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Albergo for Backpackers

8 Church street


Albergo for Backpackers is situated in the centre of Plettenberg Bay. We offer very comfortable and affordable accommodation. A variety of Camping, Dorms and private rooms with communal bathrooms is on offer. Our smartly decorated communal area is very cosy. There is free coffee and tea and in winter we make the fire to keep you warm. In our big water-wise garden are lots of hammocks and hanging chairs for the lazy days. You can order a drink in the fully licensed bar. Enjoy a nice glass of wine, beer or cocktail at the daily fire in the garden. Every night is bonfire night.If you want you can have your own braai (bbq). Our super friendly staff will gladly help you! We offer free wi-fi and internet. In our activity centre you can book all activities in and around Plettenberg Bay and we can also organize a shuttle.


  • Adaptors
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included
  • Utensils



Traveler Reviews

“Get away”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on March 23, 2020

Awesome experience with new people to meet and a day away. The service was prompted and friendly. Love the set up they have and seem like you not even in a city unless you leave the premises. I will...

“Lovely place”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on February 14, 2020

This Hostel was very nice. The ladies at the reception were really friendly and helpful, I felt so welcome at Albergos. Every evening they do a bonfire in the garden where you can grab a beer at the...

“Lovely hostel in the center of Plett”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on January 02, 2020

We really enjoyed our stay at Albergo for Backpackers! The staff are very welcoming and make you feel at home the moment you arrive.The facilities are also great and you can tell that a lot of love...


- Car: It doesn’t matter from which direction you travel. On the N2 you will see a big traffic circle (at the Shell Ultra petrol station). Follow the “Plettenberg Bay Centre” signs. At the roundabout with the dolphin statue (on Marine way), you turn left into Main Street. Take the 3rd street to the left into Church Street. Drive up the hill and you will see the Albergo for Backpackers sign after 25 meters on your right hand side.
- Baz Bus: The bus will drop you off or pick you up in front of Albergo
- Mainliners: Pick up and drop off from 9 AM until 9.30 PM available (a telephonic reservation is essential). Sometimes transport is not available. In that case we are happy to explain you how to walk (1.5 Km) or to phone a taxi for you (at your own cost).


- Less than 30 days prior to scheduled date of arrival will result in a cancellation fee of 50% of the value of the entire booking.
- Less than 15 days prior to scheduled date of arrival will result in a cancellation fee of 100% of the value of the entire booking.
- “No show” and “early check-out” will result in a cancellation fee of 100% of the value of the entire booking.