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Mantis & Moon Backpackers Lodge

7/178 Station Road | PoBox 239, Umzumbe, Umzumbe 4225, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very unique , chilled place , you will have a great time here. The beach is 5mins walking distance ,also they have jacuzzi where u can relax , yoga studio, swimming pool with the slide, chilling area, bar, big kitchen. The staff are very friendly and helpful -, they are always ready for a chat :) also recommend a village... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a chilled time here. It is beautiful in the forest and so relaxing. I can recommend this and if you want to relax and chill it is beautiful. The beach is close and beautiful. The jacuzzi did not work and hope they fixed it and that would be awesome. The pool and bar was fun and beautiful.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I arrived at this hostel and was instantly welcomed by all of the staff. The design of this backpackers is completely original, I have never come across one quite like it in my travels before and I adored it! You must go and check it out. The tree house dorm, the rock pool, the jacuzzi with mountains of bubbles or... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This exceptional backpackers was one of our favourite accommodations during our trip. We chose to stay in one of the tree houses and did not regret our decision to pay a few bucks more to have the experience to sleep in the tree tops! Although you have to be careful not to knock your head, it is worth it! You... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

What a wonderful get a way. Accommodation nice and clean. Very relaxing enviroment, stunning views. Close to secluded beach with life guards. Nice vibby restuarant within walking distance. One pitfall is that 7% is charged on credit card payments at Mantis & Moon - Otherwise highly recomended.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

i just read some other review from 2011& 2012 and I have the feeling some things have changed since then. When I stayed, security had been improved (codes for all gates, cameras, alarm and locks for all dorms&rooms) even though Im not sure how much those security codes are worth if all of the staff who come in every morning... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

The Mantis and Moon back packers is definitely advisable for a fun visit, we stayed for two nights had an awesome party into the morning hours. The drinks were well priced and the bar staff friendly. Stay in the Angel Hut or Bunny Hut for the best experience.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Cons: -On our first night low hanging branches knocking against the corrugated tin roof during a storm kept us up all night. The following day it took a full day of persistent requests to get the management to resolve the issue. No apologies were offered for our sleepless night. -we were really looking forward to spending time in the Jacuzzi... More

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Gorgeous atmosphere, unique tree-house experience, comfortable accommodation, super relaxing Jacuzzi. Certainly an escape from the every-day rat race! Highly Recommended ☺Chanti Gorgeous atmosphere, unique tree-house experience, comfortable accommodation, super relaxing Jacuzzi. Certainly an escape from the every-day rat race! Highly Recommended ☺Chanti Gorgeous atmosphere, unique tree-house experience, comfortable accommodation, super relaxing Jacuzzi. Certainly an escape from the every-day rat race!... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Planned to stay 2 nights but ended up staying 3 (2 nights in a double room and 1 night in a dorm). Pros - free wifi (only accessible from certain areas) - friendly and helpful staff - beautiful area and good rooms - very clean - close to a beautiful beach - great dinners are available Cons - advertised about... More

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Address: 7/178 Station Road | PoBox 239, Umzumbe, Umzumbe 4225, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umzumbe
Also Known As:
Mantis And Moon Backpackers Lodge
Mantis & Moon Backpackers Hotel Umzumbe

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