this hostel is really unique, the owner put his heart and soul into the place and its just marvelous! When you arrive he shows you the most important things on the map and has a huge notice board for further information to make sure you get all the information you need! the facilities are spotlessly clean and the self catering kitchen is well equipped..the price per night is a bit higher then other hostels but you get breakfast for free, a great wifi connection (just have to make sure you use it right!) and when I didnt get my bazbs confirmation he called himself and didnt charge anything additional. the only minor flaw is, that he closes up the reception at 8:30 and with that shuts down the wifi, but the good thing is that its a safe place to go out at night and get drinks at florida road so all in all: great service, perfect location & relaxing place to stay at cause there's no partying all night long which is nice for a change! cheers sabrina
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- TOP CHOICE - Lonely Planet 2012 "If this hostel (a tastefully converted 1950's Tuscan home) were a B&B, it would be described as 'boutique'. One of Durban's best hostels, it has sparkling surfaces and rooms neat enough to pass an army major's inspection. It even provides a continental breakfast- to be enjoyed in an attractive indoor-outdoor dining area." Gibela is conveniently located in the safe, residential area of Morningside and within walking distance to the center of Durban’s entertainment life, Florida Road, where there are restaurants, cocktail bars, clubs and coffee shops galore. ... more less
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