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    Blue Sky Mining Backpackers and Lodge

    5 Nelson Palmer Rd, Durban 4126, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent47%
    • Very good31%
    • Average11%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible11%
    18 Aug 2016
    “Stunning Stay in Durban”
    yesterday
    “Horrible,stinky place to stay.”
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Restaurant
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    Curiocity Durban
    76 reviews
    #3 of 77 Speciality lodging in Durban
     
    Gibela Backpackers Lodge
    159 reviews
    #6 of 77 Speciality lodging in Durban
     
    Hilton Durban
    1,420 reviews
    #3 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    305 Guest House
    350 reviews
    #1 of 24 B&Bs / Inns in Amanzimtoti
     
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    Reviews (44)
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    1 - 5 of 33 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Yes,it's a backpacker but there's no reason for it not to be hygienic.We were allocated a stinking room,not to talk about the shower.....oh my word it was so filthy.The water was cold because they forgot to switch the geyser back on when we arrived.They should...More

    Thank MsilaTravel
    Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

    We spent our long weekend at Blue Sky and it was the best in a very long time. Excellent service. Excellent staff. Excellent view. Definitely the place to be. Thank you Blue Sky for making our getaway so unforgettable.

    Thank Abel W
    Reviewed 3 May 2017

    Stayed here while doing a month long internship in Amanzimtoti. This best is one of the coolest backpackers lodges in South Africa. Location is beautiful and the staff are super welcoming, friendly, and helpful. Definitely worth coming back in the future.

    Thank Tanner W
    Reviewed 5 January 2017

    Most amazing place to be no matter what time of year. Units : Black Marlin and Great White are beautiful units to stay. We then stayed with the family in the dormitory Dorado (sleeps 8) own bathroom/shower/toilet basin. Fantastic stay and ALL staff are excellent...More

    Thank Anna-marie O
    Response from BlueSkyMining1234, Manager at Blue Sky Mining Backpackers and LodgeResponded 7 January 2017

    Hello Anna-marie and family, Thank you so, so much for your wonderful feedback with regards to your stay during the busy holiday season. It was such a pleasure having you guys=) We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay, facilities as well...More

    Reviewed 27 August 2016

    I spent 3 weeks here on a visit from the UK to see my family, I had booked 2 deluxe units for the 4 of us and can honestly say only one unit could be described as deluxe therefore most of our time was spent...More

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    Curiocity Durban
    76 reviews
    #3 of 77 Speciality lodging in Durban
     
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    159 reviews
    #6 of 77 Speciality lodging in Durban
     
    Hilton Durban
    1,420 reviews
    #3 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    305 Guest House
    350 reviews
    #1 of 24 B&Bs / Inns in Amanzimtoti
     
    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$16 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Durban
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    Room Tips
    "No good room.Not a place to stay,can hardly get some sleep."
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    "Book the Seahorse!"
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    "We stayed in the Great White Self Catering cottage"
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    "Periwinkle Room is spacious, with an ensuite bathroom. It has a nice view overlooking the garden, and behind..."
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