We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
8/6/2017 8/7/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Ansteys Beach Backpackers

    477 Marine Drive, Bluff | Entrance from the beach on Foreshore Drive, Durban 4052, South Africa
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    8/6/2017 8/7/2017
    Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in DurbanSee available hotels in Durban
    Traveler (13)
    Pool & Beach (17)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Curiocity Durban
    73 reviews
    #3 of 77 Specialty lodging in Durban
     
    Hilton Durban
    1,417 reviews
    #3 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    Blue Waters Hotel
    598 reviews
    #16 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    Belaire Suites
    436 reviews
    #8 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    Overview
    • Excellent48%
    • Very good40%
    • Average8%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible3%
    Travelers talk about
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
    All hotel details
    Curiocity Durban
    73 reviews
    #3 of 77 Specialty lodging in Durban
     
    Hilton Durban
    1,417 reviews
    #3 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    Blue Waters Hotel
    598 reviews
    #16 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    Belaire Suites
    436 reviews
    #8 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel"},"scriptFlags":null}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (61)
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 56 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    We arrived at the end of June for a short break and had a great time. We paid for two beds in a four bed dorm, but managed to have the room to ourselves for the duration of our stay. It worked out very good...More

    Thank Sean G
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed at Anstey's for 5 weeks in the Seaview Apartment. The place perfectly matched the pictures. Our 11-year old loved the independence of heading to Heidi's cafe for a morning smoothie, and my husband loved starting his morning with her breakfast and chats with...More

    Thank kenster99
    Reviewed March 24, 2017

    I always find an excuse to spend a night here, as much as the budget accommodation is not much to go on, try out the cottages. If you wake up early enough in the morning you can catch the dolphins diving in and out of...More

    Thank Mutinta B
    Response from Tash P, Owner at Ansteys Beach BackpackersResponded March 27, 2017

    Hello Mutinta Thank you for the awesome review - we are super happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back at Ansteys again in the future! Best wishes Tash, Rudy and the Ansteys crew

    Reviewed January 16, 2017

    Small camping grounds amongst the cabins - no electricity. Short walk to the beach, views of the ocean. The guys who work there are friendly and informative. Facilities include a cafe, swimming pool, kitchen and fridges.

    Thank zbrentano
    Reviewed January 16, 2017

    Ansteys beach backpackers is not just a backpacker its home away from home, we received great service, its location is perfect, right at the beach so no need to drive, I will recommend it to friends and family. keep up the good work.

    Thank baumgart126za
    Curiocity Durban
    73 reviews
    #3 of 77 Specialty lodging in Durban
     
    Hilton Durban
    1,417 reviews
    #3 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    Blue Waters Hotel
    598 reviews
    #16 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    Belaire Suites
    436 reviews
    #8 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Durban
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveler (13)
    Pool & Beach (17)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (25)
    Nearby
    Durban Manor Hotel and Conference Centre
    61 reviews
    4.28 miles away
     
    Royal Hotel
    183 reviews
    4.36 miles away
     
    The Union Hotel
    1 reviews
    4.58 miles away
     
    Riviera Hotel
    30 reviews
    4.25 miles away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Weskusplek Restaurant
    89 reviews
    .89 miles away
    Green Dolphin
    11 reviews
    .10 miles away
    Chicken Shack
    26 reviews
    .91 miles away
    African Peninsula Restaurant
    36 reviews
    .43 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    uShaka Marine World
    2,513 reviews
    4.16 miles away
    uShaka Sea World Aquarium
    841 reviews
    4.18 miles away
    uShaka Wet 'n Wild
    274 reviews
    4.22 miles away
    Phansi Museum
    34 reviews
    3.72 miles away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Ansteys Beach Backpackers staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Try get yourself one of the cottages, As a couple unless your I would not advise on the log cabins. The walls..."
    Read review
    "rooms on the top have a great view on the ocean"
    Read review
    "Get a room close to the main building. the walk up the stairs are a killer."
    Read review
    "dorms are cheap,clean & safe on Holiday all you need is a place to sleep and bath"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing