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Mantis & Moon Backpackers Lodge

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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“yoga studio”(15 reviews)
“south africa”(9 reviews)
“jungle vibe”(4 reviews)
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Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

In so many ways that I decided to be closer and immigrate!! At first walking into the jungle in a cultural hot spot I never expected the backpackers to have such a rich environment. The mind blowing creative vibe inspired and grasped my soul, I...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

After a LONG weekend of work down the South Coast, my business partner and I stopped in at Mantis on the way back down to Durban. I have wanted to visit Mantis for several years, and never quite made it over. I am so glad...More

Thank Ceeces T
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

There are no words to describe how incredibly special this place is... I was fortunate enough to stay a week at this magical place, so I really got to see and experience the love that it has to offer. Me and my kids were welcomed...More

1  Thank Ash D
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I went for a little break from reality, on my own, and not once did I feel like I was on my own! The staff were so friendly, kind and caring and I felt right at home. The food from their newly opened café was...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

My partner and I had booked for 5 days, but only stayed for 2 nights in total. Firstly, I would like to say that the staff, especially Elle, are all very friendly and helpful. Backpackers in general are very casual, and it's usually the vibe...More

Thank Ashleigh Kristi J
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Top amenities
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Pool
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (8)
Pool & Beach (7)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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"On-suite Treehouses"
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"En-suites, double rooms, family rooms"
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"All the rooms are pretty fantastic, if you dont like heights though as for a room at the bottom of the garden..."
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"Treehouses is the best option i think"
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