Albergo for Backpackers

6/8 Church Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa  views

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Albergo for backpackers in Plettenberg Bay – is the best loved hostel in Plett. We offer very comfortable and affordable accommodation within walking distance of nightclubs, CBD and beaches. We offer camping, dorms and private rooms (double and twins) at Albergo accommodation Plett.

You can enjoy the beautifully decorated communal area and an amazingly beautiful huge garden. There are plenty of hammocks and hanging chairs which will keep you comfortable for those lazy moments in the day. Situated right in the CBD of our beautiful town. There are plenty of boutique shops, lovely coffee shops and fine restaurants all within easy walking distance. After some drinks in our bar you can go out in town and enjoy the nightlife in Plettenberg Bay. The pristine white sandy beaches are about 15 minutes walk from Albergo backpackers. Our lovely helpful staff is always there to help you to find the best way to spend your time in Plettenberg Bay.

Nothing can beat our stunning views from the balcony. Dolphins and whales are often spotted cruising the beautiful bays of Plettenberg Bay. For those who just want to have a lazy day, you can relax in our beautiful huge water wise garden. We have a lot of hanging chairs and hammocks for you to relax in. The garden is set around our communal area and fully stocked and licenced bar. You can come and enjoy a nice cocktail, shooter, beer or a lekker glass of wine.

Come and enjoy a free cup of coffee or tea in our beautifully decorated communal area. Eat your own home made meal, prepared in the fully equipped kitchen or prepared on the braai. We at Albergo for Backpackers accommodation Plettenberg Bay are very proud to make a bonfire for you every night of the year. We can teach you the art of traditional South African outdoor cooking, which is called “braai” in South Africa.

We offer all information about activities in and around Plettenberg Bay. Our helpful staff will gladly assist you with bookings (always ask for the special backpacker prices). A shuttle service is available for transport to the various activities. It is possible to reach some of the activities by local taxis, ask for the nearby Taxi rank. Don’t forget to take one of the many flyers with a discount sticker at our reception. We have surfboards and canoes for hire. The use of our body boards are for free.

Our reception is open from 8 AM tell 10 PM.

Free Wi-Fi, Free internet, Free coffee and tea, Free body boards, shuttle service, Activity center, Baz Bus stop and agent. Free pick-up and drop-off at bus station (reservation essential), Licenced bar.


  • Adaptors
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot showers
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facil
  • Towels Included
  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes included


By car: On the N2 turn in at the big traffic circle and follow the 'Plettenberg Bay Center' signs. At the 'DOLPHIN' roundabout, 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 sign after 25 meters on your right hand side.

Baz Bus: We are a Baz Bus Stop and Booking Agent. The Baz Bus will drop you off and pick you up right in front of our doorstep. When you travel from the direction of Port Elizabeth you will be at Albergo at about 12.00 AM and when you travel from the direction of Cape Town you will be at Albergo at about 6.00 PM.

Main bus lines: As soon as you arrive at the bus station (The Shell Ultra) give us a phone call and we will pick you up. Pick-up and drop-off is available from 9.00 AM until 9.30 PM, all pick ups and drop offs need to be booked up front through our reception. If the free transport is not available, we are happy to explain you how to walk (1.5 Km) or we can arrange a taxi for you (at the costs of the guests).