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Portoviejo, Ecuador
Reviewed 24 May 2016

A friend and I stayed for two nights in Lungile. It was the best option in Port Elizabeth. A lovely place with clean rooms, helpful staff, a swimming pool and the best decoration I had seen in many days. The sorrounding area is a bit lonely but a few blocks away we can find restaurants and the Summerstrand, the beautiful...

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Clare-Amber, Administrator at Lungile Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for the great review! So happy to hear that the staff were helpful and that the amenities at the lodge were to your liking, we like our decorations to ;) We hope your stay with us was a memorable one and that you enjoyed visiting the beaches and restaurants close by! :) Kind regards, Lungile Lodge

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Lungile Lodge is the only backpackers to stay in in Port Elizabeth! It is clean, comfortable and close to what you need in Port Elizabeth. They offer a free city tour which was very informative and fun as well as other tours and adventures through their tour provider 'Afroventures'. I found the staff to be friendly and helpful. I will...

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Clare-Amber, Administrator at Lungile Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review. Glad you found the lodge clean and comfortable during your stay and that the staff were so friendly and helpful :) Happy to hear that you enjoyed our free city tour of the friendly city! We hope you enjoyed your stay as much as we enjoyed having you!! Please come back and visit us...

Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I am giving this a very good rating as it did everything well. Only thing keeping it from being excellent is the fact it didn't excel or stand out from the crowd really. No real faults, just not much to get excited about either really if I am being honest. Pick up and drop off available when using Baz Bus...

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Clare-Amber, Administrator at Lungile Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for the review. Glad you found the lodge clean, comfortable and safe! We hope you enjoyed your stay with us:) Kind regards, Lungile Lodge

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here one night, when passing through Port Elizabeth. Check in was efficient, and the staff friendly. The lounge area had a good vibe. Parking was on grounds. The room itself was clean, and met all expectations. All in all, good value for what we got.

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Hi. Thank you for your review. Glad to hear the staff were friendly and that the amenities/facilities at the lodge were to your liking!!:) We enjoyed having you stay with us and hope you visit us again soon! Kind regards, Lungile Lodge

Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Location is great but didn't have that backpckers feel. Difficult to meet other backpackers and wasn't a very social place. Also communication with staff before arrival was difficult re:airport pickup

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Clare-Amber, Administartor at Lungile Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for the review. Due to the fact that we had a big group staying with us its understandable that you felt that way and found it hard to socialize but we usually have backpackers from all over the world stay with us!:) We apologize for any inconvenience caused regarding airport pickup and hope you come visit us...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2016

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 February 2016

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Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

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Reviewed 16 January 2016

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Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Lungile Backpackers Lodge

Address: 12 La Roche Drive, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Price Range: £17 - £46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lungile Backpackers Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Don't sleep near the reception. Can get a bit noisy”
 of 5 bubbles TerryBanda, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“just ask for what you want”
 of 5 bubbles ConnieG69, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“avoid double room just off the main common room if you want to sleep”
 of 5 bubbles mmmp4cj2, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“the room upstairs is bigger and have more ventilation”
 of 5 bubbles AnastasiaLeeHL, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“No real tips, but the rooms all have their own bathrooms which is great. :)”
 of 5 bubbles RoxanneL700, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
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