Mossel Bay Backpackers

1 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay, South Africa, Distance from city centre: 0.5km

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Mossel Bay Backpackers (since 1992) is an iconic friendly hostel located at The Point in Mossel Bay, the first town in the magnificent Garden Route of SA. The Backpackers is situated right in the heart of the town, within walking distance to the best surf spots, restaurants, pubs and local attractions.

Mossel Bay Backpackers offers a variety of budget friendly rooms, from basic dorm rooms with shared or en-suite bathrooms, to private en-suite rooms. Lockers are provided for personal items.

There is a communal self-catering kitchen for guests to use, as well as a TV, a book exchange, a bar, swimming pool, sun deck and a braai area. Free Wi-Fi is available, as well as secure parking on-site. You are also able to enjoy a delicious breakfast in the quaint breakfast room. Conference facilities are available on request.

At our on-site Garden Route Activity Centre, we are able to make all the arrangements for you and you are able to book all your activities in one place.


Mossel Bay Backpackers Terms and Conditions:

Cancellation Policy

In the event of a Cancellation, you are required to notify us in writing as soon as possible.

The following charges will be applicable to your reservation:

1. Should we receive a Cancellation for any reason more than 60 days prior to arrival, then 25% of the Total Accommodation Charges payable will be forfeited and will constitute our Cancellation Charge.
2. Should we receive a Cancellation for any reason whatsoever 46 to 60 days prior to arrival, then 40% of the Total Accommodation Charges payable will be forfeited and will constitute our Cancellation Charge.
3. Should we receive a Cancellation for any reason whatsoever 31 to 45 days prior to arrival, then 65% of the Total Accommodation Charges payable will be forfeited and will constitute our Cancellation Charge.
4. Should we receive a Cancellation for any reason whatsoever less than 31 days prior to arrival, then 100% of the Total Accommodation Charges payable will be forfeited and will constitute our Cancellation Charge.
5. Should the guest fail to arrive for any reason whatsoever (No-Show), a Cancellation Fee of 100% of the Total Accommodation Charges for the guest's stay will be deducted from the total prepayment paid and hence there will be no refund.
6. Payment of the required prepayment as per Mossel Bay Backpackers' Payment Policy means acceptance by the Client of Mossel Bay Backpackers' Cancellation Policy.


Check in from 14:00 to 21:00.
Check out before 10:00 .

Payment types for extras payable at the establishment: cash, credit cards, debit cards.

Taxes included.

Breakfast included. At present, we are including breakfast for all room types - however, this is a promotion, which we will still be running for some time. Normally, breakfast is excluded for the dorms. For the private rooms, some include breakfast, while others exclude breakfast.

Reception is open from 07:00 to 21:00

No curfew.

We do not accept customers younger than 12 years of age.

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Free Breakfast
  • Café
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Meals Available
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Towels Not Included
  • Wi-Fi

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 30 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Mossel Bay Backpackers Terms and Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 30 before arrival.

Check in from 14:00 to 21:00.
Check out before 10:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.

Taxes included.
Breakfast included. At present, we are including breakfast for all room types - however, this is a promotion, which we will still be running for some time. Normally, breakfast is excluded for the dorms. For the private rooms, some include breakfast, while others exclude breakfast.

Reception is open from 07:00 to 21:00

No curfew.
We do not accept customers younger than 12 years of age.

Directions
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From Oudtshoorn :

Follow R328 past Hartenbos; past 2 sets of traffic lights - another 2 km and road goes up a steep hill - just before bridge cross-over turn left onto that road (Marsh Street = Main street) Go straight down through centre of town (±1.8km) towards The Point. At the end, at the bend and just before Milkwood Primary School on left is Mossel Bay Backpackers - look for the long building with 6 arches in front (if you can see it between all the plants!).

From George:

First Mossel Bay turn-off (off N2), turn left. At traffic lights turn right (follow directional signs to Mossel Bay). Past another set of traffic lights - another 2 km and road goes up a steep hill - just before bridge cross-over turn left onto that road (Marsh Street = Main street) Go straight down through centre of town (±1.8km) towards The Point. At the end, at the bend and just before Milkwood Primary School on left is Mossel Bay Backpackers - look for the long building with 6 arches in front (if you can see it between all the plants!).

From Cape Town:

N2 turns off to the left, if you go straight directional sign indicates Mossel Bay straight ahead - you carry on straight. Carry on past third set of traffic lights - another 500m and the signs shows The Point and CBD area to the left. At the traffic light turn right and down the main street (Marsh Street). Go straight down through centre of town (±1.8km) towards The Point. At the end, at the bend and just before Milkwood Primary School on left is Mossel Bay Backpackers - look for the long building with 6 arches in front (if you can see it between all the plants!)

Located Near

We have some great sites near the backpackers such as Khoi-San (Bushman) cave, the Bartholomeu Dias Museum with the Old Post Office Tree monument, Shell Museum and the Caravelle (old ship).

Activities in Mossel Bay include surfing, sand boarding, scuba diving, shark cage diving, deep sea fishing, Big Five Safaris, horse riding, Point of Human Origins Archaeological Tours, day tours, adventure tours and loads more. At our onsite Garden Route Activity Centre, we can sort it all out for you!

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