Funky Monkeys Backpackers Reviews
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I did not feel very comfortable in this hostel. The bar was loud and crowded with very strange people. The barmen/receptionist got drunk and stoned with his friends who were all hanging around at the hostel. The dorm was spacious and clean (unlike the kitchen, which was disgusting), but the window went onto the bar so it was very loud. Strange people in dorm, too. Security is low, they buzz in everyone without looking. In the mornig staff drank what was left from yesterdays party...
Nice hostel, unfortunately theft is a major issue. I'll start off with the good points. Funky Monkeys is one of the nicer hostels that I have stayed in. The dorm room is clean and spacious. The kitchen is a bit small but well equipped. The hostel also has decent wifi by African standards. There are some decent food stores and a car rental company within 30 mins walk so the location is reasonable. There isn't much to do in Nelspruit, most travellers use it as a base to explore other parts
Nice place, but far away from the city enter..and they don't have breakfast (as written on their website) :(
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)