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Stumble Inn Backpackers Lodge Stellenbosch

12 Market Street | Central, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Ranked #89 of 102 Stellenbosch B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Right off the bat, the location is a little sketchy, especially if you have your own vehicle. There is no secure parking and signs warning you to keep valuables out of your car because theft is rife. Upon entering, the front desk man was not courteous right off the bat, not introducing himself or even establishing eye contact as whatever... More

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Perth
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19 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Stayed in the 6 bed room and payed 120 R each. Close to city Center and main shops and amenities. Good staff, however the person in charge was not aware regarding the public transports available to move away from the city. Kitchen full equipped and internet available.

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Oslo, Norway
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Stellenbosch is a good place to start you trip up or end your trip off "The Garden Route". And if you are going for the winelands, this is a good alternative stopover. Easy access from the main road and not too far a walk from the village.

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Galway, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I arrived to Stellenbosch for 2 half days and was thus unable to do a full day wine tour. I found the staff unwilling to give info on any other options. Also there was no staff/night watch man and the power went out so people could not enter through the electrical gate without shouting and waking everyone up.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Our accommodation canceled on us at the last minute and had to book the first place we found which was Stumble Inn, despite the bad rieviews on tripadvisor. We stayed in a different house (not the house pictured). The bedsheets seemed clean but badly stained and could see the mattress through it. It was terribly noisy due to traffic, and... More

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Perth, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Good budget option with clean bathrooms and dorms. Staff were not particularly helpful. Easy parking for hire cars and a good place to organise the requisite wine tour of the region. Relatively close to the centre of town and decent restaurants. Generally filled with lots of backpackers. Nice garden out the back where camping is possible.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Nice little place in the wine mecca of SA, its rooms are clean and tidy, wi-fi fast, garden pretty, TV 3D, staff friendly, location central and kitchen good. But the music! Always there, in the background. No generic reggae or soft-pop for this place, oh no… its beats, hard-core, pounding, not loud but not quiet, beats, all day. Which is... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

Not sure about all the negative reviews on here as we really enjoyed our stay here, so much so that we stayed longer. Sharon (who runs the place) couldn't do enough for us and although we had a bit of a cock-up on the booking - she went above and beyond to rectify the mistake. Her customer service skills are... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Located very centrally in town and offering lots of activities makes this hostel a good choice for one or two nights, however the hostel is very basic. We stayed in a dorm and there was often a queue for the bathroom as there was only one toilet and two showers for 20 beds.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Fantastic hostess (Sharon) and partner (George) make all travellers feel very welcome. Rooms and facilities are basic but adequate. Communal facilities (kitchen, lounge, bar, pool table etc.) all fantastic. Free, fast wi-fi. For the price, the hospitality couldn't be beaten.

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Address: 12 Market Street | Central, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
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