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    Mombasa Backpackers

    # 69 Mwamba Drive | Behind Kenol petrol station on Mtwapa Rd., Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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    08/10/2017 09/10/2017
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    Pool & Beach (5)
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    Overview
    • Excellent69%
    • Very good12%
    • Average4%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible10%
    3 Oct 2015
    “friendly and peaceful place”
    31 Aug 2015
    “Not nice at all”
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
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    Breakfast included
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    Voyager Beach Resort
    3,012 reviews
    #2 of 60 hotels in Mombasa
     
    Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa
    1,346 reviews
    #1 of 14 hotels in Bamburi
     
    Southern Palms Beach Resort
    1,341 reviews
    #8 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
    Ziwa Beach Resort
    128 reviews
    #8 of 14 hotels in Bamburi
     
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    11 - 15 of 142 reviews

    Reviewed 10 September 2014

    We arrived in Mombasa after having spent three weeks on a road trip from Johannesburg. Our initial intention was to spend one night and head out for Nairobi the following day. This was soon to change as the wonderful atmosphere that the hosts have created...More

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    1  Thank Andile N
    Reviewed 4 June 2014

    This was a horrible experience. The place is completely run down and VERY dirty. It seems it was not cleaned since it became a hostel. The private room was so small that you could only open the door for 20 cm before it hit the...More

    3  Thank vomkiezumdiewelt
    Reviewed 14 May 2014

    Mombasa Backpackers was a lovely place to stay in Mombasa. There were loads of different people coming and going so there was always someone to talk to. Their pool was wonderful after a busy, hot day.

    Thank Cheri R
    Reviewed 8 May 2014

    I just left from Mombasa BP this being my 3rd stay there, and once again, what an EPIC week!!! Not sure if I can describe the greatness in one review between the camel rides and kite surfing, to skinny dipping with 3 Dutch girls! I...More

    Thank Blake S
    Reviewed 6 May 2014 via mobile

    The only thing going for this backpackers is the pool and even that is dirty and smelly. It's expensive, no atmosphere at all - the furniture is old and smelly and it could do with some cool paintings on the walls, both in the communal...More

    4  Thank LondonKatastrophe
    Voyager Beach Resort
    3,012 reviews
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    1,346 reviews
    #1 of 14 hotels in Bamburi
     
    Southern Palms Beach Resort
    1,341 reviews
    #8 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
    Ziwa Beach Resort
    128 reviews
    #8 of 14 hotels in Bamburi
     
    About
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    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
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    • Price range
    • USD 6 - USD 25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Coast Province >
    • Mombasa
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    Traveller (53)
    Pool & Beach (5)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (43)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    Mandi W
    20 July 2015|
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    Response from Andy Ray H | Property representative |
    You can call+254701561233
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    215MBP
    10 October 2014|
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    Response from 215MBP | Property representative |
    To all who stayed at Mombasa backpackers before its now under new management since july 2014 and we are working toward cleaning the bad name that was left behind and making it the best backpacker as it was from the start... More
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    Room Tips
    "Don't stay in the outdoor dorm"
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    "i stayed inside the main building, where it was quite loud. I suspect twin rooms at the back would be quieter?"
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    "The Girls Dorm has an en suite bathroom and walk in cupboard where we stored all our bags, handy!"
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    "Make sure you get a room with a fan it gets hot at night. Also definitely use your mosquito net!"
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