South Africa provides a variety of youth hostels across the country. The hostels offer budget travellers a unique way to experience South Africa, whether it's a coastal youth hostel situated next to the world's highest bungy jump or one of the various hostels found close to or within some of the superb South African game reserves.
The backpacker hostels in South Africa are the perfect way for budget tourists to make their South Africa holiday go that much further. The youth hostels are open to all travelers and provide a special service so the visitor to our South Africa can enjoy a fun packed trip. No curfews or restrictive rules, the staff are there to make sure you enjoy your stay!
How long can you stay at a Youth Hostel in South Africa?The hostels sometimes called backpackers are intended for travelers so your stay may be limited to 7 days, but this is flexible depending on availability and managers discretion.
Do I have to book youth hostel accommodation in South Africa
It is always advisable to pre-book your first couple of night's stay, especially at the main cities. Certain hostels can also be booked on the IBN. It's very easy to book a hostel, either contact them directly via phone, fax or e-mail.
Facilities at youth hostels in South Africa
The hostels provide a variety of rooms to the traveler, from the basic dorm accommodation to singles, doubles, twins and family rooms. You can expect to pay more for the private rooms but they still offer excellent value for money.
The self-catering kitchens are fully equipped, toilets and bathrooms very comfortable and the travel desks usually offer some great deals on the local day trips and excursions.
And where you cant find a youth hostel then check out what sort of B&B Guesthouse accommodation is available. That is also pretty good value for money.
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