3 Best Hostels in Durban

3 Best Hostels in Durban

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With its laid-back atmosphere, delicious cuisine, and a vibrant blend of traditions, Durban is a destination that promises to leave you enchanted at every turn.

As for a cool, memorable and social place to stay, here are the best hostels in Durban.

Short and crisp: The Best Hostels in Durban

  1. Smith's Cottage - best for Party Hostel, Youth Hostel
  2. Glenashley Beach Accommodation - B&B & Backpackers - best for Digital Nomads, Family-Friendly Hostel, Quiet Rest, Solo Traveller
  3. Tekweni Backpackers Hostel - best for Party Hostel, Solo Traveller

How much are hostels in Durban?

Let us talk about prices. Here is a graph showing you average prices for a bed in a dorm and for a private room. Simply mouse-over to see rates for each month.

Prices can vary a lot, especially on high-season, weekends, and special holidays such as New Years Eve.

Average Dorm Price per Month in Durban

Average Dorm Price Graph

Average Private Room Price per Month in Durban

Average Private Price Graph

Full List of best Hostels in Durban

On the map: Hostel Locations in Durban

We've got your back when it comes to finding a great hostel location in Durban. We've gone ahead and mapped out all the hostels for you so you can get a good idea of where they're all at. This map will make your life so much easier!

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Hostel Haven: Choose Your Character

🏆 Overall Best Hostel:

Glenashley Beach Accommodation - B&B & Backpackers

🤹 Solo-Traveler:

Glenashley Beach Accommodation - B&B & Backpackers

👨‍👩‍👦 Family Hostel with Kids:

Glenashley Beach Accommodation - B&B & Backpackers

🎉 Party Hostel:

Tekweni Backpackers Hostel

Still not sure? Pick this!

#1 Top Hostel in Durban: Smith's Cottage

This is the overall best rated hostel in Smith's Cottage. The overall rating is 8.4. You cannot go wrong here.

It is your safest bet in case you are not sure which hostel to pick.

The price for a dorm at Smith's Cottage starts from $6.06.

Book Smith's Cottage here

#1 Best Hostel in Durban
Smith's Cottage

FAQ about Durban Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Durban. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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Best Hostel in Durban is...

Smith's Cottage!

Smith's Cottage, Durban

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