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Hermanus Backpackers Reviews

26 Flower Street, Westcliff, Hermanus, South Africa

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121 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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Hermanus Backpackers is nicely situated, frendly staff, and clean. There was a bit of noise in our room, but we slept right next to the social area, so this was to be expected.


Well run with friendly staff and a good atmosphere, a particular warm pool!!


The hostel is cool and the staff very helpful. Our double room was huge. We had a lovely stay at Hermanus. Nice place to spend a couple of nights


Very nice and friendly stuff, the whole hostel seemed cool. We did the Great White Shark Cage Diving and everything worked out just fine, except for the food along the trip...

  • 24th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Typically Backpackers. Many young people with many surfers and travelers. Friendly staff, but Cleanliness in Bedrooms and Facilities are fussy people.


A place where you have the feeling you are home. The staff is very social and more then people who are check you in. Nice braai every evening, cool bar, ... .

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Hi, thanks for such a lovely review, we really appreciate it! And we'll see you again soon! Hayley & crew @ Hermanus Backpackers xxx


I spent just one night here but I had a very good feeling. The hostel is very nice and the staff very friendly. Very relaxing atmosphere. I also loved the pets living there!

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Hi Alessia, thank you so much for the lovely review, we really appreciate it. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again some day. Hayley & The Crew @ Hermanus Backpackers xxx


Verry nice hostel where Light breakfast is incl. The staff was verry friendly. All the facilities are there. Only the room smelled a bit muf.

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