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Amakaya Backpackers & Apartments

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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“bar closes”(2 reviews)
“big dorm”(2 reviews)
“owners wife”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsbar closesbig dormowners wifefree breakfastclose to townone nightown bathroomplace to sleepdouble roombloukrans bridgecentral locationbed was comfortablea great stayrooms are cleanbraai areafelt like homego the extra mile
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As I'm from an older generation I was apprehensive about staying in a backpackers place but it was fantastic really. Well organized, clean and friendly. We had a super family room with plenty of space, well done to the owner's.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at amakaya was ok. The hostel is close to the centre. However I missed the right vibe at the hostel. People are friendly, rooms are clean, everything is there but we missed something. In big dorm there are no curtains, but there is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amakaya staff was very friendly n welcoming. Dorm was clean. As I was travelling alone - I felt safe and still had a good night's rest away from home. Great location located near all amenities. Thank You Amakaya Team for accommodating me this season.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is certainly good, people are friendly, , felt safe all the time, staying there was a pleasure, would go back again in the future, , the staff very helpful and willing to assist you all the way....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing people working there. I had felt like home. In specialy Pedro!!!!!! I stayed two time. The city is so beautiful, i don't know why the people don't go always. Peace, good energy and love!!! 🏄🏄❤❤🇪🇸

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Minibar
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
$23 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$23 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveler (10)
Room & Suite (25)
Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (1)
Hotel & Grounds (21)
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"go for a private room downstairs to avoid some noise from the upstairs bar"
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"2-bed female dorm is a tiny room with a bunk bed, but it's quite nice. Close to the bar."
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"The 8 bed dorm with the kitchenette was suitable as a family room"
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"Staying one of their Apartments gives you a sense of privacy which you don't experience in every..."
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