice to have the ensuite. Everyone was really helpful, for example pick-ups and drop-offs from Jenny and there is a nice bar on site. The kitchen is fine. Especially...More

Thank ItchyfeetHelen
Reviewed 17 July 2017

You think you have gotten lost.... until you call Jenny and she directs you into the Spot Backpackers. A fabulous little cottage awaits - I arrived after dark and the lights were all on door open and it looked SOOO inviting. The beach bar was...More

Thank g_rans167
Response from spot53, Owner at The Spot BackpackersResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you Goran! So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we do hope you will visit us again if you visit our little nook of the world again :)

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Had a very chilled out week at this backpackers by the beach. The dorm room was clean and spacious and the common areas were nice and comfortable too. Credit to the friendly staff who helped me organise some shark diving trips in the area. They...More

1  Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Real chilled out atmosphere and friendly staff. Like to stay there when in the area. Can go for beach walk and shopping. Fishing, swimming, canoeing, surfing.... while we cant choose who else is staying there, we can make the most of the relaxing garden and...More

1  Thank Maya V
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Port Shepstone
Traveller (12)
Pool & Beach (7)
Room & Suite (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"The log cabin is great!"
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"The cottage !"
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"Ask for a camping spot close to the sea if you want to fall asleep with the sound of breaking waves."
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"Camping is on beach sand - not good for electronic equipment."
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