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    Mdumbi Backpackers

    Mdumbi Village, Mdumbi, South Africa
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    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
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    Traveller (143)
    Room & Suite (21)
    Pool & Beach (19)
    • Excellent81%
    • Very good14%
    • Average1%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “coffee bay” (14 reviews)
    “south africa” (10 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Pets Allowed
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Paid Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 111 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay! The accommodation is so affordable and everything is neat and clean. Fantastic ablution facilities that are decorated and built with such character. The staff are super friendly and accommodating. We can really recommend Mbumbi.

    Thank Liesel M
    Reviewed 15 June 2017

    Short version: - My favorite Place in South Africa (Top 5 in the world) - Friendly and helpful staff - Nice dorms (rondavels, round houses) - Best food (from all the hostels bazbus is driving to) - Really safe (even at night) - Very few...More

    1  Thank Jonas19
    Reviewed 18 May 2017

    We camped for 8 nights at Mdumbi backpackers over easter 2017 and had a really great time not due to the resort but the area and beach is fantastic. The actual backpackers is poorly run and managed and desperatley needs to be taken over by...More

    1  Thank robN7434AB
    Reviewed 28 April 2017

    Thank you all the staff at Mdumbi. My friend and I had a great time at Mdumbi. The location is unbeatable - amazing view from the top of the hill, a beautiful long beach and great surf spot. It best place to relax! The dorm...More

    Thank adriaanrowan
    Response from JohannMdumbi, Owner at Mdumbi BackpackersResponded 5 June 2017

    Hi there, Thanks for visiting...great to hear you enjoyed the view, the surf, and your room. Thanks for the review! Johann and the Mdumbi Team

    Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

    Had a wonderful time at Mdumbi Backpackers - came on the recommendation of a friend who was working in a hospital nearby. She loved it so much she came almost every weekend - and we met many regular visitors who work in surrounding areas over...More

    Thank Gouzai
    Response from JohannMdumbi, Owner at Mdumbi BackpackersResponded 5 June 2017

    Hi there, Thanks for your review. We recently updated our lounge, so glad to hear you liked it. Sounds like you made the most of your visit with hiking and surfing. Thanks again! Johann and the Mdumbi Team

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    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • USD 7 - USD 30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Wild Coast >
    • Mdumbi
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    Traveller (143)
    Room & Suite (21)
    Pool & Beach (19)
    Dining (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (101)
    Family and Play Areas (8)
    Bathroom (5)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
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    Room Tips
    "Take the shuttle from coffee bay (30 mins, R50) or hike (3 hours from Coffee Bay)"
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    "Camping is probably best, although the sites are tiny and badly planned and layed out. There are no dustbins..."
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    "Relaxing break"
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    "The dorms are awesome!"
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