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  • 97%
  • 23rd Mar 2015

I had a great time here. The hostel is in a nice neighbourhood with good restaurants. Highly recommend. More
Anonymous (Canada) (Female) Novice Nomad

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  • 143 Total Reviews


  • 97%
  • 8th May 2015

Awesome place to stay at if you're looking for a lively atmosphere. Great staff,very friendly and helpful. Clean facilities and walking distance from bars and clubs which is great if you're like me and hate having to drive to get a bit of the cities nightlife. Would definitely recommend it More
Anonymous (South Africa) (Female) Novice Nomad
  • 91%
  • 3rd Apr 2015

Tekweni is a great place if you're looking for a good time. I give them extra high marks because they were very accommodating to my group (which changed size at the last minute), and were very laid back about it. The only thing I would mention is that it's a pretty loud place, even for the More
levtobias760 (USA) (Mixed Group) Novice Nomad

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  • 77%
  • 26th Dec 2014

I suggest they need to accomodate the safety of the children especially on their balcony and the stairs .The balcony's railings are low , and the railings around the stairs leading from the main entrance to the rooms compromising the children's safety. Thanks More
Anonymous (South Africa) (Male) Novice Nomad
  • 80%
  • 24th Nov 2014

Our room was facing the street, so earplugs were helpful in finding sleep. apart from that we enjoyed our stay very much! More
sarahmagdalena6825 (Germany) (Female) Novice Nomad

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  • 49%
  • 20th Mar 2015

I would not recommend this backpackers to others. Here s why: - not enough fresh air in our room. The only window opens to the communal area in the middle. - loud music till around 1.00 am. - no fan (for us it was quite warm there) - the place is not very clean compared to other hostels I More
Anonymous (Netherlands) (Female) Novice Nomad
  • 43%
  • 10th Dec 2014

Very dirty.. Cockroaches everywhere even in bedroom and bathroom. Paint peeling off everywhere. No fans or ventillation More
Anonymous (South Africa) (Couple) Novice Nomad

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