Gibela is conveniently located in the safe, residential area of Morningside and within walking distance to the center of Durbanâ€™s entertainment life, Florida Road, where there are restaurants, cocktail bars, clubs and coffee shops galore.
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.
Gibela Backpackers Lodge is conveniently located in the safe, residential area of Morningside. Gibela is within walking distance to the center of Durbanâ€™s entertainment life, Florida Road, where there are restaurants, cocktail bars, clubs and coffee shops galore (check-out our whatâ€™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.
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 cityâ€™s mixed cultural heritage and make sure your stay in our â€śKingdomâ€ť is an enjoyable and memorable experience.
Policies & Restrictions
No Under 12 years
Check - In before 21H00
Late night check ins charged R 100-00
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