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Hermanus Backpackers

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26 Flower St., Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ingolstadt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for one night in a double room with shared bathroom. The room was in a separate building, which was really nice. Modern kitchen, clean bathrooms, open living room and free Wi-Fi. It has a beautiful little garden with a pool in it. Room was also nice and clean. It only got a bit loud during nighttime as other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As we arrived at this conveniently situated backpackers, 2min walk to the town centre, we were welcomed by the very friendly and efficient owner, Hayley, who gave us a guided tour of her neat and clean establishment. Each room is unique in its own way with wonderful vibrant colours, you really feel you are in Africa. Our stay was very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, chill vibe. Hermanus is a small town but us beautiful. I would have enjoyed a couple more days here. They will gladly help you find your way around town and set you up with activities. The employees are all male and seemed to lie around on the couches watching TV a lot. Some people might be uncomfortable with... More 

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NaughtyCatCapeTown, Manager at Hermanus Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks so much for your positive review, we really appreciate it. Just wanted to let you know that I'm a girl and work here.. but don't live on the premises like the boys, so sometimes when you see them chilling on the couch, they're actually off duty. We really try to keep the atmoshere here relaxed and easy going,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really amazing place. Very clean and homely. Extremely nice and helpfull staff, that really made our short stay one to remember, we where welcomed with open arms and left feeling like we knew the staff for years, will definitely visit again

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Thank you Hermanus Backpackers for my overnight stay July 18th 2015. The Baz Bus messed up my return journey and only had me down for a single journey to Hermanus. Kyle organised to have me collected by the shuttle bus back to Cape Town at 4am. Thanks Kyle for all your help - I got my refund! Thanks to Gavin... More 

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Beauvais, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Hermanus is a great city and a relaxing one! We found this backpackers on a guide and it was really nice. After driving a lot, we wera happy to find this nice private room. Very clean! People there are nice!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Clean room with plenty of space, code lock on the front door, security, convenient as it is close to town and the waterfront, large rooms in the cottage, pretty private garden, kitchen stocked with utensils, free toast and coffee in the morning.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We started our trip after visiting Cape Town in the Hermanus backpackers house around the corner. Very nice and clean bed, and the people at the reception were very friendly. Hermanus is a small town, so we just stayed for one night. Lots of nice fish restaurants!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Thanks for a awesome stay, pitty it was for only 1 night, the family enjoyed every minute of it, especially the free wifi. The boys enjoyed swimming and playing pool. The madam and I enjoyed the braai.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My husband and I stayed here last year, and this year we stayed on two different occasions. Hayley and Bram and their team are like family and wouldn't stay anywhere else in Hermanus, especially because it is such a great base. The beaches and plentiful, beautiful and safe. The restaurants are great as well and the shopping is good. In... More 

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