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Gibela Backpackers Lodge - Durban


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2 x 6 bed dorms 1 x 4 bed dorm 4 x twin rooms Self-catering kitchen, Off street parking, Travel desk, Baz Bus stop, 4 min walk to restaurants, sports bar, laundromat, 5 min walk to grocery store, ATM & post office 25 min walk to the beach

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Surrounding Area


Gibela is conveniently located in the safe, residential area of Morningside and within walking distance to the center of Durban’s entertainment life, Florida Road, where there are restaurants, cocktail bars, clubs and coffee shops galore.

Accommodations


You're about to discover a contemporary-style backpackers, designed to provide you with a comfortable stay in the most crossâ€"cultural city in South Africa. This stylish and tranquil lodge is owned and managed by a former guide and keen traveler. Fellow travelers will receive good insider tips and travel recommendations, as well as superior comfort, in a wonderfully relaxing atmosphere.

Rooms/Suites


Gibela Backpackers Lodge is conveniently located in the safe, residential area of Morningside. Gibela is within walking distance to the center of Durban’s entertainment life, Florida Road, where there are restaurants, cocktail bars, clubs and coffee shops galore (check-out our what’s hot list). Only a few steps from Gibela's front gate there is a grocery store, auto-teller and post office. Guests can walk to the Botanical Gardens, Golden Mile Beaches, currency exchange and famous brand surf-gear factory shops. We are on both inner city transport networks, which link you to the museums, cinemas, Indian Market and Juma Mosque, in less than a 10-minute bus ride from the hostel.

Amenities


Gibela's facilities include:
- Self service coffee and tea
- Gibela Book exchange - heaps of books and magazines.
- Durban & KwaZulu-Natal maps and advice
- Gibela Luggage storage
- Gibela modern, clean & equipped self-catering kitchen
- Off street car and bike parking
- Durban and South Africa guide books
- Bright, clean “Zulu Zen” decorated rooms
- Spotless modern bathrooms with 24 hour running hot water
- Cosy, comfortable Bohemian Indian style courtyard
- Internet, computers with memory card readers and public phone
- Hair dryer and iron - on request
- No curfew, no lockout - enjoy your freedom!
- Swimming pool

Services Offered


Get immersed in the country's culture, history and nature! We proved INFORMATION on every spot in South Africa:
- What to see and do
- Where to stay â€" Accommodation bookings in National Parks
- How to get there
- Bus, train and flight ticket reservations
- Day and overnight trips
Our local staff can offer tips and advice on how best to navigate the city - including sightseeing, museums, restaurants and activity events.

Durban is a special place. We at Gibela want to help to share the experience of our city’s mixed cultural heritage and make sure your stay in our “Kingdom” is an enjoyable and memorable experience.

Policies & Restrictions


No Pets
No Under 12 years
NON SMOKING
Check - In before 21H00
Late night check ins charged R 100-00

Other Information


GRADED AS A 4 STAR BACKPACKER LODGE by the South African Grading Council.

Reception hours - 07H00 till 21H00
We have no curfew.
Minimum length of stay: 2 nights.
NO children under 12 years.
100% NON SMOKING ESTABLISHMENT

BREAKFAST INCLUDED - 07H30 to 09H30
PETIT DEJEUNER COMPRIS
DESAYUNO INCLUIDO
FRUCHSTUCH INBEGRIFFEN
Important info

Directions


From the airport / South Coast / Wild Coast
Follow the signs direction Durban and N2 North.
Keep left direction Stanger, North Coast, Pietermaritzburg, N2 North
+/- 10 km at big intersection follow signs to Durban City
As you enter Durban keep in the middle lane.
Take the Ridge Road / Tollgate / Berea off ramp. (Semi-circle bridge)
Cross over Ridge Road and continue direction of the city, keep in left lane â€" this is Berea Road North.
Continue over Musgrave Road and turn left into Botanic Gardens Road.
Pass The Botanical Gardens, now called Cowey Road.
Pass Bread Ahead Bakery & Woolworths Food store.
Cross over Marriot Road and at the next traffic light turn right down Clarence Road. Second left is 9th Avenue.
We are on the left - no 119 Ninth Avenue (Silver steel car gates)

From Pietermaritzburg / Drakensberg
You will be travelling along the N3.
As you enter Durban keep in the second left lane.
Take the Ridge Road / Tollgate / Berea off ramp.
Cross over Ridge Road and continue direction of the city, keep in middle lane - this is Berea Road North.
Continue over Musgrave Road and turn left into Botanic
Gardens Road at The Institute of Technology.
Pass The Botanical Gardens, now called Cowey Road.
Pass Bread Ahead Bakery & Woolworths Food store.
Cross over Marriot Road and at the next traffic light turn right down Clarence Road.
Second left is Ninth Avenue.
We are on the left - no 119 Ninth Avenue (Big metal car gates)

From North Coast / Zululand
You will be travelling along the N2.
+/- 35 km north of Durban take the Ballito off ramp.
Turn left, around two traffic circles and at traffic light right - direction Durban / Umhlanga.
Continue till you enter Durban, on the right ABSA Rugby Stadium.
Keep in the right lane, at first intersection turn right into Argyle Road.
Continue up Argyle Road, cross over Umgeni & Windermere Road.
Cross over Avondale (traffic light) next left is Ninth Avenue.
We are on the right - no 119 Ninth Avenue (Big metal car gates)

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