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Legends Backpacker Lodge

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Opposite Mantenga Craft Centre, Mantenga Falls Road, Ezulwini, Mbabane, Swaziland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We spent 2 nights in a double room in this hostel and it was not bad and pretty cheap. If you are not trying to save time the breakfast is not worth the money. The staff was very friendly to us which we find more important than most other things. Tip, if you have a car: Have dinner at eDladleni!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

For independant travelers, it is a good location as you can get there by bus and there are several supermarkets to shop within walking distanc3e. You can also walk to a traditional village with dancing and a really good craft market. The place is OK, free wi-fi that works is a great plus, kitchen basic, showers nice as brand new... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Spent there one night and payed 127 R per person. Quite place, friendly staff and good location. Close to local travel agency and craft market. Not far from the supermarket and shopping center. Fast and free internet

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Ottawa, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

This was a very basic hostel but had everything we needed. There's a small kitchen with the basic requirements, a lounge/eating area with picnic tables, and a couple of showers. There is nothing fancy about this hostel but it's a place to lay your head for a night. They do provide free wifi which was a bonus. It's within walking... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

That's what i thought when i saw the place. It has a great location and good set up, but that's really it. When i walked into the parking lot i had the feeling that the place was abandoned a few years ago. The atmosphere inside was cold and not welcoming. The kitchen lack most of the basic tools, the living... More 

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26 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Basic dorm accommodation. Basic kitchen setup with utensils. Staff are basically not unfriendly. It's close to the cultural center. Nothing really stands out about it. Price was good. I'd chosen a bed in the larger dorm but when I came back I was told I'd be moving into one of the smaller dorms because there was a group coming in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

I spent one night at Legends on my way to Jo'burg from Maputo. I enjoyed the quick detour into Swaziland. Legends is fine for a short stay...decent facilities and good location near the shopping mall (great for a cold drink, decent meal or ATM's). Only minor complaint is that the beds were a bit small and not particularly comfortable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We stumbled upon this place in the midst of the worst lightning storm conceivable. I went into inquire about which border posts were open the latest, it was 7pm at this time. The lady in charge (Elaine) was more than happy to assist. She explained by torchlight (lightning had knocked the power out) on a map, how we would have... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

Husband and I stayed here for just one night while traveling through Swaziland and it was fine, but nothing to write home about. We stayed there b/c it was cheap and in a good location for us. The receptionist was very friendly and nice. The room was fine. Kitchen area, not so great (fridge didn't work) and bathroom area, usable... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

I stayed at legends while I was traveling on my own through South Africa. I was able to reconnect with some friends I had met along the way, and was able to meet great new people. Courtney and Chris were very helpful with anything we needed, be it advice or company, and they obviously care a lot for the business... More 

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Address: Opposite Mantenga Craft Centre, Mantenga Falls Road, Ezulwini, Mbabane, Swaziland
Location: Swaziland > Hhohho District > Mbabane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Legends Backpacker Lodge Swaziland/Mbabane

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