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    Gibela Backpackers Lodge

    119 Ninth Avenue | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
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          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          Quiet and extremely clean place. Very well equiped, with all the facilities you need in a good location. And the most wonderfull breakfast you can imagine. I sure would return there i f i had the occasion! Thank you very mutchMore

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          2  Thank D337VOolivierl
          Response from Elmar Owner G, Owner at Gibela Backpackers Lodge

          Hello Olivier Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Gibela in Durban. We are very fortunate with our location and proximity to what to see and do in Durban. We strive to deliver in all fields and make visitors stay a memorable and enjoyable...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          We had a great stay at Gibela Backpackers. The place was clean and accommodating to our large group... Although l believe we broke Elmar's budget for breakfast he never complained or said this is finished he kept on bringing more. l would highly recommend any...More

          2  Thank SasaMk
          Response from Elmar Owner G, Owner at Gibela Backpackers Lodge

          Hello Sasa So it wasn't just my imagination. You guys sure had a healthy appetite at breakfast but at least we never ran out of anything. Thanx for the kind words and I'm pleased that your group had an enjoyable Easter in Durban. looking forward...More

          Reviewed March 28, 2017

          We stayed at Gibela for 5 nights and found it excellent. Conveniently located, clean, efficient and friendly staff, meticulously designed, with great attention to details. More more, staff acted with tact and sensitivity in what could have been an embarrassing situation. The only minus, the...More

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          3  Thank Nic B
          Response from Elmar Owner G, Owner at Gibela Backpackers Lodge

          Hello Nic Many thanx for the great review. It was a pleasure hosting you guys. We love it when guest appreciate and take the time to enjoy the extras we have on offer. Summer of 2017 was surely a HOT one with the month of...More

          Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

          Fabulous place to stay in the heart of Durban close to Florida street bars and restaurants & 25min walk to the beach. Lovely rooms in a quiet neighbourhood with pool and free breakfast. Very friendly and helpful staff. Highly recommended & thanks for a Lovely...More

          4  Thank chrislkeen
          Response from Elmar Owner G, Owner at Gibela Backpackers Lodge

          Hello Jane & Chris Many thanx for taking the time to write your review. It's always satisfying to get positive feedback, especially from experienced, well travelled guests. We are well situated to all amenities travelers request. Your multiple day stay gave you the time to...More

          Reviewed November 13, 2016

          Old property with a lot of rules (felt like being at aunt's house). WIFI ? 100mb voucher and that's it. (very poor connection). Seriously?! Single beds stacked on each other - no chance to sit. And Durban-well...More

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          Response from Elmar Owner G, Owner at Gibela Backpackers Lodge

          We did object to TripAdvisor about this review, but they didn't take it serious. Very confused traveler we have here. We didn't have any UK guests staying with us during the week this guest supposedly stayed. Prior to that in October none of UK guest...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Breakfast included
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • $36 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
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          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
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          • KwaZulu-Natal >
          • Durban
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          tardi t
          room rates/night please
          December 12, 2016|
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          Response from Elmar Owner G | Property representative |
          Twin rooms R 900-00 2 single beds Dorms R 300-00 per person 6 bed dorms separate male / female rooms
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          "We we're a couple of nights in a private room and a night in the dorm. Both we're really nice. I..."
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