The Base Backpackers

3 stars 

Avenue Patrice Lumumba, nr 545, Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique

ExcellentBased on 297 reviews


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About The Base Backpackers

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of The Base Backpackers, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on February 29, 2024.
The Base Backpackers is situated in Maputo and features free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

The hostel provides an atm/cash machin...

Good to Know

To Downtown5.8 mi
Nearest airportMaputo Intl
Distance to airport3.8 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time10:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
PolicyPets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+258 2130 2723

Amenities at The Base Backpackers

Top features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • ATM on-site
  • Electric kettle
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Safety deposit box
  • Grill
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Minibar
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Packed lunches
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Shower
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Microwave
  • Snack bar
  • Socket near the bed
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Kitchenware
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Stovetop
  • Body soap
  • Lockers
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Mosquito net
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • TV
  • Free parking
  • Dining area
  • Dining table
  • Garden
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Kitchen
  • Designated smoking area
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Storage available
  • Private parking


  • Business center
  • Concierge service
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Reviews for The Base Backpackers

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at The Base Backpackers, providing insights into their experiences. Travelers have left 297 reviews of The Base Backpackers to date. Review data was last updated on February 29, 2024.
Very goodBased on 297 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • It's safe and with great staff. (in 23 reviews)
  • "Small friendly hostel, good location" (in 20 reviews)
  • Great Place! (in 10 reviews)
Cons -
  • The beds were small and blankets. (in 7 reviews)
  • Fan was broken in room. (in 5 reviews)
  • There must at least have a separate shower from the toilet. (in 3 reviews)

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Where is The Base Backpackers?

Find the exact location and address of The Base Backpackers in Maputo, making it easy to plan your travel logistics. Landmark and ‘Getting Around’ data was last updated on February 29, 2024.

Most Popular Landmarks

Museum of Natural History0.4 mi
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Maputo0.6 mi
Maputo Botanical Gardens0.6 mi
Maputo Fortress0.7 mi
Praca dos Trabalhadores1.1 mi
Machava Stadium5.2 mi

Getting Around

Maputo Bus Stop0.2 mi
Maputo Av 25 de Setembro0.3 mi
Maputo Baixa0.9 mi
Maputo Av 24 de Julho1.0 mi
Maputo1.1 mi

FAQs when booking at The Base Backpackers

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at The Base Backpackers. FAQs were last updated on February 29, 2024.

How close is The Base Backpackers to the nearest airport, Maputo Intl Airport?

There are 3.8 mi between the closest airport, Maputo Intl Airport, and The Base Backpackers. The drive to the airport from the hotel should take you 0h 07m with a normal traffic flow. It’s important to take high traffic times into consideration, especially in metropolitan areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from Maputo Intl Airport to The Base Backpackers?

The Base Backpackers has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Maputo, renting a car for around $187/day may be the best option. This will give you the ability to get to and from Maputo Intl Airport, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. Taking a taxi or rideshare service from the nearest airport, Maputo Intl Airport, to your hotel is often the most cost effective transportation solution.

Is The Base Backpackers considered pet-friendly?

The Base Backpackers welcomes most household pets.

What is the The Base Backpackers phone number?

For questions about The Base Backpackers and your reservation, contact the front desk directly at +258 2130 2723.

Does The Base Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, The Base Backpackers has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at The Base Backpackers?

10:00 AM. If you require a later check-out we advise discussing it with the front desk as soon as you’re able to. Check-in time is 2:00 PM.

Does The Base Backpackers have a laundry service?

If you need to have clothes washed during your stay, you can take advantage of the laundry facilities and service at The Base Backpackers.

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