All Hostels in Plettenberg Bay

Welcome to your detailed guide for Plettenberg Bay hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Plettenberg Bay, Afrique du Sud. Compare prices for Plettenberg Bay hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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Plettenberg Bay 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 Plettenberg Bay, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Plettenberg Bay


(Hostel Nothando Backpackers Lodge is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Plettenberg Bay


(Albergo for Backpackers is the best rated)

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Hostels in Plettenberg Bay for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Plettenberg Bay for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Plettenberg Bay? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Plettenberg Bay alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Plettenberg Bay. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

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

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Plettenberg Bay here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

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Wilderness Wilderness (73 Km / 45 mi.)
George George (84 Km / 52 mi.)
Mossel Bay Mossel Bay (114 Km / 71 mi.)

FAQ about Plettenberg Bay Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Plettenberg Bay. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Plettenberg Bay. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Plettenberg Bay Hostels

A hostel in Plettenberg Bay costs on average $10 for a dorm. A hostel in Plettenberg Bay with private rooms costs on average $54. shows all 9 Hostels in Plettenberg Bay. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Albergo for Backpackers is the best hostel in Plettenberg Bay for families. compares prices for 9 hostels in Plettenberg Bay, Afrique du Sud.We list for you other cheap places to stay in Plettenberg Bay such as

  • 2 hotels
  • 1 guesthouses
  • 1 apartments
This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Plettenberg Bay.

Albergo for Backpackers is the best rated hostel for partying in Plettenberg Bay.
It offers: Pub Crawls, Bar.

Travel Tips for Plettenberg Bay - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Plettenberg Bay

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Plettenberg Bay and Afrique du Sud.

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:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

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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Your Packing List for Plettenberg Bay