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Nelspruit/Mbombela - Old Vic Backpackers

12 Impala Street, Nelspruit/Mbombela, 1200, South Africa

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Overall Rating 97%

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Hostel rating (1)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 100%
Cleanliness 100%
Location 80%
Security 100%
Service 100%
Comfort 100%
Green rating 100%

Old Vic Travelers Inn Four star rated backpackers in Nelspruit the gateway to Kruger Park,Mozambique and Swaziland

  • Dorm
    From $11.67
  • Private
    From $33.13
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Nelspruit/Mbombela Hostel

Hostel Nelspruit/Mbombela

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Experience the South African Lowveld like never before. We are a 4 star backpacker in Nelspruit, the gateway to Kruger National Park, Mozambique and Swaziland.

Old Vic Backpackers caters for the international traveller visiting Southern Africa. Our accommodation is suitable for sport groups, family's, couples and single travellers.

We are situated in Nelspruit the capital of Mpumalanga and will accommodate you with real South African hospitality. Crazy Dave (who did the travel thing himself for 4 years) and Bella , believe in comfort and value for money.

We Offer:

* Accommodation
* Travel Desk
* Tours in and around the Big 5 countryside. One hour from Kruger Park
* Car Rentals
* Adventure Trips
* Baz-Bus Stop


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • Hot tub
  • Swimming pool
  • TV room
  • Pool table / snooker table
  • Terrace / patio


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning - In selected areas
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - At Reception
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 06:00 to 22:00
Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 013 744 0993

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Kruger National Park (More than 10km)
  • Blyde River Canyon (More than 10km)
  • Mozambique (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions



There is a swimming pool and a bird cage.


Avatar for Antal


Sat 28 Jan 2017

after a good welcome where i was in a twin room , a staff bring a other mat in my private paid for only two without any more information ? and at late of afternoon i found suddendly two woman in black dresses in my room ! after seen the manager do some change money to these ladie in black dresses . very surprise about this non informatin in a good time , i ask for sleep on camping because ,like a gentleman, i didn't want sleep with two ladies ! so the manager change theses tow ladies in a other room ! after one night without more troble with two mat empty, the manager propose to me to change of room for a private room but more expensive , i agree with him , when he told me, ON SAME TIME, that it's will the same room (with these 2 mat empty but more expensive ! !


Avatar for pascal


Sat 16 Feb 2013


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (5 to 10km)
  • Cycle trails (2 to 3km)
  • Golf course (2 to 3km)
  • Gym (2 to 3km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (2 to 3km)
  • Local market (5 to 10km)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (5 to 10km)
  • Parks / Green Area (More than 10km)
  • Restaurants (2 to 3km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (3 to 5km)
  • Swimming pool (At or next to the hostel)
  • Supermarket / Food store (1 to 2km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

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