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    Lungile Backpackers Lodge

    12 La Roche Drive, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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    Reviewed 15 February 2015

    Lungile Backpackers is one of the coolest hostels I have ever stayed. In the moment you entered the hostel; the decoration, the atmosphere, the vibe is impressing you and you just relax and get in the mood :) Excellent location, just 5 minutes walking distance...More

    2  Thank oozbil
    Response from Clare-Amber, Administration at Lungile Backpackers LodgeResponded 20 February 2015

    Good Day Thanks for the great review! Glad to hear the staff were so friendly and helpful and that the atmosphere and vibe at the lodge was to your liking!! :) we hope your stay with us was a memorable one!! Kind regards, Lungile Lodge

    Reviewed 7 February 2015

    I got to experience Port Elizabeth through Lungile Backpackers Lodge's eyes. The city offers surfing to safaris and everything in between. It is said that it is the ghost on the coast, don't let this fool you. It has an intimate interactive feeling and friendly...More

    1  Thank vjotham
    Response from Clare-Amber, Administrator at Lungile Backpackers LodgeResponded 16 February 2015

    Hi Thank you for the great review. Happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us as much as we enjoyed having you!:) We hope visiting Port Elizabeth was a memorable experience and having good weather is always a plus!! Take care! Kind regards,...More

    Reviewed 18 January 2015

    Love the vibe I get when I walk into lungile..great staff and awsome music..just a walk away from the beach and shopping centres and the gym..port Elizabeth was a very clean and the people were awsome..

    Thank rmogle
    Response from Clare-Amber, Administrator at Lungile Backpackers LodgeResponded 20 January 2015

    Hi Thank you for your review. We hope your stay with us was a memorable one and that you enjoyed the Lungile Vibe!!! Come visit us again soon!!:) Kind regards, Lungile Lodge

    Reviewed 12 January 2015 via mobile

    I stayed there for one night when traveling with bazbus in a double room en suite. The room was really good and comfortable and it has a great free wifi signal, the best I found in the hostels in South Africa. The staff was really...More

    Thank PaolaBarcellos
    Response from Clare-Amber, Administrator at Lungile Backpackers LodgeResponded 14 January 2015

    Hi Paola Thank you for your review. Glad to hear the staff were so helpful and that the lodge facilities were to your liking!:). We hope your stay with us was an enjoyable one!!! Kind regards, Lungile Lodge

    Reviewed 13 December 2014

    I only stayed here overnight and didn't have time to venture out of the hostel but I had an enjoyable stay. The lodge itself is beautiful and has a cosy homely feel and the staff I encountered were friendly. The dorm room was spacious and...More

    Thank Nick P
    Response from Clare-Amber, Administator at Lungile Backpackers LodgeResponded 15 December 2014

    Hi Nick Thank you for your review. Glad to hear that the lodge and facilities were to your liking and we hope your stay with us was an enjoyable one!!:) Kind regards, Lungile Lodge

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    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
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    • Kitchenette
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    "Get a dorm on the ground floor as the dorms on the first floor gets a bit hot on the hottest days."
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    "Don't sleep near the reception. Can get a bit noisy"
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    "avoid double room just off the main common room if you want to sleep"
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