Tekweni Backpackers Hostel Reviews
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I didn't hate the place but I'm not fussy.. only 1 charge point in room of 10, no lockers, nothing works properly, staff are ok nice enough, near to some dodgy night life (Blackpool meets SA) durbans a hole, so much more to see in SA, lots of locals hanging round in hostel, not an amazing party hostel as sold, near to supermarket, it is in safer part of city, an average bed for the night then move on quick! It's so so
Had a great time here, great place to meet people and party. Nice patio to chill out. Just off Florida Rd with lots of restaurants and bars. About the 15 min walk to the beach.
Perfect lcation to restuarants, bars, beach, and shops. Everything was really clean and the staff is wonderful.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Awesome atmosphere and super friendly staff! The Braais twice a week are an awesome way to meet new people. Very chilled atmosphere but well organized. Super fast internet and DStv were just some of the awesome extras you get when you stay here. Rooms were clean and comfortable. For what you're paying, you're getting a hell of a lot from this hostel! Area feels safe and there are tons of places to go, either to chill or to party. This is a party hostel. Definitely staying here again.
I only stayed the night so I can't say very much about it. But if you're one of those people that doesn't like a 'not-very-clean' place, don't stay here. And if you're one of those people that likes to party, definitely stay here! The bunkbeds are a bit scary though.
As I knew it is a party place I asked for a quiet room. I stayed for two nights. Helpful staff and nice music :) .
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 41+
- (1 review)
The best atmosphere, good to make friends and a lot of restaurants around...I also had a good time at the swimming pool...I liked everything, except the Wi Fi connection which was really poor. I would go back.
Definately not the best place we stayed during our holidays. The bed was old and nasty, there was no light in the room, there was only one electricity outlet and loud music kept you awake. Very nice place for groups if you want to party a lot during your holidays. Definitely not suitable for guests that do have other plans than just partying.
A bit grimy and dirty (saw cockroaches on the stairs and under the bed in the big dorm, but only on my first night). However, tekweni has a great vibe overall and the staff was helpful. Great location. Internet was a little spotty but at least it was free!
I just had one night, security was so good my room key took three attempts each time to get in. Nice place, good atmosphere. Chilled.
Non-cliquey, lively hostel. A decent choice if you want a hostel near to the beach and close to a good set of bars and restaurants. The hostel itself however is a good set-up and while not outstanding it does have a good vibe and friendly feel. The place is in morningside so Durban city centre is a good hour away by walking, although easy to pick up a mini bus on Florida road. I would definately recommend this hostel, it feels and talks like a hostel and that for me is good enough reason for it!
This place has a great atmosphere and is an excellent place to meet new people. Its not the most comfortable sleep you will ever have, but its a party hostel!