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Mantis & Moon Backpackers Lodge

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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
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 2 nights in a dorm room. Luckily there were only two of us in the room otherwise it would have felt very crowded. It is located very close to the beach (5 minute walk), but there is no town or shops which you can easily walk to. If you don't have a car the hostel can... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic location, architecture. Perfect amount of laid back vs luxury :) it's a real getaway experience. Absolute hidden gem! So tranquil. I would live there if I could. What an experience! Perfect ambiance, lovely staff. Close to the beach. And attracts a great crowd of friendly people

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mantis & Moon is always the fist destination on our list of places to go when planning a getaway-the staff are always friendly and welcoming and the the accommodation takes you out of the real world and into something that is out of a story book and allows you to get lost in its beautiful wilderness surroundings.we have been numerous... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location, fantastic rooms and amenities, friendly staff and great service makes this an absolute gem for backpackers and alternative holiday makers.Not only would I recommend Mantis and Moon to others but I am already planning my return trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay at Mantis & Moon! The staff were vibrant, surroundings were beautiful and we would go back in a heart beat! It was the perfect chilled weekend away for us! Thanks a mill guys, it was an absolute treat for us to be there! Cant wait for December! Love tae & darren

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was amazed when I arrived at this magical place. I enjoyed my time thoroughly and never wanted to leave. Actually going again this weekend as it was so amazing last weekend when I went!! I recommend it to anyone who wants to just get out the city and live in the nature of life :)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unclean, poor parking, staff sit in lounge area, kitchen and bar all afternoon and evening leaving no space for guests. Lounge couches are dirty, fridge hasnt been cleaned in months, and rooms were dirty too. Unfortunately wont stay there again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

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 June 29, 2014 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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Address: 7/178 Station Road | PoBox 239, Umzumbe, Umzumbe 4225, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umzumbe
Also Known As:
Mantis & Moon Backpackers Hotel Umzumbe
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