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Hermanus Backpackers

26 Flower St., Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night whilst driving the garden route. Place was OK, but it feels a little dirty. The light did not work in our bathroom, and it was not fixed. We did however Get a small discount for it. Staff was very welcoming, but it did not seem like the most organized place.

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Ceres, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the cottage, a street away from the main building. The facilities are very good, there's a great vibe in the backpackers, and receiption was extremely friendly and helpful! Definately worth recommending, and we will definately be back soon!

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Hermanus Backpackers is convenient and affordable, I suppose, but the rest of my experience wasn't great. The staff had a bit of an attitude and weren't overly warm or really helpful, responding to questions my friends and I had with too much sarcasm or incredulity. The bathroom situation was a bit gross; there is a communal bathroom and while it... More

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Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Hermanus Backpackers is perfectly located if you want to explore this charming town on foot. It is close to shops and the cliff walks (which is a great way to do some whale watching). Great service. Comfortable and very clean. Highly recommended!

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Sandefjord, Norway
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23 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Nice place to stay... quiet, comfortable, breakfast all day, knowledgable staff, free internet and wi fi, great kitchen, nice dog and cats... Excellent location... would go back... Highly recommenned...

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We stayed for two nights in the Little Cottage which is just around the corner from the Backpackers itself. It was absolute value for money! As we stayed with our son who is 14 months old, it was great having our own space with a fully-equipped kitchen. The cottage has its own pool and braai area as well as a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I wasn't even staying here but from a ride up to meet the Baz bus with Arnu and Dirk (the incredibly friendly dog!) and Hayley then posting me the sunglasses that I left in the van, these guys couldn't have gone further out of the way to help me. Hayley is hilarious to boot. Beautiful place / excellent service.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Stayed here for one Night during our road trip across South Africa, This is an excellent backpackers, not too far out from Hermanus. The backpackers has great charm, beautifully decorated inside with pictures, drawings, and a great amount of tourist information, both locally, and for the Overburg region. We didn't make use of the lounge facilities, but there is a... More

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Warner Beach, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We spent a great night at this excellent backpackers in their "Little Cottage" just round the corner from the main backpackers. It was perfect for us as it has two bedrooms and bathrooms and there were four of us. Well equipped clean and private with its own braai and a pool shared with the Cottage". In the evening we went... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Nice, clean, friendly, and good parking, was my first impression. The place is very safe, and is situated in a quiet area. the room in the back we stayed in was a bit noisy in the evening, but we had no problem while sleeping. Thanx for the wonderfull stay!

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Address: 26 Flower St., Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
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Hermanus Backpackers and Budget accommodation offers spacious chill areas, swimming pool, free WI-FI and free Breakfast to all guests. With a variety of room styles incl: Dorm rooms, twin rooms, triple rooms, double, double en-suites & en-suite family rooms, there is a room for every budget traveler.Room Rates start at R130 per person/per night with discounts for guests doing shark cage diving (enquire when booking)The Backpackers Budget accommodation is separate from the backpackers accommodation with it's own kitchen, garden, braai facilities and private bathrooms it offers excellent family and budget accommodation for the more discerning budget traveler.Hermanus Backpackers is a 5 minute walk into town and the famous cliff paths where Whales can be seen in season. ... more   less 
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