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Sundowners Backpackers

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Here at Sundowner's Backpackers we pride ourselves on Friendliness and cleanliness. We offer cheap drinks, comfortable beds, private rooms, dorm rooms, self-catering and camping grounds. Our showers are always hot and the drinks are always cold. We have four bathrooms in the main house and guests have been provided with a fridge, a gas stove and free tea/coffee. We have a beautiful pool for those sweltering Swaziland summer days! With us you will feel like part of the big family that is Sundowner's Backpackers. Feel free to add to our ecliptic mix of arts and crafts. Make sure you visit the Fairy garden and be whisked away into the Kingdom of Swaziland!We look forward to meeting you all in the near future.Marc Nixon
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Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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A hostel with a kitchen, swimming pool and a bar. All staff are very friendly, and the rooms were spacious and clean. Unfortunately the restaurant was closed for renovations, but the owner drove us to get some take out.
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Response from SwaziTRAV, Guest Relations Manager at Sundowners Backpackers
Responded Mar 19, 2018
Dear Saskia T, Thank youever so much for taking the time to review our backpackers! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time spent with us, we would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us and letting us go the extra mile to make you smile! We hope to see you again in the near future. Best regards, Sergio and Paula
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We arrived right at dusk on what we thought was going to be a 1 night stay at Sundowners. Turns out the lax atmosphere and close proximity of Mbabane, the Cultural Village, Swazi Tours and meeting great friends and the owners got us to stay another night. The restaurant,
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Response from SwaziTRAV, Guest Relations Manager at Sundowners Backpackers
Responded Feb 23, 2017
Dear Greg, Thank you for taking the time to review our backpackers. It is always great to have travelers like you and Kevin staying with us. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you guys again in the near future. Safe travels and all the very best. Kind regards, Sundowners Backpackers
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We stayed here for two nights while traveling from Mozambique to Durban,South Africa. Price was ok but no wifi and bugs. The adjacent restaurant was a God send Good food at very fair prices. Problem is it closed up early. The place is in the middle of nowhere! And I mean it.
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Loved staying here . Third time around . Usually stay here Bushfire festival season and it has became my favorite place to stay when i am in Swaziland . Although its a little far from the actual festival it makes in quiet and likable. Transport is easy to find and Bushfire
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We were a group of 19 travelling on a Compassionate Mission and made an advanced reservation for 3 night stay. When we arrived some of the rooms we had reserved had been given to another large group which resulted in our group needing to be separated. The issue being that our
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Left by dog in common area of dorm
"There are en-suite doubles with bunks are away from the main house and bar area which can get rather joyous."
"We stayed in the cottages - slept 4 - with own bathroom and kitchen.. there are 4 cottages.."
"Try avoid a room or bunk near the bar, as it can get busy on party nights."
"It's fun to stay in the "loft" in the big common room :)"
"There are bigger dorms or smaller ones."
Eswatini (Swaziland)Manzini DistrictMalkerns
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