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    Gibela Backpackers Lodge

    119 Ninth Avenue | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    Reviewed 17 March 2015

    This is a real friendly and quiet place to stay. First thing, the staff was very helpful. They gave us many advices about Durban, things to see and things to do, where to go or not. As we had to leave early in the morning,...More

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    Response from Elmar Owner Gib... D, Owner at Gibela Backpackers LodgeResponded 22 June 2015

    Many thanx for your appreciative and kind words. It is rewarding when guests take our advise, read our notice board and experience and explore what Durban has to offer. We try to accommodate where and when we can. Thank - you for appreciating the effort...More

    Reviewed 11 January 2015

    super nice backpackers. we really appreciate the owner, cleaning, room and breakfast. the place was easy to be found, no issues with booking, a lot of explanation regarding activities in Durban and place to visit or not to go.

    Thank ElisaMoi
    Response from Elmar Owner Gib... D, Owner at Gibela Backpackers LodgeResponded 22 January 2015

    Hello Elisa Many thanx for writing your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found our facilities and services satisfactory. Hope to welcome you back in Durban again one day to further share what our city has to offer. Happy travels !!!

    Reviewed 10 January 2015

    I stayed at Gibela for three nights in a single room. The place is beautiful, clean and situated in a nice area of Durban. I did however miss the friendliness, feeling of generosity and welcoming atmosphere that I highly value. I checked in early, but...More

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    Response from Elmar Owner Gib... D, Owner at Gibela Backpackers LodgeResponded 12 January 2015

    Hello Halmanna Many thanx for the review. We do take care in the upkeep and cleanliness of our lodge and even during busy periods as New Year time things was spotless (as all guests commented) I think its a bit unfair to reprimand us for...More

    Reviewed 31 December 2014

    Great ambiance, real feeling of calm, got some incredible siestas in, loved the little touches, the deco, the pool ... Just exactly what was needed. Loved the fact that Gibela was close to Florida Rd, but not right on top of all the bars etc...More

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    Response from Elmar Owner Gib... D, Owner at Gibela Backpackers LodgeResponded 12 January 2015

    Hello William WOW what feedback - a great big Siyabonga !! You experienced both dorm and private room accommodation and overall seem pleased. Even though it was over the busy Xmas holidays you still managed to get peace and quiet. We are fortunate that majority...More

    Reviewed 23 December 2014

    My wife and I spent 6 days staying at the Gibela Backpackers Lodge. It was comfortable and hospitable. Our host, was always available to provide guidance and advice for our activities in Durban, a wealth of information. I noticed that he provided the same help...More

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    Response from Elmar Owner Gib... D, Owner at Gibela Backpackers LodgeResponded 12 January 2015

    Greetings and wishing you many happy travel miles in 2015 !! Thanx for taking the time to write a review on Gibela. We appreciate the kind words and are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. As said in so many previous review responses...More

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    13 December 2016|
    Response from Elmar Owner G | Property representative |
    Twin rooms R 900-00 2 single beds Dorms R 300-00 per person 6 bed dorms separate male / female rooms
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