Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 1 week prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

No refund will be given on a cancelation before 7 days of arrival.
No refund will be given on a no show
No refund will be given on a reduction in numbers unless done before 7 days of arrival.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

Small tour busses with tourists are also acceptable max 15 - 20 people.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Welcome to Sensayuma luxury backpackers. With a 180 eagles eye view of the mighty Tugela river and the Indian ocean. Sensayuma is truly a Zululand’s best-kept secret gem. Most likely though your going to want to do the big chill. Head for the beach bar to order a cocktail or two. You can wiggle your toes in beach sand while you wait. Then find a spot at one of the pools to chillax. With two pools to choose from you won't have to arm wrestle for space. As night falls Sensayuma comes to life. The friendly crew loves a good jol, grab a few drinks before you fade into your comfy rooms and dream the night away.

We have heaps of space with a huge open plan communal kitchen, lounge, dining area, library room, bar area, braai areas, various decks and big garden with lots of chill spots, and two pools. A separate hot water ablution facility and outdoor kitchen is available for campers.

Sensayuma Backpackers is situated right at the mouth of the mighty Tugela river where the river meats the Indian Ocean in a small coastal town called Tugela mouth. Wake up with the sun and stroll out our gate onto the beach. Wander the untouched beaches and river mouth or grab a paddle ski to kick start your morning with a paddle up the gorgeous river. Fishermen and women can cast off to their hearts content, as the fishing is great all year round.

Sensayuma is a luxury backpackers and we are striving to give you the ultimate backpacking experience possible with spacious, comfortable and clean rooms. All of our rooms and Dorms have en-suite bathrooms with piping hot high-pressure showers and fans to keep you cool.
We also offer tents which are located in the garden, for example a Tee Pee tent which is very comfortable equipped.

Sensayuma Backpackers Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Check in from 14:00 to 19:00 .
Check out before 10:00 .

Taxes included.
Breakfast not included.

24 hour Reception.
No curfew. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 10.0

  • Security 10.0

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 10.0

  • Cleanliness 10.0

  • Facilities 10.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    05 Nov 2017
    Awesome hostel with beautiful ocean views. Big and comfy Community areas. Jeff and his girlfriend are superchilled hosts and serve lekker breakfast and Dinner.
    Germany, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    27 May 2017
    Lovely place with stunning views over the estuary. Didn't like the morning messages left in the house by the pets, though!
    England, Male, 41+
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Hot Tub
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Airport Transfers
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Foosball
  • Pool Table