7.8
Very good
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7.1

Very good

Location rating score

Very good location
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Available
Popular landmarks
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum 330 m
St George's Park 400 m
The Donkin Reserve 800 m
Boardwalk Casino 4.6 km
cape Recife Nature reserve 9.1 km
Sardinia Bay Local Authority Nature Reserve 12.8 km
Baywest Mall 14.6 km
Volkswagen Autopavillion 27.0 km
Storms River Bridge 155.2 km
Nearby landmarks
Settler's Park 300 m
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum 330 m
St George’s Park Cricket Ground 390 m
St George's Park 400 m
St Georges Cricket Ground 430 m
Rink Street Pharmacy 430 m
Crusaders Squash Club 480 m
Mastertons Coffee and Tea Specialists 530 m
Settlers Park 540 m
Public Swimming Pool 550 m
Jikeleza International Backpacker Lodge
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Jikeleza International Backpacker Lodge

44 Cuyler Street, Port Elizabeth Central, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 6001 - See map
Property highlights
Hygiene Plus
This property has self-selected and self-certified the hygiene measures
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Close to Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum
Within 330 m of property
Hygiene Plus
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Safety Features
Staff trained in safety protocol
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Sterilizing equipment
Health and Medical
First aid kit
Doctor/nurse on call
  • Airport transfer

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Currency exchange

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Garden

Cheaper than 99% of all properties in Port Elizabeth in the last 24 hoursCompared to 471 Port Elizabeth properties at Agoda for various dates
Value for money7.9
Distance to city center6.6 km
Location rating7.1
Nearest airportPort Elizabeth Airport (PLZ)
Distance to airport2.0 km

Rooms available at Jikeleza International Backpacker Lodge

Quadruple Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 4 bunk beds
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Family Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 3 single beds and 2 bunk be...
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Twin Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed and 1 single b...
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Triple Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 1 single bed and 2 bunk bed...
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Standard Double Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 1 double bed
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Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 1 bunk bed
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Single Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 6 m²/65 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 1 single bed
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Triple Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 single bed and 1 double b...
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Mixed Dormitory Room (Bunk Beds)
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 3 bunk beds
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Single Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 single bed
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Jikeleza International Backpacker Lodge?

Check-in is from 03:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hostel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

How do I get to Jikeleza International Backpacker Lodge?

Jikeleza International Backpacker Lodge is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hostel know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service with prices and more information. A stay at Jikeleza International Backpacker Lodge also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hostel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Jikeleza International Backpacker Lodge has a car park available for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Port Elizabeth with private transportation, the hostel can arrange both taxis or car rental.

What is the smoking policy at Jikeleza International Backpacker Lodge?

Jikeleza International Backpacker Lodge does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

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6/10
Service score
8.5/10
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Overall rating:
7.8
Very good
25 reviews
Cleanliness
8.2
Facilities
7.3
Location
7.1
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More about Jikeleza International Backpacker Lodge

More about Jikeleza International Backpacker Lodge

Designed for both business and leisure travel, Jikeleza International Backpacker Lodge is ideally situated in Port Elizabeth Central; one of the city's most popular locales. The city center is merely 6.6 km away and the airport can be reached within 9 minutes. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at this Port Elizabeth hotel. To name a few of the hotel's facilities, there are free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, postal service, private check in/check out.

In addition, all guestrooms feature a variety of comforts. Many rooms even provide internet access – wireless, non smoking rooms, heating, satellite/cable TV, kitchenette to please the most discerning guest. The hotel offers wonderful recreational facilities such as golf course (within 3 km), table tennis, garden to make your stay truly unforgettable. Jikeleza International Backpacker Lodge is an ideal place of stay for travelers seeking charm, comfort and convenience in Port Elizabeth.

