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Mombasa Backpackers

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  • Excellent69%
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6 days ago
“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 24 February 2013

We stayed at Mombasa Backpackers for 3 days 2 nights. The staff are all very nice and friendly, main boss, not so much. The pool is great and the atmosphere is awesome. Shops are not too far away, but we did try to stay in...More

Thank VFaz
Reviewed 15 January 2013

I stayed at Mombasa Backpackers on three separate occasions over a period of a few months while working nearby in Tanzania, and each time was a pleasure. The building is excellent: big enough to provide plenty of spaces for relaxing and hanging out, but not...More

Thank KenmoreThompson
Reviewed 5 January 2013

Great facilities incl. pool. The kitchen serves proper meals, princing is good. Located approching. 7 mins walking from supermarket, 10 mins from Matatu stop into Mombasa (20 mins ride). 24/7 guard. Recommends single occupancy - you get a fan all to yourelf instead of sharing...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2013

Mombasa Backpackers is like a resort, but low budget. They have a great selection of beer to decent prices, a pool if you fancy a swim in the heat (Beware that they use some chemicals that turn your hair green if you have blond dyed...More

Thank Skymning
Reviewed 18 December 2012

We booked to stay at Mombasa Backpackers for two nights on a short break last weekend. We arrived hot and tired in the early afternoon on Saturday having taken the night train from Nairobi and we were pleased that the room was ready for us,...More

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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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"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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