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Gateway Backpackers


| Very Good 7 reviews

About Gateway Backpackers

About Gateway Backpackers

Gateway Backpackers in Ermelo is conveniently situated en route to Kruger National Park from KwaZulu-Natal, the Free State, Swaziland and Southern Mozambique. The backpackers has an African theme, where guests can sit around the fire, drink a glass of wine, make new friends and recount the adventures that they have been on. We also offer free WiFi, as well as secure overnight parking. Hot water showers and a large fully equipped kitchen is available to our visitors. Spend some time under the enclosed veranda, relax in front of the TV or grab a book from our shelf and catch up o

 Sleeps 25
Type: Backpacker
Check-in: 13:00
Check-out: 10:00
Reviews: 7 reviews

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Gateway Backpackers
4 out of 5 stars - 7 votes
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rein vos, south africa
August 2016
Good afforble stay and good price
murendeni mafumo, south africa
May 2015
We arrived at Ermelo very late on Thursday, all our phone batteries were dead so we couldn't communicate with them, we got really lost and ended up having to stop and charge the phone just to call for directions, I think the directions can be better explained as the link doesn't open on mobile phone browsers. However, even though it was way past midnight the manager was so kind to direct us, wait... Read more
fanie le grange, south africa
April 2015
The en-suite room was fine.Other guests in the backpacker rooms cooked some African traditional ox-tribe, which smelled horrible, but otherwise I enjoyed my stay.
winston english, south africa
March 2015
The five stars I have rated the venue is for the efficient booking staff and the friendly reception we received.If you go there expecting a five star joint check the price you are paying and realize that it's not possiblewe got exactly what we wanted, all was clean and i was able to cook up a smashing breakfast for myself and my workers, in the well appointed kitchen.
junior nkhatho, south africa
April 2014
Good travellers place


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Gateway Backpackers location

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Gateway Backpackers is 0.8km from the centre of Ermelo , the nearest airport 177.3km (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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Gateway Backpackers in Ermelo is conveniently situated en route to Kruger National Park from KwaZulu-Natal, the Free State, Swaziland and Southern