Hostels in Durban, África do Sul

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

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FAQ about Durban Hostels

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

A hostel in Durban costs on average $16 for a dorm. A hostel in Durban with private rooms costs on average $51. shows all 11 Hostels in Durban. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Durban Backpackers is the best hostel in Durban for families. compares prices for 11 hostel in Durban, África do Sul. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Durban such as
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  • 1 apartment

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Durban.

Smith's Cottage is the best rated hostel for partying in Durban.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Durban

Your Packing List for Durban

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Durban and África do Sul.

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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Durban 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 Durban, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
11 Total number of hostels
$16 Average dorm price
$51 Average private room price
$13 Cheapest hostel in Durban
Aweh Africa Backpackers is the cheapest
6 Party hostels in Durban
Smith's Cottage is the best rated
Most Durban hostels are located in
Morningside, Durban North, Bluff
7.6 Average rating of all hostels

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Tugela Mouth (83 Km / 51 mi.)
Port Shepstone (113 Km / 70 mi.)

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