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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We spent three nights in the dorm. Our stay was made unpleasant by loud music playing most of the day and night. People at the reception area were quite inconsiderate at nightime (up to midnight shouting in loud voices over music) and we could not sleep. Bathrooms should have handwash available to use. We enjoyed good breakfast. Good location near... More 

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New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Bar closes at 10PM and they pretty much force you out of the common area at that time for the staff to be able to leave. They have a 24/7 washer and dryer available. 1 full bottle of wine is only 50R and the bar.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Staff was great....in particular Johnny, who is a former Baz bus driver and lives at the hostel, and volunteers when help is needed to run the place. My room felt dark, with mosquitos, extremely hot and dank, even with a fan. Noise from lobby area was exceptionally loud. And my room's one window was by the entrance where people smoked... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Nomad is located in a safe neighborhood, next to a shopping mall that pretty much has everything. The shopping mall also has a nice gym and easy access to bars and clubs via Uber (approx. 30 to 50 Rand). The place has several dorm rooms, which are quite cramped at 170 Rand per person, so we opted to get a... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Excellent service, very friendly and helpful staff, as well as the other local and international guests. The old style twinbed room was very spacious, the large ceiling fan cooled down the room. A cosy public area with swimming pool, kitchen and small bar to get a black label, castle beer or soda.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

i had a wonderful time at Nomads......n da people are friendly..... I would gladly recommend Nomads to friends and I am definatetly coming back.Nomads is located in a quiet place which is very condusive for me.I kindly appreciate their brakefast was good and the bar was awesome Thanks to Derick and Johnny

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

i booked at the last minute and they were able to squeeze me in, on arrival i was met by their night time manager who immediately made me feel at home, i was booked in and explained what the house rules were, the pool was clean and refreshing and the visitors and staff friendly, i will visit again

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Was only there for one night, met some interesting characters all good though. I was ok with the music as I was awake but there were others that didn't... the party went on till late, very late. The bathroom facilities need to be updated and the kitchen area could do with a tidy up. But it is a backpackers and... More 

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shelly beach south africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

i was very surprised i the Nomads, will go there again, and will refer your guys.i will go again when i need place . for the amount you pay , i got value out and i know backpacker is not five star , but i rated them 3 star , well done and my car was so safe, and the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Fantastic place to crash after a long day site seeing and most probably a great night with friends... the security is always on site and very helpful if you have any queries what so ever. The entertainment center is intimate and there is a bar if you feel like playing pool with the gents over a beer.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Nomads Backpackers

Address: 70 Essenwood Road, Durban 4400, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $33 - $33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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