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Reviews of Jikeleza International Backpacker Lodge from real guests

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Agoda Reviews (25)Booking.com Reviews (72)
7.1
/
10
Very good
Cleanliness7.0
Facilities6.6
Location6.9
Room comfort and quality6.6
Service8.4
Value for money7.5
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9+ Exceptional (32)
8-9 Excellent (19)
7-8 Very Good (31)
6-7 Good (20)
<6 Below Expectation (52)
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10.0
Exceptional
Sisanda
Solo traveler

Good”

Location
Nothing
Reviewed May 23, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Drikus
Business traveler

Fantastic”

The friendly and professional staff and situated in a nice part of town
Reviewed March 18, 2021

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7.0
Very good
Ndlovukazi
Business traveler

Great value for money and...”

hospitality
nothing
Reviewed March 15, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Dj
Business traveler

Very relaxing atmosphere”

Very friendly staff. Feel right at home.
Reviewed February 26, 2021

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6.0
Marga
Group

Very nice staff ”

Very nice staff. Location is in the centre. Not modern Accomodation but according to price
Reviewed December 28, 2020

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5.0
Davian
Solo traveler

Passable”

It&#39;s a cool place
Reviewed February 20, 2020

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7.0
Very good
Vuyo
Family with young children

Good, value for money”

I liked the location
if they could offer breakfast
Reviewed January 28, 2020

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4.2
Shange
Business traveler

Disappointing”

It&#39;s closer to city and mall
There&#39;s was no TV in the rooms nor fan and Wi-Fi its on and off, bathroom curtain was dirt. There were left overs of equipment in the bathroom by the plumber I gues
Reviewed December 01, 2019

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8.3
Excellent
Thardt
Business traveler

Waar is dit lekker.... Hier...”

Staff and Alvin the security was awesome.
No fan
Reviewed November 29, 2019

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3.3
Sanelisiwe
Group

Poor”

Nothing
Your blankets were dirty
Reviewed September 29, 2019

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5.8
Yvan
Group

Okay”

Decent wifi in the room
Decoration in the room (sexy girls on posters). Toilet lock wasn&#39;t working Old and basic(=dangerous) kitchen equipement. Greassy smell in the kitchen
Reviewed August 23, 2019

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6.3
Good
Nonzukiso
Couple

Pleasant”

I love the area so convenient in everything or every where u want to go... bathroom cleaned each an every morning
Floors,beds,bedding needs to be refreshed they r so old mattress not comfy at all...pillow cases worst one ever...Everytime we close our room became staffy bcs the floor &#39; jikeleza needs to b ...
Reviewed May 28, 2019

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8.3
Excellent
Nicolò
Couple

Very good”

We have had a great time at Jikeleza, the kind stuff has helped us with an Addo park tour very spontaneously. Large and comfortable common spaces.
As mentioned by many, the lavatory is located maybe 15 meters from the room door. Not a problem for us but could be a bit annoying in case of rain as there is no roof above the sidewalks. Room is a ...
Reviewed May 11, 2019

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6.3
Good
René
Family with young children

Pleasant”

The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The cleanliness level was very good. The bedding was clean and the bed comfortable.
The cabin we stayed in smelled mouldy. The cupboard had no doors and the shelving had splintered surfaces which could damage clothes. I could deal with walking through the rain to get to the bathroom...
Reviewed May 02, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Jiayan
Group

Exceptional”

I enjoy sharing Chinese food with the staff and other guests in the hotel, and they also shared African food with me. It is very nice to be able to meet and chat with local African in this hostel. ...
Reviewed March 11, 2019

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6.7
Good
Luus
Couple

Fine. Good for one night...”

Clean bathrooms! Good staff.
Really small room and small bed. Wooden house, didn’t smell so nice.
Reviewed March 03, 2019

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9.6
Exceptional
Nomapv
Family with young children

Awesomeness”

Everything
Reviewed January 02, 2019

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9.6
Exceptional
Anonymous
Group

Exceptional”

The location was good, rooms clean, kitchen and toilets were good. Overall a very good environment.
Reviewed December 29, 2018

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7.1
Very good
Geo
Family with young children

Value for money”

Staff
Wooden house
Reviewed December 22, 2018

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7.9
Very good
Billy
Business traveler

Well visit again to see...”

Slept well
No tv in the room and bath rooms far from rooms.U should put each room their own tv . And outside rooms no cover when its raining to go to bathrooms.
Reviewed December 17, 2018

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