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Hostal Africa

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Calle Maria Antonia Toledo 12, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Hostal Africa is a wonderful little hotel inside the walls of old town Tarifa Spain. I was expecting average but was pleasantly surprised by what we found. The place was wonderful. It was also as clean as a whistle. Our room (third floor walk up) was bright and airy and just outside the rooftop deck. The staff (only a couple... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I arrived jet lagged having pre booked a budget room for 28 euro for a couple nights. Upon departure I was told I had stayed in a premium room and therefore had to pay double. The first staff member I spoke to understood the error was on their side. He claimed that they had no rooms for $32. That it... More 

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was large, very clean and the bed was comfortable. Wifi is fast. Best of all is the location: in the old city, close to great cafés and not far to the ferries. We wish we had booked for longer.

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Portland, OR
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Very clean, private, reasonably priced rooms. Some with shared baths which isn't a problem for us. Beautiful views from the large rooftop patio which has a bungalow to escape from the sun. All the employees are nice and speak pretty good English. Try it.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Hostal Africa, a small hotel ("hostal" means small hotel) in the Old Town part of Tarifa, Spain, is well worth the price. We had a very simple room, up many stairs, with a great breeze. Customers have access to a nice rooftop area, with a cabana, that was very nice also. It is a simple place with no extras at... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

We were surprised that for a hostel, it was wonderfully quiet. It could be because everyone was out partying much later than us though! The shared facilities including the bathroom were kept spotlessly clean, and the double room was very simply furnished but functional and clean. A great cheap place to stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

Very clean, excellent location (old town), comfortable accomodation. The owners are very friendly and helpful. The best feature is the roof top terrace: big, amazing view, wifi, open air and sheltered relax area on it. The hostal has free wifi throughout the establishment, even though the connection isn't always that great.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I had a great three nights stay at Hostal Africa. Loved the location, walking right into the old town of Tarifa. Eva and Miguel were super nice and helpful. I had asked for a room in the higher floor which was not available but when there was a cancellation, Eva offered to change my room to Room 10 which was... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The place is clean, I had a couples suite and it was a large room which was hot and without a fan but staff did lend one. The roof is beautiful but gets closed off at 12. The Internet is a bit spotty however Staff are nice and warm.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Hostal Africa is in a great location, easy to get to the beach, and right in the old town just a minute away from Tapas bars. The view from the roof terrace is really nice. No breakfast included, which was OK as we went out for coffee and pastry. The room was very basic and plain. WiFi in the lobby... More 

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