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Umhlanga Backpackers

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Room (Large Single Sleeper Unit) | Soundproofing, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Room (Large Single Sleeper Unit) | Soundproofing, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access

Overview of Umhlanga Backpackers

Umhlanga Backpackers

2.0 star property
No-frills Umhlanga hostel with outdoor pool

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Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared kitchen
16 Herald Drive, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, 4319
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping once per stay
  • Near the beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Barbecue grills
  • Locker space
Feel at home
  • Separate dining area
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Limited housekeeping
  • BBQ(s)

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • UShaka Marine World - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.) - 30 min drive


  • Doppio Zero - 3 min drive
  • Bellezar - 3 min drive
  • Ocean Basket - 3 min drive
  • African Roots Coffee - 3 min drive
  • Daruma Japanese Restaurant - 3 min drive

About this property

Umhlanga Backpackers

Enjoy your visit to Umhlanga with a stay at Umhlanga Backpackers. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool, and freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are added perks. Other features include a terrace and a garden.


Afrikaans, English

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 12 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests must contact the property for check-in information
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • BBQs

What to do

  • Beach nearby


  • Multilingual staff


  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool


  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible


  • Afrikaans
  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Electric kettle

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Separate dining area

Freshen up

  • 2 bathrooms
  • Shower only
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Shared accommodations

Fees & policies


<p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Umhlanga Backpackers Umhlanga
Umhlanga Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Umhlanga Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Umhlanga

Frequently asked questions

Is there a pool at Umhlanga Backpackers?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Umhlanga Backpackers?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Umhlanga Backpackers?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Umhlanga Backpackers?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
Is there an on-site casino at Umhlanga Backpackers?
No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Sibaya Casino (9-min drive) and Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World (16-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Umhlanga Backpackers and nearby?
Umhlanga Backpackers has an outdoor pool and a garden.
What's the area around Umhlanga Backpackers like?
Umhlanga Backpackers is a short 15-minute walk from Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail and 15 minutes' walk from Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve.



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