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Hermanus Backpackers Reviews

26 Flower Street, Westcliff, Hermanus, South Africa

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161 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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Great staff at check in, gave us maps, ideas of where to eat, great tour, etc. Had a double ensuite - huge room and huge bathroom. There is a pool, bbq area, lovely garden, bar area, etc. However, there is no alcohol sold on site.

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Hi Aisling, thanks for your lovely review, we appreciate it. We're going to try and get a liqueur licence, but in the meantime, we're really happy for guests to bring their own wine and beer into the bar and enjoy the facilities (and it's cheaper!), pool table, fridges etc. Hope to see you again some time. Hermanus Backpackers xx


Great hostel, friendly staff who are willing to assist and organise activities. Hermanus is a stunning town with lots to do as well


Good location near plenty of shops and not far from the harbour. Hostel is clean and also seems quite lively. Offers great shark diving and room packages (cheapest we saw). Unfortunately the hostel had overbooked the dorm which led us sharing a single bunk however the staff willingly compensated us for this hiccup in the morning with no problems. Was overall happy with service.

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