Durban Hostels near the Beach

Durban Hostels near the Beach Durban, South Africa
Durban, a coastal city in eastern South Africa, is known for its African, Indian, and colonial influences. Refurbished for soccer's 2010 World Cup, the seafront promenade runs from uShaka Marine World, a huge theme park with an aquarium, to the futuristic Moses Mabhida Stadium. The Durban Botanical Gardens showcases African plant species. Home to the largest concentration of people of Indian descent outside of India, Durban boasts an unmistakably Asian feel, with the marketplaces and streets of the Indian area replete with the sights, sounds, and scents of the subcontinent. Durban is an interesting destination with plenty to offer and these hostels near the beach and city center provide an excellent base for exploring the area.
How much do hostels in Durban cost?
Average Dorm Price $16 ($9 to $27)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $45 ($22 to $77)
Dorm Bed: $16.92
Private Room: $20.85
Overall Rating: 87%
Curiocity Durban is housed in a historic 1930 British-Colonial Style building, Ambassador House. They have incorporated innovative design, influenced by Durban’s heritage, history and aesthetics. The hostel has a wide range of design led premium en-suite private rooms as well as shared and female only dormitories with individual charging ports, storage spaces, private balconies, yoga facilities, outdoor cinema, lounge spaces, an Urban Spa, and Bar Curio. The property is centrally located at Rivertown Triangle on 55 Monty Naicker Road, just a walk from popular destinations like the beach front, Durban international convention center, and Warwick junction. At the property, you can book a walking tour of the city, rent a bike, or go surfing. The facility offers self-catering facilities and a BBQ area. Breakfast, linens, and Wi-Fi are included with your stay and airport transfer, bicycles, and towels are available for hire. Children are not permitted.

1st Floor Ambassador House, 55 Monty Naicker Road , Durban, South Africa,
Dorm Bed: $26.10
Private Room: $35.88
Overall Rating: 97%
Gibela is conveniently located in the safe, residential area of Morningside and within walking distance to the center of Durban's entertainment life, Florida Road, where there are restaurants, cocktail bars, clubs, and coffee shops galore. It is only a 3 minute walk to the closest grocery store, auto-teller, and post office. It is a 25 minute walk to the Botanical Gardens and Golden Mile Beaches, and a 15 minute walk to famous brand surf-gear factory shops. The property is on both inner city transport networks, which link you to the museums, cinemas, Indian Market and Juma Mosque, in less than a 10-minute bus ride from the hostel. The hostel is a non-smoking establishment. Gibela accommodates up to 25 guests. There are 4 bathrooms in the hostel consisting of 6 showers and 5 toilets. Rooms are neat and well equipped with comfortable beds, ceiling fans, and ample pack space. No children under 13 allowed. The property has a swimming pool, common room, outdoor terrace, and self-catering facilities. Breakfast, linens, and parking are free with your stay and towels are available for hire.

119 Ninth Avenue Morningside , Durban, South Africa,
Dorm Bed: $14.42
Private Room: $17.62
Overall Rating: 79%
Tekweni is located in the center of Durban’s hippest entertainment area: pubs, clubs, restaurants and markets are all available nearby. Tekweni is comprised of 3 neighboring houses. The main house is the oldest and was built in 1896. The backpacker’s was established in 1992 making it one of the first five hostels in the country and the longest established in Durban. The property is close to everything, only two km to the beach, town and the Moses Mabhida, Kings Park and Kingsmead stadium’s. The 3 properties offer various types of accommodation. You have the choice of staying right in the middle of the action or in a quieter, more remote room away from the hustle and bustle. The rooms are comfortable and tastefully decorated, all with ceiling fans. The facility also offers accommodation in fully furnished flats on request for longer term stays. The fully equipped stainless steel kitchen is complete with all you need to whip up a great meal. The property offers unlimited safe parking on the premises and excellent, fast internet access with free Wi-Fi. The facility has a satellite that provides current sports in the poolside sports bar as well as all the current movies and tv available in the lounge. The indoor outdoor feel is complete with numerous seating areas giving you a choice of the ambiance. The hostel is proud of its festive atmosphere and fun loving approach. You can party at the poolside sports bar, catch some rays, groove to the tunes or get to know others around the pool table. Through their travel center you can book pretty much anything in the budget market in Southern Africa. This includes a variety of tours throughout KZN, all major overland tours, other tours throughout Southern Africa, Baz Bus, Greyhound, Intercape, the cheapest car hire, diving, sky diving, surfing, other adventure activities, and much more.

169 Ninth Ave, Morningside, AF 4001 , Durban, South Africa,
Dorm Bed: $14.32
Private Room: $19.64
Overall Rating: 91%
Aweh is a small cozy backpackers in Durban North. Air-conditioning, BBQ facilities, swimming pool, common rooms, and a kitchen are all available. The property is situated in a quiet and safe part of Durban just 10 minutes away from the City Center. Not only is there a lot of nature and culture around to explore, but also a Beach Buggy available to drive you to town, to the beach, waterfalls, or simply to a few bars and discos to enjoy the nightlife. The rooms available include the Sunset Room, which consists of a Queen Bed with Dressing Table and Mirror and views of the Beach, Stadium, and City; the Watering Hole Room, which consists of 3 single bunk beds, each bed has interior curtains for privacy, the Tree House Dorm Room, which consists of 4 three quarter bunk beds, which sleep 8, the Village Room, which is a private twin room with two single beds sleeping a maximum of 2. Linens, parking, and Wi-Fi are all free with your stay.

121 Briar Lane Durban North , Durban, South Africa,
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