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81 Mckenzie Street, Saint Lucia 3936, South Africa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Berlin, Germany
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This hostel was really alright. It is located right in the mids of St Lucia. The owner was very helpful in arranging our trips and activities which I appreciated. They have a well equipped and spacious kitchen. The room was furnitured with really nice beds and comfortable, clean matresses. However, bathrooms lacked toilet paper and cleanliness. All in all, it's... More

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Sandefjord, Norway
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86 reviews 86 reviews
25 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Good value, stay 4 nites fifth is free... Nice kitchen, severial fridges... great location... knowledgable staff... stayed 110 days, lots to see and do in the area... would go back in a heartbeat... Highly recommended.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Saint Lucia is such a nice town, this backpackers is not. It really needs some attention, cleaning and was lacking vibe during our visit. The beds are really uncomfortable. The kitchen is fine, but the bins weren't taken out during our visit which was over the Easter holiday. They do clean your room daily, which is quite nice but also... More

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Erlangen, Germany
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

The owner is awesome, cool guy, always keen on having happy guests, 10/10 for him! He invited us to join the braii with other guests (own meat and stuff of course ;). We were probably quite lucky to find a big group being there, so it was fun partying with them. Though it didn't get loud later, so perfect mix.... More

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Mousehole, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

After having spent a night at the execrable Bibs across the street, this place came as a pleasant surprise. By no means 5 star, (what do folk expect from a backpackers?), it is clean, comfortable and friendly. Manager Joey is knowledgeable, welcoming and competent. The place runs like clockwork. Plenty of accurate info, lovely camping garden, slightly quirky kitchen, but... More

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Durban, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We stayed here in September 2013, after having experienced an awful night at BiBs International Backpackers across the road. The staff was friendly, the room was clean and the bathroom was quite all right. Basic facilities for a good price.

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New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

I arrived in st. lucia without a plan and so ended at budget because the price was right. Joey was very helpful and nice, but that did not make up for the place. i was self catering, and the hot plate is mis-named - it took me 20 minutes to cook an omlet. There is hot water, but no coffee... More

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Milan, Italy
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

First impression on late evening, with no sunlight, after a long trip was: " aarrrghh, awful". We booked a double room without bathroom. The room was really basic, floor in concrete, the bed was only the matress support, the sheets and pillow cases were really worn and "old style". We use our sleeping bag. The day after we realize that... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

My wife and I stayed in a double room at the back of the property for 1 night. We'd intended to stay 3 but left first thing the next morning after arriving late in the evening. I don't like writing bad reviews but really, this place reeked of somewhere that needs some TLC - The bathrooms and our bedroom did... More

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Easington, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

i was impressed with this hostel its everything a backpacker would want! clean, good showers, comfy beds, helpful staff! i had a great time here, its setting is chilled and makes it very easy to meet people with a big social room and garden, set on the main road there is everything around you that you would need! a great... More

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Address: 81 Mckenzie Street, Saint Lucia 3936, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Saint Lucia

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