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About PMB Backpackers

PMB Backpackers is situated in the safe suburb of Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg. The lodge offers budget accommodation near the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) and Durban University of Technology (DUT). It is near a range of restaurants and within walking distance of the town centre.

The backpackers has a number of rooms to suit couples, groups, students, contractors and tourists. It is set in a large property and offers a range of services and facilities to guests. The house has a fully equipped kitchen for preparing meals, a lounge area with a TV with DStv. All the rooms have fans and bed linen is provided. Meals are available on request.

The property has safe parking internet, braai facilities and a laundry service.

  • Response Rate: 96%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 34
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 18 Reviews

Facilities

  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Availability and pricing

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  • Main Mixed Dorm Room Sleeps 10 Includes: Room Only This room has five double bunks in it. There is a shared bathroom. Features:  Shower over bath, Shower only, Shared bathroom, Bunk beds, Garden views, Fan see more Shower over bath, Shower only, Shared bathroom, Bunk beds, Garden views, Fan, No Smoking in Rooms
    from R200 Room rate
    • Adults
      • Male / Contractors Dorm Sleeps 6 Includes: Room Only This room has three Standard bunk beds. There is a shared bathroom with showers. Features:  Shower over bath, Shower only, Shared bathroom, Bunk beds, Outdoor shower, Fan see more Shower over bath, Shower only, Shared bathroom, Bunk beds, Outdoor shower, Fan, No Smoking in Rooms
        from R200 Room rate
        • Adults
          • single room Sleeps 1 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 2 This room has a single bed. Bathroom is shared Features:  Single beds
            from R270 Room rate
            • Rooms Adults
              • single room Sleeps 1 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 2 This room has a single bed. Bathroom is shared Features:  Single beds
                from R270 Room rate
                • Rooms Adults
                  • Twin Rooms Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 2 These rooms have two single bed along with built in cupboards, bedside table and lamp. The room makes use of a shared... see more Features:  Shared bathroom, Garden views, Fan, No Smoking in Rooms, Three-quarter beds
                    from R400 Room rate
                    • Rooms Adults
                      • Double Room Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only This room is separate from the main building and is suitable for couples. The room has a double bed and makes use of... see more Features:  Double beds, Shower over bath, Shower only, Shared bathroom, Fan, No Smoking in Rooms
                        from R400 Room rate
                        • Adults
                          • Family Room Sleeps 4 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 2 This room comprises a triple bunk and a single bed. The room makes use of the shared bathroom. Features:  Shared bathroom, Bunk beds, Single beds, Garden views
                            from R620 Room rate
                            • Rooms Adults

                              Reviews for PMB Backpackers

                              18 guest reviews Reviews of

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                              Michael Mhlaba
                              20 July 2019

                              Excellent customer service, nice environment and accessible

                              Londiwe Ntuli
                              23 June 2019

                              Place is safe and host is very friendly

                              Elton Msasa
                              27 December 2018

                              It was amazing, people are very friendly. They are kind and loving. I felt like I was at home .

                              Ayanda Gcito
                              27 August 2018

                              Friendly , accommodative staff. Didn't stay long and much to take note of things. Clean rooms. Improve on bedding.

                              Thoko Ndimande
                              12 December 2017

                              My Friends and I enjoyed our stay at PMB Backpackers. The place was clean and that impressed us. Lastly we enjoyed the free WiFi.Thank you

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                              PMB Backpackers is 0.7km from the centre of Scottsville , the nearest airport 80.5km (King Shaka International Airport).
                              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling