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About Ballito Backpackers

Welcome to Ballito Backpackers, situated in the heart of Ballito with quick and easy access to the beautiful beaches, local shops, popular night clubs and restaurants serving a variety of local and international cuisines.

Ballito Backpackers offers affordable accommodation with a 24-hour front desk, free Wi-Fi, communal lounge, kitchen and braai area. With a variety of accommodation options available there is something to suite every traveler’s needs.

The dorm rooms are ideal for groups whilst the twin and double rooms are suited to couples or friends travelling. The new premier double rooms are ideal for ultimate privacy for couples or corporate travelers. All rooms are decorated in a minimalist style with simple furnishings.

Nearby attractions include the beach, fishing, golf, bars, night clubs, shopping centers, hiking, horse riding, safaris and so much more! An action-packed itinerary can be arranged on your behalf with all the activities booked through our offices. King-Shaka International Airport is a quick 22 km drive from the property and transfers can be arranged through our reputable service providers.

Although we strive to please guests of all ages and walks of life we are very popular amongst the youngsters who enjoy the wide range of night life that surrounds us. If it’s a more relaxed stay you looking for, you simply stroll across to the beach where you may set eyes on our local dolphins that feed along the stunning coast line. Or take a walk along our popular promenade boardwalk that stretches along our beaches. With so much on offer in Ballito, our backpackers is the place to be.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: A 50% deposit must be paid to confirm your booking. Please note until your booking is confirmed your rooms will still be available.

REFUNDS: We regret we do not give refunds on deposits or fully paid accommodation.Group bookings of 10 or more people will not receive a refund once a deposit has been paid regardless of how far in advance cancellation occurs. Please Think carefully before paying for accommodation as once you have paid for it we will not refund any unused portion!

  • Response Rate: 80%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 3 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Backpacker, Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 55
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 29 Reviews

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Beach
  • Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Reservations can only be held for 48 hours upon quotation sent and be confirmed by paying a 50% deposit. The balance is due 10 days before arrival. Bookings less than 1 month before arrival requires full payment to confirm the reservation and no cancellation applies.

In line with procedures followed by global...
IMPORTANT NOTICE

Reservations can only be held for 48 hours upon quotation sent and be confirmed by paying a 50% deposit. The balance is due 10 days before arrival. Bookings less than 1 month before arrival requires full payment to confirm the reservation and no cancellation applies.

In line with procedures followed by global tour operators, we may identify exceptional circumstances in which we need to cancel a booking.

Cancellation policy

If this happens, all amounts received for the booking, including the deposit, will be refunded to you. This will be considered full and final settlement of any liability of any kind, however it may arise, relating to the cancellation.

Under normal circumstances, all deposits are non-refundable / non-transferable.

If you cancel your booking the following will apply.

Cancellation received within more than 4 weeks of arrival date = 60% refund
Cancellation received between 2 weeks to 4 weeks from arrival date = 30% refund
Cancellation received less than 2 weeks from arrival date = 0% refund

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Specials

SAVE 25% 25% Gateway Deal

Stay between 01 May 2020 and 30 Nov 2020 and get 25% off on selected rooms.

  • 1 night min stay (check-in between 01 May 2020 and 30 Nov 2020)

Availability and pricing

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  • 1 Sleeper Dorm room Sleeps 1 Includes: Self-catering This room is a 1 sleeper dorm and is furnished with single bunk bed. The use of the Communal Kitchen, Lounge and Bathroo... see more
    from $13 Room rate
    • Adults
      • 4 Sleeper Dormitory room Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 4 These dormitory rooms is furnished by 2 double bunks beds. There is also access to the communal lounge as well as commu... see more Features:  Shared bathroom, Self-catering, Bunk beds, Wi-Fi
        from $26 For 2 guests
        • Rooms Adults
          • 8 Sleeper Dormitory Room Sleeps 8 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 2 Rooms is Dorms that sleeps 8 people. Perfect for a big group, this room is furnished with bunk beds. The use of the... see more Features:  Shower only, Shared bathroom, Upstairs, Self-catering, Bunk beds, Wi-Fi see more Shower only, Shared bathroom, Upstairs, Self-catering, Bunk beds, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms
            from $26 For 2 guests
            • Rooms Adults
              • Standard Double Bed Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Features:  Double beds, Shared bathroom, Fan, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms
                from $26 Room rate
                • Adults
                  • Semi -Catering En-Suite Unit Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 8 Each unit is furnished with a double, king or 2 single bed and has en-suite shower and toilet, flat screen Tv with Open... see more Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Shower only, Self-catering, Air-Conditioning, Television see more Double beds, En-suite, Shower only, Self-catering, Air-Conditioning, Television, Satellite TV, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms
                    from $38 Room rate
                    • Rooms Adults
                      • Semi Self Catering En- Suite unit Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering This semi self catering unit within the backpackers has stunning sea view. Offer you privacy and comfort with its own... see more Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Sea views, Bunk beds, Fan, Television see more Double beds, En-suite, Sea views, Bunk beds, Fan, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms
                        from $38 Room rate
                        • Adults

                          Reviews for Ballito Backpackers

                          29 guest reviews Reviews of

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                          Kundayi Bridget Mushambi
                          09 February 2020

                          I had a pleasant stay, the place was clean and tidy, the staff was very friendly, was happy to be close to everything I needed in one place, I will definitely come back

                          Anne Mays
                          08 February 2020

                          Friendly staff Comfy beds close to shopsJust ensure that everything works in the rooms example fridge

                          Melanie Murray
                          06 January 2020

                          Good location and accommodation was suitable to all our needs during the holiday.

                          Dominic Fundisi
                          06 January 2020

                          The children enjoyed the stay and it was not that bad either for me.

                          Gavin Hong
                          28 December 2019

                          Very central close to beaches and restaurants,If it had a swimming pool it would be amazing.

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                          Ballito Backpackers is 1km from the centre of Ballito , the nearest airport 13.4km (King Shaka International Airport).
                          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling