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Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was there agaain by default 2 years ago and had a friend who had the same experience as me last month. You tell these people you need to checkout AT 05:00hrs because you have early flights. When checking out this smelly man shouts at you for dragging your suitcase in the house because it could wake up his guests. He...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Room was lacking in cleanliness Bunk bed mattresses were dirty and covers were torn The stench was overpowering The pillows were the same The sheets were clean but lying down the smell was overpowering The blankets were unwashed and smelled of urine Towel was threadbare I was surprised because kitchen was clean Showering was a bit of a challenge Unfortunately...

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Thank majosa-uk
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Thank you SO MUCH for such a perfect stay! We arrived by the baz bus nearly 3 hours late and the guys here waited up until gone 1am to welcome us. Then he helped us organise a car hire to go to Addo the next day and gave us driving directions and was soo helpful!! I would recommend this as...

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Thank Josey T
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night for business. Rowdy and busy as backpackers are on a Saturday night, we nonetheless managed to get our admin done in the cosy sitting area. Well equipped and a very comfortable bed with lovely warm blankets. Well worth the money.

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Thank Anmy K
New york
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

The Hostel is not comfortable,the owner is rude not kind and not friendly. The atmosphere is 0, the location is 0. I asked the owner to make a phone call for me for my next hostel just to make sure that they would pick me up in the airport on time and he refused.He has a kind of agreement with...

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2Thank londontokio
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 April 2015

I had a wonderful 5 night stay at Kings Beach Backpackers. All the staff were very friendly and very accommodating! Very nice communal lounge and kitchen decorated with lots of information on what to do in the area. Molly, the dog, and Peter, the cat are always happy to have guests arrive :-)

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2Thank Dominique P
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 25 February 2015

I stayed for one night with three friends. Two of us stayed in the dorms, and two of us camped in the back. The camping area has separate outdoor toilets and showers, which is very convenient. The backpackers is clean and home-y feeling. We will stay there again!

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1Thank bchgriff
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2014

Only stayed for one night but it was good value for money. Separate, outside showers and toilets, shower area was large and good hot shower. nice comfortable room. Helpful staff, nice communal kitchen and sitting area. Lots of activity info. You have to pay for wifi though. Good for backpacking.

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1Thank Kendra-Louise M
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Arriving at King's Beach was like coming home. The manager, David, is warm and friendly and the house is lovely. All the personal touches are there and everything is so clean and organized. The house is very well-kept and within a block of the beach street which has loads of shops, restaurants, bars, and cafe's. Also there is a fantastic...

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Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

I only stayed 1 night here. I arrived at night and it seemed that I was the only person staying at the place. The gentleman working there was not very friendly and gave off an unsettling vibe. I did not feel very comfortable. You had to pay for wifi but breakfast consisting of toast and spreads was included. The place...

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Additional Information about Kings Beach Backpackers

Address: 41 Windermere Road, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Price Range: ₹ 751 - ₹ 1,502 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Be sure to ask whether your room is inside or outside of the main house. Some rooms are located outside of the main house and that means that you walk through the garden to get to the bathrooms.”
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 of 5 bubbles 415dominiquep, 17 Apr 2015 | Read review
“If you don't want to walk outside to the loo, especially in the middle of the night I suggest that you select a room/dorm inside the main house.”
 of 5 bubbles McGill_Tripper, 23 Apr 2014 | Read review
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