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Tekweni Backpackers Hostel

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Tekweni is located in the centre of Durban's hippest entertainment area : pubs, clubs, restaurants and markets are on the doorstep. It is comprised of 3 neighbouring houses, the oldest and main house built in 1896. The hostel was established in 1992 making, it one of the first five hostels in the country and the longest established in Durban. We are close to everything, only two km to the beach and town. The various types of accommodation ramble across the 3 properties. You have the choice of staying right in the middle of the action or in one of our quieter more remote rooms away from the hustle and bustle. The rooms are comfortable and tastefully decorated all with ceiling fans.
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We arrived last night very late to tekwani backpackers. The host welcomed us and was very friendly. He showed us our room and gave us the key. He then told us that he would go to bed because he had to be back at work at 6 am. Someone was already sleeping in the room, so we wouldn
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We had n Amazing time with my friends we stayed there for 5 days.great atmosphere very affordable place if you visiting Durban and to top it all just around the busy street of Florida where all the vibe happens and their friendly staff keep it up
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It is unfortunate that we stayed for such a short while , but I would recommend Tekwni Backpackers to all who visit Durban.
Thanks for the hospitality and I will be sure the let others know how wonderful my stay was.
Cheers
Tulani
Coffee Shack Backpackers
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My friends and I booked to stay at Tekweni for a weekend. When we got there we were quite impressed by the overall look of Tekweni. There was a little confusion with our booking as we booked for 5 people and when we arrived they only had 4 beds, however they did rectify this by g
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If you're looking for an affordable place to stay in Durban, Tekweni might be the best option in town. Its situated just around the corner of Florida Rd (the street with all the bars, restaurants and nightclubs). The atmosphere was amazing and the staff was very friendly. Also: Y
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Small dirty room with a fan that doesn't work
Hi. Please advise if pool and jacuzzi in working order. as previous reviews indicate they are not. Please advise on more info pertaining to Room 6.
"room 8, very quite corner and good for sleeping"
"Room Number 15 is extremely small"
"Ask for beds in the room on the ground floor to the right as you enter for slightly better beds."
"For a bit more privacy, ask for the flats next to the main building. More like a proper rented apartment rather than your typical hostel."
"Quieter rooms are to the front of the house"
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PRICE RANGE
$28 - $32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalDurban
NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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