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Mombasa Backpackers

Mwamba Drive #69 | Behind Kenol petrol station on Mtwapa Rd., Mombasa 34117, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Riveda7899 Kampala, Uganda
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kampala, Uganda
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Mombasa backpackers is a place you will always be happy to come back to..The place is great, has all the things you need and want, including a nice pool. The Staff is very friendly and you will always feel welcome and helped, no matter if traveling alone or in a group. Being a backpackers, there are people from everywhere around... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is incredibly friendly and if you want a place to meet other travelers and party whilst enjoying a beer and watching some sports at the bar or playing beer pong, this is the place for you! the rooms are spacious and there's a great pool and small campsite so you really can't go wrong with choosing Mombasa Backpackers...... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic location close to the sea, and a fresh pool to use the days you are too tired, good company and servise, fresh bedrooms and bathrooms, good food, maybe a little too good- was not forced to explore other restaurants. I would warmly recommend Mombasa backpackers to comfortable people who want to be close to water and amusement

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Was travelling alone and found this to be a great place to stay. it was clean, safe, has great facilities (with TV, Pool, Bar, Lounge.. etc etc) and was really welcoming. Staff are happy to help with anything. Their food was great and so is the location - near the beach and it doesn't cost much to travel into town... More

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Biberach (Riss), Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at Mombasa backpackers. The people there were very welcoming, so really good if you're traveling alone. The location is also really good, only about 15 min by matatu, and in walking distance to the beach. The rooms are clean and very comfortable.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

This city on the coast left an indelible mark in my wanderlusting heart, and Mombasa Backpackers had a significant hand in that. The city is vibrant and eccentric (just like the people of MB) and the opportunities for exploration are seemingly endless. In our five nights, my brother and I found a rad community with whom to kick it, played... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

The actual accommodations of Mombasa Backpackers is beautiful. There are a lot of beds (not bathrooms though), a communal gathering place with couches that leads outside with more space to hang out. The pool was a really nice feature and much used even though the beach is a quick walk away. The beach, at least during the time I went,... More

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Krabi Town, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Stayed here 2 times for about a week both times. Both times i met Great people and had a lack of sleep because every night there was a party or a good beer-pong contest. The bar guy Rhasta Dave does a good job providing the necessary beers and i love the fact that he wore a traditional Masai Tablecloth all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

As a solo female backpacker, I loved this place! It's a great way to meet other travelers and I always felt safe and I knew that if I ever did not, I could say something to the staff and they would be more than willing to help.

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

This hostel has probably the friendliest, most open and best-connected people I've ever encountered. The owner/manager + staff make tremendous efforts to ensure a good time whether it's kicking back with a beer or going for a night out. Many expats drop by and are often willing to give you on-the-ground suggestions, recommendations & price quotes for local (or regional)... More

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Address: Mwamba Drive #69 | Behind Kenol petrol station on Mtwapa Rd., Mombasa 34117, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Mombasa
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #8 of 38 Specialty lodging in Mombasa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The only Backpackers in Mombasa, owned and run by Backpackers, has been pleasing the needs of independent travelers since may 2010. We offer dorms/singles/doubles/camping in a relax and chill atmosphere. Swimming pool, kitchen facilities, TV lounge, and chef. Within walking distance to public Transport, Supermarkets, restaurants, bars, and THE BEACH. Great spot to base yourself while Diving or kite-surfing ... more   less 
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