ZAR 180 per night
ZAR 180 per night
Gibela Backpackers Lodge - Durban, Durban, South Africa

Gibela Backpackers Lodge - Durban

Durban, South Africa - 119 Ninth Avenue, Morningside, Between Sandile Thusi & Clarence Road
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  • Extremely clean rooms
  • Extremely safe
  • Fantastic service
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Very Nice. ... The accommodation was very nice and clean. Friendly staff that was willing to help and give advice on what to see in Durban.

Description - Hostel

Minimum 2 night stay
Checkin before 21H00
NON SMOKING PROPERTY

What a HIDDEN GEM !!! Clean, Friendly, Very comfortable. Preferred staying here than B&B's. Recommend it any time.

'Excellent clean and comfortable accommodation. Friendly and informative also. I prefer this type of hostel to the typical hostels - at least I can get to sleep here!!

'very comfortable rooms, great showers and great stay. Thank you so much for helping us. It was great to have such friendly and helpful faces around

We enjoyed our stay here very much - nice and very clean - Lovely house.

The space
  • Property type: Hostel
  • Guest rooms/units: 8
  • Year built: 1950
  • Renovated: 2003
  • Public classification: 4
Hostel accommodations

Lowest price available: ZAR 180 (South African Rand)

male dorm mixed dorm quad (4 beds) single standard twin (2 beds)
  • Check-in: 2:00pm
  • Check-out: 10:00am

Hostel amenities

This newly renovated lodge have 4 twin rooms and three 6-bed dorms.
Twin rooms are fitted with two single beds and dorms are fitted with 2 or 3 bunk beds. Bedding is included in the price. (Towels provided in twin rooms)
Our fully equiped self- catering kitchen is open 24 hours. We have no curfew and our office hours are between 07H00 and 20H00.
Bookings advisable.

All inclusive plan BBQ area Bar/lounge Bike Parking Breakfast included (continental) Bureau de Change Car Parking Available Car rental Common Room Credit Cards Accepted Currency exchange Facilities Breakfast Included Free Car Park Gardens Guest Kitchen Linen Included Linen included Luggage Storage Newspaper complimentary No Curfew No Lockout No Smoking No curfew Open 24 Hours Parking (free) Pets not allowed Taxes included in price Taxi service Telephone/Fax Facilities Tour assistance Towels Travel Desk/Travel Info

Room amenities

Bunk Beds Linen Included Open space Storage Units

Backpacker facilities Maid service daily Microwave Non-smoking rooms Shared bathroom Showers without bath Telephone Television not available


Neighborhood

Peaceful, quiet and tranquil, Gibela Backpackers Lodge is situated in Morningside close to trendy Florida Road.

Points of interest
  • Beach - 4 km
  • Victoria Street market & Indian Quarters - 2 km
  • UShaka Marine World - 7 km
  • Florida Road - 500m

Food and drink
Eating out
Joop's
Steak House - These guys know their game.
Bistro On Ninth
Mediteranean Cuisine - One of the top 10 in South Africa
Vintage
Indian - South Indian
Bbb
African Fusion - Hip funky fun Cocktail Bar
Cristina Martins
Cookery School

Policies
Price details

ZAR 180 - 350 per night (South African Rand)

Rates quoted is per person

An additional deposit may be requested prior to arrival. If so, you will be contacted directly after you confirm your booking.

Credit cards accepted on location: VisaMasterCardAmerican Express

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

A 30% non-refundable deposit must be made to confirm reservation. No shows are charged full first night rates.

Location - Hostel

119 Ninth Avenue, Morningside, Between Sandile Thusi & Clarence Road
Durban
KwaZulu-Natal (Province of KwaZulu-Natal)
South Africa  4001

Latitude: -29.83487, Longitude: 31.01497

How to get there

DIRECTIONS

From the airport / South Coast / Wild Coast
Take the M4 / City road Southern Freeway
Take the Moore Road turn off
Continue up Moore Road till you get to Cleaver Road.
Turn right here, this becomes Botanical Garden Road.
Pass The Botanical Gardens, now called Cowey Road.
Pass Bread Ahead Bakery & Woolworths Food store.
Cross over Marriot Road and at the next traffic light turn right down Clarence Road.
Second left is Ninth Avenue.
We are on the left - no 119 Ninth Avenue (Big metal car gates).

From Pietermaritzburg / Drakensberg
You will be traveling along the N3.
As you enter Durban keep in the second left lane.
Take the Ridge Road / Tollgate / Berea off ramp.
Cross over Ridge Road and continue direction of the city, keep in middle lane this is Berea Road North.
Continue over Musgrave Road and turn left into Botanic
Gardens Road at The Institute of Technology.
Pass The Botanical Gardens, now called Cowey Road.
Pass Bread Ahead Bakery & Woolworths Food store.
Cross over Marriot Road and at the next traffic light turn right down Clarence Road.
Second left is Ninth Avenue.
We are on the left - no 119 Ninth Avenue (Big metal car gates)

From North Coast / Zululand
You will be traveling along the N2.
+/- 35 km north of Durban take the Ballito off ramp.
Turn left, around two traffic circles and at traffic light right direction Durban / Umhlanga.
Continue till you enter Durban, on the right ABSA Rugby Stadium.
Keep right, at first intersection turn right into Argyle Road.
Continue up Argyle Road, cross over Umgeni & Windermere Road.
Cross over Avondale (traffic light) next left is Ninth Avenue.
We are on the right - no 119 Ninth Avenue (Big metal car gates)

On both inner city bus routes.

Nearest airport: Durban International Airport. 25 km south of Durban. 20 min drive . One way taxi fare +/- R 130-00 per four seater vehicle.