Hostels in Port Elizabeth, Afrique du Sud

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

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

FAQ about Port Elizabeth Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Port Elizabeth. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Port Elizabeth. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right? shows all 10 Hostels in Port Elizabeth. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Conifer@41 is the best hostel in Port Elizabeth for families. compares prices for 10 hostels in Port Elizabeth, Afrique du Sud. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Port Elizabeth such as
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Hostel Lungile Lodge Backpackers is the best rated hostel for partying in Port Elizabeth.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Port Elizabeth

Your Packing List for Port Elizabeth

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Port Elizabeth 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:

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.

Get your full Packing List here

Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
10 Total number of hostels
$13 Average dorm price
$11 Cheapest hostel in Port Elizabeth
The Russel Guest House is the cheapest
2 Party hostels in Port Elizabeth
Most Port Elizabeth hostels are located in
Humewood, Central, Richmond Hill
6.4 Average rating of all hostels

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Grahamstown (112 Km / 70 mi.)
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