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Mombasa Backpackers

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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
13 Apr 2018
“Calm and serene environment. Great for groups and couples alike. Very diverse cultures here. No one feels left out.”
3 Oct 2015
“friendly and peaceful place”
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Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

Its very close to the beach, like a 5 minutes walk. The environment is homely and the arrangement is good enough according to the amount you pay. Lovely swimming pool and in the evening you really pass a nice time.

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Reviewed 10 September 2014

We arrived in Mombasa after having spent three weeks on a road trip from Johannesburg. Our initial intention was to spend one night and head out for Nairobi the following day. This was soon to change as the wonderful atmosphere that the hosts have created...More

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1  Thank Andile N
Reviewed 4 June 2014

This was a horrible experience. The place is completely run down and VERY dirty. It seems it was not cleaned since it became a hostel. The private room was so small that you could only open the door for 20 cm before it hit the...More

3  Thank vomkiezumdiewelt
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Mombasa Backpackers was a lovely place to stay in Mombasa. There were loads of different people coming and going so there was always someone to talk to. Their pool was wonderful after a busy, hot day.

Thank Cheri R
Reviewed 8 May 2014

I just left from Mombasa BP this being my 3rd stay there, and once again, what an EPIC week!!! Not sure if I can describe the greatness in one review between the camel rides and kite surfing, to skinny dipping with 3 Dutch girls! I...More

Thank Blake S
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US$ 6 - US$ 25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Mandi W
20 July 2015|
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Response from Andy Ray H | Property representative |
You can call+254701561233
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9 October 2014|
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To all who stayed at Mombasa backpackers before its now under new management since july 2014 and we are working toward cleaning the bad name that was left behind and making it the best backpacker as it was from the start... More
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Room Tips
"Don't stay in the outdoor dorm"
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"i stayed inside the main building, where it was quite loud. I suspect twin rooms at the back would be quieter?"
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"The Girls Dorm has an en suite bathroom and walk in cupboard where we stored all our bags, handy!"
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"Make sure you get a room with a fan it gets hot at night. Also definitely use your mosquito net!"
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