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This hostel was great.I booked a 6 bed female dorm. This was fine it was clean warm and had comfortable beds. Bunks could do with ladders to assist particularly night time bathroom visits and not getting stood on in the night by the person in the bunk above. The facilities were excellent having a Braai area, pool, Garden, TV lounge and quiet lounge. Staff were even helping people to find accommodation when full and even slept some on couches and staff areas.
Rooms were clean and general atmosphere was good. However the communal bathroom sinks and showers were slow to drain whilst I was there and dirty.
Good: BBQ offer Bad: If you want a party hostel with no sleep, than go to this place. I woke up at 1:30 am and had to send the party people to bed, because the staff was not able to do it. and this every night!!! Breakfast included, but don't expect a breakfast. It was only toast and 1 type of jam.
Our experience at the hostel was terrible. I'll list why 1. Noisiest place I have ever stayed in. Trying to get an 8 hour sleep we got three hours. People smashing doors, laid music, people laughing and screaming until around 4am. No respect for sleeping whatsoever. 2. Smelly dirty sheets. We found hairs. 3. No respect for people's food. Someone eat out that was in the shared fridge. Just terrible...
- Novice Nomad
- All Female Group, 25-30
- (1 review)
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.
Great hostel, friendly staff who are willing to assist and organise activities. Hermanus is a stunning town with lots to do as well