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Aweh Africa Backpackers

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121 Briar Lane Durban North, Durban 4051 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome people with terrible directions. So much fun, very welcome and well looked after. Happily go back there for longer! The location would be a struggle without your own means of transport but the neighbourhood felt incredibly safe and was very pretty.

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Reviewed 28 July 2018

My second visit to aweh reaffirmed the creeping discomfort felt during my first visit. The establishment is cluttered with images of black caricatures painted by the owner, a white Afrikaner, who greeted my group of friends with light hearted racism before we could wipe our...More

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Response from AwehAfrica, Manager at Aweh Africa BackpackersResponded 29 July 2018

Hello Darling, I'm very sorry if our artwork offended you... It's an African theme... To just insinuate that we would be racist is quite a ridiculous joke :D you made us laugh ^^ Backpackers have the characteristic of getting bit busy and crowded, as you...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018

This is the second year I'd stayed at this place, but for SURE not the last! I can't say enough wonderful things about it. From the owners complete flexibility with our stays (we book a little chaotically because I have to make many of our...More

Thank puppylover093
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The staff there is really nice They are very helpful and fun to talk to The rooms are very beautifully decorated The neighbourhood is very safe and you are not afraid to there by your own at night You also have a really nice view

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Thank melissaG3005GC
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Stayed here for about 4 months in 2017, Awesome cheap affordable accommodation in Durban, Jesse & Cathy are great and very accommodating to all guests, they always go out of there to please and ensure all guests are comfortable, a nice environment to meet people...More

Thank StephenOdodah
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Aweh :) We are a small cozy backpackers just starting up in beautiful Durban North. We are situated in a quiet part of Durban just 10 minutes away from the City of Durban. Not only is there a lot of nature and ...More culture around to explore, but also a Beach Buggy available to drive you to town, to the beach, waterfalls or simply to few bars and discos to enjoy the nightlife. Our goal is to run this place like our home. With lots of love and always with an open mind. Come, laugh and relax with us! Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Traveller (6)
Room & Suite (7)
Dining (1)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"All rooms are equally accessible on the same floor."
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"Dorm beds have curtains"
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"In the Sunset room you wake up with a stunning view over Durban."
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"Treehouse room has bigger beds than usual. Man-made and with curtains for extra privacy"
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