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    Gibela Backpackers Lodge

    119 Ninth Avenue | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Nice common area to meet other guests. Elmar, the friendly owner, gave us - newcomers to South Africa - good advice. Car can be parked within the Lodge. Good located for evening walks to Fthe Botanical Gardens and Florida Road for dinner.

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    Response from Elmar Owner G, Owner at Gibela Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello many thanx for the kind words. I happy that you found the location close to all the attractions you wanted to see and that you enjoyed the variety of dinning experiences within walking distance of the lodge. Happy travels. Elmar

    Reviewed 16 August 2017

    Friendly reception, good tips for trips in the city, very quiet and safe, more friendly conceive, tastefully furnished, nice ambience, pleasant stay area, tasty breakfast - we would come again with pleasure

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    Response from Elmar Owner G, Owner at Gibela Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello Christine Many thanx for great review. We are very pleased that you and your family enjoyed your stay at Gibela. Looking forward to host you if you pass through Durban again !! Elmar

    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    This is a place to crash when you in for a party, it not a luxury hotel but its very clean, cheap and convenient if you have not interest in wasting money on the bed. If you want to be next to Florida road in...More

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    Response from Elmar Owner G, Owner at Gibela Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    lm not so sure about the party bit as we promote the calm quite peaceful environment of Gibela. The rest you got right. Elmar

    Reviewed 14 June 2017

    When you arrive the host will welcome you with a map and he will suggest places to go around Durban, It was a great start. The rooms are incredibly clean and the bathrooms are the best I have ever seen in a hostel. The owner...More

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    Response from Elmar Owner G, Owner at Gibela Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    OOPS as the data provided was adequate I don't really see a problem 200 is usually more than enough for those that checks email and a bit of social media. The individuals bored with themselves and their travels are usually the ones that run out...More

    Reviewed 13 June 2017

    Great hostel, more like a bed and breakfast. Staff very helpful with looking up trips and tips on local places to eat etc. Good facilities with common areas and kitchen. Easy walking distance to Florida road and not too far to walk to beach, big...More

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    Response from Elmar Owner G, Owner at Gibela Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello You have nailed it 100% this is exactly what we advertise and promote !! Safe, clean, great location and good facilities. Elmar

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • USD 38 - USD 70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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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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