Bibs Backpackers

2.0 star property
No-frills St. Lucia hostel with outdoor pool

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Bibs Backpackers

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Fridge, microwave
Front of property
Bed sheets
Fridge, microwave

Overview of Bibs Backpackers

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Pet-friendly
  • Free parking
  • Internet access
  • Non-smoking
310 Mckenzie St, St. Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal, 3936
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Near the beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • WiFi in the lobby
  • Garden
  • Front-desk safe
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Multilingual staff
  • Barbecue grills
  • Limited hour front desk
Feel at home
  • Garden
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Free self parking
  • Outdoor swimming pools

Room options

Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (2 sleeper)

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bunk Bed

Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (4 sleeper)

  • Sleeps 1
  • 2 Twin Bunk Beds

Comfort Double Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (6 sleeper)

  • Sleeps 1
  • 3 Twin Bunk Beds

Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (8 Sleeper)

  • Sleeps 1
  • 4 Twin Bunk Beds

Family Room

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed

Comfort Tent

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

About this area


  • Reef + Dine - 5 min walk
  • St Lucia Ski Boat Club - 6 min drive
  • Fisherman's Restaurant & Pub - 5 min walk
  • Barraca - 7 min walk
  • St Lucia John Dory's - 4 min walk

About this property

Bibs Backpackers

When visiting St. Lucia, Bibs Backpackers is a great choice to consider. Guests can enjoy the outdoor pool, and scuba diving and snorkeling are nearby.


Afrikaans, English, Zulu

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 13 rooms


  • Check-in time from 7 AM - 8 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 8:00 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 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets stay free (dogs only, 1 total)


  • WiFi in public areas*


  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Barbecue grills
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Safari nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Multilingual staff


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • An outdoor pool

Room amenities

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only


  • Housekeeping (on request)

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • WiFi is available in public areas for ZAR 50.00 per stay (rates may vary)


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.
This property accepts cash.

Also known as

Bibs Backpackers St. Lucia
Bibs Backpackers Hostel St. Lucia
Bibs Backpackers St. Lucia
Bibs Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Bibs Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation St. Lucia

Frequently asked questions

Does Bibs Backpackers offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Bibs 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.
Is there a pool at Bibs Backpackers?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Bibs Backpackers?
Yes, dogs stay free, with a limit of 1 total.
Is parking offered on site at Bibs Backpackers?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Bibs Backpackers?
You can check in from 7 AM - 8 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Bibs Backpackers and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like cycling, boat tours, and scuba diving. Additional recreation nearby includes game drives, game viewing, and safari tours. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hostel's other amenities, which include a garden.
What's the area around Bibs Backpackers like?
Bibs Backpackers is a short 16-minute walk from The Gallery-St Lucia and 17 minutes' walk from Themba's Birding & Eco-tours.






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Property conditions & facilities


4/10 Fair

Em estado de overbook, exigimos outro alojamento
Estava overbooked. tentaram dar-nos um dormitorio coletivo, o que recusàmos e acabaram por alojar-nos noutro local perto. Mas depois de vàarias horas de férias perdidas para obter esse novo alojamento
3-night family trip
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