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Hermanus Backpackers

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26 Flower St., Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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George, South Africa
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently spent a night in one of the cottages - what a welcome by the super friendly staff. Room was beautifully decorated and so very comfy. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will recommend to all. We will definitely be back and hopefully for longer than just one night - a home away from home.

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2 Thank CarlyGibbs4
Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was probably our favorite hostel during our 25 day road trip! We had a great private family suite (there were 4 of us travelling) with our own bathroom and kitchen, tucked away in the back corner of the hostel. Awesome room, awesome people - we actually cancelled another hostel to stay here for extra days we loved it so... More 

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1 Thank llwkali
NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus Backpackers, responded to this review

Now that is an awesome review! We love those! thanks you so much, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay - let's hope it was the first of a few. xx More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the cottage just across from the main backpackers and it was wonderful. Slightly quieter than the main building which suited our trip very well. The staff were accommodating and friendly, offering us tips on the different places we could go visit. We really enjoyed our stay here, the rooms were neat and clean and the location is... More 

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1 Thank Dani_jhb
NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus Backpackers, responded to this review

Awesome review! Thank you for that, we so appreciate it xx Hope to see you again some time. xx More 

Montreal, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has it all! It's for anyone and everyone! Adventurous? It's the place for you! They can sort out all the crazy adrenaline-filled activities the surroundings have to offer. And the place is pumping with great vibes and awesome people. A bit more low-key? Their cottage has that chilled out atmosphere and is just a stone throw away from... More 

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1 Thank Melissa L
NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey Melissa! Thanks for those wonderful words :-) You know there's always a special place in our heart for you and Barry - hope life is treating you extra special and we really hope to see you soon! xx More 

Wageningen, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here in summer 2014 with two friends. Really enjoyed our stay! Great staff, clean hostel, good beds. Young and old people mix well. Walking distance from sea and city centre. On time pick up form Baz Bus.

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1 Thank Manouk V
NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus Backpackers, responded to this review

Great review! It looks like it's time for you to return for a visit, it's been a while! xx More 

South Africa
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Very hip, cool and funky vibe. Friendly staff, with young backpackers and old mixed in with coed dorm rooms. The pool area was a good place to relax and know some of the other backpackers. They allow you to bring your own drinks so I saved money on that front. Rooms were clean and showers were shared among the entire... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

We stopped 3 nights in a little Harry Potter cupboard room, so cute! The staff were extremely helpful; they took us out sandboarding, to little secret spots and organised fun trips out like shark cage diving! There is so much to do is this beautiful little town and this backpackers knows it all! The staff were very welcoming and couldn't... More 

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Western Cape, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

The room was more than we bargained for and the staff (especially Hayley) went the extra mile to arrange treats for us as it was our Anniversary and the champers and chocs were already on ice. The room had everything we needed and the bed was even more comfortable as my own :-) Everything was clean and the people very... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We’d only spent one night at Hermanus Backpackers but I would highly recommend this affordable accommodation option. Their rates are dirt cheap and their service is amazing. It’s an ideal stopover for travellers visiting or passing through Hermanus. Their overall layout and design is vibrant and homely. I was impressed with their facilities (for backpackers) - our room was quite... More 

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22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Helpfull staff...they were very friendly and flexible. They know exactly where to go, gave us good tips in and around Hermanus. Chill vibe, everything you could wish for in a hostel. Beds were good too! Nice and clean bathrooms. We would definitely go back!!!

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