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Sundowners Backpackers

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MR 103 Road, Malkerns M204 Eswatini (Swaziland)
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#1 of 6 Specialty lodging in Malkerns
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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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jdz863 wrote a review Apr 2019
Sunninghill, South Africa4 contributions2 helpful votes
Currently Sundowners is undergoing renovation and hence the restaurant was not available. I had the chance to book a unit with double bed for myself and my daughter (4) during this period. All was clean and very convenient. Especially the staff is very helpfull and thoughtfull. I can recommend the Sundowners and it will be even a better experience, if the restaurant is operational as Matsapha Shopping Centre is around 7 Km away. I have been told, they make the best pizza. Something to look forward. If you require Wifi-Internet connection, this only works in the lounge and is very slow. No connection to the rooms. But not a concern, if you do not require permanent connectivity. What would be a nice consideration is a playground for children. But then I trust the main clientiele are backpackers and they do not use the playground. I would recommend Sundowners as well for business travellers. Especially if you are out during the day and only need a basic room and bed for the night.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Saskia T wrote a review Feb 2018
The Hague, The Netherlands569 contributions129 helpful votes
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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Date of stay: July 2017
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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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Greg L wrote a review Feb 2017
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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, essentially attached to the hostel, was a great place to meet for coffee in the morning or for drinks after dinner while we played some pool outside on the patio. Great central location for Bushfire festival, too.
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Date of stay: February 2017
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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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estebandepraga wrote a review Dec 2016
Prague, Czech Republic199 contributions65 helpful votes
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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. It's on a main road but it rained so much we never left. Not sure if I'd recommend it?
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Date of stay: November 2016
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Phila D wrote a review Aug 2016
Johannesburg, South Africa786 contributions55 helpful votes
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 festival is less that 5 kms away . Its always clean and the staff are always friendly.
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Date of stay: December 2015
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Eswatini (Swaziland)Manzini DistrictMalkerns
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sundowners Backpackers
Which popular attractions are close to Sundowners Backpackers?
Nearby attractions include Swazi Candles (3.5 miles), Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary (4.4 miles), and House On Fire (2.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Sundowners Backpackers?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Sundowners Backpackers?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Sundowners Backpackers?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sundowners Backpackers?
Conveniently located restaurants include Malandela's Farmhouse Restaurant, Hippo Haunt Restaurant & Bar, and Sambane Tea Garden.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sundowners Backpackers?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Sundowners Backpackers?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Swazi Cultural Village (5.3 miles) and Swaziland Islamic Centre (9.0 miles).