Kalulu Backpackers Hostel Reviews
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kalulu was a fine place to stay. It is not a typical backpacker place. It feels a bit more African because of the bar that locals visit. It has all the basics of an ok kitchen, decent internet, hot showers, and they can help with travel plans. It was clean and people were friendly. It is about 1.5 km from the bus station and ten minutes from a big mall with a large supermarket. It was noisy one night from the bar but those in the back hear it less and there is lots of space to sit outside.
Kalulu Backpackers was the worst hostel where I have ever stayed. Basically anything that they advertised was not there. WiFi did not work, the restaurant was not operating, some of the staff felt bit hostile and the bathrooms were dirty. The bar is loud and generates a lot of traffic, which does not feel completely nice when the lockers in the rooms are not working. We had hard time getting our change from the payment back from the staff.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 25-30
- (1 review)
no breakfast include, no hot showers, kitchen no clean