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Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge Reviews

5 Nelson Palmer Rd, Warner Beach, South Coast, Durban, South Africa

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81 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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We really enjoyed our stay in Blue Sky mining. Everyone from the staff was friendly to us and we got a very good possibility to cook our meal in the evening (communal kitchen). The beach is next to the hostel. At our stay the beach was very empty and we didn't feel so safe there. So better you go to Durbans beaches. The location was very good except some small details (problems with locking the door, no working power outlets in the sleeping room). But for the low prizes, it was more than good.


Too far from city centre.


Beautiful view! Nice pools and good bar and braai.


Great backpackers! Really nice location and facilities. I really enjoyed my stay!

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Hello Isabel, Thank you very, very much for your lovely comments. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Blue Sky Mining! Wishing you a safe journey and all the best! Romy


Beach & super market in walking distance. Very clean & staff are helpful and friendly. Great stay, although it is a drive away from the main area of Durban which is also pleasant.

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Hello Courtney, thanks a million for your great feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us=) (NB: Indeed, Blue Sky Mining is located 30km south of Durban City. However, the local shuttle service company offers a very reasonably priced, safe and reliable shuttle service from Warner Beach to Durban vice versa to all those you would like to visit Durban during the day.) Wishing you all the best! Romy

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