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4 weeks ago
4 weeks ago
“Avoid The Base!”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought we'd save money by staying at The Base and ended up regretting it entirely. As we arrived, the receptionist was having a personal phone call with her feet on the table for 10 minutes assuming we couldn't understand the conversation. We eventually got...More

Thank bradleyblackburn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lady running the hostel is very nice and can arrange things for you. The beds are decent, but no covers are supplied. The wifi is spotty and there are no chargers for your devices in the room. You can charge in the living room.

Thank Saskia T
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We took the shuttle bus from base backpackers to Tofo and paid 850mt per person. They sold the bus for us as "door to door" service. We were supposed to be dropped off at a guesthouse in Tofo beach. We got on the bus at...More

Thank Teemu M
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The base has all the cosyness and service that Fatima's lacks... Also this place offers cheaper shuttle to Tofo than Fatima's... If you're travelling further on with the Intercape busses, The Base is also only a 5 minute walk away from the Intercape office, which...More

2  Thank ErikKraft
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Booked a double room for myself (I feel a bit too old for dorms) and although I have travelled through much of the world, this was the first place I have actually walked out of. The room was in a dank, damp and dirty basement,...More

Thank rickysssss
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Mozambique > Maputo Province > Maputo
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Jun T
14 June 2015|
Response from Saskia T |
Hi Jun T, Did you end up going here? If so could you tell me how much it was? Thanks
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"avoid the double room"
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"Try to book in advance in the upstairs dorms. Downstairs is pretty dirty."
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"2 private dorms, the one downstairs is a bit quieter."
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"Always carry your passport/ID with you around Maputo. Mark that police will want to check your visa and..."
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