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Hermanus Backpackers

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The standout factor at this place is definitely the staff. Everyone I dealt with was incredibly friendly and helpful in a way you don't often experience. The hostel itself is lovely and for the price (£10) I would not expect anything more. Obviously there are nicer places to stay but I'd go back here everytime. A useful tip if you're... More 

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Koh Tao, Thailand
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

it's not often you come across a hostel which just gets everything right. Hermanus backpackers was exactly that. From the overly helpful staff who will help organise every attribute of your life and travel plans with ease, to the nightly braai's, clean kitchens, dorms and bathrooms and the welcoming social element to get to know new people, my three nights... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hermanus is just awesome and Hermanus backpackers is just awesome too! We stayed in one of their communal cottages around the corner from the main building - what a great place! The cottage is a quaint old building that has been completely renovated, it also has a beautiful garden to enjoy breakfast in. Can't recommend it highly enough!

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Thank Allix J
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29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this hostel was excellent! It felt like a home from home. We rarely cook in hostels as often the utensils aren't clean but everything in this hostel was brand new and spotlessly clean. It felt like a five star hotel from start to finish!

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NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus Backpackers, responded to this review

WoW - that's a great review, those are the ones which warm our hearts! Thanks so much for those kinds words, we're stoked that you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind regards, Hermanus Backpackers More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stayed here for one night on the journey up the garden route but had no complaints. The staff were all very friendly, the accommodation itself really nice and free breakfast is included. It is less than 5 minutes to the sea and about 10-20 to the old harbour and the restaurants around it. There is a 3 hour... More 

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NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for that awesome review Ben, we love them! So glad you enjoyed your stay ith us and hope that next time you're in the area you'll come back and stay again! More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing stay, I was mostly talking to Hayley - she's soo nice and helpful. She's happy to just have a chat or give you as much information as you need. The hostel is good, not new and you can see the age but it's clean and totally adequate for what you need. The only thing that was a bit... More 

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NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Lidia, thanks for that super review, you were lovely to chat to :-) Hope to see you again some time. Kind regards, Hayley - Hermanus Backpackers More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Hermanus for 2 nights and wished we had much longer! It is the one place we stayed in during our SA trip which I could revisit and have 2 weeks there. The room and kitchen area were incredibly tidy, clean and lovely. The staff were incredibly helpful to us during our stay and helped us fill both... More 

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NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this great review, warms the cockles of our hearts! Hope to see you another time when you visit Hermanus. Kind regards, Hermanus Backpackers More 

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26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely hotel with very sweet staff. We got to stay in a small cottage with two different rooms. The room next to ours wasn't occupied during our stay which meant that we got it all to ourself. A nice surprise. It was possible to close and lock the door to your bedroom for some privacy of when you left... More 

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NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for such a positive and lovely review! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, The Little Cottage is a gem and popular spot, hopefully it'll be available for you next time you visit Hermanus :-) Kind regards, Hermanus Backpackers More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

What a great ride. Seriously. Living in Cape Town, we were just looking for a little getaway for the weekend. The weather was gnarly and yet STILL it was just grande. Even when confined indoors, the staff and other guests were so cool to be around. If I remember correctly, we met a person or two from every continent and... More 

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NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus Backpackers, responded to this review

That's such a nice review, we love those! Hopefully, as you're just up the road, we'll see you again some time? Kind regards, Hermanus Backpackers More 

Bangalore
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We were a group of 6 and stayed here for 2 nights. From the moment we reached we knew we had made the perfect decision to stay here. Ample parking space available. Andrew and Johan at the reception were very helpful and cool! The place was buzzing with activity and just felt very warm and welcoming. We stayed in the... More 

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NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for that great review, we're so glad you enjoyed the stay with us! We hope that next time you're in Hermanus you'll come and stay again! Kind regards, Hermanus Backpackers More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hermanus Backpackers and Budget accommodation offers spacious chill areas, swimming pool, free WI-FI and free Breakfast to all guests. With a variety of room styles incl: Dorm rooms, twin rooms, triple rooms, double, double en-suites & en-suite family rooms, there is a room for every budget traveler.Room Rates start at R130 per person/per night with discounts for guests doing shark cage diving (enquire when booking)The Backpackers Budget accommodation is separate from the backpackers accommodation with it's own kitchen, garden, braai facilities and private bathrooms it offers excellent family and budget accommodation for the more discerning budget traveler.Hermanus Backpackers is a 5 minute walk into town and the famous cliff paths where Whales can be seen in season. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hermanus Backpackers

Address: 26 Flower Street, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: $30 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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