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    Mombasa Backpackers

    # 69 Mwamba Drive | Behind Kenol petrol station on Mtwapa Rd., Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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    Traveller (53)
    Pool & Beach (5)
    Room & Suite (3)
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    Overview
    • Excellent69%
    • Very good12%
    • Average4%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible10%
    3 Oct 2015
    “friendly and peaceful place”
    31 Aug 2015
    “Not nice at all”
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Internet
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Tulia House Backpackers
    159 reviews
    #1 of 68 Speciality lodging in Mombasa
     
    Diani Backpackers
    250 reviews
    #2 of 65 Speciality lodging in Diani Beach
     
    Ziwa Beach Resort
    127 reviews
    #8 of 14 hotels in Bamburi
     
    Severin Sea Lodge
    535 reviews
    #2 of 14 hotels in Bamburi
     
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    1 - 5 of 142 reviews

    Reviewed 3 October 2015

    I had been here for a weekend in late December 2014 and it turned out to be an awesome experience in Mombasa. As I arrived early morning to backpackers I could see the beautiful sunrise by the beach opposite to the backpackers on the Mombasa...More

    Thank gnkrb4u
    Reviewed 31 August 2015

    The rooms where very dirty, the whole night i itched and i didn't know what it was. There were weird parties in the hostel where people used drugs and the staff had lack of it's own house rules and were very loud. When i went...More

    3  Thank hey1212
    Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

    hey there... i visit mombasa backpackers for the second time, and again i had a great experience... nice swimmingpool, chill out places, good food and nice music andi the manager couldnt have been more helpful with sorting out several things in the city... i can...More

    1  Thank Manuel M
    Reviewed 21 December 2014 via mobile

    I visited Mombasa Backpackers a few times earlier this year and had a great experience. I was disappointed when I went back to find that the management had changed. It went from being a fun lively place where meeting other backpackers was easy and laid...More

    3  Thank Michael A
    Reviewed 19 December 2014

    If this place was once rated as a hostel of choice, it is definitely not any more. The place is showing the signs of wear and tear from a lack of upkeep. I think Management is operating off the idea that their guests are always...More

    3  Thank WalkaboutKen
    Tulia House Backpackers
    159 reviews
    #1 of 68 Speciality lodging in Mombasa
     
    Diani Backpackers
    250 reviews
    #2 of 65 Speciality lodging in Diani Beach
     
    Ziwa Beach Resort
    127 reviews
    #8 of 14 hotels in Bamburi
     
    Severin Sea Lodge
    535 reviews
    #2 of 14 hotels in Bamburi
     
    About
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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$6 - US$25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
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    • Coast Province >
    • Mombasa
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    Traveller (53)
    Pool & Beach (5)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (43)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    Mandi W
    20 July 2015|
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    Response from Andy Ray H | Property representative |
    You can call+254701561233
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    215MBP
    9 October 2014|
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    Response from 215MBP | Property representative |
    To all who stayed at Mombasa backpackers before its now under new management since july 2014 and we are working toward cleaning the bad name that was left behind and making it the best backpacker as it was from the start... More
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    Room Tips
    "Don't stay in the outdoor dorm"
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    "i stayed inside the main building, where it was quite loud. I suspect twin rooms at the back would be quieter?"
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    "The Girls Dorm has an en suite bathroom and walk in cupboard where we stored all our bags, handy!"
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    "Make sure you get a room with a fan it gets hot at night. Also definitely use your mosquito net!"
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