Hostels in Mthatha, South Africa

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Get to know Mthatha (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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FAQ about Mthatha Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Mthatha. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Mthatha. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right? shows all 2 Hostels in Mthatha. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 2 hostels in Mthatha, South Africa.

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Your Packing List for Mthatha

Your Packing List for Mthatha

Pack smart, not hard


Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Mthatha and South Africa.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Mthatha Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Mthatha, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
2 Total number of hostels
1 Party hostels in Mthatha
Vukani Backpackers is the best rated
8.1 Average rating of all hostels

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Bulungula (65 Km / 40 mi.)
Port St. Johns (71 Km / 44 mi.)
Kei Mouth (127 Km / 79 mi.)
Morgan Bay (131 Km / 81 mi.)

Travel Tips for Mthatha - from the Community

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