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Tekweni Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

We chose a quite month to travel so things we not too crazy but we timed it perfectly by arriving on a braai night. Everyone brought some meat and chucked it on the bbq. Perfect way for people to mingle. Close walk to Flordia street...More

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Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded January 26, 2016

Sooo cool! We do the free braai at least twice a week and we do our best to make it nice. A perfect setting for guests to get to know each other and us of course. Fantastic when it is really appreciated. Thanks for the...More

Reviewed January 17, 2016

I absolutely loved the place. It is definitely a party place and you should know that coming in. They seem to party most nights of the week so if your looking for a good time - this is the place to go. Me and my...More

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Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded January 22, 2016

Thanks for the star studded review! You definitely get us. Love the compliments on our staff particularly. We pride ourselves in that department. I will pass them on. Hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed January 8, 2016

I was passing through and wanted to stay for two nights but had such a great time I ended up staying for an extra day. The beds were comfy and the bathrooms were clean and the bar was open! The staff are great and Ben...More

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Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded January 22, 2016

Thanks for your very cool review. I will pass on the staff compliments in particular. We really appreciate the kind words. Hopefully you make it back at some point.

Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights, hostel was ok, had a good atmosphere. Definitely a party hostel and can be loud, can even hear the bars from across the road. Our room was ok, the fan needs fixing, it works but was squeaky and quite...More

Thank 24jb9
Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded January 7, 2016

This is actually a pretty good review ruined by one staff member. Very sad. Particularly because we pride ourselves in our staff. To us it is the most important part of our business. We have taken your review very seriously and are dealing with it....More

Reviewed November 27, 2015

Reception guy gave us inadequate information about prices on arrival which according to him, was due to "language barriers". The crappiest explanation ever, since the correct price wasn't even mentioned during our first talk. No hot water in most of the basins. The pool so...More

Thank Lukasz I
Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded December 10, 2015

Ouch. With all due respect this is a very aggressive review. You wouldn't let your dog swim in our pool? there are plenty of bikini clad peeps enjoying our pool as we speak some with ice cold drinks soaking in the sun and enjoying the...More

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"room 8, very quite corner and good for sleeping"
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"Room Number 15 is extremely small"
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"Ask for beds in the room on the ground floor to the right as you enter for slightly better beds."
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"For a bit more privacy, ask for the flats next to the main building. More like a proper rented apartment..."
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