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Hermanus Backpackers
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Hermanus Backpackers was quite empty when we arrive in early Jan, but the staff did their best to make us feel like home and was very helpful. The venue has a funky set-up, free wifi, its own bar and a separate cottage also with a swimming pool, around the corner, where private rooms are located. It is a great place to crash before a long journey; it has prosperous social life and is good for meeting like-minded travellers.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed April 4, 2013

If you like cool, young people that is the place to be. It's nice and clean. The staff is young but is not trying to integrate backpackers. The Hostel is hip and very colorful. A little bit noisy but in a backpacker Hostel it's normal. Close to the center. Bed are good. No breakfast included.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 27, 2013

You simply can't beat this place for location, price and amenities. I stayed here for three nights and will definitely return. They arranged a shark cage tour and it was amazing. Although I was flying solo, there were plenty of super friendly people and they even have a Braii for guests.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

Very friendly hostel with a nice atmosphere. Great communityrooms, bar, pool and fireplace/braai area. Also friendly and helpful staff. Dorm was a bit too crowdy with one. Matrass in the center of the room ,but it was high season. We are looking forward to come back. :) mandy and hauke

  • Stayed: December 2012
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Reviewed December 23, 2012

Excellent place to stay. Staff are brilliant and really make you feel welcome. Location is perfect (shops within walking distance), rooms are clean and comfortable. Only stayed for 3 nights but will definitely be going back!

  • Stayed: December 2012
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Reviewed December 14, 2012

A friend and I arrived at Hermanus Backpackers with a number of other people from the Baz Bus, the receptionist was SO helpful, there wasn't anything that he didn't help us with. He helped us plan activities and book our next trip and hostel. The atmosphere at Hermanus Backpackers is so friendly and everybody is made to feel at home. There is great WiFi connection, its close to town, great BBQ area, awesome food, great bar and the beds were comfy! I will always remember this hostel due to the fun that we had and the cool people that work there!

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed December 13, 2012 via mobile

All u need is here


Nice atmosphere, bbq running every evening, large garden, ..plenty of space inside too
Clean and full featured kitchen
Great staff
Really a great location , very close to board walk to New Harbour .

  • Stayed: December 2012
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Additional Information about Hermanus Backpackers

Address: 26 Flower Street, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 45 Specialty Lodging in Hermanus
Price Range: $12 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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 
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