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    Mombasa Backpackers

    # 69 Mwamba Drive | Behind Kenol petrol station on Mtwapa Rd., Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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    8/27/2017 8/28/2017
    Traveler (53)
    Pool & Beach (5)
    Room & Suite (3)
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    Overview
    • Excellent69%
    • Very good12%
    • Average4%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible10%
    Oct 3, 2015
    “friendly and peaceful place”
    Aug 31, 2015
    “Not nice at all”
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Internet
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Voyager Beach Resort
    2,984 reviews
    #2 of 58 hotels in Mombasa
     
    Severin Sea Lodge
    542 reviews
    #3 of 14 hotels in Bamburi
     
    Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa
    1,328 reviews
    #1 of 14 hotels in Bamburi
     
    PrideInn Express Nyali
    215 reviews
    #10 of 58 hotels in Mombasa
     
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    1 - 5 of 142 reviews

    Reviewed October 3, 2015

    I had been here for a weekend in late December 2014 and it turned out to be an awesome experience in Mombasa. As I arrived early morning to backpackers I could see the beautiful sunrise by the beach opposite to the backpackers on the Mombasa...More

    Thank gnkrb4u
    Reviewed August 31, 2015

    The rooms where very dirty, the whole night i itched and i didn't know what it was. There were weird parties in the hostel where people used drugs and the staff had lack of it's own house rules and were very loud. When i went...More

    3  Thank hey1212
    Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

    hey there... i visit mombasa backpackers for the second time, and again i had a great experience... nice swimmingpool, chill out places, good food and nice music andi the manager couldnt have been more helpful with sorting out several things in the city... i can...More

    1  Thank Manuel M
    Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

    I visited Mombasa Backpackers a few times earlier this year and had a great experience. I was disappointed when I went back to find that the management had changed. It went from being a fun lively place where meeting other backpackers was easy and laid...More

    3  Thank Michael A
    Reviewed December 18, 2014

    If this place was once rated as a hostel of choice, it is definitely not any more. The place is showing the signs of wear and tear from a lack of upkeep. I think Management is operating off the idea that their guests are always...More

    3  Thank WalkaboutKen
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    #2 of 58 hotels in Mombasa
     
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    542 reviews
    #3 of 14 hotels in Bamburi
     
    Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa
    1,328 reviews
    #1 of 14 hotels in Bamburi
     
    PrideInn Express Nyali
    215 reviews
    #10 of 58 hotels in Mombasa
     
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
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    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • $6 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Mombasa
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    Traveler (53)
    Pool & Beach (5)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (43)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    Mandi W
    July 20, 2015|
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    Response from Andy Ray H | Property representative |
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    215MBP
    October 9, 2014|
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    Response from 215MBP | Property representative |
    To all who stayed at Mombasa backpackers before its now under new management since july 2014 and we are working toward cleaning the bad name that was left behind and making it the best backpacker as it was from the start... More
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    Room Tips
    "Don't stay in the outdoor dorm"
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    "i stayed inside the main building, where it was quite loud. I suspect twin rooms at the back would be quieter?"
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    "The Girls Dorm has an en suite bathroom and walk in cupboard where we stored all our bags, handy!"
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    "Make sure you get a room with a fan it gets hot at night. Also definitely use your mosquito net!"
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