Amapondo Backpackers

2.0 star property
Port St Johns hostel with restaurant and bar/lounge

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Amapondo Backpackers

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Overview of Amapondo Backpackers

Property highlights

  • Pet-friendly
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Free WiFi
Second Beach Road, Port St Johns, Eastern Cape, 5120
Main amenities
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Garden
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Multilingual staff
  • Barbecue grills
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Garden
  • Furnished balcony
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Barbecue grill(s)

Room options

Basic Cottage, 1 Double Bed, Partial Ocean View, Sea Facing

  • 15 sq m
  • Partial ocean view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Basic Room, 1 Double Bed

  • 12 sq m
  • Resort view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Basic Loft, 1 Bedroom, Partial Ocean View

  • 2 sq m
  • Partial ocean view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Twin Beds

Basic Shared Dormitory, 1 Bedroom

  • 20 sq m
  • Resort view
  • Sleeps 14
  • 1 Twin Bed

Basic Quadruple Room, 1 Bedroom

  • 15 sq m
  • Resort view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed OR 3 Twin Beds

Basic Double Room Single Use, 1 Double Bed

  • 1 sq m
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Basic Studio, 1 Bedroom, Partial Sea View

  • 3 sq m
  • Partial ocean view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Twin Beds

About this area


  • KFC - 9 min drive
  • Debonairs Pizza - 10 min drive
  • The Water Front - 10 min drive
  • The Waterfront Seafood & Pizza Restaurant - 10 min drive
  • Steve's Pub & Restaurant - 8 min drive

About this property

Amapondo Backpackers

Situated by the ocean, Amapondo Backpackers is a great choice for a stay in Port St Johns. You can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or wind down at the end of the day with a drink from the bar/lounge. A snack bar/deli and a garden are offered, and in-room conveniences include refrigerators and microwaves.



At a glance

Hotel size

  • 14 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 7 PM
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 7 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets stay free


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Beach nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff


  • Garden

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony
  • Individually decorated

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils


  • In-room safe

Special features


Onsite venue - This seafood restaurant specializes in seafood and serves lunch and dinner.

Fees & policies


Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
This property does not have elevators.
This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Amapondo Backpackers Hostel Port St Johns
Amapondo Backpackers Hostel
Amapondo Backpackers Port St Johns
Amapondo Backpackers
Amapondo Hotel Port St Johns
Amapondo Backpackers St Johns
Amapondo Backpackers Port St Johns
Amapondo Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Does Amapondo Backpackers offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Amapondo Backpackers does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Are pets allowed at Amapondo Backpackers?
Yes, pets stay free.
Is parking offered on site at Amapondo Backpackers?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Amapondo Backpackers?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 7 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
What is there to do at Amapondo Backpackers and nearby?
Amapondo Backpackers has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Amapondo Backpackers?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers seafood.
Does Amapondo Backpackers have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony.
What's the area around Amapondo Backpackers like?
Amapondo Backpackers is located a short 16-minute walk from Second Beach.






Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities


6/10 Good

1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Verified guest review

6/10 Good

Backpackerställe så ett lågt pris motsvarar vad man får. OK för det vi betalade så bli inte besviken.
Alf, 1-night romance trip
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4/10 Fair

Leuke sfeer, goed eten maar de kamers/faciliteiten waren vies en slecht onderhouden.
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

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