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Mossel Bay Backpackers

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  • Excellent57%
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  • Average6%
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“private room”(9 reviews)
“sand boarding”(3 reviews)
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All reviewsprivate roomsand boardingcool spotswimming pool issecure parkingone nightlarge kitchenawesome roomown bathroomwithin walking distancehotel roomstayed here for nightsoff street parkinggarden routeother guestsrooms were cleanbed and breakfast
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool hostel with cool people and personnel. Only in the evenings it was a bit quiet I don't really know why. Overall a nice hostel! Nice location also to do the St Blaze trail from. If you want to do shark diving it is also...More

Thank TobyEzra
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

I stayed one night in this backpacker. Old construction, doors, fans and furniture but with a beautiful interior decoration and very friendly staff. The location is in the center of the town and the breakfast is wonderful.

Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Perfect place for a backpacker. Loads of interesting people. Dede (owner) is very nice. Barguys Nick and Trey are greate and can help out with everything. The Adventurecenter is greate! However they do promote/recommend tourist-events that stands for animal cruilty like Elephantriding and Walk with...More

Thank Mia E
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This was our first trip to Cape Town this year, for health reasons we could not travel earlier. When arrived at the Backpackers and saw DeDe we relised how much we had missed staying at this lovely B & B. DeDe is not just the...More

Thank AlisonPuchert
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Was welcomed into the hostel so well. Dorm was nice, nothing too fancy but I went for the cheap option as I was on a budget - saw some of the other double rooms which looked very nice. People were loving and said hello and...More

Thank Helen L
Response from Man G, Manager at Mossel Bay BackpackersResponded 29 June 2017

Dear Helen, Thank you very much for your lovely review! It is highly appreciated and we are so happy to hear you had a good time. We hope to see you one day again soon, until then, enjoy your travels and take home many lasting...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
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Pool
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Price range
US$50 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Family Rooms, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$50 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Family Rooms, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (99)
Room & Suite (18)
Pool & Beach (13)
Dining (4)
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"We had a double room with our own bathroom on the ground floor but I would assume all the rooms are really..."
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"Get an ensuite, the towels were nice for a hostel"
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"Request a room overlooking the pool, these looked great."
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"Room 7 - spacious, jacuzzi bath with french doors opening on to garden and pool area."
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